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Irina Slutskaya: Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Irina Slutskaya was born on 9th February 1979 in Moscow, Russia. Her birth name is Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya. Her mother was a former cross-country skier for the Soviet Union. She became interested in skating since her childhood years and began skating at the age of four. Likewise, she graduated Moscow Academy of Physical culture in 2000. Irina holds Russian nationality and belongs to Russian ethnicity. She has 5 feet 2 inches height and 49 Kg weight. She has dark brown hair colour and blue eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Irina Slutskaya: Career
Irina Slutskaya began her career as a promising junior skater by winning the bronze medal at the 1994 World Junior Championships, held in December 1993 in Colorado Springs. Then, in the 1994–1995 season, she continued her rise; after winning the 1995 World Junior title in November 1994 in Budapest, she took bronze at 1995 Russian Championships to qualify for her first senior ISU Championship. At the 1995 European Championships, she came back from a fall in the short program to skate the third best free skating and rose to fifth overall.
In figure skating, Irina won the silver medal for her country at the 2002 Winter Olympics and became the second Russian ever to win a medal in the women’s event. Moreover, she has a credit as a writer. She is the two-time World Champion (2002 and 2005), six-time European Champion (1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2005), four-time Russian National Champion (2000, 2001, 2002, and 2005), four-time ISU Grand Prix Final Champion (2000, 2001, 2002, and 2005). Additionally, she is the first Russian woman to win the European Championships, the first woman to perform a triple salchow-triple loop-double toe in competition, the first woman to perform a triple lutz-triple loop in competition and the first woman to perform a Biellmann spin from each foot. Likewise, Irina also has a credit as an actress.
Irina Slutskaya: Relationship
The 39 years old, Irina Slutskaya is a married woman. She is married to her boyfriend Sergei Mikheev in August 1999. The couple met each other three years earlier at a summer camp near Moscow, where Sergei was a physical education instructor. Together the couple has two children; a son named Artem in November 2007 in Moscow and a daughter named Varvara in October 2010.
Irina Slutskaya: Net Worth and Online Presence
The multi-talented woman, Irina Slutskaya has earned the decent income from her career. However, she hasn’t revealed her net worth yet. Irina is fairly active over the social media. She has a number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Instagram. She has over 140k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 6k followers.