Kristi Yamaguchi Bio

(Figure Skater)

Relationship Statistics of Kristi Yamaguchi

What is Kristi Yamaguchi marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Kristi Yamaguchi get married ? (married date):July 08, 2000
How many children does Kristi Yamaguchi have ? (name):Two (Emma Yoshiko Hedican, Keara Kiyomi Hedican)
Is Kristi Yamaguchi having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kristi Yamaguchi lesbian ?: No
Who is Kristi Yamaguchi husband ? (name):Bret Hedican

More about the relationship

Kristi Yamaguchi is a married woman since a long time. She is married to the retired American hockey player Bret Hedican. They first met each other for the first time at the 1992 Winter Olympics when Bret played for Team USA. The couple dated each other for several years before getting married. They got married on July 8, 2000. They together have two daughters named Keara Kiyomi, born in 2003 and Emma Yoshiko, born in 2005. They have been married for 12 years now and their relationship is still going very well. The couple currently resides in Alamo, California.

Who is Kristi Yamaguchi?

Kristi Yamaguchi is a former American figure skater. She won an Olympic gold medal in the 1992 Albertville Olympics. She has also won two World Figure Skating Championships. She became the celebrity champion in the sixth season of Dancing with the Stars.

Kristi YamaguchiBirth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Kristi Yamaguchi was born as Kristine Tsuya Yamaguchi on 12 July 1971, in Hayward, California, USA. Kristi is an American by nationality and she is of Japanese ethnicity.

She is the daughter of Jim Yamaguchi, a dentist, and Carole Doi, a medical secretary. Her paternal grandparents and maternal great-grandparents immigrated to the United States from Japan.She has two siblings named Brett and Lori. She grew up in Fremont, California with her siblings.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Education History

She was home-schooled for her first two years of high school, but attended Mission San Jose High School for her junior and senior years and graduated from there. She began skating and taking ballet lessons when she was a child.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Professional Life and Career

Kristi began her professional skating career when she was 15 years old. She won the junior title at the U.S. championships in 1986 with Rudy Galindo. Two years later, she won two titles at the 1988 World Junior Championships. She also won the 1987 World Junior Championship in singles.

In 1989, Yamaguchi and her partner Galindo won the senior pairs title at the U.S. Championships. They won the title again in 1990. In 1991, she moved to Edmonton, Alberta, to train with Coach Christy Ness. That year, she was placed second at the U.S. championships.  She won the 1992 Olympic championship. She also won the World Championship two times, in 1991 and 1992. Same that year, she won the US Championship. In December 2005, she was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.

In 2008, Yamaguchi participated in the sixth season of Dancing with the Stars and became the celebrity champion. She received the Inspiration Award at the 2008 Asian Excellence Awards. That same year, she earned the Sonja Henie Award from the Professional Skaters Association.

In 2010 she worked as a daily NBC Olympics skating broadcast analyst on NBC’s Universal Sports Network. During the 2010 Winter Olympics, she was also a special correspondent for the Today Show. She has her own wear line called Tsu.ya by Kristi Yamaguchi.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Salary and Net Worth

He has a net worth of $8 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Rumors and Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding her personal and professional life. It seems she is doing best job without harming others and has been a straight person in her life, for which she has not been in any controversy yet.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Description To Body Measurement

Kristi has the height of 5feet 1 inches. Her body weighs 42kg. She has black hair and dark brown eyes. Besides these, her body figure measures the size of 22 inches by waist size and 34 inches by hip size. Additionally, her shoe size is 6.5 US and bra size is 33A.

Kristi Yamaguchi: Social Media Profile

Kristi is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Her Facebook account has 73k followers, the Instagram account has 57.4k followers and Twitter account has 63.7k followers.

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