Kristi Yamaguchi’ Net Worth, Awards, Career & Personal Life

Kristi Yamaguchi is a well-known personality. Kristi Yamaguchi full name is Kristine Tsuya Kriskti Yamaguchi. She is an American preceding figure skater. She was born on 12 July 1971 in Hayward, California. Her mother’s name is Jim Yamaguchi and her father’s name is Carole Yamaguchi. Her mom was a dentist and her father was a medical secretary. Kristi has two siblings. Let’s know more about Kristi’s career, personal life, net worth, and awards.

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Kristi Yamaguchi Personal Life

Kristi Yamaguchi is married. She married Bret Hedican on 8 July 2000. Bret Hedican is an experienced hockey player. Kristi met Bret at the 1992 Winter Olympics. At that time he used to play for the USA Team. Afterward, they shifted to North Carolina, Raleigh. And in North Carolina, Bret played for the Carolina Hurricanes NHL team. Also, in 2006 he conquered his Stanley Cup. Later on, with the Anaheim Ducks Bret played for one year.

Now, Kristi and Bret live in California, Alamo in Northern California. The duo is blessed with two cute daughters and they live with them. Bret and Kristi, daughter’s names are Keara Kiyomi and Emma Yoshiko. Keara was born in 2003 and Emma was born in 2005. Kristi wrote a children’s book, Little Pig, Dream Big!, with Graphic Artist Tim Bowers in 2011.

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Kristi Yamaguchi’s Career

When Kristi Yamaguchi was 15 years old she started her professional career. In 1986, she won the junior title with Rudy Galindo at the U.S championship. At the 1988 World Junior Championship, she won the title after two years. In singles, she also won the 1987 Junior World Championship. Afterward, she won the senior championship with Galindo in the US. Also again in 1990, they won the championship.

Afterward, she shifted to Edmonton, Alberto to train with Coach Christy Ness in 1991. And after that, she won so many titles and also the Olympic Hall of Fame in December 2005. Kristi also earned the Inspiration Award at the 2008 Asian Excellence Awards. Lastly, she got the Sonja Henie Award from the Experience Skater Members.

Kristi Yamaguchi Achievements and Awards

Kristi Yamaguchi the Olympic gold medalist has won so many championships in Skating. She is the 1992 Olympic Champion in Ladies’ Singles and the 1992 U.S winner. Also, a two-time 1991 and 1992 world winner. She won the 1998 World Junior Championship as a pair skater with Rudy Galindo. Kristi is also a two-time 1989 and 1990 National champion. She was enlisted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

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in December 2005. Later, Kristi became the famous star champion in the 6th season of Dancing with the stars in 2008.
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Kristi Yamaguchi Net Worth and Social Media

Kristi Yamaguchi is an Olympic gold medalist and a well-known personality. As of 2022, Kristi has an approximated net worth of more than $10 million. She won so many championships, local events, and numerous international championships. Her millions of wealth were made from the above-stated championships. Also, she wrote children’s books which are a popular seller in New York Times. She earned huge earnings from this as well. Also, she has over 80.5k followers on her Instagram profile.

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