Alexandre Despatie
Alexandre Despatie

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Name: Alexandre Despatie
Occupation: Diver
Gender: Male
Birth Day: June 8, 1985
Age: 37
Birth Place: Montreal, Canada
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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Alexandre Despatie

Alexandre Despatie was born on June 8, 1985 in Montreal, Canada (37 years old). Alexandre Despatie is a Diver, zodiac sign: Gemini. Find out Alexandre Despatienet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He played a diver in the 2006 teen comedy A Vos Marques! Party!. He received acting training from Quebec actress Louise Lapare for the role.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

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Before Fame

He started diving in his family's backyard pool at age 5. He first gained national attention at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, where he won gold in the 10-meter platform.

Biography Timeline

2000

At the Olympic games in Sydney in 2000, with a 4th-place finish at the 10-metre platform, he was offered the chance to compete in the springboard event in those Games as well, when one of the Canadian divers had to withdraw from the meet due to complications with his citizenship, but declined because he had not been training for that event.

2001

He won the silver medal at the world championships in 2001 in Fukuoka, Japan in the same event, and in 2003 won a gold medal at the World Diving Championships in Barcelona, Spain in the 10 metre platform. He recorded 107.1 for his last dive, which set a new record.

2002

At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, Despatie won the gold medal in the three-metre springboard event, followed by three gold medals at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

2004

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, he won the silver medal in the men's 3 metre springboard competition, but finished out of the medal standings in fourth place in the 10 metre platform. This result was contrary to expectations going into the games, where he was expected to win silver or gold in the 10 metre platform event and not place in the 3 metre springboard.

2006

In August 2006, Despatie started shooting his first feature film in Montreal. The movie, a teenage romantic comedy called Taking the Plunge (À vos marques... party!) was released in Quebec in March 2007. Despatie played a small but important part of a diver who is the friend and confidant of a young female swimmer. Quebec actress Louise Laparé coached Despatie for his role and told a Montreal newspaper that the popular athlete was a "born actor".

2008

At the Beijing Olympics in 2008, he claimed a silver medal in the 3m springboard event and finished in 5th place in the 3m synchro event.

2010

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Alexander got 3 gold medals for Canada, in the 1 metre and 3 metre springboard, and 3 metre synchronized springboard dive.

2013

Despatie announced his retirement during a news conference in Montreal on June 4, 2013. On June 6, he was announced as the cohost of Breakfast Television's Montreal edition, set to premiere on City Montreal on August 26, 2013.

2018

In 2018, Despatie was inducted into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Family Life

Alexandre's parents are Pierre Despatie and Christiane Desjardins.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Alexandre Despatie is 37 years, 5 months and 22 days old. Alexandre Despatie will celebrate 38th birthday on a Thursday 8th of June 2023. Below we countdown to Alexandre Despatie upcoming birthday.

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