Justin Norris Biography
Justin Norris is an Australian swimmer. An Olympic medalist for that matter. Besides, he is a YouTube sensation. A brilliant swimmer you must add.
Justin attended the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra on a scholarship. He was selected to represent Australia at the 1999 Pan Pacific Championships in Sydney. Norris won a bronze medal in the 200-meter butterfly event at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The Olympics were held in Sydney, Australia as well. Remarkably, winning on his first Olympic event.
Moreover, his swimming feats also include winning a bronze in the 200-meter individual medley at the 2001 FINA World Championships. They were held in Fukuoka, Japan.
He also has three gold medals. One each at the 400-meter and 200-meter individual medley events. Besides, another one at the 200-meter butterfly event, at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. These were held in Manchester, England.
Norris has also gained immense fame as a YouTube sensation. As he runs his YouTube channel, The Norris Nuts. This along with his wife, Brooke, and their five children. Sabre, Sockie, Naz, Biggy, and Disco. This channel has gained millions of subscribers and an incredible count of views.
Besides, the other YouTube channels of the family have also earned considerable fame with time. They are namely, Norris Nuts Do Stuff, Norris Nuts Gaming, and Norris Nuts Squad.
10 Quick Facts About Justin Norris
- Name: Justin Norris
- Age: 39 years
- Birthday: June 3
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Height: Average
- Nationality: Australian
- Occupation: Swimmer
- Marital Status: Married
- Salary: $381,500
- Net worth: $70 million
Justin Norris Age| Early Life
Norris was born Justin Neville Norris on June 3, 1980, in Geraldton, Western Australia. As of 2019, he is 39. However, there is little information available on his family background, parents, and early life. It is only known that the ace swimmer grew up in Geraldton.
Justin Norris Wife| Children
Justin Norris Swimming Career
In 1999, Justin moved from Stockton, New South Wales, to attend the sports training institution called the ‘Australian Institute of Sport’ (AIS) in Canberra after he obtained a scholarship.
Justin was named to the Australian team set to compete at the ‘Pan Pacific Swimming Championships,’ a long-course (50 m) event, in 1999. The event was held from August 22 to 29 that year at the ‘Sydney International Aquatic Centre’ in Sydney, Australia.
The 2000 ‘Summer Olympic Games’ held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, marked the first ‘Olympic’ event for the then-newcomer Justin. However, he could not put up a good start and finished sixth, with a time of 4:17.87, in the men’s 400–meter individual medley event held at the ‘Sydney International Aquatic Centre’ on September 17 that year.
Justin Norris Medals
His next feat was winning a bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley event at the 2001 ‘FINA World Championships’ held in Fukuoka, Japan. This was followed by three gold medals at the 2002 ‘Commonwealth Games’ held at the ‘Manchester Aquatics Centre’ in Manchester, England, one each in the 200-meter butterfly, the 200-meter individual medley, and the 400-meter individual medley.
Justin then participated in the 2003 ‘FINA World Championships’ held in Barcelona, Spain, but could not earn a medal. His performance in the 2004 ‘Summer Olympics’ held in Athens, Greece, was even more unimpressive, as he failed to reach the final round of any event.
After returning to Australia, Justin left the ‘Australian Institute of Sport’ and returned to Newcastle. He announced that he would be taking a hiatus from swimming for a year in 2005.
Norris has also gained recognition through his ‘YouTube’ channel, ‘The Norris Nuts,’ which he runs along with his wife, Brooke, and five children, Sabre, Sockie, Naz, Biggy, and Disco.
Precisely, the channel was created on June 28, 2014, and has gained immense popularity with the ‘YouTube’ audience. It has also earned over 2.3 million subscribers and a whopping count of more than 470 million views, turning Justin and his family members into ‘YouTube’ sensations.
Justin Norris YouTube Channel
The other ‘YouTube’ channels of the family have also earned considerable fame. To begin with, the kids’ adventure channel ‘Norris Nuts Squad,’ launched on April 25, 2017, has earned over 223 thousand subscribers and over 10 million views. ‘
Norris Nuts Do Stuff,’ launched on October 4, 2018, has amassed over 815 thousand subscribers and over 127 million views. ‘Norris Nuts Gaming,’ launched on March 4, 2019, has gained over 266 thousand subscribers and over 14 million views.
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