|Drew Drechsel Quick Info
|5 ft 9 in
|Date of Birth
|January 6, 1989
Drew Drechsel is an American reality television star, parkour performer, and businessman who is best known for his stint with American Ninja Warrior, a sports entertainment competition based on the Japanese television series Sasuke. As of 2019, Drew Drechsel had been a 9-time American Ninja Warrior.
Real Life Ninja, American Ninja Warrior
Florida, United States
Connecticut, United States
Reality Television Star, Parkour Performer, Businessman
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Drew Drechsel has dated –
- April Beckner (2015-Present) – He started going out with fellow Ninja trainer April Beckner in April 2015 and the duo has been blessed with a boy named Korey Kade Drechsel (b. December 1, 2019).
Race / Ethnicity
- Athletic capabilities
- Has often sported a stubble
Drew Drechsel Facts
- He spent his childhood years growing up in Coral Springs, Florida.
- Drew Drechsel later shifted to Fairfield, Connecticut.
- It was in the year 2004 that he first started parkour.
- He became the first competitor in American Ninja Warrior to be awarded “POM Run of the Night” 3 times in one season.
- Drew Drechsel has co-owned the Real Life Ninja Academy, a set of gyms with locations in New York and Connecticut.
- In 2020, he was accused of child s*x crimes and was arrested for seeking s*x with a minor and inducing her into sending him s*xually explicit images.
- Following the allegations, the American Ninja Warrior cut ties with Drew and a spokesperson said, “American Ninja Warrior is a family show that has inspired countless people, and we will not let the actions of one contestant tarnish the hard work and amazing stories of so many,” adding, “Moving forward, the American Ninja Warrior brand will sever all ties with Mr. Drechsel, including his appearance on future seasons of the show.”