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Tonya Harding Net Worth, Career, Personal Life, Biography And More

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Tonya Harding is an American former Olympic skater. He is a skating champion and has won the 1991 Figure Skating Championships. He was ranked at the 2nd spot in the World Championships. She is the first American who managed to be a part of the triple axel in competition. She has been involved in alleged involvement in an attack on the fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan.

Reference link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonya_Harding

Net Worth

Tonya Harding has a net worth of $30,000.Harding was a professional boxer at some time. She also competed in ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” in 2018. Tonya has earned her net worth from her professional skating career.

Early Life

Tonya Maxene Harding was born on November 12, 1970, in Portland, Oregon. His mother was a waitress, and her father had several jobs. Harding suffered from physical and psychological abuse from her mother. Tonya was raped by someone who was his acquaintance in 1991. She was also molested by her half-brother when she was a child.

Skating Career

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Tonya came began training with coach Dody Teachman and won the Skate America competition. In the U.S. Figure Skating Championship, Harding was placed at the seventh spot as she suffered from asthma and the flu. She won the U.S. Ladies’ Singles title and was placed third in the U.S. Figure Skating Championship.  Harding won the 1994 U.S. Championship but her title was taken away after her involvement in the Nancy Kerrigan scandal.

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Nancy Kerrigan Attack

During a practice session for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, a man attacked Nancy Kerrigan and he stroked her right knee several times. It was rumored that the attacker was hired by Tonya’s ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly. Harding denied the rumors but the assailant Shane Stant revealed that Tonya helped plan the events. Tonya was sentenced to three years of probation and was fined $100,000.

Boxing Career

Tonya participated in her first professional boxing match but she lost to Samantha Browning. She was also a part of the celebrity boxing match on “The Man Show“. Tonya canceled an Oakland, California, boxing match because someone was giving her death threats.

Personal Life

15-year-old Tonya was dating 17-year-old Jeff Gillooly. They got married on March 18, 1990. They divorced in August 1993, but her husband continued to manage her skating career. They got together again and rented a Beavercreek chalet to live together again in 1994. Harding got married to Michael Smith and separated from him as well. She later got married to Joseph Price on June 23, 2010. They had a son together, on February 19, 2011.

Tonya saved the life of 81-year-old Alice Olson and saved her by performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on the woman. Harding was arrested as she attacked her boyfriend Darren Silver. The judge also ordered Tonya to take anger management classes. Harding did a wide variety of odd part-time jobs and worked as a painter, welder, deck builder. Tonya had a successful figure skating and boxing career during her life.

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