Max Whitlock is Great Britain’s most successful Olympic gymnast who has won three Olympic gold medals and three bronzes medals. Similarly, he has also won two World Championships gold medals and two silvers medals. As a result, People often call him by his nickname “Maxi.”

Whitlock is Britain’s first gold medalist in artistic gymnastics while winning the men’s floor and pommel horse exercise in 2016. Max is considered one of the most successful pommel horse gymnastics in history ever.

Now let’s know a little bit more about Max Whitlock’s early life, career status, age, relationship status, social media accounts, and net worth.

Quick Info 
Full NameMax Whitlock
Date Of BirthJanuary 2nd, 1992
Birth PlaceChertsey, Surrey, England
Parent(s)Brian Whitlock (father) and Madeleine Whitlock (mother)
OccupationGymnast
Age28 years old
Body MeasurementN/A
Height5’6″ (167 cm)
Weight62 kg (137 lbs)
NationalityBritish
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorGrey
Zodiac SignCapricorn
EthnicityWhite
Martial StatusMarried
Wife(s)/Partner(s)Leah Hickton
ChildrenWillow Whitlock
Net Worth$1 million to $6 million

Max Whitlock Early Life

Max Whitlock was born on January 2nd, 1992, in Chertsey, Surrey, England. He was the son of Brian Whitlock (father) and Madeleine Whitlock (mother). Both of the parents are proud of Max and the career he chooses in gymnastics.

Moreover, Max studied sociology at the University of Birmingham. He was a junior international gymnast when he attended Elmbridge Grammar School, where he was on the gymnastics team.

Whitlock also took up his first trampolining at the age of 9 and then competed in several competitions, eventually qualifying for the British Championships.

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Max Whitlock Age

Max Whitlock is currently 28 years old, seven months,s and 16 days.

 

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Max Whitlock Career

Whitlock was first introduced to gymnastics by his friend from the swimming club when you were 7. After that, he joined the gymnastics club called “Sapphire school of Gymnastics” in Hemel Hempstead.

He continues his gymnastics training with his coach “Klemen Bedenik” during the age of 12.

After becoming successful in the gymnastics field, he begins to participate in different tournaments and events to enhance his skills.

In April 2010, Max Whitlock won his first gold medal on pommel horse and floor at the junior European Championships. He also has won a bronze medal in men’s horizontal bar and a silver medal in men’s pommel horse.

He achieved his dream by winning the Gold medal in the Men’s Floor, Men’s Pommel Horse, and Men’s Rings events.

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Whitlock’s first Olympic medal was the bronze he won in the 2012 Olympics in London with 1833 points. Max attended Warwickshire College in his hometown and then started working with British gymnastic coach Peter Ridge.

In the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, he won three gold medals, two silver medals, and one bronze medal for the first time in Britain history.

Back in 2017, he became the first in Britain to defend the Artistic gymnastics world championship title in the pommel horse.

Max Whitlock failed to achieve the gold medal at the European Championship back in 2018 by losing with Xiao Ruoteng. However, he regained his title and gold medal on pommel horse in European Artistic Gymnastics Championship 2019.

After back-to-back achievement, Whitlock again wins the gold medal on Tokyo Olympic 2020 in Pommel horse. He took two Olympic titles with him along with three world titles.

 

Max Whitlock Relationship

Max Whitlock was happily married to Leah Hickton. She also worked as the artistic gymnastics coach at South Essex Gymnastics Club, England.

Both the couple has a beautiful daughter “Willow Whitlock.” She was born in 2019 and is now two years old as of August 2021.

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Max Whitlock Net Worth

Max Whitlock is a famous gymnastic and gained a lot of fame in gymnastic history. His net worth is estimated at around $1 million to $6 million.

He also earns extra money from his merch called “The Whitlock Workout.”

 

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Max Whitlock Social Media

Max Whitlock is quite active on his social media accounts. He has over 279k followers on his Instagram account and 112.2k followers on his Twitter account. In addition, Max also has 205k followers on his Facebook page.

 

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