Name: Brian Boitano
Birth Name: 
Brian Anthony Boitano
Birth Date: 
October 22, 1963
Birth Place: 
Mountain View, California
Figure Skater
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1629

Brian Boitano Talks Gay Revelation on “Today”

Posted Thursday January 2, 2014 6:13 PM GMT

Back in December he announced that he’s homosexual, and Brian Boitano dropped by “Today” on Thursday to talk about his decision to come out.

The figure skating gold medalist, who is part of the USA delegation for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, shared, "When the president named the delegation and I read in the news what his message was, of tolerance and diversity, I thought, 'I have to take this opportunity.’”


Photo Credit: NBC

Gold Medalist Brian Boitano Announces He’s Gay Ahead of Sochi Olympics

Posted Thursday December 19, 2013 3:43 PM GMT

He’s kept his sexuality private for many years, but after the recent drama involving the 2014 Sochi Olympics Brian Boitano is finally ready to open up about being a gay man.

In a statement released this afternoon (December 19), the Olympic gold medalist announced, "I am many things: a son, a brother, and uncle, a friend, an athlete, a cook, an author, and being gay is just one part of who I am.”