Tom Daley Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Dove into the 2008 Beijing Games at 14 as Great Britain's second-youngest Olympian ever. He placed seventh in the individual 10m platform and eighth in synchronized platform.
  • Won individual platform gold in the 2008 European Championships, 2009 World Championships and 2010 Commonwealth Games. 
  • Persuaded model Kate Moss to pose for his 2009 school photography project, a re-creation of a portrait by David Hockney.
  • Captured consecutive British championships in individual platform in 2008-09, but settled for runner-up the next two years to his 2012 Olympics synchronized partner, Peter Waterfield.
  • Nominated for a Laureus World Sports Award in 2010 for Breakthrough of the Year, which went to driver Jenson Button. 
  • Aims to match Britain's five-time rowing gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave by competing in five different Olympics.
  • In his 2012 book, My Story, he recalls his father's 2011 death and his commitment to dedicate his 2012 Olympic performance to his memory.


  • Rob Daley — Father
  • William Daley — Brother
  • Debbie Daley — Mother
  • Ben Daley — Brother
  • Dustin Lance Black — Fiancé


  • Birth Name: Thomas Robert Daley
  • Birth Place: Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Birthday: May 21, 1994, Taurus
  • Profession: Diver
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