Brandon Cole Margera, better known as Bam Margera, is an American ex-professional skateboarder turned stuntman, filmmaker, and television personality. He first found fame in 2000 when he starred in the MTV reality show Jackass. Bam went on to create several related shows like Bam’s Unholy Union, Viva La Bam, and Bam’s World Domination. In addition to appearing on camera, he co-wrote and directed Minghags and Haggard.
Who is Bam Margera?
Brandon Margera was born on September 28, 1979. His parents are Phil and April Margera. Bam has an older brother named Jess Margera who is a famous musician based in the USA. He also happens to be the nephew of Vincent ‘Don Vito’ Margera. His grandfather gave him the nickname “Bam Bam” because as a kid he would constantly run into walls.
Once Brandon’s schoolmates found out about this habit, they started calling him “Bam.” He attended West Chester East High School but dropped out after junior year though did receive his GED later down the road.
Bam Margera’s Net Worth in 2022
Bam Margera is a former American professional skater, stuntman, producer, and actor. He has a net worth of $5 Million USD. He first became famous for his appearances on Jackass which is an MTV reality stunt show. Bam Margera has also appeared on Bam’s Unholy Union and Viva La Bam which are the spin-offs of Jackass.
Bam Margera Wiki
|Bam Margera Real Name||Brandon Cole Margera|
|Bam Margera Net Worth||$5 Million USD (approx.)|
|Bam Margera Profession||Former professional skateboarder, filmmaker stunt performer, TV personality,|
|Bam Margera Salary||$6.5 million/year|
|Bam Margera Assets||Castle Bam in West Chester, Pennsylvania|
|Bam Margera Age||43 years (as of 2022)|
|Bam Margera Birthday||September 28, 1979|
|Bam Margera Birthplace||West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Bam Margera Height||Height: 5′ 10″ (178 cm, 1.78 m)|
|Bam Margera Weight||160 lbs in Pound and 73 Kg in Kg|
|Bam Margera Family||Phoenix Wolf Margera|
|Bam Margera Wife||Nicole Boyd (m. 2013)|
Missy Rothstein (m. 2007–2012)
|Bam Margera Girlfriends||None (he is married)|
|Bam Margera Social Media||Instagram, Facebook|
Bam Margera’s Skateboarding Career
Margera’s skateboarding career peaked in 1997 and 1998 when he got sponsorships from Toy Machine Skateboards. In 2001, Margera moved up to Team Element where he was a sponsored skateboarder for Element Skateboards; however, as of 2016, Margera is no longer with the team.
Margera has received sponsorships from brands such as Electric Sunglasses, Speed Metal bearings, Fairman’s Skateshop, Volcom, Adio Footwear, Destroyer Trucks, Landspeed Wheels, and Destructo Trucks. As of 2017 however, Margera is effectively retired from skateboarding but still skates occasionally without any major sponsorships.
Film Career of Bam Margera
The CKY video series started with Margera filming himself and his friend skateboarding and doing stunts, which he then released without the help of a third party. The people featured in these early videos formed a group called the CKY Crew. Brandon DiCamillo, Ryan Dunn, Chris Raab, Brandon Novak, and Rake Yohn were all members of this tight-knit group.
Margera’s outrageous antics in his CKY videos drew the attention of Jeff Tremaine, who was so impressed that he recruited Margera for MTV’s Jackass reality series. Other members of the CKY crew also landed roles on the show, though to varying degrees.
Margera didn’t only appear in Jackass for the entirety of its run from October 2000 to February 2002, he was also a central castmate. Furthermore, he made appearances in other subsequent projects tied to the franchise such as the following films:
- Jackass: The Movie (released in 2002)
- Jackass Number Two (released in 2006)
- Jackass 3D (released in 2010)
- Jackass 3.5 (released in 2010)
Television Career of Bam Margera
Following the success of Jackass, Margera leveraged his newfound fame to create two television series. His first show Viva La Bam ran for five seasons on MTV from 2003-2005. The show was mostly filmed in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and followed Margera and their friends as they performed various stunts and misguided missions. Other episodes took place in Las Vegas, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Finland, Brazil, the Netherlands, and Mexico.
Bam Margera Real Estate
In January 2004, Bam purchased a 14-acre property in West Chester, Pennsylvania for $1.195 million which he developed into “Castle Bam.” The property was featured on his show “Viva La Bam” and features an indoor skatepark that also has a swimming pool. Apart from this, the property has a barn that doubles as a music stage. The house is geared with BMX tracks and other luxury items.
Bam owns another home nearby, which comes in handy because he rents out Castle Bam for events and uses Airbnb.
How tall is Bam Margera?
Bam Margera is 1.78 m tall.
How old is Bam Margera?
Bam Margera is currently 43 years of age.
What is the net worth of Bam Margera?
Bam Margera has an estimated net worth of approx. $5 Million USD.