Tony Alva Net Worth

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Tony Alva Net Worth
Net Worth:
$15 Million
Date of Birth
September 2, 1957
Place of Birth
Santa Monica
Entrepreneur, Skateboarder, Actor

Tony Alva net worth: Tony Alva is a professional skateboarder who is most famous for his work with the legendary southern California skate team The Z-Boys and has a net worth of $15 million. He has acquired the bulk of his net worth through his career in skateboarding, although he has also worked in several other fields that are tangentially connected to skateboarding. Alva is considered by most skateboarding fans to be one of the most influential people in the history of the sport, having been one of the first people to "hit the lip" during skating with enough speed and force to propel himself in the air. This action makes him one of the first skateboarders (if not the first) to achieve what's known as an "aerial," which is now an incredibly common building block in the DNA of skateboard tricks. At age 20, Alva became the first skateboarder to open his own skate gear company. That company, called Alva Skates, was the first to be entirely owned by a skateboarder, and it celebrated its 20th anniversary in December of 2006. Alva can also be seen in the documentary about the Z-Boys entitled Dogtown & Z-Boys, and in the popular video game Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.

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Tony Alva

Tony Alva

Tony Alva is an American skateboarder, most prominently known as one of the original members of the Z-Boys skateboarding team. The Transworld SKATEboarding magazine ranked him in eighth position in its list of the "30 Most Influential Skaters" and a video interview was publi...
Entrepreneur / Skateboarder / Actor
Date of Birth
  • September 2, 1957
  • Mad Dog
  • Mexican American
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Dishdogz
  • Skateboard
  • Thrashin'
  • Vertical Speed
  • Chlorine
  • Lords of Dogtown
    Oregon Man at Party
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