Who is John John Florence?
He is an American Professional Surfer who belongs to Honolulu, the Capital and the largest city of Hawaii in the United States. He is known as one of the most dominant pipe surfers of the current generation. He is the first Hawaii-born surfer who has won back-to-back world titles “The 2016 World Surf League World Championship” & “The 2017 World Surf League Championship”.
He was born on 18th October 1992 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father’s name is John Sr. Florence & mother Alexandra Florence. He has three younger brothers Ivan, Tal and Nathan Florence. He studied at Kahuku High School.
|Real Name||John “John-John” Alexander Florence|
|Birth Place||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Date of Birth||18th October 1992|
|Source of Income||Surfing and endorsements.|
|Age||28 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||John Sr. Florence|
|Mother’s name||Alexandra Florence|
|Siblings||Ivan Florence, Nathan Florence, Tal Florence.|
|School||Kahuku High School.|
|Height||6 feet 1 inches /185 Cm.|
|Weight||84 Kg / 185 Lbs.|
|Olympic debut||2020 Olympic|
|Endorsements||Hurley, Nixon, Stance, Futures, Dakine, and Pyzel Surfboards.|
|Achievements||Two World Titles, five times tour Champions.|
|Yearly Income||$5 Million (Rs 37.17 Cr).|
|Hobby||Skateboarding, Snowboarding & Drawing.|
|Twitter/John John Florence|
|Instagram/John John Florence|
|YouTube||YouTube/John John Florence|
|Net Worth||$ 15 million (Rs 89.22 Cr).|
|Last Updated||August 2021|
He started his career at a very young age under the guidance of his mother who is also a surfer by profession. He has won many titles. He even won against Shane Dorien, who was twenty years older than him. He is the youngest surfer to have win Vans World Surfer two times.
Apart from surfing, he is also a businessman and one might see him in the movies. He is an inspiration to many youths to do something in and a motivating way. As a film producer and director, he has made many movies including “View From Blue Moon” ( in 2015) and “Done: John John Florence” (2013). He has also performed in some movies as an actor including Distance Between Dreams (2016), Paradigm Lost (2017), Pipe, Tokyo Rising (starring Kelly Slatter, JJF, and Kolohe Andino), and many more.
Along with the movies he has many clothing brands including Florence Marine X. However, this apparel focuses on surfing gears like surfing gears, T-shirts, ski boards, etc.
On 25th February 2016, he won “The Eddie” Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in memory of Hawaiian Lifeguard surfer Eddie Aikau, at the Haleʻiwa north shore of Oahu. On 25th October 2016, he won weight Rip Curl Pro, in Portugal securing the WSL World Championship title. He was the first Hawaiian surfer in over a decade to win the title since American Professional Surfer Andrew Irons won it in 2004.
He keeps continued his strong performance in the 2017 WSL season, alongside his new coach Ross Williams. In December 2017, breaks his second straight world title at surf reef break located in Hawaii called The Banzai Pipeline. Qualified for the second position after french Surfer Jérémy Florès.
In December 2019 he qualified for the “2020 Summer Olympics” but missed the maximum of the 2019 “World Surf League (WSL)” Men’s Champion Tour due to an ACL injury. He finished the 2019 WSL Tour ranking 7th after competing in six of the eleven events.
|2021||Billabong Pipeline Masters||Banzai Pipeline, Oahu||Hawaii|
|2019||Margaret River Pro||Margaret River, Western Australia||Australia|
|2019||Rip Curl Pro||Bells Beach, Torquay||Australia|
|2017||Drug Aware Margaret River Pro||Margaret River, Western Australia||Australia|
|2016||MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal||Supertubos, Peniche||Portugal|
|2016||Oi Rio Pro||Rio de Janeiro||Brazil|
|2014||Quiksilver Pro France||Seignosse, Hossegor||France|
|2012||Billabong Rio Pro||Rio de Janeiro||Brazil|
|2016||Hawaiian Pro||Haleiwa, Oahu||Hawaii|
|2015||Volcom Pipe Pro||Banzai Pipeline, Oahu||Hawaii|
|2013||Volcom Pipe Pro||Banzai Pipeline, Oahu||Hawaii|
|2012||Telstra Drug Aware Pro||Margaret River, Western Australia||Australia|
|2012||Volcom Pipe Pro||Banzai Pipeline, Oahu||Hawaii|
|2011||Van’s World Cup||Sunset Beach, Oahu||Hawaii|
|2011||Volcom Pipe Pro||Banzai Pipeline, Oahu||Hawaii|
- After late Andy Irons, He is the first Hawaii-born surfer to win back-to-back world titles.
- He has been noted as one of the most dominant surfers of his generation.
- Winner of 2015 SURFER POLL.
- Likewise, he is also the winner of Vans World Champion twice
- Best Performance Award, 2013.
He has made many endorsement deals and contracts with much multinational company including Hurley, Dakine, Nixon, Pyzel Surfboards, Stance, and Futures. Including all this endorsement he easily on annually $ 2 million(Rs 14.87 Cr) approximately.
In 2018 he has signed a five-year contract with American multinational corporation “Hurley” of $ 30 million (Rs 2,23.10 Cr). “Hurley” is an American multinational company that manufacture and marketing surfing accessories based in Costa Mesa, California.
Along with this, he has also an Endorsement deal with other companies from which he earns annually $ 400k (Rs 2.97 Cr).
According to stabmag.com, he has purchased it 1941 model house which is decorated with five bedrooms & four bath single along with hardwood floors spread over 4,065 sqft and is located on a .26 acre area just above Off the Wall, backdoor and every surf spot one can name above the famed stretch over the sand.
In 2016 he purchased this for $ 4.6 million (Rs 34.20 Cr).
He has another beautiful luxury apartment in Oahu’s North Shore. He purchases this house in 2013 for $ 5,125,000 (Rs 38.11 Cr). With the main apartment, they are other three guest houses that open to the private garden full of greenery, the pool, and the lawn.
He has donated his fortune too much charitable organisation including Mauli Ola Foundation: which was started by a group of surfers who helps people with cystic fibrosis through natural treatment.
Sharing the Honey Foundation: Self founded Foundation which he believes the fortunate should share their life with needy people.
Social Media Portfolio
He has 94.1k followers on Twitter & 1.4 million followers on Instagram as of August 2021.
Apart from Twitter and Instagram, he has also a YouTube channel. He mostly interacts with his followers on these social media platforms. He has 136K active subscribers on his youtube channel.
His most Inspirational Quotes
“You just keep doing stuff, and one thing evolves into another. Then suddenly it’s like, ‘Oh, wait, I’m here surfing against Kelly Slater and all these guys I grew up watching.’— John John Florence
Is John John Florence Hawaiian?
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Does John John Florence have a girlfriend?
He is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Lauryn Cribb.
How much does John John Florence weigh?
84 Kg / 185 Lbs.
How many titles does John John Florence have?
In men’s Championship Tour history he made his first two World Titles in back-to-back fashion.
Who is John John Florence wife?
He is in a relationship with an Australian model named Lauryn Cribb; the couple lives together in Hawaii.
How old is John John Florence the surfer?
28 years (18 October 1992).
How did John John Florence get injured?
He had surgery on his left knee after injuring it at the Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro presented by Corona.
How tall is John John Florence in feet?
6 feet 1 inch.