Max Whitlock is a British Gymnastic professional who is the foremost one to receive Olympic gold medal in artistic gymnastics from his home country.
Max Whitlock is a Gymnastic professional from the United Kingdom who is the foremost one to receive Olympic gold medal in artistic gymnastics from his home country. He came into the limelight in 2012 after he was entitled with a bronze medal in the summer Olympics.
Whitlock is a kid of Brian Whitlock and Madeleine Whitlock, born on the 13th of January 1993. He was a single child of his parents and has not disclosed much about her early days and his family members. Whitlock was a gymnastic enthusiast ever since his friend from a swimming club introduced him to gymnastics. It was when he was only seven years.
Max Whitlock is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5 Million which he has accumulated through all these years of enduring and struggle in his professional career.
His primary source of income is his gymnast career in which he is pretty famous. He has not revealed his salary but assuming his title and position it can be said that Whitlock earns a good sum of money. Also, the British athlete receives prizes and bonuses for his exceptional performance.
He also earns money from brand endorsing for many big companies like Adidas, ItsTradeNation and many more.
Whitlock also owns a gymnast club alongside his wife which is named Max Whitlock Gymnastic. He also generates a substantial amount of money from this club. Likewise, his wife Leah is also estimated to have a net worth of $1.2 Million.
With this huge sum of fortune, Whitlock is living a lavish and comfortable life with his family member which can also be seen in his Instagram feed.
Max Whitlock is married to Leah Whitlock and the couple recently completed their five years of marriage in 2022. Prior to being in a relationship, Max and Leah were best friends who shared everything and were also dating since 2007.
The couple met each other for the first time when Max was 12 years old and joined South Essex Gymnastic Club for training. The friendship converted into a relationship after Max proposed to Leah in 2016 in the Lake District when they were on a picnic. After a year, the couple walk down the aisle on the 6th of July, 2017.
The love birds are seen enjoying their romantic love life without any disputes and signs of divorce as well as do not have extramarital affairs.
Besides this, Whitlock is not known to have been linked romantically with any other person.
Education And Training
Max received his formal education from Longdean School which is located at Hemel Hempstead. Later he joined Sapphire School of Gymnastics where he learned the fundamentals of gymnastics.
He relocated with Klemen Bedenik, his trainer after the trainer returned to Maribor, Slovenia. Max continued his training with dedication there and returned after three months.
After that, he joined South Essex Gymnastics Club which is located in Basildon and managed by his brother-in-law Scott Hann and his wife Leah.
Blessed With A Daughter
Max is blessed with the arrival of his princess and is a proud father. He shares his daughter with his wife Leah. The couple has named their daughter Willow Whitlock.
The little Whitlock was born on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at 8.10 pm. She weighed 7lb 13 at the time she was introduced to the world.
Even though both the parents are busy they manage time to spend quality time with their daughter. As a parent, they are trying their best to fulfill every need of their child and give her a good upbringing.
Recently, the love birds have taken their daughter to the Gymnastics pre-school display. Willow performed well and was able to display her talents among her parents and relatives. Maybe the celebrity child will also become a great gymnast like her parents.
Wife -Leah Hickton
Like Whitlock himself, his wife Leah (born on the 30th of August 1991) is also a gymnast and used to manage a gymnastic club, South Essex Gymnastics Club alongside her brother.
Currently, she is a reputed gymnast Coach in the United Kingdom and has given her full time to manage the club, Max Whitlock Gymnastics owned by her husband.
Whitlock Is Not Competing In 2022 Commonwealth Games
The three-time Commonwealth Games champion Whitlock is taking a break from sports for a while and is not going to participate in the Commonwealth Games of 2022. He wants to get fully recovered from his injury before resuming his sports life.
In addition, he also said that he has been trying to reduce the training time as he prefers to stay at home now in the presence of his family. The gymnast athlete wants to spend more time with his daughter. According to him, going away from home has always been difficult for him but it has become way more difficult after his princess’s arrival.
Attended Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Whitlock has been privileged to attend the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. It is the first time any British Monarch has celebrated the Platinum Jubilee.
It is celebrated in the commonwealth of nations for the 70 years of accession of the throne by Queen Elizabeth II. In the ceremony, Whitlock met several great people and he is thankful to all those people that made the day beautiful.
Had Went To 007 Premiere
Apparently, Max is a fan of James Bond and has gone to the premiere of 007. He was all suited and booted for the premier.
The British athlete looked just like an actor while standing on the red carpet. According to him, he had a real good experience.
Max’s Gymnastic Club Won A Shield When He Was Eight Years Old
Max discovered his passion for the gymnastics world at the age of seven after his friend introduced it to him. After that, he joined the gymnastic club for further training.
When he was eight years old, his team at the gymnastics club won the shield in the gymnastic club and the athlete has shared this happy moment with the public by posting it on Instagram.
Book By Whitlock
Whitlock has been the author of the book with a title of The Whitlock Workout: Get Fit and Healthy in Minutes. In the book, he has taught the exercise and techniques to strengthen the core of the body from beginner to advance level.
The book also contains healthy tips and recipes. Its price on amazon is $28.99 for the hardcover and has a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.
Awards And Recognition
No doubt, Max is one of the best gymnastics ever to be born in Britain. He has displayed exceptional skills which he has gained through a lot of hardships and training on many platforms. Acknowledging his talent, Max is entitled to many accolades.
He became the first person in Britain to Olympic gold medal in artistic gymnastics. He is a six-times Olympic gold medalist as well as three times commonwealth games championships. Whitlock has received three gold and two silver medal for Pommel Horse.
The British gymnastic artist has dominated men’s gymnastics and has been the recipient of an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Max Whitlock started his gymnastic career ever since he was of very young age. He has shown a lot of dedication while training. His senior days started 2010 in when he won the first gold on pommel horse and floor.
Whitlock was a member of the squad that took home the gold in the European Championships in Montpellier in May 2012. At Tokyo 2020, a third Olympic gold and a total of six Olympic medals were won with continued success on the pommel horse.
Whitlock has won four gold medals, three silver medals, and a bronze at the European level. At the Commonwealth Games, he added four more gold medals, four silver medals, and two bronzes. Throughout his career, he has appeared in numerous competitions and has won several titles. He has made his home country proud.
Now, Max is also the owner of his Gymnastic club named Max Whitlock Gymnastics where he and his wife manages the place.
The Physical Appearance of Whitlock
Being a gymnastic professional Whitlock has an athletic and flexible body. He has a lean body with short light brown hair and brown beautiful deep eyes.
Whitlock stands tall with a height of 5 ft and 6 inches which is equivalent to 167 cm and has maintained a weight of around 55 kg (123 lbs). Apparently, he does not have a tattoo. He regularly hits the gym to maintain his athletic body.
Social Media Presence
As a popular media personality, Whitlock is quite active on various social media platforms. He has his accounts activated on Twitter and Instagram. He uses these platforms to share his personal and professional life as well as his thoughts and opinions.
He can be found on Instagram under the username @maxwhitlock where he has amassed more than 268k followers at the time of writing. Similalry, his tweets can be found under the username @maxwhitlock1 where he has collected more than 111k followers.
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