Yuzuru Hanyu Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Aug, 2018
Facts of Yuzuru Hanyu
Date of Birth: 1994 , December-7
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: Japan
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Yuzuru Hanyu
Birth Name Yuzuru Hanyu
Nationality Japanese
Birth Place/City Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture
Ethnicity White
Profession Figure skater
Working For Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club
Net Worth $ 2 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 53 kg
Affair with N/A
Married N/A
Education Waseda University
Sisters Saya Hanyu
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Japenese figure skater, Yuzuru Hanyu is a two-time Olympic champion (2014, 2018), a two-time World champion (2014, 2017), a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2013–2016), a three-time Four Continents silver medalist (2011, 2013, 2017), the 2010 World Junior champion, the 2009–10 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a four-time Japanese national champion (2012–2015). 

He is regarded as one of the greatest, if not the greatest figure skater in history and has broken world records twelve times, and holds the historic world records for the highest short program, free skating, and combined total scores for the era before the 2018-19 season.

Early Life and Education Of Yuzuru Hanyu

Yuzuru Hanyu was born on December 7, 1994, in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. He spent most of his childhood days playing skate. He has an older sister named Saya Hanyu who actually got him into figure skating.

Yuzuru allegedly means a bowstring which is pulled tight according to Japanese lingual which symbolizes confidence, strength, and straightness. The name was kept by his father. Yuzuru is of Japanese nationality.

Yuzuru attended Tohoku High School. He is currently attending Waseda University where he is studying Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences. He works with his coaches Brian Orser and Tracy Wilson.

Yuzuru Hanyu's Career

He plays for his skating club, ANA Minato Tokyo Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club. Yuzuru’s choreographers are Jeffrey Buttle, Shae-Lynn Bourne, and Kenji Miyamoto. He has till date won a gold in 2014 Sochi Olympics, a silver in 2015 Shanghai World Championship, a silver in 2016 Boston Championship, three golds in Grand Prix Final, a Gold in World Junior Championship 2010 and a gold in Junior Grand Prix Final 2009-2010. 

Yuzuru Hanyu's Net Worth, Salary, And Height

Hanyu’s net worth is estimated to be $ 2 million which comes out of a huge salary from his skating career. Hanyu has garnered a lot of fame and fans till date for his exceptional skills seen in the Olympics. The bio and news of the very talented, Yuzuru Hanyu can be found on various social media sites including Wikipedia and Twitter and more. 

Hanyu stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and has the weight of 117 lbs.  He has a well-defined face and a figure skaters body which grabs the attention of many of the viewers, especially females. Hanyu is adored by his fans for his exceptional performances. 

Yuzuru Hanyu's Personal Life

Yuzuru does not have a long dating history. He is very much focused on his work at present because he is very young. Hanyu is reluctant in speaking about his personal life in front of the public. He is not seen by many women in public.

Hanyu has never spoken so much about his past relations and affair. He has never in his interviews spoken about having children or getting married.

However, he has said that he would love to date a girl who skates just to become his girlfriend. Joe, unlike most of the actors of his age, is not seen with his girlfriend in public frequently. The tabloid seldom follows him due to his absolute ignorance of the media around him.

Yuzuru likes to keep his private life away from the clutches of the public. There have been rumors that he is currently dating his former classmate. He allegedly met her in high school in 2010 and both of them were athletes.

He has many times denied this rumor. He is focused on making his career bright rather than settling down at present.