Shaun White Net Worth, How did the professional snowboarder and skateboarder accumulate such huge fortune? Check this article to find out more about Shaun White Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
About Shaun White
He is an American professional snowboarder/skateboarder and musician. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He gained prominence for holding the record for the most X-Games gold medals and most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder and has won 10 ESPY Awards.
Shaun has achieved huge success in his career as both a sportsman and entertainer which has seen his net worth grow over the years.
So what is Shaun White Net Worth? Keep reading to find out more about Shaun White Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Shaun Roger White|
|Date of Birth:||September 3, 1986|
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
Shaun White Early Life and Career
Shaun Roger White was born on the 3rd of September 1986 in San Diego, California to parents, Roger and Cathy White. He also has Italian and Irish ancestry.
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He has two other siblings. His brother, Jesse White, and sister Kari White. Shaun was born with a very deadly illness, a Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect for which he had to undergo two open-heart operations before the age of one.
Shaun attended Torrey Pines High School but dropped out before graduating.
While growing up, he enjoyed a well-spent time in the riding Okemo Mountain and Bear Mountain, small ski resorts found in Ludlow, Vermont, and the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. He switched skiing to snowboarding at the age of 6.
He took interest in snowboarding/Skateboarding from a young age. His desire to do well in the sport attracted the attention of Tony Hawk who took him up for mentoring.
At age 13, Shaun turned professional and by age 16, he’s gone on and win his First US open. Other of his accolades include the Action Sports Tour Championship. Shaun won 2 gold medals, 2 silver, and a bronze medal at the Summer X Games in Los Angeles, California.
In 2002, he made his Winter X Games debut in Aspen, Colorado and won silver in both Superpipe and Sloppy events.
Shaun White has gained a lot of attention ever since. So far in his career, he has participated in four Winter Olympics, as well as Winter X Games and has won in a total of 18 medals to his name out of which, 13 are gold honors.
He currently holds the record for most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder. In 2009, Shaun was named the #9 in the world by Snowboard Magazine and was listed in Forbes “30 Under 30” Issue in 2016.
Shaun White Net Worth
As of 2019, Shaun White Net Worth is $40 Million. He became a millionaire before his 20s. He is currently one of the richest winter Olympians.
But is being a winter Olympian going to earn you such massive net worth? Well, if you’ve got the number of endorsement deals that Shaun has had, you just might get there!
Shaun White Net Worth is also earned from numerous endorsement deals with brands such as AT&T, Oakley, Verizon, HP, Target, Redbull, GoPro and a host of others.
He has bought majority stakes in Mammoth Resorts and has acquired properties as well as flipped several properties for profit. Shaun has also made other investments such as investing in a video game called ‘Shaun White Snowboarding’ and a clothing line called ‘WHT Space’.
Shaun White Personal Life
Shaun White was nicknamed “The Flying Tomato”, due to his shock of red hair.
He began a relationship with Phantogram music duo, Sarah Barthel in 2013 and they’ve been together ever since. White was arrested in 2017 near a hotel in Nashville for abusive consumption of alcohol and vandalism after attending the wedding party of the drummer of the Black Keys, Patrick Carney.
Shaun White Athletic Achievements
-Shaun White was the first to compete and medal in both the Summer and Winter X Games.
-He is the first snowboarder ever to land back to back double corks, at the Red Bull superpipe.
-Shaun remains the only skater to land the frontside heelflip 540 body varial. (The Armadillo).
-Shaun White was the first to land a Cab 7 Melon Grab in vert skateboarding.
-Shaun is the first snowboarder to win back-to-back gold medals in the Winter X-Games Superpipe.
-Shaun White is also the first athlete ever (on snowboard or skis) to win gold medals four years in a row in the Winter X-Games Superpipe.
-Shaun is the first (and only) person to win both a Summer and Winter Dew Cup.
-Shaun was the first to “three-peat” in SuperPipe at the Winter X Games.
-He holds the record for the highest score in the men’s halfpipe at the Winter Olympics. In 2018, he scored 97.75 on his last run.
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