Nancy Kerrigan is an American professional figure skater who has a vast experience in skating. Her professional in skating turned professional majorly at the age of nine. That is the first time she participated in a significant skating tournament. She went ahead to win the tournament. Over the successive years, she went ahead to win major titles in skating. Now let’s have a close look at Nancy Kerrigan’s net worth in 2018.
Nancy Kerrigan was born in 1969 on 13th October. She was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts. She was the child of Daniel and Brenda Kerrigan.
Nancy attended Emmanuel College in Boston where she went ahead to complete and graduate with a degree in business.
For the last couple of years, to be specific since 1995, Nancy is married, and she is blessed with three children. She is married to Jerry Solomon who also serves as her agent. Their children names are Nicole Elizabeth, Matthew Eric, and Brian Solomon.
Nancy started her career at a very tender age. Her interest in skating led her to start training since she was six. By the time Nancy was nine, she was fit enough to compete in competitions. She competed in ‘The Boston Open Championship’ and went ahead to win the title. Her trainers were Evy and Mary Scotvold. These are professional trainers.
In 1991, she participated in Figure Skating Championship. She went ahead to complete and emerged the third position. In 1992, she competed in the above championship and emerged the second. In 1993, she improved and went ahead to clinch the first position.
Nancy participated in her first Olympic competition in 1992 where she went ahead to finish in the third position. In 1994 winter Olympics, she won The Silver medal.
Nancy has appeared in several television shows. These shows include Halloween on the ice, Broadway on the ice and much more. She hosted an episode of a show. The show was dubbed ‘Saturday Night Live.’ She also authored an instructional book. The book was titled ‘Artistry on Ice.’
Awards and Achievements
In her career as a skater, she has won several awards. In Figure Skating Championship, she won three awards. In 1991, she won a bronze, 1992 she won silver, and in 1993 she won the Gold medal. All these were won in Figure Skating Championship. After she participated in the Olympics in 1992, she won a bronze. In 1994 Olympics, she won a gold medal.
Nancy joined the United States Figure skating hall of Fame in 2004 after her election.
Net Worth of Nancy Kerrigan
Nancy Kerrigan has a net worth of $8 million. The main source of her income has mainly been through her participation in tournaments. Through selling her book, the sales have earned her a substantial amount of income. She hosted an episode of the television show and she was paid well. Also, her appearance in several television shows has earned her income. That explains how Kerrigan has accumulated the wealth mentioned above.
Nancy Kerrigan is an icon when it comes to skating. This is what majorly contributed to her being elected to the United States Figure skating hall of Fame in 2004. After her retirement from being active as a professional skater, she founded an NGO, which she helps for the vision impaired. The name of the organization is called ‘The Nancy Kerrigan Foundation.’ That was majorly motivated by her mother. Her mother suffered an illness that almost left her blind. Nancy was then a one-year-old baby. Nancy remains one of the most admired Professional figure skaters.