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Bam Margera Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bam Margera Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth September 28, 1979
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Blue

Bam Margera is an American professional skateboarder, stunt performer, filmmaker, musician, and television personality. He is best known for being the main cast member of MTV’s reality comedy shows Jackass, reality series Viva La Bam, and Bam’s Unholy Union, and also appearing in all three Jackass movies, Haggard: The Movie and Minghags: The Movie. Bam has a strong social media fan base as well, with more than 2 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Brandon Cole Margera

Nick Name


Bam Margera as seen in an Instagram post in June 2019
Bam Margera as seen in an Instagram post in June 2019 (Bam Margera / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States


Pocopson Township, Pennsylvania, United States




He attended West Chester East High School.


Skateboarder, Stunt Performer, Actor, Musician, Filmmaker, Television Personality


  • Father – Phil Margera (Reality Television Personality)
  • Mother – April Margera (Reality Television Personality)
  • Siblings – Jess Margera (Younger Brother) (Musician)
  • Others – Vincent Margera (Uncle) (Reality Television Personality)


Bam self manages his career.


Heavy Metal, Alternative Metal, Comedy Rock, Experimental Rock, Hardcore Punk, Comedy Rock, Parody, Rap metal, Rapcore




  • 10/90
  • Filthy Note Records




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bam has dated –

  1. Bianca Garozzo – As per records, Bam is said to have dated a woman named Bianca Garozzo in his younger days.
  2. Lindsay Blowbam – He was romantically involved with a woman named Lindsay Blowbam in the past.
  3. Jennifer Rivell (1998-2005) – In 1998, Bam got into a romantic relationship with a single mother named Jennifer Rivell. They remained engaged for some time but parted ways in 2005.
  4. Maja Ivarsson (2003) – In 2003, Bam was rumored to have hooked up with Swedish musician Maja Ivarsson.
  5. Jessica Simpson (2005) – Bam was rumored to have hooked up with American singer Jessica Simpson in 2005.
  6. Melissa Rothstein (2005-2012) – In May 2005, Bam started dating an American personality and his childhood friend Melissa Rothstein. They dated for a year before getting engaged in 2006. After 4 months of engagement, they tied the knot on February 3, 2007, in downtown Philadelphia. The events of their marriage were shot and were made into MTV’s reality series Bam’s Unholy Union. They, however, parted ways in 2009 and divorced in November 2012.
  7. Tammy Palumbo (2010-2012) – Bam and Tammy Palumbo were in a 2-year on-and-off relationship from 2010 to 2012.
  8. Porcelain Black (2011) – Bam dated American singer Porcelain Black for 2 months starting from September to November 2011.
  9. Nicole Boyd (2009-2021) – Bam started dating Nicole Margera in 2009. The couple dated for a year. They later got married on October 5, 2013. Nicole gave birth to their first child together, a son named Phoenix Wolf, on December 23, 2017. They quietly separated in 2021. Nicole, in February 2023, filed for legal separation from Bam.
  10. Dannii Marie (2023-Present) – Bam started dating Dannii Marie in June 2023. The couple got engaged in October 2023.
Bam Margera as seen with Nicole Margera and their son in July 2019
Bam Margera as seen with Nicole Margera and their son in July 2019 (Bam Margera / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


He has Italian and German ancestry on his father’s side and is of English, Irish, Welsh, and German descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Pierced Nose

Brand Endorsements

Bam has done advertisement work for Right Guard Extreme.

Bam Margera as seen in September 2006
Bam Margera as seen in September 2006 (Matt Rogers / Flikr / CC BY-SA 2.0)



Best Known For

  • Being the main cast member of MTV’s reality comedy shows Jackass, reality series Viva La Bam, and Bam’s Unholy Union
  • Appearing in all 3 Jackass movies, Haggard: The Movie, and Minghags: The Movie

First Album

Bam released his first studio album Gnarkill along with the American comedy rock band Gnarkill in 2002.

First Film

Bam made his theatrical film debut in the reality comedy film Jackass: The Movie as ‘Himself’ in 2002.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance on the reality comedy series Jackass as ‘Himself’ in 2000.

Personal Trainer

According to Bam, he can’t sit stagnant for a long time. He keeps fit by indulging in a number of physical activities such as exercising, skating, working out, doing yoga, hiking, and biking.

Bam Margera Favorite Things

  • Skaters – Boulala, Penny, Maldonado, Keri Getz, Saari, Hoofbite
  • Movies – Good Will Hunting (1997), Mallrats (1995), The Lost Boys (1987), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
  • Band – Cradle of Filth
  • Album – Nymphetamine


Bam Margera as seen in an Instagram picture with Dr. Darren Menditto in June 2019
Bam Margera as seen in an Instagram picture with Dr. Darren Menditto in June 2019 (Bam Margera / Instagram)

Bam Margera Facts

  1. At the age of 3, he had a strange habit of running into walls and things so his grandfather named him Bam Bam. It was later shortened to Bam when he reached the 5th standard.
  2. He has been skateboarding since he was 9 years old.
  3. He is good friends with TV personality Chris Raab and in an interview revealed that the only reason he went to high school was their friendship. So much so that after Chris’s expulsion, he dropped out of school after his junior year but later got his GED.
  4. Bam got a sponsorship from Toy Machine Skateboards in 1997 when he was only 18 and since then he has been sponsored by companies like Element Skateboards, Speed Metal Bearings, Adio Footwear, Electric Sunglasses, Volcom, Landspeed Wheels, Destroyer Trucks, Destructo Trucks, and Fairman’s Skateshop.
  5. He initially started by shooting videos of his friends and himself skateboarding, that later turned into the hit CKY video series.
  6. The CKY series shares its name with Bam’s younger brother Jess Margera’s band and is short for Camp Kill Yourself.
  7. After the CKY series became a hit, it caught the attention of editor Jeff Tremaine who is best known for Big Brother and created a team that went on to become American reality comedy television series Jackass and aired on MTV.
  8. Following the success of Jackass, Bam got his own MTV series, that went on for 5 seasons by the name of Viva La Bam, starting from 2003 to 2005.
  9. In January 2005, he successfully landed The Loop in Phoenix, Arizona and became the 13th known skateboarder and the first street skater to successfully land it.
  10. In September 2008, he opened his own bar/theater called The Note in West Chester, Pennsylvania but serious restrictions were imposed on it by the West Chester Borough Council and the bar was shut down permanently in January 2014.
  11. In June 2010, Bam was attacked with a baseball bat outside The Note. The alleged attacker was Elizabeth Ray, who claimed that Bam called her the n-word which he denied.
  12. In 2017, he retired from professional skateboarding but made a casual comeback on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Element Skateboards.
  13. Bam was featured as an animated character in Tony Hawk‘s video game franchise including Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4, Tony Hawk’s Underground, Tony Hawk’s Underground 2, Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland, Tony Hawk’s Project 8 and Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground.
  14. He also lent his voice to a character in Scarface: The World Is Yours video game.
  15. In an interview, he revealed that he had his first drink when he was 21 years old and it was because an ex-girlfriend cheated on him.
  16. Bam is the owner of his own production house called Bam Margera Productions and a record label by the name Filthy Note Records.
  17. He is a huge fan of metal band Cradle of Filth’s album Nymphetamine so much so that he has the title tattooed on his arm.
  18. Bam has been a recovering alcoholic ever since his 20s and has checked into rehab for getting rid of his addiction. In an interview, he revealed that he realized that he drank whenever he was bored after bone spurs forced him to put his skateboarding career on hold.
  19. As per an interview with People magazine in 2016, he revealed that because of his health issues, including anxiety and eating disorders, he had to relearn skating after 5 years, and was also left overweight.
  20. In August 2021, he filed a lawsuit against Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, and Paramount after being excluded from Jackass Forever. He claimed that he was wrongfully terminated from the 4th installment of the “Jackass” film franchise.
  21. In December 2022, Bam was hospitalized after being diagnosed with pneumonia. During that time, he had also tested positive for COVID-19 and was later put on a ventilator. Fortunately, Bam made a full recovery after the incident.
  22. In March 2023, Bam was arrested for “public intoxication” at a restaurant in Burbank, California, after he allegedly got into an argument with a woman at the location.
  23. In April 2023, it was revealed that Pennsylvania State Police had issued an arrest warrant for Bam after he was wanted for his involvement in a physical confrontation with a victim who had reportedly suffered minor injuries. Later that month, it was reported that the victim was his brother, Jess. On April 27, 2023, Bam surrendered himself to the police.

Featured Image by Bam Margera / Instagram

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