A versatile British competition swimmer who excels in breaststroke, Adam George Peaty goes by the moniker Adam Peaty. At the LEN European Aquatics Championships and the Commonwealth Games, where he made his international debut in 2014, he won four gold medals. Additionally, that year, he was a candidate for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award.
Biography of Adam Peaty
In Uttoxeter, England, on December 28, 1994, Adam George Peaty was born. Both in terms of nationality and ethnicity, he is British-white. Also, he is Caucasian, a Christian, and a member of that race.
Adam’s star sign is Capricorn and his birthdate indicates that he will be 26 years old in 2020. His parents are Caroline and Mark Peaty, his father. Along with him, he has three siblings.
For his education, Adam attended Derby College, Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle, and St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Uttoxeter.
Date of Birth and Age of Adam Peaty
In Uttoxeter, United Kingdom, he was born on December 28, 1994. Every year on December 28, he observes his birthday.
Body Measurements for Adam Peaty
He has a medium height, standing at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters), like him. She is 190 lbs. as well (86 kg).
- Adam Peaty joined the Dove Valley Swimming Club in Uttoxeter when he was nine years old, and by the time he was twelve, he was competing and breaking club records.
- At the City of Derby swimming club in 2009, Melanie Marshall instructed him.
- At the 2013 European Short Course Swimming Championships, where he participated in his first senior competition, he established three breaststroke personal records.
- He competed in four events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland: the 100-meter breaststroke, the 200-meter breaststroke, and the four-person 100-meter medley relay.
- In the 50-meter breaststroke, he set a new Commonwealth Games record for the fastest qualifying time by winning his semi-final and moving up to second place in the standings.
- Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa won the race, and he came in second with a timing of 26.78 seconds, 0.02 seconds behind him. He also took home the gold in the 4 x 100-meter medley relay with his team of Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Barrett, and Adam Brown.
- He set his first world record at the 2014 European Championships, and he then swam the 50-meter breaststroke in first place in his heat to create a new world record time of 26.62′′.
- In the final of the 4 x 100-meter medley relay, he set a second world record with a time of 3’44.02′′. He also won gold in the 100-meter breaststroke after taking first place in all three of his events.
- Additionally, at the 2014 World Short Course Championships, he won three silver medals in the 50-, 100-, and 4 x 50-meter mixed medley relays, however, he was unable to get to the 200-meter breaststroke final.
- He is about half a second faster than the previous record at the British Championships and World Trials in 2015 in the 100m breaststroke. He was the first guy to finish the race under 58 seconds, clocking in just 57.92 seconds. The 2015 World Aquatic Championships will include him in all three of the breaststroke events.
- Adam won the gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2015 World Championships, becoming the first swimmer to ever win the title. He did it by breaking championship records in both his heat and semifinal matches, and he also defeated Cameron van der Burgh in the final.
- Together with Walker-Hebborn, he broke a new world record to win a third gold medal in the four-person 100-meter mixed medley relay. He also concluded the year with two silver medals at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in the 50- and 100-meter breaststroke events.
- Adam won the four-person 100-meter medley relay with Walker-Hebborn at the 2016 European Championships in London, defending his 50- and 100-meter breaststroke solo crowns in addition to both of his relay medals.
- He only competed in the 100-meter breaststroke in the individual events because the 50-meter breaststroke was not a swimming event at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics.
- He set a new world record in the preliminary round with a time of 57.55 seconds, won his semifinal, and then went on to win the final with a time of 57.13 seconds, giving Team GB their first gold medal of the 2016 Olympics.
- In addition, he shared silver with Walker-Hebborn, Guy, and Scott in the four-person 100-meter medley relay.
- Later, at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships, Adam successfully defended his 100-meter breaststroke title while also setting two world records in the 50-meter event. In the heats, he clocked 26.10 seconds, and in the semifinal, he became the first man to break 26 seconds by winning in 25.95 seconds.
- He set a new British record and finished third in the 50-meter breaststroke at the 2017 European Short Course Swimming Championships. He also won a silver medal in the four-person 100-meter medley relay.
- Following that, he won gold in the 100-meter breaststroke, setting a new European record and winning his first gold in a short course competition.
- After setting a games record time of 58.59 seconds in the semifinals, Adam successfully defended his 100-meter breaststroke title at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. He won in 58.84 seconds.
- In the 4 100-meter medley relay, he helped England win the silver medal.
- In the 100-meter breaststroke event at the 2018 European Championships, he successfully defended his title while also breaking his own world record with a time of 57.00 seconds, which was later revised to 57.10′′ the following day.
- At the conclusion of the European Championships, Peaty’s times for the 50- and 100-meter breaststrokes were ranked 11th and 14th, respectively, in history.
- Additionally, he became the first man to break 57 seconds in the 100-meter breaststroke semi-final at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, breaking his own world record in the process with a time of 56.88′′.
- At the World Championships, he achieved the triple-double by winning gold in the 50-meter breaststroke three times. He also finished third with Davies, Guy, and Anderson in the 4×100-meter mixed medley relay.
- In the 4 100-meter medley relay, Peaty won his third gold medal, making this his most successful global championship ever. 2019 saw him compete in the International Swimming League’s inaugural season as well.
- He was also picked to lead the London Roar team as captain, and under his leadership, the team advanced to the grand final in Las Vegas, where they placed second.
- At the International Swimming League competition in Budapest on November 15, 2020, Peaty competed for the London Roar squad. With a time of 55.49 seconds in the semifinal, he set his first-ever short-course world record for the 100-meter breaststroke.
- He swam the final of the 100m breaststroke in 55.41 seconds, shattering his own world record from the previous week.
- Peaty was pre-selected together with three other medalists from the 2019 individual world championships for the postponed Tokyo Olympics in December 2020.
- Peaty also prevailed in the 100-meter breaststroke event on the opening day of the British Swimming Olympic trials for 2021 at the London Aquatics Center with a time of 57.39 seconds.
- In addition, he won gold in the 50- and 100-meter breaststroke events at the European Championships in May 2021, making it four straight victories.
- Later, he participated in the mixed 4 x 100 m medley relay team and the men’s 4 x 100 m medley relay team, where he won two further gold medals.
- Adam earned Britain’s first gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (held in 2021) by defeating Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga in the 100-meter breaststroke in 57.37 seconds. He also became the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title in July of that year.
Worth of Adam Peaty
As of 2021, Adam Peaty’s net worth is predicted to range from $1 million to $5 million, however, no information has been provided regarding his real salary.