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What is Nyjah Huston’s Net Worth in 2021 as The Highest Paid Skateboarder?

Published 12/01/2021, 11:52 AM EST

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Nyjah Huston rose to fame, winning eight successive Summer X Games titles, from 2011 to 2019. He is one of the top skateboarders in the world, who aced the World Skateboarding Championships, winning gold four times and silver two times.

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Starting from rock bottom, the athlete reached unprecedented heights in his career. Notably, his inspirational journey motivated people even outside of the skateboarding community. Raising the bar of street skating competitions, Huston’s love for the sport is beyond all boundaries.


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Currently, Nyjah Huston is the highest-paid skateboarder in the world. That being said, how much do you estimate his net worth to be?

Huston’s net worth as the highest-paid skateboarder

Nyjah Huston has uplifted the level of competition, specializing in street skating. The athlete is now recognized worldwide for his incredible skills. Indeed, his hard work not just brings out the best in him, but inspires other ground-level skateboarders too.

The 26-year-old is the highest-paid skateboarder on the planet currently. His net worth has a count of $12 million. No other skateboarder has won more prize money than Huston to date. Notably, Huston is also involved in various endorsements.


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Huston collected around $685,000 participating in two seasons of Street League. In 2006, the athlete became the youngest competitor, aged 11, in the Games’ history and has earned $815,000 since. His annual income turns out to be almost $800,000 adding up all of his achievements, sponsorships, and endorsement deals.

Huston is sponsored by some popular brands like Nike Skateboarding and Apparel, Cracker Barrel, Monster Energy, Ricta, Element, Diamond Supply Co., Mountain Dew, Adept Technology, and more such companies. As per reports, Nike has now collaborated with the influential skateboarder to release his signature sneakers.

Nyjah Huston expresses disappointment on his Olympic performance


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The American professional skateboarder, Nyjah Huston, represented the USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The athlete ranked 7 in the men’s street skateboarding event and wished to have performed better, if not the best.

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“Obviously, I wish I could have done better, landed a couple more tricks, but still an honor to be out there representing the USA,” said the skateboarder.


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Although the outcome was not as per his expectations, Huston now looks forwards to the 2024 Olympic Games. Do you think Huston can win gold in Paris?

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Richa Goswami


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Richa Goswami is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. As an adherent learner, she uses her journalistic persona to navigate through new skills. Richa has completed her schooling at Don Bosco.
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