Kelly Slater’s Net Worth, Biography, Early Life, Career, Personal Life, Children and More

Robert Kelly Slater is a popular American professional surfer, actor, and singer. He came into the limelight in the United States and other contexts of the world after winning the World Surf League championship a record 11 times. Over the years, Kelly Slater is the greatest professional surfer of all time, who is the only one to hold 56 Championship Tour victories. 


In this article, I will let you know all the necessary and important information about the popular American surfer, Kelly Slater including his biography, career, family members, net worth, and other important information about him. 




Kelly Slater was born on February 11, 1972, in Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States. At the moment, he was considered the greatest surfer of all time.


Kelly Slater loves to play golf and is interested in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. According to him, he is of Syrian and Irish ancestry. At the moment of writing this article, he is single, although he has one child named Taylor.


Kelly Slater was able to earn the title of world champion an unprecedented 11 times, with a record five times consecutively from 1994 to 98. Likewise, Kelly Slater is the all-time leader in event wins


According to the available information, Kelly Slater is the son of a bait-store proprietor, he grew up near the water, so you have the opportunity to start surfing at age five.


When he was just 10 he was winning age-division events up and down the Atlantic coast. In 1984, Kelly Slater won his first age-division United States championship title.


In two years, Kelly Slater was able to finish third in the junior division at the world amateur championships in England, and he won the Pacific Cup junior championship in Australia the following year.



Kelly Slater became a professional in 1990 although he was struggling in his first two years on the professional tour, he was able to finish at 90th and 43rd in the world rankings those years.


In 1992 Kelly Slater secured podium (top-three) finishes in three of his first five events before he went on to win his first professional tour event, the Rip Curl Pro, in France.


Kelly Slater won the prestigious Pipeline Masters in Hawaii and secured his first world title, at the age of 20 during this time he was the youngest surfing world champion at the time.


In 1993, Kelly Slater was able to finish sixth, he came back in 1994 to start a five-year run of complete domination of the world tour, during this time, he was able to become champion’s crown every year from 1994 to 1998.


Kelly took a break from competitive surfing at the end of 1998.


Kelly Slater appeared in assorted surf films, television shows, and video games. He returned to the world pro tour in 2002, finished a close second in the world rankings in 2003, and won his first post-hiatus championship in 2005.


Kelly Slater won his 11th world title in 2011, which makes him the youngest and the oldest male surfer to have won the championship. Likewise, in the same year, 18-year-old Carissa Moore broke his record for being the youngest surfing world champion across the women’s and men’s circuits.


Aside from sports, Kelly Slater is also a singer, songwriter, and actor who has appeared in several movies.


These are some of his notable songs 


  • Feelin’ The Feelings
  • Bring Back To Life
  • Look Around
  • Rising Shine
  • Fell With Me
  • Love As Much
  • Dialogue from the Movie 11
  • Spending My Days
  • Got My Heart
  • The Rain Stop
  • The World
  • Spoken
  • Forgot Everthing
  • Fall In Time


Kelly Slater’s Net Worth 

At the moment of writing this article, Kelly Slater’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million. He is a professional surfer, actor, and singer. 


Family Members


Kelly Slater’s name is Mr Stephen Slater, and his mother’s name is Judy Moriarity. Likewise, his brother’s names are Sean Slater and Stephen Slater. Kelly Slater’s daughter’s name is Taylor Slater.


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