Is Adam Rippon married? No, he isn’t. However, he is dating Jussi-Pekka Kajaala since 2018. He revealed that they met through a dating app named Tinder. They talked with each other for seven months and finally decided to start their romantic relationship.
He is openly gay which he came out for the first time on October 2, 2015. He was seen wearing a harness designed by Moschino at the 90th Academy Awards in March 2018. He was also rumored to have dated gay YouTuber Tyler Oakley but the verified source isn’t available. Adam was featured in Oakley’s video in February 2018.
In addition to that, he was also said to have been romantically linked with fellow Olympian Gus Kenworthy. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Rippon:
Who is Adam Rippon?
Adam Rippon was born on November 11, 1989, which makes his age be 31 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is one of the established American figure skaters. He is noted for being the winner of the 2016 U.S. National Championships as well as the 2010 Four Continents Championships.
As a junior, he has earned the 2008 and 2009 World Junior Championships making him garner worldwide attention in his early days. He was the part of the 2018 Winter Olympics which has held in Pyeongchang, South Korea representing his nation, the United States of America. He was able to make a bronze medal during the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Early Life and Education
Rippon was born in 1989 and his place of birth is in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was born to the parents named Kelly (mother) and Rick Rippon (father). He was born as the eldest child to his parents out of six. He was born with the disorder of hearing issue for which he went through surgery at Yale University. Luckily, the surgery made him capable to listen perfectly.
He was inspired by his mother who used to take him to the rink and skate together. It was his mother who discovered the outstanding potentiality of Adam in skating at the age of 10. Soon, he was taken to be trained under Yelena Sergeeva until 2007. When Rippon was 15 years old, his parents got divorced.
Career and Professional Life
Rippon has been skating from the age of 10 where he was coached by Yelena Sergeeva (2000 to 2007). He earned the silver medal in the 2004–05 season at the 2005 U.S. Championships at the Novice level. He went to compete in the junior level and participated at the 2005–06 ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Croatia. There he was placed in the sixth position.
He finished 11th at the junior level at the 2006 U.S. Championships. After leaving the coaching of Yelena Sergeeva, he went to work with Nikolai Morozov at the Ice House in Hackensack.
He competed in the 2007–08 ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit in the 2007–08 season. He made gold medal in his name at the Harghita Cup in Miercurea Ciuc, Romania. At the Sofia Cup in Sofia, Bulgaria, he was able to earn the silver medal. He set a record by being the first person to break 200 points at a Junior level competition at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final.
He earned the junior title at the 2008 U.S. Championships. He won the gold medal after earning the trip to the 2008 Junior Worlds. He started receiving training from Brian Orser in December 2008 after moving to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The change of his coaching was officially announced on January 2, 2009.
He finished seventh in his senior-level national debut at the 2009 U.S. Championships. He made a big success by during the first person to earn the two World Junior titles. He continued a successful professional athletic career in the following seasons. He also earned gold at the 2016 U.S. Championships.
He was able to receive the standing ovation from the audience. He sprained his left ankle on January 6, 2017, during an off-ice warmup. Rippon has made his retirement announcement from competitive figure skating in November 2018.
Adam Rippon isn’t married yet but is in the relationship with Jussi-Pekka Kajaala. It is useless to talk about his wife or girlfriend as Adam is an openly gay which he came out on October 2, 2015.
Adam has also maintained a good relationship with his younger siblings named Tyler Rippon, Brady Rippon, Dagny Rippon, Sawyer Rippon and Jordan Rippon. He is very close to his mother who raised him as a single parent.
Moving to Adam Rippon’s body measurements, he has an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches and weighs about 65 kilograms. He has maintained an athletic build body structure and gives special emphasis on his diet, nutrition and workout activities.
Salary and Net worth
The winner of the 2016 U.S. National Championships, American figure skater Adam Rippon has an estimated net worth of 4 million USD. He has also been the part of the popular show Dancing with the Stars in its season 26 as a participant. His dance partner was Jenna Johnson and together they won the competition.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of skater Adam Rippon is presented by various wiki sites including his Wikipedia and IMDb. You can find him on Twitter @Adaripp where he has been followed by more than 580k followers now. Find him on Instagram @adaripp where he is being followed by over 1 million followers now.