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Letícia Bufoni

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Letícia Bufoni ’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Letícia Bufoni

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

São Paulo, Brazil

Age

29 years old

Birth Date

April 13, 1993

Star Sign

Pisces

Letícia Bufoni Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Skateboarder, Olympic Athelete

Education & Qualifications

Hollywood High School

Net Worth

$2 million

Parents

Jaime José da Silva, Claudete Buffoni Crud

Siblings

Bruna Bufoni, Fernanda Bufoni

Height

1.6m (5'2"")

Nationality

Brazilian

Chinese Year

Year of the Cock

About Letícia Bufoni 

Leticia Bufoni e Silva, popularly known as Leticia Bufoni is a Brazilian-American professional skateboarder, an olympian, and a social media star.

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Leticia Bufoni, is a Super Crown Champion and X-Games Gold Medalist. Having made her Olympic debut in Tokyo and given an outstanding performance, she is now one of the most dominant female skateboarders in the world.

The skateboarding career for Leticia Bufoni started after she moved to Los Angeles. She entered her first X-Games championship in Los Angeles in 2007, when she was just 14. She participated in many more competitions and championships, earning fame both nationally and internationally.

Leticia Bufoni Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Letícia Bufoni’s net worth?

Letícia Bufoni's net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.

How much does Leticia Bufoni earn per year?

No exact information exists on the annual earnings of Leticia Bufoni.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Letícia Bufoni?

Leticia Bufoni stands at a height of 5 ft 3 in (160 cm).

How old is Leticia Bufoni?

Leticia Bufoni was born on April 13, 1993, and is 29 years old, as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Leticia Bufoni was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to parents Claudete Bufoni Crud, and Jamie Jose da Silva. She has two elder sisters: Bruna and Fernanda Bufoni. She is very vocal about her personal life on social media.

Leticia Bufoni started skating at a very young age. She began skating when she was just nine years old, and got her first skateboard at the age of 11 from her grandmother. By the age of 13, Leticia Bufoni was landing tricks.

Her father did not appreciate her skateboarding, but eventually saw her love for it, and how good she was, relented and started supporting her passion for the sport. He also took her to her first competition and encouraged her to win.

Leticia Bufoni eventually left Sao Paulo, Brazil for the United States with friends when she was 14 after trying to convince her father to pursue her dream of skateboarding. She went on to attend Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, California. She, however, dropped out because of a lack of attendance.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Leticia Bufoni dating?

Leticia Bufoni is single and not dating anyone.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Leticia Bufoni is best known as a skateboarder representing Brazil in various world tournaments, especially the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She began her career in skateboarding in 2002 and is still doing it, as of 2022.

She is also one of the first women skateboarders to be sponsored by brands like TNT Energy, Nike, and GoPro.

She has been a gold medalist of the X Games, six times and has tied with Elissa Steamier's decade-old record in Women's SKB Street for most golds after her 2019 win at X-Games Shanghai.

The World Cup of Skateboarding ranked Leticia Bufoni as the number one woman skateboarder for four years in a row from 2010 to 2013. She also appeared in the 2017 Guinness World Records for Most Wins of the World Cup of Skateboarding. In 2015, she appeared in The Body Issue, an ESPN magazine, and was the first woman skater to be signed by NIKE SB.

Her professional career reached its highest when she participated in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a skateboarder representing Brazil. Leticia Bufoni is an official athlete representative and Executive Athlete Ambassador for the International Olympic Committee-recognized Skateboarding governing body called World Skate.

Leticia Bufoni is also a celebrity, model, and social media star. She has made video game appearances and is a playable character in the video game named 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5', among other playable skaters. She has also been featured in the music video of country music band Old Dominion's song called 'Snapback'. She has been sponsored by Nike, Tnt Energy, and GoPro among other brands.

Leticia Bufoni has become a force to be reckoned with because of her grace and unique skateboarding style along with a fearless attitude. She has been named as one of The Most Powerful Women in International Sports by Forbes in 2018 as well as The World's Most Marketable Athletes by Sports Pro Media.

Her tenacity and dedication to sports have made her get millions of followers on social media, making her even more popular and leading her to become an inspiration and role model for many young women around the world to take up sports like skateboarding.

Charity Work

Leticia Bufoni is an ambassador for a non-profit organization 'Boarding for Breast Cancer' which helps in awareness and early detection of breast cancer among women and helps survivors live a healthy life.

Leticia Bufoni is also a big proponent of women in sports and has always encouraged young women to play and join professional sports, especially skateboarding.

What awards has Leticia Bufoni won?

Leticia Bufoni has won several championships since she was 14. She has won X Games Women's SKB Street winning six straight medals. Leticia Bufoni is also the recipient of the World Cup of Skateboarding Street in 2018, where she earned second place.

Leticia Bufoni’s Hobbies And Interests

Leticia Bufoni has always loved skating since she was a child. She has made her hobby a career and has excelled in it.

When she is not busy working as a model, influencer, and giving interviews, she skates and trains in her private skate park. She loves to live a healthy life and often goes to the gym. Her social media shows that she hangs out with her friends and family and shows her personal life online.

Leticia Bufoni is also a surfer and enjoys spending time by the beach, swimming, and doing adventure sports like sky diving. She also likes to ride on her bike along with her friends and often travels and explores new places.

Other Interesting Leticia Bufoni Facts And Trivia

  • Leticia Bufoni lives in southern California and is known to be fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
  • 'A Star Is Born' is the favorite movie of Leticia Bufoni. She also is a huge fan of the television series, 'Prison Break'.

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