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Edward Templeton Wiki Biography
Edward Templeton, born on the 28th of July, 1972, is an American professional skateborder, entrepreneur and artist who became famous as a pro skater and owner of his own company, the Toy Machine Bloodsucking Skateboard Company in which he is also the head artist.
So how much is Templeton’s net worth? As of mid-2017 it is reported to be $10 million, acquired from his earnings as a professional skater and from his own company.
Ed Templeton Net Worth $10 Million
Born in Orange County, California, Templeton fell in love with skateboarding when he was 13 years old. Together with his friend, Jason Lee who later became an actor, the two were amazed at the skateboarders in Huntington Beach, California and decided to learn the sport.
With his natural talent in skateboarding, in 1990 Templeton became a professional in the field assigned by New Deal Skateboards. While touring with the team, he also used his free time to visit exhibits, especially in Europe, and his love for art started to emerge.
Templeton tried to open his own company called “TV” and “Television” but failed to gain any success. In 1994, he once again tried to start his own company, and this time it turned into a success – Toy Machine Bloodsucking Company or simply Toy Machine, sells skating related products, such as skateboards, clothing, hardware and even videos. Templeton is the main artist of the company.
Aside from selling various items related to skateboarding, Templeton and the Toy Machine also sponsor teams and professional skateboarders like Leo Romero, Billy Marks, and Blake Carpenter. The success of his company has tremendously increased his net worth.
Templeton sites Tony Hawk, Tony Alva, and Heath Kirchart among others as his influences in skateboarding. Aside from being a professional skateboarder, Templeton also fell in love with creating art even without any formal training. From doing his own art, he is also a well-known contemporary artist in photography, painting and graphic design. His creations have been featured in various magazines and exhibits and have also led him to publish collections of his work.
In 1999, Templeton published his first book in photography entitled “Teenage Smokers”, followed by “Teenage Kissers” in 2011. He also created art for Spin, Geffen, Grand Royal and Factory Records.
Templeton’s art has also been exhibited worldwide, including exhibitions in Alleged Gallery in New York, Modern Art in London, Roberts and Tilton in Los Angeles, and Aki-X Gallery in Tokyo. Today, Templeton is still active and sought-after in the art scene and is continuously creating and being featured in various exhibits. His success in contemporary art has also contributed in his wealth.
In terms of his personal life, Templeton has been married to Deanna since 1991, and they live in Huntington Beach, California.
|Full Name||Ed Templeton|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 28, 1972|
|Place Of Birth||Orange County, California, US|
|Profession||Professional skateborder, entrepreneur, contemporary artist|
|Spouse||Deanna Templeton (m. 1991)|
|Awards||1990 Münster World Cup (1-st, street skateboarding), 1995 Slam City Jam: street (1-st, street)|
|Movies||The Golden Age of Neglect (2013), Deformer (2008), Teenage Kissers (2011), Litmus Test (Super Labo) (2013), We Like To Eat Vegan (2013, blog)|
|TV Shows||Thrasher: Hitting the Streets (1996), Emerica: This Is Skateboarding (2003), Toy Machine: Suffer The Joy (2006), Toy Machine: The Subhumans (2011)[|
|Perros callejeros skateboarding video, 1995-2003||2003||Video short|
|CKY2K||2000||Video documentary thanks|
|The Mark Gonzales Ride||2015||Documentary short||Himself|
|Underexposed: A Women's Skateboarding Documentary||2013||Documentary||Himself|
|Ed Templeton: Jump Off a Memory||2012||Documentary short|
|Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets||2011||Documentary short||Himself - Artist|
|Art in the Streets||2011||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The Man Who Souled the World||2007||Documentary||Himself|
|Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator||2002||Documentary||Himself|
|Jump Off a Building||1998||Video short||Himself|