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The 20 Richest Figure Skaters in the World (Retired & Active)

Richest Figure Skaters

Talking about the most difficult sports, richest skating will be one of them where body balance must be perfect. Figure skaters may not get contracts from any clubs or promoters but they do make big money from their careers. Kim Yuna and Mao Asada two best paid divas of this sports. Kim Yuna lead the list of richest figure skaters in the world.

Richest Figure Skaters in the World

Figure Skaters

Net Worth

Endorsement Earnings

Current Status

Kim Yuna

$25 million

$10 million (2013)

Retired – 2013

Yuzuru Hanyu

$15 million

$3 million

Retired – 2021

Mao Asada

$15 million

$7.5 million (2014)

Retired – 2014

Michelle Kwan

$12 million

$1 million

Retired – 2002

Kristi Yamaguchi

$12 million

$1 million

Retired

Johnny Weir

$10 million (claimed)

$1 million

Retired

Alexei Yagudin

$10 million (claimed)

not reported

Retired – 2003

Tara Lipinski

$7 million

not reported

Retired – 2002

Carolina Kostner

$7 million

not reported

Retired – 2014

Tessa Virtue

$6 million

$1 million

Retired – 2019

Scott Hamilton

$5 million

not reported

Retired

Elvis Stojko

$5 million

not reported

Retired – 2006

Irina Slutskaya

$5 million

not reported

Retired – 2005

Aljona Savchenko

$3 million

not reported

Retired – 2014

Ashley Wagner

$5 million

not reported

Retired – 2019

Sasha Cohen

$3 million

not reported

Retired

Evgeni Plushenko

$20 million (claimed)

not reported

Retired

Brian Boitano

$18 million (claimed)

not reported

Retired

Scott Hamilton, Evgeni Plushenko, Brian Boitano and Kristi Yamaguchi numbers were claimed in year 2017, a source reported their net worth but there are no such reports regarding to these figure skaters earnings. Kristi Yamaguchi earn big money from endorsements. Figure skaters make money when the earn gold, silver and bronze medal in international events such (Winter Games) and World Championships.

Kim Yuna Richest Figure Skater ($25 million)

Yuna Kim one of the most dominate female skaters in the world from (Korea). She won gold medal for her country in 2009-10 winter games and silver medal in 2013-14 Sochi Olympics, she become highest paid Asian athlete with $10 million endorsement deals.

Yuzuru Hanyu Earn ($15 million) Career with Figure Skating

Yuzuru Hanyu two time olympics gold medal list. He won gold medal for Japan in 2013-14 Sochi Winter games and 2018 Pyeongchang winter games held in Korea. He is currently active and hopeful to get another gold medal at upcoming 2022 (Beijing Winter Olympics).

Mao Asada 3rd Top Figure Skater in the World (Earnings $15 million)

Mao Asada, retired in 2017 after successful career in figure skating, she could not win major gold medal in Olympics but finished 2nd in 2010 Winter Olympics. The three time world champion earn big success in the world championships and good results bring top endorsement deals to her name.

Note: “There are some claimed number for the figure skaters such as (Evgeni Plushenko) and Brian Boitano, after finding facts and figures of earning for both of these two figure skaters career earnings event based reported which is not more than $5 million figure. Kim Yuna and Mao Asada the two recently retired from the sports make money from endorsements which brings them among richest figure skaters

If any new figure skater in the future earn big endorsement deal and awarded prize money by the country for winning championship or gold medal in the winter games details updated here later.

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