Nathan Adrian: Wife, Olympics, Parents & Sponsorship

Nathan Adrian is the most prominent swimmer in the world who belongs from the United States.

Evidently, Nathan has won five Olympic gold medals and holds American records in the long course 50-meter freestyle event.

The 6 foot six inches tall Adrain coach name is Dave Durden. Moreover, Adrain has completed his education at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Nathan Adrian Winning Gold Medal At 2016 Summer Olympics

Nevertheless, talking about Adrian’s love life, we must say that he is a married man.

In fact, Nathan Adrian’s wife’s name is Hallie Ivester, who is a merchandising director. Nevertheless, Adrian and Hallie tied a knot in 2018 in Rutherford, California.

Moreover currently, Adrian and his beloved wife have welcomed their daughter Parker AAdrain in 2021.

Quick Facts

Full NameNathan Ghar-jun Adrian
Nick NameNathan Adrian
Date Of BirthDecember 7, 1988
Birth PlaceBremerton, Washington, U.S.
Age32 years old
GenderMale
Height6’6″ (198cm)
Weight225 lb (102 kg)
HoroscopeTaurus
ReligionChristianity
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityChinese-American 
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown
Skin ColourDusky
TattoosNo
Marital StatusMarried 
Wife NameHallie Ivester
KidsDaughter – Parker
Father’s NameJames Adrian
Mother’s NameCecilia Adrian
SiblingsSister And Brother
High SchoolNot Known 
CollegeUniversity of California, Berkeley
RecordsFive Olympic Gold Medal 
University NameUniversity of California 
ProfessionProfessional Swimmer 
Active from2008
CoachDave 
TeamAmerican Nation Team
Net Worth$3 million
Salary$70K-$90K
EndorsementsPuma and Nike
Social MediaTwitter, LinkedIn 
Merch Team USA Swimming Apparel
Last UpdateNovember, 2021

Nathan Adrian Family Details

Nathan Adrian belongs to well settled and well-educated family background. Moreover, Adrian’s father’s name is James Adrian.

Nevertheless, Natha’s father James used to be a well-known nuclear engineer. Interestingly, Nathan’s dad has served at the Naval Shipyard for Puget Sound.

However, he is retired from his professional work. Furthermore, Nathan Adrian’s mother’s name is Cecilia Adrian, and she is a teacher.

Actually, Nathan’s mother, Cecilia Adrian, originally belongs from China, and she had served as an ex-school nurse in Bremerton.

Nathan Adrian Family Wife and Children
Nathan Adrian And His Family

Nevertheless, we can say that Natha Adrian’s childhood was prosperous, and his parents always supported him to be whatever he wants.

Also, Nathan Adrian is grown up with two siblings. His brother Justin Adrian is a married man and lives in Bremerton.

Interestingly Nathan’s brother is also a Physicist who used to work with his father.

Moreover, Nathan Adrian Sister Donella Adrian is a Physician Assistant who lives in Tacoma, Wash.

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Nathan Adrian Early Career

Not just only in Olympics, Nathan Adrian has also earned several medals at Short World Championship in his early career.

Meanwhile, at the time, he has earned gold for the 100-meter freestyle, the 4×100-meter freestyle relay, and the silver for the medley relay. 

Adrian won a gold medal in the freestyle relay by setting a world record of 3:09:44 in combination with Ryan Lochte, Bryan Lundquist, and Doug Van Wie.

Furthermore,  Adrian again won gold in the second event also.

Notably, at a second event, he finished at  46.67, which was ahead of Filippo Magnini, who finished second with a time of 46.70 in the 100-meter freestyle.

Similarly, Nathan Adrian achieved a gold medal in the freestyle relays and medley relays at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships.

Nevertheless, Nathan  Adrian also ran sixth in the freestyle of 50 meters and tenth in the freestyle of 100 meters race.

Moreover, during that time, team United States held a small gap behind the Russian team after Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Matt Grevers finished their legs  4×100-meter freestyle relay.

Adrian, however, swam his anchor leg to earn the first position over Danila Izotov with 46.79.

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Nathan Adrian At National Championship

Nathan Adrian did show some exceptional performance in the 2011 national championship.

Moreover, in that event, he defended his 50-meter freestyle championship with a mark of 21.84 seconds.

Evidently, Adrians’ time took him to the fourth place in the whole tournament.  

In fact, it’s his 2011 national championship performance that helped him get in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Nathan Adrian At World Championship Event

In his debut at the World Championships event, Adrian partnered with Ryan Lochte, Anthony Ervin, and Jimmy Feigen.

Notably, when Adrian took the lead-off leg, the team ended with the final 3:11.42 time, splitting 47.95 seconds. So actually, the lead-off time for Adrian was the quickest first leg.

However, by putting 47.95 into the semi-finals, Adrian made the 100-meter freestyle final as the top seed.

Meanwhile, Adrian won bronze in the 100-meter freestyle in a time of 47.84. In addition, Adrian swam in two relays and two solo events during the 2015 World Championships.

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Nathan Adrian And His Gold Medals

Moreover, the US team did not progress to the final in the heats during the 4×100 freestyle relay; therefore, Adrian could not swim at the relay final.

However, Adrian struck for eighth in the Final at his first individual event, the freestyle of 100 meters, ending at 48.31.

Nonetheless, in 21.37 seconds in the semifinals, Adrian rebelled in the 50 m freestyle to shatter a six-year-old record.

However, in the final, Adrian won a 50-meter freestyle silver medal and reached second place.

Nathan Adrian Olympics Achievement

Nathan Adrian debuted in the Olympics 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Moreover, during that game, Nathan splits the time by 48.82 seconds in the preliminary heats. 

However, Nathan Adrian secured to win his first gold medal at his debut Olympic game. Besides, though he did not swim in the final, Adria still gets a gold medal.

Meanwhile, at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Nathan Adrian won his  Olympic medal.

Nevertheless, he was a team member with Michael Phelps, Cullen Jones, and Ryan Lochte in the four-star freestyle relay. Interestingly, Natha and his team finished 3:10.38 behind France.

Notably, Nathan Adrian won a total of four medals at Rio de Janeiro in the 2016 Olympics.

Likewise, Nathan’s first medal comes from the freestyle relay, where he participated in the 100-meter freestyle.

Moreover, the 100m freestyle earned the first medal as an anchor. But, sadly, with the time of 47.85, he finished 3rd and was unable to retain his Olympic championship.

However, with the 50-meter freestyle, Nathan Adrian won the bronze medal in 21.49 seconds.

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Nathan Adrian At National Champion

Adrian has also won the 50m and 100m freestyle championships at the 2010 National Championships.

Notably, Nathan also won in the freestyle of 100 meters, giving him an advantage in 4×100-meter freestyle and 4×100-meter medley relay games.

Meanwhile, following the same year, Adrian earned four gold medals, the greatest result in his 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.

Adrian won the gold medal at 48.15  in his first freestyle.

He was competing with the Canadians Brent Hayden and world record-holder César Cielo in the 100-meter freestyle.

Nathan Adrian’s Tokyo Olympics Disqualification 

After enduring testicular cancer treatment in 2019, Nathan Adrian was unable to pursue his professional career.

Moreover,  the winner of eight Olympic medals, including five golds in three Olympic Games, was unable to participate in Tokyo Olympics.

Furthermore, after placing third in the 50-meter freestyle on the final day of the tests with 21.73, Adrian was not qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Evidently, this is the first time that Adrian is not a part of the U.S. Olympic squad since the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Obviously, this is heartbreaking for all of his fans, but Nathan cannot do much for his fan as cancer takes over. 

Nathan Adrian Television Appearance 

Adrian was introduced to presenters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman in episode 5 of the 2009 season of the Discovery Channel series, MythBusters.

Actually, the episode was concerned with checking the possibility of swimming in syrup and water.

Savage and Hyneman ruled his test findings still worthless as they found that Adrian had such a useful need for swimming in water as to have totally interrupted his technique when swimming in syrup.

This disturbance had led to a huge variation in his lap times when he was in syrup compared to his highly steady lap times in water.

Awards And Honors

  • Pan American Championship 2019 – 400meter freestyle relay
  • Pan American Championship 2019- 100meter
  • 400meter Medley Relay 2018 – Pan Pacific Championship
  • 50meter Free Relay 2018 – Pan Pacific Championship
  • 2008 Short Course World Championship – 400meter freestyle relay
  • 2019 World Championship – 400meter Medley Relay
  • 2015 World Championship – 100meter Medley Relay

Quotes

  • “It’s not who’s put up the fastest time in the world that year, or who’s put up the fastest time in the previous four years, but who can get their hand on the wall first today.”
  • “There is certainly an underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Islanders in Professional sports.”
  • “I like spontaneity and intelligence; nothing is more attractive to me than someone who has a good sense and holds an intellectual conversation.”

FAQ’s

Is There Any Chance For Nathan Adrian In Tokyo Olympics?

Although it’s sad to hear that Nathan Adrian is not qualified for Tokyo Olympics this year due to his cancer issue. 

What Is The Net Worth Of Nathan Adrain?

The widely known professional swimmer Nathan Adrian estimated net worth is $2 million as of 2021. 

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