Tonya Harding Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Husband, Career, and Net Worth 

Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding is a former American figure skater. She went on to become a professional boxer after finishing her skating career.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Tonya Maxene Harding was born in Portland, Oregon, on November 12, 1970, to Alan Harding and LaVona Golden. She began skating at the age of three.

She graduated from David Douglas High School with a GED. She had a difficult childhood and was physically and emotionally abused by her mother.

Tonya Harding’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Tonya Harding was born on November 12, 1970, and will be 51 years old on July 8, 2022. Her height is 1.55 meters and her weight is 62 kilograms.

Tonya Harding
Tonya Harding posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Tonya Harding’s Profession & Career

Tonya Harding began her professional skating career in the 1980s. In 1986, she finished sixth in the United States Figure Skating Championships. She finished fifth in 1987 and 1988, and third in 1989. She won Skate America in 1989 and was a strong contender for the US Figure Skating Championships in 1990.

She delivered her first triple axel in the United States Championship in 1991 and went on to win the title. She repeated the triple axel in the 1991 World Championships, becoming the first American to do so. She eventually won the competition.

Harding represented the United States in both the Winter Olympics and the World Championships in 1992. She did not make the United States World Championship team in 1993. She came in eighth place at the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994.

She left figure skating to become the manager of AAA Wrestling’s Los Gringos Locos. She was also a member of the ‘Golden Blades’ band. She became a professional boxer in 2002. She has a 3-3 win-loss record in her boxing career. Tonya Harding retired from boxing due to asthma in June 2004.

Achievements and Awards

Tonya Harding has set three first-ever figure skating records. She is the first female to perform a triple axel, two triple axels, and a triple axel with a double toe loop. In her career, she has won the Skate America Championships twice. She also took home the Nations Cup in 1989. She was awarded the Moscow News Prize in 1988-89. She has also won the United States Championships.

Tonya Harding’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship

Tonya Harding married Jeff Gillooly in 1990. In 1993, they divorced. She was married to Michael Smith from 1995 to 1996. She married Joseph Jens Price in 2010. Gordon, the couple’s son, was born in 2011.

Nancy Kerrigan was attacked by Shane Stant during a practice session for the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in January 1994. Harding’s former husband Gillooly and her bodyguard Shawn Eckhardt hired Stant. Eckhardt was sentenced to 18 months in prison. The USFSA banned her for life after the incident.

Tonya Harding’s Salary and Net Worth

Tonya Harding’s net worth is estimated to be more than $100,000 as of July 2022. Despite having an incredible career in figure skating, her career was cut short after the attack on Nancy Kerrigan. She has also boxed and acted in the 1996 film Breakaway.’ Tonya Harding joined TruTV’s ‘The Smoking Gun Presents: World’s Dumbest…’ as a commentator in 2008. She set the automobile land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2010.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameTonya Harding
Real NameTonya Maxene Price
Age51 years old
Birth Date12 November 1970
Birth PlacePortland, Oregon, United States
Height1.55 m
Weight62 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandJoseph Jens Price (m. 2010), Michael Smith (m. 1995–1996), Jeff Gillooly (m. 1990–1993)
ChildrenYes (Gordon Price)
ProfessionAmerican former figure skater, a retired boxer, and reality television personality
Net Worth $100 thousand