Tony Hawks is a famous yet former American Skateboarder and Actor. In modern times he is considered to be the most influenced skateboarder. At the age of nine, he began interested in skating and started skating on his brother’s blue fibreglass skateboard.
At that time, he has no idea that he will become one of the pioneer vertical skateboarders. Hawks used to practice in Oasis Skate park when he was 12. He was incredible at this sport from a young age.
Tony Hawks (full name Anthony Frank Tony Hawk) was born in Carlsbad, California, on May 12, 1968, to Frank Peter and Nancy. In this early life, he gives many indications that he is intelligent and talented.
He did schooling from Jeans Farb Middle School in 1980. There he sponsored further for stake boarding. At his young age, he did a lot of struggle to be the best skateboarder, but whenever he failed, he never gets disappointed. He always pushes himself to be a better skateboarder every day.
Tony was very passionate about this sport and wants to pursue his career in this field. Moreover, he teaches himself to become more stringent and best from everyone else. At the age of 16, he becomes one of the known and top skateboarders of America.
Beginning of Career
Tony joined the great team called Bones Bridge in 1982. At that time, he began his professional career in this sport. The team has well-known yet professional skateboarders starting from Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill, and others. However, Tony gained much respect and reputation from this step of his career.
Moreover, Hawks was part of many movies and TV shows from the starting of his career. In 1986, he did double in the film “Thrashin” for Josh Brolin.
He started his own skateboard company named “BirdHouse” along with his compatriot, Per Welinder. In the starting times, the company did a lot of struggle to meet its needs. But later, this company become very popular at the time of 1995, when skateboarding gets limelight in America.
Tony was the first-ever skater who was a part of the “900” competition. This competition involves a 90-degree trick in half midair revolution. Tony did this trick on June 27, 1999.
In 1990, he married Cindy Dunbar and had a son named Riley Hawks. However, the relationship between was not good enough and divorced each other in 1993.
After three years, Tony married to Erin Lee in the years 1996. Both blessed with two sons Keegan and Spencer. But their marriage ended in 2004.
His last marriage was with Lhotse Merriam and have one child together, Kadence Clover. In 2011 both got a divorce.
Tony Hawks Personal Details
|Real Name||Anthony Frank Tony Hawk|
|Date of Birth||May 12, 1968|
|Place of Birth||Carlsbad|
|Profession / Occupation||Skateboarder|
Tony Hawks Body Stats
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Shoe Size||13 US|
Tony Hawks Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Cindy Dunbar (M. 1990–1993), Erin Lee (M. 1996–2004), Lhotse Merriam (M. 2006–2011)|
|Father Name||Frank Peter Rupert Hawk|
|Children||Kadence Clover Hawk, Keegan Hawk, Riley Hawk, Spencer Hawk|
Tony Hawks Net Worth
According to the 2020 estimate, Tony Hawks’ net worth is around $140 million. He began stake boarding at a very young age and became famous in this sport when he was only 16 years. He earned most of the money from his sports career. Moreover, he used to appear on TV and movies as a guest appearance. Furthermore, he made 10 million dollars from his endorsement career. Tony launched a video game and earned billions of revenue from it.
Facts About Tony Hawks
- In modern times he is considered to be the most influenced skateboarder.
- Tony was very passionate about this sport and wants to pursue his career as a skater.
- So, Tony joined the great team called Bones Bridge in 1982.
- Hawks were part of many movies and TV shows from the starting of his career.
- He was the first-ever skater who was a part of the “900” competition.