Nathan Adrian was keenly interested in taking lessons in swimming from a very young age. He had interest from the age of two. Nathan was so talented that he was quite interested in going into competition with his elder sister and brother who were already in the world of swimming.

His immense interest and dedication from such young age have made him join the Olympic Aquatic Club and ultimately become a core member of the Tacoma Swim Club. His net worth is estimated at $ 2 million.

Early life

Nathan was born in the year 1988, 7th December. He hails from Bremerton, Washington. His upbringing was along with his sister Donella and his brother Justin. Nathan is the youngest and the most adorable of the three.

He was born to Jim, who was by profession a retired nuclear engineer. It is known from the record that his father had a tall height which was inherited by Nathan. His mother’s name was Cecilia. She was a Chinese and was born and brought up in Hong Kong. She was a nurse for the reputed institute Bremerton School District.

He received high school education from Bremerton High School and received a scholarship from the University of California, Berkeley. He even was recognized for a graduate degree in the same University in the subject of Public Health.

Being a boy of only five years, he was quite interested in keeping up with his siblings and becoming a core member of the swimming team with which the other siblings where associated.


Just before three months left for the 2008 Olympics, Nathan finally completed the series of Short Course Championship in the city of Manchester, UK, where he won the category of 100 Free.  Just after 2 months of complete rest and leisure, Nathan was called for the final preparatory meet that was held just before the trials. This time he had gone for a real breakthrough. He finally got successful in the winning the 50 Free that was an exclusive segment at the Omaha Invitational.

He was successful in beating his competitor Gary Hall, Roland Schoeman and Draganja. The opponents were well established, and all were either Gold, Silver or Bronze medalists.

After he went for making his first debut in the 2008 Short Course World Championship a perfect turning point came in his life. He was successful enough to gather fame by winning gold in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. He was really considered an asset to his nation for winning the Championships.

He was heaped with enormous talents and with such an outstanding and appreciable performance; he won almost 24 medals after participating in all the prestigious international level world championships. Presently he is getting trained by Mike Bottom and Dave Durden, who is making Nathan get prepared to get loaded with more medals

Personal life

Nathan before participating in the Rio Olympics was dating Hallie Ivester. The couple was in a stable relationship for three long years and soon had a breakup. Hallie was also associated with the reputed institute Swimmer University. She was a regular swimmer there.

Nathan is a typical homely person who gives importance to the family. His upbringing was in a well-to-do family. Starting from his early days, he has received the support of his family members. He has been fortunate to get supportive parents and humble siblings who have often cached him during his crisis times.

He has declared several times that his family plays an important role in whatever position he has achieved today. He might be a capable swimmer, but his capability was first recognized by his parents who decided to make his early childhood get nurtured within splashes of water.

Right from the beginning of his success story to the winning of a gold medal in the London Olympics, he was supported by his family. He is sponsored by Speedo as per records available. He is quite active on social networking sites and maintains a huge fan base on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Nathan Ghar-jun Adrian

Date of Birth: 7th December 1988

Birth Place: Bremerton, Washington, United States

Age: 29 Years Old

Profession: Professional Swimmer

Height: 1.98 m.

Weight: 100 KG.

Net worth: $ 2 million