About Shaun WhiteShaun White is a professional skateboarder form the United States, who has won to Olympic gold medals. He rose to prominence in 2002, when he first won Winter X Games. Since then, Shaun has never left this tournament without a medal. Shaun has participated in Winter Olympics twice in 2002 and 2006, both times winning gold in Snowboard Halfpipe events. Shaun White net worth is currently estimated at $20 million dollars.
Shawn was born in California, in a family of Italian and Irish ancestry. As a baby he had a serious heart defect, medically known as Tetralogy of Fallot. At the time nobody was sure he will ever be able to lead physically active life, not to mention becoming a world famous athlete. To the surprise of non-believers, after two operations, his heart was functioning normally by the age of one. Not only he became one of the greatest snowboarders in the world, sports boosted Shaun White net worth to tens of millions.