Bam Margera Bio, Age, Net Worth, Family, Education, Married, Wife, Movies and TV Shows

Bam Margera Biography

Bam Margera is an American reality television and film star, as well as a professional skateboarder, radio personality, and MTV personality. In the early 2000s, he rose to prominence as one of the stars of the MTV reality stunt shows Jackass and its subsequent sequels.


Bam Margera Age

Margera was born Brandon Cole Margera on 28 September 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He is 43 years old as of September 2022.

Bam Margera Family- Education

Margera, the son of April and Phil Margera, was born on September 28, 1979. He is Jess Margera’s younger brother and Vincent “Don Vito” Margera’s nephew. At the age of three, his grandfather nicknamed him “Bam Bam” after noticing his habit of purposefully running into walls; over time, that nickname was shortened to “Bam” by his schoolmates. After his junior year, Margera dropped out of West Chester East High School, but was homeschooled by his mother and received his GED.

Bam Margera Married- Wife

Margera was engaged to Jenn Rivell and appeared in many episodes of ‘Viva La Bam’ with him. Their relationship ended in 2005, and a year later, Margera made headlines for filing a ‘Protection From Abuse’ petition after Rivell broke into his home. Margera married Melissa ‘Missy’ Rothstein, a childhood friend of his, in 2006. The couple appeared on ‘Bam’s Unholy Union,’ a reality show that documented their wedding planning and execution. The couple divorced in 2012 after Margera was admitted to the hospital after becoming ill after a four-day alcohol binge. They divorced because Missy found out about his girlfriends in San Francisco and West Chester.

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Bam Margera Career

Margera began filming amateur videos of himself and his friends skateboarding together, having fun and performing dangerous stunts. These videos were later incorporated into the CKY video series. He self-released many of these CKY series. CKY stands for ‘Camp Kill Yourself’ in abbreviated form. These videos featured him as well as a number of his friends, including Ryan Dunn, Brandon DiCamillo, Rake Yohn, Chris Raab, and others. His CKY video series became very popular, and he eventually landed a role in MTV’s Jackass, a production directed by Jeff Tremaine, the famous editor from Big Brother. Margera and Ryan Dunn were cast as the main leads. Margera then appeared in three ‘Jackass films between 2002 and 2010: ‘Jackass: The Movie,’ ‘Jackass: The Series,’ and ‘Jackass: The Series,’

Following the success of ‘Jackass,’ Margera was given his own MTV series, ‘Viva La Bam,’ which ran from 2003 to 2005. It was a spin-off of MTV’s Jackass and starred all of Margera’s friends and family. Margera joined ‘Team Element,’ the demonstration team for ‘Element Skateboards,’ in 2003. The same year, he co-wrote, acted in, and directed the film ‘Haggard.’ The show kept its original theme and showed Margera and his friends performing various stunts while filming in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico, Brazil, Amsterdam, Finland, and other locations. ‘Viva La Spring Break’ was a special episode.

Margera was filmed for a reality show called ‘Bam’s Unholy Union’ when he was about to marry his fiancée Melissa Rothstein in 2007. It showed him and his fiancée planning their wedding, along with the rest of the CKY crew.
Margera appeared in a non-sexual role in one of Gina Lynn’s pornographic films called ‘The Fantasstic Whores 4’ in the late 2000s. He also appeared in ‘Nitro Circus,’ a sports television series. he opened ‘The Note,’ a bar/theatre in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He also published a book called ‘Serious as Dog Dirt,’ which contains his private writings and photographs.

Bam Margera Net Worth

Bam has an estimated net worth of 55 million dollars as of 2023.

Bam Margera Movies and TV Shows


  • 2022 Jackass Forever
  • 2022 Humanity Stoked
  • 2021 This Is GWAR
  • 2017 Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine
  • 2011 Jackass 3.5
  • 2010 Jackass 3D
  • 2009 Minghags: The Movie
  • 2008 The Fantasstic Whores 4
  • 2007 Jackass 2.5
  • 2006 Jackass Number Two
  • 2005 The Dudesons Movie
  • 2003 Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
  • 2003 Grind
  • 2003 Haggard: The Movie
  • 2002 Jackass: The Movie
  • 2000 7-Teen Sips


  • 2019 Dr. Phil
  • 2018 King of the Road
  • 2017 Epicly Later’d: Bam Margera
  • 2016 Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
  • 2014 Access Hollywood
  • 2014 Bam’s Bad Ass Game Show
  • 2014 CKY: The Greatest Hits
  • 2013 Ridiculousness
  • 2012–2013 Loiter Squad
  • 2011 Attack of the Show!
  • 2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn
  • 2010 The Dudesons in America
  • 2010 Bam’s World Domination
  • 2010 2010 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 2010 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards
  • 2009 Steve-O: Demise and Rise
  • 2009 Nitro Circus
  • 2008 24 Hour Takeover
  • 2008 Bamimation
  • 2007 Bam’s Unholy Union
  • 2006–2009 The Dudesons
  • 2006 2006 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 2005–2012 Pink
  • 2005 2005 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 2005 WWE Raw
  • 2003–2006 Viva La Bam
  • 2003 Jackass Winterjam
  • 2003 2003 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 2002–2005 MTV Cribs
  • 2002 Jackass Backyard BBQ
  • 2002 2002 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 2000–2001 Jackass