Tony Hawk is an American professional skateboarder and actor who is probably famous, as he is the first skater in the world to perform the ‘900’ skateboarding trick. He is also the owner of the skateboard company, ‘Birdhouse.’
Anthony Frank Hawk, commonly known as “The Birdman,” was born on May 12, 1968, in Carlsbad, California. He was born to his father, Frank Peter Rupert Hawk, and mother, Nancy Hawk. He was raised in San Diego, California, with three siblings.
From childhood, Tony was very much interested in skateboarding and was gaining popularity among his friends for his skills. Hawk attended Jean Farb Middle School.
Tony Hawk had his fair share of dating and has been married four times. First, he was married to Cindy Dunbar, a professional skateboarder. Cindy was his high school sweetheart, and the couple was very much in love. The problem in their life started when they got married, and after three years, they got divorced. The couple is blessed with a son.
Tony Hawk’s second marriage was with beautiful Erin Lee. The couple were married for eight years and are blessed with two sons. Due to their personal differences, the couple got divorced. The third wedding of Tony Hawk was with Lhotse Merriam. The couple was married for five years, and they lived a very lavishing life together. But ultimately, they got divorced as there was no chemistry left between them.
His fourth wedding was with Kathy Goodman, and the couple is currently married and seems very happy with each other.
Tony Hawk started his professional skateboarding at the age of fourteen and joined the ‘Bones Brigade Team.’ The team consists of several other noted skateboarders, who had gained a lot of reputation from their success. By the age of sixteen, Tony was already one of the best skateboarders in the world.
Tony then decided to get into the world of business, and in partnership with a fellow skateboarder, he started a skateboarding boarding company called ‘Birdhouse.’ Initially, the company didn’t do any business and suffered a heavy loss. But as time passed by, and more people getting involved in the world of skating world, his company started making business.
Tony Hawks had already earned a lot of fame and fortune through his skateboarding skills. In order to expand his business, he then launched a video game series. The game series was launched by one of the leading game studios in the industry. Soon, the game received a lot of popularity and became a commercial hit.
Tony Hawk is the person who started the extreme sports tour. In the beginning, the tour didn’t pick up the pace, but after Tony’s retirement, it became successful. Tony has launched many parks under his foundation, and all the parks have a unique kind of fun.
Tony Hawk has a YouTube channel called ‘Ride,’ and he partnered with some of the best skaters in the industry. On this channel, he, along with other leading skateboarders, shows their skills and give the audience some tips regarding the skateboarding through videos.
Awards & Achievements
Tony Hawk was one of the most skilled skaters of all time. He has been nominated on numerous occasions for the major awards, and the list of achievements is very big. One of his biggest achievements would be winning the ‘Most Influential Skateboarders of all-time.’
Net Worth & Salary of Tony Hawk
The estimated net worth of Tony Hawk is approximately $150 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his contribution to the world of skateboarding. He has also earned a hefty income from his movie and television series career.
Tony Hawk is one of the smartest and most skilled skateboarders of all-time. He has achieved everything he had dreamed of through his hard work and sheer dedication to his career. Currently, he is married, and the couple is residing in California.