Johnny Weir is one of the superstars of figure skating and a pop-culture icon.
Born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Johnny is a two time U.S. Olympian, three time U.S. National Figure Skating Champion, 2008 World bronze medalist, two time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, and the 2001 World Junior Figure Skating Champion, as well as NBC’s lead Figure Skating commentator, Ambassador to the Olympic Games, and Cultural Icon.
Johnny is known for his commentary and provocative style during NBC’s coverage of The Kentucky Derby, The Super Bowl, National Dog Show, and Beverly Hills Dog Show. He’s also known for producing and starring in the award winning, Epix produced, 2014 documentary film To Russia With Love, and for producing and starring in Be Good Johnny Weir, and hosting the Facebook Watch series Trading Faces.
He is also known for his appearances on The Today Show, Hollywood Game Night, Hollywood Medium, Cupcake Wars, Access Hollywood, Fashion Police, Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Meredith Veiera Show, Chelsea Lately, Dream School, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Most recently, Johnny starred as Gabe in the Netflix drama Spinning Out and hosted Food Network’s Wedding Cake Championship. He continues his role as Winter Village Skating Ambassador for Bryant Park in New York City, commentating for NBC’s coverage of the 2019-2020 Figure Skating Season, and dazzling audiences with his skating while on tour around the world.