Aaron Zerefos (Born 26th December 1983) is an Australian Businessman, International Porsche Race Car Driver, Polo Player & Socialite.
Born in the rural town of Kenthurst where Zerefos self taught to drive grew up riding Dirt bikes in a Paddock from the age of 7. Zerefos attended the exclusive Kings School before studying property and working in the Sydney real estate industry becoming a licensed real estate agent and savvy property investor at 22 years of age, determined to make a mark on the sprawling harbour side community that lay before him. A naturally gifted race car driver Zerefos started his professional racing career with immediate success making the finals in the chance of a life time competition before bursting onto the Australian racing scene at 23 years of age and then going on to win his first race in a Porsche turbo which caught the eye of several motor racing teams. Zerefos was short listed to race for Team Greece in the A1 Grand Prix.
Aaron Zerefos has raced for leading Porsche teams all over the world including Monaco and Daytona finishing on the podium at the Bathurst 12 hour race on three occasions. The young entrepreneur & media personality has juggled a buoyant motor racing career driving different types of machinery earning a loyal following with a successful business career, distributing Fiji Water – Zerefos is an Australian advocate for FIJI Water.
Zerefos Celebrated his 30th Birthday in 2013 Sydney throwing a lavish party at celebrity haunt Beach Haus Kings Cross, guests included race car drivers, models and horse racing identities the party was featured in newspapers and magazines. Zerefos purchased for his 30th bday a Suite at the Famous Finger Wharf Woolloomooloo. In 2014 Zerefos Acquired C Organic Coconut Water which has fast become America’s and Australia’s leading coconut water brand on the Market. 2017 Zerefos Set up “Aaron’s Organics” Distributing Company” New Age Beverages and Snacks” and added “Milk Lab” to his Portfolio. Zerefos is a regular on the Sydney & LA social scene who resides between Beverly Hills California and Double Bay.
Zerefos is related to OAM Helen Zerefos an Australian Coloratura Soprano. She was the first person of Greek Heritage to be a regular artist on Australian Television.
Zerefos’s father Bill and his uncle Jim were regarded as Sydney’s leading Tyre Dealers in the 80’s having set up many successful Tyre stores including “Tyre Connection” before being acquired by JAX Tyres in the late 80s then moving into Dairy Trading and Property. Zerefos’s uncle Jim Zerefos was a prominent race car driver in Australia throughout the 80s and 90s running his own race team and driving for Lotus in The Australian GT Production Car Championship in the mid-90s.
- In 2021 Zerefos Acquired Drink Scene adding to his Beverage Portfolio.
- In 2022 Zerefos Competed in the Bathurst 6 hour and Bathurst 12 hour Finishing on the Podium in Both Events with Porsche the 2022 Race was Zerefos’ 8th Bathurst 12 Hour Start.
- Aaron Zerefos Enterprises Celebrated 20 years in Business during 2022.
- In 2023 Zerefos acquired Australian water biodegradable company Add Water.