Adam Rippon

United States

Adam Rippon Bio

Who is Adam Rippon

Adam Richard Rippon aka Adam Rippon is an American figure skater. He is the winner of 2016 U.S. National Championship and 2010 Four Continents Championships.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania as the eldest child to Kelly and Rick Rippon. He grew up along with his five siblings. He was born with hearing impairment and had to go through the surgery to fix it. He learned skating at an early age of 10.

Interesting Facts

According to the source, he would be competing on season 26 of Dancing with the Stars. He earns a lucrative amount from his career as an Olympian. His current estimated net worth is $2 million.

Personal Life

He is openly gay and is currently dating Jussi-Pekka Kajaala of Finland. He met his boyfriend Kajaala via Tinder where the duo used to chat and eventually started hanging out together. He ended the relationship with his ex in a friendly manner while is engaged to his new boyfriend now.


He received the silver medal at Novice level at the 2005 U.S. Championships followed by 2008 and 2009 World Junior Championships, 2007-2008 Junior Grand Prix Final and the 2008 U.S. Junior national title. He is the winner of the 2010 Four Continents Championships and the 2016 U.S. National Championships. Likewise, he also received the bronze medal in the figure skating team event in the Winter Olympics.


He didn't attend the celebration gathering at the White House and stated that he will not stand with people who discriminate against those that they perceive as different.