Amber Glenn is an American figure skater, clinched the title of the 2024 U.S. national champion. She boasts two ISU Grand Prix bronze medals and three ISU Challenger Series medals. Additionally, she has secured top-ten finishes in two ISU Championships.
Age- 24 years
Full name-Amber Elaine Glenn
Height- 1.67 m
Weight- 56 kg
Born- 28 October 1999
Birthplace- Plano, Texas, United States
Profession-American figure skater
Amber Glenn’s parents are Richard and Cathlene Glenn. Her father serves as a police officer, while her mother works as a fitness instructor.
As of 2024, Amber Glenn is not in a relationship. Previously, she identified as both bisexual and pansexual, and as of December 2019, she was the only openly LGBTQ ladies’ figure skater on Team USA. Amber Glenn was previously romantically involved with Nathan Chen before she began dating Vincent Zhou. However, her relationship with Vincent Zhou ended after a year for reasons undisclosed.
Glenn embarked on her skating journey in 2004. She achieved a bronze medal at the 2013 Junior Grand Prix (JGP) event in the Czech Republic and secured the national junior champion title at the 2014 U.S. Championships. At the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, she placed seventh overall. Despite the closure of Stonebriar Ice in Frisco, Texas, where she trained until 2014, Glenn continued her training in McKinney, Texas.
Recognized for her talent, Glenn was awarded the 2014 Athlete Alumni Ambassador (3A) overall award by U.S. Figure Skating. Throughout the 2015–2016 season, she trained under Ann Brumbaugh and Ben Shroats in McKinney, Texas.
Glenn’s competitive journey continued with notable performances, including fifth place at the 2016 CS Nebelhorn Trophy, fourth place at the 2016 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb, and eighth place at the 2017 U.S. Championships. She also competed at her first Grand Prix event, the 2017 Cup of China, following the withdrawal of Gracie Gold.
In subsequent seasons, Glenn demonstrated her prowess, securing bronze at the 2019 CS U.S. Classic, her first senior international medal. She also competed in various Grand Prix events, including the 2019 Skate America and the 2019 Cup of China.
Despite challenges, such as her withdrawal from the Skating Club of Boston’s Cranberry Cup event, Glenn continued to persevere. She made her full competitive debut at the 2021 CS Finlandia Trophy, placing tenth.
At the 2023 Grand Prix of Espoo, Glenn faced adversity during the short program but delivered a remarkable performance in the free skate, achieving a new personal best score.
Amber Glenn’s approximate net worth is valued at 6 million dollars.
Latest News about Amber Glenn
Amber Glenn wins US figure skating title after Levito falls three times
Amber Glenn feared she had squandered her chances of clinching her long-awaited US figure skating title after a rocky performance following a stunning opening triple axel. However, her worries turned to elation as she witnessed Isabeau Levito’s struggles during her own free skate. Despite Levito’s three falls, Glenn’s tears of anguish transformed into tears of joy when her score of 210.46 points secured her the national title for the first time, a decade after her reign as the US junior champion.
“I mean, utter shock,” Glenn said. “It was definitely not the performance I would have liked to have had tonight, and I know both Isabeau and I are capable of so much more. But just the shock that all my hard work has paid off.”