Debra Janine Thomas net worth is
Debra Janine Thomas Wiki Biography
Debra Janine Thomas was born on the 25th March 1967 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA of American and African ancestry. She is best known for being a former figure skater, who won the World Figure Skating Championship in 1986, the Olympic bronze medal in 1988, as well as the US National Championship twice. She is also a physician and orthopedic surgeon.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Debi Thomas is? It has been estimated from authoritative sources that Debi’s net worth is $20,000, as of mid 2016. The main sum of this amount of money is coming from her professional career as a figure skater. Another source is represented by her medical career.
Debi Thomas Net Worth $20,000
Debi Thomas spent her childhood with her brother in San Jose, California and she was raised by a single mother, as her parents divorced when she was a young girl; both of her parents were computer programming analysts. Thanks to her mother, Debi started training in figure skating, and she was inspired by the ice skating show Mr. Frick.
Debi started skating at the age of five, but first entered skating competition in 1976 when she was nine years old, and never stopped competing until her retirement in 1991. During her career she won numerous prestigious competitions, and became one of the best figure skaters of all time, for which she was inducted into the Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2000.
Her first professional victory came in 1986 when she won the Gold Medal at the 1986 World Figure Skating Championships, and the same year she won the US national title which also increased the overall size of her net worth. The following year she suffered an injury, but still competed, and finished second at the World Championships held in Cincinnati, which also contributed to her net worth.
To speak further of her accomplishments as a figure skater, Debi won the Bronze Medal at the Winter Olympics in Calgary 1988, after which she retired from amateur figure skating, but participated in professional events, including the World Professional Championships in 1988, which she won as a part of the Stars On Ice skating group. She repeated this success in 1990 and 1991, which also increased her net worth by a large margin.
After retirement she focused on education, studying to become an orthopedic surgeon, thus she attended Stanford University and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Right after graduation, she began working as an orthopedic surgeon, most notably for the ORTHO X-cellence Debra J. Thomas in Richlands, Virginia, which initially increased her net worth, but unfortunately the facility closed in 2014, and there is no record of her working since that point.
Speaking about her personal life, Debi Thomas has been married twice. His first husband was Brian Vander Hogen(1988-96), then she was married to sports attorney Chris Bequette (1996-98), with whom she has a son. Currently, she is engaged toJamie Looney, and she adopted his two sons. The couple resides in sout-west Virginia in what is rumoured to be a somewhat difficult relationship.
|Full Name||Debi Thomas|
|Net Worth||$20 Thousand|
|Date Of Birth||March 25, 1967|
|Place Of Birth||Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.|
|Education||Northwestern University, Stanford University, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine|
|Parents||McKinley Thomas, Janice Thomas|
|1||Inducted into the San Jose [California] Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.|
|2||Inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2000.|
|3||Has one son.|
|4||Was for many years an orthopedic surgeon in Little Rock, Arkansas. According to a February 2016 online article in The Washington Post, she had declared bankruptcy, let her medical license expire, and was living with her fiancé in a trailer in rural southern Virginia (see Miscellaneous links).|
|5||Graduated from Northwestern Medical School (1997)|
|6||Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in engineering|
|7||On the cover of Time magazine (February 15, 1988)|
|8||The first African-American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics (1988). The first black skater to win a U.S. Figure Skating and a World Figure Skating Championship (1986).|
|Nutcracker on Ice||2009||TV Movie||Snow Queen|
|Good Morning America||2015||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|The Insider||2015||TV Series||Herself|
|Bud Greenspan's Favorite Stories of Winter Olympic Glory||2002||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|VH-1 Where Are They Now?||1999||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|American Gladiators||1995||TV Series||Contestant|
|The Official 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics Video||1988||Video documentary||Herself / American Figure Skater Bronze Medalist|
|The 8th Annual Black Achievement Awards||1987||TV Special||Herself|
|Ebony/Jet Showcase||1985||TV Series||Herself|
|Inside Edition||2015||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Entertainment Tonight||2015||TV Series||Herself|
|Biography||2004||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Life and Times||2002||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|1988||Blimp Award||Kids' Choice Awards, USA||Favorite Female Athlete|