Nancy Kerrigan net worth : Nancy Ann Kerrigan is a former American figure skater. She is the 1993 US National Champion and was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2004. As of 2016, Kerrigan has an estimatd net worth of $8 million.
Kerrigan was born on October 13, 1969, in Stonehamn, Massachusetts. She studied at the Stoneham High School where she had started her training. At that time, Kerrigan had to persevere a lot as her family wasn’t economically well off and credits her father for giving her the chance to chase her dreams. At that time, she was training with a coach named Theresa Martin.
She went on to complete her further studies majoring in business at Emmanuel College. Her hours and hours of training was starting to reap some fruit as she managed to snatch fourth place at the 1987 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She started to progress exponentially and by 1990 had reached fourth in the national rankings. She was starting to make her mark at the senior level at this time.
She went on to reach the third place at the 1991 U.S. Figure Skating Championships and won a bronze medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics. She continued her momentum to win a silver medal at the 1992 World Championships. She was starting to get recognized all over America for her achievements and her dream was slowly but surely starting to become a true phenomenon.
Her name squandered around the world when she was the center of attention in an incident which would be dubbed as The Whack Heard Round the World. This was during an attack she had an the story spread throughout the world. This was at a time when Kerrigan was preparing for the 1994 Lille hammer Winter Olympic. The attack was obviously so that she wouldn’t be able to compete there. Eventually, she finished with the hype and decided to end her career at the highest level winning the silver medal.
Nancy Kerrigan net worth in years
|Nancy Kerrigan net worth in 2012||$4.5 million|
|Nancy Kerrigan net worth in 2013||$5.5 million|
|Nancy Kerrigan net worth in 2014||$6.2 million|
|Nancy Kerrigan net worth in 2015||$7 million|
|Nancy Kerrigan net worth in 2016||$8 million|
During that time, she had signed an endorsement deal worth $9.5 million as she was the trend in America beyond the Skating world. But, she continued to utilize her skating skills performing in different ice shows. She then became a national spokesperson for Fight for Sight and got more involved with the media appearing in the television program Skating with The Celebrities in 2006.
A documentary about the 1994 attack that she suffered before the Olympics called Nancy & Tonya has also been made relating to her. She has also created The Nancy Kerrigan Foundation that is focused on helping the visually impaired. On March 1, 2017, she announced that she would be competing on season 24 of Dancing With the Stars with partner Artem Chigvintsev.