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Nancy Ann Kerrigan Biography

Nancy Ann Kerrigan

Facts of Nancy Ann Kerrigan

Date of Birth: 1969 , October-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Nancy Ann Kerrigan

1969 Born in Woburn,Massachusetts.
1978 Won her First Competition.
1991 Rise at The national level.
1994 Attack by rival ex-husband.
1995 Married to Jerry Solomon.
2010 Death of her Father.
2017 Current Net worth.

Detail Timeline of Nancy Ann Kerrigan

October 13 , 1969

Born in Woburn,Massachusetts.

Nancy Ann Kerrigan was born on 13th October 1969 in Woburn, Massachusetts. Her father name is Daniel Kerrigan and mother as Brenda Schultz Kerrigan. Her siblings' name is Mark and Michael. She holds American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.  

1978

Won her First Competition.

Nancy Ann Kerrigan won her first competition in the Boston open in 1978. She hadn't taken any private lesson before the competition. Her devotion and had work led her to won fame at her small age.

1991

Rise at The national level.

Kerrigan's rise at the national level when she placed 3rd at the 1991 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She qualified for the 1991 World Figure Skating Championships where she won the Bronze medal and came in limelight.

January 6 , 1994

Attack by rival ex-husband.

As nancy was walking through a corridor at Cobo Arena after her practice session, she was attacked on her keen by her rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly. The incident was recorded on a TV camera and that incident became known as The Whack Heard Round the World.   

September 9 , 1995

Married to Jerry Solomon.

Nancy got married to her agent Jerry Solomon after having affair for several months. They got married on 9th September's 1995 after she retired from competition. They are blessed with three children; Matthew, Brian and Nicole.

January 24 , 2010

Death of her Father.

Kerrigan's father died at the age of 70 on January 24, 2010, allegedly due to a violent struggle with her son Mark in a dispute over the use of a telephone. Prosecutors said Mark was in a drunken rage when he choked his father. Mark was sentenced to 2 and a half years in prison. 

2017

Current Net worth.

Kerrigan earns the tremendous amount of money from her professional skater career. The big chunk of her net worth has been estimated as $ 8 Million. She also earns handsome amount of money from appearing in different movies.

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Kerrigan was born to Daniel Kerrigan and Brenda Schultz Kerrigan in Woburn, Massachusetts. She graduated from Stoneham High School and attended Emmanuel College in Boston where she obtained her degree in Business. She grew up with her siblings named as Michael and Mark. Nancy holds American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.   

Nancy began skating at the age of six at the local rink, which raised her at the national level and placed 3rd at the U.S. Figure Skating Championship. She improved her placement and won the bronze medal in the Winter Olympics by finishing at the second position. Beside Ann was under attack, her devotion and day to day practice won her silver medal in Lillehammer Winter Olympics. She is also Olympic silver medalist, Olympic bronze medalist, two-time world medalist and U.S. national champion.

Ann retired from amateur competition but appeared in a few professional competitions, Ice Wars, Broadway on Ice, Champions on Ice. She was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame and was honored at the Ice Theatre of New York’s annual benefit gala.

Moving towards her personal life, she married to her agent, Jerry Solomon which was her first but second marriage of his. They have three children together, Matthew, Brian, and Nicole. Nancy father died due to a violent struggle with his son Mark. Prosecutors said Mark was in a drunken rage when he choked his father during the incident.

Kerrigan earns the tremendous amount of money from her professional skater career. She also earns handsome amount of money from appearing in movies. The big chunk of her Net worth has been estimated as $ 8 Million.