Shaun White Net Worth: How Many Medals Has Shaun Won at the Olympics?
American Shaun Roger White used to be a pro snowboarder and skateboarder. He has been to the Olympics five times and won three gold medals in the half-pipe snowboarding event. He has won more gold medals at the X Games and the Olympics than anyone else in the world. He has also won 10 ESPY Awards in different categories over the course of his career.
White started his career young as a snowboarder and skateboarder, and now he is one of the best-paid and most successful Olympians in sports. Shaun White is one of the most well-known snowboarders. He has won three gold medals at the Olympics, 15 gold medals at the X Games, and 11 ESPY Awards.
Shaun White Quick Info
|Real Name||Shaun Roger White|
|NickName:||Future Boy, The Animal, The Egg, The Flying Tomato|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||3 September 1986|
|Age/How Old:||35 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs.
On September 3, 1986, Shaun Roger White was born in San Diego, California. He was born with a birth defect in his heart, and he had to have two open-heart surgeries before he turned one. Roger White, his father, used to work for the water department in San Clemente, and his mother was a waitress.
White grew up with his sister Kari and his brother Jesse White, who were both older than him. He did what his older brother Jesse was doing at the famous YMCA park in San Diego when he was a teen. He started snowboarding when he was very young and spent a lot of time in small ski resorts in Ludlow, Vermont, and the San Bernardino Mountains.
Shaun started winning snowboarding competitions when he was 7 years old, and he also signed a deal with Burton Snowboards. Then, when he was 9, the professional skateboarder Tony Hawk helped him improve his skills at a skatepark in San Diego. White went to Torrey Pines High School in 2001, and then he dropped out of high school in 2002 to start a career.
Shaun White’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shaun White is an American musician, skateboarder, and snowboarder who is worth $65 million. White is one of the most successful and well-paid Olympians of all time. He is also known as “The Flying Tomato” because of his red hair. He has won 15 X Games gold medals and three gold medals at the Olympics (13 for snowboarding and two for skateboarding).
Shaun signed a 10-year endorsement deal with Burton Snowboards worth millions of dollars in 2009. He also has a close business relationship with the energy drink, Red Bull. Target, Oakley, Hewlett-Packard, and Ubisoft are among the other companies that have backed him. Shaun makes about $10 million a year from these endorsements, and he doesn’t even have to snowboard.
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Career of Shaun White
Tony Hawk, one of the best skateboarders of all time, saw Shaun’s talent when he was very young. Shaun began training with Tony when he was 9 years old, and by the time he was 16, he was a pro skateboarder. It’s interesting that he started out skiing and then switched to skateboarding when he was 6.
White started competing at the X Games, and notably, he has clinched every medal at the games since 2000. In 2006, he went to the Winter Olympics for the first time. In the half-pipe event, he won the gold medal. White’s own video game, called “Shaun White Snowboarding,” came out in 2008. It was the 20th best-selling game in the United States in 2008.
White went to the Olympics for the second time in 2010, at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He again won the gold medal. In 2012, he made history by being the first snowboarder to ever get a score of 100 in the men’s Snowboard SuperPipe event at the Winter X Games. But at the 2014 Winter Olympics, he came in fourth place, just a hair’s breadth away from making the podium.
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At the 2016 Winter Olympics, he won the gold medal and took back his title. Even though he had a major injury that required 62 stitches on his face, he still beat everyone. With his gold medal, Team USA won its 100th medal at the Winter Olympics.
- 2006 Winter Olympics: Gold Medal
- He was the first athlete to compete in both the Summer and Winter X Games and win a medal in each.
- 2010 Winter Olympics: Gold Medal
- Gold Medal- 2016 Winter Olympics
- He has the most gold games, medals, and Olympic gold medals of any skateboarder in the world.
White was dating Sarah Barthel of the band Phantogram from 2013 until 2019. In 2019, he started seeing Nina Dobrev, who is an actress. Shaun White and Nina Dobrev knew each other through people they both knew.
In 2012, at the Teen Choice Awards, they met for the first time. White gave Dobrev a prize, but the two of them never spoke. Seven years after the first time they met, they saw each other again at a Tony Robbins seminar in Florida. From there, they linked up, and the rest, as the saying goes, is history.
How Many Medals Has Shaun White Won at the Olympics?
White has been to the Winter Olympics five times in his life. White won gold in the snowboard halfpipe event at 2006, 2010, and 2018 Winter Olympics. White has also taken part in and won a medal at the Winter X Games every year since 2002. White won men’s halfpipe snowboarding gold medals at the 2006 Games in Torino, the 2010 Games in Vancouver, and the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang.
He has won more gold medals and overall medals at the X Games than any other athlete in history. Shaun won gold medals at the X Games in 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 in the superpipe and slopestyle events. He won gold medals in vert at the 2007 and 2011 X Games, as well as silver and bronze medals in 2005, 2010, and 2008.
White set the record for the highest score in the men’s halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics. He got a score of 97.75. In 2009, “Revolver” gave Shaun the Golden Gods Award for “Most Metal Athlete,” and “Snowboarder” put him tenth in the world. “Transworld Snowboarding” has chosen him twice as Rider of the Year.