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How rich is Mark Spitz?

Mark Spitz net worth:
$20 Million

Mark Spitz information

Mark Spitz information

Birth date: February 10, 1950
Birth place: Modesto, California, United States
Height:1.83 m
Weight:73 kg
Profession:Swimmer, TV Personality
Education:Santa Clara High School, Indiana University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Suzy Weiner (m. 1973)
Children:Justin Spitz, Matthew Spitz
Parents:Lenore Spitz, Arnold Spitz
Movies:Challenge of a Lifetime

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Mark Spitz Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Mark Andrew Spitz, born on the 10th of February 1950, is a former American athlete and Olympiad who became famous in the swimming world for his breaking of world records. He gained popularity in the ‘70s and ‘80s for his multiple awards from various prestigious competitions.

So how much is Spitz’ net worth? As of early 2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be over $20 million, acquired from his years as an athlete and his other commitments on television and product endorsements.

Mark Spitz Net Worth $20 million

Born in Modesto, California, Spitz is the eldest child of three children too Lenore Sylvia and Arnold Spitz. His family is Jewish with his father having Hungarian descent while his mother’s were from Russia. The family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii where Spitz grew up loving the beach and enjoying swimming. When he was six, his family returned to Sacramento, California but still made sure that he’d be able to swim as he was enrolled at the local swim club. At a young age, he was already showing potential, breaking world records even at the age of 10.

Spitz attended Santa Clara High School, where he also trained in swimming. During his high school years, he consistently broke age records, garnering national high school records in every stroke and at several distances.

Right after high school, Spitz started joining more competitions and also won consistently. Some of his most notable wins included four gold medals at the 1965 Maccabiah Games, five gold medals at the Pan American Games, two gold medals at the Mexico 1968 Olympics, five gold medals in the 1969 Maccabiah Games and seven gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Munich in 1972. His multiple achievements in the world of sports also helped raise his career to stardom, and eventually helped to tremendously increase his net worth.

In 1969, Spitz also decided to continue his college education, attending Indiana University with the hopes of becoming a dentist. Unfortunately, his passion was still in swimming, so he was never able to pursue his dreams of being a dentist. During his time in college, he won eight individual NCAA titles and also won the James E. Sullivan Award in 1971.

After the 1972 Summer Olympics, Spitz decided to retire at the age of 22.

Spitz then entered the world of Hollywood, and made various appearances in shows like “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”, “Emergency!” and “The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour”. He also worked as a sport presenter and even a broadcaster. His various jobs in television also helped his net worth.

When he was 41, he tried to stage a comeback at the 1992 Summer Olympics, but failed to qualify. Since then, he has become a product endorser for various brands, a lecturer and even a stock broker. His various careers after being an athlete also helped maintain his net worth.

In terms of his personal life, Spitz married Suzy Weiner in 1973 and together they have two sons, Matthew and Justin.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Dad! 2014 TV Series Mark Spitz
Challenge of a Lifetime 1985 TV Movie Brad Harris, TV announcer
The Star Games 1985 TV Series Co Host
Emergency! 1974 TV Series Pete Barlow

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Piers Morgan Tonight 2012 TV Series Himself
Hell's Kitchen 2011 TV Series Himself - Restaurant Patron
The Florence Henderson Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Freedom's Fury 2006 Documentary Narrator
Breakfast 2004 TV Series Himself
A Question of Sport 2004 TV Series Himself
The Olympic Series: Golden Moments 1920-2002 2003 Video documentary Himself
Bearing the Torch: Politics & the Olympics 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1996 TV Series Himself
One on One with John Tesh 1992 TV Series Himself
Bob Hope & Friends: Making New Memories 1991 TV Special Himself
Good Morning America 1990 TV Series Himself
Greatest Sports Legends 1978 TV Series Himself
ABC's Wide World of Sports 1977 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Sweepstakes 1975 TV Series Himself
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Bob Hope 1974 TV Special Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1974 TV Series Himself - Co-Host
The Dean Martin Show 1973-1974 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1974 TV Series Guest Appearance
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1973 TV Series Himself
V.I.P.-Schaukel 1973 TV Series documentary Himself
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour 1973 TV Series Himself
Munich 1972: Games of the XX Olympiad 1972 TV Mini-Series Himself

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Love the '70s 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
One Day in September 1999 Documentary Himself
100 Years of Olympic Glory 1996 TV Movie documentary Himself - Escorted Under Guard in 1972 (uncredited)
ABC's Wide World of Sports 30th Anniversary Special 1991 TV Movie Himself
Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War 2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Swimmer
50 años de 2009 TV Series Himself

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