About Michelle Kwan
It has been calculated that the total estimate of Michelle Kwan net worth is as high as 13 million dollars. In addition to that, some other sources have stated that her net worth today has grown up to 16 million dollars. Michelle Kwan has earned a huge part of her net worth through her career as a figure skater although today she is retired from this sport. Michelle Kwan was born in 1980 in Torrance, California. Michelle Kwan has managed to make her name as one of the most famous ones in this industry and figure skating has also added up a lot of incomes to the overall size of Michelle Kwan net worth.
Michelle Kwan has appeared in Olympic games quite a few times and became a winner of them in 1998 as well as 2002. Michelle Kwan is also a World Champion and has held this title five times – in 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2003. Thus, these winnings not only made her name even more popular, but also increased the total size of Michelle Kwan net worth. Michelle Kwan has become a champion in the United States nine times, too, in 1996 and then again the period of 1998-2005. In the period of 1997-2005, she was considered as the highest paid skater for prize money and appearances by the United States Figure Skating Association.
In addition to her career as a figure skater, Michelle Kwan has had many endorsement deals, which served as important sources of Michelle Kwan net worth, as well. She represented companies, such as Disney, Coca Cola, Kraft, Campbell’s Chevrolet, Minute Maid, McDonald’s, Mattel, Visa, Starbucks, United Airlines and many others. Thus, there is no surprise that endorsing such well known companies has made her even richer. In fact, her endorsement deals made Michelle Kwan one of the highest paid Winter Olympic athletes. Michelle Kwan was regarded as the highest paid athlete with the Champions on Ice tours.
She began skating when she was five years old. When she was 8 years old, she got a professional coach who trained her more intensely. As an amateur skater, she also got some awards, such as the James E. Sullivan Award. Also, she was named as the Sportswoman of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee. In addition she was awarded with the Teen Choice Award and was titled as the Cosmogirl of the Year.