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Apolo Ohno is a retired short-track speed skater, athlete, and actor from the United States. He has won eight medals in the Winter Olympics (two gold, two silver, and four bronze). In 2019, Apolo was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame.

Quick Info
Full NameApolo Ohno
Date Of Birth22nd of May, 1982
Birth PlaceFederal Way, Washington, United States of America (USA)
Parent(s)Yuki Ohno and Jerrie Lee
OccupationSpeed Skater, Athlete, and Actor
Body MeasurementN/A
Height5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters)
Weight65.7 kg (145 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Zodiac SignGemini
EthnicityMixed (Japanese and European)
Martial StatusDating
Wife(s)/Partner(s)Bianca Stam
Net Worth$10 Million


Apolo Ohno was born on the 22nd of May, 1982 in Federal Way, Washington, United States of America (USA). Apolo Ohno was born to parents Yuki Ohno and Jerrie Lee. His mother is European-American and his father is Japanese. When he was a child, Ohno’s parents divorced, leaving him in the care of his father. Yuki’s Diffusion Salon was operated by his father, who worked as a hairstylist.

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He had to work long shifts as a single father to provide for his son, which he found difficult. He’d hire child care services to look after Apolo while he was at work. When his son was six years old, Yuki enrolled him in competitive swimming and quad-speed roller skating. He joined Pattison’s Team Xtreme and went on to become a national inline speedskating champion and world record holder.

Apolo’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed (Japanese and European). His zodiac sign is Gemini and he is 38 years old at the moment.

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Physical Features

Apolo Ohno stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) on average. Ohno is 65.7 kg in weight (145 lbs). Apolo’s other physical measurements are not currently available to the public. Apolo has black hair and the color of his eyes is brown.

Love Life

Anyone would be hard-pressed to believe Apolo Ohno isn’t married, given his success and good looks. Surprisingly, because he is a member of the bachelors club, this is the case. Nonetheless, Ohno is currently in a romantic relationship with Bianca Stam.

Bianca is a professional actor and model. She also runs the Italian restaurant “Bar Roma” in Andersonville, Chicago. Apart from that, Stam has appeared in two films so far. She also produced and acted in the films The Beauty Machine and Chasing the Dragon.

About three years ago, the couple met in an art gallery. Since then, the two have been immersed in their love. Apolo frequently posts photos of himself and his girlfriend.

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Apolo Ohno began skating when he was six years old. While his father worked long shifts, he enrolled him in such activities to keep him occupied. After watching the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, he became interested in short-track speed skating when he was 13 years old. His father used to take him to short-track races all across the northwest United States and Canada.

Even though he was too young to train full-time, he enrolled at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center. Apolo was the overall winner of the 1997 U.S. Senior Championships. He took gold in the 1500 meters, silver in the 300 meters, and fourth in the 500 meters, making him the youngest individual to win the title.

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Apolo Ohno then enrolled at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center at the age of 14 to train at the senior level. He won the World Championship overall in 2008, as well as the World Cup overall in 2001, 2003, and 2005. In addition, he took first place in two Olympic Games, eight World Championships, and one World Team Championship.

In 2010, he announced his retirement from the sport. Following his retirement, he entered the entertainment industry and was paired with Julianne Hough on the fourth season of the American reality show Dancing with the Stars.

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Social Media

Apolo Ohno is present on Instagram and Twitter. He has 81.3K followers on his Instagram account (@apoloohno) and 253.7K followers on his Twitter account (@ApoloOhno).

Net Worth

As of 2021, Apolo’s net worth is expected to be $10 million USD. This includes his property, funds, and earnings. His work as a skater, athlete, actor and entrepreneur is his principal source of income. Ohno has amassed wealth through a variety of sources of income, although he wants to live a modest lifestyle.

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