Tony Hawk Net Worth, Career, Personal Life And All You Need To Know

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Tony Hawk is a professional skateboarder from America. He is also a successful entrepreneur. Tony Hawk is one of the most popular and recognized skateboarders in the world. He is also rated amongst the highest-earning professional skateboarder in history.

Net Worth

Tony Hawk has a net worth of $140 million dollars. He has earned tens of millions of dollars during his career. The famous star has also many endorsement deals and has earned money from endorsing various brands as well. His major income comes from his tournament prizes, appearance fees, and more. Tony also launched his eponymous video game which generated billions in revenue worldwide. As a teenager, he earned100,000 per year with prizes and sponsorships.

Early Life

Anthony Frank Hawk was born in San Diego, California on May 12, 1968.  He was brought up by his parents Nancy and Frank Peter Rupert Hawk. He first appeared in public as a professional skateboarder when he was only eight years old. His parents supported him as he showed immense talent. Tony was sponsored by Dogtown Skateboards at the age of 12 and he soon turned a professional at the age of 14.

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Career

When he was 14, Hawk signed with the Powell Peralta professional team and made his debut. Tony started playing as a skater, throughout the 1980s and ’90s. When he turned 16, he was rated among the top skateboarders in the world. Tony Hawk traveled the world and raised awareness of the sport. Tony Hawk has won Gold at 10 X Games, Silver at three, and Bronze at two.

At the X Games Hawk achieved a legendary feat and became the first skateboarder to air on a skateboard. It took him eleven tries, but he finally achieved his goal. Hawk decided to retire from competitive skating and became the first person to get approval to skateboard on the White House grounds. He was invited by Barack Obama to the Father’s day celebration. Hawk has been awarded the title of the most influential skateboarder by the Transworld Skateboarding Magazine.

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Investments

Tony is an investor and has invested in dozens of ventures. The major investments that he has made were done in Birdhouse Skateboards, Hawk Clothing, and a film production company called 900 films.

Philanthropy

Hawk has supported the skateboarding game and has promoted it whenever he got the opportunity to do so. He created the Tony Hawk Foundation to combat the lack of safe and legal skateparks located in the United States. He rose over $5.8 million for the foundation and contributed and carried out almost 596 skatepark projects across the country. The foundation has achieved Robert Wood Johnson Sports Award in 2015.  Hawk is the co-founder of Athletes for Hope.

Personal Life

Hawk and Cindy Dunbar started dating in high school. They got married in April 1990. The couple has a son together who is named Riley Hawk. Their son was born in 1992. Riley is also a skateboarder and is sponsored by Lakai Limited Footwear and Baker Skateboards. Hawk and Dunbar got a divorce in 1994. Hawk got married to Erin Lee in 1996 and they got a divorce in 2004. They have two sons, Spencer (b. 1999) and Keegan (b. 2001). Hawk got married again to Lhotse Merriam in 2006 and broke up with her in 2011. They have one daughter, Kadence Clover Hawk, who was born in 2008. Hawk married for the fourth time to Cathy Goodman in Ireland. Hawk resides with his current wife in Encinitas, California.

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