Eric Koston Net Worth

Eric Koston Net Worth is
$15 Million

Eric Koston Biography

Eric Koston was born on 29 April 1975, in Bangkok, Thailand, and is a Thai-American skateboarder, actor, film producer, as well as a company owner.He has been active for over 20 years, and his net worth has contributions  from all his aforementioned activities.

So just how rich is Eric Koston? According to authoritative sources, Eric Koston’s net worth is estimated to be over $15 million, with the basis being his successful skateboarding career.

Eric Koston Net Worth $15  Million

Eric Koston was brought up in San Bernadino, California, and began skateboarding at a very young age, since it was always his passion. Soon enough Koston’s abilities earned him a sponsorship and in 1993 he was given the status of a professional skater. One of the first companies to sponsor Koston was “H-Street Company” co-created by a former professional skateboarder Tony Magnusson.

Koston  then went on to join a larger company and ended up with the “Girl Distribution Company” and even made appearances in several of the company’s videos. Koston, however, did not focus on one company only. He later joined the éS brand, which resulted in the creation of “Eric Koston éS Game of Skate”, an event that was held every year. When he left the éS brand, Koston joined the Lakai roster, and then went on to join Nike SB, which is a brand for skateboarding clothing. Koston’s constant shift from one sponsor to another gained him public exposure as he was constantly appearing in their events and promotional videos, which in turn increased his net worth as well. Since 2013, Koston has been sponsored by some of the most famous brands, including “Girl”, “Spitfire Wheels”, “Fourstar”, “Oakley”, as well as “Independent Truck Company” among many others. All contribute to raising Eric’s net worth.

In addition to many sponsorships, Eric Koston has his own shoe model called “Eric Koston 2” and has appeared in advertisements for the shoes together with Tiger Woods and other members of Nike SB.

In addition to the revenue collected from his promotional shoots, videos and skateboarding events, Eric Koston has managed to accumulate a decent amount of money from his business ventures. In 1996, Koston together with his friend Mariano who is a professional skateboarder as well, co-created a clothing line called “Fourstar”. The success of “Fourstar” company grew over the years, and since 2013 it has included a team of thirteen professional skateboarders under their sponsorship. Koston’s entrepreneurship, however, did not end with “Fourstar”. Currently Koston has shares in another shoe company called “Lakai” and together with professional skateboarder Steve Barra, owns a private skatepark “The Berrics”, which also has its own website, where various announcements and media related to skateboarding are included.His net worth continues to rise.

Often referred to as the “Michael Jordan of skateboarding”, Eric Koston is a truly inspirational and influential figure in the industry. He is a winner of such events and competitions as 2000 X Games, Gravity Games and 2002 Gravity Games Street. Koston has also been featured in Tony Hawk’s sports game series called “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater”, as well as a series of skateboarding games titled “Skate It”.

In his personal life, Eric Koston has been married to Ashlee Gaston since 2012, and they currently live in Los Feliz, California with their daughter..

Full NameEric Koston
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthApril 29, 1975
Place Of BirthBangkok, Thailand
Height5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Weight161 lbs (73 kg)
ProfessionFilm Producer, Actor, Skateboarder
SpouseAshlee Gaston
ChildrenJune Marie Koston
ParentsBob Koston, Wanida Koston
SiblingsChris Koston, Eileen Koston
NicknamesFrosty , Froston , Carson Koston , Erik Coston , Ek , Champ
AwardsThrasher Skater of the Year, Tampa Pro Street
MoviesYeah Right!, Fully Flared, Point Break, On Video Skate: Spring 2001, 411VM Presents: 10 Years of Skateboarding
1Invented the skateboarding tricks: "K-Grind" and the "One-Footed K-Grind"
2Has a scar on the left side of his forehead
1The progression of skateboarding seems to be getting more technical with a flip into a slide then a flip back out as well as going down bigger rails and down more stairs. I like to do all that stuff, especially when it feels good. I don't stick myself into one type of style, I would get bored with that.
2My body can't really take the abuse of three solid days of pounding. Competitions are fun sometimes, but they wear on me. A semi-final, to me, is just a waste of time, because you're going to see those people do the same tricks again. It gets repetitive and starts to lose its appeal. Contests are just too drawn-out. When you're worn-out, you don't want to put any more effort into slamming your body on the ground than you already have.
3I just kick a heelflip out - frontside 180, jump in the air and pray.
4The most fun Contest was the 2001 Slam City Jam-the one everyone got ripped-off at.
5My most memorable demos? All the ones I do with Rick McCrank. He just goes nuts, so people forget I'm there - it makes it easier for me to hide.
6Doing the Fandangle trick...well, it's the most elusive maneuver ever to be done on a skateboard. So, I can't really expose the secret, sorry.
7All I wanna do is skate the rails and the curbs. That's it!
8It's crazy how these kids look up to you. They watch every trick you do, listen to every word you say, go out and buy your skateboards, your shoes, your T-shirts, because your name is on them -- they admire you and they look up to you. Everything I am is because of these kids. They look to skaters like me and they are the future of skateboarding. I won't lie, it's cool.
9What has been the biggest change in my sport since I started? Ummm....Popularity. It's been insane and fun!
10I never thought I would be making the money I do and traveling like I do because of skateboarding. It all just happened.
1Fliming Skate footage (Fliming Mission) in Athens, Greece, April 4 - April 13. After that he (and the éS team) will head to Barcelona, Spain. [April 2005]
2He and team rider P.J. Ladd are going on a "fliming mission" in Tokyo, Japan to film for a new Fourstar video called "Super Champion Funzone." They also will be doing a signing in Shibuya and a demo in Shinjuku. [May 2005]
3Is on a three-week Fourstar Tour from May 8th -- 30th in Japan filming a Fourstar limited-edition video. [May 2005]
4Is touring in Hong Kong filming a skateboarding video due later this year. [January 2005]
5After 10 years, he left éS footwear Co. [31 March 2006]
6Has been a participant in skateboarding since 1986 and a competitor since 1991.
7Took 7th place at the 2005 X-Games Street Competition on 4 August 2005.
8Each winner that won Eric Koston's Game Of S.K.A.T.E. tour - Eric would call the winners and congratulate them personally. [July 2005]
9Invented the "Game Of S.K.A.T.E."
10Is an active Skateboarder, Golfer and Basketball player.
11Fan of the LA Lakers
12Shares birthdays with: Uma Thurman, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Daniel Day-Lewis.
13Received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) when he was 19.
14Has 3 dogs: Ash, Tiger (Golden Lab and German Shepherd) and Rocket (Teacup Chihuahua) [April 2005]
15Has two dogs: Tiger and Rocket
16Has his own line of Skateboard Decks
17Being fans - a Vancouver couple named their baby "Koston" after him.
18Won the 1995 PSL Street Finals and the 1996 and 2002 Tampa Pro
19Named Thrasher magazine's Skater Of The Year for 1996 and 2001
20Has his own line of Skateboarding shoes.
21Because he couldn't complete the rest of the tour dates for "Tony Hawk's 2002 Gigantic Skatepark Tour" - Koston was replaced by skater Willy Santos.
22Not only is "Seinfeld" hiss favorite TV show, he also shares the same birthday with comic-actor Jerry Seinfeld.
23Invented the "One-Footed K-Grind" The "K" is short for Koston.
24When on time off from skating, he is also an active golfer.
25His girlfriend's name is Ashlee
26Has a dog named Tiger
27Took 5th place in the 2004 X-Games Street Competition [August 5-7, 2004]
28Dropped out of school in the 10th grade.
29Invented the skateboarding trick called "The K-Grind" which is short for "The Koston-Grind".
30His favorite skateboarding trick is the "Fandangle"
31One of the skateboarders that inspired him into skateboarding was Mark Gonzalez
32Won Gold in the Gravity Games Street Competition for 2000, 2001 and 2002.
33Born in Bangkok, Thailand, but grew up in San Bernardino, California.
34Took 4th place at The 2003 Gravity Games [September 15th, 2003]
35Won The 2003 X-Games Street Competition [August 10th, 2003]
36Threw the opening pitch at the L.A. Dodgers Baseball game on August 6th, 2003
37Was named Trasher Magazine's 2001 "Skateboarder of the Year"
38Was booed at the at the 2003 X-Games Global Championship in San Antonio, Texas for wearing an LA Lakers jersey.
39Took first place at the 2003 X-Games Global Championship (May- 2003)
40Sister: Eileen
41Brother: Chris
42Appeared on MTV's Cribs on February 16th, 2003.
43Appeared on: "Tonk Hawks Trick Tips: 2"
44Apeared in Andrew W K's music video: "We Want Fun", as one of the skaters.
45Appeared on: "Jackass: Backyard Bar-B-Q Special"
46Is co-owner of "FourStar" clothing.


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The Aquabats! Super Show!2013TV SeriesJournalist #2
Skate 32010Video Game


Fully Flared2007Video documentary executive producer


Ultimate X: The Movie2002Documentary short footage


Knife Fight2013TV SeriesHimself - Timekeeper / Professional Skateboarder
The Motivation2013DocumentaryHimself
Pretty Sweet2012Documentary
Jackass 3D2010DocumentaryHimself
Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory2009TV SeriesHimself
Maloof Money Cup2008TV MovieHimself
Fully Flared2007Video documentary
The Global Assault!!!2006TV MovieHimself
Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi2006DocumentaryHimself
Super Champion Funzone2005Video documentary
Trippin2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Tony Hawk's Underground 22004Video GameHimself / Skater (voice)
Yeah Right!2003VideoHimself
Tony Hawk's Underground2003Video GameHimself
Cribs2003TV SeriesHimself
Harsh Euro Barge2002Video documentary
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 42002Video GameHimself (voice)
Jackass: The Movie2002DocumentaryHimself
Gigantic Skate Park Tour: Summer 20022002TV MovieHimself / Skater
Menikmati2002Video documentaryHimself
Jackass Backyard BBQ2002TV Movie documentaryHimself / Guest
Op King of Skate2002Video documentary
Ultimate X: The Movie2002Documentary shortHimself / Footage
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 32001Video GameHimself
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