Shaun White

Shaun White

Biography of Shaun White

Shaun White is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder, and musician.

He was named the "Chairman of the Board" on the Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards twice in 2007 and in  2010.

He was named the ninth-best snowboarder in the World in 2009 by the "Snowboarder Magazine".

He has also won the Revolver Golden Gods Award for "Most Metal Athlete". He has also involved in the acting field too. His Instagram account is @shaunwhite and has 1.4 million followers. 

Famous for 

  • He is well-known for winning the most X-Games gold medals
  • He is also known for winning most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder.

Early Life and Family 

Shaun White was born on September 3, 1986, in San Diego, California, USA. His birth name is Shaun Roger White.

His nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed (half Irish and half Italian). His zodiac sign is Virgo.

He was born to his father Roger White and his mother Cathy White. He has got an older brother named Jessie White and a sister named Kari White.

He grew up in his hometown San Diego and attended the Torrey Pines High School in the North County Coastal area of San Diego, California.

Shaun White Career (Snowboarder)

  • Shaun White began his career Hawk befriended the nine-year-old White at a local skatepark and mentored him, helping him turn pro in skateboarding at the age of 17. 
  •  White switched from skiing to snowboarding at age six.
  • White won gold in the snowboard halfpipe event at 2006, 2010, and 2018 Winter Olympics.
  • White has also participated in the Winter X Games, where he has won a medal every year since 2002.
  • At the 2006 Winter Olympics, White won gold in the half-pipe. 
  • White captured his third consecutive snowboard halfpipe title at the 2008 U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships.
  • He won the 2009 SuperPipe at Winter X Games XIII in 2009.
  • At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, White again won gold in the halfpipe.
  • In 2011, he won the historical 4th straight Gold in the Winter X Games, held in Aspen Colorado. 
  • White won his 6th consecutive SuperPipe victory in 2013. 
  • White finished fourth at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Halfpipe event.
  • On February 14, he won his third Olympic gold medal for the Men's Halfpipe event in the 2018 Winter Olympics. 

Personal Life and Girlfriend

Shaun is an unmarried guy. But he has been linked with a number of girls. Currently, he is romantically linked with Vampire Diaries actress Nina Dobrev.

They started dating in March of this year. On August 22, 2020, the cute couples were spotted hanging out at the beach with a few of their friends while on vacation in Tulum, Mexico. Previously, Shaun dated Sarah Barthel of the band Phantogram from 2013 to early 2020. 

Height and Weight 

Shaun is a good looking guy with an Athletic build body.

He stands 5 ft 8 inches tall and weighs 70 Kg.

His eye color is Hazel and his hair color is Red.

He has a straight sexual orientation. 

Net worth and Wealth 

As of 2020, The net worth of Shaun White is estimated to be $40 million. At present, he earns a whopping salary of $10 million per year.

His primary income source is his endorsement deals with many brands like Burton Snowboards, Oakley, Inc., Birdhouse Skateboards, Park City Mountain Resort, Target Corporation, Red Bull, Ubisoft, Adio, Hewlett-Packard, and American Express. 

In 2009, Forbes magazine estimated that he had earned $9 million from his endorsements in 2008. He also earns a decent amount of money by taking part in and winning snowboarding and skateboarding competitions or events. 

Facts About Shaun White 

1. Shaun was the first to land a Cab 7 Melon Grab in vert skateboarding. 

2. He remains the only skater to land the frontside heelflip 540 body varial. 

3. He is the first snowboarder to win back-to-back gold medals in the Winter X-Games SuperPipe.

4. He is the first (and only) person to win both a Summer and Winter Dew Cup.

5. He was the first to "three-peat" in SuperPipe at the Winter X Games.

6. He holds the record for the highest score in the men's halfpipe at the Winter Olympics. 

7. He is the first snowboarder ever to land back-to-back double corks, at the Red Bull superpipe.

8. He was the first to compete and medal in both the Summer and Winter X Games.

9. He has won 10 ESPY Awards. 

10. He had his first published interview in TransWorld SNOWboarding Magazine in 2003.  

Shaun White
Quick Facts of Shaun White
Celebrated Name Shaun White
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Shaun White
Birth Name Shaun White
Birth Date 1986-09-03
Gender Male
Profession Musician
Nationality American
Birthnation America
Place of Birth San Diego, California, USA
Ethnicity White
Famous for for winning the most X-Games gold medals and most Olympic gold medals by Snowboarder
Horoscope Virgo
Residence Los Angeles
Father Roger White
Mother Cathy White
Brother Jessie White
Sister Kari White
High School Torrey Pines High School
Career Start 2003-Present
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Sarah Barthel (2013-2020), Nina Dobrev (March 2020-Present)
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 70 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Style Short
Hair Color Red
Eye Color Hazel
Bearded Style Stubble or clean and Shaved
Net Worth $ 40 million
Salary $ 10 million per year
Source of Wealth Snowboarding and skateboarding career and endorsement deals
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