Mirai Nagasu - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Height, Medals
Mirai Aileen Nagasu, excellently known as Mirai Nagasu is an American figure skater. She is well recognized for being a 2018 Olympic Games team event bronze medalist, three-time Four Continents medalist, the 2007 JGP Final champion, a two-time World Junior medalist, and a seven-time U.S. national medalist. She became the first female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics during her team portion at the 2018 winter games. She placed bronze at the 2014 U.S. Championships. She learned how to skate at age five whereas she would make her international debut in the 2008 season. Mirai also placed fourth in the 2010 Winter Olympics as well as she became the second-youngest winner of a senior ladies skating title behind Tara Lipinski. Nagasu was announced as a HouseGuest competing on the third season of U.S. "Celebrity Big Brother" in 2022. The season premiered on 2nd February 2022.
- Being an American figure skater.
- For placing bronze at the 2014 U.S. Championships.
Where was Mirai Nagasu Born?
Mirai Nagasu was born on 16th April 1993 with the birth name of Mirai Aileen Nagasu in Montebello, California, U.S holding the nationality of American. As she was born in America, she was raised and spent her childhood in her hometown Arcadia, California, U.S. She belongs to American-White ethnic background and her race is White. As of 2021, she celebrated her 28th birthday with her parents. Aries is her Zodiac sign and she follows the Christianity religion. Mirai is the daughter of her parents; father, Kiyoto Nagasu, and mother, Ikuko Nagasu.
Concerning Mirai's educational qualification, she graduated from Foothills Middle School in the spring of 2007 and entered Arcadia High School in the fall of 2007. In 2009, she began attending an online high school. She graduated from the Capistrano Connections Academy in June 2011 and was accepted into the University of California, Irvine but said the commute was not feasible. Around 2015, she enrolled at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and has taken courses in the business field. Nagasu graduated from UCCS with a degree in business administration in December 2020.
What does Mirai Nagasu do for a living?
- Mirai Nagasu kicks off skating at age five whereas she competed on the juvenile level in the 2002-2003 season and placed fifth at the Southwest Pacific Regional Championships.
- She then placed fourth at the Southwest Pacific Regional Championships and competed at the 2004 U.S. Junior Championships.
- She placed 11th in her qualifying group and did not advance to the short program at the 2005 U.S. Junior Championships and moved up to the junior level in the 2006-2007 season.
- She won the Southwest Pacific Regional Championships and advanced to win the Pacific Coast Sectional Championships after which she won the Junior level short program 0.39 ahead of second-place finisher Caroline Zhang at the U.S Nationals.
- At the Junior, Worlds Mirai skated in the first half of the ladies' short program due to her lack of international skating experience which meant she had no ISU Personal Best on record.
- She moved up to the senior level nationally for the 2007-2008 season, but remained junior internationally and took part in the International Counter Match "made for television" event in Japan, competing as part of Team USA against Team Japan.
- Skating as a senior, she won the short program at U.S. Nationals, 5.08 points ahead of second-place finisher Ashley Wagner and became the first skater to win the back-to-back U.S. She also became the second-youngest American senior ladies' champion in history, after Tara Lipinski.
- Nagasu was part of an American sweep of the podium for the second year in a row, winning the bronze medal 8.95 points behind silver medalist Zhang, and 9.30 behind Flatt, who took the gold.
- Later she moved up to the senior level internationally for the 2008-2009 season and placed fifth at the 2008 Skate America in her senior Grand Prix debut. At the 2008 NHK Trophy, she finished in eighth place.
- Nagasu finished fifth overall after a free skate that included two downgraded triple flip jumps at the U.S. Nationals and was selected to compete at the 2009 World Junior Championships but decided not to participate due to a foot injury.
- She worked as a television commentator in Japanese for Fuji TV during the 2009 World Championships.
- Subsequently, she was assigned to the 2009 Cup of China and the 2009 Skate Canada International Grand Prix events for the 2009-2010 season and she won the short program at the 2009 Cup of China.
- She was nominated to represent the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics and was also selected to compete at the World Championships along with Flatt.
- She placed sixth in the short program during the 2010 Winter Olympics and started her 2010-2011 Grand Prix season finishing fourth at the 2010 Cup of China.
- Also, she was the first alternate to the 2011 World Championships but did not compete despite Rachael Flatt being injured.
- She started the 2011-2012 season at the Nebelhorn Trophy, where she won her first senior international title.
- She came in fifth at the 2011 Skate Canada International and won the silver medal at the 2011 Cup of China at her 2011-2012 Grand Prix assignments.
- She finished seventh at the 2012 U.S. National Championships as well as she won the bronze medal at the 2012 Finlandia Trophy in the 2012-2013 season.
- Nagasu had the opportunity to compete at the 2012 NHK Trophy after Alissa Czisny withdrew. She won the bronze medal at the event.
- She was also listed as the alternate to the 2013 ISU World Team Trophy.
- Mirai began the 2013-2014 season at the 2013 Finlandia Trophy, finishing fourth whereas she won the bronze medal at the 2014 U.S. Championships behind gold medalist Gracie Gold and silver medalist Polina Edmunds.
- She was assigned to the 2014 Skate America and 2014 Rostelecom Cup for the Grand Prix series and started off her season by finishing sixth at U.S. International Figure Skating Classic.
- She was assigned to compete at the 2015 NHK Trophy for the 2015-2016 Grand Prix series as she opened her season by finishing fifth at the 2015 Nebelhorn Trophy. She then won the 2015 Ice Challenge. In late November, Nagasu finished fifth at the 2015 NHK Trophy.
- In March, she was called up to replace the injured Polina Edmunds at the 2016 World Championships in Boston, where she finished 10th.
- She was assigned to 2016 Skate Canada International and 2016 NHK Trophy for the 2016-2017 season and she started the 2017-2018 season at the 2017 CS U.S. International Figure Skating Classic, placing third in the short program and second in the free skate, and winning her the silver medal.
- For the Grand Prix series, Mirai was assigned to compete at the 2017 Rostelecom Cup and the 2017 NHK Trophy. She finished ninth at the Rostelecom Cup and fourth at the NHK Trophy.
- She competed at the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships and won the silver after placing second in both the short program and the free skate as well as at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Nagasu competed in the free skate portion figure skating team event.
- She skipped the 2018-2019 season and revealed that she underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in her hip, which had bothered her since she started practicing the triple Axel jump.
- She later competed in both the short and free programs at the 2019 Aurora Games and announced as of December 2020 that she was "most likely done competing" and is currently working as a coach at the North Star Figure Skating Club in Westboro, Massachusetts.
- Furthermore, Mirai was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on season 26 of "Dancing with the Stars" in April 2018.
- She was announced as a HouseGuest competing on the third season of U.S. "Celebrity Big Brother" in 2022 whereas the season premiered on 2nd February 2022.
Mirai Nagasu Records
- The third woman to land eight triple jumps in the free skate (3A, 3F+3T, 3S, 2A+3T+2T, 3Lz+2T, 3F, 3Lo) at the 2018 Winter Olympics team event.
- The first woman to land eight clean triple jumps in a senior international free skate without receiving any downgrades or edge calls from the technical panel.
- The third woman to land a triple Axel in the Olympics (2018) behind Midori Ito, Mao Asada (Japan).
- Second American woman to land a triple Axel jump at the international competition behind Tonya Harding.
Who is Mirai Nagasu Dating?
Mirai Nagasu is an unmarried lady. She is currently in a relationship with her handsome boyfriend Michael Bramante. The pair started dating each other in June 2020. Their relationship is outstanding till now and hopes it will remain as same as in the future too. Concerning Mirai's sexual orientation, she is straight.
How much is Mirai Nagasu Net Worth?
Mirai Nagasu has a net worth of $2 million as of 2022. She also earns a fine amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. She has reached great heights in her career already and she still has a lot more to do. In addition, her major source of income is from her figure skater career and she is sincere in her work.
What is the Height of Mirai Nagasu?
Mirai Nagasu stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 3 in or 160 cm with a balanced bodyweight of 52 kg or 115 pounds. She has dark brown hair and eyes color. Moreover, Mirai has an athletic body build with 35-26-35 in or 89-66-89 cm of body measurements.
Trivias About Mirai Nagasu You Need To Know.
- She became the first female figure-skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics during her team portion at the 2018 winter games.
- She placed bronze at the 2014 U.S. Championships.
- She learned how to skate at age five.
- She placed fourth in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
- She became the second-youngest winner of a senior ladies skating title behind Tara Lipinski .