Alex Honnold Net Worth 2022: Age, Height, Weight, Bio, Wiki & Career Details

Alex Honnold is a famous American rock climber. He is most famous for his free solo climbing El Captain in the Yosemite Valley. This climbing has made Honnold one of the most popular celebrities in this era. Besides climbing mountains, Honnold is a writer and actor. His documentary film “Free Solo” won the Best Documentary Feature Award in the 91st Academy Award function.

Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold is an example that with struggle and passion we can overcome any problems and becomes successful. Here we prepare an article about him. Here we will talk about Alex Honnold’s net worth, how much money he is holding, how much he earns every year, his sources of income, his career, his little bio, and some other fact that you might enjoy.

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Alex Honnold Net Worth

From the starting of his career, Honnold has collected a good amount of net worth. According to various sources Alex Honnold net worth is about 2.5 million dollars.

YearNet WorthIncreasing Rate
20222.5 million dollars25%
20212 million dollars25%
20201.6 million dollars60%
20191 million dollarsN/A

Most of Honnold’s money comes from many sponsored deals. He has also earned a great deal of money from his books and movies. Honnold documentary movie earned about 20 million in the box office. His yearly income is about 200,000 dollars.

Early Life

Alexander Honnold was born in Sacramento, California, USA on August 17, 1985. Honnold is the son of Dierdre Wolownick and Charles Forrest Honnold. Honnold parents used to work as a professor of community college. They helped Honnold a lot to carries his dream. They always supported their son’s wish. Honnold’s father’s family was originated from German and his mother’s family was originated from Polish.

Alex Honnold grew up and spent his childhood in the Sacramento neighborhood. He was into climbing since he was just a kid. Honnold first started climbing when he was 5 years old boy, he started in a local climbing gym. Honnold was fall in with love climbing things. It became his passion and attraction. Honnold has a nice athlete body. He was into many schools and college sports. Honnold participated in many youth climbing competitions in his teenage.


Besides having great talent and mind in the sports he was also a very bright student. He took his primary education at home then joined Mira Loma High School. Honnold passes his school life education with good grades in 2003. After school graduation, he went to the University of California, Berkeley. In the university Honnold’s major subject was civil engineering.

Bad Time

Honnold was doing great at first in varsity but in the middle of the first year at Berkeley, his maternal grandfather died. Honnold was very close to his grandfather. But the sorrow and shock were not over for him. In the very same year, Honnold’s parents divorced. It was a very hard time for Honnold.

Because his parents divorced and grandfather died issues, Honnold was messed up. He missed so many classes at that time, he used to hide from everyone and lost in loneliness. It was the most heartbroken and rough time for him. In an interview, Honnold said, “In my one year at Berkeley, I never met anybody. I never spoke to anybody.” Anyway, he overcomes his sorrows, pains and became the most popular rock climber on earth.

Before Fame

Alex Honnold was having a rough time. He was unable to focus on study so he quit the varsity and became a Berkeley dropout. At that time he had no one to live with, no place to go. Honnold started to live in his mom’s old minivan. It was his home and everything. Back then Honnold spent most of his time touring around California and climbing here and there. Besides, spinning around here and there Honnold used to go to see his girlfriend in LA.

At a point, Honnold had to destroy his minivan, it was broken and old. Then Honnold had to live with just a bicycle and in a tent. Honnold spent most of his time climbing, it has given him strength and it fixed his wound.


It was around in 2005 or 2006, Alex Honnold was living in a tent by himself. At that time he was all into climbing, he was just a crazy boy who loves to climb the rock.

Honnold became a famous person and got everyone’s attention in 2007 when he free soloed Yosemite’s Astroman and the Rostrum in a day. It was a big achievement for him. To climb those mountains Honnold followed Peter Croft’s footsteps. This ascent made him popular.

Honnold is most popular because of free solo. It’s the kinda thing that when the climber uses only rope and doesn’t bring any protection or aid to help them. Honnold’s most famous ascent took place in June 2017 when he climbs the El Captain in the Yosemite Valley. The mountain was about 1000 meters tall by winning this enormous achievement Honnold became very famous and got worldwide recognition.

Since 2007, Honnold climbs so many mountains. In 2008, he climbed the Bushido, Hong Kong Phooey, Moonlight Buttress in Utah. In 2008, The Green Mile and Ambrosia in California, Rainbow Arch in Chad and so many others.

Honnold has appeared in some movies and TV, YouTube shows. He has appeared in Reel rock 12, Valley Uprising, A Line Across the Sky, and in a few other films. Honnold has written two books too, Alone on the Wall and El Capitan: The Greatest Rock Climb in the World! Alex Honnold.

From 2012 Honnold started to donate money of every one-third of his income. He was donating a solar project that developed energy access worldwide. From this Honnold create his foundation called  Honnold Foundation. In the last couple of years, he has donated about 50000 dollars per year.

Quick Info

Rеаl Nаmе/Full NаmеАlехаndеr Ноnnоld
Nісk Nаmе/Сеlеbrаtеd Nаmе:Аlех Ноnnоld
Віrth Рlасе:Саlіfоrnіа, UЅА
Dаtе Оf Віrth/Віrthdау:17 Аuguѕt 1985
Аgе/Ноw Оld:35 уеаrѕ оld
Неіght/Ноw Таll:Іn Сеntіmеtrеѕ – 180 сm
Іn Fееt аnd Іnсhеѕ – 5′ 11″
Wеіght:Іn Кіlоgrаmѕ – 73 Кg
Іn Роundѕ – 160 lbѕ
Еуе Соlоr:Вrоwn
Наіr Соlоr:Dаrk Вrоwn
Раrеntѕ Nаmе:Fаthеr – Сhаrlеѕ Ноnnоld
Моthеr – Dіеrdrе Wоlоwnісk
Ѕіblіngѕ:Ѕtаѕіа Ноnnоld
Ѕсhооl:Міrа Lоmа Ніgh Ѕсhооl
Соllеgе:Unіvеrѕіtу оf Саlіfоrnіа Веrkеlеу
Zоdіас Ѕіgn:Lео
Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn:Ѕtrаіght
Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ:Маrrіеd
Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе Nаmе:Ѕаnnі МсСаndlеѕѕ
Кіdѕ/Сhіldrеn Nаmе:
Рrоfеѕѕіоn:Рrоfеѕѕіоnаl rосk сlіmbеr


Alex Honnold is one of the most famous mountain climbers alive on earth. He has made an extremely successful career as a climber. Besides, having huge fame and popularity Honnold has also made a large amount of money.

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