A two-time Olympic gold medalist, Shaun White has been a competitive snowboarder for many years. In fact, he has finished first on the podium a staggering 13 times at the Winter X Games. This month, he will be representing the U.S. at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Interested in learning more about the Olympic athlete? You’re on the right page- we have more cool facts on him down below.
Shaun White Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Shaun Roger White
The Flying Tomato (due to his vibrant, red hair)
Professional Snowboarder, Professional Skateboarder, Olympic Athlete
As a snowboarder, Shaun White is perhaps best known for having won two gold medals at the Winter Olympics. In addition to that, he currently also holds the record for the most wins at the X-Games.
Age – How Old is He?
He is 31 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
His birthday is on September 3, 1986
Place of Birth/Hometown
Born in San Diego, California, Shaun White has spent most of his life in Southern California.
He is of Irish and Italian descent
Shaun White Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’8 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 1.73 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
His current weight is approximately 154 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
His current weight is approximately 70 kg
His body measurements are unavailable at this time
His waist size is unknown
His shoe size has not been disclosed to the public
Is Shaun White Currently in a Relationship?
The Olympic athlete is currently in a relationship with Sarah Barthel, an artist who is best known as one half of the electronic rock duo, Phantogram.
Shaun White’s Girlfriends
In the past, he has been romantically involved with Bar Refaeli, Sarah Barthel, Arielle Vandenberg, and Summer Spiro.
He has a sister named Shari.
He has a brother named Jesse White.
No, Shaun White does not have any children.
As a teen, Shaun White went to Torrey Pines High School in the North County Coast region of San Diego.
As far as we can tell, Shaun White has not gone to college.
For now, information on Shaun White’s salary is unavailable.
As far as we can tell, Shaun White’s net worth currently stands at around $40 Million.
As far as hobbies go, he enjoys playing the guitar, surfing, as well as mountain biking
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Snowboarding, surfing, and mountain biking
Born on September 3rd, he is a Virgo
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Shaun White’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Shaun White’s Instagram Username
Shaun White’s Facebook Account
Shaun White’s Youtube Channel
Shaun White’s Twitter Username
Shaun White’s Snapchat Username
Shaun White’s Snapchat username is @ShaunWhiteSnap
Other Interesting Facts:
- Born with a congenital heart defect, he underwent two open-heart surgeries to correct the condition before he turned one
- When he was nine years old, he befriended Tony Hawk at a local skatepark; the professional skateboarder would go on to mentor him for the next eight years
- As a skateboarder, he has won many competitions including the Action Sports Tour Event
- Originally a skier, he switched to snowboarding at the age of six, after his older brother Jesse did the same
- He is the first athlete to have ever won four consecutive gold medals at the Winter X Games Superpipe event
- He received his first sponsor at the age of seven; since then, he has worked with numerous brands including Target Corporation, Adio, Red Bull, Oakley, and Burton Snowboards, to name a few
- In 2011, he made his on-screen debut as himself in the comedy film, Friends with Benefit
- At one point, he also voiced a character in the popular animated series, American Dad!
- Outside of snowboarding, he is also the guitarist for the electronic rock band, Bad Things
- In the past, his journey to the Olympics was followed in a film called Don’t Look Down
- In 2011, he appeared in an episode of the reality show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
- Prior to the 2018 Winter Games, he crashed into the edge of as superpipe- the incident led him to require 62 stitches