Chase Kalisz Biography

Incredibly talented American swimmer Chase Tyler Kalisz, who excels in the individual medley but also participates in the breaststroke and butterfly events. He is most well-known for his passion for swimming and the hard work he puts in on a daily basis to improve himself in his chosen field of endeavor.

Early Life

Cathy Kalisz and Mike Kalisz have a son named Chase Kalisz, who was born on March 7, 1994, in Bel Air, Maryland, United States of America. At the age of five, Kalisz began swimming for the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, which is coached by the great Bob Bowman. He currently swims for the club.

While at the University of Georgia from 2012 to 2017, Kalisz participated for the Georgia Bulldogs swimming and diving team, where he was a three-time NCAA Champion and held the American record in the 400-yard individual medley. He graduated in 2017.

Chase Kalisz Career

A silver medal in the 400-metres individual medley at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona marked the beginning of Chase Kalisz’s professional swimming career. He finished with a timing of 4:09.22, just half a second behind gold medalist Daiya Seto of Japan. Caleb Kalisz, a freshman at the University of Michigan, won the 400-yard individual medley at the 2013 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, finishing in 3:38.05.

By swimming a time of 3:34.50 in the 400-yard individual medley at the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Kalisz successfully defended his title and broke the American record, which had previously been held by Tyler Clary in the event. With the Georgia Bulldogs during his junior season, Kalisz finished second in the 400-yard Individual Medley behind the Texas Longhorns’ Will Licon, finishing well off his personal best time.

Rise to Fame

At the 2015 FINA World Championships, Kalisz finished third behind Daiya Seto of Japan and Dávid Verrasztó of Hungary with a time of 4:10.05, good enough for a bronze medal. By finishing fourth in the 400 meters individual medley at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, Kalisz qualified for the 2016 Olympic Team for the first time in his career.

The 400-metres individual medley was Kalisz’s favorite event during his final year at Georgia, and he won it again, breaking his own American record with a time of 3:33.41. Kalisz won both the 200 and 400 Meter individual medleys at the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships in Indianapolis, earning himself a position for the 2017 World Championship Team in those events. In addition, he finished third in the 200-meter butterfly, narrowly missing out on a spot on the World Championship team in that event as well.

While winning gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships, Kalisz also set a new championship record in his event of choice, the 400 Individual Medley, finishing in 4:05.90, breaking the previous record of 4:05.90, set by Michael Phelps a decade earlier at the same competition in Melbourne. Kalisz won gold in the 400-meter individual medley on the second day of competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, clocking a time of 4:09.42 seconds. It was the first medal won by the United States at an Olympic Games in over 100 years.

Chase Kalisz Biography

Real Name Chase Tyler Kalisz
Birth Date 7 March 1994
Age (as of 2021) 27 Years
Birth Place Bel Air, Maryland, United States
Nationality American
Profession Swimmer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 86 kg  –  in Pounds –  190 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Athletic


Father Mike Kalisz
Mother Cathy Kalisz
Sister Courtney Kalisz, Cassidy Kalisz
Brother Connor Kalisz


School Fallston High School
College University of Georgia

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend None

Personal Life

According to reliable sources, he is not currently involved in any form of relationship. He has not yet tied the knot or given birth to children. Chase is completely committed to achieving his objective. He may be under the impression that a relationship will keep him from pursuing his objectives.

Chase Kalisz Net Worth

Chase has a total net worth of one million dollars, which he has accumulated entirely through his hard work and dedication as a competitive swimmer. Swimming is something he is passionate about.


  • With his first Olympic Gold medal, Chase Kalisz kicked off his second Olympic campaign by finishing first in the men’s 400m individual medley.
  • Announcing his signing with Michael Phelps’ MP swimming equipment and swimwear business on July 11, 2019, two-time World champion and Olympic silver medalist Chase Kalisz made an official announcement on July 11, 2019.
  • In the 200 IM at the world championships, Kalisz came close to winning bronze.
  • On June 18, 2019, it was reported that Chase Kalisz would be joining the LA Current ISL squad, which is coached by GM Lenny Krayzelburg.
  • Kalisz was proclaimed the king of individual medleys in Columbus after winning both the 200 and 400 individual medley competitions.
  • Kalisz competed for Team USA and earned a silver medal in the 400 metre individual medley at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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