|Rob Dyrdek Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||June 28, 1974|
|Spouse||Bryiana Noelle Flores|
Rob Dyrdek is an American entrepreneur, actor, producer, reality TV personality, and former professional skateboarder who is widely regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time. He has co-founded the independent skateboarding company Alien Workshop (AWS) and the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) enterprise, the latter growing into an international league that has offered the highest overall prize purse in the history of the sport. In the latter part of his career, he has dabbled in the entertainment industry and has starred/hosted the reality TV shows Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and Ridiculousness. He has also conceptualized and created an animated TV series called Wild Grinders, lending his voice to the starring character of Lil Rob.
Robert Stanley Dyrdek
Kettering, Ohio, United States
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Rob, at the age of 16, had decided to forgo his senior year of high school to pursue a career as a professional skateboarder.
Entrepreneur, Actor, Producer, Reality TV Personality, Professional Skateboarder (Retired)
- Father – Gene Dyrdek
- Mother – Patty Dyrdek
- Siblings – Denise Dyrdek (Sister)
- Others – Stanley Dyrdek (Paternal Grandfather), Louise Kolodziej (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Edgar Hackenberg (Maternal Grandfather), Mildred Cleary (Maternal Grandmother), Christopher ‘Drama’ Pfaff (Cousin), Scott ‘Big Cat’ Pfaff (Cousin)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Rob has dated –
- Erika Schaefer (2010)
- Bryiana Noelle Flores (2013-Present) – Rob had started dating Filipino–American model Bryiana Noelle Flores, 17 years younger than him, in 2013. He had proposed to her in Disneyland and the couple got engaged in April 2015. They got married on September 19, 2015, in a ceremony in California, and have 2 children together – a daughter named Nala Ryan Dyrdek (b. December 29, 2017) and a son named Kodah Dash Dyrdek (b. September 9, 2016).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Polish descent on his father’s side and English, Irish, German, and Dutch descent on his mother’s side.
- Toned physique
- Short-cropped hair
- Clean-shaven look
Rob has been sponsored by –
- DC Shoes
- Silver Trucks
- EA Skate
- Monster Energy
Rob Dyrdek Facts
- He used to participate in various sports as a child and had started skateboarding at the age of 11 after receiving his first skateboard from professional skateboarder Neil Blender. His skateboarding career had kicked off a year later after he was sponsored by the company that Neil was a team member of.
- He was the first professional skateboarder to have built a private indoor skate park. The park, named TF (Training Facility), had become operational in San Diego in 1998.
- In an episode of Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, he had jockeyed a racehorse for a friend. This experience had encouraged him to become a racehorse owner and he had bred/owned up to 13 horses at a time. His horses have raced in several prestigious competitions including the Breeder’s Cup.
- He owns 2 bulldogs named Meaty and Beefy, and a Pomeranian dog named Gretchen Weiner.
- He had become an ordained minister, through the Universal Life Church, to officiate his sister Denise’s wedding in December 2011.
Featured Image by Rob Dyrdek / Instagram