Jimmy Chin Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jimmy Chin (Jimmy)

Last Updated: 09 Oct, 2023 | Views: 1426

Age: 50

Profession: Social Media Influencer

Other Profession(s): Photographer, Film Director, Film Producer, Mountaineer, Climber

Famous For: Professional climber and skier

Higher Education: BA in Asian Studies

Jimmy Chin Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
12 Oct, 1973 (50 Years 07 Months 13 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Minnesota

Birth District
Mankato

Birth Sign
Libra

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Jimmy Chin Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Jimmy Chin is a professional mountain climber, photographer, director, and writer from the United States. Chin has spent more than 20 years as a professional mountaineer and skier on The North Face Athlete squad. All seven continents have been visited by him, and he has led and been included in expeditions all over the world, amassing a list of legendary climbing and ski mountaineering accomplishments. Together with Kit and Rob DesLauriers, he accomplished the first successful American ski rappel from the top of Mount Everest in 2006. Five years later, on India's Meru Peak, Chin, Conrad Anker, and Renan Ozturk made the first climb of the granite cliff known as "Shark's Fin."

Career:
In 2002: He was invited to be a part of an unsupported National Geographic expedition crossing Tibet's Chang Tang Plateau with Galen Rowell, Conrad Anker, and Rick Ridgeway.
In 2003: Chin began filming with Rick Ridgeway as his mentor.
In 2004: Chin scaled Mount Everest alongside David Breashears and Ed Viesturs while Stephen Daldry was making a feature film for Working Title.
In 2006: Together with Kit DesLauriers and Rob DesLauriers, he skied down Mount Everest for the first time in American history.
In 2017: During their explorations in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, Chin and Anker discovered a new route on Ulvetanna, the Wolf's Fang.

Achievements and Awards:
In 2019: He was honored by his peers with the National Geographic Photographer's Photographer Award.
Chin has creatively directed and produced commercials for companies such as Ford Motor Company, Yeti, Apple, Chase Bank, Bose, Panerai, and The North Face.

Unknown Facts:
There are many prestigious accomplishments he has achieved, including climbing Mount Everest and skiing it from the summit, crossing the Chang Tang Plateau by foot in northwestern Tibet, and many more that are truly amazing.
His appearances in numerous publications, including National Geographic, Men's Journal, Outside, and others, have boosted his media fame.

Jimmy Chin Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 174 cm
In Meters 1.74 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 kg
In Pounds 58 Ibs

Eye Color
Dark Brown

Hair Color
Dark Brown

Jimmy Chin Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Frank Chin

Mother's Name
Yen Yen Chin

Spouse
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Son(s)
James

Daughter(s)
Marina Chin

Jimmy Chin Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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