Miles Chamley-Watson

Birth Name: Miles Cleveland Chamley-Watson

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 3 December, 1989

Ethnicity: Jamaican, Irish, English, Malawian

Miles Chamley-Watson is a British-American Olympic right-handed foil fencer, representing the U.S., and fashion model. He is a two-time Olympian, 12-time team Pan American champion, 2013 individual world champion, 2016 team Olympic bronze medalist, and 2019 team world champion. He is 6′4″.

He was born in Westminster, London, England. He moved to the U.S. during his childhood, living in New York City and Philadelphia. In an interview on Hot 97, Miles mentioned that both of his parents are biracial. To this, he jokingly added:

My boys call me 100% half Black.

Miles’ maternal grandfather’s surname was Chamley.



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