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Kelly Slater is an American professional surfer with a net worth of $22.5 million. Famous for his speed and elegance, Slater has been named World Surf League Champion 11 times, a record that no other surfer has managed to beat. 

At the age of 20 he was the youngest surfer to ever win the title. At 39, he became oldest to be awarded it. Kelly beat Australian surfer Mark Richards to become the most successful and popular champion in surfing history after he won the fifth title at world championships in 1997 and then a decade later, he took home his first Boost Mobile Pro event at Lower Trestles to become the record-holder in the sport’s history of winnings at events. 

Slater was also the first surfer in history to receive two perfect scores in the Association of Surfing Professionals’ (ASP) two-wave scoring system, which that he was able to achieve during the Billabong Tahiti Pro contest in May 2005. Then, in the month of June, he was only the fourth surfer to win the title a second time.

Kelly was sponsored since the year 1990 by the company that makes surfwear Quiksilver In 2014, he quit Quiksilver to work with Kering and create Outerknown which is an eco-friendly clothing brand. The company launched an assortment of surfboards in the year 2016 and also launched his own drink company, Purps. Apart from his professional surfing career Slater was the voice of Jimmy Slade on 27 episodes of “Baywatch” from 1992 to 1996. 

He appeared on the document “The Endless Summer 2″ (1994) and”One Night at McCool’s” (2001), the feature-length film “One Night at McCool’s” (2001) as well as Garbage’s “You Look So Fine” music video (1999) and also contributed his voice to”Surf’s Up,” an animated feature “Surf’s Up” (2007). Kelly has also written two novels: “Pipe Dreams: A Surfer’s Journey” (2003) and “Kelly Slater: For the Love” (2008).

Info

  • Category:Richest Athletes
  • Net Worth:$25 Million
  • Date of Birth:February 11 February 11, 1973 (51 ans old)
  • Place of Birth:Cocoa Beach
  • Gender:Male
  • Height:5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m)
  • Profession:Surfer, Actor, Musician, Voice Actor, Film Producer
  • Nationality:United States of America

Early Life

Kelly Slater was born Robert Kelly Slater on February 11, 1972 at Cocoa Beach in Florida. Her mother, Judy, was a EMT and firefighter, and the father of his son, Stephen was the owner of a fishing shop. Kelly also has twin brothers Stephen as well as Sean who began surfing at just five years old. At the age of 10, Kelly was 10 years old, He had already won numerous age-division competitions along the Atlantic coast. He also took home the age division U.S. championship title in 1984. He finished third at the world amateur championships of England in 1986. The next year, he took home the Australia’s Pacific Cup junior championship.

Surfing Career

Also known as King Kelly or the GOAT as well as known as the Michael Jordan of surfing, Slater went pro in 1990, and was awarded the Body Glove Surfbout that year. He was the first to win the victory during the Pipeline Masters in Hawaii in 1992. He placed at the number 6 spot in the rankings for 1993. In 1994 Kelly became his World Surf League Champion five consecutive years and took home three times the Triple Crown of Surfing in 1995 1998, 1999, and in the year 2019. Kelly has been a winner of many Championship Tour events, including the Marui Masters, Quiksilver Pro, Coke Classic, Billabong Pro and the Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro. 

He took home the ASP the world champion for the 11th time, after winning the Rip Curl Pro Search in San Francisco. The passion for surfing that he has had led him to become involved in organizations dedicated to preserving the oceans and he’s a part of Sea Shepherd’s Ocean Advocacy Advisory Board. In 2010, he was honoured with a certificate from his fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives in H. Res. 792 in recognition of the “outstanding and unprecedented achievements in the world of surfing and for being an ambassador of the sport and excellent role model.” The statue of Kelly has been displayed at Cocoa Beach since November 6 on the day that he won his 10th title in the world.

Other Ventures

Kelly was a member of the band The Surfers with Peter King and Rob Machado They released their Album “Songs from the Pipe” in 1998, and then toured throughout Australia. He has also played guitar and ukulele alongside artists like Jack Johnson and Angus Stone, and in 2006, he played together with Ben Harper during the concert at the Santa Barbara Convention Center in Santa Barbara and with Pearl Jam at an San Diego concert. 

Slater also has his own game “Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer,” that has been made available through Treyarch in 2002. Additionally, the game is also prominent as a character in ” Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3″ (2001). Kelly has been featured in the TV show “The Girls Next Door” (2008), “Cubed” (2011), “Ballers” (2018)”Ballers” (2018) as well as “Ultimate Surfer” (2020) and was featured in numerous surfing documentaries.

Personal Life

Kelly has one daughter, Taylor who is due to be born on June of 1996 and her mother was a former girlfriend of Slater’s Tamara. Kelly has been reported to have dated “Baywatch” co-star Pamela Anderson and actor Cameron Diaz, and models Gisele Bundchen and Bar Refaeli and in 2016 it was reported that he engaged to his long-time partner, Kalani Miller, who founded Mikoh, a fashion brand. Mikoh. The year was 1991 “People” magazine included Slater in their “50 Most Beautiful People” issue. He also enjoys playing golf, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and playing the ukulele and guitar. He has been an advocate on suicide prevention and has participated in fundraising events organized by Surfers against Suicide.

Real Estate

In 2020, there was a report that Slater collaborates along with Michael Schwab to build a $400-acre, $250 million surf resort La Quinta, California. The plans of this Kelly Slater Surf Resort include the construction of a 150-room hotel 600 homes, and an 18 million-gallon wave pool. For personal property In 2017 Kelly bought $7.8 million to purchase an 8,009-square-foot beachfront residence located in Oahu, Hawaii, that has 7 bedrooms as well as 7.5 bathrooms. The property lies along the ocean for more than 100 yards of a private beach. It also has two guesthouses, a pond and a pool.

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