|Apollo Ohno Quick Info|
|height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Date of birth||May 22, 1982|
Apollo Ohno is an American former short-track speed skater, TV personality and entrepreneur, best known for winning 8 medals (2 ‘Gold’, 2 ‘Silver’ and 4 ‘Bronze’). Winter Olympic Games between 2002 and 2010. He had won 21 medals (8 ‘Gold’, 7 ‘Silver’ and 6 ‘Bronze’). World Short Track Speed Skating Championship between 1999 and 2009; 2 medals (1 ‘Gold’ in 2008 and 1 ‘Bronze’ in 2009) World Short Track Speed Skating Team Championship, and ‘Gold’ medal in 1999 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships, Most Decorated American Athlete in Winter Olympic Games (as of February 2022), he was inducted into the ‘US Olympic Hall of Fame’ in 2019. Since retiring from the sport in 2010, he has worked as an entrepreneur, TV host, and motivational speaker, best recognized for him. TV game show revival host minutes to win it (2013-2014). He also worked as a commentator National Broadcasting Company (NBC) 2014 coverage Winter Olympic Games Sochi and 2018. In Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. He has pursued entrepreneurial interests in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, infrastructure development, software/hardware technologies and health/wellness supplements. He had invested in a Finnish company called . is called aura health and A. is co-founder oflysian scienceA health supplement company.
name at birth
Apollo Anton Ohno
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States
United States of america
Apollo, after graduating his high school, had joined University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, a public research university. He studied business there.
Short-track speed skater (retired), TV personality, entrepreneur
- father – Yuki Ohno (hair stylist, hair salon owner)
- Mother — Jerry Lee
- other – He has an older half-brother.
Apollo Ohno’s net worth was $10 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
girlfriend / spouse
Apollo has dated –
- allison beaver (2004-2009)
- Bianca Stam (2016-present)
Caste / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Asian and White)
He is of Japanese descent on his father’s side and of European-American descent on his mother’s side.
- toned physique
- side-cropped, pointed hair
- friendly smile
- clean shaven look
- mole on neck
Apollo is sponsored by –
- General Electric Company
- The Century Council
- coco cola
- Alaska Airlines
He has also served as the brand ambassador of the Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega SA,
Facts of Apollo Ohno
- Apollo’s parents divorced when he was a child after which he was mainly raised by his father.
- His father named him Apollo by combining the Greek words ‘apo’ (move away) and ‘lo’ (look out; here he comes).
- When he was 12 years old, he won the Washington State Swimming Championships in the breaststroke category. He later gave up swimming and moved to inline speed skating.
- In 1997, at age 14, he became the youngest US national champion and was the reigning champion from 2001 to 2009. In December 1999, he became the youngest skater to win one. world Cup event title.
- In 2007, she won the fourth season of the competitive dance-based reality TV show dancing with the Stars.
- 2010 onwards Winter Olympic Gameshe had established Apollo Anton Ohno Foundation and had partnered with other charitable organizations to discourage drinking from an early age.
- he had served as a special olympics ‘Global Ambassador’ before 2015 world summer games which was held in Los Angeles.
- In February 2022, he released a book titled hard axle who described his journey to become a Olympic The athlete, his life from track, and his transition to entrepreneurship.
Featured image by Apollo Ohno / Instagram