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

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Peggy Fleming is an American former figure skater and the only American in the 1968 Winter Olympics in France to bring home a Gold Medal. She has been a television commentator for over 20 years, including several Winter Olympics Games. 

Fleming won her first US championship in 1965 and won continuously for five years. She won her first championship in 1966 and was the only American to earn a gold medal that year.  

The American skater turned professional in 1968 and appeared in various television shows like ice Capades, Holiday on Ice, and Ice Follies. Peggy also served as an ABC commentator for skating events in 1981. 

Peggy was represented in the California Hall of the frame on December 14, 2022, for embodying the state’s spirit of innovation and making history. 

Apart from her, chef Roy Choi, physicist Steven Chu, sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild, choreographer Alonzo King, teacher and former astronaut Barbara Morgan, and artist Ed Ruscha were also listed in the hall of fame. 

Figure skater Peggy Fleming Jenkins
Figure skater Peggy Fleming Jenkins (Source: www.cpr.org)

Moving on, She married her teenage love, Greg Jenkins, on June 13, 1970. Along with being a dermatologist, her husband is also an amateur figure skater.

There is a lot of information about her career, net worth, Olympics, and married life. So, please stick to the article to the end to know everything about her. 

Before that, let’s have a look at her quick facts. 

Peggy Fleming | Quick Facts 

Full Name Peggy Gale Fleming
Birth Date July 27, 1948
Birth Place San Jose, California
Nick Name The Ice Fairy
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Colorado College

Hollywood Professional School

Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Albert Fleming
Mother’s Name Doris Elizabeth Fleming
Siblings Three; Janice, Maxine, and Cathy Fleming
Age 74 Years Old
Height 5’4″/1.63m/163 cm
Weight 50 kg/110 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Build Athletic
Profession Figure Skater
Partner Greg Jenkins
Active Years 1964 – 1968
Marital Status Married
Husband Greg Jenkins
Kids Two; Andy and Todd Jenkins
Net Worth $8 million
Social Media Instagram 
Merch Hardcover, autographed Items, Autograph 
Last Update February, 2023

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