Nyjah Huston is a young skateboarder, who was born in Davis, California in 1994. Nyjah grew up with his father, who did not allow him to eat meat or cut his dreadlocks, while also banning any music that wasn‘t reggae. Huston learned to skate at an age of four, but his style was regarded as goofy at the time.
Still, how rich is Nyjah Huston now? Sources estimate that Nyjah has an impressive net worth of $6 million, most of his wealth coming from his success as a skateboarder.
Huston went pro in August of 2009. By the end of the year he was competing against various professionals and showing that he had a lot of potential. The very same year he started his own skateboarding company, I&I Skateboards. This definitely helped Huston raise his net worth.
Nyjah Huston Net Worth $6 Million
Huston is considered one of the most successful professional skaterboarders in the United States, and the youngest one at that. This title is earned thanks to plenty of victories at various contests. His first serious victory was in 2005 on K.R.3.A.M. AM. In 2006, he took 2nd place in Dew Action Sports Tour Panasonic Open and Dew Action Sports Tour Right Guard Open, Denver. In 2007 he also earned two second places – one in eS Game of SKATE Pro and etnies Goofy vs Regular. Another 2nd place medal was earned in 2008‘s Maloof Money Cup and X Games XV in 20009. In 2010 he won 1st place overall in Street League Skateboarding 1st Series. Then, in 2011 he claimed first place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd stops of Street League Skateboarding 2nd Series, 2nd place in 4th stop and 2nd place overall. Huston also won 1st place in X Games XVII in the same year. In 2012 he once again won first overall place in Street League Skateboarding 3rd Series. In 2013 he won a bunch of street events – 1st place in X Games XIX, Street League Skateboarding in Kansas City, Tampa Pro and Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa. In 2014, the skateboarder impressively won nothing but first places, including Tampa Pro, Street League Skateboarding Pro Open in Los Angeles, X Games Austin 2014 Monster Energy Men‘s Skateboard Street and Street League Skateboarding events in Chicago, Los Angeles and the Super Crown World Championship in New Jersey. All these accomplishments without a doubt have played a big role in building up Huston‘s net worth.
Huston has appeared in various Element Skateboards skateboarding videos like Elementality and This Is My Element. Huston also appeared in Silver Trucks Silver in Bacelona video. Nyjah even collaborated with the famous Tony Hawk in videos Tony Hawk‘s Project 8, Tony Hawk‘s Ride and Tony Hawk‘s Proving Ground .Further, he has appeared in a few Tony Hawk‘s video games like Tony Hawk: Ride and Tony Hawk‘s Pro Shatter HD. These appearances have also added to Huston‘s net worth. Due to his success, Huston has been sponsored by various brands such as Element, Silver, Diamond Supply Co., Ricta, MOB, DC Shoes, Stance, Asphalt Yacht Club, CCS and Monster Energy.
Huston has won many awards thanks to his great performances over the years. In 2006, he received the Kentucky Unbridled Spirit Award for Action Sports. In 2012, he was chosen for three awards at Transworld SKATEboarding magazine‘s award ceremony, namely Best Video Part for his Rise & Shine video, New Era Readers‘ Choice and Best Street, for his performance in street events. In 2013, Huston was nominated for Skater of The Year award by Thrasher Magazine.
As for his personal life, it is known that Huston has a very controlling father, who dictated Huston‘s lifestyle while they lived in Puerto Rico. Since 2013, Nyhaj has lived in Huntington Beach, California apart from his father, and can freely listen to his currently favorite hip hop genre. Huston became a homeowner in September of 2013, and his property is valued at $2.7 million.
|Full Name||Nyjah Huston|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Date Of Birth||November 30, 1994|
|Parents||Adeyemi Huston, Kelle Huston|
|Siblings||Jahmai Huston, Ahbi Huston, Isha Huston, Kiade Huston|
|Awards||Best Male Action Sports Athlete ESPY Award, Tampa Am Street|
|Nominations||Laureus World Sports Award for Action Sportsperson of the Year, Young Hollywood Athlete Award|
|Movies||This Is My Element, Elementality|
|xXx: Return of Xander Cage||2017||Nyjah Huston|
|This Is My Element||2007||Video|
|Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5||2015||Video Game||Himself|
|Motivation 2: The Chris Cole Story||2015||Documentary||Himself|
|The Search for Freedom||2015||Documentary||Himself|
|Skateline: Paul Rodriguez Sacked, Nyjah Huston, Bob Burnquist, Skateboarding Is Not a Game...||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|2009 Maloof Money Cup: Skate Street||2009||TV Movie||Himself|
|2009 Maloof Money Cup Preview Special||2009||TV Movie||Himself|
|Maloof Money Cup||2008||TV Movie||Himself|
|Tony Hawk's Project 8||2006||Video Game||Himself (voice)|
|Elementality: Volume Two||2006||Documentary short||Himself|
|Elementality: Volume One||2005||Video documentary||Himself|
|2014||Young Hollywood Award||Young Hollywood Awards||Most Awesome Athlete|