Johnny Weir Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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John Garvin Weir was born on the 2nd July 1984, in Coatesville, Pennsylvania USA, of Norwegian descent. He is probably best known for being a former professional figure skater, who won the bronze medal at the 2008 World Figure Skating Championships, two bronze medals at the Grand Prix Final, as well as the 2001 World Junior Championship, plus being a three-time US national champion. His career was active from 1996 to 2013.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Johnny Weir is? As of mid-2016, it is estimated by authoritative sources that Johnny’s net worth is over $1 million, accumulated not only through his sports achievements, but also through his subsequent involvement in the entertainment and fashion industries.

Johnny Weir Net Worth $1 Million

Johnny Weir was raised with his younger brother in Quarryville, Pennsylvania by parents John and Patti Weir. As a child, he distinguished himself as an equestrian, and he competed with his pony. However, his interest changed when he was watching Oksana Baiul became the 1994 Olympics skating gold medalist, and soon after he began skating when he was 12 years old, and the family relocated to Newark, Delaware, so he could be near his coach. There, he attended Newark High School, after which he enrolled at the University of Delaware to study linguistics; however, he quit education and moved to Lyndhurst, New Jersey, where he continued training in skating and pursuing a career in the sports industry.

Before Johnny focused on single skating, he began competing in pair skating with Jodi Rudden. His first big victory came when he was 16 years old, becoming a gold medalist at the World Junior Championships in 2001. In the same year, he made his competitive debut at the senior US Championships, finishing sixth. In the 2003 season he suffered from a knee injury, so he needed some time to recover. Until that time, he represented the University of Delaware FSC, and then he switched to the Skating Club of New York, and his net worth began to improve.

In the 2003–2004 season, Johnny won the gold medal at the US Championships, and then he finished fifth at the World Championships. The next season was one of his best, as he won his first two Grand Prix titles, and the 2004 NHK Trophy in Japan, which increased his net worth.

Thereafter, his career declined in the next three seasons, so he left his coach, moved to New Jersey, and began to train with train with Galina Zmievskaya. This change brought him prosperity, as he had a great start at the 2007-2008 season, as he won gold medals at the Cup of China, where he achieved new personal best scores, and at the Cup of Russia, contributing further to his net worth.

Johnny began the next season by becoming the Skate America silver medalist, after which he also won the silver medal at the NHK Trophy, increased further the overall size of his net worth. These medals qualified him for the 2008–2009 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, finishing with the bronze medal. However, the season was unsuccessful for him, as he contracted a stomach virus, so was unable to compete further. For the next season, his competitive programs were created by David Wilson, a top skating choreographer, and he won the silver at the NHK Trophy, which qualified him for the 2009-2010 Grand Prix Final in Tokyo, Japan, where he took the bronze medal. Thanks to that, he became a member of the US team for the 2010 Winter Olympics, finishing sixth. After that, he missed the next seasons, and in 2013 announced his retirement.

Apart form his successful career in the sports industry, Johnny is also known as a person who is involved in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in a number of skating shows, and filmmakers David Barba and James Pellerito made not only a movie about him entitled “Pop Star On Ice” (2009), but also the TV series “Be Good Johnny Weir” (2010-2012). He is also known for publishing his autobiographical book “Welcome To My World”, which has added a lot to his net worth, and he also tried himself as a singer, recording the song “Dirty Love” in 2010. Other than that, Johnny is active in the fashion industry as well.

Regarding his personal life, Johnny Weir announced in his autobiography that he is gay; he was married to Victor Voronov from 2011 to 2015. Currently, he is single and his residence is in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 2, 1984
Birth place: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Weight:134 lbs (61 kg)
Profession:Figure Skater, Athlete, Film producer
Education:University of Delaware
Nationality:American
Spouse:Victor Voronov (m. 2011)
Parents:Patti Weir, John Weir
Siblings:Brian Weir
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
12008 Grand Prix figure skating final bronze medalist.
22008 World figure skating bronze medalist.
3Is 1/4 Scottish, Irish, Norwegian & German
42001 junior world figure skating champ.
52004-2006 U.S. national figure skating champ.
6Has 1 younger brother, Brian


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Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
To Russia with Love2014TV Movie documentary executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fashion Police2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Meredith Vieira Show2014TV SeriesHimself
To Russia with Love2014TV Movie documentaryHimself - Olympic Figure Skater
Dream School2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Physical Education Teacher / Olympic Figure Skater & World Medalist
Today2006-2014TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Game Night2014TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Omg! Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sochi 2014: XXII Olympic Winter Games2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Dora the Explorer2013TV SeriesHimself
Bethenny2013TV SeriesHimself
Chopped2013TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Kathy2013TV SeriesHimself
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off2013TV SeriesHimself - Team Guy
Improv Ice2012TV MovieHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2011TV MovieHimself
Fashion on Ice2011TV MovieHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey2011TV SeriesHimself
Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - Audience (uncredited)
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2011TV SeriesHimself
RuPaul's Drag Race2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
The Fashion Show2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Skating with the Stars2010TV SeriesHimself - Judge
This Week in Reality TV2010TV Series
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 American Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter2010TV Series 2010
Battle of the Blades2010TV SeriesHimself
Be Good Johnny Weir2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 New Now Next Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself
Festivals SUNcovered2010TV SeriesHimself
25th Film Independent Spirit Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2010TV SeriesHimself
The Soup2010TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2010TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2010TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games2010TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Figure Skater: United States (2010)
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2010TV SeriesHimself - Figure Skater (segment "Johnny Weir")
Skate for the Heart2010TV MovieHimself
Pop Star on Ice2009DocumentaryHimself
Skating for Life2008TV MovieHimself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2006TV SeriesHimself
Turin 2006: XX Olympic Winter Games2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself - Super Bowl Pregame Show
Bethenny2014TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Omg! Insider2014TV SeriesHimself

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