Surfer

Maya Gabeira

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Age 36
Birthday April 101987
Birth Sign Aries
City Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Profession Surfer

Maya Gabeira is a famous Surfer, born on April 10, 1987 in Brazil. As of December 2022, Maya Gabeira’s net worth is $5 Million. In 2009 she won an ESPY for being the best female action sports athlete.

Parents Fernando Gabeira, Yamê Reis
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Siblings Tami Gabeira
Spouse Not Known
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Maya Gabeira Biography

Big wave surfer who set a female record in 2009 by riding a 46-foot wave in South Africa. Gabeira is the daughter of Fernando Gabeira, one of the founding members of the Green Party of Brazil. Her father is the son of Lebanese immigrants and is a former member of a guerrilla group responsible for the kidnapping of the US Ambassador in Brazil, Charles Elbrick, in 1969. He later wrote an award winning book about the incident which was turned into the Academy Award nominated film Four Days in September. Her mother, Yamê Reis, is a famous Brazilian fashion designer..

Her father is Fernando Gabeira, one of the founders of Brazil’s Green Party.

Maya Reis Gabeira (born April 10, 1987) is a Brazilian big wave surfer. She is most known for having surfed a 68 ft high (20,8mts) wave in Nazare, Portugal on January 2018, recorded by Guinness World Records as the biggest wave ever surfed by a female surfer..

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Maya started surfing at age 14 in Rio de Janeiro and started competing at 15 years old. In 2004 she decided to become a professional at 17 while living in Australia and moved to Hawaii that same year to surf world class waves.

Maya Gabeira Net Worth

Maya Gabeira is one of the richest Surfer & listed on most popular Surfer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Maya Gabeira‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Surfer
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House Living in own house.

She learned to surf on the beaches of her hometown, Rio de Janeiro.

Maya started surfing at age 14 in Rio de Janeiro and started competing at 15 years old. In 2004 she decided to become a professional at 17 while living in Australia and moved to Hawaii that same year to surf world class waves.

She has won the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards for four consecutive times (2007 to 2010) in the Best Female Performance category

In 2008, she became the first woman to surf the Alaskan Sea. Gabeira also became the first woman to surf California’s Ghost Trees and Tahiti’s Teahupoo.

Who is Maya Gabeira dating?

According to our records, Maya Gabeira is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of May 2022, Maya Gabeira’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2010, she got the 2010 Teen Choice Award for Best Female Action Sports Star.

Maya Gabeira Height

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Height 5 ft 6 in
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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Surfer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Brazil. Maya Gabeira celebrates birthday on April 10 of every year.

From 2010 to 2013, the Brazilian was in a relationship with the Australian actor Jesse Spencer.

In 2012, she was awarded the XXL Big Wave Awards for Girls Best Overall Performance for the 5th time. She also appeared in the ESPN The Body Issue that same year.

On October 28, 2013, Gabeira lost consciousness and nearly drowned while surfing a massive wave at Praia do Norte, Nazareé, Portugal; she was saved by her fellow Brazilian big-wave surfer Carlos Burle. She had to be revived on the beach and later ended up in the hospital.

Gabeira has been nominated twice for the Laureus World Sports Award for Action Sportsperson of the Year in 2014 and in 2019.

You may read full biography about Maya Gabeira from Wikipedia.
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