What do Lionel Messi and Tony Hawk have in common? They are the best of the best ones in their activities. The Argentine has conquered the world as one of the greatest soccer players ever. Meanwhile, 52-year-old Hawk is the best skateboarder of all time and has set some incredible milestones in his activity.
In 1999 Tony Hawk shocked the world after performing the best ‘900’ trick, consisting in spinning two turns and a half in the air, 900°. It was during that year’s X Games after no less than 11 attempts. By that time, he was launching his own videogame saga, which is still active nowadays for modern consoles. By the age of 48 he did the trick again in a private practice session.
Just days ago, Hawk has managed to do a 720, which consists in just two turns. At the age of 52, he has demonstrated some people do not crack after years. The skating star has a reported net worth of $140 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. He is by far the most decorated and highest-earning professional skateboarder in history.
To date, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater videogames’ saga has made more than $1.4 billion, one of the most successful titles ever. As for the Argentinian soccer ace, his reported net worth is $400 million. Will he ever have his own videogame?