Ryan Sheckler is an American professional skateboarder who was born on December 30, 1989 in San Clemente, California. He is best known for his incredible success in the professional skateboarding circuit and for being featured as the star of MTV’s Life of Ryan. To date, Sheckler has managed to accumulate a net worth of around $16 million.
Much of this has been due to his success as a professional skater and the fact that he is sponsored by over a dozen different brands. Some of the main brands that still sponsor him today include Red Bulle, Etnies, GoPro, Oakley, and Grizzly Griptape.
Sheckler began skateboarding at a very young age. He was introduced to the sport when he was only two years of age and went on to perform his first kick flip when he was six. His skills expanded quickly and, when he was only seven, major brands like Oakley and Etnies Skate Shoes both contacted him about potential contracts.
His personal brand really began to take off when his show, Life of Ryan, premiered on MTV in 2007. The show lasted for three seasons and was generally considered to be a success.
He has experienced a great deal of success in many of the X Games contest that have occurred over the past 13 years. He received his first gold medal at the 2003 Los Angeles X Games and also received gold medals in the 2008 and 2010 X Games. In addition, he has earned silver medals at both the 2006 and 2012 Street X Games.
As far as his personal life, Sheckler is known to have an incredibly laid back personality. He talks about the importance of his family at any chance he gets and has been able to keep many of his personal relationships away from the limelight.