Ellie Simmonds Age, Career, Family, Salary and Net Worth
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- What does Ellie do for a living?
- Who are Ellie’s parents and siblings?
- What are Ellie’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Ellie married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Ellie have any children?
- Where is Ellie now?
- How tall is Ellie?
- How much money does Ellie earn?
- What is Ellie’s net worth?
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Who is Ellie Simmonds?
Eleanor May Simmonds OBE abbreviated as Ellie Simmonds is a famous British former swimmer who competed in S6 events. She came to national recognition when she competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing winning two gold medals for Great Britain. At the age of 13, she was the youngest member of the team. Again in 2012, she was selected for the Great Britain Squad, this time winning at home games in London. She won another two golds in London including setting a World Record in the 400m freestyle and a further gold medal in 2016 at the Rio Paralympics, this time setting a world record for the 200m medley.
How Old Is Ellie Simmonds?
She is 27 years old as of September 2022, having been born on November 11, 1994, in Aldridge, England. Ellie shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Leonardo DiCaprio, Jayden Croes, Ian Boggs, FaZe Jarvis, Patrick Starrr, and many more.
Ellie Simmonds Family
Who are Ellie Simmonds’s Parents?
She was born to Steve Simmonds (Father) and Val Simmonds (Mother).
Does Ellie Simmonds have Siblings?
She has four siblings. One brother by the name, of Steven Simmonds. And three sisters by the names, Georgina Simmonds, Pauline Simmonds, and Katie Simmonds.
Ellie Simmonds Education
She received her education at Cooper, Jordan CofE Primary, Aldridge School, and Olchfa School.
Ellie Simmonds Marital Status
According to news on the internet, it shows that she is possibly single.
Ellie Simmonds Kids
She does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Ellie Simmonds Career
She was the youngest British athlete at the age of 13, at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. There, she was competing in the 50m, 100m, and 400m freestyle, 50m butterfly, and 200m Individual Medley. Because of her exemplary performance, she went on to win gold medals in the 100m and 400m freestyle events. She then repeated her gold performance on September 1, 2012, at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, in which she took five seconds off the World Record time. Two days later on the evening of September 3, she took Gold in the 200m Individual Medley thus breaking the World Record that she had set in the qualifying round that morning.
At the Rio Paralympics, on September 12, 2016, she defended her Gold Medal for the 200m individual medley setting a new world record, the first below 3 minutes at 2:59:81. Moreover, she won a bronze medal in the 400m freestyle at the 2016 Summer Paralympics. In addition, she has won ten gold World Championship titles. And she swims in the S6 disability category. Ellie announced on September 2, 2021, her Paralympic retirement after missing out on a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. It was announced on August 7, 2022, that she would be participating in the 20th series of the BBC One show, Strictly Come Dancing.
In addition to her paralympic carer, she is very involved with charity work. Much of her charity focus is on sports, young people, and water.
She along with swimmer Matthew Whorwood is a patron of the Dwarf Sports Association UK. Ellie says of the charity, “It’s a charity that supports people of short stature and helps them get into the sport. One of the highlights of the year is the convention we have in the spring. There’s everything from powerlifting to athletics”. In January 2019, she was appointed to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee board.
Moreover, she is an ambassador for The Scout Association. And is also a Girlguiding leader in Manchester, where her pack name is Aqua Owl.
Furthermore, Ellie is a WaterAid ambassador.
Ellie Simmonds Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 4ft 04inches (1.23m) and a weight of 45kg (99lbs).
Ellie Simmonds Salary and Net Worth
She has a salary of £300,000 and a net worth of $23 million.