Bam Margera Poster


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Overview (4)

Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameBrandon Cole Margera
Nickname Bam Bam
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Brandon Cole Margera, better known as Bam Margera, was born on September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, to April Margera (née Cole) and Phil Margera. He was given the name Bam at age three, by his grandfather, after his habit of running into walls. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), German, English, and Welsh descent.

In high school, he'd often appear in articles in Jeff Tremaine's Big Brother magazine and made CKY videos with his older brother Jess and his friends Chris Raab, Ryan Dunn, and Brandon DiCamillo. He only attended high school because Chris Raab went. Bam dropped out of high school after Chris Raab got suspended for smearing feces on lockers, but his parents persuaded him to get his GED which he got.

In 2000, Jeff Tremaine made a deal with MTV to make a show called Jackass and Bam got a spot on the show. Even though Jackass lasted two years, Margera would go on to star in the Jackass movies and even have his own reality television series, Viva La Bam featuring his family and CKY members including Jackass star and close friend Ryan Dunn.

Over the years, he starred in other Jackass films and other skateboarding projects. In 2011, he lost his best friend Ryan Dunn from a drunk-driving accident.

He now has his own game show, Bam's Badass Gameshow.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cameron Cox

Spouse (2)

Nicole Boyd (5 October 2013 - present)
Missy Rothstein (3 February 2007 - 1 November 2012) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Constantly torments his parents, Phil and April, in Jackass stunts
His ice blue eyes.

Trivia (47)

Family: mom April, dad Phil, and brother Jess.
Has been skateboarding since 1988.
Younger brother of Jess Margera.
His brother, Jess Margera, plays drums in the band Camp Kill Yourself (CKY), whose music has appeared in numerous skate videos.
Used the money he made from Jackass (2000) to make Haggard (2003)
His father is of Italian and German descent, and his mother has English, Irish, Welsh, and German ancestry.
Became engaged to longtime girlfriend Jennifer Rivell on June 5, 2003, her 30th birthday
Nephew of Vincent Margera.
Has broken up with longtime girlfriend/fiancée Jennifer Rivell [April 2005]
Has his own production company called "Bam Margera Productions"
He landed the loop in Phoenix, Arizona and became the 13th known skater to land it, and was the first street skater to successfully land it.
Sponsors include Element Skateboards, Spitfire Wheels, Adio Footwear, Electric Visual, and Fairman's skate shop.
Uses the heartagram symbol of the Finnish rock band, HIM, as the symbol for himself.
His sponsors are Element, Adio, Volcom, Diakka, Elestric, Spitfire, Destroyer, Jone's Soda, Cky.
Dropped out of high school in 11th grade, but later got his GED.
His favorite skaters are Boulala, Penny, Maldonado, Keri Getz, Saari, and Hoofbite
His favorite movies are Good Will Hunting (1997), Mallrats (1995), The Lost Boys (1987), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993).
He got his nickname Bam from his grandfather because he ran into walls quite often.
Was arrested for unlawful possession of a dangerous weapon, after trying to pass through a security check-point at LAX airport in Los Angeles with brass knuckles. He was released the next morning after Johnny Knoxville posted a $20,000 bond. [March 2006]
Is currently engaged to Missy Rothstein. He proposed to her in the King of Prussia Shopping Mall. [2006]
As a professional skater in the January of 2005, Margera successfully landed The Loop in Phoenix, Arizona. He became the 13th known skater to land it, and was the first street skater to successfully land it.
Bam entered the famous Gumball 3000 rally in 2006 with Ryan Dunn, Mike Vallely, and Tony Hawk.
Plays the keyboard in a band started by Bam and 'Brandon DiCamillo' called Gnarkill. Gnarkill consists Bam and Dico, Jess Margera, Rich Vose, and Matt Cole.
Bam starred in the Bloodhound Gang's music video to "Foxtrot, Uniform, Charlie, Kilo." He was driving a banana shaped car.
He cites Chris Raab as his only reason for attending high school, and dropped out after Raab got expelled for smearing feces on a locker (as told in Landspeed: CKY (1999)).
He is seen on the intro of The Dudesons.
Has a weekly Sirius Satellite Radio show called Radio Bam on Faction 28. Hosts it from his home most of the time and airs Monday nights at 7 est.
In the DVD commentary for Jackass: The Box Set, Margera said that Element Skateboards pays him two million dollars a year to wear their clothing.
Is known for his fear of snakes. During a prank war on Viva la Bam (2003), Johnny Knoxville tackled Bam and trapped him while Ryan Dunn put a snake on him. Also, in the Jackass Number Two (2006) movie, the cast members tricked Bam by trapping him in a truck with a devenomized cobra. He cries of fear during this scene.
Margera owns his own record label; Filthy Note Records. He has signed Swedish hard rock band Vains of Jenna to it and has produced their first video "No One's Gonna Do It For You".
Most episodes of Bam's show had shown him to own both a red 2003 Hummer H2 and a purple Lamborghini Gallardo as well as a Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG with a heartagram on the front instead of the Mercedes-Benz logo. In Season Five, however, showed the H2 being dropped off a cliff by Vincent Margera as revenge for constant torment. The Lamborghini has been modified with help from friend Billy Idol to include a sunroof (a rough rectangle crudely cut with a reciprocating saw). Bam bragged that his was the only vehicle of its kind with a sunroof. Since the end of filming on Viva la Bam (2003), Bam has replaced the red H2 with a blue H2. Bam recently purchased a light blue Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster.
Attended Tony Hawk's wedding to Lhotse Merriam in Tavarua, Fiji. [January 2006]
Among the guests at his wedding to Missy Rothstein were Ryan Dunn, Tony Hawk, Jess Margera, Brandon DiCamillo, Jason 'Wee Man' Acuña, Katherine von Drachenberg and Jeff Tremaine. Iggy Pop and The Stooges also performed at his wedding.
Was best friends with Ryan Dunn.
He is friends with Cradle of Filth vocalist, Dani Filth.
His favorite Cradle of Filth album is "Nymphetamine". He also has the title tattooed on his arm.
Bam Margera, Brandon Novak and Nicole Boyd are in the band "F*ckface Unstoppable".
Filming "Dream Seller", a movie about longtime friend and fellow skater, Brandon Novak. [2006]
Recording for voice-over as himself in Tony Hawk's Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (2004), (PS2). [2004]
Making a film called "The Dream Seller" (The Dream Seller is a nickname for long-time friend and fellow skater Brandon Novak), set to come out in June 2006. [2005]
Engaged to Jennifer Rivell. [July 2003]
Broken engagement to Jennifer Rivell. [April 2005]
Starring in his own reality show on MTV, Viva la Bam (2003), along with Ryan Dunn, 'Raab Himself' and many others. [November 2003]
Doing Motion Capture sessions with Neversoft for upcoming video game, Tony Hawk's Project 8 (2006). [October 2006]
He along with Dave England and Ehren McGhehey never went to Japan with the rest of the Jackass crew during filming of "Jackass The Movie".

Personal Quotes (1)

I'm Bam Margera. And I feel like kicking my dad's ass, all day today.

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