Missy Franklin is one of the popular and most loved celebrities on the TV screen whom we have been seeing daily. Some of you may also be the fan of her since a long period of time as well as we may also want to gain more information which is related to her. Some of us may also have been getting information regarding Franklin’s personal and professional life from various gossip pages, newspaper as well as magazines. Missy Franklin is an American competition swimmer as well as four times Olympic Gold Medalist. At present, she holds the World Record in 200-meter backstroke and an American Records in both 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke.
Now, let us get more familiar with a biography of Franklin that has been obtained from various sources. Missy Franklin has now reached at the age of 21 and she was born on 10th May of the year 1995. She is the native of Pasadena, California, United States of America. Although she is known by the name Missy Franklin, her full name is Melissa Jeanette Franklin. Her parents are Dick and D.A. Franklin. She was grown up on Centennial, Colorado. She started to swimming when she was just 5 years old at urging of her mother. She went to study at Regis Jesuit High School located in Aurora, Colorado from where she graduated in 2013.
Missy made her debut in Olympic at 2012 Summer Olympics when she was 17. She then won total of 5 medals, 4 of which were gold. She also swept women’s backstroke events winning the gold in both 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke. Her successes have earned her World Swimmer of the Year as well as American Swimmer of The Year Award in 2012. Additionally, she has also gained FINA Swimmer of the Year Award in 2011 and 2012. Besides, Missy has the net worth of $3 million.
Missy Franklin has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during this long period, she must have won multiple fans and followers in her career. Despite, it is very much important for all the celebrities to create a virtual image as well as goodwill nowadays days by getting interacted with their fans on various social medias. She has over millions of the followers on her Facebook and Twitter accounts. She also has an account on the Instagram page and the link to her account is https://www.instagram.com/showtimeshawnp/. Additionally, Franklin also has a page on Wikipedia and also on IMDb and we can view those websites for more details about her professional and personal life.
The talented and beautiful Franklin stands very tall at the height of six feet and two inches, that is, 1.88 m. She is a Christian by religion. She had said that her favorite athlete is Natalie Coughlin. Apart from that, Missy has also made her appearance as herself in March 2013 episode of Pretty Little Liars. She is subject of 2014 documentary called Touch the Wall together with Kara Lynn Joyce. The movie is directed by Grant Barbeito and Christo Brock and it documents the journey of Franklin and Joyce to 2012 London Olympics.