When the United States participated in the swimming Olympics for the first time in 1984, it was none other than the legendary swimming champion Dara Torres who made America renowned in the swimming Olympics history. She first competed in 1984 Olympic swimming representing her country American and later in 1988, 1992, 2000 and in 2008.
What's more, is that Sara has a record of achieving more than twelve Olympic champion medals. Also, she has set a world record in three major functions. Find more on this beautiful American athlete.
Is Dara Torres Married? Who Is Her Husband?
In 1992, Dara was featured in the Sports swimsuit magazine and became the first model referring to the athlete fields. By then, she was a divorced woman. Her married life with a sports producer Jeff Gowen had crumbled apart for an unknown reason.
Thankfully, the divorce with her former husband didn’t affect her will power. She further continued her career and won several medals over the years.
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After a couple of years of her divorce with Jeff, she married Itzhak Shasha, a surgeon of Israel in 2003. But while they were struggling to have a baby, she struggled to save her relation too. Once more, she could not stay in terms with Itzhak and separated within a year in December of 2004.
Fortunately, Dara got hooked up with the reproductive endocrinologist David Hoffman. Later with David, Dara gave birth to a beautiful baby named Tessa in 2006. David and Dara, who was never married, also could not savor their bond to the fullest and separated from each other after a brief relationship.
Dara Torres with her only daughter Tessa (Photo: Dara's Instagram)
After several failed relationships, Dara wasn’t scared to start a new life with a new person again. She married again to a Canadian native on 5 January 2013. However, she hasn’t disclosed much information about her husband until today.
Being the first swimmer of America and medalist of more than 12 swimming champions, Dara is undoubtedly prosperous and wealthy in her life. She has undoubtedly garnered millions of incomes from her career. However, her net worth is not publicized, but the average salary of fitter and faster (FFT) swimmer is expected to be $100,000 annually.
As America’s first swimmer and oldest swimmer, Dara has built an active profile in her swimming career. Other new-generation swimmers follow her tips and techniques, her positions, structures.
Also, in July of 2019, she listed her Parkland mansion in sale worth of $1.65 million. The house covers 5400 sq ft with seven bedrooms in it. It took her half a million to renovate the home and make it ready for sale.
The legend of the swimming Olympics Dara's birthdate lies on 15 April 1967. She was born in California to her parents Marylu Kauder and her late father who died in 2006. She was raised by her mother and a stepfather Eddie Torris, who is 92-years-old. It is Eddie’s surname to which Dara has adopted. She belongs to Cuban-American ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Apart from her parents, her other family members include not one brother but four brothers Mike, Kirk, Rick, Brad and one sister Lara Torris. It was her brothers to whom she did follow to swimming while she was a child. So, she credits her brothers for the achievements she has decorated today.
Dara has a tall height of 5 feet and 11 inches with a toned body structure.