Jay Moriarity Biography

Updated On Jun 20, 2019 Published On May 24, 2016
Facts of Jay Moriarity
Date of Birth: 1978 , June-16
Date of Death: 2001 , June-15
Birth Nation: United States
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An accomplished surfer, Jay Moriarity was known for surfing Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, California. He was also seen on the cover of Surfer Magazine. He was a waterman and adventurer.

Jay Moriarity's early life

Jay Moriarity was born on June 16, 1978, in Georgia, United States, and was only 22 years old when he died. He was born to father Doug Moriarity and mother Christy Moriarity. He was raised in Santa Cruz, California. His father was on the United States Army Special Forces which is also known as Green Berets.

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Jay grew up in Santa Cruz where he developed an interest in surfing and quickly became a respected surfer at a young age. He was a versatile surfer who was also an outstanding swimmer, paddler, diver, and fisherman.

Jay became fascinated in surfing Mavericks as a youngster and established himself as a surfing Mavericks when he was aged 15 years old. He was also an author of the book The Ultimate Guide to Surfing.

Jay Moriarity's married life with Kim Moriarty

In 2000, Jay got married to the love of his life Kim Moriarity. Kim Moriarity was a beautiful lady and they also have a romantic love life for several years before getting married.

This married life lasted for about a year as he died within a year. His nationality was American and was of white ethnicity.

Jay Moriarity's death

On 15th of June 2001, a day before his birthday, Jay was on the O'Neill photo shoot in the off the coast of the island, Lohifushi. He did his free-diving alone and that turned out to be the last free diving of his life.

Jay got drowned and was not seen for several hours. He died that day and the reason for his death was his own dream, surfing. After his death, his wife has stayed away from the media.

Jay Moriarity' net worth during the time of his death was estimated to be around a hundred thousand dollars. He definitely had collected a decent amount of money from his professional surfing career.

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Born in Georgia, United States of America

June 16 , 1978

Jay Moriarity was born in the late 1970s on the laps of Doug Moriarity and Christy Moriarity in Georgia, United States of America. He was raised in Santa Cruz, California. His father was on the United States Army Special Forces which is also known as Green Berets.

Began surfing Mavericks

1993

Jay grew up in Santa Cruz. There he induced his interest in surfing and quickly became a respected surfer at a young age. He was a versatile surfer who was also an outstanding swimmer, paddler, diver, and fisherman. He became fascinated in surfing Mavericks as a youngster and established himself as a surfing Mavericks when he was aged 15 years old. 

Co authored a book, The Ultimate Guide to Surfing

2001

An accomplished surfer, Jay Moriarity was known for his wipeout at Mavericks and this stunt on film. He was also an author of the book The Ultimate Guide to Surfing. Chris Gallagher was also the co author of this book. 

Married to Kim Moriarity

2000

In 2000, Jay got married to love of his life Kim Moriarity. Kim Moriarity was a beautiful lady and they also have romantic love life for several years before getting married. This married life lasted for about a year as he died within a year. 

Died when he did free-diving alone

June 15 , 2001

On 15th of June 2001, a day before his birthday, Jay was on the O'Neill photo shoot in the off the coast of the island Lohifushi. He did his free-diving alone and that was his late free diving of his life as drowned and was not seen for several hours. He died that day and the reason of his death was his own dream, surfing.