Who is Cathy Goodman?
Cathy was born in London, England, on 14 May 1961 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds British nationality. She’s a psychologist, but probably known best for being the fourth wife of Tony Hawk, a famous American professional skateboarder, who’s rated one of the most influential skateboarders of all time.
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Early life and education
Cathy was raised in London alongside her brothers Michael and David, by their parents about whom not a lot is known, as Cathy respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father was a lawyer, and that her mother was a real estate agent.
Cathy had a rather normal childhood, and dreamed of becoming a famous model while attending a local elementary school; she shared the dream with a couple of her peers, and they occasionally bought girly magazines to admire the models featured in these. Cathy became interested in sports upon enrolling at local high school, playing soccer for the school team, and was 16 when she became interested in psychology.
Upon matriculating in 1979, she enrolled at college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1983, then continued her education, and graduated with a Master’s degree in 1985.
Cathy hasn’t shared many details concerning her career with the public, but it’s known that she has been working as a clinical psychologist for more than three decades now.
Love life and marriage with Tony Hawk
Cathy was married once prior to exchanging vows with Tony; she divorced her first husband Matt Goodman after 20 years of marriage – they have two sons together, named Calvin and Miles. Matt is one of Tony’s closest friends, and was a groomsman on his first three weddings.
Cathy and Tony began having an affair in 2010, when he was still married to his third wife Lhotse Merriam; Lhotse found out about the affair after having discovered two plane tickets to San Francisco which Tony had bought for himself and Cathy.
Tony and Lhotse’s divorce was finalized in 2011, and he eventually married Cathy in Limerick, Ireland on 27 June 2015.
Cathy hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she has perhaps been with, while it’s known that Tony was married to his first wife Cindy Dunbar from April 1990 to 1993, and that their son Riley Hawk was born on 6 December 1992. He married his second wife Erin Lee in 1996, and she gave birth to their first son Spencer in 1999, and second son Keegan in 2001; Tony and Erin divorced in 2004. He and his third wife Lhotse exchanged vows in 2006.
As of May 2022, Cathy’s married to her second husband Tony Hawk, and has two sons with her first husband Matt Goodman.
Hobbies and other interests
Cathy’s a philanthropist and has worked with various charity organizations, while she mostly enjoys donating money and volunteering with organizations that aim to help underprivileged children living in Africa; she has travelled there on a number of occasions, and some pictures taken during her stay there have been uploaded onto her Instagram account.
Cathy’s passionate about writing, and has published two books: “Erotic Confessions” in 1994, and “Digging to China” in 1997.
She’s a huge lover of animals, and her pet dog can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
Cathy’s a fan of sports, and mostly enjoys watching National Hockey League (NHL).
She likes to watch movies in the evening – her favorite actor and actress are Robert De Niro and Natalie Portman, while a couple of her favorite films include “The Intern”, the trilogy “The Godfather”, and “V for Vendetta”.
Age, height and net worth
Cathy’s age is 61. She has long blonde hair and light blue eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
As of May 2022, Cathy’s net worth stands at more than $300,000, while her husband Tony’s net worth has been estimated at over $140 million.
Who is her husband Tony?
Anthony Frank ‘Tony’ Hawk was born in San Diego, California USA, on 12 May 1968 – his zodiac sign is Taurus, and he holds American nationality.
He’s popular for a number of things, including his wins in skateboarding competitions, for having successfully performed the first documented skateboarding trick ‘900’, and for having built more than 600 skateboarding parks around the world, most of which are in the US.
Tony grew up in San Diego alongside his brother Steve and sisters Lenore and Pat, raised by their parents Nancy and Frank Peter Rupert Hawk. He was so hard on himself as a child that his parents had him evaluated by a school psychologist; it was then revealed that Tony had an above average IQ of 144, and was thus put in advanced classes. He even began entering professional skateboarding competitions at the age of 14.
Tony studied at Torrey Pines High School, and upon matriculating in 1986, chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on skateboarding; he went on to win the National Skateboard Association Championship 12 years in a row.
It was on 27 June 1999 that he successfully performed the ‘900’ skateboarding trick for the first time, but then Tony revealed that he was retiring from skateboarding; he refers to that day as the best day of his life, but still competed a few times through to 2003.
Tony continued to skateboard for fun and perform at various events following his retirement. He became the first person to skateboard on the White House grounds in June 2009, when invited by the former US President Barack Obama to perform in the hallways of the Old Executive Office Building.
He has recently briefly returned from retirement, in July 2021, to compete in the Vert Best Trick competition; he finished fourth out of nine skateboarders.
The video game “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater” was released in 1999, while 17 more have since been released in the series.
Tony’s also a successful actor, and has had roles in many movies and TV series, with some of his most notable performances having been in the 1987 comedy movie “Police Academy : Citizens on Patrol”, the 2003 independent comedy film “Haggard: The Movie”, and the 2006 animated movie “Tony Hawk in Boom Boom Sabotage” (voice role).
In 2002, Tony launched the Tony Hawk Foundation, and has since used more than $6 million of his own money to build over 600 skateboard parks; the foundation was renamed to The Skatepark Project in 2020.