- Mack Horton, an Australian freestyle swimmer, is the Rio Olympic 400m freestyle champion. He became the first male swimmer from Victoria to win a gold medal in the 400m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately, he did not make the Australian swim team in the Tokyo Games this year.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Mack Horton, an Australian freestyle swimmer, is the Rio Olympic 400m freestyle champion. He became the first male swimmer from Victoria to win a gold medal in the 400m freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately, he did not make the Australian swim team in the Tokyo Games this year.
Originally from Melbourne, Victoria, Mackenzie Horton was born on 25 April 1996 under the star sign Taurus. The 25-year-old freestyle swimmer is Australian by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He attended Caulfield Grammar School and Caufield Campus in Melbourne.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Horton began swimming when he was only ten years old. Three years later, he broke his first Australian record at age 13. At the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships held in Honolulu, he first represented Australia internationally and broke the meet record in the 1500-metre freestyle. He finished second in the 400-meter freestyle and finished fourth in the 800-meer freestyle.
Horton then won five gold medals at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Dubai. He made his senior debut at the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships. He won a gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games. He took home three national titles in 2015 and qualified for his first World Championships in the 400, 800, and 1500-meter relay.
At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Horton won gold in his Olympic debut in the 400-meter freestyle. He then earned a hat trick of individual medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games., taking home a gold in the 400 free, a silver in the 200 free, and a bronze in 1500 free. At the Tokyo Olympics, he failed to make the Australian team for defending his Olympic 400-meter freestyle.
As a successful freestyle swimmer, Horton has earned a substantial sum of money. He also makes thousands of dollars through endorsement deals with several sports brands, promotions, and sponsored posts on social media. As of 2021, Horton has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs
Horton is currently in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Ella Walter. The two are high school sweethearts and have been together for over six years.
The couple met in prep and went through all of the primary school together at Caufield Grammar. They became friends in grade 6 and acted on their feelings at their final exams of year 12. The two have been inseparable ever since and will likely get married soon.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The decorated swimmer was born to parents Andrew and Cheryl Horton. He has a younger brother named Chad.
His family have suffered years of abuse and death threats after Horton took a stand against a Chinese drug cheat.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Horton stands tall at the height of 6 feet 3 inches. As a swimmer, he has a fit, athletic body that weighs 194 lbs.