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Sam George Wiki/Biography
Sam George is a professional surfer as well as film director and screenwriter. Moreover, he is also known as a writer. He is known as former the senior editor of Surfing magazine and executive editor of Surfer magazine. George has been active in the entertainment industry since 1983.
How much is the net worth of Sam George? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Films, magazines and surfing are the main sources of George’s net worth.
Sam George Net Worth $5 Million
To begin with, Sam started his career as a professional surfer. He took part in competitions and travelled the world, having tried the coastlines in more than 40 countries. He is an active surfer up to the present day.
Concerning his career in the field of journalism,, he started as a contributing editor of Surfing magazine in 1983, later being promoted to the position of senior editor. While working at the aforementioned magazine, Sam had his own column entitled “Caught Inside”. In 1990, he started working at Surfer magazine, but in 1998, he temporary left it to work as an editor of SurfNews, a free tabloid, and from 2000 to 2005, he worked as an executive editor of Surfer.
Talking about his career in the documentary film industry, it should be said that he started as a screenwriter of the documentary film “Riding Giants” (2004) directed by Stacy Peralta; the film is about the art of big wave riding. In 2007, he wrote and directed the film “The Lost Wave”, then Sam George wrote the script for another documentary directed by Stacy Peralta – “Crips and Bloods: Made in America” (2008), which tells the story of two gangs, Crips and Bloods. In 2010, the documentary film “Hollywood Don’t Surf” was released, which was written and co-directed by George; the film was shown at the Cannes Film Festival and Telluride Film Festival. In 2013, another film “Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau” was released, also written and directed by Sam George.
To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the total size of Sam George’s net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of the surfer, film director and writer, he married Nia Peeples in 2004, but the two divorced in 2015.
|Full Name||Sam George|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Died||June 3, 2009, Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, Canada|
|Profession||Professional surfer, film director, screenwriter, SurfNews senior editor (1990-1998)|
|Spouse||Nia Peeples (m. 2004–2015)|
|Parents||Sue Claflin, Mark Claflin|
|Awards||Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary Series|
|Movies||“Riding Giants” (2004, documentary), “The Lost Wave” (2007), “Crips and Bloods: Made in America” (2008, documentary), “Hollywood Don’t Surf” (2010), “Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau”|
|TV Shows||Cannes Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival|
|Big Wave Hellmen||2014||TV Series|
|Hollywood Don't Surf!||2010||Documentary screenplay|
|Independent Lens||2009||TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode|
|Crips and Bloods: Made in America||2008||Documentary written by|
|The Lost Wave||2007||Documentary|
|Riding Giants||2004||Documentary written by|
|Big Wave Hellmen||2014||TV Series co-director|
|30 for 30||2013||TV Series documentary 1 episode|
|Hollywood Don't Surf!||2010||Documentary|
|The Outside||2009||Surfer 3|
|Big Wave Hellmen||2014||TV Series|
|Big Wave Hellmen||2014||TV Series co-producer|
|Going Vertical: The Shortboard Revolution||2010||Documentary||Himself|
|Dogtown Cameos||2005||Video documentary short||Himself|
|Modern Marvels||2003||TV Series documentary||Himself - Editor - 'Surfer' Magazine|
|Liquid Stage: The Lure of Surfing||1996||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Associate Editor: Surfer Magazine|