Sarah Hughes Biography
Sarah Hughes born as Sarah Elizabeth Hughes is an American former competitive figure skater and lawyer. She was named to the Chevrolet/USFSA Scholastic Honors Team for her achievements in 2002 as a scholar-athlete. Hughes is the 2002 Olympic Champion and the 2001 World bronze medalist in ladies’ singles. In addition, Hughes was selected as the March of Dimes Sportswoman of the Year. She is also a spokesperson for Campbell’s Soup’s Labels for Education program.
Sarah Hughes Age
Sara is 35 years as of 2020. She was born on May 2, 1985, in Great Neck, New York, U.S. She celebrates her birthday on May 2nd every year. Her birth sign is Taurus.
Sarah Hughes Height
She stands at a height of 5 Feet 5 inches tall and weighs 122 lbs.
Sarah Hughes Education
Hughes attended Great Neck North High School. In 2003, she began her studies at Yale University where she was in Timothy Dwight College. On May 25, 2009, she graduated from Yale and received a bachelor’s degree in American studies with a concentration in U.S. politics and communities. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School on May 15, 2018.
Sarah Hughes Family
Hughes was born to John Hughes a Canadian of Irish descent and was also one of the captains of the undefeated and untied NCAA champion 1969 to 1970 Cornell University ice hockey team. Her mother is Amy Pastanack a Jewish and is a breast cancer survivor. It led to Hughes becoming an advocate for breast cancer awareness.
Sarah was born on the fourth of six children. She has an older sister, Rebecca Hughes, two older brothers Matt Hughes and David Hughes, and two younger sisters, Emily Hughes and Taylor Hughes. Among her younger sisters is Emily who is also a figure skater. Hughes competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Hughes’ older brother Matt graduated from the police academy and is currently an NYPD Sergeant.
Moreover, Sarah is also the cousin of Gregg “Opie” Hughes, from the Opie and Anthony radio show. In addition, her older sister Rebecca Hughes was the editor of the newspaper at Harvard.
Sarah Hughes Husband, Wedding
Hughes married Amit Mukherjee in the year 2016. The couple got married in a ceremony in Woodbury, New York with over 400 guests. They began dating in 2013 and Amit proposed to Hughes in March 2016 at the site of their first date in New York City. Her husband is a partner at venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates and was named to Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 list for the venture capital industry in 2016.
Sarah Hughes Net Worth
Sarah’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million dollars. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a figure skater. Through her various sources of income, she has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Sarah Hughes Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Sarah
Sarah Hughes Wiki
- Full Names: Sarah Elizabeth Hughes
- Popular As: Sarah
- Gender: Female
- Occupation / Profession: Former Figure Skater and Lawyer
- Nationality: American
- Race / Ethnicity: Not Available
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Sarah Hughes Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 35 years (2020)
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Date of Birth: May 2, 1985
- Place of Birth: Great Neck, New York, U.S
- Birthday: May 2nd
Sarah Hughes Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height / How Tall?: 5 Feet 5 inches tall
- Weight: 122 lbs
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Black
- Shoe Size: Not Available
- Dress Size: Not Available
- Breast Size: Not Available
- Waist Size: Not Available
- Hip Size: Not Available
Sarah Hughes Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): John Hughes
- Mother: Amy Pastarnack
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Five siblings
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse or Husband/Spouse: Married to Amit Mukherjee
- Children: Sons ( TBA) Daughter(s) (TBA)
Sarah Hughes Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: Under Review
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: Under Review
Sarah Hughes House and Cars
- Place of living: To be Updated
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Sarah Hughes Skating
Hughes began skating at the age of three. Robin Wagner who also choreographed for her from 1994 finally became her head coach in January 1998. In the 1997 to 1998 season, Sarah won the junior title at the 1998 U.S. Championships. She later completed on the ISU Junior Grand Prix the following season and won the silver medal at the 1998 to 1999 Junior Grand Prix Final.
She then took silver at the 1999 World Junior Championships held in November 1998. Hughes made her Grand Prix debut, winning the bronze medal at the 1999 Trophée Lalique in the 1999 to 2000 season. She also won the bronze medal at the 2000 U.S. Championships and was credited with a triple-salchow-triple-loop combination.
Moreover, Hughes placed 5th at the 2000 World Championships. She won three medals on the Grand Prix circuit and won the bronze medal at the 2000 to 2001 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in the 2001 to 2002 season.
Sarah Hughes Olympic Win
Hughes placed fourth in the short program after being penalized for underrotating her triple flip and lutz at the 2002 Olympics. She landed seven triple jumps, including a triple toe loop-triple loop and a triple salchow-triple loop combination in her long program. She went ahead to win the long program like the three contenders ahead of her all later made mistakes in their respective long programs.
According to figure skating rules at that time, is one placed fourth in the short program, but won the free skate, they could not automatically win the event. Retired figure skater Michelle Kwan was in first place after the short program and she would have to lose the free program to Hughes and one other skater as well. Furthermore, she won the free skate where Irina Slutskaya placed second in that portion, ahead of Kwan.
Hughes went ahead to win the gold medal at the age of 16 years and 295 days. She became the youngest figure skating Olympic champions. Hughes is also the only American woman to have won the Olympic title without ever having won either a World or U.S. senior national title.
Sarah Hughes Honors
She was honored with a parade in her hometown of Great Neck after her Olympic win. Senator Hillary Clinton spoke at the event and she declared it Sarah Hughes Day. She went ahead to receive the James E. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the U.S.
However, she did not compete at the 2002 World Championships. Hughes won the silver medal at the 2003 U.S. Championships and placed sixth at the 2003 World Championships.
Frequently Asked Questions About Sarah Hughes
Who is Sarah Hughes?
Sarah Hughes born as Sarah Elizabeth Hughes is an American former competitive figure skater and lawyer. She was named to the Chevrolet/USFSA Scholastic Honors Team for her achievements in 2002 as a scholar-athlete.
How old is Sarah Hughes?
Sara is 35 years as of 2020. She was born on May 2, 1985, in Great Neck, New York, U.S.
How tall is Sarah Hughes?
She stands at a height of 5 Feet 5 inches tall.
Is Sarah Hughes married?
Hughes married Amit Mukherjee in the year 2016. The couple got married in a ceremony in Woodbury, New York with over 400 guests. They began dating in 2013 and Amit proposed to Hughes in March 2016 at the site of their first date in New York City.
How much is Sarah Hughes worth?
She has not yet revealed her net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under her name.
Where does Hughes live?
Because of security reasons, she has not shared her precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of her house.
Is Sarah dead or alive?
She is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Sarah Now?
She is still pursuing her career as a Skater.
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