Quick Facts of Simone Manuel

  • Full NameSimone Manuel
  • Net Worth
  • NicknameSimone
  • Marital StatusIn a relationship
  • Birthplace in Sugar Land, Texas, the USA
  • EthnicityAfrican-American
  • Profession American competition swimmer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • Spouse
  • Height5ft 10inch
  • Weight67kg
  • Body Measurement34-24-35
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • HoroscopeLeo

Simone Manuel is a prominent American swimmer with expertise in sprint freestyle. She is widely famous as the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic gold in swimming and set an Olympic record and an American record.

Furthermore, she has received two gold and two silver medals: gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4*100-meter medley, and silver in the 50*meter freestyle and the 4*100-meter freestyle relay. If you are interested to know more about Simone’s personal and professional life, we suggest you read the whole article.

About Simone Manuel

Simone was born on 2 August 1996 in Sugar Land, Texas, the USA. She holds an American nationality, whereas her ethnicity is African-American. And her birth sign is Leo.

Simone Manuel with her mother in mother's day, source Instagram
Simone Manuel with her mother, Sharon Manuel in mother’s day, source Instagram

Likewise, she is the daughter of her father, Marc Manuel, and her mother, Sharon Manuel. Also, she has two brothers named Chris and Ryan.

Additionally, she studied at Fort Bend Austin High School in 2014. Then, she joined Stanford University in California and became a Stanford Cardinal woman’s swimming team member.

Career Details

The athlete was motivated to become a swimmer after watching her older brothers compete in the summer league. At the age of 4, she started her training, and when she reached 11, she became a member of the First Colony Swim Team. Likewise, she continued her swimming career at Stanford University under coach Greg Meehan. Ans, she broke the NCAA 100 yard freestyle record during her freshman year. Also, she has won the NCAA championship multiple times.

Simone really enjoys her profession, source Instagram
Simone really enjoys her profession, source Instagram

In addition to this, she won her first team gold medal in 2013, two silver and bronze in 2014, second gold medal for the 4* 100-meter freestyle in 2015. Moreover, she made her Olympic debut at the 2016 Summer games in Rio de Janeiro, from which she won gold in the 100-meter freestyle and silver for the 4* 100-meter freestyle relay.

Relationship Status

The Olympic medalist is currently in a relationship with her longtime boyfriend Denzel Franklin and introduced him on social media in 2017.

Simone celebrating 3rd love anniversary with her guy, source Instagram
Simone celebrating 3rd love anniversary with her guy, Denzel source Instagram

The lovebird attended the same Stanford University, so they might have met each other while they were in college. However, the pair have kept their love life quite low-key, so there is not much information about their dating history. Also, she has posted some photos along with him on her Instagram.

And there are no records of Manuel’s relationship and affairs with any other guy.

Simone Manuel’s Net Worth

An American competition swimmer, Manuel has accumulated a decent amount from her career. She has a net worth of $3 million as of 2021. Likewise, her average salary is $40000-$60000. She has amassed such a big chunk of money from her swimming career.

Before her professional swimming, she is currently working with a Stanford Cardinal woman’s swimming team. For now, she is enjoying a rich and luxurious life with her family. Similarly, Janet Beth Evans and Nancy Simons are some other well-recognized swimmers.


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