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Amanda Ray Beard was born on the 29th October 1981, in Irvine, California USA, and is a professional swimmer, who is probably best recognized for winning seven Olympic medals – two gold, four silver, and one bronze. She is also known as a former holder of the world record in the 200-meter breaststroke, and for winning twice the “American Swimmer of the Year” Award. His professional career has been active since 1996.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Amanda Beard is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Amanda’s net worth is over $4 million, which has been accumulated through her successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional swimmer. Another source is coming from her autobiographical book “In the Water They Can’t See You Cry: A Memoir” (2012).

Amanda Beard Net Worth $4 Million

Amanda Beard spent her childhood with two older sisters in Newport Beach, California. As her sister was member of the local swim team, she enjoyed watching them until 1986, when she joined the team and soon distinguished herself as a swimmer. Thus, in 1994, Amanda became a member of the competitive team called the Irvine Novaquatics. Subsequently, she perfected her strokes, and became a competitor at higher levels.

Amanda’s professional career in the sports industry began when she was 14 years old, while she was attending Irvine High School, when she joined the 1996 Olympic team, winning three medals – gold for a relay race, and two silver medals in the 100-meter and 200-meter breaststrokes, which made her the second-youngest US medalist in swimming at that time, and added a considerable amount to her net worth.

Upon matriculation, she received a scholarship to the University of Arizona, where she continued her education and swimming training, after which she joined the 2000 Olympic team, winning this time a bronze medal in the 200-meter breaststroke in Sydney, increasing further her net worth.

Once more she made the Olympic swimming team in Athens in 2004, when she won an individual gold medal, setting the record in the 200-meter breaststroke. Beside that, she also won two silver medals. Furthermore, in 2008, she was named the co-captain of the Olympic team in Beijing; however, she didn’t have major success after finishing 18th.

Amanda also competed at the 2010 Conoco Phillips National Championships, finishing second and qualifying for the Pan Pac team, but without any major success. After the competition, she was named again as the co-captain of the US national team, after which she qualified for finals, but failed to medal.

At the 2012 Summer Olympic Games trials, Amanda finished in fifth place in the 200-meter breaststroke, and so she didn’t qualify for the Games.

Apart from her career in the sports, Amanda Beard has tried herself as a model, appearing in the “FHM” magazine, as well as in “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition” in 2006 and in “Playboy in 2007, posing nude. In the following year, she also began to work as a correspondent in the sports talk show “The Best Damn Sports Show Period”. All of these added a lot to her net worth.

Speaking about her personal life, Amanda Beard has been married to photographer Sacha Brown since 2009, with whom she has two children. She is a vegetarian, but had huge problems with bulimia nervosa when younger – her desire to be ‘pretty and skinny’ disappeared with maturity.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 29, 1981
Birth place: Newport Beach, California, United States
Height:1.73 m
Weight:59 kg
Profession:Swimmer
Education:University of Arizona
Nationality:American
Spouse:Sacha Brown
Children:Blaise Ray Brown, Doone Isla Brown
Parents:Gayle Beard, Dan Beard
Siblings:Taryn Beard
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Appeared in a PSA for Defender of Wildlife.
2Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 31, a daughter Doone Isla Brown on June 19, 2013. Child's father is her husband, Sacha Brown.
3Gave birth to her 1st child at age 27, a son Blaise Ray Brown on September 15, 2009. Child's father is her husband, Sacha Brown.
4(May 1, 2009) Married her boyfriend of 3 years Sacha Brown after a 4-month-long engagement.
5In her interview on Dr. Phil: On Top of the World and Self-Destructive (2012) (04/04/2012), she revealed that she battled with eating disorders Bulimia and Anorexia, drinking and drug abuse, and self-mutilation.
6Is a vegetarian.
7She was April on FHM magazine's 2005 pin-up calendar (2005).
8Named #92 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
9Ranked as #79 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
10Attends the University of Arizona where she trains with her coach Frank Busch & is majoring in Retail & Consumer Sciences
11World-record holder in the 200-meter breaststroke, which she set at the Olympic Trials in July 2004.
12Won a gold (her first individual gold in the 200-meter breaststroke) and 2 silver medals at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
13Won a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
14Won her first gold medal at the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta, Georgia when she was 14-years-old.
15Holds the world record in the 200-meter breaststroke.


Quotes

#Quote
1To look good in the water you have to pick the right swimsuit. I own close to 500.


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Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Coma2005TV MovieTrina's sister

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kelly File2013TV SeriesHerself
Marie2013TV Series documentary
The O'Reilly Factor2007-2012TV SeriesHerself
Dr. Phil2012TV SeriesHerself
The Body Issue2010TV MovieHerself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians2009TV SeriesHerself - Olympian
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad2008TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Girls Next Door2008TV SeriesHerself - Olympic Gold Medalist
Last Call with Carson Daly2004-2008TV SeriesHerself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2007TV SeriesHerself
The Real World2006TV SeriesHerself
SportsFigures2005TV Series documentaryHerself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Quintuplets2004TV SeriesHerself
MADtv2004TV SeriesHerself
Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Sydney 2000: Games of the XXVII Olympiad2000TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Atlanta 1996: Games of the XXVI Olympiad1996TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20 to 12010TV Series documentaryHerself

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