How rich is Peggy Fleming?
Peggy Fleming Net Worth:
|Birth date:||July 27, 1948|
|Birth place:||San Jose, California, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Profession:||Figure Skater, Athlete, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Greg Jenkins (m. 1970)|
|Children:||Andy Jenkins, Todd Jenkins|
|Parents:||Albert Eugene Fleming, Doris Elizabeth Fleming|
|Movies:||Blades of Glory, Olympic Figure Skating|
Peggy Fleming net worth, wiki & biography:
Peggy Fleming is one of the very well-known figure skaters in America and she’s got an estimated net worth of $8 million. Born Peggy Gail Fleming on July 27, 1948 in San Jose, California, she started skating at age nine on the guidance of her father when the family moved to Cleveland. She concluded 4th place at the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. In 1967, she was named Sportsman of the Year by ABC’s Wide World of Sports. She earned five U.S. titles from 1964 to 1968, three World titles from 1966 to 1968, and the gold medal in the 1968 Olympics in Grenoble, France. Her award was the sole gold medal that the U.S. Olympic team won in the 1968 Winter Games. She was named 1968 Female Athlete of the Year from the Associated Press. In 1983, she was inducted to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame as a charter member.
Peggy Fleming Net Worth $8 Million
In the 1993 national sports study performed by the Associated Press, Fleming was ranked as the 3rd most popular sportsman in America behind fellow Olympians Mary Lou Retton and Dorothy Hamill. In 1998, she was diagnosed with breast cancer that was fortunately detected in the early stages. The Associated had a successful operation and since then she became a breast cancer activist who urges not procrastinating and promoters for early discovery. Through the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Peggy Fleming is mentioned very conspicuously in the Peanuts comic strip, with the character of Snoopy having a crush on her. In 2007, she appeared as a judge in the picture Blades of Glory. On February 22, 2011, Trey Anastasio Band performed a tune about her titled “Peggy”.