American skier who became the youngest slalom champion in Olympic alpine skiing history at the age of 18. She won her second Olympic gold medal at the 2018 Winter Games in the giant slalom event.
She competed in her first International Ski Federation event at age 15.
She won her first gold at the 2013 World Championships in Schladming.
Mikaela Shiffrin Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Mikaela Shiffrin's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth||March 13, 1995 (age 28 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 Feet 6 Inches (1.7 m)|
Mikaela Shiffrin started her professional career after she gained success with the slalom victory, which took place at Trofeo Topolino in 2010, which made her the first-ever American woman to win a junior event in Italy. In 2011, she bagged a bronze medal at the Junior World Championship, which kicks started her international career with the World Cup debut in the same year. She won her first World Cup medal in 2012 and later on 2013 as well.
She has an older brother named Taylor, who also skis.
She tied Ted Ligety and Andrea Lawrence for the most Olympic gold medals won by an American Olympian in alpine skiing.
Inspirational Quotes by Mikaela Shiffrin
It rained a lot in New Hampshire, and when I skied, the snow was icy and hard, and the mountains were small.Mikaela Shiffrin
I don't know what the point of life is, but I'm certain that five gold medals is not it.Mikaela Shiffrin
If I hadn't come East as a kid, I might still be a World Cup racer today, but I wouldn't be the same World Cup racer.Mikaela Shiffrin
Once you start having success, it's easy to forget the mentality that got you started as a kid.Mikaela Shiffrin
A perfect day for me would just be a day that goes the way I plan.Mikaela Shiffrin