- Started skating at age 2, but became more interested after he saw 1980 Olympic gold medalist Robin Cousins in an ice show.
- Attended high school for five years to focus on good grades and good skating.
- Became the first American male to win the World Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in 2008-09.
- Set a record of 263.66 points in winning his second straight U.S. Figure Skating Championships title in 2010, finishing 25 points ahead of second-place Evan Lysacek and 31 ahead of Johnny Weir.
- Coached by 1994 world champion Yuka Sato.
- Placed 9th in the men's singles at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
- Founded the Jeremy Abbott Training Fund, which aids with figure-skating training expenses for young boys.
- Allison Scott — Mother
- Danny Abbott — Father
- Gwen Abbott — Sister
- Allen Scott — Stepfather
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