A Spanish Figure Skater, Javier Fernandez recently won the bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. In the previous years, he had also won six back-to-back gold medals at the European Championships. For his efforts, he was honoured with an award from the Royal Order of Sports Merit by the Spanish government in 2016. Want to know more about the Olympic medalist? We’ve got more on him down below.
Javier Fernandez Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Javier Fernández López
Competitive Figure Skater
Hailing from Spain, Javier Fernandez is perhaps best known for having won six consecutive gold medals at the European Championships, from 2013 to 2018. Most recently, he also finished third on the podium for a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.
Age – How Old is He?
He is 26 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
His birthday is on April 15, 1991
Place of Birth/Hometown
Javier Fernandez was born in Madrid, Spain. Due to his skating training however, he often spends his time between the United States and Canada.
He is Spanish
Javier Fernandez Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’7 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 1.73 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
His current weight is around 134 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
His current weight is around 61 kg
His body measurements are unavailable at this time
His waist size is unavailable
Information on his shoe size is unavailable
Is Javier Fernandez Currently in a Relationship?
Since 2014, he has been in a relationship with fellow figure skater, Miki Ando, from Japan.
Javier Fernandez’s Girlfriends
Unfortunately, we do not have information on Javier Fernandez’s previous relationships at this time.
He has a sister named Laura Fernandez, who is also a skater
As far as we know, Javier Fernandez does not have any brothers
As far as we know, Javier Fernandez does not have any children.
Unfortunately, not much information is known about his high school education.
At this time, it’s unknown whether or not Javier Fernandez has attended college.
For now, information on Javier Fernandez’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, Javier Fernandez’s current net worth is still under review at this time
When he isn’t skating, he enjoys playing tennis, soccer, and hanging out with friends
Though he likes food in general, he is particularly fond of Japanese cuisine
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Aside from skating, he also likes soccer and tennis
Born on April 15, he is an Aries
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Javier Fernandez’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Javier Fernandez’s Instagram Username
Javier Fernandez’s Facebook Account
Javier Fernandez’s Youtube Channel
As far as we know, Javier Fernandez does not have his own YouTube channel
Javier Fernandez’s Twitter Username
Javier Fernandez’s Snapchat Username
As far as we know, Javier Fernandez is not active on Snapchat
Other Interesting Facts:
- Due to the high costs of figure skating expenses, his father had to take on a second job repairing helicopters when he was young
- Prior to focusing on skating, he had also played tennis and soccer growing up
- At the age of twelve, he landed his first triple jump; he eventually began competing as a senior during the 2006-07 season
- At one point, he almost quit figure skating for hockey, after being teased and discouraged
- In 2014, he was recognized with the Outstanding Athlete of the Year Award from the Spanish Olympic Committee
- After winning a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, he became the first figure skater from Spanish to medal at the games
- A member of the Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club, he is currently coached by Tracy Wilson, Brian Orser, and Daniel Peinado
- For six years straight (2013-2018), he won the champion title at the mens’ singles event at the European Championships
- He trains six days a week, two to three hours every day; he usually finishes around 4pm
- Due to the lack of skating rinks in Spain, he has moved to Toronto, Canada, where he trains with his coach
- He plans on becoming a figure skating coach after retiring from competition
- He has appeared on a few television appearances in shows such as No es un sabado cualquiera, Fantasy on Ice, and Eso lo hago yo, among others