Daewon Song Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

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Daewon Song is a professional skateboarder for America. In 2006, Song was named the ‘Skater of the Year’ by Thrasher Magazine. The title is considered as one the greatest honors in skateboarding sports.

Daewon Song Biography and Net Worth

Net worth$3 M
Full NameDaewon David Song
Birth DateFebruary 19, 1975
Age47 years
Birthplace Seoul, South Korea
WifeShumate W. Song

Daewon Song Career

While being born in Seoul, South Korea. Daewon Song grew up in Gardena, California. Hence, Song is Korean American and he is a professional American skateboarder. While growing up, his parents had an unstable relationship and Song was basically raised by his older sister. At the age of 14, he started skateboarding and later he was sponsored by a skateboard shop in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, California. The shop was called ‘Sporting Ideas’. In addition to skateboarding, Song was also a good artist as a youngster and won many competitions growing up.

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Song started skateboarding in 1989 and turned professional in the sport in the year 1991. Later, Song was spotted by Rodney Mullen who is also an American skateboarder. Mullen sort of became a mentor for Song and two have been working together for a long time. Song and Mullen are currently the co-owners of Almost Skateboards company. In 2014, Song also became a team rider for Tensor which is a skateboarding truck company owned by Mullen.

successful skateboarders of the last generation

Song is one of the most successful skateboarders of the last generation. He is known for his speed, amplitude and for his ability to combine technique and creativity. He has also been a step above all his competitors. Song solidified his career as a professional skateboarding after he released skateboarding video battles featuring Mullen.

During the years 1996 and 1997, Song considered giving up skateboarding as he suffered an ankle injury while filming his famous video ‘New World Order’. However, he was persuaded by Mullen not to give up and make a comeback after his injury was healed. Song also founded a clothing apparel by the name of ‘Matrix Clothing’ in 1998. He started the company with a fellow skateboarder named Tim Gavin and the company had Podium Distribution as the distributor.  Song has also been featured as a player in various skateboarding video games including Grind Session and the Tony Hawk series of games.

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In 2011 X Games, he was able to secure a bronze medal. In 2017, Daewon Song was given a place in the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. During 2014, he was voted as the ‘Most Impactful Skateboarder of the Year’ in the Berrics’ Populist poll.

Daewon Song Net Worth

Being one of the most influential skateboarders of his time, Song has been able to achieve various sponsorships with companies such as Adidas footwear, Andale Bearings, Mob Griptape, Glassy, Spitfire Wheels, and Loud Headphones. These combined with his earnings as a skateboarder and co-owner of various companies, Daewon Song has been able to achieve a net worth of 3 million dollars.

Weight  78 kg
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack

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