Martin Rios Bio | Career, Awards & Net Worth

Indeed, the curling industry has yet to make its mark on the sporting arena; however, they do garner the spotlight every once in four years. Many athletes have poured their hearts and soul into this field. 

Likewise, curler Martin Rios refers to curling as a game with kindness. Well, he is a two-time World Champion and a one-time European Champion. He has been on the field for about a decade now and more. 

Martin Rios during his gameplay
Martin Rios during his gameplay (Source: Instagram)

As we go through his career decisions and gameplay, let us first get a quick dose of facts. 

Quick Facts

Full NameMartin Rios
Date of Birth24 May 1981
Birth PlaceRiedern, Switzerland
Nick NameNone
ReligionChristianity
NationalitySwiss
EthnicitySpanish-Swiss
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Age41 Years Old
Height1.82 meters (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight62 kg (136 lb)
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown 
BuildAthletic 
Father’s NameName Unknown
Mother’s NameName Unknown
SiblingsUnknown 
EducationUnknown 
Marital StatusUnknown 
Wife Name Unknown
KidsNone
ProfessionCurler
Curling ClubCC Glarus
PositionSkip
Mixed Doubles PartnerJenny Perret
Team Members
  • Christof Schwaller (Third)
  • Kevin Spychiger (Second)
  • Peju Hartmann (Lead)
  • Hena Hügli (Alternate)
Net WorthAround $1-$5 million (monthly salary of around 72K-82K USD)
Social MediaInstagram
Merch of Winter OlympicsFlag, T-shirt
Last Update November, 2022

Body Measurements

Martin Rios is a fair-skinned man with light brown hair and deep brown eyes. He stands tall at the height of 1.82 meters (6 feet 1 inch) while weighing 62 kg (136 lb). In the meantime, he has a shoe size of 8 (UK). 

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Martin Rios | Early Life

Rios was born in Riedern, Switzerland on 24 May 1981, under the star sign of Gemini. Not many details are known regarding his childhood, education, and even family background; hence, we will soon update it as he opens up about them.

According to the sources, Martin Rios had completed his schooling life at a private school in Guadalajara, Mexico. 

Professional Career

Martin Rios commenced curling during his early phase of life. Indeed, he has been representing his native land, Switzerland, for years and years. However, back in the years 2007 and 2008, he represented Spain in the international arena. 

Both the years, he joined the European Curling Championships. Following it, he then bagged the 2011 European Mixed Champion.

Later, in the year 2012, Martin partook in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship. He stood alongside Nadine Lehmann and bagged the title. Two years later, in 2014, Martin again appeared for the European Mixed Curling Championship.

Martin bags silver at the Olympics
Martin bags silver at the Olympics

Only in 2014, he bagged the bronze medal. However, the next time he joined the European Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, he bagged the event with Jenny Perret.

As for his recent appearance, Martin Rios partook in the 2018 Winter Olympics in the mixed doubles tournament. He was yet again seen with his double curling partner, Jenny Perret, as they together bagged the silver medal. 

At the moment, Martin Rios is preparing for the mixed double curling event in the 2022 Olympics that is to be held in Beijing. Furthermore, he is also looking forward to international mixed doubles. 

“Of course, the main goal is Beijing. But, just like in mixed doubles, we have to take it step by step. It’s going to be a challenge, but a challenge is good! We will try our best and see what happens.”
-Martin Rios

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Awards And Achievements

  • European Mixed Championship (one gold and one bronze)
  • World Mixed Doubles Championship (two golds)
  • Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang (silver)

Martin Rios | Net Worth

To date, Martin Rios hasn’t revealed any details regarding his earnings, salary, and many more. However, as per the sources, Martin maintains a net worth of around $1 million- $4 million USD, while having an estimated monthly income of around 72K-82K USD.

All in all, Martin Rios maintains a luxurious lifestyle. 

Martin Rios | Personal Life 

Indeed, Martin Rios has kept his life in a secluded manner and hasn’t let anyone enter around it. As a matter of fact, nothing is known about his relationship and personal life. 

Additionally, he hasn’t been indulged in any sort of rumors or scandals as well. Hence, we will be sure to update you about his personal venture as soon as we get any updates on them.

Social Media 

Martin Rios is also not active on his social media sites. In fact, he doesn’t operate any accounts on his own. However, if you are interested in checking out updates on him, you can simply check Instagram

Martin prepares for his game
Martin prepares for his game.

You can find him on his Instagram as Team Perret/Rios (@teamperretrios). He has garnered 854 followers as of Dec 2021.

“In the end, we take home a medal, but we will take a lot more, all the memories, all the moments we had to go through. Good moments and bad moments.”
-Martin Rios on Olympics medal

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Martin Rios currently up to?

At the moment, Martin Rios serves as a national coach with the Swiss Curling Association.

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