Summer Sanders Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Sep, 2017
Facts of Summer Sanders
Date of Birth: 1972 , October-13
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Summer Sanders
Birth Name Summer Elisabeth Sanders
Father Bob Sanders
Mother Barbara Hopewell
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Roseville, California
Ethnicity White
Profession swimmer
Working For MTVís
Net Worth 2 million dollars
Eye Color Brown eyes
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Breast Size 34-25-36
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for CBS Sports and WNBA
Married Yes
Married to Erik Schlopy (m. 2005),Mark Henderson (m. 1997)
Children Skye Bella Schlopy, Robert Charles Spider Schlopy
Divorce Mark Henderson D. 2001
Education Stanford University
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Summer Sanders, an American former champion swimmer, is currently hosting game show at HLN. She is the former Olympic champion who has several medals in her home. 

Early Life and Childhood

Summer Sanders was born on October 13, 1972, in Roseville, California, United States of America. She was born to Bob Sanders and Barbara Hopewell. She belongs to the American nationality.

Summer Sanders’ childhood had some difficulties too and she came up with great solutions in her career as well. During her childhood days, a wild fire destroyed her home completely. She attended Oakmont High School for her education and later joined Stanford University to get her degree.


Summer Sanders’ career has made her who she is today. In the year 1992, she won the mighty Olympic Gold medal in 200 meters butterfly. She also bagged gold medals in 100m medley relay. In the year 1991, she won gold in World Championships. She also bagged a silver medal in 200m IM. In the year 1989, she won Pan Pacific Championship silver medal and it was in 200 meter IM.

Summer Sanders has had an amazing television career too. She has worked for the mighty networks such as CBS Sports and WNBA. She has done a lot of commentary work too. She has also hosted shows such as MTV’s Sandblast and Fox celebrity reality.

Personal Life

Summer Sanders’ personal life has been full of ups and downs. She was first married to Mark Henderson on July 4, 1997. Mark is an Olympic medalist in swimming and met Sanders during the competition. They had an affair for some years before marriage. However, the relation did not last long and the couple went through the process of divorce in 2001.

After some years of single life, Summer Sanders was linked with Olympic skier Erik Schlopy. The couple wedded on July 30, 2005. They have a son, Robert Charles Spider Schlopy and a daughter, Skye Bella Schlopy. The family currently resides in Park City, Utah.

They are very happy together and living a perfect married life. Sanders' also told in an interview that, "My number-one priority is being a mom and a wife and sort of running my own little Fortune 500 company, which I call my household."

Net worth and Body Measurements

According to some sources, Summer Sanders has a net worth of $2 million. She has won several awards and medals as an athlete.

 Summer Sanders? has a tall height of 5 ft. and 10 inches which have supported a lot in her career. She weighs 54 kg at current with her body measurements 34-25-36.