Ning Zetao Wiki – Ning Zetao Biography

Ning Zetao is a well-known celebrity from China. So let’s check out Ning Zetao’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details. Ning Zetao was born in the Zhengzhou, Henan, China in 1993.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real NameNing Zetao

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Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

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Age (2021)28 Years
Birthplace Henan
Date Of Birth6 March 1993
Hometown Henan
Food HabitsNot Available

Ning Zetao was born on 6 March 1993 in Henan. Ning age is 28 years as of in 2021 and his birthplace is Henan.
Currently, He is living in Henan, and working as Athlete.
By nationality, He is Russian, and currently, his food habit is mix vegetarian & non-vegetarian.
He also worships all the Gods and goddesses and also celebrates all the festivals.
His hobby is acting. He loves doing acting in movies and shows.

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

Ning’s height is 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) tall and he looks tall when standing with his friends. Though he is a little tall as compared to his friends still he manages to maintain his weight.
His weight is around 81 kg (179 lb) and he always exercises to maintain that. He loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that.
According to Ning, you must have to do exercise regularly to stay fit. his body measurements are not available currently, but we will update them very soon.

Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
In Meter: not available
In Feet: not available
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
In Pound: not available

Ning Zetao Spouse, Wife, , Personal Life

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Ning’s mother’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Ning Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Also, we have no idea about his brother and sister, and we don’t know their names either.
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his Girlfriend’s name is Not Available. They are in relation from previous few years of strong relationship. We have no information about Ning’s Girlfriend.
But we are sure that Ning is not available and his Wife’s name is not available. Now, his relationship is perfect. We have no more information about his Wife.
Also, we have no information about his son and daughter. We can’t say their name. If you know some information, please comment below.

Ning Zetao Net Worth

The Ning Zetao Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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Fast Facts You Need To Know


On March 6, 2019, Ning announced his retirement from competitive swimming through his Weibo account, on his 26th birthday.

On March 6, 2019 on his 26th birthday, Ning announced his retirement from competitive swimming on his Weibo. He has stated in interviews that he wishes to study for two years after retirement before deciding what to do for his career. Ning has insisted that he would not be entering the entertainment industry despite huge speculation and interest.

This national swimming event served as Chinese swimmers’ qualifying selection for the 16th FINA World Aquatics Championships held in Kazan, Russia. From April 12 to April 15, Ning competed in two events: 100-meter freestyle and 50-meter freestyle. In the 100-meter freestyle semifinal, he finished first with a time of 48.34. In the final, he recorded a time of 48.36 and a reaction time of 0.72 winning the first place. Yu Hexin finished 2nd with a time of 49.11. Both swimmers meet the 16th FINA 100-meter freestyle Level A qualifying time of 49.39. In the 50-meter freestyle semifinal, Ning recorded a time of 22.31 with reaction time of 0.62; in the final, he finished in first place with a time of 22.17 and a reaction time of 0.72. Again, Yu Hexin finished in the 2nd place with a time of 22.47. Ning has met 16th FINA’S Level A qualifying time of 22.25 for this event. In an interview with CCTV5 Sports, Ning confirmed that he had not fully recovered from his wrist injury and was hoping to undergo more effective treatment in preparation for the upcoming World Championships. He also expressed in this interview his desire to train overseas.


At age 16, Ning competed in his first National games. He advanced to the 400-meter medley final and finished in 8th place.

Ning, as a very popular swimming icon nationwide, has had various appearances in magazine covers, commercial posters and TV shows. Before the 2016 Summer Olympics, Ning was featured in a Yili milk commercial. Yili milk is a competitor to the national swimming team’s sponsor, Mengniu milk. Ning was forced to stop his training from Australia, returned to China, found his meal card locked, and was threatened to leave his apartment, which was provided by the National Swimming Center. Ning had been forced to stop training for a few weeks. Two weeks before the Olympics, he was informed that he would be on the National Team representing China. Ning was at his best form, but this sudden development changed his form for competing and it was a life changing event for him. Since then, the General Administration of Sports strongly criticized Ning’s extensive off-the-court activities. Some gossip sites even claimed that Ning would be expelled from the National Team. Ning blamed high stress and pressure for this situation. Ning signed a new contract with Adidas in January 2017.

He is often called “Baozi” by friends, teammates, and fans. “Baozi” is a reference to his ample cheeks at the time he joined the Navy swimming team, as well as his love for the food he was nicknamed after. His fans and Weibo followers also call him “Lieutenant Ning,” in reference to his Navy rank. He was voted as the “most attractive male athlete” at the Incheon Asian Games. Known for his physical beauty, charisma, and athletic achievement, he has gained a large number of online followers and has been the subject of much online attention. As of September 2016, his Weibo follower count exceeded 7.7 million.


The 2014 Incheon Asian games was the first major championship outside China he competed in. September 23, Ning earned his first gold in the 50-meter free in an Asian Games with a time of 21.95. On September 25, he beat South Korea’s Park Tae-hwan and Japan’s Shioura Shinri setting the new Asian record time of 47.70 in the 100-meter free; he was the first Asian swimmer to break the 48-second barrier. On September 24, in the men’s 4 × 100-meter free relay, teamed with Yu Hexin, Lin Yongqing, Sun Yang, Ning swam the fourth leg and ensured China finished in first place and set a new Asian record with a time of 3:13.47. On September 26, in the men’s 4 × 100-meter medley relay, with Xu Jiayu, Li Xiang, Li Zhuhao, swimming the fourth leg, Ning overtook strong rival, Japan’s Shioura Shinri in the last 50 meters and helped China win gold in a time of 3:31:37, but failed to break the Asian record.

At the 2014 world cup meet in Beijing, Yu Hexin, Suo Ran, Lu Ying, with Ning swam the fourth leg in the mixed 4 × 50-meter medley relay, finished in first place with a time of 1:40.10. In the 50-meter free final, he placed in third with a time of 21.35. Chad le Clos of South Africa won first place with a time of 21.28.

At the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) in Doha, again with Ning swimming the final leg in the mixed 4 × 50-meter medley relay, China finished in the 6th place, but Ning recorded a split-time of 20.59. In the men’s 4 × 100-meter free relay heats, he swam the second leg with a time of 46.13, putting China in 10th place overall. In the 50-meter free heat, he reached a personal best of 21.26 and finished in 12th place in the semi-final with a time of 21.37. Due to a wrist injury, he did not compete in the 100-meter free final.

Ning received the CCTV Sports Award for Best Male Athlete in 2014 for his achievements in sprint freestyle. Ning won the Best Male Athlete of the Year again in 2015 at CCTV Sports Personality of Year Award for his gold winning performance at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Since the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Ning has gained great popularity nationwide, having become the spokesperson for Skullcandy, China and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., FitBit China, Gillette China, De Beers China, Alexander Wang, and Adidas.


Ning defeated two-time defending champion Lv Zhiwu, winning his first national championship in the 100-meter free in his hometown, setting the new national record with a time of 48.60 on April 5, 2013. He also won first place in the 50-meter free with a record time of 22.41 on April 7, 2013. This event marked the beginning of his dominance in sprint freestyle in China.


In April 2011, eighteen-year old Ning was tested positive for clenbuterol, which led to a one-year suspension. He filed an appeal to overturn the ban, but was denied.


This was his first time competing in a sprint freestyle event. He advanced to the 100-meter free final and finished 4th with a time of 50.05. Lv Zhiwu from Team Zhejiang finished in first place with a time of 49.46.

Competing for the Chinese National swimming team, Ning with teammates Yu Hexin, Lin Yongqing and Jiang Qiheng competed in the 4 × 100-meter freestyle relay on August 2. He swam the first leg and led the Chinese team to advance to the final, marking the first time the Chinese men’s team reached this far in this event at the FINA World Aquatics Championships. China finished 7th in the final with a time of 3:15:41. Ning’s lead-off time of 48.37 made him the tied 2nd best among the lead-off legs in this event. On Aug 5th, Ning competed in the 100-meter freestyle heats. Ning finished in first place with a time of 48.11. In the semifinals, Ning delivered another solid performance with a time of 48.13, coming in 2nd place. On Aug 6th, in the 100-meter freestyle final, Ning gave his best performance, taking the lead at 50 meters and finishing in first place with a time of 47.84 (RT: 0.67, 1st 50 meters: 22.76), 0.09 seconds ahead of Cameron McEvoy who finished in 2nd place. Ning winning the gold marked a milestone achievement in the Chinese swimming, as prior to Ning’s victory, no Asian swimmer had ever advanced to the final or won medals in this event at the FINA world championships. Legendary Russian swimmer Alexander Popov presented Ning with the gold medal; Ning had been a longtime fan of Popov and has expressed his admiration of Popov on numerous occasions. In the interview after the race, Ning credited his success to the six weeks he spent training under Australian Coach Matthew Brown. On August 7, Ning raced in the men’s 50-meter freestyle, finishing in 14th place with a time of 22.43 and advancing to the semifinal. He came in 15th place in the semifinal with a time of 22.28 and failed to advance to the final.


Ning Zetao (Chinese: 宁泽涛 ; pinyin: Nìng Zétāo or Níng Zétāo; Mandarin pronunciation: [nîŋ.tsɤ̌ tʰáu] or [nǐŋ.tsɤ̌ tʰáu] ; born 6 March 1993) is a Chinese competitive swimmer. Specializing in the freestyle, he won a gold medal in the 100 metre freestyle at the 2015 World Championships. At the 2014 Asian Games, he won gold medals in the 50 metre freestyle, 4 × 100 metre medley relay, 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay, and 100 metre freestyle, breaking the Asian records in the latter two events. Ning also swam for China at the 2016 Summer Olympics.


This was Ning’s first Olympic Games. In his individual events, Ning finished in 30th place in the Men’s 50 metre freestyle and in 12th place in the Men’s 100 metre freestyle. In the relay races, due to teammates’ false starts, Ning was disqualified from both the Men’s 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay and Men’s 4 × 100 metre medley relay.

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