Ellie Simmonds, OBE, is a former Paralympian swimmer from the United Kingdom who participated in S6.
She first gained public recognition at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, where she won two gold medals for Great Britain despite being the team’s youngest member at the age of 13.
In 2012, she was again chosen for the Great Britain squad to compete in a home game in London.
She added two more gold medals in London, including a world record in the 400m freestyle and another gold medal in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, this time in the 200m medley. Her real name is Eleanor May Simmonds.
Early Life of Ellie Simmonds
She was born in Aldridge, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, England. Ellie Simmonds’s father’s name is Steve Simmonds, and her mother’s name is Val Simmonds. She has four siblings: Georgina Simmonds, Steven Simmonds, Pauline Simmonds, and Katie Simmonds.
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Ellie Simmonds Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
She was born on 11 November 1994. Ellie Simmonds age is 29 years old as of October 2023. Her height is 4 feet, and she weighs around 45kg. She has dark brown eyes and brown hair. Ellie Simmonds belongs of British nationality.
Ellie Simmonds Education
Ellie Simmonds completed her high school studies at Aldridge High School. After that, she enrolled at Loughborough University for her graduation.
Ellie Simmonds Personal Life
Ellie Simmonds is a well-known and professional former Paralympian swimmer from the United Kingdom.
Her marital status is unknown, according to social media accounts. The identity of her boyfriend remains unknown. If you want to learn more about her lifestyle, continue reading this post to learn about her family.
Ellie Simmonds Professional Career
Simmonds was the eldest British athlete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, swimming in the 50m, 100m, and 400m freestyle events and the 50m butterfly and the 200m Individual Medley. She won gold in the 100-meter and 400-meter freestyle competitions.
Simmonds duplicated her gold medal achievement by winning the 400m freestyle at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London on 1 September 2012, shaving five seconds off the World Record record.
Two days later, on 3 September, she won gold in the 200m Individual Medley, shattering the World Record she had achieved that morning in the qualifying round.
Ellie retained her gold medal in the 200m single sculls at the Rio Paralympics on 12 September 2016, setting a new record holder, the first under 3 minutes. Simmonds earned a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics in the 400m freestyle.
Simmonds has also won eight gold medals at the World Championships. She competes in the S6 disability division.
Simmonds announced her Paralympic retirement on 2 September 2021, after losing out on a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
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Quick Bio / Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Ellie Simmonds (Eleanor May Simmonds)|
|Birth Place:||Aldridge, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||11 November 1994|
|Age/How Old:||29 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 121cm |
In Feet and Inches – 4 ′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 45Kg|
In Pounds – 99lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Steve Simmonds|
Mother – Val Simmonds
|Siblings:||Georgina Simmonds, Steven Simmonds, Pauline Simmonds, and Katie Simmonds|
|School/College:||Aldridge High School, Loughborough University|
|Net Worth:||Will Update Soon|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Ellie Simmonds Awards and Achievements
She won the 2008 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ellie Simmonds in 2023
Ellie Simmonds’s net worth is not known as of now. It is under review. We will update this post when we get some info about her net worth.