- Short Bio: WHo is Kayla Harrison?
- Kayla Harrison net worth and salary
- Kayla Harrison age and height: How tall is Kayla Harrison?
- Is Kayla Harrison married?
- Wiki and facts
The well-known American judoka Kayla Harrison is known best to have been the winner of the gold medal at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics as well as the 2010 World Championship in the 78 kg weight category. Kayla Harrison was born on July 2, 1990, in Middletown, Ohio, U.S. She was born to her mother who was a black belt in judo. Eventually, Kayla was influenced largely by her mother and began judo at the tender age of 6. Kayla Harrison received her education from Middletown High School based in Ohio.
Kayla Harrison net worth and salary
Kayla Harrison was first coached by Daniel Doyle at the age of 15. She then went on to train with Jimmy Pedro when she moved to Boston with her entire family. Kayla Harrison was in the weight class of 63 kgs but changed it to 78 kgs in 2008. In 2008, Kayla went on to win the Junior World Championship. Since the US had not qualified in the 78 kg category, so she could not take part in the 2008 Olympic Games. She made her first win in the 2010 Tokyo World Judo Championships in the 78 kg category. Kayla then went on to win a bronze medal in the 2010 San Salvador Pan American Judo championships. In the year 2011, she went on to win bronze at the Paris World Judo Championships and Gold medal at the 2011 Guadalajara Pan American Games. In 2014 she only won a bronze in Chelyabinsk World Judo Championship. She scored a silver medal in the 2015 Edmonton Pan American Judo championship and the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games. She won gold at the Havana Pan American Judo Championships.
Kayla Harrison Olympic Games performances have made her worldwide recognized in Judo. She won a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games in the 78 kg category. Also, Kayla won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Kayla Harrison net worth is estimated to be 0.4 million Euros. Kayla Harrison salary has been amassed solely from her winnings in her judo matches. Apart from her work in judo, she has also been active in martial arts. It was announced in October 2016 that Kayla had signed a contract with World Series of fighting. She has not only shown interest in working as a commentator but has also intended to fight in the 66 kg category. She will make her debut in 2018.
Kayla Harrison age and height: How tall is Kayla Harrison?
Kayla Harrison constantly exercises to keep her body fit and fine. Kayla Harrison age at present is 27. Kayla Harrison height is noted to be 5 feet 8 inches. Although her weight has seen some fluctuation in the past years, at present, Kayla Harrison weighs 75 kgs.
Is Kayla Harrison married?
No, Kayla Harrison is not a married woman. She is seen mostly focused on her career and has not planned on getting married anytime soon. Kayla, however, had been in a relationship with Frazer Chamberlain. Chamberlain is a British judokan. The couple had a break up in 2016. At present Kayla is single.
Wiki and facts
Kayla has been honored many times for her contributions to the field of judo. Kayla Harrison became the youngest person in the US to be awarded the rokudan (6th Degree Black Belt) by the United States Judo Association. As per Kayla Harrison wiki, when she trained with her coach Doyle at the age of 15, she was being abused. Kayla’s mother knew about it and reported it to the police and Doyle was convicted to 10 years in prison. Kayla Harrison is particularly famous on twitter with over 20 thousand fans following her. Kayla Harrison bio is widely available on her wiki page.