Bob Burnquist Net Worth

Bob Burnquist Net Worth : $8 Million

Profile

A Brazilian Professional Skateboarder and Co-owner of Burnquist Organics

Nationality

Brazilian

Source of Wealth

Skateboarding and Business

Years of Experience

26 years (approx)

Date of Birth

October 10, 1976

Marital Status

Married

Children

2

Bob Burnquist’s Income & Total Net Worth

Bob Burnquist, with a net worth of $8 million, is a Brazilian professional skateboarder. He gathered his net worth through a successful skateboarding career and by running other businesses. His net worth also includes the earnings from lucrative sponsorship deal with Chipotle Mexican Grill. He is the fifth famous skateboarder to have ever landed 900 degree rotation in the history. He serves as the founder of Bob Burnquist Foundation. He also serves as the co-owner of Burnquist Organics and a non-profit organization encouraging ecological awareness, named the Action Sports Environmental Coalition. Besides this, he is a 12-time Gold medalist, 6-time Silver medalist, and 7-time Bronze medalist.

Business Ventures

Bob is involved in a sponsorship deal with Chipotle Mexican Grill, a chain of restaurants. With a mission- “food with integrity” utilizing organic ingredients, the project is aimed to cultivate new varieties of organic avocados, tomatoes, and peppers.

Apart from this, Bob has appeared in the TV commercial of Aero Chocolate Bars, and was seen on the famous television series, Kim Possible, as a guest. He has also been featured in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4, the hit video game. He graced the covers of several skateboarding magazines.

Recently, Bob was featured in a campaign, named “Got Milk? Mustache”, where he endorsed Lego, Activision, Oakley, and other large companies. He is sponsored by a California-based apparel company, named Hurley International.

Properties: Private Fortune

The personal fortunes of Bob include a luxurious mansion in Vista, California. He has added his own ramp and backyard skate pool. He is the co-owner of a restaurant, named Melodia. He also co-owns Burnquist Organics Company.

Philanthropic Work

He is associated with Bob Burnquist Foundation, an organization responsible to encourage organic farming. He supports the Action Sports Environmental Coalition, a charitable organization creating ecological awareness amongst skateboarders.

Bob Burnquist’s Career

Bob was born to a Brazilian mother and a Swedish-American father in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 10, 1976. He started skateboarding at a very early age of 11 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When he grew up, he went to North America. As a skateboarder, he is well-known for his innovative vert tricks. He is regarded for his signature skateboarding trick “one-footed smith grind”. He gained second position at the 2001 X-Games, with a score of 98. In 2005, he was the Gold medal recipient at the X-Games Best Trick Vertical Ramp Contest. Throughout his career, he won 26 medals in 52 events.

Filmography

Bob is not only famous for outstanding skateboarding, but also for featuring in films and TV series, mentioned below:

  • Nitro Circus (Television Series)
  • Grind (2003) (Actor)
  • Kim Possible (Television Series)
  • The Reality Of Bob Burnquist (Video Documentary) (Writer, Cinematographer and Producer)
  • X-Games 3D: The Movie
  • Estrelas
  • McConkey (Documentary)
  • Waiting for Lightening (Documentary)
  • Self In Rio (Television Series)

Video Games

Bob has been featured in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Video game. He was also featured in ESPN X Games Skateboarding.