One of the most popular figure skaters in US history, Michelle Kwan enjoyed a successful career during the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Known for her clean delivery and elegance on the ice, she is currently one of the highest paid skaters on the Champions on Ice tours. Interested in knowing more about the former Olympian? If so, be sure to keep scrolling- for we have tons more on the athlete below.
Michelle Kwan Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Professional Figure Skater, TV Personality, Ambassador, Author
Michelle Kwan rose to fame in the late 90’s and early 2000’s for her stellar figure skating performances. Prior to her retirement in 2006, she had won the Winter Olympics two times in 1998 and 2002.
Age – How Old is She?
She is 37 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
Her birthday is on July 7, 1980
Place of Birth/Hometown
Michelle Kwan was born in Torrance, California. Growing up, she lived in Lake Arrowhead, where she was a member of the Ice Castle International Training Center.
She is Chinese
Michelle Kwan Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’2 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 1.57 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
Her current weight is approximately 108 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
Her current weight is approximately 49 kg
Michelle Kwan’s body measurements are unavailable at this time
Her waist size is unknown
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe
Is Michelle Kwan Currently in a Relationship?
Up until 2017, she was married to a military officer named Clay Pell. After being together for five years, they filed for divorce last year.
Michelle Kwan’s Boyfriends
At this time, we do not have any information on Michelle Kwan’s previous relationships.
She has an older sister named Karen, who was also a figure skater.
He has an older brother named Ron, who used to play ice hockey.
No, Michelle Kwan does not have any children.
As a teen, she was homeschooled for a few years, though she ultimately finished her secondary education at Rim of the World High School in 1998.
After receiving her diploma, she studied at UCLA briefly. Years later, she studied at the University of Denver with a bachelor’s degree in international studies.
In 2009, she started graduate studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; she later completed the program in 2011.
According to various sites, she is the highest paid skater on the Champions on Ice tours. With that said, information on her annual salary is unavailable at this time
As far as we can tell, Michelle Kwan’s net worth currently stands at $13 million
Her hobbies include swimming, biking, bowling and hanging out with friends
Her favorite foods include lasagna and pizza
Night by Elie Wiesel
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Figure Skating, Swimming
Born on July 7, she is a Cancer
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Michelle Kwan’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Michelle Kwan’s Instagram Username
Michelle Kwan’s Facebook Account
As far as we know, she does not have a Facebook page
Michelle Kwan’s Youtube Channel
Michelle Kwan does not have a YouTube channel
Michelle Kwan’s Twitter Username
Michelle Kwan’s Snapchat Username
Michelle Kwan is not active on Snapchat
Other Interesting Facts:
- Growing up, she often woke up at 4:30 am to practice at the rink before school
- In May 2000, People Magazine featured the skater as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People”
- She has landed numerous endorsement contracts over the years including those with Coca-Cola, Kraft, Visa, Disney, Campbell’s, and Starbucks, to name a few
- In the late 90’s, she lent her voice to a shopkeeper in Disney’s direct-to-DVD film, Mulan II
- Known for her Y-spin, she is one of the few skaters who is able to perform spins both clockwise and counterclockwise
- In 2010, she received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Southern Vermont College
- In 1999, she appeared in a computer game called Michelle Kwan Figure Skating, which was released by Electronic Arts
- In 2005, her family opened the EastWest Ice Palace, which houses many of her skating memorabilia and medals
- She was the only one to have been inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2012