Mark Gonzales

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Birthday
1, 1968
Birthplace
South Gate, CA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
South Gate, CA

About

Nicknamed The Gonz, he is a professional skateboarder and artist notable as a pioneer of modern street skateboarding. Transworld Skateboarding Magazine called him the "Most Influential Skateboarder of all Time" in December 2011.

Before Fame

He began to make a name for himself as a skateboarder at 13, and two years later was already adopting an innovative approach to skateboarding in a street context.

Trivia

He appeared in four films through his career: Gummo (1997), How They Get There (1992), Beautiful Losers (2008), and Southlander (2003).

Family Life

He is of Mexican descent. He would reside in New York City with his wife and daughter.

Associated With

He was featured in the music video of the song "West Coast" by Jason Schwartzman's band Coconut Records.