Mike Kalisz

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Mike Kalisz is an American celebrity parent who rose to fame for being the father of Chase Kalisz. Chase Kalisz is a professional swimmer who is an Olympic gold champion in the individual medley of 400 m.

Early Life

Kalisz’s present age is twenty-seven years old and he must have been born in the United States. Sadly, there is no further information about Mike’s childhood, birth details, and education.

On the other hand, his son’s birth date is 7th March 1994 and his birthplace is Maryland, United States. He was born Chase Kalisz to his parents, Mike and Cathy Kalisz.

Likewise, he is an American native and has been following the Christian religion since he was born. At the age of just five years old, his parents started to teach him to swim.

This is also the main reason why he is always supported by his parents in every phase of his life. Moreover, his parents must have been very proud of his every amazing accomplishment.

Chase seems to be the only child of his parents since there is no information about his siblings. After his birth, he grew up in Baltimore County, Maryland where his parents and house nevertheless live there. In addition, the professional swimmer is a native of Bel-Air.

Net Worth

The professional swimmer has been making an amazing amount of money from his professional swimming career. However, there is no exact information about his salary, net worth, and assets. But it has been estimated that Chase Kalisz’s net worth is in the millions.

Also, it is sure that his net worth will increase more in the coming days as he has become the Olympic gold medalist. Moreover, he has also been making some money from his collaboration with some brands and from his achievements in several competitions.

Relationship Status

As mentioned before, Mike is the husband of his lovely wife, Cathy Kalisz. The couple seems to be in a marital relationship for a very long time now. Both of them are proud and amazing parents to their athlete son.

However, there are no further details about the American parents’ marriage date, venue, their first meeting, and so on. As for their son, Chase seems to be in a romantic relationship with a lady whose name is Rachael Schulman.

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Caption: Mike Kalisz with his family (Source: Capital Gazette)

Career and Professional Life

Mike Kalisz rose to fame being the father of the famous swimmer, Chase Kalisz. This is the only reason why the celebrity father’s name is on the headline. However, there is no further information about what Chase’s father has been doing professionally.

On the other side, there is no doubt that he has been very proud of his son and with the dedication, he has shown for the match. He also trusts that his son has used all the portions in his energy to be on the honor support.

In addition to this, he together with his wife always goes to his races, competitions, and events to support him. On 24th July 2021, his family also organized a watch social gathering in Baltimore County.

It happened as Chase took part for gold in the Summertime Olympics of the year 2020. In conclusion, the celebrity parents have been very pleased and happy for his son and his every single small to a big achievement.

His son’s career

As mentioned earlier, Chase started his swimming journey first at the age of just five years old. At that time, he swam for the North Baltimore Aquatic Club and renowned coach, Bob Bowman. In the year 2021, he completed his studies at Fallston High School.

In the summer of the same year at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Kalisz went on to be in 5th place in the 200 IM and in sixth place in the 400 IM. Even though he wasn’t able to be a part of the Olympic team, he was selected for the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championship team.

At that gathering, in Honolulu, Chase became the winner of the 400 IM in an encounter record time of 4:12.59. Likewise, he then became the winner of the 200 IM in one more meet record time of 1:59.51.

It was in the year 2011 when the professional swimmer started to get national consideration. This happened after he got the 3rd position in the 400-meter IM of the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix.

In the same year, Kalisz took part at the National Championships in a 4:18.43 in the 400-meter IM.

Then, in the year 2011, he got into an international competition. At the World Junior Championships of the year 2011 in Peru, the professional swimmer took fourth in the 200 IM and 200 breasts, also sixth in the 400 IM.

Then, at the FINA World Cup of the year 2011 gathering that happened in Moscow, Chase was third in the 400 IM and fifth in the 200 breasts. Conceivably it isn’t shocking that he was fetching to be the highest notch IMer while preparing for Michael Phelps’ previous trainer.

He has said that Phelps was a great training partner who continuously pushed him to swim quicker. On 11th July 2019, Kalisz declared that he made a contract with MP. It is one of the brands for the swimming product and swimwear which was founded by Michael Phelps.

About this, he even had declared on his Instagram account, and the certified MP brand Instagram page. Recently, he was selected seventeenth overall in the initial ISL draft of the year 2021 by the Aqua Centurions.

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Caption: Mike Kalisz with his son (Source: Hereford Harbinger)


Mike Kalisz – Body Measurement

Unfortunately, there are no single details about Mike’s height, weight, and body measurements. Looking at his images, it has been found that he has a pair of black eyes and blonde hair. On the other side, his son, Chase Kalisz has a handsome height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93m.

He weighs around 86kg or 190 lbs and he has been wearing a shoe size of 8. Likewise, the professional American swimmer has a fair complexion with blonde hair and black eyes. The American athlete has always been keeping his health and physical statistics on point.

Mike Kalisz – Social Media

Being the parents of a professional athlete, Mr. Kalisz is quite popular in the athletic field. However, he is not active on any social media platforms for now. But he often is present at his son’s competitions and public events.

On the other side, his son is highly active and also popular on this platform. On Instagram, he has82.6 a thousand of followers as of 2021. Likewise, he has 10.1 thousand followers on Twitter whereas, on Facebook, he has some friends added.