Caeleb Dressel : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career

Caeleb Dressel is an American freestyle and butterfly swimmer who specializes in the sprint events know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career

Caeleb Dressel : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career
Caeleb Dressel
  Bio
Name Caeleb Remel Dressel 
Birthdate ( Age) 16th August 1996
Place of Birth Green Cove Springs, Florida, USA
Marital Status  Married
Wife/Partner Meghan Haila Dressel
Children Not Yet
Parents Michael and Christina Dressel
Siblings Sherridon DresselTyler DresselKaitlyn Dressel
Profession Freestyle and butterfly swimmer
Net Worth $4 Million
Last Update July 2021

Caeleb Remel Dressel is an American freestyle and butterfly swimmer who specializes in the sprint events. He currently represents the Cali Condors which is part of the International Swimming League. He won seven gold medals at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest and a record eight medals, including six gold, at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.

Caeleb Dressel and Wife Meghan Haila Dressel

Dressel holds the American records in 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle and in 50-meter and 100-meter butterfly (all long course). 

Early Life and Family

Caeleb Dressel was born on 16th August 1996. His parents are Michael and Christina Dressel. They gave birth and also raised him in Green Cove Springs, Florida, USA. His three siblings, Kaitlyn, Tyler, and Sherridon, are also swimmers. Caeleb Dressel's age is 24 years since his 25th birthday is a few weeks away on the 16th of August. 

Caeleb Dressel Wife

Is Caeleb Dressel married? Caeleb Dressel's wife is Meghan Haila Dressel. The 23-year-old Haila is a swimmer, and she was his high school girlfriend. They met at a swimming club in their hometown, Florida, before Remel joined the University of Florida's swimming team. 

Caeleb Dressel Net Worth

Caeleb Remel Dressel is an American freestyle and butterfly swimmer who specializes in the sprint events who has an estimated Net Worth of $4 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

In the 2011 Junior National Championships in Palo Alto, Caeleb Dressel's 50m freestyle record was extremely impressive. He became the new record holder in the boys' 13-14 age category, thus enabling him to move to the next level of his career. He joined the US team for the 2013 Junior World Championships. The star set a 22.22 seconds national record in the 17 to 18 year old swimmers' category. He also passed Michael Phelps' 100m freestyle record by swimming under 49 seconds. 

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Dressel won his first gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay. In the final, he swam the lead-off leg in 48.10 (the second-fastest opening leg in the field), and was followed by teammates Michael Phelps, Ryan Held, and Nathan Adrian. The American team recorded a time of 3:09.92.

In the 100-meter freestyle, Dressel finished sixth in the final with a time of 48.02.Dressel also swam in the heats of the 4×100-meter medley relay, and earned his second gold medal when the USA finished first in the finals. He recorded a freestyle split of 47.74 in the heats.

At the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Dressel won seven gold medals and set numerous American records. Dressel was named the male swimmer of the meet. He also became the second swimmer to win seven gold medals at a single World Championships, after Michael Phelps in 2007.

On the first day of competition, July 23, Dressel set the American record in the 50 meter butterfly with a time of 22.76, topping the semifinals. Later that evening in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay, Dressel set the American record in the 100 meter freestyle with a time of 47.26 in the leadoff leg. Combined with Townley Haas, Blake Pieroni, and Nathan Adrian, the American team won gold with a time of 3:10.06, earning him his first gold of the Championships.

At the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, South Korea, he first won a gold as part of the team in Men's 4×100 m freestyle relay.He then won gold in the 50 m butterfly, an event he failed to win in 2017. He is the first American man to win that event, and he set a new national and championship record time of 22.35 second for the event.This is followed by a national record and the third fastest time in history (46.96) in the 100 m freestyle.He did so in a textile suit, which is substantially less buoyant than the full body suit used to set the record.

Continuing to represent the Cali Condors, Dressel broke four world records in the 100-meter butterfly (at 47.78 seconds) and the 50-meter freestyle world record, which he already held (to 20.16 seconds). He is the first man to swim the 100-meter butterfly in less than 48 seconds.He also broke his own 100 IM record twice, dropping it to 49.88 the first time, and 49.28 the second time.These two record breaks occurred one weekend after he was the first swimmer to ever do the 100-meter individual medley in under 50 seconds.

Dressel was selected as one of two male USA swimming captains for the 2020 Summer Olympics along with Ryan Murphy.[On day three of competition, Dressel won his first medal at the 2020 Olympics swimming in the finals of the 4x100 meter freestyle relay.[68][69] He helped the relay win the gold medal, swimming the relay's lead-off leg and splitting the second fastest time among his relay teammates Blake Pieroni, Bowe Becker, and Zach Apple.

On day four of competition, Dressel ranked second overall in the prelims heats of the 100 meter freestyle with a time of 47.73 and advanced to the semifinals.The following morning of competition, he swam a 47.23 in his semifinal heat and advanced to the final ranking second for both semifinal heats.Dressel won his first individual Olympic gold medal in the final of the 100 meter freestyle with a time of 47.02, a new Olympic record.

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