Tonya Harding Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Tonya Harding Biography
  • Name: Tonya Harding
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
  • Occupation: Figure Skater
  • Net Worth: US $50 Thousand
  • Status: Alive

Tonya Harding is a former American figure skater. She won gold at the 1991 U.S. World Championships in Minneapolis. Her professional figure skating career ended in 1994 after she was implicated in the attack on Nancy Kerrigan at the Olympic trials. She has since experimented with celebrity boxing, painting and other miscellaneous gigs. Tonya Maxene Harding was born on November 12, 1970, in Portland, Oregon. Her parents were LaVona Golden and Albert Harding. She had an half-brother named Chris Davidson. Harding attended Milwaukie High School but dropped out her sophomore year. She later completed her GED.

Harding began skating at the early age of 3. She was coached/mentored by Diane Rawlinson and later Dody Teachman (1991-92). Harding began competing at the international level in the mid 1980s. She won gold at the 1990 and 1992 Skate America figure skating competition. She won the Prize of Moscow News (1989), and the Nations Cup (1990). Harding won the gold medal at the 1991 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She became the first American female to complete the triple axel at an international event (1991 World Championships). In 1992, Harding finished 4th at the Winter Olympics, 3rd at the U.S. Championships, and 6th at the World Championships. She finished in 8th place at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Harding’s career took a turn for the worst after she was implicated in the 1994 attack on fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan. She entered a plea bargain which prevented her from going to jail. Harding was slapped with a lifetime ban from competing in the United States. Her 1994 U.S. Championships gold medal was also stripped by the President of the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Outside of skating, Harding has appeared on a number of television programs. She has been featured on shows like Larry King Live, The Weakest Link, World’s Dumbest, Good Morning America, and Rosanne. She had a small role as “Gina” in the film, Breakaway (1996). Harding competed as a professional boxer from 2003 to 2004. Her record stands at 3 wins and 3 losses. She bested Paula Jones in a 2002 episode of Fox’s Celebrity Boxing. The black comedy biographical film, I, Tonya, was released in 2017. The role of Tonya Harding was portrayed by actress/producer Margot Robbie. The film was directed by Craig Gillespie and it made $46.2 million at the box office. Harding was cast as a celebrity contestant on season 26 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Her partner is professional dancer Sasha Farber.

Tonya Harding’s height is 5ft 1in. She currently resides in Washington. Her personal net worth is estimated at $50 thousand. Dancing with the Stars contestants are guaranteed a $125,000 check just for signing onto the show. The winner takes home $350,000 plus bragging rights. Harding was married to first husband ‘Jeff Gillooly’ from 1990 to 1993. She wed second husband ‘Michael Smith’ in 1995. The union ended in divorce in 1996. Harding married current husband ‘Joseph Price’ in June 2010. They welcomed a son, Gordon, in February 2011.

Tonya Harding Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Tonya Harding Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Tonya Maxene Harding
  • Birthday: November 12, 1970
  • How Old : Age: 47 years old
  • Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
  • Occupation: Figure Skater, Boxer
  • Years Active: 1985-1994
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $50 Thousand
  • Marriage(s): Jeff Gillooly, Michael Smith, Joseph Jens Price
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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