Mikaela Shiffrin holds the record for being the youngest slalom champion in the history of Olympic alpine skiing. This, along with the other titles that she holds, are testament to the excellence that she has shown through the years.
So what is Mikaela Shiffrin net worth in 2018? What are Mikaela Shiffrin ‘s salary/earnings? Read on.
Mikaela Pauline Shiffrin, or more commonly known as Mikaela Shiffrin, was born on March 13, 1995 in Vail, Colorado. She comes from a family of ski racers. Her father raced for Darmouth College in New Hampshire, her mother during her high school and her brother for the University of Denver.
As soon as Shiffrin could compete in FIS sanctioned races, she became a familiar face at different events. In December 2010, she won a Nor-Am Cup super combined race after competing in only eight FIS-level races. This was closely followed by other wins including a pair of Nor-Am slalom races in Maine and the slalom bronze medal for the FIS Junior World Ski Championships.
In April 2011, Shiffrin held the record of being the youngest American ski racer to win a national alpine title. When she was 16 years old, Shiffrin won third place at her first World Cup competition in Lienz, Austria. Her first World Cup win was in December 2012 when she was 17 years old. Despite her hectic schedule, Shiffrin graduated on time from the Burke Mountain Academy.
Through the years Shiffrin has proven that she is on top of her game. Season after season, she won major competitions in the U.S. and abroad. She dominated the slalom competition during the 2014 Olympic Games and the World Cup. Shiffrin was chosen as one of ESPNW’s Impact 25 in 2014. In 2016, a knee injury kept her out of the slopes for a while, but she still managed to win all the five competitions she participated in. The 2017 season brought 11 victories for Shiffrin. She received the Skieur d’Or award, an honor given to the best alpine skier of the year by the international ski journalist association. We estimate Mikaela Shiffrin net worth in 2018 at around $2 million.