|Real Name/Full Name:
|66 years old
|October 15, 1957
|Gemma Vizor (m. 2001), Joni Caldwell (m. 1989–199
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Austin Peralta, Willow Peralta)
|Is Stacy Peralta Gay?:
|Professional Skateboarder, Entrepreneur and Director
|Net Worth in 2024:
Famous for numerous reasons that include being a surfer with the Zephyr Competition Team, a professional skateboarder, and the Z-boys from Venice, California, Stacy Peralta is a renowned personality across the nation. The director and entrepreneur were born on October 15, 1957, in Venice in California.
Maybe you know about Stacy Peralta very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Stacy Peralta’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Stacy Peralta is of Mexican and Irish descent. He was born on October 15, 1957, in Venice, California. While he was just 15 years old, Stacy was already competing along with the Z-boys, which was a group that was sponsored by the surfing shop Surfboards and Zephyr Production.
Later on, Fordon and Smith became Stacy’s second sponsor. Stacy Peralta had graduated from Venice High School in 1975. The director prefers keeping the details of his life quite discrete, which one can say is unusual for someone of his popularity status. Hence not much can be stated regarding his early days.
For someone to be as famous as him, it is hard to keep details of his personal life discrete. Yet Stacy happens to be a family man and a loving husband. Stacy started dating Joni Caldwell in 1989, and the couple got married later on. It has been approximately thirty-one years since the couple has been together. Recently Stacy and Joni had to witness the unfortunate demise of their son, pianist Austin Peralta. But even after the tough moments the couple saw, it has made the bond between the two grow stronger.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 October 1957, Stacy Peralta is 5415 October 195754 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Peralta tasted success at quite a young age. He was the highest-ranked professional skateboarder while he was just nineteen years old. Later he went on to partner with the manufacturing giant George Powell and went on to form one of the largest manufacturing and selling brands in the 80’s Powell-Peralta. Peralta then gathered the best skaters to build the team known as Bones Brigade with the ideals and hopes of revolutionizing modern-day skating.
Peralta, along with the infamous Bones Brigade, directed the first-ever skating video in 1984, which was released under the title of the Bones Brigade Video Show. Peralta also got credited for his appearance in the film Real Genius in 1985, where he portrayed a commander of a spacecraft shooting laser blasts at criminals in the movie’s opening scene.
Peralta later on developed his love for film making which made him quit the Peralta Powell manufacturing business and venture out into the world of television. He compiled his passion for directing and skating in the documentary film titled Dogtown and Z-Boys, which was co-written by CR Stecyk III and was based on the legendary skating team the Z-Boys. In 2008, he created a documentary portraying the gang violence in the south-central region of Los Angeles.
The documentary also showed the history of street gangs Crips and Blood while also depicting the social injustice that existed in the area during the ’50s and ’60s. He made a documentary on the Bones Brigade, which was an autobiography of the legendary skating team. Stacy also directed commercials for Burger King to extend its campaign in Greenland, Romania, and Thailand. The businesses did face inevitable backlash for the exploitation of locals. Stacy also made an appearance in Tony Hawk’s video game titled Underground.
Awards & Achievements
Stacy won the Audience Award in AFI Fest in 2001, nominee for CableACE Awards in 1994, People’s Choice Award at Denver International Film Festival in 2001, Independent Spirit Award at Film Independent Spirit award in 2002, Jury Award at Newport Beach Film Festival in 2002, nominated for an Emmy Award in 2010, Directing Award, Audience Award and a nominee for Grand Jury Prize in 2001.
Net Worth & Salary of Stacy Peralta in 2024
Although not much information is available regarding his salary, his current net worth is $12 million as of February 2024. His career generates most of his revenue as a partner at Powell Peralta and his career as a director.
Peralta serves as a role model of many young men who have the urge to venture out in the world of film making or skating. Perhaps the reason we look up to him for inspiration is that he has proved that success purely is an outcome of your efforts and not passed down over from one man to another. A lesson from his life story would be to follow what ignites a spark in you.