|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Birthday:||Apr 13, 1993|
|Age:||29 years old|
|Occupation:||Professional street skateboarder|
|Last Updated:||December, 2022|
Leticia Bufoni (Portuguese Letícia Bufoni e Silva) is a professional Brazilian-American street skateboarder. She managed to win X-Games six times and took part in the 2020 Olympics. Her net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
How Did Leticia Bufoni Become Rich?
Born in São Paulo, Brazil in, she started skateboarding at the age of 9, yet the future skateboard star didn’t have her own skateboard as her father wasn’t found of her passion. Leticia Bufoni owes a lot of her success to her grandmother Maria (she was living down the street) that bought her first skateboard in 2004. Leticia’s grandma was the first fan too, she recalled later in 2015’s interview.
Being a talented kid, she was the only female that took part in local competitions many of which she won. Seeing the results of his daughter’s passion, her father took over her hobby and started to sign up Leticia to more competitions and watched her growing into more professional athlete. He also was responsible for her first deals with sponsors – the most prominent one was apparel store that signed up future star for a few thousand dollars.
In 2007, at the mere age of 14, Leticia Bufoni moved with her family and friends to Los Angeles, USA where she entered the Hollywood High School. But she found education to be boring and dropped the school and fully getting herself into skateboarding.
Leticia Bufoni took part in X Games competition in 2007 and three years later won silver medal in women’s skateboard street. That was her first medal among many: until now she has won 6 golden medals, 3 silver and 3 bronze.
Leticia Bufoni continues to pushing her limits in 2022. She trains one hour per day three times a week with a personal trainer to keep her body fit for the challenges. But that do not frees her from rolling the ankles and hurting badly her elbows time from time.
What Is Leticia Bufoni Net Worth?
Leticia Bufoni got her first money at the age of 11 and now she’s making way more. X-Games prize pool ranges between $50,000 and $100,000. Winning the tournaments alone would’ve made Leticia Bufoni a millionaire in her 20s even if she hadn’t accepted any deals from sponsors. And, oh boy, the list of sponsors is huge!
Leticia Bufoni was sponsored in the past or is sponsored nowadays by:
- Red Bull
- Beats by Dre
- Bones Wheels
Monarch Project and others. Being a star athlete she managed to substantially increase her wealth: it is estimated that in 2022 Leticia’s Bufoni net worth exceeded 5 million dollars.
But not only her famous skateboarding achievements bring her money: Leticia’s Instagram has experienced a huge growth recently. In August of 2021 she got 1,2 followers on her page after she taught Italo Ferreira – a professional surfer from Brazil – how to skate in her Instagram.
Nowadays Leticia Bufoni has over 4 and a half million subscribers on Instagram and this number continues to grow. Having such large following definitely contributes to her growing net worth as more and more brands want to have her promoting their products.
How Leticia Bufoni Spends Her Money?
Leticia Bufoni owns two houses: one in Los Angeles and the other one in Brazil, the country she was born. Her house in Los Angeles is very practical: it has a skate park in the backyard where the skateboarding star can maintain her skills.
Nowadays she mostly spends money on her health and wellness to keep her body fit and ready for the new challenges.
- Videogame Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 (released in 2015) features Leticia Bufoni as a playable character.
- Leticia Bufoni nude pictures were leaked in 2015 event known as ‘The Fappening‘.
- The skateboarding star manages to keep her private life unknown to the outsiders: it’s unknown whether she has a boyfriend or not.
- In 2021 Neymar – a Brazilian star footballer – mentioned Leticia Bufoni several times in his Instagram, providing an additional recognition for her. Some journalists even speculated that he is Leticia’s boyfriend. In reality he’s her long-time friend.