Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979) is an American Skateboarder, Stunt Performer, Filmmaker, Actor, Musician, and Television Personality from West Chester, Pennsylvania. He rose to fame after starring as the main cast member in MTV’s “Jackass”.
After the success of the series, Margera also cast in films like “Jackass: The Movie”, “Jackass Number Two”, “Jackass 3D”, and “Jackass 3.5”. Furthermore, the 40-years-old stunt performer began his career after launching the CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) video series.
It was a series of skateboarding and doing stunts. Later, in 2003, he cast in a comedy movie called “Grind” as himself. His appearance in the Jackass series bagged him his own MTV series, Viva La Bam.
The show ran for five seasons from 2003 to 2005. Moreover, some of his other popular projects are “Bam’s Unholy Union”, “Haggard: The Movie”, “Minghags: The Movie”, etc.
Early Life, Parents, Childhood & Siblings
Skateboarder whose birth real name is Brandon Cole Margera was born on the 28th of September 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. Therefore, Bam Margera’s age is 40 years old, as of 2019 and his zodiac sign is Libra.
He is one of the sons of April Margera (mother) and Phil Margera (father). The actor also has an older brother named Jess Margera (American musician). He co-founded the West Chester-based heavy metal band “CKY” in 1997 and worked as a drummer.
Furthermore, Bam’s uncle “Vincent Margera” was an American reality television personality. Vincent featured shows like Viva La Bam, Jackass, Haggard and the CKY videos alongside him.
As of education, the TV personality attended West Chester East High School. However, Cole Margera dropped out after finishing his junior year. He later received his GED.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The 40-years-old Brandon began a romantic relationship with his then-girlfriend, Nicole Boyd in 2012. As per the source, the couple first met each through a mutual friend. Later, Bam tied the knot with his wife Nicole on October 05, 2013.
Their wedding ceremony was a lavish affair that took place in Reykjavík, Iceland. Later, on June 19, 2017, the skateboarder announced that his spouse was pregnant with the couple’s first child.
Soon, the pair blessed with a baby after Boyd gave birth to their son “Phoenix Wolf” on December 23, 2017. Earlier, the TV star remained in a relationship with his ex-fiancee “Jenn Rivell” (a single mother) from 1998 t0 2005.
Then, in 2006, Margera began a love affair with his ex-partner “Melissa Rothstein” (model and photographer). On February 03, 2007, they wedded each other in downtown Philadelphia.
Their marriage event also featured on the MTV series “Bam’s Unholy Union”. However, Melissa and Brandon called off their wedding and separated in November 2012. On August 04, 2019, Brandon Cole Margera took to Instagram and asked Dr. Phil to help with his family problems.
He begged the TV host that he should handle the situation as his family is in shambles. Moreover, Bam revealed that he disowned his mom “April Margera” a few years back. Currently, he is facing a lot of problems with his wife, Nikki (referring Nicole Boyd).
The stunt performer is also dealing with lots of issues such as alcohol addiction and rehab stints. In Brandon’s allegations, Bam also told he is afraid that if he divorces his spouse then she will snatch the custody of their kid from him.
|Real Full Birth Name||Brandon Cole Margera.|
|Profession||Skateboarder, Stunt Performer, Actor, Musician, Filmmaker, and Television Personality.|
|Famous for||his appearance in movies like "Jackass: The Movie", "Jackass Number Two", "Jackass 3D", and "Jackass 3.5".|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||40 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 28, 1979.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|House In||Pocopson Township, Pennsylvania, the USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bam__margera/
|Debut||Film: Jackass: The Movie (2002, as himself).
TV Show: Jackass (2002, as himself).
Documentary: Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (2017, as himself).
|List of Movies/TV shows||1. Jackass: The Movie.
2. Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine.
3. Jackass Number Two.
4. Jackass 3D.
5. Jackass 3.5.
7. Bam's Unholy Union.
8. Haggard: The Movie.
9. Minghags: The Movie.
10. Viva La Bam.
11. The Fantasstic Whores 4.
12. Bam Margera Presents: Where the ♯$&% Is Santa?
13. The Dudesons Movie.
14. Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn.
15. King of the Road.
16. Loiter Squad.
17. Bam's Bad Ass Game Show.
18. CKY: The Greatest Hits.
19. Nitro Circus.
20. Bam's World Domination.
21. A Tribute to Ryan Dunn.
22. Jackassworld.com: 24 Hour Takeover.
|Other Appearances||CKY Documentary, Element: Welcome Back Bam, Hook-Ups Presents: Destroying America, CKY4: The Latest & Greatest, etc.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 73 Kg.
Pounds: 160 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-32.5-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Phil Margera.
Mother: April Margera.
|Siblings||Brother: Jess Margera.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Jenn Rivell (his ex-fiancee).|
|Girlfriend||name not available.|
|Wife||1. Nicole Boyd (m. 2013 - Present).
2. Melissa Rothstein (m. 2007 - div. 2012).
|Children||Son: Phoenix Wolf.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||West Chester East High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Not available.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Skateboarding, performing stunts, movies, music, traveling, and much more.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$50 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Bam Margera
- His grandfather nicknamed him “Bam Bam” at the age of three.
- He named him after noticing his habit of purposely running into walls and later his nickname even shortened to “Bam” by his schoolmates.
- During an interview, Margera told that Jeff Tremaine (former Big Brother editor) first noticed his stunt videos and got the opportunity to appear in MTV’s Jackass.
- His uncle Vincent Margera got arrested on suspicion of inappropriately touching two minors.
- Furthermore, Toy Machine Skateboards sponsored him in the starting days of his career during 1997 and 1998.
- From 2001 to 2016, he remained a member of Team Element (American Skateboard Company).
- How tall: Bam Margera has a muscular build with an average height of 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches tall).
- He even workouts 5 days a week and weighs around 160 lbs (73 kg).