Richest Athletes

Kristi Yamaguchi Net Worth

Kristi Yamaguchi Net Worth is
$8 Million

Kristi Yamaguchi Bio/Wiki 2018

Former American figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi has an estimated net worth of $8 million that she got as the 1992 Winter Olympic Victor in ladies’ singles. Kristi also won two World Figure Skating Championships in 1991 and 1992 along with a U.S.

Kristi Yamaguchi Net Worth $8 Million

Figure Skating Championships in 1992. Born Kristine Tsuya Yamaguchi on July 12, 1971 in Hayward, California, Kristi is Yonsei or fourth generation Nikkei. Kristi and her sibs, Brett and Lori, grew up in Fremont, California. As a young child, she took skating and ballet lessons as physical therapy for her club feet. She attended Mission San Jose High School during her junior and senior years. She subsequently decided to focus on the singles competition. She won the World Junior Championships in 1988 both in singles and pairs. She turned pro after the 1992 competitive season. For several years, the child toured with Stars on Ice and additionally participated in the pro competition circuit. Kristi created the Always Dream Foundation for children in 1996. The foundation aims to supply capital for after school programs, computers, back-to-school clothes for underprivileged youngsters, and summer camps for youngsters with handicaps. Currently, the foundation is focused on early childhood literacy.

Yamaguchi was wed on July 8, 2000 to Bret Hedican, a retired professional hockey player she met during the 1992 Winter Olympics when he played for Team USA. After had two daughters: Keara Kiyomi and Emma Yoshiko. She additionally performed in TV skating specials including the special Alladin on Ice as Princess Jasmine.

In December 2005, Kristi was inducted to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. Kristi was likewise the host of WE TV series Skating’s Next Star in 2006. Kristi became a celeb champ in the sixth season of Dancing with the Stars. Kristi is the author of Always Dream, Pure Gold and Figure Skating for Dummies. Kristi published the children’s book Dream Big, Little Pig in 2011. Its sequel it is a large World Little Pig was published on March 6, 2012.



Full NameKristi Yamaguchi
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 12, 1971
Place Of BirthHayward, California, United States
Height5 ft (1.54 m)
Weight93 lbs (42 kg)
ProfessionAthlete, Figure Skater, Author, Sports analyst, Actor
EducationMission San Jose High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseBret Hedican (m. 2000)
ChildrenKeara Kiyomi Hedican, Emma Yoshiko Hedican
ParentsJim Yamaguchi, Carole Yamaguchi
SiblingsLori Yamaguchi, Brett Yamaguchi
NicknamesKristi Tsuya Yamaguchi, Kristine Tsuya "Kristi" Yamaguchi, Yama
AwardsKids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female Athlete
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice TV Female Reality Star
MoviesSTORIES FROM TOHOKU, Olympic Figure Skating: Greatest Performances in History: Vol. 2, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 1, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 3, The Best of Kent Hrbek: Vol. 1, The Best of Stars on Ice: Vol. 2
TV ShowsSkating's Next Star, Dancing with the Stars
#Quote
1Figure skaters have awful perceptions of hockey players, and I thought, "This guy's a little different" - on meeting her husband, NHL defense-man Bret Hedican.
#Fact
1Attended Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, California.
2Welcomed 2nd daughter, Emma Yoshiko, on Wednesday, 16 November 2005.
3Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2005.
4Both she and Bret own homes in Raleigh, North Carolina, Fremont, California and Brainerd, Minnesota.
5Welcomed her first child, daughter Keara Kiyomi, with husband Bret Hedican (01 October 2003)
6Hallmark crafted a Christmas tree ornament figurine of her as part of their Olympic Medalist series.
7Hallmark made a snowglobe with a figurine of Kristi in it
81987 Junior Worlds pairs bronze medalist
91989 & 1990 U.S. pairs national champ.
101986 Junior U.S. pairs national champion, with Rudy Galindo.
11Husband Bret Hedican is a National Hockey League defenseman (2001-Present) with the Carolina Hurricanes. He was a member of the 2005-2006 team that won the Stanley Cup. Hedican also was a member of the 2006 USA Olympic Men's Hockey Team.
12Skated pairs with Rudy Galindo

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Freedom: A History of Us2003TV Series documentaryHaruko Obata
On Edge2001Regionals Judge #4
The Great Skate Debate II1998TV MovieSkater
Aladdin on Ice1995TV MovieJasmine

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miss Representation2011Documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular2017TV MovieHerself
From: Manzanar To the Divided States of America2017Documentary shortVoice of the Present
The Insider2016TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Family Feud2016TV SeriesHerself
Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular2016TV MovieHerself
Good Morning America2008-2015TV SeriesHerself - GMA Undercover Agent / Herself
Progressive Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular2015TV MovieHerself
Today1994-2014TV SeriesHerself
P&G & Walmart Tribute to American Legends of the Ice2014TV MovieHerself
Hell's Kitchen2013TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Huffpost Live2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Pandora Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice2012TV MovieHerself - Host
Marie2012TV Series documentary
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHerself
Caesar's Tribute II: A Salute to the Ladies of the Ice2011TV MovieHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Improv-Ice2010TV MovieHerself
What Would Brian Boitano Make?2010TV SeriesHerself
The View2010TV SeriesHerself
Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr.2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2010TV SeriesHerself
The Jay Leno Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Healthy Smiles: A Family Guide2010TV MovieHerself - Spokesperson
Kaleidoscope2009TV MovieHerself
Battle of the Blades2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Kent Hrbek Outdoors2004-2009TV SeriesHerself
Dancing with the Stars2008TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Audience Member
Great Performances2008TV SeriesHerself - Host
McDonald's Family Tribute on Ice2008TV MovieHerself
Kristi Yamaguchi Friends & Family2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2008TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHerself
2008 Asian Excellence Awards2008TV Movie documentary
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Fashion News Live2008TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood2008TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Kristi Yamaguchi Friends & Family2007TV MovieHerself
Frosted Pink2007TV MovieHerself
Kristi Yamaguchi: Friends and Family2006TV MovieHerself
Go Figure2005TV MovieHerself
Pacific Fusion2004TV SeriesHerself
Divas on Ice2003TV SpecialHerself
Skating Spectacular2003TV MovieHerself - Skater
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Best of Stars on Ice Volume 2: Scott Hamilton's Farewell Tour2002Video documentaryHerself
World Ice Challenge2001TV SpecialHerself
SportsCentury: The Century's Greatest Athletes2001TV SeriesHerself
Fire on Ice: Champions of American Figure Skating2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Ice Wars 72000TV SpecialHerself
Top of the Game2000Video documentary
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Ice Wars 61999TV SpecialHerself
Holiday Skating Spectacular1999TV MovieHerself
E! Specials: Ice Skating1998TV SpecialHerself
Improv Ice1998TV MovieHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center1998TV SpecialHerself
Everybody Loves Raymond1997TV SeriesHerself
The 1997 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships1997TV MovieHerself
Sergei Grinkov: Celebration of a Life1996TV Special documentaryHerself
Battle of the Sexes on Ice I1996TV MovieHerself
The 1996 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships1996TV SpecialHerself
Ice Stories1995TV SpecialHerself
Ice Wars 21995TV SpecialHerself (US Team)
The Houston Symphony Concert on Ice1995TV SpecialHerself
Skates of Gold III1995TV SpecialHerself
Skates of Gold II1995TV SpecialHerself
Ice Wars 11994TV SpecialHerself
You Must Remember This1994TV MovieHerself / Madame X
Discover Card Stars on Ice1994TV MovieHerself - Skater
D2: The Mighty Ducks1994Herself
Skates of Gold1994TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself
NBC Sports Presents World Champions on Ice1993VideoHerself
1992 Winter Olympics Figure Skating1992VideoHerself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHerself
Tall in the Saddle1990TV MovieHerself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2008Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Female Reality/Variety StarDancing with the Stars (2005)

Known for movies

Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Related Articles

Close