Sky Brown is the Japanese-British skateboarding phenomenon from Miyazaki that has literally turned the sport on its head with her much-anticipated Olympic debut and medal-winning performance.
Sky Brown’s infectious passion for skateboarding has catapulted her to a new level of fame and wealth.
In this article, we’ll take a look at the net worth of Sky Brown and her amazing life since Tokyo 2020!
The net worth of Sky Brown スカイ・ブラウン
Sporting youngster Sky Brown is only 14 years old but has already accumulated a net worth of over $4.2 million.
Her wealth is primarily related to her skateboarding and surfing achievements and the endorsements and sponsorships that she has attracted since her Olympic win.
A breakdown of Sky Brown’s net worth
According to Britain’s Daily Express, Sky Brown’s net worth is mainly derived from a $4.9 million sponsorship from Nike.
She is the world’s youngest Nike-sponsored athlete. It’s easy to see why Nike and other sponsors are lining up to work with Sky, as she is also an excellent dancer and accomplished surfer.
She is already making ads for the sporting giant.
Sky Brown endorsements and sponsorships
Going forward, Sky also has a roster of up to $2.47 million in further endorsements and sponsorships that she is looking forward to fulfilling including the following brands:
- Tommy Hilfiger
- Almost Skateboards
Junior Dancing With The Stars
Sky Brown broke the US market with her winning performances on Dancing With The Stars in 2018, for which she would have earned several thousand pounds per episode plus a winner’s fee.
Sky Brown is also a popular YouTuber and will also earn income from her YouTube channel which she runs with her brother Ocean called Sky & Ocean:
Sky Brown スカイ・ブラウン biography
Sky Brown hails from Miyazaki, the capital of Miyazaki prefecture, Japan.
Her father Stuart Brown is British and her mother, Mieko, is Japanese. She also has a younger sister called Ocean who also skateboards.
Both of Sky’s parents are skateboarders and trained her in the sport and culture of skateboarding from a young age by installing a skating ramp in the family’s back garden in Takanabe, Miyazaki.
Her parents also exposed her to surfing and gave her opportunities to pursue the sport around the world.
Pro skateboarding career
Sky Brown has emerged as a talented skateboarder, teaching herself tricks from YouTube.
She has also trained with some of the world’s leading snowboarders and skaters.
Her debut event was at the Vans US Open when she was just eight years old.
She has also competed in the Asian Continental Finals, the Simple Session event, and the Vans Park Series, going pro by 10 years old!
Competing in the Tokyo Olympics
Sky Brown was selected to compete as part of TeamGB in the Tokyo Olympics. This was the first Olympic Games where skateboarding was included.
Her entry in 2019, was the pinnacle of a great year where she achieved third at the World Skateboarding Championship. She also was the first female to complete a frontside 540 at the X Games that year.
During training for the Olympics, Brown suffered a devastating fall that caused massive injuries including skull fractures, a broken wrist, and a broken left hand.
She arrived at the hospital unresponsive and required intensive care.
However, she overcame her injuries to not only compete but claim a bronze medal, becoming the youngest-ever British Olympian at age 13. Brown intends to compete again and also enter surfing at the Paris Olympics in 2024.
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Sky Brown has retained her X Games title, winning again in 2022. During the same year, Sky Brown came first in the Dew Tour event.
Earlier this year Brown became the first British skateboarding world champion with a big win at the 2023 World Skateboarding Championship.
Sky Brown スカイ・ブラウン personal life
Sky Brown lives at home with her younger brother Ocean, under the care of her parents, who manage her career.
Ocean Brown also skateboards professionally at age eight.
Facts about Sky Brown
- Sky Brown also has a hit single called ‘GIRL’ which she released in 2020.
- In her early years, Sky Brown attended a pre-school that was equipped with its own skate park.
- Sky Brown is good friends with the Japanese pro skateboarder Sakura Yosozumi and often translates for her.
- Sky and Ocean Brown currently divide their time between Miyazaki and Oceanside, California.
Sky Brown スカイ・ブラウン quote
“It was a super sick final. All the girls were ripping it, it was insane. I’m so stoked. I can’t believe it, it’s unbelievable. The medal feels unreal, it’s like a dream. I can’t wait to show the medal to my family and friends,” she said.
Youngster Sky Brown has a remarkable net worth for her age. With her skateboarding skills and other talents, it is likely to continue rising in the coming years.