Is Kurt Browning married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Sonia Rodriguez (born on December 19, 1972) famous as a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada. The pair got married on June 30, 1996, and has already spent over 25 years of conjugal life together. They expanded their family life by welcoming their first child as a son named Gabriel Browning on July 12, 2003. They welcomed their second child as a son named Dillon Browning on August 14, 2007. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Browning:
Who is Kurt Browning?
Born as Kurt Browning, he landed on the planet on June 18, 1966, which makes his age be 55 years old as of 2021. By profession, he is a Canadian figure skater who has gained huge success as a commentator and choreographer as well. He is world-famous for being a four-time World Champion and Canadian national champion.
Early Life and Education
Browning was born in 1966 and his place of birth is in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Talking about his family background, he was born to parents named Dewey Arnold Browning (father) and Neva Browning (mother). He spent most of his early days in Caroline, Alberta.
Professional Life of Kurt Browning
One of his biggest recognition is being a four-time Canadian figure skating champion and World Champion. He has represented his country in three Winter Olympics, first in 1988 where he finished 8th overall, second in 1992 where he finished 6th position overall and third in 1994 where he finished 5th position overall. Kurt was seen carrying the Canadian flag during the opening ceremonies of the 1994 games. He has also earned three World Professional Championships and Canadian Professional Championships.
He secured the first ratified quadruple jump, a toe loop at the 1988 World Championships on March 25, 1988, that took place in Budapest, Hungary. This record was considered and listed in the Guinness Book of Records. He is known for his fast, intricate and lighthearted footwork. He is also in a long rivalry with Brian Boitano whom he narrowly defeated at the 2006 Ice Wars competition.
Personal Life of Kurt
Kurt Browning is married to ballet dancer Sonia Rodriguez since June 30, 1996. They are blessed with two sons named Gabriel Browning and Dillon Browning born in 2003 and 2007 respectively. The beautiful family of four currently resides in Caroline, Alberta. On August 18, 2010, his home located in the Forest Hill area of Toronto caught fire.
Body Measurements: How Tall is Kurt Browning?
Four-time World Champion Kurt Browning stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 7 inches or 170 cm. He weighs about 65 kilograms making him carry a healthy BMI calculation. He is a fitness freak and also started lifting weights under the tutelage of a personal trainer.
What is the Net worth of Kurt Browning?
Canadian figure skater Kurt Browning has an estimated net worth of US$ 5 million. His net worth is not only contributed by his sports career, he is a successful choreographer and commentator. He has made multiple appearances as a commentator turning professional in 1994. He has been working for the CBC at major skating events as a regular color commentator since 2006. Kurt also made his appearance for the 2006 Fox television program Skating with Celebrities. In 2009, he began working as the co-host of Battle of the Blades. Moving towards his choreographic career, he has choreographed multiple programs for figure skaters like Jeremy Abbott, Vaughn Chipeur, Patrick Chan, Kevin Alves, Javier Fernández, Marc-André Craig, Yuzuru Hanyu, Alissa Czisny, Tuğba Karademir, Takeshi Honda, Carolina Kostner, Takahiko Kozuka, Brian Joubert, Tara Lipinski, Lucinda Ruh, Evan Lysacek, Brandon Mroz, Yuka Sato, Yan Han, Tomáš Verner and Jamie Salé / David Pelletier.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Kurt Browning is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Once can find him on Instagram @kbonice and on Twitter @kurtbrowning where he has amassed more than 32k followers.
Kurt Browning is a world-famous figure skater who is also a successful choreographer and commentator. He has earned multiple recognition and represented Canada in various international competitions.