Bam Margera Net Worth, Biography, Career, Wife and Kids

Busytape June 26, 2020
Updated 2020/06/26 at 4:56 PM
Bam Margera Net Worth 

Bam Margera Net Worth    $30 million

Popular Name:Bam Margera
Real Name:Brandon Cole Margera
Birth Date:28 September 1979
Birth Place:West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Marital Status:Married
Melissa Rothstein (m. 2007; div. 2012)
Nicole Boyd (m. 2013)
Profession:Actor, Reality TV Star, Stuntman
Years active:1997 Till Date
Net Worth:$30 Million
Last Updated:2022

Bam Margera is a multi-millionaire celebrity, all thanks to his lucrative profession as a movie star, reality television personality, radio personality and skateboarder which has enabled him pull in a massive wealth since he took the center stage of his career in 1997.

Born and raised in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in the United States, he got his moniker ‘Bam’ from banging into obstacles when he was a child and later when he became popular, he made it his legal name. While still a teen, Bam started creating amateur videos with his friends while skateboarding and doing stunts.

Their videos were eventually produced by Bam himself as an independent video series titled ‘CKY’ series. With the success of these videos, Bam was invited to take part in a show on MTV called “Jackass”.

Bam Margera started to grow in popularity. He soon gained a following among young audience which led to the making of a series of “Jackass” movies. He became a figure to watch and made it into several television shows like “Haggard”, “Bam’s Unholy Union”, and even had a show of his own on MTV titled “Viva La Bam”.

The stuntman has created many independent reality movies. He also runs his own bar, ‘The Note’. In addition to what makes up Bam Margera net worth, the actor and television star is also an author.

He has published a book, titled, “Serious as Dog Dirt”, which details his personal experiences, pictures, and writings. He is a member of the “Team Element”, a professional skateboarding team that is well known in the United States of America and in many other parts of the world.

Bam Margera’s Early Life

Brandon Cole “Bam” Margera was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in the United States, on 28 September 1979 to Phil and April Margera. He has a brother named Jess Margera, and a popular nephew called Vincent Margera.

His grandfather gave him the nickname “Bam” because of his habit of running into walls while younger. Though he wasn’t so interested in going to school, his parents made sure he attended the East High School.

Bam Margera’s Career

Since he was a teenager, he started making videos of himself skating and performing dangerous stunts with his friends. These amateur videos were later compiled into the “CKY” video series. CKY is an abbreviation of “Camp Kill Yourself”.

He independently released a lot of these series. His videos showcased his skateboarding and stunting skills, as well as those of a bunch of his friends, Chris Raab, Rake Yohn, Brandon DiCamillo, Ryan Dunn, and a number of others.

Their videos became very popular, and eventually won him a role in a project of Jeff Tremaine, called “MTV’s Jackass”. Bam and his friend, Ryan Dunn, were made the leads of the cast.

After gaining a reputation for his performance in the show, Bam Margera bagged a life changing role in three movies from 2002 to 2010; “Jackass: The Movie”, “Jackass Number Two”, and “Jackass 3D”. These series of reality movies were an extension of the MTV’s Jackass series.

Following the huge popularity of the show ‘‘Jackass”, Bam’s own MTV series, “Viva La Bam” was created. The spin-off from MTV’s Jackass had all of Bam’s friends and family cast in it, and ran from 2003 to 2005.

In 2003, Margera became a member of the ‘Team Element’, which is a demonstration team for the ‘Element Skateboards’. In the same year, he directed, co-wrote, and acted the movie called “Haggard”.

In the late 2000s he drew more attention when he appeared in one of Gina Lynn’s pornographic films called “The Fantasstic Whores 4”, in which he was featured in a non-sexual role. He was also featured in a sports TV series ‘Nitro Circus’.

To compliment his already discussed ventures, Bam Margera opened a bar cum theatre named ‘The Note’ in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He has published a book, titled, “Serious as Dog Dirt”, which details his personal experiences, pictures, and writings.

Bam is an animated character in several Tony Hawk’s video games, such as: “American Wasteland”, “Proving Ground”, and “Project 8”. He made an appearance in “Loiter Squad” in 2012, and also co-created a television series titled “Bam’s World Domination”.

Bam Margera’s Major Works


  • Jackass: The Movie (2002)
  • Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
  • Grind (2003)
  • Haggard: The Movie (2003)
  • Jackass: Number Two (2006)
  • The Dudesons Movie (2006)
  • Jackass 2.5 (2007)
  • The fantastic whores 4 (2008)
  • Minghags: The Movie (2009)
  • Jackass 3D (2010)
  • Jackass 3.5 (2011)
  • Jackass 4: Bad Grandpa (2014) –

TV Series

  • Jackass (2000 – 2002)
  • Viva La Bam (2003-2006)
  • Punk’d (2005 – 2012)
  • The Dudesons (2006 – 2009)
  • Bam’s Unholy Union (2007)
  • Nitro Circus (2009)

Personal Life & Family

Bam Margera was legally married to Jenn Rivell until their divorce in 2005. It took him less than a year to get married to his next companion, Melissa Rothstein, who divorced him in 2012 due to his alcoholism.

Since October 2013, he has been married to Nicole Boyd. They have a son named Phoenix Wolf Margera who was born on 23 December 2017.

Age & Physical Features

Margera, 43, weighs 73kg and stands at a height of 178cm. He has got blue eyes and dark brown hair color.

Bam Margera Net Worth

Here’s what we know concerning Bam Margera net worth and earnings. Bam is a millionaire celebrity today courtesy of his lucrative profession as a movie star, reality television personality, radio personality and skateboarder which has enabled him to pull in a massive wealth since he took the stage of his career in 1997.

He has amassed his incredible fortune from his successful career as an actor, skateboarder, stunt performer, writer, filmmaker, and musician, which enables him to collect a significant salary at the end of the day.

He also makes extra income from his YouTube and instagram profile by advertisements and endorsements of brands and products. However, the exact figures he earns from all of these are not available at the moment.

Assets, Houses, Cars, Lifestyle

Margera rides around in classy cars, and yes, his huge amount of wealth affords him the kind of lifestyle he lives. His house in Pennsylvania costs $870,000 but sources suggests he owns several other properties. However, this information is yet to be verified from a trustworthy party.

Bam Margera net worth is now $30 million. As of 2019, it was reported that he experienced a major setback which slashed his account balance almost into two, pulling him down to this current state from the $50 million net worth he owned previously.


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