Peggy Fleming Bio: Olympics, Net Worth, Trophy & Husband

Peggy Fleming is a former figure skater from America. She was the Olympic Champion in the year 1968. Furthermore, she is also a World Champion for three consecutive years.

Besides that, Fleming is also the recipient of five skating titles in the United States. In addition, she is considered one of the best figure skaters in her days.

She learned to skate when she was only nine years old and retired nearly 20 years later. Despite not coming from an athletic family, she was fascinated by skating.

Figure Skater Peggy Fleming
Figure Skater Peggy Fleming

When she was 50 years old, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. However, since it was detected in the early stages, she successfully defeated it.

After that, she spread awareness to several people about breast cancer and became an activist to raise awareness. Moreover, she donates to several charities raising awareness about breast cancer.

Also, she used to own a winery with her husband and donated profits to organizations fighting against cancer.

Apart from that, she is married to her teenage love Greg Jenkins. Along with being a dermatologist, her husband is also an amateur figure skater.

Quick Facts about Peggy Fleming

Full NamePeggy Gale Fleming
Birth DateJuly 27, 1948
Birth PlaceSan Jose, California, United States
Nick NameThe Ice Fairy
ReligionChristian
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationColorado College
HoroscopeLeo
Father’s NameAlbert Fleming
Mother’s NameDoris Elizabeth Fleming
SiblingsThree; Janice, Maxine, and Cathy Fleming
Age74 Years Old
Height5 feet 4 inches (163 cm)
Weight110 lbs (50 kgs)
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBlue
BuildAthletic
ProfessionFigure Skater
Current TeamNone
PartnerSolo
Active Years1961 – 1968
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandGreg Jenkins
KidsTwo; Andy and Todd Jenkins
Net Worth$8 million
Social MediaNone
MerchHardcover, autographed Items
Last UpdateNovember, 2022

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