Mehgan Heaney-Grier was born on August 26, 1977, in Duluth, Minnesota to Bill Heaney and Renee Heaney. Her birth sign is Virgo which defines her personality as the mix of intelligence, attention to detail, common sense, and commitment. Heaney-Grier was just six years old when her parents divorced and she was raised by her mom and stepfather in the Florida Keys along with her sister Erin Heaney. At the age of 16, she legally changed her last name to Heaney-Grier. She’s also a fashion model apart from diving. When Heaney-Grier was 14 years old, she began modeling and has been a model since 1991.
Mehgan Heaney Is Multi-Talented
She is a free diver and has made a significant breakthrough on the ground. She broke the diving record in 1996 at the age of 18 and broke her record in 1998. Mehgan Heaney was the captain of the American diving team that took part in the Freediving World Championships in Sardinia, Italy, the same year.
In 2000, she was appointed to the Women Divers Hall of Fame. It is indeed worth keeping in mind that Mehgan can breathe more than 4 minutes into the water.
She also acts as the main character in several films, as well as a stunt in cinema. Turistas (2006), Into the Blue(2005), and Aquaman (2006) are her most prominent works. Mehgan Heaney-Grier is a multi-talented personality. She was just 18 when she first holds constant weight free-diving record in the US with a dive to 155 feet on a single breath of air.
She has featured in a number of renowned magazines like People, Outside, Life, Vogue Japan, and others. Heaney-Grier attended the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011 and graduated with both a B.A. degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a B.A. in Anthropology. Mehgan Heaney-Grier has a keen interest in freediving from her early days.
At the age of 18, she holds the first constant weight free-diving record in the United States with a dive to 155 feet on a single breath of air. The following year, she beats her own record with 165 feet. In 1998, she captained the first US Freediving Team to compete in the World Cup Freediving Championships which was held in Sardinia, Italy.
Mehgan Heaney Net worth And Career
In her diverse careers, Mehgan Heaney-Grier has achieved a great deal. It is estimated that her net worth is over $2 million. Her rich and diverse career has made an enormous contribution to total net worth.
She still was the first freediving American champion in 1996 and broke her record back in 1997, earning a fortune with it. Mehgan Heaney-Grier, as a conservationist is also associated with different TV shows and National Geographical Channels. She’s running a model show, and she’s also getting good cash. As of 2019, Mehgan Heaney-Grier has an estimated net worth of million.
Mehgan Heaney Husband And Married Life
Mehgan Heaney-Grier married her longtime boyfriend, Silas Binkley, a Ph.D. candidate in Experiential Sustainability Education (ESE) on June 6, 2010. The duo exchanged a vow in an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed ones and family members. Heaney-Grier and her husband together have a son. Since her busy schedule, she supervises time to go with her husband and sweet son who is seven years old. The duo shared a son with whom she often shared pictures on Instagram. She loves adventure and her Instagram is filled with her adventurous post where she has more than 6k followers.