- Becca Meyers is a Paralympic swimmer from the United States. She holds multiple world records and has won three Paralympic titles and 15 medals at World Championships. The deaf-blind Paralympian pulled out of the 2020 Summer Paralympics after being told she can’t bring a personal care assistant to Japan.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Boyfriend, and Affairs
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Becca Meyers is a Paralympic swimmer from the United States. She holds multiple world records and has won three Paralympic titles and 15 medals at World Championships. The deaf-blind Paralympian pulled out of the 2020 Summer Paralympics after being told she can’t bring a personal care assistant to Japan.
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Rebecca Meyers was born on 20 November 1994 under the star sign Scorpio. The 26-year-old Paralympic swimmer is American by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. She attended Notre Dame Prep and later graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where she studied History with a concentration in Disability Studies.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
For eleven years, Meyers was a club swimmer with Loyola Blakefield Aquatics. In 2012, she began training with Michael Phelps after joining North Baltimore Aquatic. She then switched to Nation’s Capital Swim Club, where she trains under Bruce Gemmell.
Meyers was a member of the 2012 Paralympic Team and won a silver and bronze in London. She had also won a bronze medal in the 4×200m freestyle relay event in the 2009 Summer Deaflympics. She clinched three gold and one silver medal in Rio 2016. Also, she won gold in record time at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
Meyers received a Best Female Athlete with a Disability ESPY Award in 2015 and 2017. She aimed to continue her run at the delayed 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. But she withdrew from the Paralympics after being denied her request for a personal care assistant.
The USOPC (United States Olympics & Paralympic Commitee) awards $37,500 to athletes winning gold, $22,500 for silver and $15,000 for bronze medals. Apart from the prize money, Meyers earns thousands of dollars per month from sponsored Instagram posts and endorsement deals with swimsuit brands and clothing lines. As of 2021, she has a net worth of $500 thousand.
Dating, Boyfriend, and Affairs
The 26-year-old Paralympian is unmarried and appears to be single. To date, she hasn’t announced being in a relationship with anyone. She’s strictly kept her personal and professional life separate. So, she could be dating someone in secret.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The U.S. Paralympic swimmer was born to parents Wade Mark Meyers and Maria Dachille Meyers. She has a brother named Timothy and a sister named Elizabeth.
Meyers has Usher syndrome and has been deaf since she was born. She uses a cochlear implant that allows her to hear. She is also losing her vision to retinitis pigmentosa and has a Seeing Eye dog named Birdie.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Meyers has a decent height of 5 feet 3 inches. As an athlete, she has a fit body that weighs 124 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes.