Thomas Vonn is an American alpine ski racer, Olympic skier, ex-US Ski team alpine racer, coach, manager, and agent who has participated in various alpine ski race competitions. He is also known for participating and coming in ninth place at the Super-G in the 2002 Winter Olympics. He is widely recognized as the ex-husband of the Olympic gold medalist and world champion in alpine ski racing Lindsey Vonn.
Although Thomas is an established athlete, he is not as popular as his ex-wife who has received many awards and accolades for her outstanding performance as an athlete, however, Thomas has made a name for himself as a coach to alpine ski racers. To learn more about Thomas Vonn, read his profile below.
Thomas Vonn’s Biography
Thomas Vonn was born on December 3, 1975, in New York. His mother has been identified as Inger Vonn and his father Peter Vonn. but unfortunately, there are no much details regarding his parents. Thomas didn’t grow up alone but with a younger brother named Christian who graduated from Northeastern University.
Sadly, there is no information about Vonn’s childhood educational background. However, he graduated from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York in 2001. He also attended the Northwood School and New York Ski Educational Foundation or NYSEF.
The athlete met his ex-wife at the Olympic Games in Salt City, the pair started a relationship before tying the knot in the presence of their families and friends at a skiing resort that is situated at a hilltop in Utah, on September 29, 2007.
In 2011, the couple due to irreconcilable differences separated and went their separate ways, it has been alleged that the couple were not compatible and were very competitive with each other which also contributed to the failure of their marriage.
After the crash of his marriage, Vonn started dating his current partner Shauna. They welcomed a son – Henrik Peter Vonn on February 21, 2018. They seem to be a very happy family, judging from the pictures posted on Instagram by the athlete.
In 2002, Thomas Vonn participated in Super-G at the Winter Olympics game, he came in as ninth place in that particular competition, apart from that, there is no record of other events he has participated in. After he retired from skiing, he became an alpine ski coach. He was once a coach to his ex-wife while they were still together, which he developed on and is now a professional skiing coach.
Other Facts About Lindsey Vonn’s Ex-Husband
1. Thomas Vonn’s age difference with his Ex-Wife
The duo had a nine-year age gap between them, but that did not stop their love for each other. When they began dating, Thomas became a mentor to Lindsey to her father’s disapproval, which is said to have contributed to the deterioration of their marriage.
2. Net Worth
The details about Thomas Vonn’s salary and net worth are unavailable as they are still under review, but is it obvious that he makes a decent amount of money as a coach, enough to live a comfortable life.
Vonn has earned a reputation as a talented athlete and coach over the years. He started as a ski racer before he pursued a career as a professional alpine ski race coach. Sadly, he has not won any awards yet for his hard work and talent.
4. Rumors and Controversies
Apart from the time Vonn tweeted what seemed like a shade to his ex-wife’s then-boyfriend Tiger Woods during one of his games, the athlete has never being caught in the news for the wrong reasons. Over the years, he has lived a very private life and has had no controversy concerning his personal and professional life.
5. He is the coach at NYSEF
Thomas Vonn returned to Northwood School and New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) after he was offered a job as the coach of the Alpine ski team in 2018.
6. Social Media
Thomas Vonn is very active on social media; he has Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts. He has built a modest but loyal following on all these platforms.
7. Their Child/ren
Despite the fact that Thomas and Lindsey Vonn were together for many years and married for three years, the pair did not have any child before their separation.