Yvon Chouinard is an American rock climber and outdoor equipment manufacturer he is a Professionally Mountaineer.
He was born on Nov 9, 1938, in Lewiston, Maine and Now Yvon is 83 years old. His father was French-Canadian and worked as a mechanic, handyman, and plumber.
Yvon Chouinard has a Net worth of $100 million (According to Celebritynetworth.com), his annual income is approx $50 Million and his Monthly Salary is $3 Million.
He is also the founder of Patagonia has been valued at ($3 billion) and Chouinard Equipment, Ltd., and he has been an avid rock climber and instructor for most of his adult life.
In 1971, Yvon married Malinda Pennoyer and the couple has two children daughter Claire and son Fletcher.
He studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business and after graduation in 1956, he began buying blacksmith tools to make climbing gear made of harder steel.
Yvon Chouinard published the book "Climbing Ice" in 1978, and in 2005 he published "Let My People Go Surfing".
Yvon’s central figure during the "Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing," and he was featured in the 2014 documentary "Valley Uprising," which is about that era.