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Meryl Davis Biography

Birth Name:
Meryl Davis
Birth Place:
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Figure skater

Fast Facts

  • Began skating at age 5
  • Was diagnosed with dyslexia at age 8
  • Also has problems with depth perception
  • Was in the National Honor Society in high school
  • Grew up living 10 minutes away from future ice dancing partner Charlie White
  • With White, became the first U
  • S
  • ice dancing team to win the World Championships, when they did so in 2011
  • Won a silver medal at 2010 Olympics in Vancouver
  • With White, became the first Americans to win ice-dancing gold at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia
  • Davis and White train with their closest rivals, Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, in Michigan
  • Her charity work includes volunteering with St
  • Jude Children's Hospital