|Real Name/Full Name:
|Robert Dean Silva Burnquist
|47 years old
|October 10, 1976
|Vista, California, U.S.
|5 ft 8 inches
|Vivi Zanini Burnquist
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Lotus O’Brien Silva Burnquist and Jasmyn Burnquist)
|Is Bob Burnquist Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Robert Dean Silva Burnquist is professionally called as Bob Burnquist. He is a famous Brazilian-American professional skateboarder who contested for Brazil in his overall career. In the year 2010, Bob received the honor to become the first-ever skateboarder to have landed a “fakie 900”, i.e., 900-degree reverse-natural rotation. This makes him the fifth person throughout the history of skateboarding to finish the 900 tricks successfully.
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Early Life & Biography
Bob was born in Brazil country to a Brazilian mother and American father. When Bob was eleven years old, he started his training in skateboarding in Sao Paulo. At the age of only fourteen, he turned into a professional. Bob obtained dual citizenship in the United States, as well as Brazil.
Earlier, Bob lived with a professional-level skateboarder wife named “Jen O’Brien,” along with their daughter named ‘Lotus.’ Due to some personal reasons, he broke up after some time. Later, he got into a relationship with Veronica Nachard. The couple gave birth to their daughter named Jasmyn in 2007 in Vista, California, US. Presently, he is married to Vivi Zanini Burnquist. Bob is currently living with his present wife in his residence in California, and Rio de Janeiro.
Bob began the “Bob Burnquist Foundation” to create awareness about gardening and organic farming to schools. He has been one of the founders of a non-profit organization named the “Action Sports Environmental Coalition.” This organization aims at bringing environmental awareness to surfers, BMXers, and skateboarders.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 10 1976, Bob Burnquist is 47 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 76 kg.
In 2000, Bob became successful in having won the best trick contest of X Games, with his popular Fakie 5-0 along with his fakie kickflip. In the next year, he got the biggest success of his career when he played in the vert competition at the X Games (2005).
Bob received a gold medal in the X Games Best Trick vert competition (2005) by occupying fourth place in the Vert section, followed by a sixth place in the Big Air contest.
He finished Austin 2015 competition securing a silver medal in Vert best trick. This win resulted in a total of thirty X Games medals, out of which fourteen of them are gold.
At the X Games that held in Barcelona in 2013, Bob became the first skater to win a gold medal on four consecutive contests in Skateboard Big Air.
At the X Games that took place in Munich in 2013, he won his next gold medal in Skateboard Big Air. His extended winning streak helped him set a new record and made him the only skateboarder to won the maximum 25 X Games medals in the history of this sport.
Awards & Achievements
Bob Burnquist is widely known to be among the best skateboarders throughout the history of skateboarding. Throughout his career in skateboarding, he has won nine Gold Medals, six Bronze Medals, and six Silver Medals at several X-Games. From the year 1998, he succeeded in making the second-highest score throughout the history of skateboard games.
Bob has gained a lot of appreciation for devising numerous vert tricks and tips of his own. He is regarded as the first skateboarder in the history of the game to land a fakie to fakie 900. He has also got the honor of the only skater to have gone above a loop ramp along with some gap in it. Furthermore, he has become the only skater to have a skate around a full pipe by creating adequate momentum in the pipe.
Bob has also been featured in a wide range of skateboarding video games. He also has a skate park in his courtyard.
Net Worth & Salary of Bob Burnquist in 2024
The net worth of Bob Burnquist is calculated to be $10 Million as of February 2024. He has made a major portion of this net worth through skateboarding.
Bob has played in innumerable skateboarding competitions throughout his career. He has also honored with several awards as a gold medal in X Games (2005), silver medal in Vert best trick, and gold in Skateboard Big Air at X Games Austin 2015 competition, and a gold medal in Big Air Doubles.
In addition to skateboarding, Bob has also been starred in the blockbuster video game, “Pro Skater,” Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground series, and ESPN X Games Skateboarding. This has been a good source of income.
Bob has appeared in the guest role on the popular television series, “Kim Possible” in 2004. He has also been featured in an advertisement for “Aero chocolate bars” and a brief cameo role in the skateboarding movie titled “Grind.” He was also starred in the fourth episode of “Super Humans.”
When he is not skating, he is seen to operate his other ventures that include Burnquist Organics, Action Sports Environmental Coalition, and the Bob Burnquist Foundation that are also one of the sources behind his net worth.
Bob Burnquist is one of the most famous skateboarders in America as of today. In his extensive career, he has played in numerous skateboarding championships and earned accolades and awards. The immense recognition and fame that he has received in his playing tenure have made him a successful sportsman in the country and all over the world.