Koen Verweij - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Wiki, Height, Girlfriend, Dating, Family, Brother, Nationality, Career, Partner, Awards, Famous for, Weight

Koen Verweij

Facts About Koen Verweij

Celebrated Name Koen Verweij
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name Verweij
Birth Name Koen Verweij
Birth Date 1990-08-26
Gender Male
Profession Skater
Nationality Dutch
Place Of Birth Alkmaar, the Netherlands
Ethnicity Caucasian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces
Sisters Dorien Verweij
Career Start 2007-Present
Sexual Orientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend utta Leerdam
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $50k annually
Height 6 ft
Weight 76 kg
Body Type Athletic
Hair Style Long
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color blue
Current Team TVM
Links Instagram Twitter

Koen Verweij is a Dutch speed skater and inline speed skater. He is among the top speed skater of his country the Netherlands and has also represented the country in Olympics and World championship events. He competed at the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympic Games.  In 2010, he won the "Egbert van't Oever Encouragement award" for the best young Dutch skater. 

In the world junior championships 2007 held in Changchun, China, Verweij won the silver medal after finishing just behind his teammate Jan Blokhuijsen and in front of his other teammate Berden de Vries. At the 1500 meters at the 2014 Winter Olympics, he only finished 0.003 seconds behind Zbigniew Brodka to win the silver medal.

What is Koen Verweij famous for?

  • Being a Dutch speed skater and inline speed skater.
  • For winning a silver medal in the 1,500-meter race at the 2014 Winter Olympics. 

Where was Koen Verweij born?

Koen Verweij was born on 26th August 1990 in Alkmaar, a city in the province of North Holland, the Netherlands. His birth name is Koen Verweij. He holds a Dutch nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. His star sign is Pisces. By religion, he is a devoted Christian. 

Verweij was born into a middle-class family. His parent's identity is not revealed at the moment. He has a beautiful sister, Dorien Verweij with whom he grew up and shares a close bond. It was his parents who encouraged and supported little Verweij to play skating since childhood. 

Koen Verweij Speed skating Career 

  • Verweij began sakting in the late 1990s. 
  • On 30 December 2007 Verweij skated his first 10 km race at the Dutch all-around championships. 
  • Later in the same season, he participated in the world junior championships in Changchun.
  • Verweij finished 4th at the Dutch all-around championships in 2009. 
  • At the 2009 European all-around championships, he managed to finish the tournament in 12th position.
  • At the 2014 Olympic Games Verweij finished 2nd in the 1500m event. 
  • In July 2015 he left Team Corendon after one season. 
  • On 9th December 2017, he set a Dutch national record in a 1500 meter race at Salt Lake City, US which was broken by another duct national on 10th March 2019. 
  •  At the 2020 KNSB Dutch Single Distance Championships, he won the silver medal. 
  • Verweij finished 5th at the 2020–21 Dutch Championships All-round. 

Who is Koen Verweij Girlfriend -  Dating History

Koen Verweij is currently dating the 23 year old speed skater Jutta Leerdam. Like Koen, she was also born in the Netherland and holds Dutch nationality. She is the winner of the 2017 World Junior Speed Skating Championships. The duo first met each other in 2016. Before their meeting, they had already known each other due to their profession but hadn't known each other personally. 

After a series of conversations and casual talks while their campaign at Dutch Championships, they gradually began to like each other and became very close which resulted in their love relationship. It is assumed that the love birds began dating in the year 2018. Due to their same profession, Jutta and Verweiji are always seen together and happen to maintain a healthy relationship. Hope their relationship will blossom in the upcoming days. 

How much does Koen Verweij earn?

As of February 2022, the net worth of Koen Verweij is estimated to be US $1 million. He has accumulated his fortune through his successful skating career. As a prolific speed skater, he earns around $20 thousand to $50 thousand from participating in Dutch Championships, European Championship, and World Championships. A major part of his income comes from endorsement deals too. 

How tall is Koen Verweij?

Koen Verweij is 6 ft 0 inches tall and his body weight is around 76 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. He looks handsome in his long hairstyle that is blonde in color. He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes. As a  skater, Verweij regularly does single-leg deadlift/balance, Jump squats or jump lunges, star jumps, Skipping, and Rotation jumps to improve his skating power.

Trivias About Koen Verweij You Need To Know.

  • He is a former member of the Jong Oranje team of the national skating union (KNSB).
  • He loves cycling.
  • He is a fan of Harley Davidson.