Stephanie Rice (Australian Swimmer) Biography, Medals, Personal Life & More

Who is Stephanie Rice?

Stephanie Rice is a former competitive swimmer for Australia’s national team. In her swimming career, the beautiful and talented swimming star has smashed several national and world records. Steph had won 3 gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games. It is amazing to know from Stephanie Rice’s biography that in the 2006 Commonwealth Games, she had defeated the Olympians Lara Caroll and Brooke Hanson to secure first place in a record time of 2 mins 12 seconds. Stephanie was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on January 26, 2009.

Stephanie Rice (Australian Swimmer) Wiki Bio — Quick Facts

Profession Name

Stephanie Rice

Birth Name

Stephanie Louise Rice

Nick Name

Steph, Ricey


Swimming Player

Personal Life

Date of Birth

17th June 1988

Birth Place

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Brisbane, Queensland

Age (as 2021)

34 Year Old



Zodiac/ Sun Sign








Language speaks


Food Habit


Year Active


National Team


TV Show

Home and Away

The Celebrity Apprentice Australia


Michael Bohl


St Peters Western


Medley, Freestyle, Butterfly

Education Qualification

High Qualification



Queensland Academy of Sport


Caroline Chisholm School

College/ University

St Peters Western

Stephanie Rice’s Body Measurement, Height & Weight

Her measurement is quite charming indeed. The former Australian swimmer weighs only 67 kilograms. Her bright smile, Black eyes, and long black hair still compliment her beauty even at the age of 34 years. Stephanie’s height is a towering 5 feet 9 inches.

Source: Instagram


Feet & Inches: 5′ 9″ Inch

Centimeters: 176 cm

Meters: 1.76 m


Kilograms: 67 Kg

Pounds: 148 lbs

Body Size


Eye Color


Hair Color




Natural Breast


Sexual Orientation


Shoe Size

9.5 US

Stephanie Rice Personal Life

Stephanie was born to her loving parents Raelene Clark and Warren Rice, on 17th June 1988. She grew up in Brisbane, Queensland and attended Clayfield College in her Highschool days. The star performer in her days is a vegan and a caring individual. Considering Stephanie Rice’s biography budding sportsmen would definitely get inspired.

Source: Instagram

Father Name

Warren Rice

Mother Name

Raelene Clark





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Unknown Facts about Stephanie Rice

She was associated with gold medalist Kirsty Coventry at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

In 2008, this young girl had broken the world records for 200 and 400 meters individual medleys while participating in the Australian Olympic trials.

Her timings clocked were 2:08.92 for 200m and 4:31.46 for 400m.

Until her retirement in April 2014, she had mastered medley, butterfly, and freestyle strokes.

Her coach was Michael Bohl under whom she had performed flawlessly over the years.

The tall and beautiful Stephanie was born under the star sign Gemini.

Stephanie Rice’s real name is Stephanie Louis Rice.

It is known, that she is now coaching in the greater LA area with CoachUp private coaching center.

Affairs and Boyfriends

The dating life of Stephanie Rice is not that promising. She had a few short-term relationships. In 2008, she has also dated Michael Phelps. She had dated Eamon Sullivan for two years in 2006. Stephanie was also dating Rory Maguire in the past. However currently, she is single and not looking for any further relationships.

Material Status



Eamon Sullivan

Michael Phelps

Rory Maguire



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Social Media Presence

Stephanie Rice is active on her Twitter, Instagram and Facebook page handle and keeps posting her videos and photos. You can follow her and stay in touch.

Source: Instagram

Instagram Followers

@itsstephrice (122k followers)

Facebook Followers

@ItsStephRice(125K followers)

Twitter Followers

@stephricemusic (15.7K followers)

Official Website

Email Id

Stephanie Rice Medals & Awards

Olympic Games

Gold medal — first place

2008 Beijing

200 m medley

Gold medal — first place

2008 Beijing

400 m medley

Gold medal — first place

2008 Beijing

4×200 m freestyle

World Championships (LC)

Silver medal — second place

2009 Rome

200 m medley

Silver medal — second place

2009 Rome

4×100 m medley

Bronze medal — third place

2007 Melbourne

200 m medley

Bronze medal — third place

2007 Melbourne

400 m medley

Bronze medal — third place

2009 Rome

400 m medley

Bronze medal — third place

2011 Shanghai

400 m medley

Bronze medal — third place

2011 Shanghai

4×100 m medley

Pan Pacific Championships

Bronze medal — third place

2011 Victoria

200 m medley

Bronze medal — third place

2011 Victoria

400 m medley

Commonwealth Games

Gold medal — first place

2006 Melbourne

200 m medley

Gold medal — first place

2006 Melbourne

400 m medley

Source: Wikipedia

Won Telstra Australian Swimmer of the Year in 2008

In 2008, She won the Swimming World Magazine Female World Swimmer of the Year as well as Pacific Rim Swimmer of the Year.

She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2009.

In 2019, she was awarded International Swimming Hall of Fame inductee.

She was the winner of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame inductee in 2019.

Stephanie Rice Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is 1.5 million US dollars. These majorly come from her prize money and other brand deals while she was in her swimming career. Post-retirement, she earns her living by coaching and sports commentary. She was also seen investing in some e-sport ventures.

Source: Instagram

How Much Does Stephanie Rice Earn?

Net Worth As of 2021

Estimate $1.5 Million

Source of Earning


Stephanie Rice Hobbies and Favorite Things


Swimming, Travelling

Favourite Animal


Favourite Food

Coconut Oil,

Fresh Greens,

Tahini or Chocolate

Favorite Beverage

Dark Chocolate


Almond Butter and Celery

Favorite Place To Visit


Favourite Color


Is Stephanie Rice gay?


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