Apolo Ohno Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
Apolo Ohno net worth and wages: Along with his net worth and his success in speed skating, Ohno has additionally found recognition in the fields of philanthropy, inspirational speaking, so when a challenger on TV dance contest show Dancing with the Stars. Since making his Olympic debut in the 2002 Games, Ohno has turned out to be both an amazingly popular racer plus one who is fulfilled his share of controversy. At those same games, he was involved with a contentious ruling including cross-tracking where many commentators believed his gold medal win was the consequence of a poor call. The controversy resulted in several Korean speed skating enthusiasts having lots of animosity toward Ohno because it had been his Korean challenger who endured as a consequence of the call. He’s continued to perform well in both following Olympic Games since his introduction, as well as continues to do great work as a philanthropist and public figure. As a result of his success, Apolo Ohno continues to be in a position to ink several quite lucrative endorsement deals with companies like Subway, General Electric, Coca Cola and much more.
October 15, 1976
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
134 lbs (61 kg)
Short Track Speed Skater, Athlete, Actor
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
United States of America
Jerrie Lee, Yuki Ohno
Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Male Reality Star, Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Athlete, Best U.S. Male Olympian ESPY Award, Best U.S. Olympian ESPY Award
Vancouver B.C. competing in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games [February 2010]
Two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning the 1,500m race in 2002 and the 500m in 2006.
After winning the 1,500m race at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City due to the disqualification of his South Korean opponent Kim Dong-Sung, he became an "enemy of the state" in South Korea and received death threats. In 2003, he declined to participate in a short track event in Seoul for security reasons. Two years later, he won two races in a World Cup event there.
Earned a state championship as a swimmer in the breaststroke.
Was a national champion and record-holder in indoor in-line skating.
His father raised him by himself, leaving a strong impression on the teenager.
Began speed skating in 1995 at age 13. At the time, he was a swimmer and in-line skater and decided he "wanted to try something new."
His unique first name was given to him by his father, Yuki, who combined the Greek words "Ap," meaning "steering away from", and "lo," meaning "look out."
I believe my father has and always will be the strongest influence in my life, as he has guided me on many paths.