Dorothy Hamill Biography, Wiki, Height, Boyfriend & More

(Last Updated On: September 23, 2020)

Dorothy Hamill (born 26 July 1956) is an American retired ice skater and athlete. At the Winter Olympic Games in Australia in 1976, she won the gold medal. And also the 1976 World Single Champion in ladies.


Dorothy Hamill Biography


She is also known for her rink steps and signature bobbed hair cut. She was born in the United States in Chicago, Illinois. She is the youngest of three babies born to Carol Hamill and Chambers.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

Her dad was a manager at the Pitney Bows Firm. Her family moved to the Greenwich neighborhood of Riverside, Connecticut, where she was raised.


She attended public school in Riverside and then switched to a small school flexible timing in order to accommodate her skating schedule. She graduated from Colorado Academy High School.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

She learned to skate with her siblings on her grandmother’s ponds at the age of eight. Her parents allowed her to take lessons to improve her technique including skating backward.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

When she was 14 she was being privately tutored so that she could skate up 7 hours a day. In 1970 she trained in Denver, Colorado under the supervision of legendary skating coach “Carlo Fessi”.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

Dorothy Hamill Wiki


Dorothy Hamill Wiki & Biography
Real Name Dorothy Stuart Hamill
Nickname Dorothy
Profession Ice Skater, Athlete
Age 64 years(2020)
Date of Birth July 26, 1956
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian


Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters 163 cm
Height in meters 1.63 m
Height in Inches 5 ft 4 in
Weight in Kilograms 55 kg
Weight in Pounds 121 lbsChristians
Body Measurements 35-28-36
Bra Size 34C
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 36
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark brown


Family and Relatives

Father Chalmers Hamill
Mother Carolyn Hamill
Brother Sandy Hamill
Sister Marcia Hamill


Affairs, Girlfriends, and Marital Status

Marital Status Married
Boyfriend Dean Paul Martin (ex), Kenneth Forsythe (ex)
Husband/ Spouse John MacColl
Son Will update
Daughter Alexandra


Education and School, College

Educational Qualification Graduated
School Public schools in Riverside
College/ University Colorado Academy high school


Favorites Things and Like & Dislike

Favorite Actor Brad Pitt
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Color Blue, Red
Favorite Food Italian
Favorite Movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Hobbies skating


Money Factor

Net Worth $5 million dollars
Salary Will update


Contact Address

House Address Will update
Phone Number Will update
Email Id Will update
Website Will update


Social Media


Biography of Dorothy Hamill


This intense training paid off; she was a three-time U.S national champion in 1974,1975, and 1976. And the also 1976 world championship.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

She was also the last female skater who win an Olympic Gold Medal with no triple jump. Besides a skater, she is also known for her hair cut. Which was widely imitated.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

She had a wedge-style haircut that kept her hair short and out of her sight. She made it into a pro and started skating with Ice Capades in 1977, which she later owned and operated from 1993 to 1995.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

She wrote an autobiography titled “On and Off the Ice.” A second autobiography, ‘A Skating Life: My Story,’ followed this in 2007.

She has participated in several specials on television and performed with other skating companies as well. She held the World Professional Championships from 1983 to 1987.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

She won silver at World’s in Colorado Springs, Colorado, behind Dianne de Leeuw of the Netherlands and ahead of Earth.

She is credited with creating a new skating video, a camel spin that transforms into a sitting spin known as the “Hamill Camel.” She was married and twice divorced.


Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill

First, she married singer Dean Paul Martin (1982-1984). Then she married Kenneth Forsythe (1987-1995), with whom she had a daughter named Alexandra. In 2009 she married her third husband, John McColl.

Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill


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