Tony Hawk is a skateboarder pro and entrepreneur who was born in California. He is famous and highest-earning professional skateboarder in history. Tony earned huge profit from his own video game which has earned him billion all over the world. He has got so many huge paychecks for many years. Even in his teenage, he was earning over $100,000 per year between prizes and sponsorships as Skateboarder. In high school, Tony earned more than his teachers. He bought a family house as he passed to senior in high school.
How was his early life?
Anthony Frank Hawk was brought into this world on May 12, 1968 and belonged to San Diego of California. His parents are Nancy and Frank Peter Rupert Hawk. His began skateboarding when he was just eight, with his older brother’s old skateboard. Tom Hawk’s parents let him do it, as to let out his extra energy. The “hyperactive” and “gifted” Hawk learned about his talent for skateboarding, and got his first sponsor when was 12 from Dogtown Skateboards and became an professional at the young age of 14.
How did Tony Hawk start his career?
At the age of 14, Hawk got invited by Powell Peralta professional team, and was star in the Bones Brigade videos. Hawk was already seen as a street skater, but he had to prove his skills as a vertical skater, which he had done in 1980s and ’90s. By the time he was 16, he became one of the top skateboarders in the world.
Tony Hawk kept dominating skateboarding competitions, for over 12 years in a row as the National Skateboard Association world champion, winning over 70 competitions. He would try to create some new moves that are now normal moves in the sport, including the gymnast plant, the ollie-to-Indy, the Saran wrap, and the frontside 540-rodeo flip. He has been around the world participating in competitions and doing some skating awareness of the sport.
How much is Tony Hawk’s Net Worth?
Tom Hawk has an estimated Net Worth of $140 million approximately. His game series had 18 games, and is popular. The series has made more than $1.4 billion, making it one of the most famous game.