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Lindsey Vonn Net Worth, Her Biography, Wiki, Lifestyle & more

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Lindsey Vonn is a celebrated American ski racer on the US ski team. She has won four World Cup championships and with the win became one of the two females to ever achieve this record. Among some of her many other accolades include five Super-G titles, two Olympic medals (gold and bronze), and a “Laureus Sportswoman of the Year” award.For all skiers, both males and females, she has the second highest super score. She is the most popular skier in the U.S., and one of the best skiers of all time. 

Lindsey Vonn

Perhaps you know Lindsey Vonn very well but do you know everything about her ? Have you ever wondered about her personal life or how much wealth she inherits? Do you know how tall she is or who all are there in her family? Fortunately we have got you covered with this short biography- her age, weight, height, her personal and professional life, her current networth and more. So lets get started!

Celebrated NameLindsey Vonn
Real NameLindsey Caroline Vonn
Date of BirthOctober 18, 1984
Age37 years old
Birth PlaceSt. Paul, Minnesota, United States
NationalityAmerican
ReligionN/A
Sun SignLibra
Height5 Feet 8 inches, 1.78 m
Weight64 kg
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlonde
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseThomas Vonn (m. 2007, div. 2013)
ProfessionAmerican former World Cup alpine ski racer
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
Net Worth$13 million
UpdatedJanuary 2022

Early Life

Born as Lindsey Caroline Kildow to Linda Anne and Alan Lee Kildow on October 18, 1984, Vonn grew up in the Twin Cities metropolitan area in Burnsville, Minnesota.  She started skiing at the age of two and soon got the opportunity to hone her skill skills under the guidance of renowned coach Erich Sailor at Burnsville’s Buck Hill. Her father also, had won a national junior title before a knee injury at 18 and pushed her very hard to pursue a career as a professional Ski-racer. She met her role model Picabo Street when she was nine years old. Street, impressed by her skills, later mentored Vonn in skiing.

Vonn has two sisters named Laura and Karin Kildow and two brothers, Reed and Dylan Kildow. She obtained her education from the University of Missouri High School via an online distance study program. Vonn is fluent in German in addition to English.

Career

Lindsey Vonn won her first international championship at the age of 15 when she became the first American female to take home the first place trophy at Italy’s Trofeo Topolino. She climbed the ranks of the U.S. Ski Team and made her World Cup debut at age 16 in 2000 in Park City, Utah.

She made her Olympic debut in 2002 at the age of 17 when she raced in both the slalom and combined competitions in Salt Lake City. Similarly, she won a silver medal in downhill at the Junior World Championships in Puy-Saint-Vincent, France, in March 2003. The following year, she climbed onto the World Cup podium for the first time when she finished third in downhill in January 2004 at Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. Over the next two months, she captured five more podiums.

In 2006, Vonn competed in the second Winter Olympics held in Italy, on February 13, 2006. The teenage skier set the second-best time in the first practice run but crashed in the second training run and had to be evacuated by helicopter to Turin, where she was hospitalized overnight. Despite the injury and severe pain, Vonn returned to the competition two days later. She competed and finished eighth. Her courage won her the U.S. Olympic Spirit Award.

Lindsey Vonn

Her career-best performance was witnessed during the 2007-08 skiing season, where she registered six world cup wins to her name. At the 2007 World Cup, she finished third for the downhill and super-G competitions. In 2008, Vonn won the overall World Cup title, becoming only the second American woman to accomplish this feat. Additionally, Vonn won the World Cup downhill season title and the combined title at the United States Alpine Championships, completing her best ski season to date. She set a new American record for the most World Cup downhill victories with ten in Switzerland on March 8 of that year.

She repeated her overall World Cup wins in 2009 and 2010. It was during the 2009 World Championships in France that she clinched her 1st world championship, thereby becoming the 1st American woman to bag the super-G title. In 2010, she was named Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards. At the Vancouver Olympic Games 2010, Lindsey won a gold medal in the downhill discipline beating longtime rival Julie Mancuso by 0.56 seconds and becoming the first American woman to win gold in downhill.

In 2011, Vonn lost the overall World Cup to Maria Riesch by just three points. Owing to her illness, Vonn’s 2013 season started on a rough note as she took a break from the World Cup circuit. And due to multiple injuries in 2014, she decided not to compete in the World Cup that year either.

Vonn made a comeback at the end of 2014 at the women’s World Cup downhill race at Lake Louise, Alberta by winning the event. In March 2015, she won the final World Cup downhill competition in Meribel, France. claiming the title for the seventh time.

Lindsey Vonn

In November 2016, Vonn announced via Facebook that she had undergone surgery to repair a severely fractured humerus bone of her right arm due to a training crash. She returned to the World Cup in January 2017 and won a downhill bronze medal capturing her 77th win.

At the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Vonn tied for 6th in Women’s Super-G and won the bronze medal in women’s downhill. She announced her retirement at the start of her 2018-2019 Alpine Ski World Cup. On February 10, 2019, Vonn won a bronze medal in women’s downhill at the World Championships, making her the oldest woman to win a medal at age 34 at a world championship. With that, she fully retired from the race circuit.

Personal life & Relationships

Lindsey Kildow married fellow 2002 Olympian and former US Ski Team athlete, Thomas Vonn in 2007. After four years of marriage the couple decided to part ways in 2011. Their divorce was finalized in 2013.

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Lindsey Vonn with Ex-Husband Thomas Vonn

Kildow, now still going by Vonn, met golfer Tiger Woods at a charity event in 2012. They started dating in March 2013 before splitting in May 2015.

Vonn started dating NFL assistant coach Kenan Smith in 2016. They parted ways in November 2017.

The ski racer began dating P.K. Subban, a defenceman in NHL in June 2018. The couple even announced their engagement in August 2019. However their courtship didn’t last long and they announced their breakup in December 2020 via Instagram.

As of now Lindsey Vonn is pretty much single.

Awards & Accolades

Тhеrе’ѕ а vеrу lоng lіѕt оf аwаrdѕ Lіndѕеу Vоnn hаѕ wоn thrоugh ѕkііng. Ѕhе hаѕ brоkеn vаrіоuѕ rесоrdѕ wіth hеr ассоmрlіѕhmеntѕ. То lіѕt а fеw, ѕhе hаѕ wоn fоur Wоrld Сuр Оvеrаll сhаmріоnѕhірѕ, wоn thе gоld іn dоwnhіll аt thе 2010 wіntеr Оlуmрісѕ, аnd bесаmе thе fіrѕt Аmеrісаn wоmаn tо wіn thаt.

Іn thе dоwnhіll dіѕсірlіnе, Lіndѕеу hоldѕ а rесоrd hаvіng bаggеd thе Wоrld Сuр Тіtlе іn 8 ѕеаѕоnѕ. She has also won five super-G titles, and three consecutive titles in the super-connected (2010 to 2012). Excelling Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden, who has 19 ‘World Cup’ ‘Globe’ wins (1975–1984), she won the 20th ‘World Cup’ ‘Crystal Globe’ title in 2016. She has the second-highest super ranking among all skiers, including men and women skiers in America. Ѕhе wоn thrее соnѕесutіvе Wоrld Сuр сhаmріоnѕhірѕ. Ѕhе іѕ соnѕіdеrеd оnе оf thе mоѕt ѕuссеѕѕful Аmеrісаn ѕkі rасеr.

Lindsey Vonn Net Worth

As of 2022 the overall amount of Lindsey Vonn’s net worth is estimated to be around $13 million. Her Olympic showings combined with her victories at the skiing World Championships have made Lindsey one of the most successful and highly-paid American skiers in the entire history of the sport. She has won many career prizes which have had a positive impact on her wealth.

Her success has made her quite a celebrity appearing on late night TV talk shows such as The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Access Hollywood and The Late Show with David Letterman, among other public appearances.

Lindsey Vonn
Lindsey Vonn with host Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show

She also has a number of sponsorship deals and endorsements to her name with brands like Red Bull, Rolex, Oakley, Hershey, GoPro, Under Armour and others which are also a very significant source of her income. She earned $6 million in 2010 and $3 million in 2013 from her endorsement deals. Vonn’s assets include a mansion valued at $1.1 million in Park City, Utah USA. Moreover, she has started a Lindsey Vonn Foundation, which helps young girls in fulfilling their athletic dreams.

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