Facts of Tony Hawk
|Full Name||Anthony Frank Hawk|
|Birth Name||Anthony Frank Hawk|
|Birth City||San Diego, California|
|Father Name||Frank Peter Rupert Hawk|
|Mother Name||Nancy Elizabeth Hawk|
|Relation With||Lhotse Merriam, Erin Lee, Cindy Dunbar|
|No Of Children||4|
|Sibilings||Patricia Hawk, Steve Hawk, Lenore Hawk Dale|
|Education||Carlsbad High School|
|Date of Birth||May 12,1968|
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Popular Skateboarder Tony Hawk?
Skateboarding extraordinaire and professional skateboarder Tony Hawk is a Gold winner at the 10 X games whose net worth as of March 2020 is a whopping $140 million. He is one of the richest skaters in the world thanks to his skating career.
He turned himself into a professional skater at the age of 14. He was the world champion for the National Skateboard Association for 12 successive years. He made history by becoming the first skater to land a 900. The 900 is a 2 and a half revolution trick done on the skateboard.
He is Worth $140 Million: How Did He Make So Much Money? Income Sources, Salary
As of March 2020, Hawk had a net worth of $140 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He was able to amass the jaw-dropping net worth by working as a professional skater as well as various other sources.
Business Ventures: Birdhouse Skateboards
He also has his hands in several business ventures. In the year 1992, he tried his luck in skateboard business along with his partner and founded a skateboard company named Birdhouse, which dealt with all kind of skateboarding requirements.
Eventually they ventured into apparels line focusing on hoodies, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and all other accessories demanded by skateboarders.
How Much Did He Earn As a Skateboarder?
The average skater earns around $20,000 per year but top-level skaters like Hawk can rake in millions of dollars per year.
The skater who also has his own series earns from multiple sources and relies on more than one revenue stream to earn money.
To add to this, he earns from the retainers fee provided by sponsors to their skaters. Royalties from the products which have the skater’s name, photo or brand also pay them handsomely.
Hawk, also known as The Birdman is the richest skater in the world and he earns millions of dollars every year, in fact in 2008 he earned around $12 million.
In addition to this skaters also win prize money set by different organizers for different competitions.
His Net Worth With The Notable Events Over The Years
Here is the list of the notable events in his life along with his net worth and earnings over the years.
- Notable Events: Hawk turned professional this year as a skater.
- Notable Events: Made his debut on film by working on Thrashin'.
- Notable Events: Hawk got married to Cindy Dunbar who was his high school sweetheart.
- Notable Events: His son with Dunbar, Riley Hawk, was born.
- Notable Events: The video game series Tony Hawk's Pro Skater debuted in the market.
- Earnings: $30,000,000
- Notable Events: He worked as a stunt double on the famous film xXx.
- Notable Events: He appeared as himself on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
- Earnings: $12,000,000
Net Worth 2014: $120 million
Net Worth 2017: $100 million
Net Worth 2017: $140 million
Net Worth 2020: $140 million
Apart from this he also earns from the endorsements and advertisements by different companies. Hawk is the most famous skateboarder of all time and is endorsed by a plethora of companies.
He has appeared in advertisements for companies like iCONIC LA, T-Mobile, Emerge America, USA Countryman among others.
The royalties from the products sold under his name also contribute to a huge part of his net worth. The companies who provide its rider with Skateboard decks pay its riders from anywhere $1000 to $3000. The companies provide the wheels also pay the skaters $2000 or higher.
Lifestyle, Expenses, Assets, Properties: House, Cars
Hawk is a multimillionaire with a net worth of more than $100 million, so he can afford to live the big spender life. He has an extravagant car collection which consists of cars like the $94,000 Tesla Model S, $44,000 Jeep Cherokee, a $375,000 Lexus LFA, and a $25,000 Ford Mustang etc. among others.
The skater also owns a house in Encinitas, California where the median cost of a house is around $1,055,800. The skater also has skater’s insurance which protects the health and body of the skaters.
Apart from his career in Skateboarding, Tony also makes money from his business investments. In fact, he has invested in several big business firms.
One of his initial investments was in a company named Nest, which is a internet-enabled thermostat maker. Likewise, he expanded his entrepreneurial skill investing in a Blue Bottle Coffee and later in the DocuSign tech company in San Diego.
As a investor in these company, he receives annual shares and royalties that has eventually enabled to amass a total of $140 million.
The richest skateboarder is also a philanthropist who donated US$5.8 million building 596 skatepark projects all over the globe.
Like celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres and Emma Watson, his charity work is famous all over the world and it is carried out by his organization named Tony Hawk Foundation that mostly builds skate parks in underprivileged areas.
His main aim to build skateboard parks was to give everyone individual a fair chance to practice and achieve goals. Since, he was raised near a park, he was lucky to be able to practice all the time and he wanted the same for others too. He said:
"I never took that for granted and I realized I probably wouldn't have had the chance to succeed without that facility."
Tony Hawk’s Personal Details
Tony Hawk was born Anthony Frank Hawk on May 12, 1968, in San Diego, California, United States to father Frank Peter Rupert Hawk and mother Nancy Elizabeth Hawk.
He has two sisters, Lenore Hawk Dale and Patricia Hawk along with a brother Steve Hawk. He currently resides in a home at Encinitas, California, United States.
“The Birdman’ as he is popularly known is an American by nationality and White by ethnicity.
Marriages, Divorces, And Children
Hawk has been married 4 times as of March 2019. He has been married to Catherine Goodman since 2015. However, before this, he was married to Lhotse Merriam. He got married to Merriam on January 12, 2006.
Their marriage ended on February 7, 2011, due to uncited reasons. Similarly, before this he was married to Erin Lee, the couple tied the knot in 1996 and their marriage lasted till 2004 when they divorced.
His first wife is Cindy Dunbar who he married in 1990. The couple got divorced in 1993. His marriages have blessed with 4 children namely Riley Hawk, Keegan Hawk, Spencer Hawk, and Kadence Clover Hawk.
Age And Height
As of March 2019, he is 50 years old and stands tall at the height of 6′ 3″ or 190cm.