Elvis Stojko Biography

Updated On Jul 04, 2019 Published On May 28, 2016
Facts of Elvis Stojko
Date of Birth: 1972 , March-22
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Elvis Stojko
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Newmarket, Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession Figure skater
Net Worth $1.6 million
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Married to Gladys Orozco (m. 2010)
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Elvis Stojko is one of the successful figure skaters from Canada. He has been a World Champion thrice (1994-95-97), two times Olympic Silver medalist (1994-98), and seven times Canadian Champion (1994, 1996–2000, and 2002). He was coached by Uschi Keszler and Doug Leigh.

Early Life & Education

Elvis Stojko was born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada to parents, Irene Stojko, Steve Stojko. Though he was born in Irenee, he was raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario. He is an American and is of Hungarian and Slovenian descent.

Married to Husband Gladys Orozco Since 2010

Elvis Stojko is a married man. He got married to Gladys Orozco, a Mexican figure skater. The couple is married for nearly a decade yet are living happily together without any children.

There is no sign of them getting divorced. There is no information about his extra affairs and girlfriend.

Professional Life

Stojko started skating at a young age of four. He won this first award as a skater when he was just 6. In 1991, he represented Canada in the World Championships and landed a quadruple-double jump combination being the first skater to do so.

He finished at No. 7 at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, and third at the 1992 World Championships, finishing behind winner Viktor Petrenko and runner-up Kurt Browning. He finished behind Kurt Browning, securing a 2nd place at the World Figure Skating Championships

At the 1994 Canadian Championships in Edmonton, Elvis finally defeated Kurt to claim his first national title. During the 1995 Canadian Championships, Elvis sustained a serious ankle injury, however, he competes anyway. In 2006, Elvis retired officially calling his career as a professional figure skater off. 

What is Elvis net worth?

Elvis has an estimated net worth of $1.6 million. Likewise, he is also estimated to earn around $20,000 as his salary.

Elvis Stojko facts on timeline

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

March 22 , 1972

Elvis Stojko was born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada to Irenee. Though he was born in Irenee, he was raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario. He is an American and is of Hungarian and Slovenian descent. He is five feet and seven inches tall. 

Began skating

1976

When Elvis was just four years old, he began skating. He won this first award as a skater when he was just 6. He has been representing Canada as a figure skater since the early 1990s. 

Took part in World Championships

1991

In 1991, he represented Canada in the World Championships and landed a quadruple-double jump combination being the first man to do that. Next year he competed in the Winter Olympics. He was ranked 7th in this competition. 

Won World Figure skating champion

1994

He began winning trophies since he was six. He is the World champion for three different times. In 1994, he became the World Figure skating champion and he also won this championship in 1995. He also won this competition in 1997. 

Won Canadian Figure skating champion

1994

In 1994, he won the Canadian Figure skating champion for the first time in his life. He also won this in 1996 and won it till 2000. He is also the champion of the Continents championship. He has also claimed Grand Prix Final Championship twice. 

Married to Gladys Orozco

June 20 , 2010

On 20th of June 2010, Elvis got married to Gladys Orozco. Gladys Orozco is a figure skater from Mexico. It's been half a decade they have been bonded into this married life as a husband and wife but there is no any sign of them getting divorced. 

Became the commentator for CTV/TSN

2003

Besides having a successful figure skating career, he is also pursuing his career as a commentator. In 2003, he presented the men's event at the 2003 World Figure Skating Championships for CTV/TSN. He has also appeared in the Skating's Next Star as its judge.