Yvon Chouinard Net Worth

How much is Yvon Chouinard Worth?

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Yvon Chouinard net worth:
$900 Million

Yvon Chouinard Net Worth and salary: Yvon Chouinard is an American rock climber and outdoor equipment manufacturer who has a net worth of $900 million. Yvon Chouinard earned his net worth as the founder of the outdoor gear and clothing company, Patagonia. Patagonia's focus is on environmentally friendly outdoor clothing and products. He is also the Founder of Black Diamond Equipment. Yvon has been an avid rock climber and instructor most of his adult life. He was born in Lewiston, Maine on November 9, 1938. Along with rock climbing, Chouinard is passionate about surfing, fishing, kayaking, writing and more. He founded Patagonia in 1973 with the goal of making clothing that could withstand extremely cold and windy weather that is frequently experienced in the harshest parts of South America. Today Patagonia's annual retail revenue is approximately $3.2 billion. Yvon Chouinard never took a penny of outside investment and still owns 100% of his company. Incredibly, Patagonia spends 1/2 of 1% of sales on advertising each year. Chouinard has remained on the rock climbing frontier for his entire life. He is notable for extensive climbing in Pakistan as well as the European Alps. Yvon met and married Malinda Pennoyer in 1971. They are still married today. Together they have two children, Flether and Claire.

Yvon Chouinard Net Worth

Yvon Chouinard

Mountaineer
Date of Birth
Nov 9, 1938 (78 years old)
Nationality
United States of America
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