The Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in Winter Olympics 2016 Sochi

The Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in Winter Olympics 2016 Sochi

Winter Olympics as they were started in sochi there are some rich athletes who are taking part in it . From Shaun White to Kim Yuna each of them were looking to bring medals to the nation . Bode Miller , Johnny Weir each of them has made their name in the rich list of Winter Olympics well this list will be updated on permanent basis if any other athletes join the top 10.The Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in Winter Olympics 2016 Sochi.

The Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in Winter Olympics 2014 Sochi

Shaun White:-

Shaun White

Shaun Roger White is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the X-Games records for gold medals and highest overall medal count, and has won 10 ESPY Awards.

  • Net Worth : $20 Million
  • Born: September 3, 1986 (age 27), San Diego, California, United States
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Siblings: Kari White, Jesse White
  • Parents: Cathy White, Roger White
  • Nicknames: The Flying Tomato, The Egg, Future Boy, The Animal

Kim Yuna:-

Kim Yuna

Kim Yuna (born September 5, 1990) is a South Korean figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic champion in ladies’ singles, the 2009, 2013 World champion, the 2009 Four Continents champion, a three-time (2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2009–2010) Grand Prix Final champion, the 2006 World Junior champion, the 2005 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a six-time (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014) South Korean national champion.

  • Net Worth : $15 Million
  • Born: September 5, 1990 (age 23), Bucheon, South Korea
  • Height: 1.64 m
  • Weight: 47 kg
  • Education: Korea University (2009–2013)
  • Siblings: Aera Kim
  • Parents: Kim Hyeon-seok, Park Mee-hee

Bode Miller:-

Bode Miller

Samuel Bode Miller (born October 12, 1977) is a World Cup alpine ski racer with the U.S. Ski Team. He is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, a two-time overall World Cup champion in 2005 and 2008, and so the most successful male American alpine ski racer of all time (with only Lindsey Vonn surpassing him). Miller is one of the greatest World Cup racers of all time with 33 victories, and one of five men to win World Cup events in all five disciplines. In November 2004, Miller became the 5th and last man to win World Cup races in all 5 disciplines: slalom, giant slalom, Super-G, downhill, and combined ? and today he is the only one with five or more victories in each discipline.

  • Net Worth : $11 Million
  • Born: October 12, 1977 (age 36), Easton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Weight: 92 kg
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Morgan Beck (m. 2012)
  • Siblings: Chelone Miller
  • Children: Neesyn Dacey

Johnny Weir:-

Johnny Weir

John Garvin “Johnny” Weir-Voronov is an American figure skater. He is the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2001 World Junior Champion, and a three-time U.S. national champion.

  • Net Worth : $10.5 Million
  • Born: July 2, 1984 (age 29), Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Weight: 61 kg
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Spouse: Victor Voronov (m. 2011)
  • Movies: Vancouver 2010: Winter Olympics Highlights

Michelle Kwan:-

Michelle Kwan

Michelle Wingshan Kwan is a retired American figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic medalist, a five-time World champion and a nine-time U.S. champion.

  • Net Worth : $8 Million
  • Born: July 7, 1980 (age 33), Torrance, California, United States
  • Spouse: Clay Pell (m. 2013)
  • Siblings: Karen Kwan, Ron Kwan
  • Education: The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (2009–2011), more
  • Parents: Danny Kwan, Estella Kwan
  • Awards: James E. Sullivan Award, Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female Athlete

Lindsey Vonn:-

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Caroline Vonn is an American World Cup alpine ski racer who competed with the United States Ski Team.

  • Net Worth : $6.5 Million
  • Born: October 18, 1984 (age 29), Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Weight: 73 kg
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Spouse: Thomas Vonn (m. 2007–2013)
  • Parents: Alan Kildow, Linda Krohn
  • Siblings: Laura Kildrow, Karin Kildrow, Dylan Kildrow, Reed Kildrow

Tara Lipinski:-

Tara Lipinski

Tara Kristen Lipinski is a retired American figure skater. At the age of 15, she won the ladies’ singles Olympic gold medal in figure skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

  • Net Worth : $3 Million
  • Born: June 10, 1982 (age 31), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Height: 1.55 m
  • Weight: 46 kg
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: University of Delaware
  • Parents: Patricia Lipinski, Jack Richard Lipinski

Ted Ligety:-

Ted Ligety

Theodore Sharp “Ted” Ligety is a champion alpine ski racer from the United States. He was the 2006 Olympic gold medalist in the combined and a four-time World Cup champion in giant slalom.

  • Net Worth : $2 Million
  • Born: August 31, 1984 (age 29), Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 1.80 m
  • Weight: 82 kg
  • Education: The Park City Winter School
  • Nominations: Best U.S. Olympian ESPY Award

Hannah Teter:-

Hannah Teter

Hannah Teter is an American snowboarder from Belmont, Vermont. She is an Olympic champion, having won the gold medal in halfpipe at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy.

  • Net Worth : $1.5 Million
  • Born: January 27, 1987 (age 27), Belmont, Vermont, United States
  • Height: 1.70 m
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Siblings: Elijah Teter, Amen Teter, Abe Teter, Josh Teter
  • Parents: Pat Teter, Jeff Teter
  • Movies: First Descent, AU: A Snowboarding Film, Groms: A New Day, A New Revolution

Mao Asada:-

Mao Asada

Mao Asada (born September 25, 1990) is a Japanese figure skater. She is the 2010 Winter Olympic silver medalist, a two-time (2008 and 2010) World champion, the 2007 World silver medalist, 2013 World bronze medalist, a three-time (2008, 2010, and 2013) Four Continents champion, and a four-time (2005–2006, 2008–2009, 2012–2013, 2013–2014) Grand Prix Final champion. She is also the 2005 World Junior champion, the 2004–2005 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a six-time (2006–2010, 2012–2013) Japanese national champion.

  • Net Worth : $1 Million
  • Born: September 25, 1990 (age 23), Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Height: 1.63 m
  • Weight: 50 kg
  • Parents: Kyoko Asada
  • Education: Chukyo University
  • Siblings: Mai Asada

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