Ian Thorpe Net Worth

Net Worth: $2 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Swimming
  • Age:

    35
  • Birth Place:

    Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Weight:

    229 lbs (104 kg)
  • Full Name:

    Ian James Thorpe
  • Nationality:

    Australia
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About Ian James Thorpe

Ian Thorpe currently has a net worth of $2 million. Also known as Thorpey and Thorpedo in the world of swimming, Ian Thorpe is considered as the most successful athlete in the 2000 Summer Olympics. From 1999 to 2003, Thorpey was hailed a Australian Swimmer of the Year and he was the first athlete that was named as the Swimming World Swimmer of the Year for four times. In the 2000 Summer Olympics, he won 5 Olympic medals, 2 silver and 3 gold medals. Thorpedo actually specializes on Freestyle but he also competes in individual medley and backstroke.

He was reported to have suffered from depression, bronchitis and grandular fever.  Through his entire swimming career, there have been lots of rumors questioning his sexuality. Later on, Thorpe clarified that he is not a homosexual, but a heterosexual.  In 2006, he announced his retirement. In February 2011, he announced his comeback and in 2012, he returned to London Olympics Games. Many fans are excited to see the growing rivalry between Michael Phelps and Ian Thorpe.

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Earnings 2005

Sponsorship 2005
Value of the stake given to him by the So Natural food group for the use of his name and image on their products
$1,000,000

Earnings 2000

Earning Turned Donation 2000
Prize money he earned for breaking the world record during the 2000 Summer Olympics which he promptly donated
$20,000

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