Shaun White- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth- $40 Million

Introduction

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Shaun Roger White was born on September 3, 1986 in San Diego, California, U.S. his mother was Cathey White and father Roger White. He was born in a family of five mother, father, and sister an older brother. His family supported him very much in his initial days of career. In fact he learned snowboarding from his brother. He has many nick names like The Flying Tomato, The Egg, The Animal and Future Boy. He got the nickname ‘The Flying Tomato’ due to his red hair. His ancestors are Italian and Irish. He is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. Shaun White has won 10ESPY Awards and is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Not only has this he held the X-games records for the gold medals. Besides this, he has a highest overall medal count. He had two open heart operation when he was a baby. He was born with a congenital heart defect, Tetralogy of Fallot. Shaun White actually has more number of gold medals than the overall medals.

Career

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Shaun white at the age of nine drew the eyes of everyone at the skateboarder scene. He was befriended with the professional skateboard Tony Hawk at this very little age. Hawk helped Shaun and mentored him to turn pro in skateboarding at the age of 17. He won a number of titles and awards for skateboarding. He got Action Sports Tour champion and was the first person to win both summer and Winter X games.

At the age of six Shaun skip from skiing to snowboarding. For snowboarding he followed the footspeps of his older brother. Shaun participated in three Winter Olympic Games. In 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics, Shaun won gold in the snowboard halfpipe event. Since 2002 every year Shaun participate in Winter X Games and won medal. He has total 18 medals (13 gold, 3 silver and 2 Bronze) till 2013 in Winter X Games. Besides this, he won Air and Style Contest in 2003 and 2004.

In 2006 Winter Olympics, Shaun White won gold medal in the Halfpipe. He got his consecutive third title in 2008 in the snowboard Halfpipe. Shaun White was crowned the first ‘Burton Global Open Champion’ in the 2007 Open. His first videogame ‘Shaun White Snowboarding’ was released on November 16, 2008 in North America which became the 20th best-selling game in the United States. In the year 2009, Shaun won the FIS World Cup Men’s Halfpipe event at Vancouver’s Cypress Mountain. Again in 2010, Shaun won gold in the Halfpipe at Vancouver. In 2011, he won the fourth Gold Medal in Winter X Games held in Aspen Colorado.

Shaun White become the first person to receive the title ’perfect 100’ soring 100 in the man’s Snowboard Superpipe in the history of Winter X Games in the year 2012. In 2013, Shaun was the one who got third place in the Pipe & Slope contest at the FIS Snowboard World Cup in Copper Mountain, Colorado.

Acting and Music

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For the first time he appeared in the film Friend with Benefits in the year 2011. In 2013, he played a role in the episode ‘Da Flippiry Flop’ and in 2014 in the movie Cloud 9. Shaun White also plays Guitar and appeared in the rock band Bad things.

Athletic Achievements

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Shaun White was the first snowboarder who land back to back double corks in the red Bull Superpipe event. He is the only staker to land the firstside heelflip 540 body varial. Moreover, he is the first man to land a Cab 7 Melon Grab in vert skateboarding. Shaun White got the title ‘Transworld Snowboarding’s Rider of the year’ twice and for the most Metal Athlete he won the ‘Revolver Golden Gods Award’. The list is not over yet, he was named the ‘Chairman of the Board’ on the Spike TV Guys Choice Awards. He received many titles and the number of awards including gold medals, silver medals and bronze medal.

Media Appearances

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His first interview was published in Transworld Snowboarding Magazine in 2003. His documentary in 2005 came out, First Descent. In 2007, he appeared in a TV show ‘the Girl Next Door’. The cover of ‘the Complete Book’ of the Winter Olympics 2010 Edition was Shaun White. As a guest, he appeared in The Tonight show with Jay Leno in 2010. Shaun White was arrested for public intoxication and vandalism. At this time he stayed at the hotel Nashville, Tennessee. It is in the news that he has a girlfriend. Shaun’s girlfriend name is Bar Refaeli.

Richness

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Shaun White’s net worth is $40 million. He earn $10 Million every year. He is in list of Forbes 40 and is the World’s most valuable Sports brand. Shaun White buys a $9 Million beachfront mansion in Malibu. He also has multiple homes in San Diego. The house got stunning views of the beech and ocean. It has swimming pool also, it covers 2,625 square foot. It has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and one bedroom guest house. Currently, he is a partner of BFgoodrich, Burton, Oakley, Vail resorts, Stride, target and Ubisoft. The endorsement helped him to earn an estimate of $10 Million per year. Shaun White has won dozens of awards .He won more than 10 X Games and two Olympic Games Gold medal. He drives Lambhorgigni LP-640 and Audi car.

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