Bam Margera Biography
Bam Margera is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker, musician, and television personality. He came to prominence after appearing as a main cast member on MTV’s Jackass.
Margera has also appeared on MTV’s Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union. All three Jackass movies, and Haggard: The Movie and Minghags: The Movie. He co-wrote and directed both movies.
Bam Margera Age – Bam Margera Full Name | Bam Margera Real Name
Margera was born On September 28, 1979, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1979-09-28]
Bam Margera Death | Bam Margera Hulk Hogan
On 29th May 2018, Hulk Hogan had tweeted a picture of himself with his arm around Bam. Captioning it: “Damn Bam I wish you were still with us. I sure would love to hang out again my brother love u miss u HH.” Shortly after, he deleted the tweet and issued an apology explaining that he’d confused Bam with the late Ryan Dunn.
Bam Margera Dad | Bam Margera Family
He was born to April Margera and Phil Margera. He has an elder brother Jess Margera who is a musician. And best known as the drummer of West Chester-based heavy metal band CKY. And nephew of Vincent Margera. Both of his parents are television personalities.
Bam Margera Dad Died | Bam Margera Father Died
Is Bam Margera’s dad still alive?
Bam’s father Phil Margera is still alive. Phil is also very concerned about his situation and they are hoping that their son gets the help he needs.
Bam Margera Don Vito | Vito Bam Margera
Bam is the nephew of late television personality Vincent Roy Margera aka Don Vito. The duo has appeared together in Viva La Bam, Jackass, Haggard and the CKY videos.
Bam Margera Wife
Margera married Nicole Boyd in Reykjavík, Iceland on October 5, 2013, and have a son together.
Bam Margera and Missy
Bam became engaged to childhood friend Melissa “Missy” Rothstein in 2006. The couple’s wedding in downtown Philadelphia had about 350 friends and family in attendance. The MTV series Bam’s Unholy Union chronicled the events leading up to the wedding.
If something doesn’t get broken then that’s not right'” was the statement made by Bam. In July 2009, Missy called 911 and paramedics along with state troopers took Bam to the hospital after a four-day alcohol binge.
He was initially engaged to Jenn Rivell, a divorced single mother. Jenn played a prominent part in several of his projects and the couple appeared to be cohabiting in various episodes of Viva La Bam. They ended their seven-year relationship in 2005. In November 2006, Bam filed for “Protection From Abuse” from Rivell after she allegedly broke into his house.
Bam Margera Baby
On June 19, 2017, Bam announced that his wife Nicole was pregnant with the couple’s first child. On September 7, 2017, it was announced that the child, a boy, would be named Phoenix Wolf. Bam’s son was born on December 23, 2017.
CKY Bam Margera
Bam began shooting videos of himself and his friends skateboarding and doing stunts, which finally turned into the CKY video series. He then independently released CKY. CKY2K, and CKY3. CKY4 have also been released. CKY stands for “Camp Kill Yourself”, which is a name shared with his brother Jess Margera’s band, CKY.
The band named themselves CKY as a tribute to the film Sleep away Camp. The early videos feature many of Margera’s friends, who include Ryan Dunn, Brandon DiCamillo, Rake Yohn, Chris Raab, Brandon Novak and others who form a loose collective known as the CKY Crew. The history and also the relationship between the video and band projects is heavily interlinked.
Bam Margera Jackass
Following the CKY success, Jeff Tremaine a former Big Brother editor noticed Bam’s videos and drafted him into the team which would eventually become MTV’s Jackass. Bam and Ryan Dunn became mainstays of the cast while the other CKY crew members played supporting roles to various degrees.
Bam went on to appear in Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 3D and Jackass 3.5. The first Jackass movie featured several skits filmed in and around West Chester, which were CKY style pieces. However, the second movie removed similar scenes after Bam’s uncle, Vincent Margera, was arrested on suspicion of inappropriately touching two minors.
Bam Margera Viva La Bam
After Jackass, Bam was given his own MTV series titled Viva La Bam. The show ran for five seasons between 2003–2005. It followed Margera and his crew as they performed various stunts and missions.
The filming of the movie primarily took place in West Chester, Pennsylvania. However, it also included visits to New Orleans, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Brazil, Finland, Mexico, Amsterdam, and Transylvania.
In addition to the regular series, special episodes have included “Viva La Spring Break” and a “lost” episode included on the Viva La Bands CD.
In 2007, Bam became engaged to Melissa Rothstein and they filmed their wedding for Bam’s Unholy Union as a follow-up to Viva la Bam. The show follows Margera, Melissa, and their friends in the lead-up to the wedding.
Also in 2008, he had a “prominent, non-sex role in” a pornographic film by Gina Lynn called The Fantastic Whores 4 with Brandon Novak. He appeared on Nitro Circus in 2009.
Bam Margera Skate
During 1997 and 1998 at the beginning of his career, Bam was sponsored by Toy Machine Skateboards. He was a member of Team Element, the demonstration team for Element Skateboards from 2001. As of 2016, he was no longer on the team.
Margera was also at various times sponsored by Speed Metal Bearings, Adio Footwear, Electric Sunglasses, Volcom, Land speed Wheels, Destroyer Trucks, Destructo Trucks, and Fairman’s Skateshop.
In 2017, Margera was without any major sponsorships and has effectively retired from skateboarding professionally.
He did return to skating casually, however, which resulted in a renewed partnership with Element Skateboards to celebrate the brand’s twenty-fifth anniversary by re-releasing a series of ten of his most memorable deck designs.
Between September 6, 2017, and November 8, 2017, the boards were released on a weekly basis. Every deck is signed by Bam and limited to fifty units.
Bam Margera Documentary
Bam announced that he had been working on an autobiographical documentary film in January 2015, which he hoped to premiere in the near future. The first trailer for the film, titled I Need Time To Stay Useless, was released to YouTube and other media outlets on April 9, 2015.
The film deals primarily with Bam’s life after the death of his close friend and co-star, Ryan Dunn, who died in a car crash in 2011.
According to Bam, the film has been three years in the making and will give viewers a glimpse into his childhood, career and rise to fame, while focusing mainly on his recovery from the death of Dunn.
Musician Brent Hinds of the band Mastodon will play Ryan in what has been described as “dramatic fantasy interludes” that ties the film together while also re-enacting what Margera considers his “darkest moments” after Ryan’s death.
Bam Margera Music
In 2005, Bam started a music label, Filthy Note Records. He has directed music videos for Clutch, Turbonegro, Viking Skull, Vains of Jenna and several for CKY.
Margera also directed seven music videos, “Buried Alive By Love”, “The Sacrament”, “And Love Said No”, and “Solitary Man”, for the Finnish band HIM, and three for The 69 Eyes, “Lost Boys”, “Dead Girls are Easy” and “Dead N Gone”.
Bam also plays the keyboard in a novelty band called Gnarkill along with with his friends Brandon DiCamillo, Jess Margera, Rich Vose, and Matt Cole.
Bam Margera Band
Bam’s band, Fuckface Unstoppable, was written about in 2013 on the Buddyhead website and the article questions the seriousness of the band (“a joke band(?)”). The band featured Bam, his brother, his girlfriend and Brandon Novak.
Chad Ginsburg, from CKY, was the band’s guitarist before quitting. It released their debut album titled FFU on May 27, 2014, through Artery Records. A bonus track and a deluxe edition of the album featuring 5 live performances at Zombie Hut was released on August 28, 2015, through Casual Madness.
The Evesdroppers, a new band featuring Bam, Jess, Nikki, Mike Nappi, and Chad I Ginsburg, released a self-titled album through Casual Madness on September 28, 2016.
Bam Margera Now
As of 2019, Margera is in the rehab after his struggle with alcoholism.
Bam Margera Net Worth
Through his career as an actor, producer, and stunt man, Margera has amassed a big amount of wealth. His net worth is estimated to be $30 million.
Bam Margera Song
- With CKY
Volume 2 (1999)
- With Gnarkill
Gnarkill (2002)GnarKill vs. Unkle Matt and the ShitBirdz (2006)
- With Fuckface Unstoppable
Fuckface Unstoppable (2014)
- With The Evesdroppers
The Evesdroppers (2016
Bam Margera House | Bam Margera Castle
Margera owns two houses in the West Chester, Pennsylvania area, his present residence and his former home, known as Castle Bam. Castle Bam is a large house in Pocopson Township, Pennsylvania that was also often featured on Viva La Bam.
Castle Bam has a gothic theme, a skate park in the driveway, and is situated on 14 acres (57,000 m2) of land. In January 2007, he built a ramp in the backyard which caused trouble with the township. In 2018, his mother April began renovating the home in order for it to be used for short-term rentals via Airbnb.
Bam has made it known that the home will not look the way it did on Viva La Bam. Rentals of the home were expected to be made available in 2018.
Bam Margera Friends
Margera’s friends include Brandon DiCamillo, Rake Yohn, Chris Raab, Brandon Novak and the late Ryann Dunn who was a very good friend of Bam.
Bam Margera Novak
Brandon is a prominent member of the CKY crew making appearances in the CKY videos, Bam’s film Haggard, Viva La Bam, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 3D, and Bam’s Unholy Union. He is a professional skateboarder, actor and a friend of Bam.