|Celebrated Name:||Eric Koston|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Eric Koston|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Birth Date:||29 April 1975|
|Birth Place:||Bangkok, Thailand|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Ashlee Koston
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (June Marie Koston)|
|Is Eric Koston Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$16 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2022|
Many people have taken skateboarding as one of the fun activities, but there are those who have taken it as a career and made millions while at it. One such person is Eric Koston, who is a professional skateboarder and an entrepreneur. He has been a feature in several video games like Tony Hawk, Skate 2, and Skate 3. As an entrepreneur, Eric co-owns The Berrics, which is a skatepark/website, together with fellow skateboarder Steve Berra. He also co-owns Fourstar Clothing, with Guy Mariano.
Maybe you know about Eric Koston very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2022? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Eric Koston’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
Eric Koston was born on 29 April 1975, in Bangkok, Thailand. There era no details about his parents or siblings as he is a very secretive person and keeps most of these details strictly to himself. His family moved to the United States and settled in San Bernardino, California, and that is where he grew up. He began skateboarding when he was 11 years old, and he never looked back since then.
Eric Koston is a husband and a father. He is married to Ashlee Koston, and together, they have a child named June Marie Koston. Eric and Ashlee got married in 2007, and their marriage looks very stable as they seem happy together with no signs of breaking up any time soon.
Eric has been described by a teammate and professional skateboarder, Brandon Biebel, as the “Delonte West of skateboarding.” He was defined by Paul Rodriguez as his role model. Rodriguez also stated that his favorite videos of all time were those of Eric Koston.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 29 April 1975, Eric Koston is 46 years old as of today’s date 16th January 2022. His height is 1.83m tall, and his weight is 73 kg.
Eric got his first skateboard sponsor from a company by the name of H-Street, which was co-founded by Mike Ternasky and Tony Magnusson. His team included Matt Hensley and Danny Way. Koston did not stay for long with the company as he sought a larger entity, prompting his departure from the company.
In 1992 he joined 101, and after working with them for two years, he joined the Girl team. During this time, he appeared in the videos like Pretty Sweet, Goldfish, Yeah Right, and Mouse. For several years Eric was the leading rider in the team for the eS brand. The brand held “Eric Koston eS Game of Skate” annually for several years. He also appeared in an eS video called Menikmati, in which he returned to his motherland Bangkok.
Koston left eS in 2006 and joined the Lakai roster only to depart shortly and join the Nike SB team. The company welcomed Eric with a signature shoe by the name of the “Eric Koston 1” model, which was accompanied by a contest for consumers named “Mr. Control It All.”
Nike launched other Koston signature shoes like “Eric Koston 2”, “Nike SB Koston 3 Hyperfeel”, and “Koston 2 IT”. On his part, Koston said that the experience of working with Nike as the best he has ever had in his career.
Eric was also the sponsored rider for the Oakley sunglasses brand. Other sponsors throughout his career have been Numbers, Nike SB, Jessup, Skullcandy, Diamond Supreme, The Berrics, Fourstar, Independent Truck Company, and Supreme, among others.
Eric and a fellow professional skateboarder Guy Mariano were the original team members of Girl Skateboards. They had been a member for 22 years, and in November 2015, the company announced the termination of their stay via their Instagram page.
As an entrepreneur, Eric co-owns Numbers edition skateboards with Mariano. The two also co-founded a clothing brand by the name of Fourstar in 1996. Koston was a part-owner of a shoe brand called Lakai. Together with Steven Berra, they co-founded Berrics, an indoor skatepark, and a website.
Awards & Achievements
As a professional skateboarder, Eric Koston has won two major awards. He won the Tampa Pro Street Award in 2002 and also in 2007. In 1996 he was named the Thrasher Skater of the Year, which is a big achievement.
Net Worth & Salary of Eric Koston in 2022
Koston has wealth that is valued at $16 million as of January 2022. He has made this lucrative amount of money from his career as a skateboarder as well as an entrepreneur. He co-owns a couple of companies that deal with skateboarding, and this has been a major source of his revenue. He also has several endorsement deals with some major brands like Nike.
Eric started skateboarding when he was 11 years old, and due to his determination and hard work, today, he is a professional. This has taken a lot of hard work over the years, and as of today, he is among the best skateboarders of all time.