American Female Figure Skaters

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite American Female Figure Skaters
 1 
Nancy Kerrigan
(American Former Figure Skater and Olympic Silver Medalist )
Nancy Kerrigan
down214
Birthdate: October 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States
Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is best known for her 1993 U.S. Figure Skating Championship win. She has also won medals at the 1991 and 1992 World Championships and the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics. She was attacked and injured by a man hired by her rival Tonya Harding’s former husband. 
 2 
Tara Lipinski
(Figure Skater)
Tara Lipinski
down318
Birthdate: June 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
 3 
Michelle Kwan
(Figure skater)
Michelle Kwan
down241
Birthdate: July 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
 4 
Dorothy Hamill
(Figure Skater)
Dorothy Hamill
down128
Birthdate: July 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Dorothy Hamill is a retired figure skater whose efforts gave the United States of America an Olympic gold at the 1976 Winter Olympics. Despite suffering from chronic depression for much of her adult life, Dorothy Hamill served as a mentor to Rachael Flatt, who won the gold medal at the 2008 World Junior Figure Skating Championships.

 5 
Kristi Yamaguchi
(Figure skater)
Kristi Yamaguchi
down145
Birthdate: July 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
 6 
Tonya Harding
(American Former Figure Skater)
Tonya Harding
down127
Birthdate: November 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

American figure skater, Tonya Harding, was the 1991 and 1994 US champion but her 1994 title was taken away after a controversy erupted regarding her ex-husband. He was charged with planning an attack on a rival American skater, Nancy Kerrigan. Tonya Harding was banned for life by the US Figure Skating Association after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice.

 7 
Meryl Davis
(Ice dancer)
Meryl Davis
down123
Birthdate: January 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
You May Like
 8 
Mirai Nagasu
(Figure skater)
Mirai Nagasu
down143
Birthdate: April 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montebello, California
 9 
Peggy Fleming
(American figure skater)
Peggy Fleming
down108
Birthdate: July 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
 10 
Sasha Cohen
(Figure skater)
Sasha Cohen
down108
Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westwood, California, United States
 11 
Lynn-Holly Johnson
(Figure skater)
Lynn-Holly Johnson
down107
Birthdate: December 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 12 
Sarah Hughes
(Figure Skater)
Sarah Hughes
down105
Birthdate: May 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Great Neck, New York, United States
 13 
Surya Bonaly
(Figure skater)
Surya Bonaly
down108
Birthdate: December 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nice, France
 14 
Carol Heiss
(Actress)
Carol Heiss
down102
Birthdate: January 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 15 
Tenley Albright
(Figure Skater)
Tenley Albright
down103
Birthdate: July 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newton Centre, Newton, Massachusetts, United States

Olympic figure-skating champion Tenley Albright was also a Harvard Medical School alumna and a qualified surgeon. A bout of mild polio in childhood couldn’t deter her spirit, and she ended up becoming the first female figure skater from the U.S. to win a gold medal at the Olympics.

 16 
Janet Lynn
(Figure skater)
Janet Lynn
down37
Birthdate: April 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, United States
 17 
Alexia Paganini
(Figure skater)
Alexia Paganini
down35
Birthdate: November 15, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
 18 
Dianne Holum
(Speed Skater)
Dianne Holum
down1
Birthdate: May 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 19 
Karol Kennedy
(Figure skater)
Karol Kennedy
down0
Birthdate: February 14, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shelton, Washington, United States
Died: June 25, 2004