Ben Ainslie


Birthday February 5, 1977

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace England

Age 46 years old

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Olympic gold medal and the world championship sailor from Great Britain.

Before Fame

He started sailing seriously at the age of eight, and by twelve took part in his first international competition.


With his fourth Olympic gold medal along with a silver, he became the most successful sailor in the history of the Olympic sport.

Family Life

His father Roddy Ainslie had a boat in the inaugural Whitbread 'Round The World Race. He married Georgie Thompson in 2014.

Associated With

Tennis champion Laura Robson also became a well-known British Olympian.