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The American sports is full of committed players including Johnny Weir who was once a figure skater. He started his career in skating in 1996 and ended in 2013. After being U.S. National Skate Champion for three times in a row, he rose to fame. Recently in Winter Olympics closing ceremony, his hairstyle was highly praised. Now let’s know more about TV star, and figure skater’s personal life, and net worth through this wiki!
Born on 2nd July 1984, Johnny Weir’s hometown is in Pennsylvania, USA. He was born to John and Patti Weir’s house. He is of Norwegian ethnicity and holds American citizenship. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He has a sibling brother named Brian Weir. Professional skater by profession, Johnny is also a TV star, hosting his show named Be Good Johnny Weir.
|Name||John Garvin Weir|
|Birthday||2nd July 1984|
|Profession||Professional Skater, TV Star|
|Married/Husband||Victor Voronov (div. 2015)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Johnny entered into figure skating career in the year 1996. His real goal in life was not to be a skater, but when he watched Oksana Baiul’s winning match, he began learning skating. In 2001, he participated in World Junior Championship and won a gold medal.
He finally got qualified for U.S. Nationals game in 2003-04. Since then, Johnny has won numerous titles and trophies. Starting with defending U.S. Championships title, he succeeded in winning a gold medal in Cup of Russia, silver medal in Skate America and sixth position in Winter Olympics 2010. On 23rd October 2013, he announced his retirement from skating and started being figure skating analyst in NBC Olympics.
The star who started his career being a figure skater and ended up being a TV star, Johnny, has accumulated a reasonable sum of money. The report of 2017 mentioned his annual income to be at least $250 thousand. And as of 2018, Weir’s net worth is $2 million.
Married and Divorced His Partner Victor Voronov
Weir was once a married man, but his current status as of 2018 is single. He is openly gay and once was married to his partner. On 30th December of the year 2011, he exchanged vows with his partner Victor Voronov, who is of Russian Jewish descent.
The duo shared married life four years and parted ways in 2015. The reason for their divorce was mentioned as internal difficulties. This relation was not the first for him, as he once dated Adam Lambert in 2010. The status of the year 2018 is single and is not a married man. Thus, he has no children.
Gay Life and Controversies
Johnny is openly gay enjoying his homosexual life to the fullest. He once fell into controversy during Winter Olympics 2010. When he was performing in Vancouver, two Canadian broadcasters made homophobic commentary, raising a question about his sexuality.
The issue came out because of his dress up. He wore fox fur, thus, such commentary was made. Another scandalous event came out because of Russia’s anti-gay laws.
Body Measurements: Height, Color, Size
Johnny is decently tall with the height of 5 ft 9 inches, which is equal to 1.75 m. He weighs 63 kilos, with his athletic body build. His eyes are green, and hair is brown. But, he dyed it to make dark brown. The information regarding his body measurements is not disclosed.