Allison Schmitt

United States

Allison Schmitt Bio

Who is Allison Schmitt

American competitive swimmer, specializing in freestyle events, Allison Schmitt is best known for her performances at the 2012 London Olympics, winning three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze.

Early Life (Childhood)

She raised along with her five siblings in Canton, Michigan; and she attended Canton Charter Academy for elementary and middle school. Her father works as a financial analyst whereas her mother is a system project manager.

Interesting Facts

Through her career earnings, she has maintained a pretty of bank balance. Her total salary boosted her net wealth. She has a staggering networth of $2 million which is increasing per passing day.

Personal Life

She is not very open when it is about her affair and relationship. She has not talked about her boyfriend and dating history. She is very close to her siblings. Her younger twin sisters, Sara and Kari, played in the Hockey national championship games in 2008 and 2009. She also has an older sister, Kirsten who is University of Florida graduate. Her older brother Derek is a swimmer, and now an assistant coach for the Plymouth-Canton Cruisers swim team in Plymouth, Michigan.


To date, she won total of seventeen medals in major international tournaments: eleven gold, five silver, two bronze spanning the Summer Olympics, the FINA World Championships, the Pan Pacific Championships, and the Pan American Games. In 2012, she was honored with SwimSwam's Swammy Award-winner for Female Swimmer of the Year.


She has been long rumored to be having an affair with Australian swimmer, Grant Hackett. However, Grant has continued to deny this and claiming that, they were just good friends.