Shaun White Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Shaun White Net Worth – White is also known by his nicknames, “Future Boy”, “The Egg”, “The Flying Tomato”, and “The Animal”.
Shaun White is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder, and musician.
He has the record for the most X-Games gold medals and most Olympics gold medals by a snowboarder and won 10 ESPY Awards as well.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Shaun White was born on September 3, 1986, in San Diego, California, U.S. White holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
He is of Irish and Italian descent. He is the son of Cathy White and Roger Whileand grew up with his siblings, Kari, and Jesse White. His brother, Jesse is also his manager.
White was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a type of heart defect present at birth.
He spent his formative years riding Bear Mountain and Okemo, small ski resorts found in Ludlow, Vermont, and the San Bernardino Mountains of southern California.
White was nicknamed as the “The Flying Tomato” due to his shock of red hair.
He was arrested in September 2012 for public intoxication and vandalism after attending the wedding party of the drummer of The Black Keys, Patrick Carney.
Shaun White is in a relationship with his beloved girlfriend, Sarah Barthel. They have been dating for about five years after the first meeting backstage at Saturday Night Live.
White commenced skateboarding at the age of six after following his older brother to the nearby YMCA. After a year, he got his first sponsorship. He was included in four Winter Olympics then.
White won a Gold medal in 2006, 2010 and 2018 Winter Olympics in the snowboard halfpipe event. He then took a part in the Winter X Games and won a medal every year since 2002.
He collected 18 medals (13 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze) all of his winter competitions through 2013.
White later won the 2006 Winter Olympics in the half-pipe. In the finals, he scored 46.8 (50 is the highest possible score) to win. He also claims second with a points total of 44.0.
In 2008, White won third consecutive snowboard halfpipe. He also crowned the first “Burton Global Champion”. He took $100,000 for the event (Global Open Champ), $20,000 (1st Place Halfpipe), $90,000 (3rd Place Slopestyle).
Shaun White is considered as an American’s wealthiest Olympic athlete alongside Lindsey Vonn. As of 2018, his net worth is reported to be about $40 million.
As per the online source, White earns $100,000 as an annual salary and more from his endorsement deals. In 2012, his net worth was reported to be around $20 million.
After winning the gold medal in 2018, White received $37,500. Back in 2016, his prize money was estimated at $12,500.
At the age of 7, White had his first professional contract with IMG, which was later followed by CAA Sports.
White was sponsored by Oakley, Inc., Birdhouse Skateboards, Burton Snowboards, Target Corporation, Park City Mountain Resort, Red Bull, Ubisoft, Adio, and Hewlett-Packard.
White’s annual earnings were $9 million back in 2009 and currently, he receives $2 million from his deals.
White and his partner, Barthel bought 1,200 sq. feet house with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Hollywood for $1.6 million in December 2017. He also bought a house for $1.9 million in Park City, Utah, and NYC in 2008.