Bam Margera is an American professional skate border and stunt performer. He is also a musician, filmmaker, and TV personality. He rose to fame after appearing as the main cast of MTV’s Jackass.

Early Life and Education:

He was born on September 28, 1979, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. His father’s name was Phil Margera and his mother’s name was April Cole. He is the younger brother of American musician Jess Margera and nephew of American TV personality Vincent Margera. His grandfather used to call him “Bam Bam” when he was three as he would purposely run into walls and over time his school friends named him “Bam”.

Regarding his academics, he attended West Chester High School. However, he dropped out his junior year as he had no interest in studying and did not graduate. The sole reason for his purpose of going to school was his friend Chris Rabb. Eventually, he got his GED later.

Bam Margera’s Professional Career:

Margera began his career as a skate border. During 1997 and 1998, he was sponsored by Toy Machine Skateboards and was a member of “Team Element”. In 2003, he appeared in the film Grind, which shows four men following a professional skate border from Chicago to California. He was later given his own series Jackass from 2003 to 2005 which became his breakthrough.

Later, he also created the show’s spin-off Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union. He also had a popular role in the pornographic movie The Fantastic Whores 4 in 2008. His movie Jackass 3D in October 2010 broke the box office record and at the same time, he appeared on Bam’s World Domination along with skate border Tim O’Connor. In March 2016, he along with his mother appeared on the VH1‘s reality TV show Family Therapy with Dr. Jean to address his self-destructive behavior.

As of 2016, he was no longer on the Element Team. During his early days, he was sponsored by different brands like Adio Footwear, Volcom, Destroyer Truck, Electric Sunglasses, etc. As of 2017, he retired from professional skateboarding. He has written, starred, and produced three independent movies. In December 2008, he released a Christmas-themed movie, Bam Margera Presents: Where the#$&% Is Santa. It is about him and his friends going to Artic Circle on a quest to find Santa Claus.

Bam Margera’s Personal Life:

Talking about his personal life, Bam is married twice. He was first married to his childhood friend Melissa Rothstein. They announced their engagement in 2006 and tied their knots on February 3, 2007, in Philadelphia. They spent their honeymoon in Dubai. Unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last long. In 2010, they were living in separate cities. They finally divorced in 2012.

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Bam Margera with his wife Nicole Boyd, Source: People.com

On October 5, 2013, he married Nicole Boyd, in Iceland. They announced their pregnancy on June 19, 2017, and gave birth to their first son. The couple is living a blissful life together.

Bam Margera’s Net Worth:

The famous actor, stunt man, and former professional skater, Bam Margera has an estimated net worth of $20 Million as per the celebrity net worth. A significant part of his pay is made from his entertainment career. However, his annual salary is not yet officially known but, from his decade-long success, it can be easily predicted to be in six figures.

Margera lives a luxurious life in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He bought five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a 4,200 square feet house in 2004 for $1.2 Million. His house has also been featured in several f his TV shows.