Tessa Virtue Biography: Age, Height, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Siblings, Children, Photos

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Tessa Virtue is a Canadian retired ice dancer who, along with her partner Scott Moir, achieved unprecedented success in the sport.

She is the 2010 and 2018 Olympic champion, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion, a three-time Four Continents champion, and an eight-time Canadian National champion.

She is also the only ice dancer in history to win a Super Slam, having won all major international competitions in her senior and junior careers.

She is regarded as one of the greatest ice dancers ever and the most decorated Olympic figure skater ever.


  • Full name: Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue
  • Date of birth: May 17, 1989
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Retired ice dancer, entrepreneur, speaker, author
  • Height: 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
  • Parents: Kate and Jim Virtue
  • Siblings: 4
  • Spouse: Morgan Rielly
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Engaged
  • Net worth: $5 million

Early Life & Education

Tessa Virtue, now 34, was born on May 17, 1989, in London, Ontario, Canada.

She is the youngest of five children of Kate and Jim Virtue, both lawyers. She grew up in a close-knit family of four, including Kevin, Casey, Jordan, and Matthew Virtue.

She started skating at six and was paired with Scott Moir, who was nine, by their coach Carol Moir, Scott’s aunt, in 1997. They trained at the Ilderton Skating Club and later at the Detroit Skating Club.

Virtue attended Holy Names High School in Windsor, Ontario, and graduated in 2007. She then enrolled at the University of Windsor, where she studied psychology.

She later transferred to the University of Western Ontario, where she completed her degree in 2014. She also received an honorary doctorate of law from the University of Western Ontario in 2018.

Personal Life

Tessa Virtue is engaged to Morgan Rielly, a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).

They met through mutual friends and have been dating since 2019. They confirmed their engagement in a podcast in January 2023. They live together in Toronto and have a dog named Ziggy.

Virtue was previously rumored to be romantically involved with her ice dance partner, Scott Moir, but they have always denied it and maintained that they are just friends and partners.

Their strong bond and chemistry have captivated millions of fans worldwide. They have been skating together for over 20 years and have shared many memorable moments on and off the ice.


Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have had a remarkable career as ice dancers. They are the first North Americans to win the Olympic gold medal in ice dancing, which they did at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.

They also won the gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, becoming the first ice dancers to win two Olympic gold medals.

They also won the silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the gold medal in the team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics. They are also three-time World champions, having won the title in 2010, 2012, and 2017.

They are also three-time Four Continents champions, having won the title in 2008, 2012, and 2017. They have won the Grand Prix Final title twice, in 2016 and 2017, and the Canadian National title eight times, from 2008 to 2010, 2012 to 2014, and 2017 and 2018.

They are also the 2006 World Junior champions and the 2006 Junior Grand Prix champions. They are known for their innovative and expressive programs, such as their Moulin Rouge free dance in 2018, Carmen free dance in 2013, and Mahler free dance in 2010.

They have set several world records in their career, including the highest score for the original dance, the short dance, the free dance, and the combined total.

They have also received numerous awards and honors, such as the Lou Marsh Trophy, the Order of Canada, and the Olympic flag bearer.

After performing in the Rock the Rink tour across Canada, they announced their retirement from competitive skating in September 2019.

They have since been involved in various projects, such as coaching, producing, hosting, and performing in ice shows, such as the Thank You Canada Tour and the Rock the Rink Tour.

They have also participated in philanthropy, supporting causes such as the Special Olympics, the Canadian Cancer Society, and the Ronald McDonald House.

Net Worth

According to various sources, Tessa Virtue has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

She has earned most of her wealth from her successful career as an ice dancer and endorsements, sponsorships, appearances, and speaking engagements.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @tessavirtue17
  • Twitter handle: @tessavirtue

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