Team USA- Nathan Chen Wins His First Olympic Gold Medal At Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Beats Rival And Former Champion Yuzuru Hanyu; Know Everything About Nathan Chen Bio, Family, Instagram, Net Worth, Career, Relationship And Height And Weight. Nathan Chen of Team USA won his first gold medal in figure skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. Nathan achieved the top spot on the podium by scoring an average score of 332.60.
Yuma Kagiyama as well as Shamo Uno from Japan have won bronze and silver medals, respectively. The former champion Yuzuru Hanyu is in fourth position , and Chen is ahead by 17 points over Yuzuru Hanyu. Chen’s love for drinking that were realized the past week at Beijing.
Nathan Chen skated to the well-known song ‘Rocket Man of Elton John and the singer himself felicitated Nathan Chen through Twitter.
In interviews with Chen after winning the award, the winner expressed his joy by saying:” I enjoyed myself out there.
I’m so pleased and that this program is extremely enjoyable to be a part of”. He added “I had no idea I would have the ability to go this much progress on my own in the field”.
Nathan Chen Biography
Nathan Chen was born on May 5th 1999. Chen was was raised by immigrant parents, Zhidong Chen and Hetty Wang, who came from China to USA in 1988.
His father hails originally from Guangxi while his mom from Beijing. Zhidong Chen Chen’s father, is an expert in medical analysis by profession.
He also has the Ph.D. in The University of Utah. The mother of Chen, Hetty Wang, is an medical translationist of Mandarin Chinese in hospitals.
Chen attended West High School in Salt Lake City and then enrolled at Yale University in 2018, with a major in Statistics and Data Science. Nathan Chen is of Asian origin, but he holds his American nationality. He is a zodiac sign Taurus and he follows Christian religion.
Nathan Chen Career
Nathan Chen started figure skating at the age of three , and his first competition in figure skating took place in the year 2003. When he turned thirteen, Chen was eligible to participate in the U.S Junior Nationals at the intermediate and juvenile levels between 2007 and 2009.
Chen finished in the third and tenth places at the Junior Nationals in 2007 and 2008, respectively. In 2009, Chen won the medal of silver in the intermediate level of figure skating for men. Following his victory at Intermediate levels Chen moved up to novice levels in the year 2010 and Chen was the first novice to win a championship in U.S Figure skating in the U.S Championships.
In the 2011-2012 seasons, Chen was promoted to the junior levels of figure skating, and was awarded the title of junior male during the 2012 U.S Championships. Chen made his debut during the Gardena Spring Trophy 2012 event in Italy.
Nathan Chen made his debut in senior figure skating during the 2016-2017 season. He took home an silver medal in the CS Finlandia Trophy 2016. Chen’s debut Grand Prix event was in Paris at the Trophee Dee France in the year 2016.
The following the year Chen placed second in the NHK Trophy. In 2017 Nathan Chen gained his first Grand Prix title at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow. Through the 2019 and 2020 Grand Prix events, Chen had won three times in Grand Prix events.
Chen’s Winter Olympics debut was in 2018 in PyeongChang and he was placed in the fourth spot in the men’s figure skating competition. In the same race, Chen became the first skater to make the quad flip during the Olympics.
In 2021, at the World Championships held in Sweden, Chen secured the third place in the competition. In 2022, at Beijing, Nathan Chen won his first ever gold medal at his first Olympics in figure skating.
Nathan Chen Relationship
Prior to that, Nathan Chen was seen as having a relationship with another skater Amber Glenn when both the skaters were teens.
The couple split in 2017. At present, Nathan Chen is rumored to be having a romantic affair with Japanese skater Mai Mihara but there is insufficient evidence to show the existence of Chen is dating Mihara. Mihara are actually dating.
Nathan Chen Net Worth
In the year 2021 Nathan Chen has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Nathan was born and was raised in a middle-class household, made his entire wealth and fortune through figure skating.
Nathan Chen’s net worth Nathan Chen is likely to grow in the years ahead particularly in light of his gold-medal victory in the Winter Olympics.
Nathan Chen Height And Weight
Nathan Chen stands at a height of 5 6 inches tall and weighs around 62 pounds. The hue of his eyes are black while his hair has a dark brunette.