Nyjah Huston is an American professional skateboarder. Considered one of the best skateboarders of his generation, perhaps the best, in terms of the total prize money earned. He currently holds the crown of the highest-paid skateboarders in the world and is a 5-time world champion.
Here are the details about his net worth, earnings, and salary:
What is Nyjah Huston’s Net Worth? Details About his Earnings & Salary
Per reports by celebritynetworth.com, Nyjah Huston has a net worth of $6 million. Huston is the highest-paid skateboarder in the world and has made the most in prize money of any professional skateboarder in history.
Nyjah started training under his skateboarder father’s tyrannical eye, once he turned 5. Due to his father’s strict regimen, Nyjah became a proficient skateboarder, landing his first sponsor, Element skateboard company, at age 7.
He made his professional X-Games debut at 11 — setting the record for the youngest X-Games competitor.
To date, Huston has won seven X-Games gold medals and won the award for the “Best Male Action Sports Athlete” in two consecutive ESPY Awards: 2013 and 2014.
Huston has also won the Street League championships in three consecutive years, 2011, 2012, and 2013, taking home the $200,000 prize money each time.
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His winnings from the X-Games and Street League championships combined raked in over $2 million, making him the highest-earning skateboarder in the world.
In 2013, Huston purchased a pueblo-style contemporary home in San Juan Capistrano, California for a reported $2.55 million. Originally built in 1996 and remodeled, the two-story home has 5 bedrooms and 5.75 bathrooms and has 6,100 square feet of interior space.
The house has a sleek kitchen with red countertops, a home gym, and a gaming room. Stood atop three acres of prime California real estate, the outdoors feature a side courtyard, expansive viewing decks, an infinity pool, and an outdoor kitchen. An outdoor pavilion outfitted with heaters and flat-screen TVs sits next to the pool.
Huston put the luxury pad up for sale in 2015 for $3.48 million. The house remained on the market for three years before snatched for a lowered $3.25 million.
In December 2019, Huston traded in his San Juan Capistrano, California pad for a 5,300-square-foot mansion in Laguna Beach. While the previous house had been host to wild parties, this new home is a more mature place befitting of the skateboarding phenom.
He jumped on the property when the price went down the previous year. The house underwent major remodeling to better suit the style of the skateboarder.
The house is perched on an elevation and huge glass windows offer a spectacular view of the sprawling landscape. The house is retrofitted with marble finishings including a large bathtub.
The master suite, one of the five bedrooms in the house has a skull dream catcher and timber finishings. The living room was turned into an entertainment room with a pool table.
The pièce de résistance is undoubtedly his trophy room where he showcases his numerous championship trophies.
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Sponsors & Endorsements
Besides his championship wins and prize money, an indispensable part of Huston’s income is his sponsorship deals and brand endorsements.
He joined the elite Nike Skateboarding team in December 2015, only adding to his growing list of sponsors.
Other notable sponsors include Monster Energy, Diamond Supply Co., Ricta Wheels, Mob Grip, Adapt Tech, Stance Socks, and Liquipel.
Nyjah Huston: Age, Height, and Parents
Nyjah Huston was born Nyjah Imani Huston on November 30, 1994. The 25-year-old is a native of Yolo County, California.
The third child of five born to Adeyemi Huston and Kelle Huston, Nyjah’s father was a former skateboarder. Adeyemi was a tyrant who brought his family up in the Rastafarian lifestyle, dictating what his wife and children could eat, what they could wear, what they could do, and overall, being the dominant patriarch.
Being a skateboarder himself, Adeyemi started training Nyjah to follow in his footsteps when he turned 5. Adeyemi purchased an indoor skate park so Nyjah could train every day.
His father abruptly packed up with his family and moved to Costa Rica where Nyjah’s parents had a falling out. His mother and his other siblings left for America, leaving Nyjah with his father.
When Kelle officially filed for divorce, Nyjah granted sole custody and reunited with Nyjah after over a year apart.