Millie Knight Biography – British Paralympic Athlete

Published Date   01st Nov. 2018, 15:03 pm
Millie Knight Biography – British Paralympic Athlete
Quick Info
Birth Name:Millicent Genevieve Knight
Birth Place:Canterbury, Kent, UK
Birth Sign:Capricorn
Mother:Suzanne Knight
Height:170 cm
Weight:154 lbs
Ethnicity:White
Eye Color:Light Brown
Hair Color:Brown
Date of Birth:15/01/1999
Age: 19 years old
Nationality:British
Net Worth:$200,000
College:Stirling University
Website:millieknight.co.uk




Millie Knight is a British Paralympic athlete. She is 3 times Paralympic medalist and two times Paralympian Downhill World Champion. Millie Knight’s net worth is estimated to be $200,000. For the time being, she is single and dating no one.

Millie Knight was born on the 15th of January 1999 in Canterbury, United Kingdom. She began skiing since the age of 6 and loves every minute of it. After completing high school from Kings School, Knight is currently studying Psychology at the Stirling University. Along with studying, she often competes in skiing championships. She competes in the visually-impaired category.

Millie Knight’s Net Worth

The well-known Paralympic athlete Millie Knight’s net worth is estimated at $200,000. She earned thousands of dollars for her net value from her career as an athlete. Knight also receives prize money from her country for the medals she wins in International competitions.

Millie Knight is an excellent Paralympic Skiier

Millie Knight is earning numerous medals, titles as well as money from her career as a Paralympian Skier. Image Credit: Huffington Post.

Also, various sponsors support Millie Knight in her career. Knight receives funding from UK Sport and many local sponsors in Kent. Alongside that, the Disability Snowsports UK charity is also supporting her financially and mentally since her early days.

Boyfriend, Relationship, and Dating

The 19-year-old visually impaired athlete Millie Knight is single and has no boyfriend. There is no any record of Millie having any past affairs or dating anyone too. It seems Millie Knight is just focusing on her career and studies at the moment. She might not be interested in being in any passionate relationships for now.

 

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Talking about her parents, she has never mentioned about her father in her social pages. But she is very close to her mother, Suzanne Knight. Suzanne Knight’s Instagram page is full of her daughter’s photos. In another side, Millie Knights also never miss out to show her love for her mom through her social pages.

Millie Knight’s Success Despite Disability

Millie Knight was a healthy child during her birth. Just a year after her birth in 2000, she had an infection in her right eye. She lost the majority of her eyesight in that eye. Again, five years later the same type of infection affected her left eye too. So, just a few percentages of vision is left in her.

Despite the vision disability, Millie gained a passion for skiing. Her mom always supported and guided her to achieve her dream. Her same determination along with family and friend’s support made her a successful and inspiring skier at present.

Medals Won By Millie Knight

Till date, the Paralympian Millie Knight has won many medals, and not only her family but also has made her country proud. Here is a table representing some of the medals won by Millie Knight.

Year and CompetitionMedal
2018 PyeonChang Paralympic Winter Games, DownhillSilver
2018 PyeonChang Paralympic Winter Games, Super-GSilver
2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships, DownhillGold
2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships, SlalomSilver
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World ChampionshipsSilver

Some Interesting Facts About Millie Knight


  • Millie Knights won downhill gold on the World Para-Alpine Skiing Championships in Italy with guide Brett Wild in January 2017.
  • Knights’ guide Brett Wild is in The Royal Navy.
  • Millie Knight is currently preparing for the upcoming World Championships in January 2019.
  • She is taking training at the Scottish Institute of Sport based on Stirling University.
  • Millie’s skiing coach is Amanda Pirie since 2016.

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