Skateboarding is not your usual sport everyone follow, its is for twisted mind teen agers and over the years one name comes to mind when we talk about Tony Hawk who is easily the face of Skateboarding not only in USA but around the world as well. You might not know but Skateboarding competitions pay alot and there are huge endorsement deals which follows the successfull skaters so lets take a look at top 10 highest paid and richest skateboarders of all times.
|2||Stavros Niarchos III||29||USA(Greece)||$100m||Family Wealth|
|4||Ryan Sheckler||24||USA||$16m||MTV Show|
|6||Rob Dyrdek||39||USA||$15m||TV Prroducer|
Most of the above guys got most of their money from endorsment deals, tv shows and movies. Tony Hawks net worth is easily more than $100 million, and that mostly came from the massive recognition and endorsement deals came his way. From red bull to games he has a long list of sponsorships deals.
Ryan Sheckler and Rob Dyrdek are the two professional skaters who got more famous by making their on tv shows, both produce shows focused on teens and young people on MTV.
Ryan Sheckler III was a good skateboarder but his $100 million net worth came from his family wealth, He was born to a greek father and his grandfather Ryan Sheckler Sr has one of the biggest shipping business in greece.