Net Worth: $10 Million
- Source of Wealth Business, Skateboarding, Surfing, Film
- Birth Place Venice, California
- Marital Status Divorced to Joni Caldwell
- Full Name Stacy Douglas Peralta
- Nationality Untied States
- Date of Birth October 15, 1957
- Occupation Director, Entrepreneur, Former Skateboarder and Surfer
- Education Venice High School
- Children Austin Peralta
About Stacy Peralta
American director and entrepreneur Stacy Peralta is a former professional skateboarder and surfer with an estimated net worth of $10 million. Born Stacy Douglas Peralta in Venice, California on October 15, 1957, he graduated from Venice High School in 1975.
Peralta began competing professionally at the age of 15 with the Z-Boys, a professional skateboarding group sponsored by the surf shop Jeff Ho Surfboards and Zephyr Productions. His other sponsor was Gordon and Smith. The group was responsible for much of skateboarding craze that originated in Southern California and later the entire country.
Stacey Peralta is widely recognized in the world of skateboarding with his invention of the “frontside lip to fakie,” a maneuver in skateboarding that involves the rim of the bowls found at skate parks. As a professional skateboarder, he also launched a skate gear manufacturing company with businessman George Powell, which they called it Powell-Peralta.
Also active in the film industry, Peralta is best known for his documentary movie Dogtown & Z-Boys, a film about his time in the Z-Boys era. His other works included the infamous Whopper Virgins Burger King advertising campaign. Recently, he made a documentary about the LA street gangs, the Crips and Bloods.