- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Tonya Harding is a former American former figure skater who was successful during the 90s and competed and won several competitions during those years. She was in the spotlight of the media for being involved in the attack on her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan in 1994. Tonya Harding is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Tonya Harding was born on 12 November 1970, in Portland, Oregon. She was raised by her parents- father, Albert Gordon Harding, and mother, LaVona Golden in East Portland.
Education and early career
Tonya Harding studied at Milwaukie High School but dropped out of the school during her sophomore years to focus on her skating career. She earned a General Equivalency Diploma later. She began practicing figure skating since the age of 3.
Tonya Harding became a known name in the skating community after she ranked sixth at the 1986 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. The next year she won the silver medal at the Skate America and placed fifth at the US Championships. She won her first gold medal at the Prize of Moscow News in the 1988/89 season. She also performed well in the US Championships that year, winning the bronze medal. The next years she went on to win a gold medal at both Skate America and Nations Cup. Tonya Harding made her World Championships debut in 1990/91 and won the silver medal. She competed at the 1991/92 Winter Olympics and ranked 4th and later ranked 8th in 1993/94. She was banned from skating in 1994 because of her involvement in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan. According to Tonya Harding wiki page, she was trained by coaches, Dody Teachman and Diane Rawlinson during her professional skating career.
Net worth and Salary
Tonya Harding net worth during the highlight of her career was estimated to be huge. But after being banned from professional skating, she has maintained a normal lifestyle. Tonya Harding salary received in the past was high but has already been used up. Currently, she earns a minimum salary working as a painter and a deck builder. Tonya Harding net worth is estimated to be around $30 thousand as of recent.
Tonya Harding married her first husband Jeff Gillooly when she was just 19 years old in 1990. Though they divorced in 1993, they were seen together in the 1994 Winter Olympics. Tonya Harding married her second husband, Michael Smith in 1995. Sadly, her second marriage did not last more than a year and ended in 1996. On 23 June 2012, she settled down with her third husband, Joseph Price. Tonya Harding son, Gordon was born on 19 February 2011. He is her only child.
Tonya Harding height is measured at 5 feet 1 inch and her body weight is measured at 59 kg. She has a blonde colored hair and her eyes are green colored. Her body measurements are 32-24-32 inches from the breast, waist to the hips. She has a fit figure while she was a professional skater like most of the athletes. Tonya Harding is currently 47 years old.
Wiki and Facts
Tonya Harding wiki page has all the information on the competitions she participated on and also the position she finished in each of the competitions. She was banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association after she pleaded guilty to hindering the prosecution concerning the attack on Nancy Kerrigan by her ex-husband in 1994.
Tonya Harding does not seem to be a fan of social media accounts like lest of the celebrity. Her Twitter account has more than 2 thousand followers and her Facebook page has over 14 thousand likes. Tonya Harding bio can be found on several other social media sites such as Wikipedia, Facebook, and Twitter.