An American figure skater, Karen Chen recently won a national title at the 2017 US Figure Skating Championships. Previously, she had also medalled at two ISU Challenger Series, after finishing third on the podium. Today, she is coached by Tammy Gambill at the Peninsula Figure Skating Club. Want to learn more about the athlete? If so, be sure to keep reading- this page has been packed with tons of facts!
Karen Chen Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Last year, Karen Chen gained a significant amount of attention after winning her first national title at the 2017 US Figure Skating Championships. To this day, it remains to be her most noteworthy achievement as a figure skater.
Age – How Old is She?
She is 18 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
Her birthday is on August 16, 1999
Place of Birth/Hometown
Karen Chen was born and raised in Fremont, California. A Taiwanese-American, both of her parents had immigrated to the U.S. from Taiwan.
She is of Taiwanese descent
Karen Chen Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’0 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 1.53 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
Her current weight is around 105 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
Her current weight is around 48 kg
Her body measurements are unavailable at this time
Her waist size is unknown
Information on her shoe size is unavailable
Is Karen Chen Currently in a Relationship?
Not much has been revealed about Karen Chen’s personal life. At this point in time, it’s assumed that she is currently single and not in a relationship.
Karen Chen’s Boyfriends
At this time, we do not have any information on Karen Chen’s previous relationships.
As far as we know, Karen Chen does not have any sisters
The older of two children, she has a younger brother named Jeffrey, who competes as an ice dancer.
As far as we know, Karen Chen does not have any children
Due to her hectic training schedule, she takes online classes through Connections Academy.
As far as we can tell, Karen Chen has not yet gone to college. At this time, it’s unclear what her intentions are after completing high school.
For now, information on Karen Chen’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, information on Karen Chen’s 2018 net worth is unavailable
In her free time, she enjoys traveling and painting
Korean food is one of her favorites
Favorite TV Shows
Favorite Music Artists
This should be obvious, but figure skating is her favorite sport
Born on August 16, he is a Leo
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Karen Chen’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Karen Chen’s Instagram Username
Karen Chen’s Facebook Account
As far as we can tell, Karen Chen does not have an official fan page on Facebook
Karen Chen’s Youtube Channel
As far as we know, Karen Chen does not have a YouTube channel
Karen Chen’s Twitter Username
Karen Chen’s Snapchat Username
Karen Chen is not active on Snapchat.
Other Interesting Facts:
- Brought up in Fremont, California, she began skating at the age of six
- At the age of twelve, she won her first gold medal on the international level at the US National Figure Skating Championships
- During the 2013-14 season, she competed in a few ISU Junior Grand Prix assignments, where she won a gold medal in Slovakia
- Prior to the 2015-16 season, she tried over a dozen pair of skate boots before finding one with proper fit
- After finishing third at the 2018 Figure Skating Championships, she was selected to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea
- At her Olympic debut in PyeongChang, she finished in 11th place overall in the ladies’ singles event
- While practicing a triple Lutz jump, she sustained three fractures in her right ankle, which led her to withdraw from competition during the 2013-14 season
- Previously, she was coached by Sherri Krahne-Thomas, Gilley Nicholson; currently, she trains with Tammy Gambill
- As of March 2018, she ranks twelfth in the World Standings
- For the 2017-18 season, she is skating to On Golden Pond, Carmen Suite, Slow Dancing in the Big City, and Jalousie ‘Tango Tzigane’