15 People Who Got Rich By Risking Their Lives

15. Tony Hawk

It is likely that Tony Hawk would not consider himself to be a daredevil who risked his life to become rich. Here is what you have to remember about the glory days of Hawk pulling off tricks such as his famous “900.” The only thing standing in the way of Hawk splatting on the hard ground if something with the stunt went against his plan was a helmet and a skateboard. Hawk probably does not get enough credit for routinely putting his body at risk even though he more often than not was in complete control while having a skateboarding career for the ages.
15. Tony Hawk