Mikaela Shiffrin

May 5, 2022 @ 13:07 EDT
Mikaela Shiffrin Net Worth: Earning Millions Every Single Ski Season | Celeb$fortune

Mikaela Pauline Shiffrin is an American Olympic Gold Medalist & World Cup alpine skier, and one of the youngest slalom champions in Olympic alpine skiing history. She is a three-time World Cup Champion, four-time World Champion Slalom, and six-time winner of the World Cup.

Mikaela credits her mother for being a successful athlete. She is well-known for her role in various documentaries like No Turning Back, Visions of Greatness, and Blickpunkt SportSimilarly, she was a nominee for the Choice Athlete: Female title at the Teen Choice Awards in 2018. 

This 5'9' tall athlete is one of the most dominant athletes on the planet. Most recently, she won the 66th World Cup in 2020. Moreover, Mikaela is the first skier to participate in a World Cup tribune more than a hundred times. In addition, the legendary American athlete has more than 86 victories to her name. She participated in all five skiing disciplines at the 2022 Summer Beijing Olympics but went home empty-handed.

Mikaela Shiffrin Comes from a Family of Pro-Skiers

Mikaela Shiffrin was born on March 13, 1995, in Vail, Colorado. Her father, Jeff Shiffrinwas an anesthesiologist before his death in 2020, and her mother's name is Eileen Shiffrin. Her parents were former skiers, and there is no doubt that skiing is in her genes. Mikaela grew up with her elder brother, Taylor Shiffrin, also a skier. She later moved to Denver as her father took a new job.

Mikaela Shiffrin as a child with her father Jeff Shiffrin (right).Skiing is literally in her blood.
Photo Source: Mikaela Shiffrin, Instagram

This legendary athlete started skiing at a very young age and won many competitions. She graduated from the Burke Mountain Academy, which trains and educates alpine ski racers. Mikaela won her first slalom and GS when she was 14 at the Topolino Games. After a year, she won the Nor-Am Cup Super-Combined race in December 2010. Furthermore, Mikaela loves to play the piano and guitar and has many skills in soccer.

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With her father gone due to a horrible accident, Shiffrin has confessed that she didn't know if she would continue skiing again as he was almost always her photographer during her races. It was due to this grieving period that became the only year in her consecutive streak she did not participate in the World Cup in 2020. She still considered quitting after getting back up in 2021, which perhaps showed in her performances even up to the Olympic Games 2022 in Beijing.

Mikaela Shiffrin's Net Worth in 2022: Multiple World Cup Wins Earned Her Millions Every Year

The legendary American Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin has a net worth of approximately $4 million. She is one of the most expensive athletes reportedly earning $515,000 per year. The principal source of her income is her career as an alpine skier, and she is one of the youngest and richest American athletes in the world.

Mikaela's considered one of the best active skiers, and she is the recipient of many honors and awards. The gorgeous-looking Mikaela has appeared in several documentary TV shows. Similarly, she has endorsed various brands like Atomic, Reusch, and Leki that deal with ski equipment which have added a large fortune to her net worth. So large, in fact, Forbes estimated that she was awarded $3 million by her sponsors leading up to the Beijing Olympics 2022.

Mikaela Shiffrin with her winning Gold Medal in the World Cup 2021 Fondazione Cortina.Mikaela won the Gold Medal in the World Cup 2021 Fondazione Cortina.
Photo Source: Mikaela Shiffrin, Instagram

Mikaela won the slalom title at the US National Championships at 16. Her first victory came at the Trofeo Topolino 2010. She won a bronze medal and made her World Cup debut in 2011. Mikaela won her maiden World Cup slalom in 2012 and won the gold medal in slalom at the 2014 Sochi Games.

Mikaela Shiffrin earned $738,000 in the World Cup after winning 12 races in 2018, topping the prize money list. She also set a record for gaining $885,000 during the World Cup ski season in 2019. In 2021, it became $444,000. Mikaela holds the global record for winning a gold medal at such a young age. The famous athlete is one of the wealthiest athletes in the history of skiing on the planet.

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The two-time Olympic gold winner Mikaela was featured in a one-hour special NBC television show How to Raise an Olympian. She also appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with Reese WitherspoonIn 2014, she appeared in a sports documentary movie, No Turning Back, and played a role in the 1978 starting television series Blickpunkt Sport. Mikaela also features in an episode of Visions of Greatness Season one in 2017.

Mikaela Shiffrin during the mid-point of her ski race.Skiing at a professional level naturally brought in massive net worth sources from a young age.
Photo Source: Mikaela Shiffrin, Instagram

The good-looking and talented skier is often present on all social platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She posts several content and pictures on her verified account under the handle @mikaelashiffrin. Mikaela has around 1.1 million followers on her account and endorses several brands like Red Bull, Barilla pasta, and Longines watches. Her Instagram earnings are approximately $3,000 per post via sponsorships, which are the bloodlines of income for any sports athlete.

Moreover, she earns a decent amount from her Twitter account (@MikaelaShiffrin) with over 204,000 followers. Mikaela joined in January 2012 and is still active on TwitterHer estimated earnings from Twitter are around $2,000 per post. All these sources added fortune to her wealth, and she is one of the top-paid competitors in America. Currently, Mikaela is working with Bose Headphones as a product's brand ambassador as well.

Mikaela Shiffrin's Boyfriend and Past Relationships

The 27-year-old famous American athlete is rumored to be dating Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer, in 2022 since early 2021. They met about seven years ago, and the couple remained good friends till 2021. She likes to keep her personal life away from the eyes of the media. Thus, she never revealed anything about her love life.

However, the pair are often seen together on social media platforms. In a separate story, Mikaela followed the Croatian ex-skier Janica Kostelic as her role model during childhood. She has suffered from an anxiety disorder since those days as well. In terms of the Olympic medal, she is more successful than her alleged boyfriend, Aleksander, who hasn't won any medals yet. 

Aleksander Amodt Kilde (left) and Mikaela Shiffrin (right) walking on the streets of New York City.Kilde has won a few races, but nothing too meaningful.
Photo Source: Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, Instagram

Mikaela's mother revealed that she was in a long-distance relationship with Mathieu Faivre, who is a pro skier from France. Their matching career made their relationship easier & they supported each other at the competitions. But they ended up splitting their relationship in 2019, while the reason behind their breakup is still unknown.

The gorgeous-looking Instagram model Mikaela was previously linked with American skier Brennan Rubie as well. However, she never confirmed her relationship with Rubie as it remains under wraps.

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