Apolo Anton Ohno (/ ə ˈ p ɒ l oʊ ˈ æ n t ɒ n ˈ oʊ n oʊ /; born May 22, ) is a retired American short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics. Apolo Anton Ohno is the winning celebrity from season 4 and a contestant on season 15 of Dancing with the Stars. Ohno was born in Seattle, Washington, to a Japanese-born father, Yuki Ohno (大野 幸 Ōno Yuki) and a European American mother, Jerrie Lee. Receive exclusive updates on Apolo Ohno. Play Pause. FOLLOW APOLO.