Adam Rippon is an American former figure skater whose full name is Adam Richard Rippon. He began his skating career in 1999 and retired in 2018, after skating with the New York Skating Club. He is well-known for winning several titles both in and outside of the United States. He has competed in skating for multiple continents and won the four continents championship in 2010. When he first started his career, he won a lot of junior titles. He’s also won bronze and competed in Dancing With the Stars, where he teamed up with Jenna Johnson, a professional dancer, and they came out on top.
Adam Rippon was born on November 11, 1989, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was born into an Irish Catholic household, and he was the first of his six siblings to be born. He was born with significant hearing loss, which necessitated surgery before he could complete his first year at Yale University. Fortunately, he was able to restore his hearing. His parents split when he was 15 years old, in 2004. Kelly, his mother, was a former skater and dancer who taught him how to skate when he was very little, and he skated for the first time when he was 10 years old. Rippon hasn’t revealed anything about his academic background.
Rippon began skating at the age of 10, and in 2000, he began working with Yelena Sergeeva, who taught him for seven years until 2007. In 2004-05, he earned his first silver medal in the 2005 US Championships. In 2005, he competed in the junior division of the Triglav Trophy and earned a gold medal. He competed in numerous further junior championships before leaving Sergeeva in 2007 to join Nikolai Morozov in February of the following year.
Rippon has never missed a single championship since 2007, and this happens every year. During the 2007-08 season, he competed in the ISU Junior Grand Prix, where he won a gold and silver medal, qualifying him for the finals.He earned a gold medal once more and went on to compete in the 2008 US Championships, where he took first place. With the designation of junior.
In the 2008-09 season, he began participating at the senior level. He hurt his ankle and missed considerable training during the 2009-10 season, and he ended the season in sixth place overall. During the 2010-11 season, he finished fifth at the 2011 US Championships, while in the 2011-12 season, he finished fourth out of four continents and thirteenth overall. In September 2012, Rippon switched coaches and began training with Rafael Arutyunyan. He was supposed to compete at the 2013 Four Continents but had to withdraw due to an ankle ailment. In 2016, he won a gold medal in the US Championships for the second time. He was forced to withdraw from the 2017 US Championships due to an ankle fracture. In November 2018, he announced his retirement from figure skating.
Adam Rippon, who was born on November 11th, 1989, is 32 years old today, January 25th, 2022. He stands 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall and weighs 65 kg.
Rippon’s net worth is projected to be $5 million as of January 2022. His whole income comes from his career as a competitive figure skater. He has won several championships as well as numerous medals, earning him such a large sum of money. Aside from skating, he and Jenna Johnson competed in and won Dancing with the Star. Rippon has made quite a name for himself. He was extremely committed to his profession, which allowed him to achieve so much. He was also very disciplined, and the support he had from his family aided him much in his job success.