Grant Troutt is a former college basketball player who has become known as the boyfriend of Madison Prewett. In May 2022, both the former basketball player and the TV personality who became known for appearing on The Bachelor Season 24, took to their Instagram to announce their relationship.
Only three months after going public with their relationship, Grant and Madison have now been engaged.
While he is not as famous as Madi, here are some interesting facts to know about Grant Troutt whose father happens to be a billionaire:
Unknown Facts About Grant Troutt
1. He is currently 26 years old
It was as Grant Michael Troutt that he was born on March 5, 1996, in Dallas, Texas. By that, it means he is currently 26 years old. He was birthed to his parents, Kenny Troutt and Lisa Troutt who brought him up in Dallas.
2. His father is a billionaire
Grant’s father, Kenny Troutt, is one of the richest men in the world. As of May 2022, he was listed by Forbes as the 1871 richest man in the world with a net worth of more than $1.5 billion dollars. His father is a self-made billionaire who was brought up by a single mother who worked as a bartender. He has been a billionaire for many years.
3. Grant was brought up together with two siblings
Troutt was brought up by his parents alongside his two siblings, Preston Troutt and Savannah Troutt who is his only sister. played basketball at college. He attended Trinity Christian High School and from there he went to the University of Pennsylvania. Savannah, on the other hand, attended The Episcopal School of Dallas for her high school education before going to The University of Texas.
4. A look at his educational pursuits
As regards his education, Grant Michael Troutt went to the Episcopal School of Dallas for his high school education and from there, he moved to the University of California, Santa Barbara.
5. He played college basketball
Since he was a child, Grant Troutt has always had the dream of playing basketball in college. Because of that, he started practicing very early in life and he spent most of his time playing the sport, football, or in the gym.
The dream became a reality for him when in 2015, he gained admission to play for UCSB. Unfortunately, this was not going to last a very long time as he later suffered a career-ending injury.
Because of his love for basketball, his father sponsored competitive basketball competitions and provided things such as jerseys, equipment, and private jet rides to tournaments.
6. How Grant Troutt met Madison
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The love story between Madison and Grant is not very clear as they are yet to reveal where and how they first met. What is known, however, is that on their first date, they were both nervous and Troutt forgot to open the car door for her.
However, before the night ended, they had settled in and realized they were almost the exact thing they each wanted. They drove through the night listening to music. Their relationship is believed to have started either in December 2021 or January 2022.
7. Grant Troutt had a troubled life and was in rehab
The dreams of Grant playing basketball professionally came to an end after he suffered an injury that left him with a broken bone, torn hip, and ripped shoulders, This made him angry at God and he turned to girls, alcohol, and drugs for consolation.
Soon, he lost control and he had to rely on rehab to get himself together. Interestingly, he revealed that while he was in high school, he was once sent to a summer ministry because of his troubling behavior.
Before his life turned around, he was once arrested for public intoxication for which he had to spend a day in jail.
8. His family is into horse racing
The Troutt family is very famous for a lot of things including horse racing. The family has been into this since the late 1990s after his father sold the communications company he founded in 1988, Excel Communications to Teleglobe for $3.5 billion.
He used the money for different things including owning the WinStar Farms which is into horse racing. One of their most known horses, Justify, won the 2018 Triple Crown.
9. Troutt is not the first guy to date her
Madison Prewett who was born on March 25, 1996, has been in a number of other relationships before she met Grant. She was linked to fellow The Bachelor star Peter Weber. Weber was initially engaged to Hannah Ann Sluss but he broke off the engagement because he was in love with Madi. Even though they got back together, they didn’t spend a long time before they parted ways.
She has also been linked to Mike Planet. Because they have what many believed to be similar values including a strong Christian faith, there was the belief that they would become an item. However, Madison described him as a great guy but she was not ready for a relationship at the time.
Michael Porter Jr. is another person that she was rumored to have dated. Porter is also a basketball player who plays in the NBA.
10. Grant Troutt is a tall Fellow
For someone who once played basketball and almost made a career off it, Troutt is a very tall fellow who has a height of 6 feet 1 inch. He has a body weight of 190 lbs.