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Yuzuru Hanyu

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Yuzuru Hanyu Biography

A Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu is mostly known as the first Japanese man to win an Olympic gold medal. He won his first medal in figure skating at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

He was also the winner of the second Olympic gold in the 2018 winter games. The game was held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Yuzuru Hanyu Birth Facts, Family and Childhood

Yuzuru Hanyu means “a tight bowstring”, symbolizing trust, strength, and straightness. He was born on 7th December 1994 in Sendai, Japan. He was raised together with his older sister, Saya, in Japan.

His father is a vice-principal in the Izumi Ward of a Junior High School in Sendai city, Miyagi prefecture, and his mother is a housemaker. He holds Japanese citizenship.

Hanyu was always interested in sports. At the age of 4, he started skating after he got inspiration from the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

He saw the match between the Russian skaters Aleksey Yagudin and Yevgeny Plushchenko which spiked his interest in skating. With his hard work and passion, Yuzuru mastered the most difficult moves, the Biellmann spin, and the quadruple jump.

In 2009, he won the Tokyo Junior Grand Prix final with a gold medal, and also following year, he again won a gold medal in the 2010 junior world championships.

Professional Career

Hanyu has an amazing track record. He continued to have remarkable success as he won a silver medal in the Continent championship in both 2011 and 2013. Further, in the 2012 World Championships, he was a bronze winner.

During the 2012- 13 season, he was a winner in the Sochi Grand Prix final with a silver medal. Later in the 2013- 14 season, Hanyu won the gold medal in Fukuoka, Japan Grand Prix Final.

With his amazing success, Hanyu also set a new world record with a score of 101.45 points at the Sochi Games, performing a routine that included a spectacular quadruple toe-loop jump and a virtually perfect triple axle. He was the first-ever skater in a short program to exceed 100 points. Although there were some stumbled in his subsequent free skate, he was the winner with a total score of 280.09 against Canada’s rival Patrick Chan.

Hanyu also made a record of becoming the youngest winner of the Olympic men’s skating title since 1948. He also took part in a new event where he finished fifth. In 2014, he became the first male skater to win world championships and Olympic titles winner in the same year since Yagudin in 2002.

After 3 years, he won his second gold medal in the 2017 World Championships. In addition, He won a second consecutive gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, against Javier Fernandez López (bronze medalist). He made the record of being the first man to win back-to-back Olympic figure skating gold since Dick Button.


  • People’s Honour Award in 2018
  • Japan Medals of Honor- Purple Ribbon in 2014 and 2018
  • Laureus World Sports Awards with the Comeback of the Year, nominated in 2019
  • JOC Sports Award – Newcomer Award in 2009, Best Award in 2013, Special Achievement Award in 2015, and  Special Honor Award in 2018
  • Olympic Special Award in 2014 and 2018
  • Japan Skating Federation- JOC Cup (Most Valuable Player Award) in years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • In the history of the Olympic champion, the first skater to win the championship twice consecutively in 66 years.
  • First male skater (single) to achieve a Super Slam.
  • The first skater to win the Grand Prix Final 4 consecutive times.
  • In the history of skiting, the first skater to successfully land a quadruple loop during a competition.
  • First skater in history to successfully land a quadruple toe loop-triple Axel sequence in competition.
  • The first skater to successfully land 3 quadruple jumps in the second half of a free skating program in the 2017 World Team Trophy.
  • Yazuru ranked first in the world standings for 5 consecutive seasons.

Net Worth and Salary

With his amazing skill and performance in skating, he has earned a hefty sum of money. His net worth is $2 million. Besides this, he has not publicized any details regarding his salary. So, for now, his salary is not known.

Yuzuru Hanyu estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Yuzuru Hanyu in 2020 -2021?   

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Net Worth: 
$2 million

Estimated Net Worth in 2021  $2 million
Previous Year’s Net Worth (2020)  $1 million
Annual Salary Under Review.  
Income Source skater
Net Worth Verification Status Not Verified 

Relationship Status

Yuzuru is currently single. He is young and focused on his career goal. Besides these, there is no news of him being in any kind of relationship.

Age, Height, Weight

Yuzuru is 25 years old and stands tall at a height of 5 ft 8 inches. Besides his body weight is 53kg.

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Last UpdatedOctober 13th, 2021