Danny Way
Danny Way
Celebrated Name: Danny Way
Real Name/Full Name: Daniel Way
Gender: Male
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: 15 April 1974
Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 M
Weight: 82 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married/Single/Divorced/In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kari Way
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ryden, Tavin, and Rumi)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Danny Way Gay?: No
Profession: Skateboarder and Businessperson
Net Worth in 2024: $15 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Danny Way is a popular American professional skateboarder, businessperson, and rallycross driver. He is most popular for performing extreme stunts, including jumping into a skateboard ramp from a helicopter and jumping over the Great Wall of China on a skateboard.  He co-founded the Plan B skate team at the age of 17. He has been the winner of the “Skater of the Year” award twice.

Maybe you know about Danny Way very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Danny Way’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Danny Way, whose birth name is Daniel Way, was born on the 15th of April 1974 in Portland, Oregon, the U.S. to parents, Dennis Way and Mary Way. He has a brother, Damon. His father, Dennis, was jailed for not providing child support to his former wife and, after nine days, hanged himself in his cell. After that, his mother dated several men who abused all three of them. His mother married Tim O’Dea, who introduced Danny and his brother to the world of skateboarding and surfing. The couple eventually divorced, and Tim died after a surfing session.

Personal Life

Danny Way is married to Kari Way and has three children, Ryden, Tavin, and Rumi.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 15th of April 1974, Danny Way is 50 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.85 M tall, and his weight is 82 Kg.


Danny Way, together with his childhood mentor, Mike Ternasky, founded the skateboard company Plan B in 1991 as a part of the Dwindle Distribution company. The company was re-formed in 2005 with the financial support of Syndrome Distribution. Both of them retained their roles of being the company co-owners and professional skaters.

The company over the years has been sponsored by Independent Truck Company, DC Shoes, Pacific Drive, Nixon, MegaRamp, Capix, and ASEC. In 2005, he became the first and only person to ollie over the Great Wall of China. In 2012, a documentary based on his life was released, which was titled “Waiting For Lightning.” He toured Canada and Australia in support of the documentary. He is a member of the band, “Escalera” as well.

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Danny Way:

  • He earned a Gold Medal at the 2004 X Games.
  • Thrasher magazine named him the “Skater Of The Year” in 1991.
  • In 1997, he created the World record for “Biggest Air” – 12 feet (3.7 m) kickflip.
  • In 2002, he created the World record for “Long Distance Jump” – 65 feet (20 m).

Net Worth & Salary of Danny Way in 2024

Danny Way Net Worth
Danny Way Net Worth

As of July 2024, Danny Way has gathered a net worth of $15 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a businessperson and skateboarder. He formed the skateboard company, Plan B in 1991 together with Mike Ternasky. In 2005, he became the first and only person to jump over the Great Wall of China on a skateboard. In 2012, a documentary based on his life was released, which was titled “Waiting For Lightning.”

Danny Way has been a great skateboarder and has pretty much revolutionized the skateboard industry. He is a living example of how someone can turn their life around with dedication and hard work even if he didn’t have the best of starts. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps inspiring us like he always has.


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