Cathy (Catherine) Goodman is the spouse of skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. Tony Hawk is widely recognized as the best-known skater in the world. He is credited for paving the way for skateboarding in the 1990s when he developed a reckless variant of skating known as ‘vertical skating.’
In regards to relationships, Hawk has been married four times. One could say he doesn’t appear to have similar success on and off the skatepark.
However, as it appears his relationship with Goodman is permanent, he has found his soulmate. So, what distinguishes Cathy Goodman from Tony’s previous spouse? Who was she before tying the knot with the celebrity athlete? Find out all of this and more in the article below.
Cathy Goodman Was An 80s Punk Rock
Cathy Goodman, the daughter of Catherine Bennett Shook, was born in Michigan. She was conceived on May 13, 1969. Goodman has two brothers.
She was a punk rocker who skated in the ’80s and grew up in Bloomfield, Detroit. Goodman spent most of her high school years in downtown going to concerts and other exciting events.
In December 2019, a Michigan native mother-in-law (Hawk’s mother) was lost to Alzheimer’s disease.
She is now a theater and film producer. She and her spouse are working on “Slam,” a Broadway musical with live skating that will premiere once the theater business resumes, as part of their production company.
Cathy Goodman Married Her Ex’s Close Friend
Cathy Goodman married Hawk at Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort on June 27, 2015. The groom dressed in a black suit while the bride opted for a more nontraditional black lace gown. A gold headpiece and a bouquet of red roses were included with the floor-length lace dress.
This was Tony’s fourth marriage. In 2011, Cathy began dating Matt Goodman, a close friend of Tony’s. They’d been together for 20 years at that point.
Tony supposedly abandoned his third wife Lhotse Merriam to be with Cathy, who had been wed to Matt.
In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Bolt said he and Cathy met through a mutual friend. He described how his and Cathy’s lives are similar in terms of their approach to life. He and his wife of six years have a distinct parenting style.
Despite their strong relationship, Cathy and Tony do not have any children together presently. They co-parent each other’s children from prior relationships, even though they aren’t related to them.
Tony’s two sons, Miles and Calvin, from a prior marriage have become an important part of his life. The Hawk family is known for spending part of the summer in Detroit. They previously owned a home in Woodbridge, but they sold it in 2019.
Cathy Goodman’s Husband’s Past Relationship
Goodman’s current spouse, Tony, has six children from three previous marriages, all of whom were in attendance. The skating inventor married his first wife Cindy Dunbar in 1990 and had a son named Hudson Riley Hawk, now 28 years old.
Unlike his father, who is recognized for his vert style, Hudson specializes in street skating. On the same day that he turned pro, Tony’s eldest son became Skateboarder Magazine’s 2013 Amateur of the Year. His sponsors include Baker and Lakai.
In addition, he appears in his father’s video game series, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 and 2.
Tony Hawk married Erin Lee following his divorce from Cindy Hudson’s mother, Cindy.
With Erin, Tony sired two sons, Spencer, now 21, and Keegan, 20. Gupi is Spencer’s stage name as an electronic music producer. Keegan is a college student in Seattle who studies photography.
In 2006, a year after his divorce from Erin, he married Lhotse Merriam. She was formerly his press agent. Their daughter, Kadence Clover Hawk, is now 12 years old.
Cathy’s Ex Is Totally Fine With Her Marrying His Friend
Matt Goodman, Cathy’s former partner and Hawk’s closest friend, said he has no ill will toward the skating icon for dating his estranged wife. Matt stated that he was ‘entirely fine’ with Hawk beginning a relationship with Cathy.
Although he anticipated that people would perceive the match as odd given the circumstances, Matt said he is comfortable with it. He went on to say he’s dating a new lady and wants everyone, including Lhotse, Cathy, and Tony, to be happy.
Mr. Goodman said that Hawk had informed him that he was dating his estranged wife and mother of his two children, which he accepted. Matt, on the other hand, alleged that even before Hawk’s confession to him, he had sensed something similar. The skateboarder and the actor have been friends for more than 30 years. They were so close that Goodman was a groomsman at all three Hawks weddings.
They were also production partners for a time, making action sports pictures. They haven’t collaborated in a long time.
Her Husband’s Net Worth
Cathy’s spouse, Hawk, is said to be worth over $140 million and is the creator of a lucrative video game franchise. That shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, given that he is the owner of skateboard company Birdhouse and one of the most famous and successful modern vertical skateboarding pioneers.
All of this could be attributed to his long-lasting success as a professional skater and various endorsement contracts, which include everything from apparel to video games.
The San Diego-born skateboarding legend’s Pro Skater video games were selling more than Super Mario in the 2000s. Goodman’s husband has invested in a coffee chain and several IT firms throughout the years.
The billionaire entrepreneur, Tom Hawk, owns a Tesla Model S that he drives around in with his family. Hawk also has numerous houses in various states.
Catherine And Her Husband Owns Spacious Home
Mr. Hawk and Ms. Goodman were relieved for their 5,080-square-foot refuge during the notorious Covid Pandemic, when many families struggled with the disorder of working and studying under the same roof.
The family was able to use the home successfully for three of their children who had Covid-19. The size of the place allowed everyone else in the household to spread out and avoid catching a disease.
The Hawk-Goodman family was able to have Christmas dinner together on their vast patio while still maintaining a socially distant relationship, thanks to Covid.
Cathy goodman Husband Had To Let Go Of His Wedding Ring
In June 2020, Catherine’s husband had to have his wedding ring cut off after it fell off his board and fractured his finger. The eldest son Riley, who is also a professional skateboarder, had to rush him to the hospital.
Before returning his bones to their complete upright and locked position, the doctors had to cut his wedding ring off.
This isn’t the first time that the Birdhouse owner has dealt with a job-related stress on his health. In 2011, while dating Cathy, he lost his front tooth in Florida’s park again.