Emma McKeon - Updated May 2024

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Emma McKeon

Emma McKeon is an Australian Swimmer from Wollongong, New South Wales. Emma McKeon is known as the most successful Olympian swimmer from Australia.

Early life

On May 24, 1994, Emma McKeon was born in Wollongong, Australia. As of now, Emma is 28 years old and her sun sign is Gemini. According to their nationality, Emma McKeon is an Australian. She was born to his father Ron McKeon and her mother Susie McKeon.

Therefore, both of her parents are professional swimmers. Emma grew along with his siblings. She has siblings named Kaitlin McKeon and Davis McKeon.

Emma attended The Illawarra Grammar School and graduated in 2012. Later, she graduated from Griffith University. Emma graduated with a degree in public health and health promotion.

Emma McKeon

Caption: Emma with her brother in a childhood photo. Source(Instagram)

Emma McKeon – Net worth 2023

Emma McKeon has participated in different games. And, Emma has been creating and breaking her records. Undoubtedly, Emma McKeon is earning a hefty amount of money.

But, her estimated net worth of Emma is not known yet. Probably, Emma is living a lavish life.

Body measurements

Emma McKeon is very pretty and maintains her physical structure. Emma stands 5 feet 11 inches tall ( 180cm / 1.80m). And, Emma McKeon weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs). Emma has blond hair color and hazel eyes color.


In 2013, at the 15th FINA World Championship, Emma won a silver medal. She also won silver medals in those events. In 2015, at the FINA World Championship, she also competed. Likewise, Emma won a gold medal and a bronze medal.

In the 2017 Swimming Championship, Emma won 4 silver and 2 bronze medals. Later, she shared the silver medal with Katie Ledecky. Therefore, Emma’s third silver medal came from the 4×100 meter freestyle relay.

Later,  she earned the 4th silver medal in the mixed medley. It was with her teammates Mitch Larkin, Daniel Cave, and Bronte Campbell.

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Caption: Emma during Tokyo Olympics 2020. Source(Instagram)

Moreover, in the April 2016 Summer Olympics, McKeon was selected as part of the Australian team. Emma’s brother David was also selected for the Olympics. They were the first brother and sisters to swim at the Olympic Games.

Likewise, at the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won a gold medal in a world record time of 3:30.65. Later, Emma McKeon also went on to win a pair of silvers. Emma was one of five Australian individual medallists in swimming in Rio.

More about career

Therefore, she won a bronze medal in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:54.92. Emma won 4 gold medals at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan. Similarly, she set a world record time of 3:29.69.

She also holds the second-fastest time in history of 51.96. Emma also won the 50-meter freestyle. Additionally, McKeon also won three bronze medals. Emma won seven medals, in the Tokyo Olympics.

In the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Emma was selected as part of the Australian squad.

In the game, Emma won 6 medals, 4 golds, and 2 bronze medals. Likewise, she won a gold medal in the 200-meter freestyle. In the 100-meter butterfly, she won individual bronze medals. Likewise, McKeon won gold medals in the 4 × 200-meter freestyle relay.

Moreover, Emma also set a game record as part of a team that also included Alicia Coutts, Brittany Elmslie, and Bronte. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, McKeon won the most medals in swimming. She had 4 gold and 2 bronze medals. 

Personal life

Previously, Emma was in a relationship with Tim Adlam. Thus, Tim is an Australian Cricketer. But, the duo separated in 2019. As of now, Emma is enjoying her single life.

There may be chances that Emma is focusing on her career. Likewise, there are no rumors about her relationships.

Emma McKeon

Caption: Emma with her family. Source(Instagram)

Emma McKeon – Social media

Emma is active on her different social media accounts. In an Instagram account, she has 178k followers. And, in her Facebook account, Emma has 19k followers.

Similarly, she joined Twitter in May 2012, with the account name @emma_mckeon. As of now, Emma has 10k followers in it.