Laird Hamilton Net Worth
Laird Hamilton net worth: Laird Hamilton is an American surfer, investor, and model who has a net worth of $10 million. Laird Hamilton is most famous thanks to his career as a professional surfer. He is also an action sportswear model, the owner of a clothing line, and has appeared in many television series and movies. Hamilton was born Laird John Zerfas in San Francisco, California in March 1964. His mother moved to Hawaii when Laird was an infant. He met surfer Bill Hamilton as a child and Bill ended up marrying Laird's mother. Laird dropped out of high school at 16 to be a model and construction worker. He had a model shoot with Brooke Shields in 1983. His started his "Wonderwall" line of clothing in 2008 and has had a sponsorship from Oxbow surfwear. He had a role in the 1987 film North Shore and the 1989 movie Moving Target. Hamilton and two of his friends are credited with creating tow-in surfing. He married model Gabrielle Reece in 1997 and they have two children. Laird also has a daughter with his first wife Maria Souza. Laird has been featured in several commercials for American Express. In 2000 he dropped into Tahiti's Teahupo'o break and the wave is known as the heaviest ever ridden. Laird joined the board of H2O Audio in 2008. He protested against a proposed plant in Malibu with Pierce Brosnan, Ted Danson, and Halle Berry.