Zach Apple is a young American competitive swimmer. Zach Apple’s specialization is in sprint freestyle events. He was a part of the US swim team for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and won his 1st Olympic gold medal in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay.
Table of Biography
Zach Apple was born on April 23, 1997, and he is currently 24 years old. Zach hails from Trenton, Ohio, U.S., and his zodiac sign is Taurus. His full name is Zachary Apple and his nickname is Zapple. Talking about his family, Zach’s parents are father Doug and mother Allison Apple. Likewise, he has a sister named Rachel. Moreover, Zach has a pet dog named Duke (@good_boyduke).
Talking about his educational journey, Zach attended Edgewood High School and graduated as the class of 2015. For her further studies, Zach attended Indiana University. There, she graduated in 2019 with a degree in Exercise Science.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Zach Apple is a professional swimmer. Zach’s specialization is in the sprint freestyle events. At present, Zach swims for DC Trident in the International Swimming League. As an Olympic swimmer, Zach won a gold medal for the first time in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. This was at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
In the prelims, final of the event, as well as the same Olympic games, Zach won a gold medal. Zach also set a new world record in the 4×100-meter medley relay. The swimmer swam the freestyle leg of the relay in the final.
Likewise, Zach was also a participant in the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, South Korea. There, the swimmer won 3 medals. They were two gold medals and one bronze. Moreover, Zach also won a gold medal along with his USA team in the men’s 4 × 100-meter freestyle relay. Further, Zach also competed as a part of the team in the mixed 4×100-meter freestyle relay. In this event, Zach won in a world record time.
During his high school, Zach competed as a part of the GMVY Wahoos club team. Then in the year 2015, Zach was the YMCA Long Course National Champion. It was in the 50m freestyle event. Likewise, the same year, Zach became the runner-up for 200m freestyle. Moreover, Zach participated collegiately at Auburn University from the year 2015 to 2018. Later on, Zach transferred to Indiana University. From this university, Zach participated from the year 2018 to 2019.
2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan was Zach’s 1st Olympic Games. The swimmer competed in the prelims as well as the final of the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. During the final of the event, Zach competed and swam the fastest of any of his relay teammates. The teammates of the final relays were Zach Apple, Blake Pieroni, Caeleb Dressel, and Bowe Becker.
All the relay teammates won the gold medal for their efforts. Moreover, Zach was the 1st athlete from the Auburn University swim program who won a gold medal in swimming at an Olympic Games. Zach broke the record since the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Zach was teamed with Drew Kibler, Kieran Smith, and Townley Haas to swim in the finals of the 4×200-meter freestyle relay. The team finished 4th in the final and sadly didn’t win an Olympic medal. In the same session, Zach also didn’t advance to the final of the 100-meter freestyle. The swimmer placed 6th in his semifinal heat.
Moreover, Zach swam the freestyle leg of the 4×100-meter medley relay. This was on the final day. The same day, Zah also won a gold medal. The swimmer along with his teammates Michael Andrew, Caeleb Dressel, and Ryan Murphy set the world record in the event. Furthermore, Zach became a member of the team DC Trident roster for the 2021 International Swimming League.
Zach Apple is in a romantic relationship with Susie Holmes. Susie’s Instagram username is @susholmie. Zach and Susie have been together with each other since 30 January 2020 and recently celebrated their 1st anniversary. Previously, Zach was romantically involved with Samantha Colyer. The last photo featuring Samantha on Zach’s Instagram profile dates back to August 2019.
Zach Apple stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 7 inches or 201 cm and his weight is around 218 lbs or 99 kgs. Other than this, there is no further information about Zach’s other body measurement details like his chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, shoe size, biceps, etc. Moreover, Zach has brown eyes and hair of the same color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Zach Apple joined Twitter in December 2011 and so far has over 1.4k followers on her @apple_zach account. Likewise, he is available on Instagram under the username @apple_zach and so far has more than 28.1k followers. Other than this, Zach doesn’t seem to have a personal profile on other platforms like Tiktok, Facebook, Youtube, etc. Moving on, Zach Apple’s net worth ranges between $3 million to $5 million US dollars.