What’s Chloe Kim’s net worth?
Chloe Kim (born April 23, 2000), is an American snowboarder and twice Olympic medalist with an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million.
In 2018, Chloe Kim was a participant in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang (South Korea). Because Chloe is a second-generation Korean American and still lives in South Korea, Pyeongchang was a significant event for her. Kim was a four-time X-Games Gold medalist, and was the first American woman to win a gold medal at the Winter Youth Olympics in snowboarding.
At 17 years old, she was the youngest woman to earn an Olympic gold medal in snowboarding. She also won a gold medal at the Women’s Halfpipe competition at the 2018 and 2022 Winter Olympics. Chloe won the halfpipe at the Winter Olympics World Championships, Winter X Games and Winter Youth Olympics. She was also the first to be awarded the title of halfpipe at all four events.
Kim was an Angel Recruit in “Charlie’s Angels”, and she lent her voice for 2020’s “Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?.” She has also appeared on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” and “Double Dare,” and “Ridiculousness,” and on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” “The Kelly Clarkson Show” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2018 and was featured on a Kellogg Corn Flakes box, which set a record for being the fastest-selling cereal box in Kellogg Company History. Mattel also released a Chloe Kim Shero Barbie. She competed in 2020’s Fox reality series “The Masked Singer” where she reached the semifinals.
Chloe Kim’s Background and Early Life
Chloe Sun Kim was born April 23, 2000 in Long Beach, California. Boran Yun Kim and Jong Jin Kim are her parents. Jong Jin immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1980s with only $800. He worked minimum wage jobs and graduated from El Camino College with a degree as a manufacturing engineer technology technician. He later left his engineering job to concentrate on Chloe’s snowboarding career. Kim was born in Torrance and has two older sisters, Tracy, and Erica. When she was four years old, Jong Jin taught Chloe how to snowboard at Mountain High in L.A County’s San Gabriel Mountains. She began competing two years later with Team Mountain High. Kim went to school in Switzerland with her aunt when she was in the third and fourth grades. She returned to California two years later. Jong Jin drove Chloe from Mammoth Mountain every weekend for more than five hours each way, and it took him nearly five hours to do so. Kim speaks fluently in Korean, French and English. She attended Dana Middle School. Chloe joined U.S. Snowboarding Team in 2013.
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Chloe Kim’s Snowboarding Career
Kim was awarded a silver medal for the superpipe at the 2014 Winter X Games. The gold medal came the next year when the 14-year old took home the title. Chloe was the youngest person ever to win a Winter X Games gold medal. Kelly Sildaru, a 13-year-old skier, won the slopestyle event in 2016. Kim was the first to be awarded two consecutive gold medals at the 2016 Winter X Games. She also became the first person to win back-to-back gold medals. Chloe was the first woman to complete back-toback 1080 spins in a U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix. She also received a perfect score.
Kim was also the first American woman to win the snowboarding event at the Winter Youth Olympic Games. Her score was the best in snowboarding history. She was selected to be Team USA’s Flag Bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games. In addition, she received an ESPY Award nomination as Best Breakthrough Athlete. Chloe was the youngest woman to attempt two consecutive 1080 degree spins at the Olympics, winning a gold medal in Women’s Halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Kim was awarded the gold at the 2022 Winter Olympics Beijing. This made her the first female snowboarder ever to win back-to-back gold medals in halfpipe.
Her Personal life
Since the age 13 years old, Chloe has received racist and hateful messages. She has stated that people denigrated her accomplishments because she was Asian after the 2014 Winter X Games. My DMs contained messages telling me to return to China and stop taking away medals from white American girls. My accomplishment was amazing, but instead of being proud, I was crying next to my mother, asking, “Why are people so mean because my mom is Asian?” Kim spoke out about anti-Asian violence in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. She told ESPN.com that she was so proud of her accomplishment, but instead, she was crying next to my mom, asking, “Why are people being so mean because I’m Asian?” I am scared all the times. She said, “I don’t go alone unless I have to make an appointment quickly or if it is very crowded.” I always have a knife, pepper spray, and Tasers. My fanny pack contains all three items, and I have them with me everywhere.
Chloe Kim’s Awards and Accolades
She won ESPY awards in 2018 for Best Female Olympian and Best Female Athlete. In addition, she was named to the Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential Persons of 2018” list. In 2022, she won the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female Sport Star. She also received a Teen Choice Award nomination in 2018 for Choice Athlete: Female.
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