American swimmer Katie Ledecky now holds the record for most individual victories in world championships, with a total of 16 gold medals. This feat tops her countryman, the illustrious Michael Phelps, who previously held the record for the most individual gold medals with 15.

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She achieved this amazing accomplishment by winning another gold medal in the 800m freestyle final at the swimming world championships held in Fukuoka, Japan.

Net worth-

Katie Ledecky has an estimated net worth of around $7 million as of 2023, as reported by media outlets.


Ledecky was born on March 17, 1997. Currently, she is 26 years old.


Katie Ledecky is an American competitive swimmer. Her notable career includes an impressive collection of seven Olympic gold medals and 21 world championship gold medals, a record that no other female swimmer in history has ever matched. 

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Ledecky stunned the world by winning the gold medal in the women’s 800-meter freestyle event at the 2012 London Olympic Games when she was just 15 years old, making her international debut. She proudly wore four gold medals, one silver medal, two world records, and was the most decorated female athlete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics four years later.

Ledecky continued her incredible run of success at the 2020 Olympics, shining and becoming the most decorated female athlete in the United States. 

Ledecky’s victories persisted in 2023 when she won another gold medal in the 800-meter World Championship.


Currently, Katie Ledecky is the world record holder in two esteemed women’s freestyle competitions. With an astounding time of 8 minutes, 4.79 seconds, she holds the 800-meter freestyle world record. In addition, she broke the 1500-meter freestyle world record with a remarkable time of 15 minutes, 20.48 seconds. 


As per media reports, the ace swimmer from America is currently not dating anyone.

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She was born to Mary Gen and David Ledecky. She has one brother named Michael Ledecky.