Lindsey Vonn is known as a former American alpine skier. She is famous for her accomplishments in the sport including being a 2010 Olympic gold medalist, winning four World Cup titles and owning the record for most World Cup wins by a female.
Lindsey Vonn was born as Lindsey Caroline Kildow on October 18, 1984, in St. Paul, Minnesota. She experienced childhood in the cold climate of Minnesota with her four siblings. Vonn started her rise to sports fame as a little child, when her father, former skier Alan Kildow, first put her on skis.
Vonn prepared locally with mentor Erich Sailer before moving to Vail, Colorado in the late 1990s. In 1999, the 14-year-old impacted the world forever when she won the slalom at Trofeo Topolino in Italy, turning into the first American female to ever achieve that feat.
Vonn exceeded expectations as an amateur skier and was named to Team USA for the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. The next year, she won a silver medal at the Junior World Championship.
Vonn found the opportunity to satisfy a long lasting dream by winning a gold medal in the downhill events and a bronze in the Super G at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada in 2010.
Heading into the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, Vonn appeared to be in a fine mindset with three straight downhill wins. She conveyed a strong showing in her debut event, the Super G. She committed a late error that prompted a 6th place finish. She would then retire soon after the 2018 games.
Vonn made headline news when it was revealed she was dating American golf superstar Tiger Woods. The pair opened up to the world about their relationship in March 2013, but they announced their separation two years later in May 2015 because of their busy calendars.
Before her fling with Tiger Woods, Vonn was married to former skier Thomas Vonn from 2007 to 2011. After Tiger Woods, her most notable relationship was with a NFL assistant coach named Kenan Smith. The star skier revealed their relationship in a November 2016 Instagram post. She was frantically in love and couldn't quit spouting to the world about her new man.
She and the former L.A. Rams right hand coach were regularly observed out together but unfortunately things did not go well and they ended up breaking up quickly.
According to celebritynetworth.com her estimated networth is $8 million.