Gunnar Bentz Biography

Gunnar Bentz or popularly called by his nickname Gunnar is an American competitive swimmer, he had won multifarious competitions which some of the players found hard to compete in, in addition to it he has achieved various Titles which in turn makes this competitive swimmer unique as compared to other swimmers in the competition. He has won the FINA World Junior Swimming Championship four times out of which he won a gold medal and a silver medal 2 times each respectively. Moreover, he came into the eyes of the general public and gained enormous fame when he was spotted in the Tokyo Olympics of 2020and there too he won a gold medal.

Early Life

Joseph was born on 3rd January 1996 in Atlanta city of Georgia city of the United States of America. He was born to Mr.Steve Bentz, however, no information regarding his mother is available on the internet. Gunnar developed a deep interest in swimming from an early age and he used to swim during his high school, further he continued his own legacy in university too.

He completed his freshman, sophomore, and other high school years from the St. Pius X Catholic High School in his native town and completed his high school education in the year 2014. Further, he went to the University Of Georgia where he joined collegiate swimming for the Georgia Bulldogs Swimming and Diving team and secured different medals, and got some titles on his name.

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Gunnar Bentz Career

He developed a keen interest in swimming when he was in high school and learned some of the swimming techniques at that time only. Further, he went to The University of Georgia where he joined the Georgia Bulldogs Swimming and Diving team for competing in the American Collegiate swimming and there he won different awards and titles, he won the FINA World championships four times and won the PAN American Games for two times. In the year 2015, he won the 400meters individual medley and earned the title of USA national champion.

Furthermore, in the 2016 Olympics, he won the 4×200Meters freestyle relay. Moreover, he was selected in the 2019 Pan American Games which took place in Lima in Peru. In the year 2019, he represented the team Iron for the International Swimming League. Talking about his recent sightings, he was selected for the Tokyo Olympics by placing himself at 2nd place in the 200m butterfly in the US Olympic Team Trials. In addition to this, he did great at the Tokyo Olympics and secured a gold medal over there as well.

Social Media

He posts very rarely on his Instagram(@thegunnybunny), he has posted a total of just 78 pics and in most of them he is swimming and he has a follower count of 9.4K along with that he has received his verified badge on Instagram. Further, he tweets often on his Twitter handle(@theGunnyBunny), he has a follower count of 3.8K in addition to it he has received a verified badge on Twitter too.

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Gunnar Bentz Biography

Real Name Joseph Gunnar Bentz
Birth Date 3 January 1996
Age (as of 2021) 25 Years
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Nationality American
Profession Swimmer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 196 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 83 kg  –  in Pounds –  182 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Steve Bentz
Mother Missy Bentz
Sister Kenzie Bentz, Raleigh Bentz
Brother None


School St. Pius X Catholic High School
College University of Georgia

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relation
Affair Yes
Girlfriend Kendall Kazor

Personal Life

Currently, he is in a relationship and enjoying the best time of his life with his girlfriend Kendall Kazor. She quite frequently appeared on social media of Gunnar. There might be the reason for limited media reach because he gained fame just after his recent appearance and winnings at the Tokyo Olympics. Further, no information regarding his past relationships at school and college is available on the internet.

Gunnar Bentz Net Worth

He has gained enormous fame in the years 2020 and 2021 which in turn indicates that there must be a steep rise in his net worth in these 2 years. His main sources of income do include his monthly salary, incentives, sponsorships, championship-winning amounts in addition to the paid promotions. Moreover, his net worth is not very much accurate, however, it is approximated to be around $1million.

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  • He was invoked in the gas station incident during the 2016 Olympics
  • He is perfect in almost every kind of stroke but he is mastered in individual Medley, Freestyle, and Butterfly.
  • Bentz was coached by Jack Bauerle And Eddie Reese.
  • He is ranked top on the list of most popular swimmers.

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