Tinker Hatfield
Tinker Hatfield
Real Name/Full Name Tinker Linn Hatfield Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tinker Hatfield
Birth Place: Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 April 1952
Age/How Old: 72 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg  Pounds – 149 lbs
Eye Color:  Black
Hair Color:  Dark brown
Parents Name: Father– Tinker Hatfield senior
Mother –N/A
Siblings:  N/A
School:  Central Linn high school
College:  University of Oregon
Religion:  Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign:    Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jackie Hatfield
Kids/Children Name: Three daughters
Profession: Designer of Nike athletic shoe models
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Tinker Hatfield is professionally a designer who has designed numerous athletic shoe models for the famous brand “Nike”. His designed shoes have achieved high sales in the market. Tinker has set a distinctive margin for his competence in his field by his unique designs. His all work till now proves his passion for his profession.

Well, how well do you know about Tinker Hatfield? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tinker Hatfield’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tinker Hatfield to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tinker Hatfield was born on 30th April 1952 in Oregon to Tinker Haven Hatfield senior. His parents and brother were also into sports, and his father, Tinker Hatfield senior, won class AA titles thrice and was very popular in coaching circles of Oregon. Tinker never mentioned the name of his mother or his brother anywhere. He was born into a supportive and loving family who helped him achieve his dreams.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tinker Hatfield in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tinker Hatfield’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 30 April 1952. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 149 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.


Tinker completed his elementary education at Central Linn High School. During his school days, Tinker was an all-state basketball player and a football player. He has been in sports background from his childhood. Also, his father was a known personality in coaching in Oregon. Later he got his degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tinker has been in a sports background since his childhood. His father, Tinker Hatfield senior, was a coach in Oregon. By getting inspired by his father, he also joined sports during his school days. But after completing his graduation in Architecture, he found his true passion is designing. So he started working at Nike as an athletic shoe designer in 1981. He is married to Jackie Hatfield, and they both are blessed with three daughters. He loves to keep his personal life under the limelight. He also refuses to share his daughter’s name or their pictures.

Is Tinker Hatfield Gay?

Tinker Hatfield is straight. He is neither bisexual nor gay as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He was never engaged in any relationships with a man, which proves his sexuality. He is also married and has three children. But he is a supporter of the LGBTQ community and works for their rights.

Professional Career

Hatfield is a professional designer of athletic shoe models for the very known and popular brand “Nike”. He has designed many unique models who have experienced a great sale. He has been working as a sports shoe model designer at Nike since 1981.

He has shown his creative skills in various models, including Air Jordan XX, Air Jordan 3, Air Max, and much more range of athletic shoe. Not only for the track, but he has also designed shoes for a wide range of athletes like weight lifting, running, jogging, aerobics, and many more.

His dedication and talent have helped him to achieve the post of Vice president of designing and special projects at Nike. His designs are inspired to provide comfort to those wearing them and for easiness on track. He also serves as the vice-president for design and special projects at Nike.


He has been nominated for most influential personality by Fortune magazine and Sport-style magazine. In 1993 and 1996, he was featured in Sport-style Magazine as the most influential person on the business side of sports. Also, in 1998 he was named nominated as one of the 100 most influential designers of the 20th century. One of the designed models, called Nike Air Trainer, is the first “cross-training “shoes globally; thus, he became the first man to launch cross-training shoes.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tinker Hatfield in 2024

Tinker Hatfield Net Worth
Tinker Hatfield Net Worth

As of 2024, Hatfield’s net worth is about $30 million. He has achieved this position from his profession as a designer at Nike. A significant share of his net worth is achieved from designing sports shoes which usually is sold at the market at a high price. His dedication and uniqueness in his work had helped him to reach at the top of his profession.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Because of Tinker Hatfield’s uniqueness and creative skills, he has set a high margin for others. He became the world’s first person to launch cross-training shoes.

He is also known by the name of his designed models of sports shoes which are Air Max and Air Jordan.

He has graduated and got his degree of B.Des. In architecture for the University of Oregon, and later he started as a designer of athletic shoes in 1981, at the much-known brand “Nike”.

Tinker is a hardworking soul whose passion for his profession is clear from his success. His designed athletic shoes have been sold for an enormous profit, which is an excellent achievement for both himself and the company “Nike”. He is a true inspiration for many, and his designs attract many followers.


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