Jason Brown (figure skater) - Updated Apr 2024


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Jason Brown (figure skater)

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Jason Brown is a talented figure skater from the United States. Jason Brown is a nine-time Grand Prix medalist, a two-time Four Continents medalist, and the 2015 U.S. national champion figure skater.

Early Life

Jason Brown was born on December 15, 1994, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His full name is Jason Lawrence Brown and holds American nationality. According to his birth date, he is currently 29 years old and has a birth sign of Sagittarius. In addition, he belongs to the Jewish ethnicity and practices the Judaism religion.

Caption: Jason Brown with his parents (Source: Instagram)

He was born to Steven Brown and Marla Brown. His father works at a Lighting Company while his mother is a TV producer. He grew up with his older sister Jordan Brown and a younger brother named Dylan Brown.

Jason Brown  – Education

In terms of his academics, he graduated from Highland Park High School and was awarded the Ralph Potter Memorial Award for Exceptional Ability and Achievement and the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence. Later, he went to Colorado Colorado Springs University and completed his graduation in the year 2013.

Professional Career

Junior Level Career

When he was just three and a half years old, Jason Brown began skating when his mother enrolled him and his sister in Learn to Skate classes. He won the national juvenile title when he was just 11 years old.

He earned the bronze medal at the novice level at the 2009 U.S. Championships. At the 2010 U.S. Championships for juniors, he finished second in the short program, 0.07 points behind Max Aaron.

In 2011, he earned a silver medal in his 2010-2011 Junior Grand Prix debut in France and finished sixth in his second JGP event in Japan. He placed ninth in his senior national debut at the 2011 U.S. Championships, with an excellent performance despite not trying a triple Axel.

He finished second in both phases of the 2011-2012 Junior Grand Prix Final, winning the gold medal overall. Moreover, he competed in the 2012 World Junior Championships and earned a bronze medal.

He won gold and silver medals in the JGP series and advanced to his second JGP Final, where he placed fourth. Similarly, he finished eighth at the 2013 US Figure Skating Championships.

At the 2013 World Junior Championships, he finished third in the short program and first in the free skate, landing two triple Axels for the first time in his career.

Senior Level Career

Brown followed his national win with an amazing fourth-place performance at his first World Championships, the best finish by an American man since Evan Lysacek in 2009. Skating last, his performance secured three U.S. men’s spots at the 2016 World Championships in Boston. He finished the 2014-15 season with personal best results, helping the United States win the ISU World Team Trophy.

His immaculate free skate not only won him an international career-high score of 176.69, but it also encouraged his teammates from other competing countries to join him and his coach in a kiss and weep to commemorate the achievement. His season included gold at the 2014 Nebelhorn Trophy and silver at Skate America.

He emerged at the forefront during the 2014 U.S. National Championships, when he demonstrated his incredible athleticism, creativity, and ice presence. Brown impressed the judges and audience with an outstanding performance of Riverdance, completing eight triple jumps and comfortably winning the free skate.

Joined the US Olympic team

He placed second in the overall competition and earned one of the two men’s slots on the 2014 Olympic team, making him the first teenage male figure skater to join the US Olympic team since 1976. Brown’s impressive performance in the Olympics helped the United States win a bronze medal in the team competition, establishing him as the next great star in American figure skating.

He missed the 2016 National Championships due to an injury but returned in 2017 to finish third in the Nationals and seventh in the World Championships, paving the way for him to focus on the 2018 Winter Olympics, which included his first qualification for the prestigious ISU Grand Prix Final.

Caption: Jason Brown performing in the tournament (Source: NBC Chicago)

Ranked fourth in the short and third in the free, he earned the bronze medal, his first podium result at a senior-level ISU Championship. At the 2018 Internationaux de France, he finished second overall after winning the short program with a then-personal best score of 96.41 and third in the free program.

At the 2019 US Championships, he won a bronze medal after finishing second in the short program and third in the free skate. In the 2019 World Championships, he finished second in the short program with a new personal best score of 96.81, earning a silver medal. He earned the gold medal in the 2019 CS Golden Spin in Zagreb.

Continued his successful run

Brown earned the silver medal in the 2020 U.S. Championships, finishing second in both parts. He was selected for the American squad for the 2021 World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden. Moreover, he finished seventh in the short program at the World Championships, with a clean skate. He competed in the 2021 World Team Trophy, where he served as captain and helped Team USA earn silver.

Similarly, he won the bronze medal at the 2021 Internationaux de France, finishing third in the short program and fourth in the free skate, marking the first time he has medaled at both Grand Prix competitions in his career.

He finished sixth in the men’s event at the 2022 Winter Olympics with a new personal best score of 97.24 after skating a flawless short program.

At the 2023 U.S. Championships in San Jose, Brown finished second in the short program, 10.11 points behind favourite Ilia Malinin. He placed sixth in the short program at the 2023 World Championships in Saitama. Moreover, he stayed in Japan for Stars on Ice events in preparation for the 2023 World Team Trophy. He captained Team USA in the World Team Trophy, finishing fourth in the short program and third in the free skate, as the team won gold.

Net Worth 2024

Jason’s estimated net worth is unknown and under evaluation. Similarly, his yearly salary is being reviewed. His primary source of income is figure skating.

Relationship Status

Jason Brown is quite a private person and has not talked about his personal life. He has not shared much about his present or past relationship or affair. Rather, he prefers to focus on his career. As far as now, this skater has never been a part of controversy or scandal.

Jason Brown  – Body Measurements

Brown stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (173 cm) and weighs around 68kg (150 lbs). Meanwhile, he has a pair of light brown eyes with dark brown hair colour.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@jasonbskates’ there are over 282k followers. Likewise, there are over 116.5k followers on his Twitter page ‘@jasonbskates’ and over 18k followers on his Facebook page.