Kwan is a celeb who is well known for being a Figure Skater. She was born in Torrance, and her birth sign is Cancer. Just like any other human being, she has gone through challenges in life, divorce being one of them. However, she has achieved a lot in her career. She has also accumulated relatively huge wealth throughout her life. Let’s find out how much net worth of Michelle Kwan is in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Michelle was born in July 1980 in Torrance town, California in the USA. She is an American by nationality though she has a Chinese ethnicity. Her parents are Danny Kwan and Estella Kwan. She has a brother by the name Ron, who is an ice Hockey player and her sister is called is a figure skater. Her name is Karen. Michelle went to Soleado Elementary School which is in Palos Verdes, in California.
She graduated from Rim of the World High School in 1998 and joined UCLA. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international studies and a minor in political science from Denver’s Josef Korbel School of international studies, in 2009. Later in 2011, she graduated from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She was interested in figure skating since she was five but she started serious training at the age of eight.
Michelle was once married to Clay Pell for four years, but they later divorced. Pell is the one who filed for a divorce. For the period that they were married, they never got any kids, and up to date, Michelle does not have a kid.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Her professional ice skating career started at the age of 11. In 1991 at United States Figure Skating Championships junior level, she was placed 9th. A year later, she joined senior-level figure skater after passing a gold test. In 1994 she won World Junior Championships and 2000 US National Figure Skating Championship in the year 2000. In 2002 at Salt Lake City Olympics, she won a bronze medal. Throughout her career, she has won five worked championships, nine U.S championships, and two Olympic medals.
In 2004, she won Teen Choice Award for Favorite Female Athlete. She has also won USOC Athlete of the month for 12 times. In the USOC Female Figure Skater of the Year award, she has won five times. In 2002, she won the Kids and Teens Choice Award for the favorite female athlete. She retired from her career in 2006.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Michelle having working so hard on her career, she has gained a relatively huge amount of wealth. Many awards she has won throughout her career have also played a huge role in increasing her wealth. Currently, her net worth is estimated to be $18 million. This shows she has excelled well in her career and accumulated good wealth.
Michelle has been passionate about her figure skating since she was very young. However, this did not prevent her from taking her studies and excelling in it. Although Michelle’s marriage did not work out, she has achieved so much in her career. She has earned relatively good net worth. She has also been able to gather huge popularity and honor throughout her career.