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Kai Lenny Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Kai Lenny Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth October 8, 1992
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kai Lenny is an American professional big wave surfer, stand-up paddle (SUP) surfer and racer, surfer, tow-in surfer, windsurfer, kitesurfer, wing foiler, celebrity watersports enthusiast, actor, producer, and director. He has also been actively involved in big beach clean-ups in Hawaii. In addition to that, Kai Lenny has been a part of some shows and movies which include the likes of Pe’ahi, Aloha Surf HotelNBC World of Adventure Sports, PowerlinesThe Titans of WindsurfingParadigm Lost, and others.

Born Name

Kai Lenny

Nick Name


Kai Lenny as seen in 2013
Kai Lenny as seen in 2013 (Founzy / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Paia, Hawaii, United States


Maui, Hawaii, United States





Professional Big Wave Surfer, Stand-up Paddle (SUP) Surfer and Racer, Surfer, Tow-in Surfer, Windsurfer, Kitesurfer, Wing Foiler, Celebrity Watersports Enthusiast, Actor, Producer, Director


  • Father – Martin Lenny (Real Estate Professional)
  • Mother – Paula Lenny (Physician)
  • Siblings – Ridge Lenny (Younger Brother) (Big Wave Surfer)





Kai Lenny as seen in 2012
Kai Lenny as seen in 2012 (Peter Campbell / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Kai Lenny has dated –

  1. Molly Payne – He is married to Maui-based interior designer Molly Payne. In 2021, the couple announced that they were expecting twin girls and the twin’s gender was revealed with Lenny surfing a wave with a pink flare. The following year, Molly gave birth to their twin daughters named Willa and Senna.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

As a sponsored athlete, Kai Lenny has done endorsement work for many notable brands such as Red Bull, Nike, Hurley, Oakley, GoPro, TAG Heuer, and Cariuma.

Kai Lenny at Windsurf World Cup Sylt 2009
Kai Lenny at Windsurf World Cup Sylt 2009 (HOCH ZWEI Photoagency GBR / Pressestelle des World Cup Sylt / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Kai Lenny Favorite Things

  • Waves – Jaws (beach)
  • Maneuvers – Stand-up paddle surfing


Kai Lenny Facts

  1. Born to a pair of ocean enthusiasts, he started surfing at a young age.
  2. On February 25, 2010, Kai Lenny joined YouTube with his eponymous channel.
  3. In 2012, he rose to acclaim as he secured first place at the Hawaii Island Finals SUP Pro as well as first place at the Sunset Beach SUP Pro.
  4. On September 13-14, 2012, Kai Lenny went on to claim the SUP racing world champion title as he won the season finals of the first Standup World Series championship races held at Turtle Bay Resort, O’ahu, Hawaii.
  5. Kai Lenny emerged as the winner of the Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge, at Praia do Norte, in Portugal in February 2020. The event ran in massive waves and saw the participation of the best big wave riders in the world.
  6. He reportedly does not smoke or drink.
  7. Kai Lenny served as the director and executive producer of the 2017 sports documentary titled Paradigm Lost.
  8. He made his first theatrical film appearance as himself in the 2020 independent film Aloha Surf Hotel which premiered at the 2020 Hawaii International Film Festival. It revolves around an ex-surf pro who is forced to take a job at a beachfront hotel teaching obnoxious tourists how to surf.

Featured Image by Founzy / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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