Top 20 Surfer celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Surfer celebrities [Updated November 30, 2022].

1. John John Florence

John John Florence net worth 2020
John John Florence was born on October 18, 1992 in Honolulu, United States.
On December 2, 2011, he became the youngest person to ever win the Vans World Cup of Surfing.

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million


Salary 2020: $5.3 million

2. Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton net worth 2020
Laird Hamilton was born on March 2, 1964 in San Francisco, United States.
He was in the 1987 movie North Shore. which showcased his pro-surfing skills.

Net Worth 2020: $10 million (2017)

3. Mick Fanning

Mick Fanning net worth 2020
Mick Fanning was born on June 13, 1981 in Australia.
He was named Australian Male Surfer of the Year for the sixth time in 2011.

Net Worth 2020: $8 million (2019)


Salary 2020: around $3 million per year

4. Rob Machado

Rob Machado net worth 2020
Rob Machado was born on October 16, 1973 in Sydney, Australia.
He has hosted his own eponymous Surf Classic and Beach Fair at his home reef in San Diego, California. He appeared as himself in the 2007 animated film Surf's Up.

Net Worth 2020: $6 million (2019)

5. Kalani Robb

Kalani Robb net worth 2020
Kalani Robb was born on February 2, 1977 in Kailua, United States.
In 2002 he appeared in the video game Pro Surfer. He also appeared in several documentaries including Life as a Movie, Down the Barrel and Hit & Run.

Net Worth 2020: $3 Million

6. Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton net worth 2020
Bethany Hamilton was born on February 8, 1990 in Lihue, United States.
She wrote an autobiography called Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board that was adapted into the 2011 film Soul Surfer.

Net Worth 2020: $2 million (2017)

7. Layne Beachley

Layne Beachley net worth 2020
Layne Beachley was born on May 24, 1972 in Sydney, Australia.
She retired from professional competition on October 10, 2008.

Net Worth 2020: $2 million (2018)

8. Alana Blanchard

Alana Blanchard net worth 2020
Alana Blanchard was born on March 5, 1990 in Kauai, United States.
She was present when good friend and fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton was attacked by a shark, an incident that cost Hamilton her left arm.

Net Worth 2020: $2 Million

9. Shane Dorian

Shane Dorian net worth 2020
Shane Dorian was born on July 19, 1972 in United States.
He was given a standing ovation by other surfers in the 2005 documentary "Solid: The Two Days That Teahupoo Blew Minds."

Net Worth 2020: $1 Million

10. Kyuss King

Kyuss King net worth 2020
Kyuss King was born on June 9, 2000 in Australia.
He is named after the heavy metal band Kyuss.

11. Gabriel Medina

Gabriel Medina net worth 2020
Gabriel Medina was born on December 22, 1993 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He is credited as only the second person ever to complete a backflip on a surfboard, though none have ever been completed in competition.

Salary 2020: $3,523,200

12. Kolohe Andino

Kolohe Andino net worth 2020
Kolohe Andino was born on March 22, 1994 in San Clemente, United States.
He is sponsored by Hurley, Oakley, Red Bull, and Neff. He starred in a surfing film called Brother a What Youth film released in 2015.

Salary 2020: $1,945,200

13. Pacha Light

Pacha Light was born on February 3, 2001 in Martinique, France.
She is an environmentalist who has served as an ambassador for the Surfrider Foundation in Australia. 

Salary 2020: around $100K-1M

14. Balaram Stack

Balaram Stack net worth 2020
Balaram Stack was born on September 5, 1991 in Sebring, United States.
His success on the pro surfing circuit came despite his Northeast origins - but as he mentioned in an interview, there are waves in New York, and the water is rarely crowded in the winter.

15. Eros Exarhou

Eros Exarhou net worth 2020
Eros Exarhou was born on December 20, 1994 in Daytona Beach, United States.
He has amassed over 100,000 followers on Instagram. He also runs a popular YouTube channel.

16. Griffin Colapinto

Griffin Colapinto net worth 2020
Griffin Colapinto was born on July 29, 1998 in Mission Viejo, United States.
He has become a social media superstar, earning more than 200,000 followers on the photo sharing app Instagram.

17. Leila Hurst

Leila Hurst net worth 2020
Leila Hurst was born on August 17, 1993 in Kailua, United States.
She volunteered with the non-profit Life Rolls On Foundation.

18. Yago Dora

Yago Dora net worth 2020
Yago Dora was born on May 18, 1996 in Brazil.
He came in 43rd at the Qualifying Series in 2016. He has over 190,000 followers on his Instagram account.

19. Josie Prendergast

Josie Prendergast net worth 2020
Josie Prendergast was born on June 19, 1999 in Philippines.
She was the subject of a lo-fi documentary by Chris Wilson which was produced for Highsnobiety. 

20. Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater net worth 2020
Kelly Slater was born on February 11, 1972 in Cocoa Beach, United States.
In 2003, he published his autobiography Pipe Dreams: A Surfer's Journey.