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Evan Frank Lysacek was born on the 4th June 1985, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a former professional figure skater who is best known for being the 2009 World Champion as well as 2010 Winter Olympic Games gold medalist.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this decorated athlete has accumulated so far? How rich Evan Lysacek is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Evan Lysacek’s net worth, as of mid-2017, revolves around the sum of $4 million and it includes assets such as residences in Las Vegas, Chicago and Los Angeles, and has been acquired through his figure skating career which has been active since 1996, abundant with medals as well as sponsorship deals with some of the most popular brands today, such as Ralph Lauren, Coca Cola and AT&T.
Evan Lysacek Net Worth $4 million
Evan was the middle child of Tanya who was a teacher, and Don Lysacek who was a building contractor. Apart from American, he is also of Italian, Greek and Czechoslovakian ancestry. Evan attended Spring Brook Elementary after which he continued his education at Gregory Middle School. After he matriculated from Neuqua Valley High School in 2003 and moving to Los Angeles, California, Evan enrolled at the Beverly Hills’ Professional Arts School where he began taking method acting classes.
Evan Lysacek’s interest in skating dates back to the age of eight when he got his first skates from his grandmother for Christmas. The first reward came in 1996 when he won the Juvenile level US National Championship. The following year he won fourth place at the Junior Olympics, while in 1999 he won the Novice title at the US Championship. Later in 1999 he began competing in the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit, and during the next several years of his junior career, Evan Lysacek won several medals including four silver and three gold Junior Grand Prix medals, as well as the 2004 World Junior Championship’s silver medal. All these accomplishments helped Evan Lysacek to establish himself in the world of figure skating as a prominent competitor which later led him to earning an impressive amount of money.
In 2004, 19-year old Evan debuted as a senior at the 2004 Skate America where he finished fifth. However, in the 2005 US Championships he won the bronze medal, which was immediately followed by winning his first international senior title – the 2005 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship. The same success he managed to reprise in 2007. All these achievements provided the basis for Evan Lysacek’s net worth.
His first national title came in 2007 when he won US Championship title, which he successfully defended the following year too. However, the real breakthrough in his professional career occurred in 2009 when Evan won his first World Championship title, followed by winning the 2009 Grand Prix Final. In the 2010 Winter Olympic Games which took place in Vancouver, Canada, Lysacek won his only Olympic gold medal. It is certain that all these feats made a huge impact on Evan Lysacek’s net worth.
Although he was preparing for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, due to issues with injuries, Evan announced his official retirement from professional figure skating. For his achievements and contribution to ice skating sports, in 2016 he was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.
After retiring from professional sports, Evan made some efforts towards business – he dived into New York City’s commercial real estate business scene. Since 2015, he has been working for the globally popular fashion designer and label owner Vera Wang, who had also designed some of his skating costumes.
When it comes to the personal life of Evan Lysacek, there aren’t many relevant details about his private affairs except that he has dated a fellow Canadian colleague, Tanith Belbin and American gymnast Nastia Liukin.