Kelly Slater Net Worth
Kelly Slater Net Worth: Kelly Slater is an American professional surfer who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born February 11, 1972 in Cocoa Beach, Florida, Kelly Slater is known for his prowess and style. He has been crowned ASP World Tour Champion of record 11 times, including 5 consecutive titles in 1994–98. He is the youngest (at age 20) and the oldest (at age 39) to win that title. Slater surpassed Australian surfer Mark Richards to become the most successful champion in the history of the sport upon winning his 5th world title in 1997. In 2007 he became the all-time leader in career event wins by winning the Boost Mobile Pro event at Lower Trestles near San Clemente, California. On November 6, 2011 Slater officially won his eleventh ASP world title at the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco. In May 2005, in the final heat of the Billabong Tahiti Pro contest at Teahupo'o, he became the first surfer ever to be awarded two perfect scores for a total 20 out of 20 points under the ASP two-wave scoring system. He did it again on June 2013 at the quarter finals at the Volcom Fiji Pro, with two perfect ten waves, only the fourth person in history to do so. Slater had been sponsored since the 1990 primarily by surfwear industry giant Quiksilver until his recent departure on April 1st of 2014 to collaborate with fashion brand conglomerate Kering. He is currently the only world tour surfer to compete without a main clothing sponsor. He exclusively rides Channel Islands surfboards equipped with his own signature series of FCS fin masons. Aside from his professional surfing career, Slater played the recurring character Jimmy Slade on eight episodes of the popular TV show Baywatch in the early '90s and also appeared in an episode of the reality show The Girls Next Door, and has starred in many surf films throughout his career.