|Celebrated Name:||Scott Hamilton|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Scott Scovell Hamilton|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 28, 1958|
|Birth Place:||Toledo, Ohio|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Tracie Robinson|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Maxx Hamilton, Aidan McIntosh Hamilton & daughter Evelyn|
|Is Scott Hamilton Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Figure Skater, Actor, and TV producer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
The American born Scott Hamilton started his career as a Skater at the age of 13 and went on to make several milestones in his career, including Winter Olympic Champion in 1984. He is a Christian by birth, and he has a strong faith in Christianity. Once he said in testimony, “I understand that through a strong relationship with Jesus, you can endure anything, God is there to guide you through the tough spots. God is there every single time, every single time.
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Early Life & Biography
Scott Hamilton was born on 28th August 1958 in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA. Scott Hamilton went to the Crim Elementary School, but then at the age of 13, he started taking training in ice skating with Pierre Brunet. He is a former figure skater, won the US championship four years in a row between 1981 and 1984, also four World Championships, and a gold medal in the 1984 Winter Olympic Games.
He is best known for his backflip move, which only a few skaters could accomplish. He started his sports career in the mid-`70s and retired in the early 2000s. Scott Hamilton has later associated with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the 90s. He also became a global ambassador to the Special Olympics. Hamilton has suffered, in his lifetime, two different types of cancer, testicular cancer, and a brain tumor, both resolved later.
Scott has been married to Tracie since 20002; the couple has two children. His height is 5’3” inches, apparently because of health issues when he was a child. However, his troubles didn`t stop there, and in 1997 he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, which after several surgical operations were eliminated. Then he was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2004, and on two more occasions, received the same news, despite several operations and therapies. Nevertheless, Scott didn`t flinch and continued his fight against the terrible disease. Hamilton is the adopted son of Dorothy and Ernest S. Hamilton, who also had another adopted son, and a biological daughter named Susan.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 28 August 1958, Scott Hamilton is 64 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. Hamilton’s height is 5′ 3″ (1.60m) tall, and his weight 65 Kgs.
Scott reached No. 3 in the US Figure Skating Championships, in his amateur debut in the 1980s, which helped him to join the U.S Olympic team and he stood 5th in his first Winter Olympics. Scott dominated the U.S Championships even in his breakout year 1981, giving an amazing performance, which made the people fall in love with the talented sophomore. Scott continued his winning spree on ice, and won every U.S Championships until 1984, crowning his amateur career with the gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games.
This success made him professional that same year, and became a part of the Ice Capades, touring the USA for two years before starting his own venture “Scotts Hamilton`s “Stars on Ice.” Until 2001, he was the important figure in the tour, alongside Rosalynn Sumners, but he subsequently retired. The success of his venture boosted his net worth by a considerable margin, over and above touring through the USA, they also made an impact across Europe.
Scott was longing to write a book and wanted to share the secret of his success. He wrote the book The Great Eight, in 2009 where he shared the secrets of his happiness although he overcame numerous challenges and disappointments throughout his life. After a long gap, he wrote the book Finish First: Winning Changes Everything, in 2018, which is about the value of competition, published by Thomas Nelson.
Awards & Achievements
His astounding performance in skating dominated his figure throughout the 80s and 90s. Scott made his Olympic preparation at the age of 13 with world-famous skater Pierre Brunet. But due to the financial crisis developed later, he could not continue his training, and he had to give up his Olympic dream. However, a God sent help came suddenly from Philanthropist and skating fan, Helen M. McLoraine, and this gesture made Scott be passionate about helping others for life. Scott won 4 World Championship in a row and 4 US championship and a Gold Medal for Singles in 1984.
Net worth & Salary of Scott Hamilton in 2023
As of May 2023, Scott’s total Net worth is $35 million, accumulated through his successful career as a figure skater. Also, his net worth improved thanks to Also through various appearances on TV he further added to his kitty, including in such TV series and films as “On Edge” and “Blades of Glory,” among others.
Make-A-Wish Foundation, in 1990, honored Hamilton as the Foundation’s 1st ever “Celebrity Wish Granter of the Year.” Thereafter, he founded the Scott Hamilton Cares Foundation, a Charity Trust to help with cancer patient support. As a volunteer with the Special Olympics, he is serving as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador. Scott has helped benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and the Multiple Myeloma Foundation.
Scott has also worked as a commentator for CBS and NBC for many years starting from 1985, which further increased his net worth. Moreover, he made several television appearances in programs like “Roseanne,” “Wanna Bet?” and many others, which also added to his net worth. In 2002, Scott married Tracie Robinson, a nutritionist. Today they live happily in Franklin, Tennessee, with their two sons and a dog.