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Nancy Kerrigan Biography

Birth Name:
Nancy Ann Kerrigan
Birth Place:
Stoneham, Massachusetts, United States
Figure Skater, author, producer

Fast Facts

  • Won the bronze medal in women's singles at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France
  • Despite a vicious attack orchestrated by rival Tonya Harding just weeks before the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, Kerrigan managed to score a silver medal in women's singles
  • Was the subject of a musical entitled Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera, which details the events of the 1994 scandal between the athletes
  • Performed in a 2016 ABC figure-skating special alongside her three children
  • Because of her mother's visual impairment, she founded the Nancy Kerrigan Foundation to support visually impaired persons
  • Produced a documentary called Why Don't You Lose Five Pounds? to raise awareness about the prevalence of eating disorders among athletes


  • Mark Kerrigan -- Brother
  • Michael Kerrigan -- Brother
  • Nicole Elizabeth Solomon -- Daughter
  • Dan Kerrigan -- Father
  • Jerry Solomon -- Husband
  • Brenda Kerrigan -- Mother
  • Brian Solomon -- Son
  • Matthew Solomon -- Son
  • Clayton Solomon -- Stepson