Quick Facts of Jimmy Chin

  • Full NameJimmy Chin
  • Net Worth$0.9 Million
  • Date of Birth12 October, 1973
  • NicknameJimmy
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceMankato, MN, The USA
  • Ethnicity South Asian
  • ProfessionPhotographer, Rock Climber
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseElizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • EducationCarleton College
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook, Twitter
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Libra

Are you a photography fan? If yes, then you will probably know about celebrities like Steve McCurry, Susan Mikula, and Sebastiao Ribeiro Salgado. Likewise, Jimmy Chin is another prominent photographer. Well, he is best known as a rock climber and professional photographer who has joined the Altitude Everest Expedition as a climber and photographer in 2007.

Many people want to know about his house and his earnings as he’s making a living with his photography profession. So, what is his net worth as of 2020? Read the article until the end and know about it.

Jimmy Chin’s Bio (Wiki & Early Life)

The prominent photographer, Jimmy Chin, was born on 12 October 1973 in Mankato, Minnesota, the USA. Likewise, he belongs to South Asian ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Similarly, he was born to Chinese parents, Frank Chin (Father), and Yen Yen Chin (Mother).

Jimmy Chin
Image: Jimmy Chin’s black and white photo 
Source: Instagram(@immychin)

Additionally, Chin attended Manako West High School and joined Carleton College after graduating from the school. Later, he graduated from college with a BA in Asian Studies.

Jimmy Chin’s Career

Jimmy Chin started his career in 2001 by organizing several climbing expeditions to Pakistan’s Karakoram Mountains as well as signing a sponsorship agreement with The North Face. Likewise, he was featured in National Geographic’s April 2003 issue and also documented in Rick Ridgeway’s book, The Big Open.

Later in May 2007, he joined the Altitude Everest Expedition as a climber and expedition photographer. Similarly, he climbed the remote Chang Tang Plateau along with Conrad Anker. Also, he was one of the first people to complete a rope-free ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

Rock Climber Jimmy
Picture: Rock Climber Jimmy
Source: Instagram(@immychin)

Not only a climber and a photographer, but he is also a director. Jimmy filmed Deadly Fashion under the mentorship of Rick Ridgeway in 2003.  Moreover, he opened a production company, Camp 4 Collective in a partnership with Tim Kemple and Renan Ozturk. Not to mention, he is also known for his feature-length documentary Meru. Likewise, the film Free Solo won the People’s Choice Award: Documentaries at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

Who is Jimmy Chin’s Wife? Kow about his Married Life

The 46 years old photographer and climber, Jimmy Chin is a married man now. Chin married his life partner Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, a director and producer on May 26, 2013. As per some sources, the two of them first met at a conference in 2012 and started dating each other.

Picture: Jimmy Chin with wife and two kids Source: Instagram(@immychin)

From their healthy and strong conjugal life, the wife and the husband share two adorable children. Marina Chin is the firstborn born daughter who was welcomed on September 25, 2013. And on December 7, 2015, the couple gave birth to their second son James Chill. As of now, the two of them are living a happy married life with no sign of divorce along with their kids, Marina(aged 6) and James(aged 4).

Jimmy Chin’s Net Worth (Salary & Income)

Being an American professional climber, Academy Award-winning film director, and photographer, Jimmy earns an impressive amount of wealth. As of 2020, his staggering net worth is around $0.9 Million,  which is close to Nick Mira. He collects this hefty sum of money from his successful career as a photographer.

In addition, Chin adds half of the money to his assets through climbing and endorsing brands such as The North Face. However, the information about the exact salary and income of Jimmy is not disclosed.

 Body Measurement (Height & Weight)

As a photographer, Jimmy Chin is good-looking and got an average body structure. Likewise, Chin stands tall with an average height and weigh around 75 Kg. Unfortunately, there is no information about his exact body measurements like shoe size, dress size, etc. until now.

Moreover, his eyes are black in color, and his hair color is also black. Further, born on October 12, 1973, his age is 46 years old as of 2020. Despite being in his late 40’s, he still looks far younger than his actual age.