Is Nathan Chen Gay Or Dating Girlfriend? His Status Now

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Is Nathan Chen Gay Or Dating Girlfriend? His Status Now

Nathan Chen is best known for winning a bronze medal for the USA in the team figure skating event at the 2018 Olympics.

Apart from his recent achievement in the Olympics, he is also a three-time winner of the U.S. Junior Championship and a gold winner at the ISU Junior Grand Prix held in Mexico in 2013. Further, Nathan also became the Grand Prix Final champion in 2017/18.

Is Nathan Chen Gay Or Dating Girlfriend?

Nathan Chen is a young athlete with a huge fan base. Needless to say, his admirers are always curious about his dating affairs.

Well, Nathan is not one to openly gush about his love life. Although his relationship status in 2019 is not known, he has had significant link-up rumors in the past.

In the summer of 2017, Nathan created quite a stir with Japanese figure skater Mai Mihara. The rumor initially started after Nathan posted a picture with Mia via Instagram in May 2017.

Nathan Chen with Japanese figure skater Mai Mihara in 2017 ( Photo: Nathan Chen's Instagram)

However, both Nathan and Mai never commented on the dating claims. 

Before his linkup rumor with Mai, Nathan was in a relationship with figure skater Amber Glenn in 2016. The lovers were open about their relationship on social media. But, the bond between them was short-lived as Nathan and Amber parted ways in 2017.

As for the gay rumors, the young Olympian has never hinted anything that would justify such suggestions. Further, his past relationship also clears him out of such allegations.

Family/ Ethnicity

Nathan Chen was born in a large family as the youngest child to parents Zhidong Chen and Hetty Wang, who moved to the United States from China in 1998. So, Nathan boasts of Asian ethnicity.

As the youngest child of the family, Nathan grew up pampered by his parents and four older siblings: Alice Chen, Janice Chen, Tony Chen, and Colin Chen.

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He initially got interested in skating because of his elder brothers, who played ice hockey as kids. As he grew up, he became very passionate about the sport.

Further, his entire family supported Nathan to pursue his dreams. For that very reason, Nathan gives a massive credit for his success to his family.

Short Bio/ Age/ Height

Nathan Chen was born on 5th May 1999 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Speaking of her physical attributes, the figure skater stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m) with a complimenting weight of 60 kgs (132 lbs).

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As for his education, he bounced between many high schools. He attended the West High School in Salt Lake City, Rim of the World High School in California, and eventually graduated from a virtual school program at California Connections Academy.

Most recently, in 2019, he has joined the prestigious Yale University for his college degree, where he is pursuing majors in Statistics and Data Science.