Adam Peaty Bio: Olympics, Net Worth & Girlfriend

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Amid COVID-19, when people lost hope and lacked entertainment, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics brought the rays of positive vibes. And also, the contestants participating in the event gave the energy to cherish their victory and see the bright side of their loss.

And among them, the world-renowned swimmer Adam Peaty also played his crucial role in lighting people’s life.

Well, you might be wondering why. It’s because Adam was once a scared cat of water.

But in 2021, he bagged a gold medal (100 meters breaststroke) for his country in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. If it is not an aspiration, then there is no otherwise.

Adam won another gold medal in the mixed four × 100-meter medley relay in the same 2020 Tokyo Olympics. For this huge achievement, we would like to send him the best of the best congratulatory message.

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Adam Peaty (Source: getty image)

Similarly, the swimmer has made several other records. He is a 16-times European Champion and 8-times World Champion as of early August 2021. 

Also, Adam is the one who needs no one to break his records as he is enough for it. It is so because the swimmer has also smashed his records multiple times.

Now, apart from Adam Peaty’s professional life, we would like to make you read closure on his personal life, including age, kids, and family, via this article.

So, for that, keep on surfing.

Adam Peaty: Quick Facts

Full Name Adam George Peaty
Famous Name Adam Peaty
Age 29 years old
Gender Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
Height 6’3″ (1.9 meters)
Weight 95 kg (209 lbs)
Horoscope Capricorn
Date Of Birth 28th December 1994
Birth Place Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England
Religion Under review
Nationality British
Ethnicity White British
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Eye Colour Hazel Grey
Skin Colour Fair
Tattoos Yes
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Eirianedd Munro
Kids One Son –  George-Anderson Adetola Peaty
Father’s Name Mark Peaty
Mother’s Name Caroline Peaty
  • Two brothers – James Peaty and Richard Peaty
  • One Sister – Bethany Peaty
High School St Joseph Catholic Primary School
University Name Painsley Catholic College and Derby College
Profession British Swimmer
Specialization Breaststroke
Active from 2013
  • Loughborough University
  • London Roar
Coach Mel Marshall
Awards And Recognition
  • Eight times World Championships
  • 16 times European Champion
  • FINA award (2015 and 2016)
  • Two times Male World Swimmer of the Year (2015 and 2018)
  • LEN Award (Ligue Européenne de Natation) in 2016,2017 and 2018
  • Six times Male European Swimmer of the Year (2014-2019)
Net Worth $2 Million-$5 Million
Salary Under Review
Endorsements CUPRA, Arena, and more
Social Media Instagram, FacebookTwitter
Merch  EDGING: Sporting Heroes
Last Update July, 2024

Adam Peaty Wiki | Age and Early Childhood

Adam was born in 1994 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England. The swimmer celebrates his birthday on the 28th of December.

As of publishing this article, he is 29 years old. And within months, Peaty is approaching 27.

As Adam’s birth month is December, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. While growing up, he didn’t migrate to any other place, as his parents raised him in his birthplace.

Who are Adam Peaty’s parents? Names, Jobs, and Siblings

Adam is the youngest son to his father, Mark Peaty, and his mother, Caroline Peaty. Regarding his parents’ profession, he has not shared any information to date.

But, it is for sure that the swimmer didn’t have a hard childhood while growing up. So, most probably, Mark and Caroline provided every basic need to him.

Also, Adam’s birth parents have been the biggest supporter and motivators throughout his career.

Likewise, in return, the professional swimmer has made them proud by achieving much success at such young age.

Besides, Adam also has two older brothers named James Peaty and Richard Peaty. Also, he has one big sister, Bethany Peaty.

See Adam Peaty’s Parent’s Interview – Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty’s parents ‘immensely proud.’

Adam Peaty Body Measurements | Height and Weight

Adam has the best and perfectly structured body. He has maintained his athletic figure in such a way that any person can melt for. Yes, you can see his muscular build whenever he is racing.

Also, he often posts on his official Instagram by showcasing his abs and muscles.

On top of that, Adam has a decent height. He stands erect in 6 feet and 3 inches (1.91 meters). 

Likewise, his listed weight is 95 kg (209 lbs.).

Adam Peaty Distinctive Features | Eyes, Hair, and Tattoos

If you ever decide to attend the championship and watch Adam swimming to secure the first position, then be ready to fall for him at first glance.

Also, he has such a charming face and hazel grey-colored eyes, which adds extra elegance to him.

Similarly, Adam has inked all over on both his arms. Trust me; you can hardly forget his distinctive tattoos once you have a look at them. 

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Adam Peaty is celebrating his 2020 Olympic Win. (Image Source: Instagram)

And Adam has dark brown hair. As of mid-2021, he has kept his hair short.

Also, the swimmer competed in the 2020 Olympics with a mustache on his face, which is a rare sight of him.

Adam Peaty Nationality and Ethnicity

To make you clear, let me revise that Adam’s birthplace is England, United Kingdom. Also, he was raised there. As a result, he holds British citizenship.

Likewise, Adam belongs to the white British ethnical groups.

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Is Adam Peaty Married? Dating History

No, the professional swimmer is not married as of mid-2021. However, he has lived with his long-term girlfriend, Eirianedd Munro (Eiri), for many years.

As per the trusted sources, Adam met his now-partner, Eirianedd, during his training at Loughborough University. At the time, the former was a student at the university.

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Adam Peaty with his girlfriend, Eirianedd Munro. (Image Source: Instagram)

Then, Adam and Eirianedd began dating. Though the exact date of the beginning of their love life is not documented, it is for sure that they have been in love for many years.

Adam Peaty Kids | Name and Age

Adam is a father to his baby boy named George-Anderson Adetola Peaty with his partner, Eirianedd Munro. The dear couple welcomed their little bundle of happiness to the world on 11th September 2020.

The swimmer announced the birth of his son to the public through his Instagram. He posted by saying,

George-Anderson Adetola Peaty. 11/9/2020. 9lb 1oz. I’m so proud of you @eirimunro and I love you both incredibly.

Also, Adam was extremely excited and eager to meet his son as soon as he knew that Eiri was raising a baby inside her womb.

So, the swimmer often posted the picture with his baby mama and waited for George to arrive in the world.

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Adam Peaty with his son, George-Anderson Adetola Peaty. (Image Source: Instagram)

So, we can say that Adam and his sweetheart are enjoying their parenting journey. Also, they have no bound of their joy and laughter as they have been blessed with the precious little human.

Highlights On Adam Peaty’s Education

To pursue education, he attended St Joseph Catholic Primary School in Uttoxeter. 

Then, Adam got enrolled at the Painsley Catholic College for his higher education.

Also, Peaty went to Derby College. So, the swimmer has acquired enough knowledge. And, his qualification is proof that he didn’t stop studying in the middle.

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Highlights On Adam Peaty’s Professional Career 

Adam has achieved huge accomplishments in a short span, so you might be thinking that he was into swimming seriously from early days.

But, the truth is Peaty began focusing on swimming only from the age of 17.

Well, he thought to give his best when he knew that one of his friends, Craig Benson, the Scottish swimmer, made it to the semi-final at the 2012 London Olympics. This event made Adam be passionate and committed to swimming.

Then, Adam took training lessons. He even trained at the Repton School eight times per week.

Also, Peaty took his classes (two sessions) at Loughborough University. And from 2017, he began training full time at the Loughborough.

After training hard for many years, Adam made his first appearance at the 2013 European Short Course Swimming Championships. And he secured his first three personal best at the breaststroke.

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Next, his career took a wider turn as he participated in many international events like the 2015 British Swimming Championships and the 2015 World Swimming Championships.

Similarly, Adam represented Great Britain at the 2016 Rio Olympics, breaking the 100m breaststroke world record.

Then, in 2017, Peaty participated in European Short Course Swimming Championships and the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

In addition, Adam has also competed in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, 2018 European Championships, 2019 World Aquatics Championships, and 2020 International Swimming League.

Also, not to forget his all-time biggest success, i.e., winning the gold medal at the 2020 Olympics (Held in 2021, Tokyo).

Adam Peaty Awards and Achievements

Until 2021, Adam has won numerous awards and has been honored with much recognition. For instance, in 2015, he won the FINA award for Best Male Swimming Performance.

In 2016, Peaty claimed the FINA award for breaking the 100meter breaststroke record at the 2016 Olympics.

The following year, the 2017 New Year Honors appointed Adam as the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire).

Similarly, the Swimming World Magazine regarded Adam as the Male World Swimmer of the Year two times (2015 and 2018). Also, Peaty received LEN Award (Ligue Européenne de Natation) for best male swimmer three times (2016, 2017, and 2019).

Not only this, but Adam won Male European Swimmer of the Year for six years respectively, from 2014 to 2019.

Adam Peaty Net Worth | Salary and Winning Prize

Adam has been dominating many swimmers for many years by winning several events and championships. On top of that, he has also been earning some hefty amounts in a winning prize and salaries.

For instance, Adam has won the World Championship eight times and European Champion 16 times. So, it is evident enough that his total fortune is in a million figures.

According to reliable sources, Adama Peaty has a net worth of $2 Million.

Additionally, Adam makes considerable money from various endorsements like CUPRA, Arena, and more.

Adam Peaty Social Media Presence | Instagram, Twitter, And Facebook

The professional swimmer is quite active on social media like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. So, Adam takes his social platform to announce, whether it be his special days or win.

And, we have come up with his social account details. So, you can click on the link below to follow him instantly.

Instagram530k Followers 

Twitter120.3k Followers 

Facebook89k Followers 

Interesting Facts About Adam Peaty

  1. Apart from swimming, Adam Peaty is fond of football. And he is supportive of Nottingham Forest.
  2. He is the first Britain male swimmer to retain the gold medal in the 100 meters breaststrokes in the 2020 Toky Olympics. Previously, Adam won the gold medal in the same criteria at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  3. As of 2021, Adam’s partner, Eirianedd Munro, is 23 years old.


How fast does Adam Peaty swim?

In terms of speed, Adam Peaty is regarded as one of the fastest swimmers in the world. He has a record of being the first swimmer to complete 50 meters breaststroke under 26 seconds.
Also, Peaty is the first to finish 100 meters breaststroke under 57 and 58 seconds.

How old was Adam Peaty when he started swimming?

Adam was only four years old when he swam for the first time. But, he initiated swimming professionally after reaching 18 years old.

What makes Adam Peaty so good?

Adam stands out among other swimmers as he has a unique cardiovascular system and extensive hands and feet.

Also, the thing that makes Adam good is his double-jointed and hypermobile knees and joints, which assist him in stretching farther than normal people.

Is Adam Peaty American?

No, Adam is British as he was born in England. And he has been representing the United Kingdom and England for many years.

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