Source of Wealth: SkateboardingAge: 39Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, CandaHeight: 5’ 10” (1.78 m)Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)Marital Status: SingleFull Name: Pierre-Luc GagnonNationality: CanadaDate of Birth: May 2, 1980Occupation: Professional SkateboarderChildren: None
Canadian professional skateboarder Pierre-Luc Gagnon has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Also known as PLG, he began skating in 1988. He then entered his first competition in 1992. Born on May 2, 1980 in Boucherville, Canada, he has been a frequent participant in the X-Games. He has won fifteen medals, with seven gold, in the Vert, Vert Double, Big Air and Vert Best Trick categories.
PLG has also been a champion on the Dew Tour and in the Gravity Games. He was the winner in the vert division of the Maloof Money Cup with his wide array of technical flip tricks and spins such as the nollie heelflip indy 540. In 2008, he won the Skateboard Vert at the AST China Invitational in Beijing. In 2010, he won his third successive X Games gold medal and fifth overall. Shortly after, he won his second Maloof Money Cup skateboard vert competition.
The list of Gagnon’s sponsors includes Darkstar skateboards, RDS clothing, Osiris Footwear, Electric Visual, Monster energy drink, Skullcandy headphones, and Capix helmets. Standing, 5 feet, 10 inches (177 cm) and weighs 168 pounds (76.2 kg), he is also into boxing. He spends more time in the gym and maintains a good shape.
Gagnon currently stars in The X-Life, a reality television series on VH1. It began airing on January 10, 2011. He is referred to as a control freak on the show. According to ESPN, he has the best board control of any skater in the field and is considered the most technical skateboarder.