Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue CM OLY, the illustrious Canadian retired ice dancer, has graced the world with her breathtaking performances on the ice.
Known for her unparalleled artistry and grace, Virtue’s journey extends beyond the rink into the realms of academia, personal growth, and family life.
In the realm of personal life, Tessa Virtue, as of the latest available information, does not have children with her husband, Morgan Riley. While the couple has not embarked on the journey of parenthood as of now, their focus on their respective careers and personal endeavors remains evident.
Born on May 17, 1989, in London, Ontario, Canada, Tessa Virtue is the youngest of four children. Her journey into the world of figure skating commenced at the tender age of six, setting the stage for a career that would redefine the standards of excellence in ice dancing.
While her accomplishments on the ice are widely celebrated, Virtue’s commitment to education is equally noteworthy. In 2007, she embarked on the study of psychology at the University of Windsor, later completing her degree at the University of Western Ontario in 2014.
This dedication to academia laid the foundation for her pursuit of a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a milestone she achieved in 2023.
Before delving into her academic pursuits, Virtue’s early years were marked by unwavering dedication to figure skating. Her partnership with ice dance virtuoso Scott Patrick Moir began in 1997 when they were just seven and nine years old, respectively.
The duo quickly became a force to be reckoned with, earning accolades, championships, and ultimately etching their names in the annals of Olympic history.
Despite her retirement from competitive figure skating, Virtue continues to inspire and lead in various capacities. According to her social media accounts, she currently serves as an “Ambassador, speaker, and entrepreneur,” and holds the position of “Executive Advisor at Deloitte.”