Bode Miller is a world-class American alpine ski racer who owns the title of the two-time World Cup champion. He is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, and no doubt why he is referred to as the most successful male American alpine ski racer of all time. Bode Miller has secured a position among the top five men to win the World Cup events in all five disciplines. Not only that, but he has 33 race victories in World Cup, becoming one of the prominent World Cup competitors in the world has seen. Bode Miller recently appeared on the Today show and shared the great news with us that he and his wife are expecting a girl child soon.
The news would be a bit sensitive when you know that the couple had previously lost their 19-month-old daughter in June 2018. The little angel, Emeline lost her life in a tragic backyard drowning accident in California, and Bode and his wife, Morgan recalls her memories and remarks how much they miss her. Morgan also shared a few pictures of her in a heartbreaking post on the first death anniversary of their beloved daughter and spread awareness about drowning. The couple has four other kids who are a 6-year-old Nash, 2-year-old Easton, and 1-year-old twins, Asher and Askel, and Bode has two other children from his previous relationships- a 13-year-old son, Dace from his ex Chanel Johnson and his 8-year-old son, Nate from his ex Sara McKenna.
Through this article let us further know more about the Olympic Champion’s career and net worth.
Early Years And Career Achievements Of Bode Miller
Samuel Bode Miller was born on October 12, 1977, and spent his childhood in Easton, New Hampshire, U.S. He was homeschooled till the third grade, and after his parents split, he took admission in a public school. Bode played tennis and soccer apart from ski racing from a very young age. He, fortunately, got a scholarship from a ski racing academy called the Carrabassett Valley Academy and soon received attention for his exceptional talent in ski racing.
At the young age of eighteen, he entered his name in the international run and won two silver medals at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in the giant slalom and combined events. Bode is high-spirited, and you’ll see him not thinking twice before crashing and risking his life and increase his chance of winning. When asked about the reason behind his bold decisions, he replied that his goal is not winning the game but skiing “as fast as the natural universe will allow.” He also became popular for his outspoken and courageous statements and was known as a player who is fearless. In 1998 he represented the United States in the Nagano Olympics, and in 1999, he represented the U.S. in all three events at the World Ski Championships at Beaver Creek.
Then in the 2000 World Ski Championships, he achieved a podium in giant slalom, and in 2001, he made his first win in the World Cup race and won two more slalom races and double silver in the following year. Thus earning the title of being the top racer on the U.S. Ski Team. However, it was just the beginning, and he went on adding more and more to the victory list. 2002 really seemed like he owned the year as the same year he won his first Olympic medal. If you think that’s all, you’re wrong as the following years were his too. In the 2003 World Cup, he won gold in giant slalom and combined silver in super-G and two other giant slaloms. In 2004 too, he won two disciplines: giant slalom and combined, and six World Cup races. He secured his first overall World Cup title in 2005, followed by many other wins.
In 2014, he faced serious pain and went through back surgery, and unfortunately, he was unable to make a good comeback in the next season too, as he faced another serious injury. He took a break to spend time with his family, but later when he decided to return failed to make comebacks in the following years too, and announced his retirement from skiing on October 31, 2017.
What Is Bode Miller Net Worth?
Bode Miller has an extremely successful Olympic career and is one of the most influential icons not only currently but also in future times too. He is a renowned athlete across the whole world and has inspired people not only by his skills but also with his confident personality and published a book named Bode: Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun, on his experiences.
The net worth of Bode Miller is estimated to be $10 million.