How much is Bam Margera worth? $50 Million
How did Bam Margera earn his money and wealth?
Bam Margera, real name Brandon Cole “Bam” Margera, was born on 28 September 1979 in Pennsylvania, the US to Phil Margera and April Margera. He has a younger brother named Jess Margera. Bam Margera attended the East High School and cites his friendship with Chris Raab for the sole reason of him attending the school. Bam Margera is not only an American professional skateboarder but is also a stunt performer, musician, actor, television personality, and filmmaker. He started shooting videos of himself and his friends skateboarding together since his childhood days. He later converted these videos into independent video series called as ‘CKY’ series, an abbreviation of ‘Camp Kill Yourself.’ His CKY series became a huge hit which gradually earned him a role in the production called ‘MTV’s Jackass. He became one of the main leads of the show.
Later, Bam Margera bagged a role in three hit movies from the year 2002-10: ‘Jackass: The Movie’, ‘Jackass Number Two’ and ‘Jackass 3D.’ All of these three were reality movies and an extension of the MTV’s ‘Jackass’ franchise. He earned a lot of popularity from ‘Jackass’ which helped him run his own MTV series later known as ‘Viva La Bam’ from the year 2003 to 2005. The series was a spinoff from ‘Jackass’ and featured all of Margera’s friends as well as family.
Bam Margera joined as a member ‘Team Element’ in the year 2003, which is the demonstration team for Element Skateboards. The same year, he co-wrote, directed as well as acted in the film, ‘Haggard.’ In the show ‘Team Element’, Margera along with his friends were seen doing several stunts and visited places like Las Vegas, Orleans, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Mexico, Finland, Brazil and other for its shooting. The show also had a special episode titled ‘Viva La Spring Break.’
In the year 2007, Margera starred in a reality movie known as ‘Bam’s Unholy Union’ which showed how he planned on getting married to his fiancée, Melissa Rothstein and also featured other crew members of the CKY. In the late 2000s, Margera starred in pornographic movies made by Gina Lynn known as ‘The fantastic Whores 4.’ The films featured him in a non-sexual role. He later also did a sports TV series known as ‘Nitro Circus.’ In the year 2008, Margera also opened a bar cum theatre known as ‘The Note’ in West Chester. He also published a book, based on his personal pictures and writings, known as ‘Serious as Dog Dirt’ in the year 2009.
Bam Margera has played an animated character in videos games by Tony Hawk such as ‘American Wasteland’, ‘Project 8’, ‘Proving Ground’, and others. He has also co-created a TV series known as ‘Bam’s World Domination.’ In the year 2012, Margera made a special appearance in ‘Loiter Squad.’ The same year, Margera and Rothstein got divorced reportedly after Melissa learned he had girlfriends in West Chester and San Franciso and cheated on her.
What are the highest grossing movies of Bam Margera?
- Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003): $259,180,000
- Jackass: Number Two (2006): $84,620,000
- Jackass: The Movie (2002): $79,490,000
- Jackass 3D (2010): $21,800,000
- Grind (2003): $5,140,000
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