Mark Spitz became popular as the most successful athlete at the 1972 Summer Olympics won seven gold medals and all in world record time. Also, he is a former American competitive swimmer who became a nine-time Olympic champion.

Picture of American swimmer Mark Spitz
Caption: Picture of American swimmer Mark Spitz (Photo: Sportsmatik)

Is Mark Spitz Still Married?

Mark Spitz is still married to his beloved wife Suzy Spitz. Likewise, he has been living a blissful married life with his wife Suzy for over 5 decades. His romance with Suzy started after his career retirement. Before marriage, the couple dated for a certain period of time. 

Mark Spitz and his wife Suzy Weiner in their wedding dress
Caption: Mark Spitz and his wife Suzy Weiner in their wedding dress (Photo: Pinterest)

Eventually, Mark and Suzy became husband and wife after tying the wedding knot on 6th May 1973. At the Beverly Hills Hotel, their lavish wedding ceremony is held following the Jewish rituals in front of their family, relatives, and friends. 

Since their marriage, they have been inseparable without having any rumors of extramarital affairs or divorce. Mark and Suzy living a blissful life in Los Angeles, California.

Who is Mark Spitz's Wife? 

Mark Spitz's wife Suzy full name is Susan Ellen Weiner born and raised in the United States of America. Before meeting her future husband Mark, Suzy was a UCLA theater student. Also, she has worked as a part-time model. 

Mark Spitz with his wife Suzy Weiner
Caption: Mark Spitz with his wife Suzy Weiner (Photo: Imago) 

However, her career in the entertainment industry ended after her marriage to Mark. However, Suzy has kept the info about her parents, and early life private. She has completed her education at the University of California located in Los Angeles, California. 

Mark Spitz's Kids

Mark Spitz is the father of 2 sons shared with his beloved wife Suzy Spitz. The duo shared their elder son Matthew Spitz in October 1981. Then Mark became a father for 2nd time shared with his wife. 

Mark Spitz with his wife Suzy and their son
Caption: Mark Spitz with his wife Suzy and their son (Photo: SuccessStory) 

His youngest son's name is Justin Spitz born in September 1991. As per reports, their youngest son Justin also became a professional swimmer too. Their sons live a lavish life and are in their late 50s. 

What is Mark Spitz's Net Worth?

Mark Spitz has a net worth of over $20 MillionMark has maintained a pretty amount of bank balance through his successful swimmer and athlete career. Also, he earned money out of his mаnу еndоrѕеmеntѕ рrојесtѕ. 

Also, he is making money being mоtіvаtіоnаl ѕреаkеr. Before his retirement, he was а mаѕtеr іn thе wоrld оf ѕwіmmіng who also thе grеаtеѕt аthlеtеѕ оf аll tіmе. 

Mark Spitz's Family

Born to parents Arnold Spitz (father) and mother Lenore Spitz. His father is from Hungary and his mother is from Russia. So, he grew up in a family with mixed backgrounds. Mark was raised with his 2 siblings with love and care by his parents. 

Mark Spitz with his parents
Caption: Mark Spitz with his parents (Photo: Walmart)

Spitz family is of Jewish background. His family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii when Mark was two years old. Mark started to compete at his local swim club at age six when his family returned to Sacramento, California. 

Why did Mark Spitz Retire?

At the age of 22, Mark Spitz retired from swimming after his herculean effort in Munich. He was still an amateur sport at the time and become the arena's first sponsored athlete.

What does Mark Spitz do for a Living? 

Mark Spitz has been into the swimming field and has been earning his living out of his work. After retirement, he has been working as a tv personality. 

About Mark Spitz

  1. His full name is Mark Andrew Spitz who was born on February 10, 1950, who became a nine-time Olympic champion. 
  2. Mark rained with Haines at SCSC and Santa Clara High School from the year 1964 to 1968. 
  3. He held national high school records in every stroke and in every distance during his four years there. 
  4. Mark won the 100-meter butterfly at the AAU national championships at the age of 16 and his 24 total AAU titles. 
  5. Then he emerged on the world swimming stage when he set his first world record at a small California meet with a time of 4:10.60 in the 400-meter in the following years. 
  6. At the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, he won 7 gold medals, all in world record time. 
  7. His achievement that lasted for 36 years was surpassed by fellow American Michael Phelps who won eight golds at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
  8. Mark won nine Olympic golds, a silver, and a bronze, in addition to five Pan American golds, 31 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) titles and eight National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) titles between the years 1968 to 1972. 
  9. Also, he set 35 world records, two of which were in trials and unofficial.
  10. In the years 1969, 1971, and 1972 Swimming World Magazine named him World Swimmer of the Year. 
  11. Mark became 3rd athlete to win nine Olympic gold medals.