White is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He is best known as a multi-time Olympic Gold Medalist for half-pipe snowboarding. Shaun White has a net worth of $55 million, as of 2022.
USA’s gold medalist Shaun White celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony of the men’s snowboard halfpipe event of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver on February 18, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BCK (Photo credit should be ROBYN Beck/AFP via Getty Images
Bio and Early Life
|Full Name||Shaun Roger White|
|Birth Date / Age||September 3, 1986 / 35 years old|
|Birth Place||San Diego, California, USA|
|Source of Wealth||Snowboarding|
|Relationship status||Dating Nina Dobrev|
|Height||5 ft. 8 in. / 173 cm.|
|Net Worth||$55 Million|
Shaun Roger White was the son of Roger and Cathy White. He was born September 1986 in San Diego, California. His father worked for the San Clemente, California water department, while his mother was a waitress.
His father was an avid surfer as well. White has two older brothers, Jesse and Kari. Their family is also of Irish and Italian heritage.
The congenital defect of the heart that caused the gold medalist to be born was called Tetralogy of FallotThis required two open-heart operations in order to fix.
His family and he lived in a van at resort parking lots during his childhood. He rode the San Bernadino Mountains, Southern Cali, as a kid.
White was born in Torrey Pines High School. He then graduated from Carlsbad High School in the early 2000s.
USA’s Shaun White celebrates winning gold medal in the Men’s Halfpipe Snowboard at the Phoenix Snow Park during day five of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. (Photo by Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty Images).
Shaun White Net Worth & Career
Tony Hawk, skateboarding legend, was nine years old when White became friends with him. Hawk mentored White, and helped him to become a professional skateboarder when he was 16. Before that, Shaun was sponsored for his snowboarding skills.
Since 2002, White has competed in the Winter X-Games. He has brought home a medal each year since 2002. White has won 18 medals including 18 golds.
In 2006, he won his first Winter Olympic Games. He was immediately successful. He was awarded gold in the snowboarding event. Men’s Halfpipe event. He won the gold medal on the Halfpipe in 2010. He’d finish fourth in the event at the 2014 Winter games.
In 2018, White returned to his dominance, winning his third Olympic gold medal for the Men’s Halfpipe event. White is competing in his 35th Olympics.
Notably, White holds the record for the highest score in the Men’s Halfpipe when he scored a 97.75 at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Shaun White Twitter and Instagram
The snowboarding legend has 1.8million followers at the moment Instagram followers. White also has over 1.6 million followers on his website. Twitter account. He has over 1.2 million followers and 24,000,000 likes on his TikTok account.
Ubisoft developed White’s video game Shaun White Snowboarding in 2008. White also released a sequel in 2010 and a skateboarding title.
White has been the owner of Air + Style music festival, snowboard, and skateboard festivals since 2014. White purchased a minority stake in Mammoth Resorts two year later. He is now a part-owner in four ski areas, including Bear Mountain.
In January of 2022, he started his own active lifestyle brand named “Whitespace”. The company will be selling outerwear, snowboard gear, athletic equipment and streetwear apparel.
White’s one official run-in with the law came in 2012 when he was arrested for public intoxication and vandalism at a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.
The athlete has given generously throughout his career. Since 2008, he has granted 17 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Shaun White Girlfriend
White and Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries actress) began dating in 2019 They remain together despite some bumps and tribulations. Prior to dating Dobrev, Shaun was romantically involved with Sarah Barthel of the band Phantogram from 2013 to 2019.
Shaun White Net Worth
Shaun White has a net worth of $55 million. This is a result of years of being one of the most famous and decorated snowboarders on the planet. Additionally, he is one of the most recognizable snowboarders. Olympic He has been an athlete since 2002 when he first showed off his talents. His business ventures have helped him increase his net worth over the years.
LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 18: US Olympic snowboarder Shaun White attends The 2018 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)