Alex Honnold
Alex Honnold

Celebrity Profile

Name: Alex Honnold
Occupation: Rock Climber
Gender: Male
Birth Day: August 17, 1985
Age: 35
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Leo

Social Accounts

Height: in centimeters - N/A
Weight: in kg - N/A
Eye Color: N/A
Hair Color: N/A
Blood Type N/A
Tattoo(s) N/A

Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold was born on August 17, 1985 in United States (35 years old). Alex Honnold is a Rock Climber, zodiac sign: Leo. Find out Alex Honnoldnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

Notable as the first solo free climber of Yosemite National Park's Triple Crown, Alex Honnold is also famous for setting a speed record for his climb of Yosemite's Nose of El Capitan. 

Trivia

To save on living expenses and facilitate his climbing career, Alex Honnold made his personal van his permanent home.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$1.5 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

After briefly studying engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, Alex Honnold became a full-time rock climber. 

Biography Timeline

2003

After graduating from Mira Loma High School as part of the International Baccalaureate Programme in 2003, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley, to study civil engineering. His maternal grandfather died and his parents got divorced during his first year of college, and Honnold skipped many of his classes to boulder by himself at Indian Rock. He described the experience as "heinous. ... I didn't live in a dorm. We had a family friend who let me sublet his two-bedroom apartment in town. In my one year at Berkeley, I never met anybody. I never spoke to anybody."

2007

In 2007, he bought a 2002 Ford Econoline E150 van, allowing him to focus on climbing and follow the weather.

2011

In November 2011, Honnold and Hans Florine missed setting the record time on the Nose route on Yosemite's El Capitan by 45 seconds. At the time the record stood at 2:36:45, as set by Dean Potter & Sean Leary in November 2010. On June 17, 2012, the two set a new record of 2:23:46 (or 2:23:51) on that same route.

2012

In 2012, Honnold started giving away one-third of his income to solar projects that increased energy access world-wide. Soon, this idea expanded to form the Honnold Foundation. The Honnold Foundation's mission is "promoting solar energy for a more equitable world.".

2014

In November 2014, Clif Bar announced that they would no longer sponsor Honnold, along with four other climbers, mostly free soloists. "We concluded that these forms of the sport are pushing boundaries and taking the element of risk to a place where we as a company are no longer willing to go," the company wrote in an open letter.

2015

Honnold met Sanni McCandless at a book signing in 2015; they became a couple soon after. Sanni and her relationship with Honnold feature prominently in Free Solo. On December 25, 2019, Honnold announced, via social media, that he and McCandless are engaged. On September 13th 2020, Honnold announced via Instagram that he had married McCandless.

2017

On June 3, 2017, he made the first free solo ascent of El Capitan, completing the 2,900-foot Freerider route (5.12d VI) in 3 hours and 56 minutes. The feat, described as "one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever", was documented by climber and photographer Jimmy Chin and documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi, as the subject of the documentary Free Solo. Among other awards, the film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (2018).

In 2017, Honnold bought a home in the Las Vegas area. "I didn't have any furniture at first, so I lived in the van in the driveway for the first couple weeks. It felt more like home than an empty house did." Around the same time, he replaced the Ford Econoline van he had lived in since 2007 and put 200,000 miles on with a new 2016 Ram ProMaster, which he still lives and travels in for most of the year.

2018

On June 6, 2018, Honnold teamed up with Tommy Caldwell to break the speed record for the Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite. They completed the approximately 3,000-foot route in 1:58:07, becoming the first climbers to complete the route in under two hours.

Family Life

A native of Sacramento, California, Alex Honnold graduated at the top of his class from Mira Loma High School.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Alex Honnold is 35 years, 6 months and 19 days old. Alex Honnold will celebrate 36th birthday on a Tuesday 17th of August 2021. Below we countdown to Alex Honnold upcoming birthday.

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds

Alex Honnold trends

FAQs

  1. Who is Alex Honnold ?
  2. How rich is Alex Honnold ?
  3. What is Alex Honnold 's salary?
  4. When is Alex Honnold 's birthday?
  5. When and how did Alex Honnold became famous?
  6. How tall is Alex Honnold ?
  7. Who is Alex Honnold 's girlfriend?
  8. List of Alex Honnold 's family members?

You might intereintereststed in

  1. Top 20 Rock Climber celebrities in United States