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Brian Boitano Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Brian Anthony Boitano
Place Of Birth
California, USA
60 years old
Birth Date
October 21 1963

Brian Boitano Facts

Child Star?
Figure skater, Actor
Education & Qualifications
Marian A. Petersen High School
Net Worth
Louis Boitan, Donna Jean Boitano
Mark Boitano

About Brian Boitano 

Brian Anthony Boitano, famously known as Brian Boitano, is one of the most famous United States figure skating personalities who has a remarkable place in the history of figure skating.

He was born in California on October 22, 1963. He is famous for his achievements as the Olympic champion as well as the World Champion in 1988.

He also has the title of World Champion associated with his name for the years 1986 and 1988. From 1985-1988 he has remained the US National Champion. His performance in the 1994 Winter Olympics had bestowed him the sixth position.

As a celebrity figure skater he is surely one of the renowned faces, but not only that, he has been recognized as a TV personality as well. If you want to know more about him, read until the end.

Brian Boitano's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Brian Boitano’s net worth?

Brian Boitano is known to have a net worth of around $8 million.

How much does Brian Boitano earn per year?

The annual earnings of this American figure skater are $400,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Brian Boitano?

Brian Boitano is a man with a height of 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).

How old is Brian Boitano?

Brian Boitano was born on October 22, 1963. As of 2022, his age is 59 years.

Childhood And Education

Brian Boitano is born to Louis Boitano and Donna Jean Boitano on October 22, 1963. His birthplace is Mountain View, California and his graduation was done from Peterson High School situated in Sunnyvale of California.

In his adult ages, he spent his days in San Francisco.

He has American nationality and he has ancestors in Italy. He has a brother, Mark Boitano, who is a famous American political figure and real estate agent.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Brian Boitano dating?

Brian Boitano is not dating anybody right now, nor he is married. He is currently single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The American figure skater Brian Boitano was in the spotlight for the first time when he earned a bronze medal to his name at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships, in 1978. He gave a tough competition to Brian Orser to win the title.

Then he participated in the United States figure skating, in 1984, where he came second and also earned the trip to the Winter Olympics.

After he participated in the 1984Winter Olympics, Boitano made his name associated with the United States Figure Skating, 1985 winner title. This was the first World Championships title that he won among four World Championships.

Another highlight of Brian Boitano's career is the 1988 Winter Olympics, Battle of the Brians. Here he could not win the first position in the compulsory figures section as it was taken over by Alexander Fadeev and Orser and he came in second and third respectively. Both of them had already won a world title previously.

In the short program again, Orser got first place and Boitano had second.

In the free skate program, he did the checkmate with his technically clean performance and became the gold Olympic champion with all pride and honor.

In the following years of his career after the Olympic competition, he became a World Champion five times and secured four wins at the Challenge of Champions.

He has the credit of inventing a difficult form of the triple Lutz which is called 'Boitano triple Lutz'. In his version of the posture, the left arm of the skater is raised above the head.

In 1982, he became the first skater to land a triple Axel. In general, a triple axel is considered a challenging move.

In the 1983 World Championships, he succeeded to land the six triple jumps and gained the recognition to be the first skater to do this.

At the 1988 World Figure Skating Championships, he tried the quadruple jump but was not able to land successfully.

Charity Work

Brian Boitano has a nonprofit organization called Youth Stake that aims to introduce the sports of ice-skating to the new generation. The game is presented to them as a safe and fun activity that students may do to have fun after their school activities.

The organization provides ice skating lessons to students from grades fifth to ninth.

The superintendent of the San Francisco School's Office selects the children to whom the lessons will be provided. The program has benefited more than 10,000 students in the past 20 years.

What awards has Brian Boitano won?

In 2000, 'Blade' magazine declared him one of the major skaters of the century.

Boitano has 50 titles in his name among which he has 23 international gold medals. 16 professional titles, two world titles, four US National titles, two Pro/Am titles, and one Olympic gold medal.

In 1999, he received Gustave Lussi Award.

In 1996, his name was enlisted in the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame and World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

He won the Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Performance in Classical Music/Dance Programming for his participation in the German movie 'Carmen On Ice'.

Brian Boitano’s Hobbies And Interests

Brian Boitano tries to continue a fruitful personal life, which he achieves by writing. He also invests his free time in cooking.

He has a pet dog and he shares moments spent with his pet on his social media handles.

Other Interesting Brian Boitano Facts And Trivia

  • Brian Boitano is Italian-American.
  • The skates that Boitano was wearing and the American flag he flourished after the win are now part of the National Museum of American History.
  • Along with being a renowned personality as a figure skater, he has multiple appearances in movies and TV shows as well. The German movie 'Carmen On Ice' is one of them, for which he received Emmy Awards.
  • He was in the Super Bowl XXVI show 'Winter Magic'.
  • In the film 'Blades Of Glory,' he appeared in the role of a skating federation judge.
  • In the 'Ice Princess' movie, he and Michelle Kwan had a cameo as commentators.
  • He also appeared in the show called 'What Would Brian Boitano Make?' which was aired on the Food Network in 2009.
  • In 2014 he hosted a show called 'The Brian Boitano Project' where he was seen buying an ancestral home of the Boitanos in Northern Italy.

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Written By
Moumita Dutta

<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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