Two-time (1998 and 2002) Olympic medalist, Nine-time (1996, 1998–2005) U.S. champion and five-time (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2003) World champion , Michelle Kwan was born on 7th July, 1980 in Torrance, California. She was born as Michelle Wingshan Kwan as Danny Kwan and Estella Kwan’s third child. Her parents are the immigrants of Hong Kong. She was born with Asian ethnicity. Thirty five year old Kwan is one of the highest paid skaters with the net worth of $16 millions. Today, Michelle Kwan is not only America’s most popular figure skater but is also known as one of America’s most popular female athletes.
Seeing her oldest brother playing ice hockey as a youngster, she developed her interest in skating. At the age of five, Michelle Kwan began skating. After a year, she entered in her first figure skating competition where she ended as a winner. Kwan attended Soleado Elementary School in Palos Verdes, California before being homeschooled in the year 1994. In the year 1998, Kwan graduated from Rim of the World High School and then attended UCLA for one year. From the very early age, Kwan started to compete with all her efforts and dedication. At the age of eleven, Michelle Kwan competed at the junior level at the United States Figure Skating Championships where she was able to hold the 9th position. In the year 1993, Kwan competed in her first senior U.S. championships where she finished sixth.
Michelle Kwan is best known for her deep and strong skating skills. She looks absolutely beautiful while skating. She is one of the few skaters who can whirl in both directions. With all her dedication, passion and hard work, Kwan is able to make her presence as an American figure skater. She is absolutely brilliant and she is still absolutely gorgeous. She is a gorgeous looking woman with a curvaceous body. Her friendly nature and appealing beauty has made a million fans of her. Michelle is not very tall as she has an average height of 5 feet 2 inches that is 1.57m tall. Even at the short height, which she owns, she looks red hot in a bikini while showing off her sexy legs and smooth feet.
Talking about her personal life, she has been a lady with down to earth nature. Kwan is very much liked and loved for who she is. Moving onto her relationship status, she has been married. In September 2012, Kwan announced her engagement to her boyfriend Clay Pell. On January 19, 2013, Michelle Kwan was married to Clay Pell in Providence, Rhode Island. Kwan had a best wedding where Vera Wang created a mermaid gown and New York City makeup artist Timothy MacKay did her makeup. Michelle Kwan is sharing a good bond with her husband and is happily living with him.
Michelle Kwan has been an inspiration to many youths. To know more about her, one can go through her inspirational biography. Wiki also has detail about her. As Michelle is active in social networking sites, she can also be followed in her official twitter and Instagram account.