Learn the intriguing net worth details of the iconic Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer Marcel Hirscher.
Born on 2nd March 1989, MarcelHirscher is considered as one the best alpine skiers in history for his great skills and dominance in both slalom and giant slalom in men's super ranking.
Due to his extraordinary skill and talent in the field, the 30-year-old athlete had made names in some of the prominent sports events such as Olympics where he won two gold medals. Since fans are overwhelmed by his excellence in the ski sport we are here with the details of the fortune Hirscher made being the best ski-racer in the world!
Marcel Hirscher, Proud Owner of 14 Million Net Worth
Accounting his 12 seasons gamelays, 67 fabulous wins and 138 podiums, Marcel holds an staggering net worth of 14 Million. SOURCE: Redbull
As per sources from Business Insider, a gold modalist earns around $37,500 and similarly $22,500 to silver medalist and they no longer have to pay taxes on money earned for winning a medal at the games.
Besides the cash prize, most of the goal medals are mostly made of silver, which contains about $600 worth of value.
As of now, Marcel holds a total of 12 Gold medal wins - two from Olympic games, seven from World Champions, and three from Junior World Ski Champions.
Similarly, he holds seven silver medal wins, one from Olympics, four from World Champions, and two from Junior World Ski Championship.
Taking the average amount, Hirscher accumulated around $450,000 from his gold medal win and approximately $157,500 via his silver medal.
So let's dig in a little and find details about some of his astounding career achievements and sources behind his envying fortune, shall we?
Marcel Hirscher Career and Spectacular Achievements
The 2018 Winter Olympics Gold medal holder and silver medal in slalom at the 2014 Winter Olympics is one of the living legends.
Wondering why? Check out his career records as in 2009 World Championship, he placed at the fourth spot in the giant slalom.
Besides, Hirscher has also participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics, where he placed at the fourth spot in the giant slalom and fifth at the Whistler Creekside slalom.
Unfortunately, during the preceding at the 2011 World Championship, he broke his ankle, which was a sad ending to his 2011 season.
After the gloomy 2011 season, Marcel gave an outstanding performance with total 'nine' wins and placed with a total of fourteen podiums.
In October 2012, he was awarded for the Skieur d'Or by members of the International Association of Ski Journalists for his inspiring performance at the previous season.
History made again by the champion, as the 5 ft 9 inches tall star made headlines back for winning the overall World Cup title in 2013, accounting 'six' victories. He held a record of setting 18 podium finishes out of 19 races.
First Male racer to Win Three World Cup Title in a Row
In 2015, Marcel nailed giant slalom with five wins with a shocking margin of 3.28 seconds in Garmisch winning the GS title for the second time. He surpassed Benjamin Raich and became the most successful Austrian World Cup slalom skier.
Records by records, in 2016, he as announced as the most successful male World Cup GS winner in Beaver Creek, Colorado, overcoming Hermann Maier and Benjamin Raich.
As of now, he holds numerous records setting records in every season he plays, adding 4th GS World Cup title and 6th overall World Cup title, plus an extra gold medal win in 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Marcel, the world champion who is standing at the pinnacle of the greatest ski-racer credits all his source of prominence to his exceptional Olympic gold medal wins and his crystal globes win.