Yuzuru Hanyu - Updated Apr 2024

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Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
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Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Yuzuru Hanyu


Yuzuru Hanyu is a famous figure skater from Japan. Yuzuru Hanyu broke world records twelve times within a decade. This amazing player has won many titles like two World Championships, four Grand Prix Finals, one World Junior Championship, one Junior Grand Prix Final, etc.

Early Life and Childhood

Yuzuru Hanyu was born on 7th December 1994, in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. This makes him 29 years old as of now. His father’s name is Hidetoshi Hanyu, and his mother is Yumi Hanyu. Hidetoshi was a junior high school teacher, and his mother was a clerk at a department store.

But he has a sibling named Saya Hanyu. He holds a Japanese nationality and practices Christianity. Further, he belongs to the Asian ethnicity. According to astrology, he has as his zodiac sign.

Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at Tohoku High School in his hometown. And, he also accomplished his higher studies at Waseda University.

Yuzuru Hanyu – Net Worth 2024

Yuzuru Hanyu is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $4 million US dollars as of 2024.

Professional Life

Moving on toward the profession of Yuzuru Hanyu is a professional figure skater. He was very interested in skating from his very early days and wanted to have a great career in it.

Following his passion, he started working in the academy and working in different national and international competitions. He first competed nationally as a novice skater at the Japan Novice Championships in 2004. There he won a gold medal.

Yuzuru Hanyu

Caption: Yuzuru being felicitated (Source: The Japan Times

Yuzuru competed in the 2006-7 Japan Junior Championships after winning bronze in the 2006 Japan Novice Championships. And, he also won the gold medal in the 2007 Japan Novice Championships.

Following his profession, he made his debut in an international arena at the 2008-9 ISU Junior Grand Prix event. There he finished overall fifth rank. This also made him the bets youngest male skater to win Japan Junior Championships and later he qualified at the 2008-09 Japan Championships. The player also topped the Junior Grand Prix Final at both events in 2009-10.

Later, after having a good career at the junior level, he moved to the senior level during the 2010-11 season when he participated in the 2010 NHK Trophy.

Following his career, he went on to compete in big competitions like the 2010 Cup of Russia, the 2010-11 Japan Championships, the 2011 Four Continents Championships, the Nebelhorn Trophy, the 2011 Cup of China, the 2011 Rostelecom Cup, the 2011-12 Grand Prix series, 2012 Finlandia Trophy, 2012 Skate America, 2012 NHK Trophy, Continents Championships, World Figure Skating Championship, etc.

Further, he also participated in the Olympic Games. The player has not been endorsed by any brands, and he does not promote any products either.

Personal Life

Moving on to the romantic and private life of Yuzuru Hanyu, he is not married. No reports are confirming his relationship with any other person. And, he has provided information on his children from any other means too.

While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

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Caption; Yuzuru during skating (Source: Kyodo News)

Body Measurements

Yuzuru Hanyu is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The figure skater stands about 5 feet and 7 inches tall. While he weighs 65kg. Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement, the number ranges to 44 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps. The color of his eyes is black, and he has black colored hair.

Yuzuru Hanyu – Social Media

Yuzuru Hanyu is also present in social media. He has a Facebook account under his name with around 73k followers. He also has an Instagram account under the name @yuzu_yuzuru with 237k followers.