Brandon Cole Margera popularly known as Bam Margera is an American skateboarder, stunt performer, and filmmaker. He is best known for being one of the stars on the MTV show ‘Jackass’. As of 2021, Bam Margera’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
|Full Name||Brandon Cole Margera|
|Date of Birth||September 28, 1979|
|Age||41 years old|
|Born Place||West Chester, Pennsylvania|
|Relationship Status||Divorecd/Re-Married to Nicole Boyd|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
Margera was born on September 28, 1979, in West Chester, Pennsylvania to parents April and Phil Margera. He received his nickname “Bam Bam” at the age of three by his grandfather after noticing his behavior of running into walls. He went to West Chester High School but dropped out after finishing his junior year.
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Bam Margera’s Career, Rise to Fame, & Net Worth
Bam is known to many for dominating the scene on MTV. Prior to that, he was a skateboard player. During his peak time, he was one of the best skate boarders in the world. He was even sponsored by Toy Machine Skateboards, Adio Footwear, Volcom, Landsped Wheels, Destroyer Trucks and many others. Bam retired from professional skateboarding in 2017.
Margara came to prominence in 2000 and was one of the dominant television stars that time. He was one of the stars of the MTV reality stunt show ‘Jackass’.
When Jackass took off, Bam reached a new level of celebrity. MTV suddenly had a massive hit show on their hands, and the young Margera was far more marketable than some of the group’s other members. Not only that, but it also helped him advance in his career as a professional skater.
This was only the beginning of Bam’s rise to prominence in the public eye, and once there, he began to amass vast sums of money. Few people, however, could have predicted how much money he would make while still a well-known face in the industry. After the success of the show, he went on to appear in ‘Jackass: The Movie’, ‘Jackass Number Two’, ‘Jackass 3D’, and ‘Jackass 3.5.
BAM Margera’s Net Worth, Income, Salary, and Money from Jackass
First and foremost, Bam was making money for MTV. Bam not only appeared on Jackass, but he also had his own show, Viva La Bam. According to IMDb, the series would have 5 seasons and 40 episodes. In an interview with Nine Club, Bam revealed that the show has a weekly budget of $300,000! While he did not reveal his salary, we can only speculate on how much he was able to take home during this time but we can be sure that his income from this must’ve been very high… because… well read on.
Bam Margera’s Jackass: The Movie Made Over $64 Million
Jackass was a popular MTV show that aired for three seasons. Following its demise, Bam appeared in the 2002 theatrical release Jackass: The Movie, which grossed over $64 million in the United States. It’s currently undisclosed as to how much BAM Margera got out of the $64 Million. We can be sure that Bam Margera got a taste of that, adding to his overall net worth. Later on, BAM Margera went on to film the 2006 sequel for a whopping $84.6 million.
Bam would also appear in several Jackass films, as well as on MTV’s short-lived Unholy Union series.
He was not only making money from Jackass but wound up getting his own series called ‘Viva La Bam’. He has also worked as a executive producer, writer, and director for some of the films like ‘Haggard: The Movie’, ‘Minghags: The Movie’, and ‘Bam Margera Presents..’.
In addition to that, Bam as an actor has appeared on other several movies and TV shows including ‘Nitro Circus’, ‘King of the Road’, ‘Bam’s World Domination’, and ‘Dumb: The Story of Big Brother magazine’.
Bam Margera Personal Life
Margera was engaged to Jenn Rivell, who appeared in many of his early projects, but their seven-year marriage ended in 2005. In 2006, he proposed to childhood friend Melissa “Missy” Rothstein, and their wedding preparations and ceremony were filmed for the MTV show “Bam’s Unholy Union.” In November of 2012, they divorced.
Margera married Nicole Boyd on October 5, 2013, in Iceland, and they have one son, born in December 2017.
Bam Margera Net Worth: $20 Million
As of 2021, Bam Margera’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. According to some sources, Bam’s personal fortune during his peak time was a massive $50 million. He was making a lot of money from his skateboarding sponsorships. His partnership with Element got him a huge load of cash. Bam also made a huge amount of money by appearing on MTV’s Jackass series.
Images via Bam Margera @bam__margera