Nik Wallenda Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Wiki

Nik Wallenda is the 41-year-old American high wire artist but not an ordinary one and infamous as Daredevil. He was born on 24th January 19979 in Sarasota, Florida into the artist family, basically a circus who is known as The Flying Wallendas. He started balancing practice on the rope at the age of two, but was only allowed to take part in professional performances by his family at the age of 13. It wasn’t until 1998 that he decided to pursue a career as a high wire artist when part of his family performed the 7-person pyramid on the rope.

Danger and Brave Career highlights

In 2001 Nik was part of the world’s first 8-person pyramid and by the 2009, he set various world records that earned him an entry in the Guinness Book of Records. His run across the Niagara Falls on 15th June, 2012 gained him a global great attention. Wallenda also received great media interest on 24th June, 2013, when he climbed the 457 m deep gorge of the Little Colorado River on Native Indian on a 425 m long, 5 cm thick high wire Crossed land [4] near the Grand Canyon National Park.

Later on 2nd November, 2014, he accomplished a double wire act in Chicago where he covered a distance of 138 meters at a height of 200 meters and had to master an incline of 25 meters. The wire rope was attached between two skyscrapers in Marina City. The path led from Marina Tower West over the Chicago River to the roof of the Leo Burnett Building. He climbed the nearly 30 meters to the top of the Marina Towers East on the wire rope blindfolded.

Livewire act on Volcano

Although he performed the most dangerous tightrope act of his career on Wednesday. The US tightrope artist crossed the active volcano Masaya near the city of the same name in Nicaragua. During his spectacular action, he balanced himself on a nearly three centimeter thick wire rope at 600 meters above the boiling lava and that 548 meters far. The 41-year-old took 31 minutes to complete the route. Wallenda had already done similar things in the past.

Nik Wallenda Biography

Real Name Nikolas Wallenda
Birth Date January 24, 1979
Age 41 years (as of 2020)
Birth Place Sarasota, Florida, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession American acrobat
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Nik Wallenda Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in centimeters – 180 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  174 lbs
Chest Size 44 Inches
Waist Size 32 Inches
Biceps Size 20 Inches
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Not Known
College Not Known


Father Terry Troffer
Mother Delilah Wallenda
Sister Lijana Wallenda
Brother Not Known

Nik Wallenda Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Nik Wallenda marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Married
How many children does Nik Wallenda have? (name) Three (Evita Wallenda, Amadaos Wallenda, Yanni Wallenda)
Is Nik Wallenda having any relationship affair? No
Is Nik Wallenda gay? No
Who is Nik Wallenda wife? Erendira Wallenda

Nik Wallenda Net Worth:

No doubt doing tasks that involvement life threat is not a cup of tea that everyone can easily drink. Although Nik has spent almost 12 years in doing so that he amassed about $4 million fortune. He wasn’t born in the superrich family and what he is now all because of his hard work and passion.

Trivia: Important Facts about Nik Wallenda

  • He was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida and probably now lives in Bradenton, Florida.
  • When he was just two years old, his parents bought him a swing set.
  • Both Nik and his wife Erenia Wallenda do acrobats and high wire acts.
  • Despite born in artist family, when enrolled into college, he decided to be a doctor.
  • Nik states that high wire act is not a kind of daredevil acts because, you need extreme physical training and strength with positive mindset.
  • He is a Christian and considers his faith as a central aspect of his life.
  • Nik charges about $500 thousands for every major stunt or act.

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