Mikaela Shiffrin

Mikaela Shiffrin 2022: Net Worth, Salary & Endorsements

A two-time Olympic gold medalist, three-time Overall World Cup champion, Mikaela Shiffrin is a very talented skier. Her disciplines include slalom, giant slalom, and other competitions. She won the slalom competition gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics while winning the gold at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics for giant slalom. A legend in every sense, Shiffrin is the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history at the age of 18. Moreover, she is a four-time world champion in slalom and a six-time winner of the World Cup events. Altogether, she has won 11 medals in the World Championship events which make her the most decorated skier alpine skier in history.

Early Life

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Born to Eileen and Jeff Shiffrin on March 13, 1995, Shiffrin was brought up in Vail, Colorado. Her skiing roots came from her father who was a skier himself when he was young. He raced for Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. Having an elder brother who attended Burke Mountain Academy in northeastern Vermont, she very much stole the limelight even when she was young.

At the age of 14, she won her first titles at the Topolino Games in Italy for both the slalom and GS. She continued her success by winning the slalom bronze medal at the FIS Junior World Ski Championships held in Switzerland. From there, her career skyrocketed to far greater heights.

Mikaela Shiffrin Career

Making her debut when she was just 16, Shiffrin won the many events, thereafter. She took her first slalom title at the US National Championships at Winter Park, Colorado, and in turn, became the youngest champion in the sport. Her first World Cup victory came in Sweden in December 2012. Her famous breakthrough came during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. After a strong first run, she put up the points on the board for her to claim the gold medal. Significantly, she became the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history. From there, it was an upward trajectory for the wonder kid.

Soon after winning the gold medal in slalom, she won her first gold in the GS competition to the delight of the fans in Solden. A number of World Championships medals saw her elevating her status amongst the greats. She won gold medals at Beaver Creek, St. Moritz, Are, and Cortina d'Ampezzo to add to her medals tally. After that, she finally got her hands on the giant slalom gold medal at the Olympics. The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics saw her winning the gold medal while also winning the silver medal for the combined competition. Thus, Shiffrin is one of the best slalom riders in the world.

Achievements

  • World Championships–Slalom Gold Medal (2013, Schladming)

  • Olympic Games–Slalom Gold Medal (2014, Sochi)

  • World Championships–Slalom Gold Medal (2015, Beaver Creek)

  • World Championships–Slalom Gold Medal (2017, St. Moritz)

  • World Championships–Giant Slalom Gold Medal (2017, St. Moritz)

  • Olympic Games–Giant Slalom Gold Medal (2018, Pyeongchang)

Mikaela Shiffrin net worth

After all her incredible victories at different competitions, she has a net worth of $3 million. Moreover, she earns $515,000 per year and is one of the top-paid athletes in the world. She has tied up with major companies like Adidas, Barilla, Visa, Longines, Bose, IKON Pass, and Oakley. Some of the other suppliers are Atomic, Reusch, and Leki. The talented skier is still young and has a long way to go before she retires from the slalom competition.

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Contact Shiffrin:

Twitter: @MikaelaShiffrin

Instagram: mikaelashiffrin

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Age26
NationalityUnited States of America
Height5’7”
Weight64 kg
Olympic Appearances2014, 2018
Marital StatusDating Aleksander Kilde
Net Worth$3 million
EndorsementsAdidas, Barilla, Visa, Longines, Bose