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Mikaela Shiffrin Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Mikaela Shiffrin Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth March 13, 1995
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Boyfriend Mathieu Faivre

Mikaela Shiffrin is an American alpine skier who has represented her country in various championships. She is known for being the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history and has been the overall World Cup champion, world champion in slalom, and has also won the World Cup discipline title. Mikaela is the first athlete to have won all 6 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup disciplines.

Born Name

Mikaela Pauline Shiffrin

Nick Name

Mikaela Shiffrin

Mikaela Shiffrin at the Night of Sports 2016
Mikaela Shiffrin at the Night of Sports 2016 (Manfred Werner / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Vail, Colorado, United States


Avon, Eagle-vail Colorado, United States




Mikaela attended Burke Mountain Academy in northeastern Vermont before moving with her parents to Colorado.


Alpine ski racer


  • Father – Jeff Shiffrin (Former Ski Racer and Anesthesiologist)
  • Mother – Eileen (Former Ski Racer)
  • Siblings – Taylor (Older Brother)


Kilian Albrecht manages Mikaela




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


64 kg or 141 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mikaela has been in a relationship with –

  1. Mathieu Faivre (2016-Present)Mikaela began dating fellow slalom skier Mathieu in the summer of 2016. The two are in a long-distance relationship with Mathieu living in France.
Mikaela Shiffrin in Andalo as seen in 2012
Mikaela Shiffrin in Andalo as seen in 2012 (Paoli Massimo / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Race / Ethnicity


Mikaela has Jewish roots.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Mikaela has gray eyes with a tinge of green.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Her smile
  • Her wavy hair
  • Broad shoulders
Mikaela Shiffrin at White House honors 2014 Olympic and Paralympic athletes
Mikaela Shiffrin at White House honors 2014 Olympic and Paralympic athletes (Lisa Ferdinando / Dvids Hub / Public Domain)

Brand Endorsements

Mikaela has appeared in commercials / endorsed the following brands –

  • Visa
  • XFINITY X1 Voice Remote
  • Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Super Bowl
  • S. Ski Team
  • Bose SoundSport Free
  • SportsEngine

Best Known For

Being the youngest Olympic slalom champion in alpine skiing history at the age of 18.

First World Cup Match

Mikaela made her world cup debut in Špindlerův Mlýn in the Czech Republic on March 11, 2011.

First TV Show

Mikaela made her television show debut on the talk show the Late Show with David Letterman in 2013 as herself.

Personal Trainer

Mikaela ensures that she remains in good shape regardless of whether she competes or not. She trains with Jeff Lackie. Mikaela warms up with some basic cardio on the stationary bike and then does stretching.

Her workouts are intense and she also maintains her balance by walking on a slackline. She even posted a video on Instagram of her juggling which showcases her coordination skills. Her interval training includes sprints while pushing and pulling a weighted sled, squats, rowing machine work, and skating on a slide board.

Her trainer focuses on eccentric overload training which includes various squats and lifts with weighted training which helps strengthen her lower body.

She consumes proteins, fruits, and vegetables, and plenty of carbohydrates but in moderation. She considers pasta as her superfood and usually consumes around 3000 calories in a day.

Below is what her diet usually consists of –

  • Breakfast – 2 eggs and 2 pieces of toast or cereal (or oatmeal) and fruit
  • Lunch – Chicken or fish along with pasta and a salad
  • Dinner – Chicken or steak, pasta, and salad or some other vegetables
  • Snacks – Nuts, Seeds, and Dried Mangoes
Mikaela Shiffrin in an Instagram selfie in September 2016
Mikaela Shiffrin in an Instagram selfie in September 2016 (Mikaela Shiffrin / Instagram)

Mikaela Shiffrin Favorite Things

  • Food – Claussen Kosher Dill, Pancakes, waffles, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • Olympian – Michael Phelps, Bode Miller

Source – POPSUGAR Fitness

Mikaela Shiffrin Facts

  1. She wears a unique sticker on her helmet which says ABFTTB (Always Be Faster Than the Boys). She decided to use this after Heidi Voelker autographed a poster for her with the same acronym when Mikaela was 6 years old.
  2. At the age of 8, Mikaela shifted to New Hampshire with her family.
  3. She is fond of juggling and loves doing so in her spare time. She likes to juggle tennis balls or hacky sacks.
  4. Mikaela plays the guitar and piano.
  5. While growing up, Mikaela considered ski racer Janica Kostelić as her idol.
  6. She considers herself to be very sarcastic and has a dry sense of humor.
  7. Her dream destination is to visit Africa.
  8. She follows a disciplined lifestyle and sleeps by 9 pm.
  9. Mikaela believes in paranormal activity and believes that every time she has a bad dream, she feels that someone is watching her.
  10. She had her world cup at the age of 11 on March 11, 2011.
  11. In 2017, Mikaela was honored with the Skieur d’Or (golden skier) award.
  12. Mikaela is an Olympic gold medallist and won a gold medal each at the 2018 Pyeongchang and 2014 Sochi Olympics.
  13. In December 2021, she had tested positive for COVID-19.

Featured Image by Manfred Werner / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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