After getting to the peak of his career in the late seventies and early eighties, everybody expected to see regression in Robin Cousins' life. But, he indulged himself as a judge and starring on multiple ice shows.
Being a majestic ice skater, he has used his platform to promote an raise voice in favor of LGBTQ community. Robin himself is an openly gay person and leads a happy married life with his partner.
Pioneer For Gay Community; Married His Long-Term Partner
It is a natural thing for the celebrities to find themselves in the nook of search engines regarding their personal life and affairs. Fans have been curious about Robin's personal life ever since he lifted medal in Worlds Figure Skating Championship in 1977.
The silver medal winner of 1980 World Championships has set a beautiful example in the community by leading a same-sex marriage and became one of the pioneers for LGBTQ community.
Robin Cousins has been married to a man in a civil partnership since 2007. He has been a happy man ever since getting married and believes that he is more content in his life. This may be the reason why he disguises the identity of his husband.
Apart from that, being gay was never the matter of upset for Robin, but an opportunity to enjoy the best moment of his life with his long partner. As of now, he resides in Lancing near Brighton with his partner turned spouse.
How Much Is Robin Cousins' Net Worth?
Robin Cousins, age 61, accumulates his net worth from the professional career of skating. As per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an estimated average salary for athletes and sports competitors at $47,710 per year. He might have garnered the net worth in massive amount that ranges in millions of dollar.
Robin had a brilliant take off in his career of skating. He smashed the first national title at the 'novice' level at the age of twelve in 1969 and also became Britain's junior champion two years later in 1971. He then left his school at the age of sixteen to make himself available for the skating.
After his International debut in 1971, he represented the United Kingdom for eight years with four consecutive wins from 1977 to 1980. Not only that he set his Guinness World Record in the longest axel jump and the longest backflip on figure skates reaching 5.81 meters (19 ft 1 in) and 5.48 meters (18 ft) respectively on 16 November 1983.
Robin Cousins presenting his ice skating skill in 1980 (Photo: Getty Images)
After that, he even starred in several professional skating shows such as Holiday on Ice and Ice Capades. He then directed many other skating shows such as The Nutcracker: A Fantasy on Ice, Sleeping Beauty on Ice, The Wizard of Oz on Ice, Toy Story on Ice, and many others.
He has created his ice skating show organization, and toured with professional ice shows Electric Ice and Ice Majesty. To honor his success and contribution, he was inducted to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. In 2016, he joined the Art of the Olympians (AOTO) program.
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Born in 1957 in England, Robin Cousins celebrates his birthday on 17 August. The 61 years old skater's birth sign is Leo. Robin stands the height of 1.83 meters (6 feet).
His father was a professional soccer player, who played for Millwall F.C. as a goalkeeper.