Who is Bam Margera?
Brandon Cole ‘Bam’ Margera is a reality TV and film star from the United States, as well as a professional skateboarder, a radio personality, and a key figure on MTV. Continue reading to learn more about him.
Bam Margera: Bio, Age, Education
Brandon Cole Margera was born on September 28, 1979, in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Margera underwent legal proceedings to change his name from Brandon to Bam. Vincent Margera’s nephew and Jess Margera younger brother, he is Vincent’s nephew and Jess’s younger brother.
The 41-year-grandfather old’s nicknamed him “Bam Bam” after his habit of purposefully crashing into walls as a toddler. His classmates began to refer to him as “Bam.” When he dropped out of West Chester East High School, he was a junior. He later worked to obtain his GED.
Bam Margera: Net Worth 2022/2023 and Salary
As an actor, producer, stuntman, and former professional skater in the United States, Bam Margera has a net worth of $10 million. After appearing in several television shows and films, he became wealthy. Margera is one of the most well-known stunt performers in the world.
In January 2004, the actor paid $1.195 million for a 14-acre property in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He’s turned the place into “Castle Bam,” as it’s now known. An indoor skatepark, a swimming pool, a barn with a music stage, a BMX track, and other amenities are featured prominently in his show “Viva La Bam.” Bam owns a second home in the area, which is useful because he rents out Castle Bam for events and Airbnb.
Skateboarding Career of Bam Margera
Bam Margera began his professional skateboarding career in 1997 and 1998 when Toy Machine Skateboards sponsored him. He joined Team Element, Element Skateboards’ showcase team, in 2001; however, as of 2016, he was no longer a member.
At various times, he has been sponsored by Speed Metal Bearings, Adio Footwear, Electric Sunglasses, Volcom, Landspeed Wheels, Destroyer Trucks, Destructo Trucks, and Fairman’s Skateshop. Even though he still skates on occasion, Margera has effectively retired from skateboarding as of 2017.
Other Jobs of Bam Margera
When he was a teenager, Bam Margera began filming amateur videos of himself and his friends skateboarding together, having a good time, and performing dangerous stunts. These videos were later incorporated into a CKY video series.
He self-released the CKY series in large numbers. In abbreviated form, CKY stands for ‘Camp Kill Yourself.’ Many of his friends appeared in these videos, including Ryan Dunn, Brandon DiCamillo, Rake Yohn, Chris Raab, and others.
The artist’s CKY video series became extremely popular, and he landed a role in MTV’s Jackass, a project directed by Jeff Tremaine, the renowned Big Brother editor. The main characters were cast as Margera and Ryan Dunn. Margera appeared in three ‘Jackass’ films from 2002 to 2010: ‘Jackass: The Movie,’ ‘Jackass Number Two,’ and ‘Jackass 3D.’ A spin-off of MTV’s Jackass, these were a series of reality films.
In 2003, the producer became a member of the ‘Team Element’ demonstration team for ‘Element Skateboards.’ In the same year, he co-wrote, acted in, and directed the film “Haggard.” The show was shot in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico, Brazil, Amsterdam, Finland, and other locations, and featured Margera and his friends performing various feats.
The episode ‘Viva La Spring Break’ was a one-off. In the late 2000s, he appeared in Gina Lynn’s pornographic film “The Fantasstic Whores 4” in a non-sexual role. ‘Nitro Circus,’ a sports TV show, also featured him.
At the same time, the stuntman in West Chester, Pennsylvania, opened his bar/theatre called “The Note.” In addition, he published a book titled ‘Serious as Dog Dirt,’ which contains his personal essays and photographs. Bam can be found in a number of Tony Hawk’s video games, including “Proving Ground,” “Project 8,” and “American Wasteland.”
He had a cameo appearance in “Loiter Squad” and co-created the television series “Bam’s World Domination” in 2012.
Relationship Status of Bam Margera: Married?
Jenn Rivell was engaged to Bam Margera, and the two appeared together in several episodes of ‘Viva La Bam.’ Margera was in the news after Rivell broke into his home and filed for “Protection From Abuse” a year after their relationship ended in 2005.
In 2006, Margera married Melissa’ Missy’ Rothstein, a childhood friend. The couple was featured on the reality show ‘Bam’s Unholy Union,’ which followed their wedding planning and execution. Bam was hospitalized after falling ill after a four-day drinking binge, and the couple divorced in 2012.
Missy discovered his girlfriends in San Francisco and West Chester, resulting in their divorce. Margera and Missy split up because they lived in different places at the time, and Missy only saw him once a week.
On October 5, 2013, in Iceland, the former professional skater married Nicole Boyd. In 2009, they began dating. Nicole works as a professional photographer. Phoenix Wolf Margera, the couple’s first child, was born in December 2017.