Sam George Net Worth

Sam George Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Sam George net worth is
$5 Million

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 NameSam George
Net Worth$5 Million
DiedJune 3, 2009, Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation, Canada
Height1.8 m
ProfessionProfessional surfer, film director, screenwriter, SurfNews senior editor (1990-1998)
SpouseNia Peeples (m. 2004–2015)
ParentsSue Claflin, Mark Claflin
AwardsSports 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 ShowsCannes Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival


Big Wave Hellmen2014TV Series
Hollywood Don't Surf!2010Documentary screenplay
Independent Lens2009TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Crips and Bloods: Made in America2008Documentary written by
The Lost Wave2007Documentary
Riding Giants2004Documentary written by


Big Wave Hellmen2014TV Series co-director
30 for 302013TV Series documentary 1 episode
Hollywood Don't Surf!2010Documentary


The Outside2009Surfer 3


Big Wave Hellmen2014TV Series


Big Wave Hellmen2014TV Series co-producer


White Wash2011DocumentaryHimself
Going Vertical: The Shortboard Revolution2010DocumentaryHimself
Dogtown Cameos2005Video documentary shortHimself
Modern Marvels2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Editor - 'Surfer' Magazine
Liquid Stage: The Lure of Surfing1996TV Movie documentaryHimself - Associate Editor: Surfer Magazine

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