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Nancy Kerrigan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Nancy Kerrigan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 55 kg
Date of Birth October 13, 1969
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Green

Nancy Kerrigan is an American figure skater, dancer, and actress who won bronze medals at the 1991 World Championships and the 1992 Winter Olympics, silver medals at the 1992 World Championships and the 1994 Winter Olympics, as well as the 1993 US National Figure Skating Championship. She was attacked by an assailant using a police baton on January 6, 1994, but she quickly recovered. She also appeared as a contestant on the ABC dance competition series Dancing with the Stars in 2017. Nancy Kerrigan has also been a part of other shows like Saturday Night LiveBoy Meets WorldSkating with Celebrities, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and Fresh Off the Boat.

Born Name

Nancy Ann Kerrigan

Nick Name

Nancy

Nancy Kerrigan at the 14th Annual BNP Paribas Taste Of Tennis in August 2013
Nancy Kerrigan at the 14th Annual BNP Paribas Taste Of Tennis in August 2013

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States

Residence

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Nancy Kerrigan went to Stoneham High School in her hometown.

She then got enrolled at Emmanuel College in Boston to pursue business studies.

Occupation

Former figure skater

Family

  • Father – Daniel Kerrigan (Welder)
  • Mother – Brenda Kerrigan (Housewife)
  • Siblings – Mark Kerrigan (Brother) (Ice Hockey Player), Michael Kerrigan (Older Brother) (Ice Hockey Player)

Manager

Nancy Kerrigan has been represented by Jerry Solomon of StarGames LLC., Sports Management Company, Lynnfield, Massachusetts, United States.

Net Worth

Her net worth has been $10 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 163 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Nancy Kerrigan has dated –

  1. Jerry Solomon (1995-Present) – Nancy Kerrigan got married to her manager Jerry Solomon in September 1995 in a ceremony held at the Church of the Covenant in Boston. When they started going out, Jerry was still reportedly married to his second wife. After her marriage, she became a stepmother to Jerry’s son Clay. The couple has three children – sons Mathew (b. 1996) and Brian (b. 2005) and daughter Nicole (b. 2008). She stated in April 2017 that she had 6 miscarriages in 8 years while attempting to have her 3 children. She also said that the miscarriages were “devastating” and “a strain” on the marriage.
Nancy Kerrigan and Jeremy Solomon at the Blades of Glory premiere in June 2007
Nancy Kerrigan and Jeremy Solomon at the Blades of Glory premiere in June 2007

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Irish, German, and English ancestry. She has said: “There’s very little Irish in me, just my name.”

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Toothy smile

Measurements

34-26-35 in or 86-66-89 cm

Dress Size

6 (US) or 38 (EU)

Nancy Kerrigan at the Dancing with the Stars event in March 2017
Nancy Kerrigan at the Dancing with the Stars event in March 2017

Shoe Size

8 (US) or 5.5 (UK) or 38.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

During her competitive career, Nancy had lucrative endorsement deals with

  • Reebok (1992-1994)
  • Campbell’s Soup
  • Musselman’s Apple Sauce
  • Evian
  • Walt Disney
  • Seiko (1993)
  • Old Navy clothing stores (2012)

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

  • Being a successful figure skater, having won a silver medal at the 1994 Olympics.
  • Being a very stylish and fashionable competitor during her sporting career.

First Film

Nancy worked in a theatrical film for the first time in 2004 by lending her voice to an animated movie, The Easter Egg Adventure.

In 2007, she made her first theatrical film appearance in the comedy movie Blades of Glory in her role as an Attractive Official.

First TV Show

In 1994, Nancy guest appeared in an episode of the musical comedy series Saturday Night Live.

Personal Trainer

Despite having retired from the sport for years now, she still relies on figure skating to keep herself fit and to keep advance of age at bay. She hits the rink for skating sessions 3 times a week for about 45 minutes each. However, her ability in the rink has been waning with the passing years and so has been the time, she spends skating.

Apart from ice skating, she also regularly exercises in the gym but spends less time due to her busy family life.

Having struggled with body issues while growing up, she has become more comfortable with herself and follows a healthy and balanced diet.

Nancy Kerrigan Favorite Things

  • Vacation Spot – Sun Valley
  • Travel Destinations She Wants to Visit – African Safari
  • Travel Destination – Animal Kingdom at Disney World
  • Guilty Pleasure While Traveling – Massages and spa visits
  • Traveling Accessory – Chapstick
  • Food – Local foods with fish as an ingredient

SourceBoston Globe

Nancy Kerrigan at the 26th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner in September 2011
Nancy Kerrigan at the 26th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner in September 2011

Nancy Kerrigan Facts

  1. Nancy Kerrigan has established The Nancy Kerrigan Foundation, which aims to support the vision impaired and raise awareness about the condition. She started the foundation because of her mother, who is legally blind.
  2. In 2011, she was added to the joint witness list along with her mother to testify in court after his brother Mark was charged with man-slaughtering her father. He was acquitted of the charge but found guilty of assault and battery.
  3. In 2004, Nancy was honored with inclusion in the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame.
  4. For her achievements in figure skating, she was felicitated in 2008 at the annual benefit gala held at the Ice Theatre of New York.
  5. In 1993, People magazine included her on the list of “50 Most Beautiful People.”
  6. In 2003, she took up the role of national spokeswoman for the nonprofit organization “Fight for Sight”, which provides funding for medical research in ophthalmology and vision-related problems.
  7. She was embroiled in a controversy during a parade at Walt Disney World after the 1994 Olympics as her negative comments to Mickey Mouse were picked up by the microphone. She was heard saying, “This is dumb. I hate it. This is the corniest thing I have ever done.” However, she later stated that her comments were taken out of context, adding that she had nothing against Disney or Mickey Mouse: “Who could find fault with Mickey Mouse? He’s the greatest mouse I’ve ever known.”
  8. In January 1994, she was hit on the right knee by an assailant after a practice session. It was later revealed that the assault was planned by Jeff Gillooly, the ex-husband of her rival Tonya Harding.
  9. She took up figure skating at the age of 6 but, didn’t take private lessons until the age of 8.

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