|Real Name/Full Name||Mikaela Pauline Shiffrin|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Mikaela Shiffrin|
|Birth Place:||Vail, Colorado, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||13 March 1995|
|Age/How Old:||27 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 64 Kg
In Pounds – 140 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Jeff Shiffrin
Mother – Eileen Shiffrin
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||February 2023|
Mikaela Pauline Shiffrin, who is popularly known as Mikaela Shiffrin, is an American alpine skier. She is the winner of two Gold Medals and also won the World Cup. Among her success is three-times World Cup Champion overall and four times world champion in Slalom. She appears to be the youngest alpine skiing champion in Olympic history from Slalom when she was only 18 years.
Well, how well do you know about Mikaela Shiffrin? If not much, here is what we know about Mikaela Shiffrin to date.
Biography and Early Life
Mikaela Shiffrin was born on 13 March 1995 in Vail, Colorado. She is the daughter of Jeff and Eileen Shiffrin. Her father is a former skier who came from Northerneastern in the United States. Her mother, on the other hand, was a racer at her high school in Northwestern Massachusetts. Her older brother was born in 1992 and raced at the University of Denver.
Her family relocated to New Hampshire, a rural area near Lyme, when she was eight years after her father went to work in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center as an anesthesiologist. Her father later got another job in Denver after five years.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Mikaela Shiffrin in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Mikaela Shiffrin’s age is 27 years old as of today’s date 1st February 2023 having been born on 13 March 1995. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 140 lbs in Pound and 64 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.
Shiffrin attended the same school as his elder brother, Burke Mountain Academy. It is a ski academy which is in North-eastern Vermont. She shortly went with her parents to Colorado but later returned to Burke.
She started participating in a competition from a young age and won Slalom and GS when she was 14 years. She won Nor-Am Cup Super-Combined at the age of 15, which was the minimum requirement.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Shiffrin is currently not married and does not have children yet. She has been in a relationship with Mathieu Faivre, who is also an alpine skier. Although she has tried to keep her personal information away from the limelight, she disclosed it via her Instagram. She regularly posts a picture of her enjoying with her boyfriend on her official handle.
Is Mikaela Shiffrin Lesbian?
No. Shiffrin is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor bisexual and has no such rumors. She has been into a serious relationship with Mathieu Faivre, which is going on well. Although she is actually very busy, her relationship life is doing well.
Mikaela began her professional career on 11 March 2010 when she made her World Cup debut. This was after her success in Slalom. She then won the US National Championships title at Slalom at Winter Park, Colorado. She ended up as the youngest American to earn the national alpine crown in ski racing.
During the 2012 season in Alpine Skiing World Cup, she participated in her first World Cup podium, which took place on 29 December 2011. At the age of 17, she won her first World Cup race, becoming the second-youngest to win this cup behind Judy Nagei. In the 2014 season, which started in October 2013, she won a Slalom at Levi. She became the runner-up in giant slalom at Beaver Creek. She then took the first position at Bormio in a two-run Slalom race.
The 2015 season started in October 2014, making her first World Cup win in giant slalom. Although she had some problems at first, she emerged winner of the World Championship in slalom. She won the two slalom races with large margins in the 2016 season. She started the 2017 season with a second-place win in giant slalom. She then won at Levi in the slalom on 12 November 2016. At Killington, she finished the fifth position in giant slalom.
Her 2018 season started by finishing the fifth position at Solden. In between, she won several races, and this was followed by a super-G race win in the 2019 season on 2 December 2018. She won her second Super-G title on 8 December 2018 at St. Moritz. Although she missed the first race of the 2021 season due to a back problem, she emerged top at the 2021 World Championships held in Cortina dÁmpezzo.
Mikaela has received various titles and trophies from her career. For this, she has been ranked as one of the best alpine skiers in the world. Some of her trophies include; Gold Medal in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018 IN Schladming, Sochi Olympics, Beaver Creek, St. Moritz, and Pyeongchang, respectively. In Pyeongchang 2018, she won a silver medal.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mikaela Shiffrin in 2023
Shiffrin, as one of the most successful women in the skiing game, has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2023. She has acquired her income mostly from the various tournaments that she has won. Recently, she won $738 000 after 12 races win in the World Cup. Apart from skiing, she is also featured in television programs which also contribute to her earnings.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- From when she was a child, she had an anxiety disorder which she has been undergoing treatment, and also hyperactive type ADHD.
- Janica Kostelic, a former Croatian ski racer was her role model while growing up.
Mikaela Shiffrin is a recognized sportswoman in the whole world. She has achieved a lot from her skiing career for the short time she has been active. She has won various medals and several Olympic championships. Hard work and determination are what have been guiding her all through thus the great success.