Tony Hawk Net Worth 2021: Salary, Cars, Income, Endorsements

One of the best moments in Hawks career came in 1999 when he became the first person to do the trick "900". He was very proud of himself and soon after announced his retirement.
Tony-Hawk-Net-worth 2021
Net Worth$140 million
Age53 years
BornMay 12, 1968
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Source of WealthProfessional Skateboarder, Owner of Birdhouse, Sponsorships
Last Updated2021

Tony Hawk is a former professional skateboarder. He is currently the owner of the skateboard company ‘Birdhouse’. He was born on May 12, 1968, in San Diego, California, USA.

Hawk is one of the most famous names in the skateboarding world. Having retired in 2003, he is still a part of the game one way or another. Hawk has been involved in various philanthropic activities surrounding Skateboarding in general. He is also the founder of the Tony Hawk Foundation. The foundation helps to build skateparks in underprivileged areas around the world.

The “Birdman” as he is called has a video game named after him, he has also been a part of/mentioned in many movies and television shows.

In this article, we will have a look at Tony Hawk’s Endorsements, Net Worth, Personal Information, Family, Career details, Controversies, FAQs, etc

Tony Hawk’s Net worth

In 2021, Tony Hawk’s net worth is estimated to be around $140 million (USD). He has earned his net worth through his company, endorsements, and competing in skating competitions during his career. 

Tony Hawk’s Endorsements

Here are a few companies that he currently endorses:

  • Birdhouse (His own company)
  • Vans
  • Independent
  • Bones
  • Nixon
  • Proto (Skateboarding Shoes)
  • Liquid Death: Mountain water

Tony Hawk’s Cars

The Skateboarder reportedly learned to drive in a 1977 Honda Civic. Tony Hawk’s car collection includes:

  • Grand Cherokee Jeep SRT8
  • Chevy Corvette Sting Ray-1964
  • Yukon XL Denali
  • Tesla Model S
  • Ford Mustang
  • Lexus LFA

Tony Hawk’s House

Tony Hawk owns a mansion in San Diego, California. The mansion reportedly has a massive skatepark inside it.

Tony Hawk’s Personal Info

The following is Professional skateboarder, Tony Hawk’s info:

Full NameAnthony Frank Hawk
Date of BirthMay 12, 1968
Age53 years
Place of BirthSan Diego, Calafornia, USA
Parents NameNancy and Frank Hawk
Participated inVert (Vertical) Skateboarding, Street Skateboarding
NicknameThe Birdman
SchoolTorrey Pines High School
Turned Pro in1982
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Height1.91m (6’3″)
Weight78 kg
WifeCatherine Goodman (current), Lhotse Merriam (former), Erin Lee (former), Cindy Dunbar (former)
ChildrenRiley Hawk, Spencer Hawk(Gupi), Kandence Hawk, Keegan Hawk
SiblingsSteve Hawk (brother), Lenore and Patricia Hawk (Sisters)
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBlue
ReligionNot known
Known asProfessional Skateboarder

Tony Hawk’s Skateboarding Career

Hawk started early and was already doing well during his school years. His parents too supported his skateboarding because it served as an outlet for his excessive energy.

Hawk’s skills developed, and he became a professional skateboarder at age 14. He started competing in big tournaments in 1983.

The first championship he won was the Spring Nationals Contest in 1983. He followed it up by winning the Summer World Series in the same year.

In 1994, he started hitting his peak by winning the Sundek Pro Skateboard Challenge, Booney Ramp Contest, NSA Summer Series, and the NSA Summer Series.

He followed this up by winning 5 tournaments in 1985 and 1986. By this time he had already started getting recognition all around the world. To add to this he started creating his own tricks which added to his already established caliber.

Tony Hawks’ best years were between 1988-1992. His 50th Solo championship victory came in the 1997 X games. One of the best moments in Hawks career came in 1999 when he became the first person to do the trick “900”. He was very proud of himself and soon after announced his retirement.

But he still competed in the X Games. Tony Hawks finally retired in 2003 and after winning in the X Games. In 2009, Tony Hawk was inducted into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame at its inaugural ceremony.

Tony Hawk’s Accomplishments

The following are Tony Hawk’s accomplishments in the Summer X Games representing the U.S.A.:

Gold Medal

  • 1995 Rhode Island (Vert)
  • 1997 San Diego (Vert)
  • 1997 San Diego (Vert Doubles)
  • 1998 San Diego (Vert Doubles)
  • 1999 San Francisco (Vert Doubles)
  • 1999 San Francisco (Vert Best Trick)
  • 2000 San Francisco (Vert Doubles)
  • 2001 Philadelphia (Vert Doubles)
  • 2002 Philadelphia (Vert Doubles)
  • 2003 Los Angeles (Vert Best Trick)

Silver Medal

  • 1995 Rhode Island (Park)
  • 1996 Rhode Island (Vert)
  • 2001 Philadelphia (Vert Best Trick)

Bronze Medal

  • 1998 San Diego (Vert)
  • 1999 San Francisco (Vert)
  • 2002 Philadelphia (Vert Best Trick)

Tony Hawk’s Wives & Children

Cindy Dunbar: The couple is rumored to have met and begun dating in High School. Hawk married Dunbar in April 1990 and the couple had a kid together named Riley Hawk in 1992. Their marriage couldn’t stand the test of time and the two parted ways in 1993.

Riley Hawk has followed his father’s footsteps and is a Professional Skateboarder and a Model himself.

Erin Lee: The skateboarder then began dating Erin Lee and ended up marrying her in September 1996. The couple has two sons named Spencer and Keegen born in 1999 and 2001 respectively. The couple divorced in 2004.

Spencer Hawk is a musician and is better known by the name ‘Gupi’. It is not known what Keegan does.

Lhotse Merriam: Tony Hawk married Merriam in 2006. She was a journalist who has worked in sporting events like X-games, Winter Sports 2002, etc. They both had a girl named Kadence Clover Hawk in 2008.

Their marriage ended after Lhotse discovered that Tony was having an affair with Cathy Goodman. They walked separate ways in 2011.

Cathy Goodman: After the affair was brought to light, Tony Hawk officially started dating Goodman and married her in 2015. They have remained together since. Cathy Goodman is a theater and film producer by profession. They don’t have any kids together.

Tony Hawk’s Controversies

Blood Skateboards: In 2021, Tony Hawk teamed up with Liquid Death to release a line of limited-edition skateboards infused with his own blood. The company mixed his blood with paint and sold each board for $500. All the boards got sold out. This was very controversial and many people didn’t like it including Lil Nas X.

A few days before Hawk promoted the “blood board”, Lil Nas X teamed up with MSCHF and converted 666 Nike shoes into “Satan Shoes” by adding a drop of his blood in the soles. This was met by heavy backlash including getting sued by Nike themselves.

Cheating on Lhotse Merriam: The Skateboarding legend cheated on his then-wife Lhotse Merriam when the duo was married together. What made it even worse was the fact that he cheated with his friend’s wife. The said “friend” was the best man at his wedding with Merriam.

Tony Hawk cheated with Cathy Goodman who would turn out to be his 4th wife. Lhotse allegedly found out about an affair after coming to know about a ticket that Hawk had booked for Goodman to her on a romantic getaway. Merriam divorced Hawk soon after.

Tricks Invented by Tony Hawk

He has invented 80+ tricks. Some of them are:

  • 89 Vert Tricks Invented by Tony Hawk
    • 720
    • 900
    • 360 flip mute to fakie
    • 360 frontside rock ‘n’ roll.
    • 360 ollie to backside boardslide.
    • 360 varial disaster
    • 360 varial McTwist, etc.

FAQs about Tony Hawk

Q. Why is Tony Hawk so famous?

A. In 1980-90, Hawk dominated skateboarding competitions. He won 70+ titles and was named the top vert skater every year between 1984 and 1996. He has also invented many new moves.

Q. Is Tony Hawk the best skateboarder ever?

A. Yes, it can be argued that he is the best skateboarder ever as he has taken the sport to another level.

Q. Is Tony Hawk the richest skateboarder ever?

A. Yes, Hawk’s net worth is around $140 million which makes him the richest skateboarder to date. (Earned through skateboarding prizes and endorsements)

Q. What is the Tony Hawks video game?

A. The “Tony Hawk Pro skater” series is named after him.

Q. Who is the best skateboarder of all time?

A. Undoubtedly, Tony Hawk

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