One of the world, renowned designers who have earned worldwide respect for the unique and amazing designs, is Tinker Hatfield. Tinker is a well-experienced designer that works with the popular shoe brand by the name ‘Nike’ where he is responsible for creating various designs. Hatfield has worked for Nike where he has created some of the best brands that enjoyed massive sales. As a result of the good work that he does, the number of shoes that are sold by Nike and this has equally the profit made by the company. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Tinker Hatfield in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Hatfield was born in 1952 on 30TH April in Oregon. He is the son of Tinker Hatfield senior, who was very popular when it came to Oregon coaching circles and won three straight Class AA titles during one of his son’s time at the Central Linn. Tinker was an all-state selection as a football player and a basketball player and participated in track as well as filed events at Central Linn High School. After completing his high school education, he joined the University of Oregon where he ran track for coach and THE Nike Cofounder Bill Bowerman. At university, he studied a degree in architecture.
When it comes to his personal life, there is nothing much that is known. There is scanty of information regarding his personal life. However, it is in the public domain that he is a married man. He got married to Jackie Hatfield, and it is unclear if they have any kids. The couple has lived happily, and there are no signs of divorce.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his career in 1981 when he started to work for Nike as a shoe designer for famous sports shoe brand ‘Nike.’ His interest when it came to architecture studies made him believe that his career in designing shoes was going to be very successful as he was very good at it! With the creativity in architecture as well as designing, he pursued a career in field designing with hard work and passion to a large extent.
He set the record as the first man to release a cross training shoe worldwide under ‘Nike.’ With time, he added other sporty features where some of his shoes were for aerobics, weightlifting, and jogging. Among the awards that he has received includes most influential person by the Sportstyle Magazine and Fortune magazine.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Hatfield is over $32 million. The wealth has been created from his career where he has worked for some of the best designers that we have in the world: ‘Nike.’ He has come up with some of the best and expensive shoes that have nevertheless enjoyed massive sales.
Hatfield has achieved a lot of popularity and recognition as a result of his hard work and effort. He has set the bar when it comes to designing shoes specifically for gaming. He is a man that is full of very creative ideas, and he has taken a dimension which is not taken by many people.