Tony Hawk Net Worth - Has Amassed Million From Multiple Endeavors
There are many hobbies that one can learn during their lifetime, and sometimes some hobbies become the defining feature of a man. There are also hobbies that one can master including painting, singing, dancing and of course, skateboarding. So when Tony Hawk decided to follow his skateboarding hobby and turn it into a career, no one could stop him.
Once a pro skateboarder, Tony Hawk's net worth is estimated at a grand of $140 million which is the highest out of any other pro skateboarders as of yet. And it does not seem like Tony will lose this title any time soon. So let's take a look and find out how he has managed to earn so much and what Tony Hawk's sources of income are.
Net Worth And Sources Of Income
As stated prior, Tony Hawk's net worth is estimated at a grand of $140 million. Nicknamed The legendary: Tony Hawk, this skateboarder has many fans and the fact that his wealth is such an outrageous amount makes them think what Tony Hawk's sources of income are.
And it does not seem like fans are too keen on waiting to find the answers out. So without further ado, here are all the ways Tony has managed to make his wealth and riches.
Earning From Skateboarding Career
Well, it should not come as a surprise to say that Tony's earnings as a pro skater were nothing short of generous and well-deserved. While most pro skaters make around $20 thousand a year, even though Tony started as a teen and made around $100K, Tony's later years were believed to give him millions. This was mostly because of his growth in popularity, his titles and his unmatchable skills.
This at least goes to show that Tony wasn't your average skater and his income from this alone was quite high.
It seems that when skateboarding was just a hobby for most, there were a few who decided to make a career out of it. Among them is Tony Hawk, who established his skateboarding company Birdhouse which was once under Blitz Distribution. Below are some of the products available on the company's website with their respective prices:
The prices of these quality products aren't too high and it seems that skaters just can't stop loving them. In fact, most of the boards available become sold out in a short time. So if you're thinking of getting your favorite board, best make it there quick.
Video Game Series
If you didn't already know, Tony signed a deal with Activision in 1998 for a game series, releasing 18 different titles. The games quickly became a fan favorite and sales were everywhere.
The popularity of the games was so high that the total sales have reached approximately $1.4 billion making it one of the most successful game series to date. It goes without saying that Tony Hawk's earnings from this make up a good chunk of his wealth.
Seeing how he had so many fans all over the world, Tony decided to set up a traveling show, and in 2002, he did just that. Starting the Boom Boom HuckJam, Tony has traveled the world performing, setting up live concerts and skating events.
The sales of the show were something no one could have expected and Tony Hawk's net worth consists quite a bit of his earnings from the sales of the show's tickets.
Appearances on Movies And TV Shows
Seeing how popular Tony became during his prime and how popular he still is, it shouldn't be weird for him to make a few cameo appearances in some popular shows and movies. His appearances may have been short but it was enough for fans to quickly recognize him and get surprised. Here are some of the most popular works in which Tony has appeared in:
- The Simpsons
- The Cleveland Show
- Last Man Standing
- Sharknado 5: Global Swarming
- The Masked Singer
These movies and shows, among many others, are quite popular and Tony is even set to appear on 2020s Skate God. Looking at the popularity of these shows and movies, we can expect Tony Hawk's salary to be a grand amount as well.
Sales From His Book
A little known fact about Tony Hawk that most people don't know is that he has written his own autobiography. Tony Hawk's book Occupation: Skateboarder, is one that readers love and enjoy and is even available for sale on Amazon.
The sales of the book also contributed quite a bit to Tony Hawk's net worth and it seems to be rising every year.
Tony Hawk started getting fame during his teens and his earnings were quite high, approximately $100,000 per year, most of which came from winning competitions. His first investment happened when he was 17 and it was in a house.
Since then, Tony, with advice from his father, Frank Peter Rupert Hawk, started investing in real estate and this decision was one of the best things in his life. While Tony did sell his house sometime later, the experience and lesson were one he will appreciate it forever.
Furthermore, the wealthy Tony is also the founder of the Tony Hawk Foundation and has contributed to over skatepark projects across the country.
Back in 2016, Tony bought a 120-140-year-old house in Woodbridge house. Tony Hawk's house was once a single-family home turned hospital turned apartment. Tony Hawk's wife, Catherine Goodman along with their kids live in this house and it seems to stay lively all day long. Not only was Tony satisfied, but even the real estate agent, James Tumey was ecstatic to have sold this house and posted on his Instagram.
Aside from this castle-like house, Tony also owns a Tesla Model S as his ride and it isn't just him in the family that loves this house. Aside from this Tesla, Tony also owns a Lexus LS 600h. These fancy cars also reflect Tony Hawk's net worth and it seems that Tony Hawk's children Riley Hawk, Kadence Hawk, Spencer Hawk, Keegan Hawk, and his stepsons, Miles Hawk, and Calvin Hawk love the house and their life.
- First Skateboarder to do the 900
- The Big Lebowski is his favorite movie
- Has been married more than once
- His brother Steve Hawk is the editor of Surfer Magazine
- His ancestor Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson Valley.