Adam Peaty - Updated Apr 2024

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Adam Peaty


Adam Peaty is a competitive swimmer from England who specializes in breaststroke. Adam Peaty won the gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Early Life and Childhood

Adam Peaty was born on December 28, 1994, in Uttoxeter, United Kingdom age is 29 years old as of now and Peaty is a naturalized British citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, his birth sign is Capricorn currently, he is living in Uttoxeter. Peaty’s father and mother’s names are Mark Peaty and Caroline Peaty respectively. Likewise, he has three brothers and their names are James Peaty, Bethany Peaty, and Richard Peaty.


Adam went to Uttoxeter’s St Joseph Catholic Primary School, Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle, and Derby College. Peaty developed a strong aversion to water as a child and refused to take a bath after his brothers warned him that sharks might emerge from the plughole.

Moreover, Peaty began swimming at Dove Valley Swimming Club in Uttoxeter when he was nine years old, and by the age of twelve, he was winning races and setting club records.

Awards and Nomination

Adam was named FINA’s Best Male Swimming Performance of 2015 after winning three gold medals at the World Championships in Kazan. After breaking the 100m breaststroke world record at the 2016 Olympics, he was honored by FINA with the Best Male Olympic Swimming Performance of the Year award in 2016.

Moreover, Peaty has won the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) Award for best male swimmer three years in a row, in 2016, 2017, and 2019. Further, Swimming World Magazine named Peaty Male World Swimmer of the Year in 2015 and 2018. From 2014 to 2019, he was also named Male European Swimmer of the Year six times in a row.

Also, Peaty was named Sportsman of the Year by the Sports Journalists’ Association for the year 2021. In addition, Peaty was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours for his contributions to swimming.

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Caption: Adam Peaty getting an award. Source: British Swimming

Career and Professional Life

In 2009, Peaty began training at the City of Derby Swimming Club, where he was coached by Melanie Marshall. He also worked out up to eight times a week at Repton School and twice a week at Loughborough University.

Moreover, Peaty competed in his first senior event at the 2013 European Short Course Swimming Championships, where he set three personal best times in three breaststroke events.

Also, Peaty competed in four events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland: the 50-meter breaststroke, the 100-meter breaststroke, the 200-meter breaststroke, and the 4 100-meter medley relay.

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Caption: Adam Peaty swimming the in Olympics. Source: Olympics

In addition, Peaty qualified fastest out of the heats in the 50-meter breaststroke, setting a new Commonwealth Games record, before winning his semi-final to qualify second fastest for the final.

Moreover, Peaty set new Commonwealth Games records in the 100-meter breaststroke heats, semi-finals, and final, clocking 58.94 seconds “to win gold by 0.34 seconds. In 2015, Peaty became a World Champion for the first time.

Further, Peaty defended his titles in the 50-meter breaststroke and 100-meter breaststroke at the 2016 European Championships in London. Moreover, Peaty successfully defended his 100-meter breaststroke title at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, winning in 58.84 seconds after setting a game record time in the semi-finals of 58.59 seconds.

Brand Endorsements

Speedo has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with triple Olympic champion Adam of the United Kingdom. The world record holder joins Team Speedo, which includes leading international athletes such as Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon.

Moreover, Castore, a British sportswear brand, is thrilled to announce a long-term partnership with British Olympic Champion Adam Peaty. In addition, Arena Swimwear has signed British swimmer Adam to a four-year personal endorsement contract.

Adam Peaty – Net Worth 2024

Adam is a competitive swimmer from England who specializes in breaststroke and has earned a considerable income via his work. Peaty’s estimated net worth is around $4 million. Also, Peaty’s annual salary is $100k per year.

Relationship Status

Adam may be single and not dating anyone right now. On the other hand, talking about Peaty’s past affairs Peaty was in a relationship with her ex-girlfriend Eirianedd Munro. Eiri, met Adam Peaty for the first time in 2019 at Loughborough University, when she was a graduate student and Peaty was there for training.

Peaty and Eiri became an adorable couple on social media as a result of their immense love, support, and dedication to each other. However, On August 23, 2022, swimmer Adam announced his breakup with Eiri. He announced on Instagram that he and Eiri had decided to end their romantic relationship.

Further, he wrote that they both have spent memorable three years together, with their beautiful son George and their main aim has always been to provide him with the greatest home environment possible.

” I couldn’t ask for a better mother for George, and I will be eternally grateful to Eiri for her unwavering support over the last three years.”

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Caption: Adam Peaty with his ex-girlfriend Eirianedd Munro and his son. Source: News


Viewers have reacted negatively to Adam Peaty’s ‘disrespectful’ comments about the Commonwealth Games after he downplayed their significance. However, Adam Peaty has apologized for his Commonwealth Games interview controversy following his gold medal win in Birmingham.

Body Measurements

Talking about Peaty’s height he is 6 Feet 3 inches tall and weighs 95kg. Moreover, Peaty’s eye color is hazel grey and his hair color is dark brown. Also, Peaty’s shoe size is 13(US).

Adam Peaty – Social Media

Adam Peaty is very active on Instagram. He has 612k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @adam_peaty. Similarly, his Twitter @adam_peis is followed by 145.8k followers. His Facebook account is @AdamPeaty94 and has 112k followers.