Johnny Weir Wiki: Gay, Husband, Divorce, 2018 Olympic Winter, Net Worth
When the person is confident in his own skin and lives life as a blessing, the perspective of people towards him becomes of less importance. Fearless about the opinion and criticism of people, Johnny Weir has lived his life on his own terms and conditions, and that has made him satisfied both personally and professionally. Johnny is an American Skater and television personality who is spreading his magic in 2018 Olympic Winter.
Johnny’s Perception On His Sexuality!
For those who are dying to know about his relationship, let’s us first reveal that Johnny Weir is an openly gay. Johnny, on his book ‘Welcome to My New World’, disclosed his sexuality as a gay and while conversing with People Magazine (2011) confessed that his sexuality has become an essence of his life. He said,
I'm not ashamed to be me. More than anyone else I know, I love my life and accept myself. What's wrong with being unique? I am proud of everything that I am and will become."
In the same book, the skater shared that his parents have always been supportive towards him in the matter of sexuality. On January 2018, Johnny tweeted that he takes sexual orientation as simply as his sex or skin color and doesn’t feel him being a gay has changed anything in his life.
What about Johnny’s Married life?
Johnny was married to the law graduate Victor Voronov on December 30, 2011, at New York City Courthouse. He took to Twitter to reveal the good news where he simply informed the audience about the wedding with a love emoji.
Despite having a beautiful beginning, Johnny and Victor’s married life ran smoothly only for three years. In May 2014, Victor accused him of domestic violence for which Johnny was even arrested. However, Johnny, with accessonline.com on March 20, 2014, denied the accusations and shared the whole incident. He said,
“So, we had a fight and then I went to sleep because I had to work the next day, and he came in—very not himself—and asked me to lay with him in the biblical sense, and when I refused, the altercation between us started. I was defending myself, and it’s unfortunate that there was a mark left on his body, because as soon the police came to our home, the first thing he did was show this mark, so I knew then he didn’t really care that much and all he is out to do is hurt me.”
Johnny with his former spouse Victor. (Source: nydailynews.com)
The skater, who claimed he lost the objectives of life and felt isolated due to the dysfunctional marriage, separated from ex-husband, Victor in 2015. After the divorce, Victor got engaged with the ice dancer, Joti Polizoakis.
Professional life and Net Worth:
Johnny is well known as the American figure skater and sports commentator. He was inspired to take skating as a career after seeing Oksana Baiul won the gold medal at 1994 Olympics.
Previously, he took the lesson of roller skates before stepping forward. He had won the bronze medal at World Figure Skating Championship, 2008.
Johnny also got succeeded to win two times bronze medal at the Grand Prix Finals. In 2001, he managed to become world junior champion following US national champion for three years (2004-2006).
Johnny also appeared in his own show ‘Be Good Johnny Weir.’ Apart from this, Johnny had also made his appearance on many shows like, ‘When I Was 17’, ‘Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List’ and many more
As of now, Johnny is spreading magic in the 2018 Olympic Winter held in Pyeongchang in the figure skating commentary along with Tara Lipinski. Similarly, Johnny enjoys a net worth of $2 million.
His Short Bio:
According to a wiki source, Johnny Weir was born on July 2, 1984, in Coatesville, PA. His current age is 33 years old. Johnny has the height of around 5 feet 7 inches. His ethnicity is white. Johnny’s parents are Patti and John. He had attended the University of Delaware.