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Johnny Weir

Johnny Weir is an American former figure skater. Johnny Weir is prominent for the three-time US National Skate Championship.

Early life and childhood

Johnny Weir was born on July 2, 1984, in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. He is currently 38 years old. He holds American nationality with a birth sign of cancer and belongs to the Norwegian ethnicity. Likewise, He grew up with his one younger brother named Brian. Similarly, he was interested in skating since his childhood so his family moved to Newark, Delaware. However, he hasn’t revealed the details of his parents.

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Caption: Johnny Weir with his family
Source: Instagram

Talking about his education, he received his schooling from Newark High School and attended the University of Delaware. However, he left the university to continue his dream of skating.

Johnny Weir – Professional Life

In 1996, Weir started his skating career. He was just 11 years old when he started skating. He used to watch Oksana Baiul and his winning Olympic gold medal in 1994 and was pretty much influenced by Oksana. In 2001,  when he was 16 years old, he participated in the world’s junior championships and won the gold medal. Similarly, at the senior US championships, he was ranked in the 6th position as well. Likewise, he was a part of the US championship in 2004 and won the gold medal leading Michael Weiss and Matthew Savoie. Later, he also went to the world championship and ranked in the fifth position. Additionally, he participated in many championships from which Johnny gathered much appreciation from the audience.

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Caption: Johnny Weir during his performance
Source: Instagram

Likewise, he also won his first Grand Prix Finals from 2004 to 2005. In 2004  he won first place at NHK in  Japan and second place at 2004 Trophee Eric Bompard in France.  He has gathered much popularity by participating in numerous championships. Likewise, Weir was second after the short program in the 2006 Winter Olympics. In the program, he omitted the eighth jumping pass and did two combinations but he placed it in the fifth position. However, he becomes retired on 23 October 2013. He explained that he would join as a figure skating analyst in the NBC Olympics for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Additionally, he has also appeared on his show named Be Good Johnny Weir. Furthermore, the documentary about his career was also made by the popular pop star as well as filmmakers James Pellerito and David Barba.

Johnny Weir – Net worth 2023

Reflecting on his achievements, Johnny has received several awards from championships. he was awarded for The Love of Russia, United States Figures Skating in 2007. he was awarded as the winner of the 2008 Readers Choice Awards for Skater of the Year. Similarly, In 2010 he received Visibility awards from the Human Rights Campaign. And New NowNext Award for Most Addictive Reality Star for documentary films. In 2013, he was honored as a National Hero by the nonprofit foundation Delaware Valley Legacy Fund.

The famous player has achieved many awards and also played in the championships. he has earned a decent amount through his career as a skater. he has an estimated net worth of $2 million. However, there is no exact information about his net worth and asset values shared in the media.

Johnny Weir – Relationship status

Talking about his love life, Johnny has revealed himself as gay. Previously he married Victor Voronov on 30 December 2011. However, the latter got separated in 2015. Some source has claimed that in 2010 he was also in a relationship with Adam Lambert. Currently, Jonny Weir is in a relationship with Meg Carlozzi. They often share pictures of them on their Instagram account. They were enjoying their romantic relationship. However, he is currently single.

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Caption: Johnny Weir with his girlfriend
Source: Instagram

Rumors

Johnny Weir was into controversy during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, commenting on his sexuality and presentation. He was also into controversy while wearing fox fur in his skating costume at the event. Additionally, he also suffered controversy in the discussion of whether the US should boycott the Sochi Olympics because of Russia’s anti-gay laws.

Body Measurement

Johnny stands a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 63kg. Likewise, his chest is not available at the moment. Similarly, the charming personality has fair skin with green eyes color and dark brown hair color.

Social media

Reflecting on his social media presence, He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  His Instagram handle @johhnygweir has gathered 469 followers and gathered 341k followers on his Twitter via @.  He also has over 100k followers on Facebook.