Top 20 Mountain Climber celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Mountain Climber celebrities [Updated January 30, 2023].

1. Joe Simpson

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Joe Simpson was born on August 13, 1960 in Malaysia.
In addition to his 1988 autobiographical work, Simpson published a novel titled The Sound of Gravity (2011) and several other books.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

2. Sir Edmund Hillary

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Sir Edmund Hillary was born on July 20, 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand.
His adventures led to him being named one of the most influential people by Time Magazine of the 20th century.

3. Tenzing Norgay

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Tenzing Norgay was born on May 29, 1914 in Khumjung, Nepal.
He was voted as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century by Time magazine.

4. Reinhold Messner

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Reinhold Messner was born on September 17, 1944 in Italy.
A politician as well as a mountain climber, he became an Italian Green Party Member of the European Parliament in 1999.

5. Andrew Irvine

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Andrew Irvine was born on April 8, 1902 in England.
Oxford University awards a scholarship in his name to fund mountaineering trips.

6. Tyler Armstrong

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Tyler Armstrong was born on January 22, 2004 in Yorba Linda, United States.
He earned special permission to scale Mount Kilimanjaro despite the fact that the age limit is normally ten.

7. Juliane Wurm

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Juliane Wurm was born on December 15, 1990 in Halle, Germany.
She has won several honors in lead, speed, and bouldering events including the German Championships from 2006 until 2010 and first place at the Boulder World Cup in Innsbruck in 2013 and in Chongqing in 2014. 

8. James Hooper

James Hooper net worth 2020
James Hooper was born on August 2, 1987 in England.
He was awarded the Adventurers of the Year prize by National Geographic in 2008. 

9. David Lama

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David Lama was born on August 4, 1990 in Innsbruck, Austria.
In 2017, he ascended The Eiger's north face.

10. Arjun Vajpai

Arjun Vajpai net worth 2020
Arjun Vajpai was born on June 9, 1993 in India.
He is known for having earned sponsorship from Mountain Dew India. 

11. Erik Weihenmayer

Erik Weihenmayer net worth 2020
Erik Weihenmayer was born on September 23, 1968 in United States.
He was featured in a documentary called Blindsight in 2006.

12. Peter Hillary

Peter Hillary net worth 2020
Peter Hillary was born on December 26, 1954 in New Zealand.
He climbed Everest five times, and also completed the Seven Summits challenge, climbing the tallest peak on each of the seven continents.

13. Tommy Caldwell

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Tommy Caldwell was born on August 11, 1978 in United States.
While adventuring abroad, he was captured by members of Kyrgyzstan rebel forces and survived the ordeal by pushing his captor off the side of a mountain. His traumatic experience is recounted in the non-fiction work Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia.

14. Steve House

Steve House net worth 2020
Steve House was born on August 4, 1970 in United States.

15. Scott Fischer

Scott Fischer net worth 2020
Scott Fischer was born on December 24, 1955 in United States.
He helped found the company Mountain Madness. His story was featured in the 1997 TV movie Into Thin Air: Death on Everest and the 2015 feature film Everest.

16. Petter Nyquist

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Petter Nyquist was born on July 1, 1978 in Norway.
He has participated in rescue missions for other climber on Mount Everest.

17. Maxime Chaya

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Maxime Chaya was born on December 16, 1961 in Lebanon.
The Ministry of France issued stamps commemorating his successful journeys to the South Pole and the peak of Mount Everest.

18. George Mallory

George Mallory net worth 2020
George Mallory was born on June 18, 1886 in England.
The last sighting of Mallory and his climbing partner took place on the morning of the Mount Everest summit climb. His body was not discovered until 1999.

19. Colin Haley

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Colin Haley was born on September 2, 1984 in Seattle, United States.
His crazy adventures are documented on Instagram where he'd accrue more than 110,000 followers.

20. Ueli Steck

Ueli Steck net worth 2020
Ueli Steck was born on October 4, 1976 in Switzerland.
He won his second Piolet d'Or award by becoming the first climber ever to ascend Annapurna solo.