Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold was born in the year 1985 and he is a rock climber of American nationality. He was born in the city of Sacramento in USA. He is known to climb mountains and free walls. He climbed the Yosemite National Park’s El Captain on his own. He used 18 hours with 50 minutes in order to cover all the distance starting at Regular Northwest Face of Hall Done, The Nose and Mountain Watkins. He said that he loves touring tall routes.


Alex became the author of the book Alone on The Wall together with David Roberts. His biography is told in the biographical documentary called Free Solo. It won Academy Award and BAFTA. He was able to describe the beauty of the El Captain with his biopic. He had influenced other climbers like John Bachar and Tommy Caldwell.

He had been honored with different achievements. The climbing career had started when he was only 5 years old. When he was 16 years old, he was participating actively in many competitions. He used the Ford Econoline E 150 Van and it helps him to get updates on the weather when he is climbing.


According to his biography, Alex Honnold was born in the year 1985 and it was in the city of Sacramento in California. He is over 33 years old now. He father is Charles Honnold while the mother is Dierdre Wolownick Honnold. He was born with a sister called Stacia Honnold and he is the ex-student at Mira Loma High School. He attended University of California where he did a degree of Civil Engineering.

He suffered trauma because of the loss of his grandparent with the divorce of his parents. He did not finish the school. He now lives in the state of California with his friend.

Honnold is known to live in a van for over many years. He says that he loves to be wherever he thinks that the weather looks good so he likes to move with his van. His van had been customized to have cabinets with kitchenette. However, he still owns a home in Las Vegas city. He changed his Ford Econoline van to the Ram ProMaster. He is a vegetarian and he does not use caffeine or alcohol. He does not also use drugs. He likes to read economics, environmentalism and literature. He says that he is a militant atheist and also a feminist. When he is not climbing, he likes to hike or to run so that he can maintain his fitness.

Married, girlfriend, wedding

By now, Alex Honnold is not married yet, but he is dating, a girlfriend named Cassandra Sanni McCandless who is a blogger and a writer of 35 Degrees to the West which talks about her outdoor life. They are yet to decide about having a wedding or not.

Salary, net worth

Even if his salary is not disclosed his net worth is 1.5 million dollars.

Last Modified: Mar 5, 2020

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