Katie Ledecky Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Katie Ledecky Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthMarch 17, 1997
Zodiac SignPisces
BoyfriendUnknown

Katie Ledecky is an American swimmer known for her successful swimming career. She has received various awards during her career like the FINA Swimmer of the Year Award in 2013, Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year Award in 2017, and USA Swimming Athlete of the Year Award (2013-2016). She has a huge social media fan base with more than 400k followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Twitter, and more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky

Nick Name

Katie

Katie Ledecky at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Katie Ledecky at the 2016 Summer Olympics (Fernando Frazão / Agência Brasil / CC BY-3.0 BR)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States

Residence

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Katie completed her schooling at Little Flower School and then went on to pursue her graduation in 2015 from Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart. She later got accepted into the Stanford University.

Occupation

Competitive Swimmer

Family

  • Father – David Ledecky
  • Mother – Mary Gen (Hagan)
  • Siblings – Michael (Older Brother)
  • Others – Jaromír Ledecký (Paternal Grandfather), Berta Ruth Greenwald (Paternal Grandmother), Edward Jordan Hagan (Maternal Grandfather), Kathleen Frances O’Connor (Maternal Grandmother), Jon Ledecky (Paternal Uncle) (Owner of New York Islanders)

Manager

Unknown

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 lbs

Katie Ledecky giving an interview at the Olympic Park of the Rio 2016 Games
Katie Ledecky giving an interview at the Olympic Park of the Rio 2016 Games (Agência Brasil Fotografias / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Katie has largely remained silent about her personal life while interacting with the media, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about her dating history and love life.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Katie has Czechoslovakian, Irish, and Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Her smile
  • Short hair

Brand Endorsements

She appeared in a TV commercial for Pool Safely in 2016.

Religion

Catholicism

Katie Ledecky receiving the gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games in August 2016
Katie Ledecky receiving the gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games in August 2016 (Fernando Frazão / Agência Brasil / CC BY-3.0 BR)

Best Known For

Being an internationally-ranked competitive female swimmer who has won a number of Olympic gold medals and world championships.

First Film

Katie has not made any theatrical film appearances yet.

First TV Show

Katie made her television show debut as herself on Fox News Sunday in 2014.

Personal Trainer

Katie begins her day early and starts her work out by 5 a.m. She initially trained with Yuri Suguiyama and was later mentored by Bruce Gemmell. She usually does 5 different styles of swim sets and is very focused. Katie trains at Bethesda Health Club and Georgetown Prep.

Katie follows a protein and carbohydrate-filled diet and consumes about 3500 calories in a day.

Below is what her diet usually consists of –

  • Breakfast – Two pieces of toast with peanut butter and an Apple or a Banana
  • Snack – Omelet with Bacon, Egg, Cheese, Potatoes, and Tomato, Bagel with Cream cheese and Egg or Yogurt and fruit along with Chocolate Milk
  • Brunch – Yogurt, Honey, and Granola with mixed berries, Apple or Pear
  • Lunch – Pasta with Chicken or a Caesar salad with a double serving of Chicken and an avocado
  • Snacks – Fruit or toast and Peanut Butter
  • Dinner – Chicken or steak, and either Pasta or Rice or Arugula with White beans, Tomato and Garlic

Katie Ledecky Favorite Things

  • Dessert – Pumpkin Apple Bread
SourceToday
Katie Ledecky as seen in May 2014
Katie Ledecky as seen in May 2014 (PoolSafely / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Katie Ledecky Facts

  1. She is a philanthropist and works with charities like Catholic Charities, Shepherd’s Table, Bikes for the World, and Wounded Warriors.
  2. Her mother was also a swimmer and swam for the University of New Mexico.
  3. She admits to having a very messy room.
  4. She enjoys traveling.
  5. Katie learned to play the piano when she was a child.
  6. She enjoys playing scrabble and chess with her older brother.
  7. When she was in the 4th grade, she broke her arm during a basketball game.
  8. She finds her brother to be her biggest influencer in swimming.
  9. Follow Katie on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Fernando Frazão / Agência Brasil / CC BY-3.0 BR

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