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Meet Kylie Masse, a Canadian competition swimmer

Kylie Masse

Kylie Masse Biography

Kylie Masse

Kylie Masse.[Credit/sportsnet.ca]

Kylie Masse is a 25 years Canadian competition swimmer. She was born on 18th January 1996 in LaSalle, Canada.

Her parents are Louie Masse and Cynthia Lynne Masse. She has a height of 1.72 m. Kylie is a beholder of a very special talent in swimming.

She is surely a force to reckon with when it comes to swimming. The competitive swimmer has been of great motivation to young upcoming swimmers.

Kylie’s full byline is Kylie Jacqueline Masse. She specializes in backstroke. At a young age, she has managed to bag several awards in swimming.

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she graciously tied for the bronze medal in 100m backstroke. The swimming sensation is the current world champion in the 100 m backstroke.

Therefore, she breaks the eight-year-old world record in the process, which she held until July 2018.

Masse as well became the first Canadian woman to become a world championship in a swimming event. That was when she won her title in Budapest at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

More to her wins, she subsequently became the first Canadian woman to defend her world title. That was accomplished at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships.

Kylie Masse is currently the captain of the Toronto Titans of the International Swimming League. The swimming icon has made more and more wins.

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, she won a whopping two gold medals. That was specifically in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke. She amazingly set a games record in both events.

Masse finished the games with a silver in the 50 m backstrokes. Nevertheless, she is also the Canadian record holder in the 100 m back.

Moreover, she won gold in the 100 m backstrokes at the 2015 Summer Universiade and was the 2015-16 CIS swimmer of the year while swimming at the University of Toronto.

Professional Career

On to her career progress, Masse took part in the 2017 Canadian Swimming Championships. She broke America’s record in the 100m backstrokes in a time of 58.21.

That was the fastest time ever in a textile suit and the 3rd fastest time in history.

Masse followed up her national championships with competition at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

Kylie was interestingly named as part of Canada’s team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

She began her part of the competition in her preferred event, the 100 m. Masse set two Commonwealth Games records en route to the final. In the final, she again set the record, just out-touching Emily Seebohm for the gold medal.

Kylie ended her games in style after acquiring a silver medal and a Canadian record in the 50 m backstrokes. She also got another silver medal in the 4 x 100m medley relay event.

In 2019, she successfully defended her title in the 100 backstrokes at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea with a time of 58.60.

Career Progress

Masse’s career went to blossom as she escalated to greater heights. On 18th March 2020, she was signed to the Toronto Titans of the International Swimming League. She was signed as the team captain.

That was Kylie’s first time in the ISL. She made her ISL debut on 25th October 2020. In match 3, she finished at the 8th position in the match MVP standings with 30.5 points.

Eventually, she won the 100m backstroke with a time of 56.38 seconds.

On November 1, 2020, during Match 6 of the ISL, Masse again recorded a win in the 50m backstrokes and helped her team win the 4×100 medley relay.

More to the basket of wins, Kylie more and more impressive performance. As a result of the medley win, her team got to pick which skin they wanted to race in.

Moreover, on November 2, Masse won the 100m backstroke, and the skin for the 50m backstrokes.  On November 5, 2020, during Match 7, Masse won the 50m backstroke again.

Kylie Masse Net Worth

According to reports, Kylie the swimming icon has a net worth of approximately between $1 million and $5 million.

That has hugely accumulated from her professional swimming career.

Kylie Masse Salary

Masse’s salary is unfortunately not revealed. Reliable sources have it that her salary is under review. However, being one of the most competitive swimmers, her salary is expected to be high.

Kylie Masse’s Endorsements

As part of her endorsement deals, Masse has served as a brand ambassador of Speedo Canada. That marked her first endorsement since becoming a professional swimmer as per reports.

Kylie Masse’s family

Masse is reportedly single as of the year 2021.

Kylie Masse

Kylie Masse.[Credit/pinterest.com]

Kylie Masse’s Foundation and Charity Work

The swimming starlet has reportedly teamed up with other parties to call for donations of PPE from across Canada.

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