- Practiced jumping on roller skates in his family basement and first tried ice skating on a cornfield near his home.
- Chose ice skating over equestrian pursuits at the age of 12.
- Won the gold medal at the 2001 World Junior Championships.
- Captured three consecutive golds at the U.S. National Championships, from 2004 to '06.
- Taught Kathy Griffin how to skate in the 2006 season finale of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.
- Performed a skating routine to Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" at 2009 New York's Fashion Week, where he previously walked the runway for Heatherette.
- Profiled in the 2009 documentary Pop Star on Ice and the 2010 Sundance Channel reality series Be Good Johnny Weir.
- Retired from competitive skating in 2013 and joined NBC as a commentator for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
- Victor Voronov — Husband (separated)
- John Weir — Father
- Patti Weir — Mother
- Brian Weir — Brother
- Attended University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States
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