Alex Hayes Bio

(Best Known for Posting his Surfing Videos on YouTube.)

Birthday: January 28, 1998 (Aquarius)

Born In: Sydney, Australia

Alex Hayes is a famous Australian Instagram star, YouTuber, and popular surfer. Hayes came into the limelight when he posted a selfie with a shark on his Instagram account. The post went viral and helped Hayes gain popularity. But later, it turned out that the uploaded selfie with the shark was fake, and Hayes was just fooling around. Hayes also started his YouTube channel named Alexhayessurf (later named ALEX HAYES) which helped him gain many followers. On his YouTube channel, Hayes started posting a variety of videos. His videos include different content such as an introductory video, adventure videos, and also a few videos with his friends. Hayes’ popularity on YouTube grew with each passing day and he has gathered more than 362,000 subscribers on his channel. Despite making a fake video, Hayes has a huge fan following on all the social networking sites. He has amassed over 445,000 followers on Instagram and 30.8k followers on Twitter. He is mostly remembered for the post he shared with a shark which made him a talking point even in the media.

Quick Facts

Australian Celebrities Born In January

Age: 25 Years, 25 Year Old Males


siblings: Josh Hayes

Born Country: Australia

Height: 6'0" (183 cm), 6'0" Males

City: Sydney, Australia

Rise to Fame

Alex Hayes is best known for the snap he clicked with a shark in the background. The photo went viral and earned him many followers and attention. Initially, Hayes presented the picture and also wrote about his experience of surfing when he spotted the shark. Most of his followers believed the picture to be true and appreciated him for posing daringly with a shark. But a few days later, a similar picture surfaced on the internet which showed a shark swimming closer to the surface. When Hayes was interviewed by, he revealed that the picture he posted with a shark was fake, and he was only having a good laugh. In addition to this, he also stated that it was quite obvious from the start that the picture was just a funny photo. He also never believed that the snap would be circulated so much by the public. The Australian media which lauded Hayes for his courageous act of clicking a picture with the shark slammed him for fooling people. One of the media outlets even stated that Hayes might not be good with sharks, but he’s good with Photoshop.

Despite posting a fake picture and getting exposed by the media, Hayes has a huge fan following on social media. His YouTube channel contains videos of his tours and adventures.

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Personal Life

Alex Hayes was born on January 28, 1998, in Sydney, Australia. He also has a brother named Josh Hayes. In 2016, he was in a relationship with YouTube star, Eva Gutowski.

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