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Dorothy Hamill Martinez Height, Weight, Age & Husband

A former figure skater, Dorothy Hamill had won an Olympic gold at the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck. Prior to that, she had also won a gold medal at the World Championships in Gothenburg. Following her retirement, she performed with the Ice Capades from 1977 to 1984. Interested in learning more about the athlete? If so, keep reading- we’ve gathered more information on her down below.

Dorothy Hamill Personal Facts – 2018 Update

Real Name

Dorothy Stuart Hamill

Nick Names



Competitive Figure Skater (Formerly), Author, Performer, TV personality

Famous For

As a figure skater, Dorothy Hamill is best remembered for winning a gold medal in the ladies’ singles at the 1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck. Prior to that, she had also won a World Champion title in Gothenburg.

Age – How Old is She?

She is 61 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

Her birthday is on July 26, 1956

Place of Birth/Hometown

Dorothy Hamill was born in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up, she was raised in the Riverside neighborhood in Connecticut, where she spent the rest of her childhood with her two older siblings.




She is Caucasian

Dorothy Hamill Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

She is 5’4 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

She is 1.64 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

Her current weight is around 121 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

Her current weight is around 55 kg

Body Measurements

Her body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

Her waist size is unknown

Foot/Shoe Size

Information on her shoe size is unavailable

Eye Color


Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Dorothy Hamill Currently in a Relationship?

Since 2009, she has been married to John MacColl.

Dorothy Hamill’s Boyfriends

She has been married twice in the past. From 1982 to 1984, she was with Dean Paul Martin; later from 1987 to 1995, she was with Kenneth Forsythe.


Carolyn Hamill


Chalmers Hamill


The youngest of three siblings, she has an older sister named Marcia.


The youngest of three siblings, she has an older brother named Sandy.


She has a daughter named Alexandra Forsythe with her ex-husband.

High School

As a teen, she attended a local school in Riverside for a few years, before switching to a different school- one that offered a more flexible schedule.


Dorothy Hamill has not yet started college.


For now, information on Dorothy Hamill’s salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

Unfortunately, information on Dorothy Hamill’s 2018 net worth is unavailable



Random Facts


Her hobbies include biking and hiking

Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Shows


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports

Aside from figure skating, she also likes biking and hiking


Born on July 26, she is a Cancer

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Dorothy Hamill’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Dorothy Hamill’s Instagram Username 

Dorothy Hamill is not active on Instagram

Dorothy Hamill’s Facebook Account

Dorothy Hamill’s Youtube Channel

Dorothy Hamill does not have her own YouTube channel

Dorothy Hamill’s Twitter Username

Dorothy Hamill’s Snapchat Username 

Dorothy Hamill is not active on Snapchat.

Other Interesting Facts:

  • She began skating at the age of eight in 1965; within a few months, she had started to take the sport more seriously
  • During grade school, she often woke up early in the morning to practice at the rink at 4:30 am
  • During her skating career, her father spent up to $20,000 a year on lessons, travel, costumes, and living expenses
  • In 1969, she gained attention after winning her first novice ladies title at the 1969 US Championships; she was twelve at the time
  • An author, she has written and published an autobiography titled, On and Off the Ice
  • For many years, she has been suffering from chronic depression, a condition for which she takes medication for
  • In 2008, it was announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer; she later received successful treatment
  • In 2013, she competed in the 16th season of Dancing with the Stars with professional partner, Tristan MacManus; due to a back injury, however, she was forced to withdraw a couple of weeks in
  • For many years after her retirement, she was an Ice Capades headliner; she had originally been asked to join by Donna Atwood
  • She is credited with developing the “Hamill Camel”, that is, a camel spin that turns into a spit spin
  • She started a fad- the “short and sassy” look in the 1970’s after wearing a bobbed hairstyle at the Winter Olympics


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