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Kristi Yamaguchi Height, Weight, Age & Husband

A retired figure skater, Kristi Yamaguchi won many events throughout her career including the Winter Olympics. The 1992 Olympic champion, she had also won two back-to-back gold medals at the World Championships. Many years after her retirement, she was inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Want to know more about the former World Champion? If so, be sure to keep scrolling- more information is down below.

Kristi Yamaguchi Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Kristi Tsuya Yamaguchi

Nick Names



Former Figure Skater, Television Personality, Author, Actress

Famous For

As a figure skater, Kristi Yamaguchi is best known for her gold medal win at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. In addition to that, she’s also noted for having won the World Championships twice. In the late 80’s, she also competed in pairs with Rudy Galindo.

Age – How Old is She?

She is 46 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

Her birthday is on July 12, 1971

Place of Birth/Hometown

Kristi Yamaguchi was born in Hayward, California. Growing up, she and her siblings were brought up in the city of Fremont.




She is of Japanese descent (she is a third-generation descendant)

Kristi Yamaguchi Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

She is 5’1 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

She is 1.55 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

Her current weight is around 93 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

Her current weight is around 42 kg

Body Measurements

Her body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

Her waist size is not available

Foot/Shoe Size

Information on his shoe size is unavailable

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Kristi Yamaguchi Currently in a Relationship?

Kristi Yamaguchi has been with her husband, Bret Hedican, a professional ice hockey player since 2000. According to reports, the two had met during the 1992 Winter Olympic Games.

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Boyfriends

Unfortunately, we do not have information on Kristi Yamaguchi’s previous relationships at this time.


Carole Yamaguchi


Jim Yamaguchi


She has a sister named Lori Yamaguchi


She has a brother named Brett Yamaguchi


With her husband, she has two daughters named Emma Yoshiko, and Keara Kiyomi.

High School

To facilitate her training at the rink, she was homeschooled for two years; she later went to Mission San Jose High School, from which she graduated from.


As far as we can tell, Kristi Yamaguchi did not attend college.


For now, information on Kristi Yamaguchi’s salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

As far as we know, Kristi Yamaguchi’s current net worth hovers around the $8 million mark



Random Facts


Since her retirement, she has enjoyed skating as a hobby

Favorite Food

Aside from ice cream, she’s a big fan of Italian cuisine

Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports

Figure Skating


Born on July 12, she is a Cancer

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Instagram Username

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Facebook Account

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Youtube Channel

As far as we know, Kristi Yamaguchi does not have his own YouTube channel

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Twitter Username

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Snapchat Username 

Kristi Yamaguchi is not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Her grandparents were sent to an internment camp during WWII, where her mother were born
  • As a young child, she took up ballet and skating as a means of physical therapy for her club feet
  • In 2012, she launched her own women’s activewear line called Tsu.ya, which focuses on comfort, style, and function
  • In 2010, she worked as a skating analyst on NBC’s Universal Sports Network
  • In 2008, she competed in ABC’s reality series, Dancing with the Stars, where she was paired with Mark Ballas; she ultimately went on to win the competition
  • She has received several accolades throughout the years including an Asian Excellence Award, a Sonja Henie Award, a Thurman Munson Award, among many others
  • In 2011, she published two books titled, Figure Skating for Dummies and Always Dream, Pure Gold
  • In 2006, she hosted a reality TV show called Skating’s Next Star, in which a group of professional skaters competed for a cash prize of $25,000
  • In 1996, she established the Always Dream Foundation, which aims to provide funding for computers, after school programs, and clothes, for underprivileged children
  • She has appeared in several television shows such as D2: The Mighty Ducks, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Aladdin on Ice
  • In 1993, she made a fitness video with the musical group, The California Raisins
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