Kyle Chalmers Bio: Olympics, Gold Medal & Net Worth

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Kyle Chalmers is a world-famous athlete and swimmer from Australia who has won several titles for his country.

Moreover, Kyle Chalmers represents Australia in the Olympics, World Championship, European Championship, Commonwealth Games, etc.

Nevertheless, during the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janerio and Vice World Championship in 2019, he had competed in 100meter freestyle swimming.

Due to his phenomenal performance, Kyle Chalmers was named the Australian Institute of Sport Performance Awards.

Kyle Chamlers
Kyle Chalmerscompeting in the men’s 100m freestyle at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 

In fact, following the same year, Kyle was also named South Australian Star of the Year.

Kyle Chalmer is prominently famous for his exceptional skills in freestyle and butterfly swimming.

Notably, he has won 5 gold medals – breaking 4 Australian age records making him a strong contender to bring a gold medal in Tokyo Olympics for Australia.

Meanwhile, after winning five gold medals, Kyle chambers won Silver Medal at the Olympic event in China.

Quick Facts

Name Kyle Chalmers
Date of Birth 25 June 1998
Birth Place Port Lincoln, South Australia,
Nick Name The Big Tuna, ‘Ray’ Chalmers, King Kyle
Age 24 years old
Gender Male
Religion Not known
Nationality Australian 
Ethnicity Unknown
Horoscope Sagittarius
Profession Swimmer – Freestyle and Butterfly
Height 1.94 m (6’4″)
Weight 93 kg (205 lbs)
Body Mass Index (BMI) 20.7
Build Athletic
Hair Color Blond
Eye Color Blank And Brown
Tattoo No
Father Name Brett Chalmers
Mother Name Jodie Chalmers
Siblings Brother – Jackson Chalmers 
Relationship Madison Wilson
Coach  Peter ‘Bish’ Bishop
Professional Career 2013-present
  • Olympic Games
  • European Championship 
  • Commonwealth Games
Hobbies Football
Salary Unavailable
Net Worth $1.5 million
Shoe Addidas
Social media Instagram
Merch Swimming Gear, Swimming Goggles
Last Update June, 2023

Kyle Chalmers Family Details

Talking about Kyle’s family background, he is the son of Brett Chalmers. His father is a former Australian rules footballer who used to play in the Australian Football League.

Moreover, as a player, Kyle’s father has received several honors like the Jack Oatey Medal and the four-time Port Adelaide premiership player.

Nevertheless, Kyle Chalmers’s mother’s name is Jodie Chalmers. Moreover, Kyle grew up in Port Lincoln South Australia, and trained under Peter “Bish” Bishop.

Kyle Chalmers With His Father, Mother And Brother
Kyle Chalmers With His Father, Mother And Brother

Likewise, Kyle has a younger brother who is also pursuing a professional career in swimming. Kyle’s Chalmer brother’s name is Jackson Chalmers.

Currently, Jackson is competing in 18 domestic championship leagues.

Moreover, despite their father’s legacy in football, it’s clear that both Chalmers brother is devoted and passionate about swimming. 

Evidently, there is not much information regarding Kyle Chalmers’s mother’s details.

However, according to the source, his mother Jodie Chalmers, was a receptionist at elementary school. 

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Kyle Chalmers Salary and Earnings

Being one of the well-known Australian swimmers, Kyle has earned good fortune throughout his professional career.

During his early days, he used to earn $15,000 to $20,000 from winning a title in domestic leagues.

However, after winning the his first main event, Commonwealth Games in 200meter freestyle, his earning was skyrocketed.

Nevertheless, during that time, Kyle Chalmer has received $50,000 to $80,000 as prize money.  

Nevertheless, he has won several medals for his country Australia at the Olympics games. Naturally, therefore, through those wins, Kyle’s must-have gained thousands of dollars.

Moreover, regarding Kyle’s salary, we can give no exact figure due to a lack of authentic sources.

Kyle Chalmers Endorsement and Sponsorship Deals

Kyle Chalmers is quite a popular athlete, therefore so far Kyle has made a bit of a hefty amount through his endorsements deals.

Australian swimmer Kyle is sponsored by sports protein products manufacturing company, Optimum nutrition.

Perhaps, Kyle’s is receiving thousands of dollars by promoting their products and brand.

Moreover, Kyle Chalmers has also received an endorsement deal with a protein company known as YoPRO.

The gold medalist is also earning thousands of dollars through his endorsements deals with Adidas

Kyle Chalmers is promoting Adidas since 2017 and so far he must have been getting checks in five-digit figures. 

Who is Kyle Chalmers Dating?

The handsome hunk and world-renown swimmer Kyle is the crush of thousands. However, as of 2021, Kyle Chamber is single.

Moreover, back in the day, Kyle Chambers’s relationship used to be the talk of the town when he was dating Madison Wilson.

Likewise, just like Kyle, his girlfriend is also an athlete who competes in backstroke and freestyle swimming.

Kyle Chalmers And Girlfriend Madison Wilson
Kyle Chalmers And Girlfriend Madison Wilson

Kyle’s girlfriend, Madison Wilson, was a part of the FINA World Championship. Moreover, she also represents Australi in the Olympics game as well.

Nevertheless, according to the source Kyle and Madison’s love story ends at the end of 2019. However, both lovebird has not publically discussed their break up.

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Kyle Chalmers Career Overview

Kyle Chalmers has had a passion for swimming since his childhood. Therefore, to pursue his career in swimming, he joins Immanuel College, South Australia.

In fact, he initiated his professional career at the same university.

At the 2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Singapore, Chalmers won gold in the 50 and 100-meter freestyle events.

Nevertheless, he was also chosen to race in the 4x100m medley relay heats at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan.

With a timing of 47.86, Kyle’s skill set made it possible for his team to earn silver.

Nevertheless,  in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, Kyle Chalmers won the 200meter freestyle.

Kyle Chalmers won the men’s 50-meter freestyle during his early career at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

Likewise, at the event, Chalmers finishes the race in 22.19 in the splash-and-dash final. Notably, after the game, Chalmers was second-ranked 18-and-under in the world.

Kyle Chalmers Records At Olympic Games

Kyle Chalmers qualified for the Olympics after competing in a 100-meter freestyle swimming race.

Nevertheless, Kyle’s selection was possible with his phenomenal performance and by securing the second position, at the 2016 Olympic trials, behind Cameron McEvoy.

Interestingly, he finishes his race in 48.03 which was a junior world record back then.

Likewise, after the selection, his skill made him gain a gold medal in the 100 m freestyle race at the Rio Olympics.

Nevertheless, at Olympics games also sets a new junior world record of 47.58. Moreover, it was the first historic event for Australia at the Olympic game.

In the heats, he swam the quickest time of 47.90 seconds, breaking his own junior world mark.

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Kyle Chalmers At Tokyo Olympics

Chalmers suffered several injuries leading up to his qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

In fact, Kyle Chambers also went through serious surgery on his shoulder and heart.

Moreover, despite the difficult training and hard time, Kyle qualified for the Australian Olympic swimming trials in the Men’s 200m freestyle with a timing of 1:45.48.

Furthermore, Kyle then followed that up with a good showing in the Men’s 100m Freestyle.

During the match, Chalmers set a new personal best of 47.59 seconds. Interestingly, it was his quickest time in two years.

Awards And Honors

  • Australian Institute Of Sports Performance Award
  • Male Athlete of the Year – 2016
  • Olympic Swimmer of the Year
  • South Australian Sports Star of the year
  • 2015 World Swimming Championship
  • Gold Medal at Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
  • Male Swimmer of the Year – 2018
  • Silver Medal at World Championship


  • “There are not many things that I want to change, but there are probably those few things that are going to come with the taper and swimming that bit faster in training.”
  • “Again, it proves to me that if I do get in lane one, I can win from outside, breathe from the right, so on the way home, I couldn’t see where anyone else was.”


What is the net worth of Kyle Chalmers?

An Australian professional swimmer has earned quite a good fortune throughout his career. Moreover, as of 2021, Kyle Chalmers net worth is estimated at around $2.5 million.

How many gold medals does Kyle Chalmers Have?

So far, in his career, Kyle Chalmers has won three Gold Medal for his country Australia. And he will make it four if he wins Tokyo Olympics. 

Does Kyle Chalmers hold any world record?

Being the senior competition at the Olympics or in other events, he has not set any wold record. However, during his early days, he has set a junior world record at the Olympics. 

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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