Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, John Florence is mainly known as a professional surfer. He was raised in an ocean-side house in Hawaii. John got interested in surfing since childhood as his mother Alexandra was also a surfer. He has two younger brothers, Nathan, and Ivan. John began surfing at the age of five and is much famous due to the extraordinary aerial and tube riding skills. Surf Europe magazine listed him as the 23rd greatest surfer of all time.
John Florence started professional surfing at the age of 13. He even competed in Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and became the youngest person to do so. The other awards and competitions Florence has won include Surfer Poll award, Volcom Pipe Pro, Vans World Cup of Surfing, Quiksilver Pro France, and Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational. John has already broken his neck, wrist, leg and arm while surfing. There is no information about his private life regarding any relationships.