Nancy Kerrigan

Born on October 13th, 1969 there is no doubt that Nancy Kerrigan is a famous and well known actress apart from being an Olympic figure skater. She was reasonably successful in Olympics having won bronze medals in the 1991 Olympics and also in the 1992 Winter Olympics.

She also won silver medals in the 1992 World Championships apart from being crowned with the silver medal in the 1994 Winter Olympics. Further, Nancy also has had the distinction of being the US National Figure Skating Champion in 1993. Apart from her skating talents she also has been a reasonably successful actress. We will try and learn more about her by having a closer look at her biography.

Early Life

Born in Stoneham, Massachusetts, Kerrigan is the only daughter and the youngest child to her parents. Her mother was Brenda and her father was Daniel Kerrigan. She has a mix ancestry of. She got into figure skating at a young age of six.

However, she started her private lessons German, English and Irish at the age of eight she won the first completion in Boston. Nancy’s parents did struggle quite a bit to fund her skating coaching and her father is known to have worked three jobs for this purpose. However, he did ensure that she got the best of coaching from famous coaches and this certainly helped to hone her skills quite well.

Personal Life

She got married to Jerry Solomon on September 9, 1995 and this was one year after she retired from international and other forms of competition. Solomon was the agent of Nancy Kerrigan. It was his third marriage and her first.

She has three children out of her marriage to Solomon. She also is the stepmother of a son of Jerry Solomon from his first marriage. While talking about her personal life she says that she suffered five miscarriages and this certainly was a big emotional challenge and physical challenge for her. She lost her father at the age of 70 and he died on January 24, 2010.

Net Worth

Nancy’s estimated net worth is around $8 million and it is likely that it might go up as she spends more time in her acting and also earns some money from endorsements and other such things.

Career

Talking about her career it would be pertinent to mention that Nancy made her first major competitive debut in the NHK Trophy in 1987-88 and since then she has appeared in a number of international competitions. Nancy won the bronze in the 1991-92 Olympics and she also has seen quite a bit of success in the World Championships and has stood 3rd, 2nd and 5th respectively during the years 1990, 1991 and 1992.

The actress also has won many titles and high positions as far as the U.S. Championships are concerned. Hence at the end of the day it would not be out of place to mention here that the actress has had a reasonably good career and has been able to leave her impression behind in a highly competitive and demanding profession. Kerrigan also has acted in a few roles and therefore she might be having a film and acting career beckoning for her.