Lance Mountain Net Worth

March 12, 2024
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Robert Lance Mountain was born on the 13th June 1964 in Pasadena, California USA, and is a professional skateboarder as well as an artist and inventor. He is widely recognized for being a member of Powell Peralta team back in the 1980s, as well as the founder and the owner of his own skateboarding team The Firm. He is also the co-inventor of “fingerboards”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth one of the pioneers of professional skateboarding has accumulated so far? How rich Lance Mountain is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Lance Mountain’s net worth, as of mid-2017, revolves around the sum of $10 million, acquired through his professional skateboarding career which currently spans over 40 years, being active since 1975.

Lance Mountain Net Worth $10 million

Lance was born to Patricia and Ronald Mountain and apart from American, is also of British ancestry. His interest in skateboarding dates back to 1975, when a friend gave him his first skateboard. Within a year he was riding banks, while by the end of 1977 Lance started to ride skateparks as well as ramps and pools. This was followed by winning at least second place on each amateur skateboarding competition that he participated in. In 1981, Lance joined Variflex with which he stayed for a year; these early achievements provided the basis for Lance Mountain’s net worth.

In 1982, Lance became a member of the skateboard company and team Powell Peralta. In the following years, as Lance positioned himself among the best, he was featured in Bones Brigade – a team of top class skateboarders of that era. He appeared in eight videos, including the widely known “The Search for Animal Chin” and “The Bones Brigade Video Show”. In 1983, Lance won the Upland Turkey Shoot skateboarding competition, and all these accomplishments helped Lance to increase the total of his net worth.

In the early 1990s, the USA’s skateboarding scene drastically changed, as street-style skating was significantly reduced in favor of the vert skateboarding. Affected and somehow revolted by this, Mountain left Powell Peralta, and subsequently in 1991 co-founded his own team – The Firm. He gathered some of the best skateboarders of his generation, and together they released four vide,os and participated in numerous competitions during The Firm’s 15-year-long existence, which was officially ended in 2006. Doubtlessly, this venture provided the majority of Lance Mountain’s current net worth.

Later, Mountain joined the Flip company, and in 2009 appeared in its “Extremely Sorry” video, while in 2013 he was one of the professional skateboarders who was featured in “Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground” video game. Since 2012, Lance Mountain has been sponsored by Spitfire, Nike SB, Independent Truck as well as Stüssy, which have certainly massively increase his wealth.

Mountain was named as one of the “30 Most Influential Skaters Of All Time”, partly because alongside Neil Blender, he is the creator of there “Gay Twist” maneuver.

Apart from skateboarding, Lance is also an artist whose works include producing several art shows such as “Love & Guts” and “Locals Only”; his artistic portfolio also includes stencils, oil paintings and furniture pieces. Mountain is a co-inventor of fingerboard, initially imagined as a small DIY project for kids, which eventually evolved into a million-selling toy, making an impact on Lance Mountain’s net worth too. Besides all these already mentioned, Lance has appeared in movies such as “The Contest” (1989) and “Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator” (2002).

When it comes to his personal life, Lance Mountain is married to Yvette Loveless with whom he has a son.

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