Michelle Kwan Net Worth: Know her earnings,skate career, instagram, awards, family, husband
Facts of Michelle Kwan Net Worth: Know her earnings,skate career, instagram, awards, family, husband
|Net worth||$16 million|
|Date of Birth:||1980 July 7|
|First Name||Michelle Wingshan|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 Feet 2 Inch|
A retired American figure skater, Michelle Kwan holds the net worth estimated to be around $16 million. She is a five-time World Champion and nine-time U.S. Champion.
What are the earnings of Michelle Kwan? Know about her sources of income:
Havin' competed around 13 years in the international figure skating competition has obviously helped Michelle to bag a net worth of $16 million. Her main source of income is figure skating for sure.
She has not been open about her salary and earnings details, however, she earned around $6.3 million from 1997 to 2005.
Michelle Kwan owns a house in Los Angeles, California.
Michelle also earns from her endorsements deals with Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, Disney, McDonald's, Starbucks, United Airlines, Visa, and other Aim Funds also.
She has also shown on appearances on film and television so that will also surely add to her net worth of $16 million.
How did Michelle start her career in figure skating? Let's know:
Michelle started training with her sister, Karen in 1991. They used to train with Frank Carroll. The same year, Michelle showed her participation in the US Champ Figure Skating Championship.
Only a year later, she won the Junior Gardena Spring Trophy championship and also the Junior Worlds Championship the following year.
Michelle showed her senior participation in 1993 when she was placed 8th in the Worlds Championship, 2nd in the Goodwill Games, and 7th in the Skate America Championship.
Know more about Kwan's Achievements in Figure Skating:
Only two seasons later, Michelle managed to grab the first position in five different championships namely Worlds, GP Final, GP Nations Cup, GP Skate America, and GP Skate Canada.
Michelle is a two-time Olympic medalist. She won her first Olympic silver medal in 1997 whereas her second Olympic bronze medal came in the 2001 Olympic Games. At the 2005 Olympics, she was withdrawn.
For the consecutive nine years, Michelle managed to make the podium of the Worlds Figure Skating Championships while she has won it five times(1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, and 2002).
Michelle Kwan's Other Works:
Besides figure skating, Michelle has published an autobiography titled Heart of a Champion in 1998. She also published an inspirational book, The Winning Attitude: What it Takes to be a Champion a year later.
Other than that, she has shown her appearances on film and television also including The Simpsons, Family Guy, Arthur, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Mulan II, Ice Princess along with fellow skater, Brian Boitano, and others.
Where and when was Michelle born? Know about her education also here:
Michelle Wingshan Kwan was born on July 7, 1980, in Torrance, California, to the parents, Danny and Estella Kwan. She also has two older siblings.
She began her interest in figure skating when she was five. Her siblings, Ron was an ice hockey player and Karen was also a figure skater which made her follow them onto the ice.
Concerning her primary education, Michelle went to Soleado Elementary School but left the school and she was homeschooled. Then, she went to Rim of the World High School.
She also attended UCLA for one year but later transferred to the University of Denver. She graduated with a degree in international studies and a minor in political science from Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies in 2009.
To begin graduate studies in international studies, Michelle went to the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and graduated from there in 2011. In 2010, Southern Vermont College awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to Michelle Kwan.
Is Michelle married? Let's know:
Yes, she is married but also divorced.
Michelle married an American lawyer and military officer, Clay Pell in 2013. The couple was engaged for two years. But the couple divorced in 2017.
Is Michelle active and popular on social media? Let's check her accounts:
This 5 feet 2-inch tall athletics is quite active and popular as her Twitter account shows a total of 47K followers and she has tweeted 3,901 times till the date.
Likewise, on Instagram, she has gathered around 144k followers and she has posted 748 times over there so far.
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