- Birth Name Robert Kelly Slater
- Birth Place Cocoa Beach, Florida
- Famous Name Kelly Slater
- Father Stephen Slater
- Mother Judy Moriarity
- Net Worth $20 million
- Salary $ 3million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Mix
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Kalani Miller
- Divorce N/A
- Children 1
- Affair with Kalani Miller
- Girlfriend Kalani Miller
Kelly Slater is a famous American professional surfer, author, model, actor, entrepreneur, and environmental activist and innovator, well known for his unprecedented 11 world surfing championships.
Currently, he is in an affair with Kalani Miller. He has a net worth of $20 million. As of January 2018, his estimated career earnings is 4.071 million USD.
Early Life & Professional Career
He was born on February 11, 1972, in Cocoa Beach, Florida. He is the son of Stephen Slater and Judy Moriarity. In 1990, he first appeared in surfing championship. That year he made a victorious emerge in the tournament ‘Body Glove Surfbout’ held in California. Then his success provided him the chance to appear in television by means of the TV program ‘Baywatch’ and also featured in Bill Delaney-directed film ‘Surfers- The Movie’.
From 1992 the golden era for Kelly in surfing industry started after he finished the ‘Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour’ in the first place. He also won the ‘Rip Curl Pro Landes’ competition in France and also the ‘Marui Pipe Maters’ competition held in Hawaii.
He also made 1994 as fruitful which increased his popularity and also the number of trophies. He won a competition like ‘Rip Curl Pro’, ‘ASP World Tour’, ‘Chiemsee Gerry Lopez Pipe Masters’, ‘Bud Surf Tour Seaside Reef’ and also ‘Sud Ouest Trophee’ and many others too.
The world number one surfer registered many others trophy into his name in the following year (1995). He won the championship like ‘ASP World Tour’, ‘Rip Curl Pro’, ‘Chiemsee Gerry Lopez Pipe Masters’ and ‘Triple crown of Surfing’. The very next year he made a hat-trick by winning the ‘ASP World Tour’ three times. He also took in many other championships in that year.
In 1997, he won the ‘ASP World Tour’ for the fifth time breaking the record of Australian Mark Richard. He made the record of a most triumphant surfer in history.
He also won ‘Tokushima Pro’, Japan, ‘Kaiser Sumer Surf’, Brazil and ‘Grand Slam’, Australia in that year. Successively he won the sixth ‘ASP World Tour’ in 1998. He won other trophies like ‘Triple Crown f Surfing’ and ‘Mountain Dew Pipeline Master’ held in Hawaii.
He kept on winning many trophies and world championships. In 2003 he published his biography with the name of ‘Pipe Dreams: a Surfer’s Journey’. In 2007 winning the ‘Boost Mobile Pro’ championship he broke Tim Curran’s record of the most number of a win in career events.
In the same year, he again published ‘Kelly Slater: For the Love’. Till 2014 the world championship title he won reached 11 and World championships tour (WCT) surfing victories for him counted 54. He is the first person to win the World Championship title at the youngest age (20 years) and at oldest age (39 years).
Personal life of Kelly Slater
Taking about Kelly’s personal life he is in relation with model and designer Kalani Miller. He earlier had affair with Tamara but he got married to Kalani. He has a daughter as children named, Taylor Slater from the side of former girlfriend Tamara.
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The world champion surfer is also the member on the board of Advisors of the ‘Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’, San Juan Island USA. As the member, he advocates for the protection of wildlife in the ocean.
Net Worth & Salary
The world most time title winner Slater has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
As of January 2018, his estimated career earnings is 4.071 million USD. Slater has a height of 5 feet 8 inch whereas his body weight is 72 kg.