Sarah Elizabeth Hughes is an American Figure skater and her career in skating has contributed a lot in her net worth. She seems to be single right now as she is more focused on her career or maybe she i looking for her soulmate.
Early Life & Education
The 31-years-old Sarah Hughes is the fourth of six children. She grew up in Great Neck, New York. Her father John Hughes is a Canadian of Irish descent and one of the captains of Cornell University ice hockey team and her mother is jew who survived breast cancer.
World bronze medalist in ladies’ winner Sarah Hughes studied Great Neck North High School. In 2003, she attended Yale University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in U.S. politics and communities on 25 May 2009. Currently, she is a student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Sarah’s skating career
At the age of 3, Sarah Hughes started skating. In the year 1997-1998 season, she won the junior title at the 1988 U.S. Championship. In November 1998, She also took at the At the 1999 World Junior Championship.
From the 1999-2000 season, Sarah Hughes made her debut in Grand Prix and won the bronze medal at the 1999 Trophee Lalique. She received the bronze medal at the 2000 U.S. Championships. Sarah placed 5th at the 2000 World Championships.
From 2000 to 2001 season, Sarah Hughes received 3 medals on the Grand Prix circuit and received the bronze medal at the 2000-2001 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. Hughes won the silver medal at the 2001 U.S. Championships. She won the bronze medal at the 2001 Worlds.
From 2001 to 2002 season, Sarah Hughes competed again on the Grand Prix, won the 2001 Skate Canada International and placing second. She won the bronze medal at the 2002 U.S. Championships to succeed for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Sarah Hughes seemed on the cover of Time magazine just a week before the opening of the 2002 Olympics. At the 2002 Olympics, she placed 4th in the short program and after that, she won the long program, as the 3 contenders.
Sarah Hughes won the free skate, with Irina Slutskaya placing 2nd in that serving, ahead of Kwan. Hence, the final standing was Sarah in first, Slutskaya in 2nd and Kwan in 3rd. Hughes is the only American woman to win the Olympic entitle without ever having won either the World or U.S. senior national title.
Hughes after Olympics
After Sarah Hughes Olympic win, she was honoured with a parade in her birthplace of Great Neck, Politician Hillary Clinton spoke at the event and stated it Sarah Hughes Day. She was honoured with the James E. Sullivan Award as the top unprofessional athlete in the United States.
In 2002, Sarah Hughes biography, “Sudden Champion: The Sarah Hughes Story”, was written by Richard Krawiec.
Sarah Hughes is active in various social causes and sports organisations, such as the Women’s Sports Foundation. In current years, she given her support to the Skate for Hope organisation, which holds skating events to increase funds for breast cancer research and alertness. She also continues to skate nowadays.
Hughes Personal Life
If talking about Sarah Hughes personal life, she kept her life a secret. There aren't any rumours yet about her boyfriend and dating. She is still single and unmarried. Sarah seems like she is very much dedicated to her work and doing social work on her free time that she has no time for romance in her life. Or maybe, she is waiting for Mr Right. Well, Sarah Hughes never speaks in social media about a boyfriend and dating life.
The talented and many award winner Sarah Hughes has an estimated net worth of thousands of dollars. Her success in skating has contributed a lot in her net worth.