Who is Sally Fitzgibbons and what is her net worth 2018? Sally Fitzgibbons was the daughter of Martin Fitzgibbons and Mary Fitzgibbons and was born on 19 December 1990 in Gerroa , New South Wales, Australia. Sally Fitzgibbons is a professional surfer on the Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour from 2009 to 2013.
Before starting her professional career as a surfer she completed in athletics. She is a third cousin of Mark Bosnich( former Socceroos goalkeeper). She is also a huge fan of sports, she supports Pernith Panthers team in Rugby league NRL. She is engaged to Trent Merrin current Pernith Panthers player and also a former St. George player.
Sally Fitzgibbons Net Worth
She started surfing only at the age of six and has been trained by her father Martin Fitzgibbons and began to lead her glory. Today with the net worth of $1.3 million she is one of the leading surfers in the entire history of surfing.
A fabulous surfer and a fitness enthusiast, always wanted to push her limits. She promotes active lifestyle and healthy living. She is also the brand ambassador of various associations like ‘play safe ,stay safe’ and Be the influence . Along with Lucas Townsend she has written a book called ‘Live Like Sally’ in which she has written about her earlier stage of her life and the struggle she faced. Fitz also signed a endorsement deal with Samsung and became a brand ambassador for Samsung Electronics Australia and also for many other companies.
Career: Although she started surfing at the age of six, she began her surfing career at the age of 14 and has won the ASP Pro Junior Open which is open to any female surfer with 21 years of age or younger. In 2006, when she was at the age of 16, she won the Icon All girls open event held in Lenon Head, New south wales. In many occasions Sally Fitzgibbons represented Australia for not only surfing but also in many type of sports. She is also the youngest surfer to win a Association of Surfing Professionals( ASP ) Pro Junior event, on the same day she finished in second place at the world qualifying series.
She won the Australasian Pro Junior title in 2007 and in 2008. She came 1st in Billabong Rio Pro event, Brazil held in 2012 & 2014;. Fitzgibbons represented Australia when she was 15 at the International Surfing Association(ISA). And also won ISA world championship in 2008.When she was 16 she travelled to Portugal for the International Surfing Under 18 world title and won her first title.
Sally Fitzgibbons has ranked world’s #2 in ASP world tour trice in 2010,2011,2012. She also won a gold medal in track at Australian Youth Olympics held in 2007. In 2011 Fitzgibbons said that the first time she ever had tears of joy for winning the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach. Once again in 2012 she won the Rip Curl Pro Cup at Bells Beach. In 2012 at the Australian Surfing Awards Fitzgibbons was named female surfer of the year. In Feb 2012 Fitzgibbons has won her first Australian Open defeating Sofia Mularovich and she was the only person that time to hold US open title and also Australian open title at the same time.
Fitzgibbons has signed many endorsement deal with many popular companies and she has a career earnings of over 1 million dollars. Fitzgibbons also signed a endorsement deal with Samsung and became a brand ambassador for Samsung Electronics Australia and also for many other major companies like Land Rover, Canon, XDubai, Piping hot, Cocojoy, Novotel and FCS.
Comparing and evaluating many reports and articles it is estimated that Sally Fitzgibbons annual salary is of 416,400 USD approximately.
On Nov 2015, Trent Merrin( Pernith Panthers player ) proposed Sally Fitzgibbons and they both were engaged and this was confirmed by Sally by posting a picture of duo and commenting with Yes. Although up to now there no news about them. This year she is also participating any many events like Roxy Pro Gold Coast, Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, Rip Curls Women Pro and many.
Started career when she was 14, ranked as world’s #2 three times consecutively, being youngest surfer to win ASP Junior Pro Event and also a world champion in under 18 ISA event when she was 16 and with mind blowing career earnings of more than $1 million, this gorgeous Australian surfer inspired every one of us.