Who is Yuzuru Hanyu’s Wife? Finally Answered

Yuzuru Hanyu has been in the limelight since a very young age. The young athlete has made a lot of virtual noise over the years due to his handsomeness and performance in figure skating. The 28-year-old figure skater is an astounding performer with several gold medals in his pocket and a list of championships.

Yuzuru Hanyu is a heartthrob due to his dashing looks and awesome personality. So fans are always asking who Yuzuru Hanyu is dating or who he is actually married to.

But first, let’s take a look at this figure skater’s life and career.

Who is Yuzuru Hanyu? Meet The Figure Skating Legend

Meet The Figure Skating Legend Yuzuru Hanyu

Hanyu was born on December 7, 1994, in Izumi-Ku, Japan.  And as of now, the athlete is 29 years old and already is a legend in terms of his achievements and awards. The athlete is born to his father Hidetoshi Hanyu and his mother Yumu Hanyu.

Throughout his career Hanyu has worn some wonderful-looking clothes and from what we know, each of these gorgeous dresses is handmade by none other than his mother.

Yuzuru Hanyu is a Japanese figure skater who has won several awards for his extraordinary performances from the Olympics, and the World Championship, to the Grand Prix championship. By far the skater has achieved a world junior championship, 4 continents championship, 1 Japanese national championship, and the championship of the 2009-2010 Junior Grand Prix Final.

The 29-year-old figure skater has an excellent career including 2 golds, 3 silvers, and 2 bronzes in the World Figure Skating Championships.

The figure skating champion announced that he will be taking a leave from his career on July 19th, 2022. The 29-year-old 2-time Olympic gold medalist retired from his art at the very peak of his career with absolute greatness. But the figure skater has rather moved to professional skating and finally opened a YouTube account after not opening any social media accounts for years.

Now everyone is curious about the partner of the skater who broke the world record 19 times.

Is Yuzuru Hanyu Married?

News About Yuzuru Hanyu Marriage

Hanyu is an extremely private person regarding his personal life. To this day, he has not opened an Instagram account where he posts his official updates and personal life news. He is an absolute internet sensation and many of his fan accounts have a lot of followers on the Internet.  But being the craze he is, fans are always curious as to whom Hanyu is married to.

There are even rumors of him being married since 2016. But let’s take a deep dive into Hanyu’s love life to see if he is dating anyone or if he is married to anyone.

Is Hanyu Dating Anyone?

By all means, Yuzuru Hanyu is a heartthrob. Many who know him have a crush on him. Especially in Japan and China Hanyu is pure eye candy as millions of fans have a crush on him.

There are several media rumors that the 1.72m skater is dating the Chinese figure skater Li Zijun. Li Zijun is also a figure skater that has achieved several medals and is known for her beauty and graceful presence on the skating field. But we could not confirm any such rumor. So Yuzuru is not dating Li Zijun despite what the rumor says.

There is also no record of Hanyu dating anyone recently, or ever that is known to the public. Rumors have it that Hanyu could never gather the courage to confess to some of his crushes. But whatever the reason may be Hanyu is still not dating anyone, nor has he ever dated anyone in the past that is publicly known.

Furthermore, there is a rumor that Hanyu is married to someone from as early as 2016. But as of 2023, we have not found any reports that he is dating anyone. Nor has he tied the wedding knot with anyone. So, no, Hanyu is not married or dating anyone. He is purely single as of 2023.

From what we know from Hanyu and his dedication to his art, is that the athlete is in a relationship with his career. The dedicated world record breaker thinks that a relationship may divert his focus from his career.

Is Yuzuru Hanyu Gay?

Is Yuzuru Hanyu Gay

Although, we know that Hanyu is not married to anyone. There are also rumors that in reality, he is gay. Rumor has it that Hanyu is actually dating his training partner Javier Fernandez for a long time.

The two competitors started training together in 2012 in Canada. From the beginning of their training under coach Brian Oscar, the netizens have been speculating that Hanyu and Fernandez are actually into each other.

The duo has been very good friends from the very beginning of their training and has been working together towards their goals. Hanyu always is praising Javier and said that he is indebted to Javier on so many levels that he cannot even express it in words.

Hanyu also said that his training with Javier is often emotional and has improved his art a lot over the years.

The rumors about Hanyu and Javier became stronger when Javier described their relationship in an interview with Reuters. Javier said that there is a special relationship between him and Hanyu, and the relationship feels more like having a wife. But in Javier’s words, the wife Hanyu is his best friend and everything.

This raised questions regarding their relationship as the media was going crazy speculating that the pair was gay. The netizens are always shipping the pair. Times named this relationship the best bromance between athletes the world has ever seen.

But unfortunately, we cannot confirm this as neither Hanyu nor Javier disclosed the nature of their relationship explicitly. Neither of the duo expressed their sexuality on the internet nor in the media. So we cannot say for certain that the pair is gay. But what we can say, is that they look hella cute together and we’d love to see them together.

A Short Biography of Hanyu

There is no certain information regarding who Hanyu’s actual partner is if there is anyone. But what we can give you, is a short biography of Yuzuru Hanyu on a small table so you can look at his information in a flash.

Full Name Yuzuru Hanyu
Height 1.72 m
Weight 57KG
Birthday December 7, 1994
Current Living Place Toronto
Awards
  • 1 Olympic Gold medal
  • 1 Wold Championship Gold Medal
  • 4 Continent Championship
  • 1 Japanese National Championship
  • 3 silvers in the World Figure Skating Championships
  • 2 bronzes in the World Figure Skating Championships

How Much Is The Net Worth of Yuzuru Hanyu?

Hanyu is one of the most talented young athletes there is. At a very young age, he was the youngest male to win the Olympics after the legendary Dick Button did in 1948.

Hanyu is a young talented individual who has accumulated a lot of attention and worth over the years and as of 2023, the skater has a net worth of $2 million.

Ending Thoughts

Although many fans who have a crush on him would like to see Hanyu stay single, we definitely want to see him get hitched. As of now, there are several rumors regarding who he is dating or to whom he is married. Some say he is dating Li Zijun and some say that he is gay instead and is deeply in love with Javier Fernandez.

But from what we know, this two-time Olympic gold medalist is in fact, in love with his career and does not have time for engaging in a romantic relationship with anyone.

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