Rob Dyrdek is a famous American reality TV personality, actor, producer, former professional skateboarder, as well as an entrepreneur. He is most notable for his appearances on TV shows such as Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness.
Rob is the creator of the popular animated series titled Wild Grinders wherein he voiced one of the main characters, Lil Rob. Also, this bloke is regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time. Read on as we take you through his biography, family, net worth, and other facts…
Rob Dyrdek Biography (Age)
The amazing skateboarder was born as Rob Stanley Dyrdek in Kettering City of Ohio, United States on the 28th day of June and in the year 1974. He developed an interest in skateboarding at an early age of eleven and subsequently, he received his first skateboard from the American pro-skateboarder known as Neil Blender.
Almost nothing is known about Rob’s childhood experiences and educational background. However, it is known that he is of white ethnic origin and a citizen of the United States of America.
When Rob Dyrdek was twelve years old, he signed a sponsorship deal with the same company that sponsored Blender. After a few years, the duo had to leave the company in order to form theirs which they called Alien Workshop. At sixteen, Rob dropped out of high school and relocated to California to focus on his skateboarding career.
Upon his arrival in California, the star began riding for Droors Clothing which later transformed into DC Shoes. The company continued sponsoring Dyrdek until his retirement in 2016. He also got sponsorship deals from other notable brands including Silver Trucks, Monster Energy, and EA Skate.
Throughout his skating career, Rob Dyrdek set 21 different Guinness World Records. For instance, he pulled off the highest skateboarder ramp jump of 10 feet 8 inches into the water in 2007, the longest board slide from 100 feet 5.75 inches, and the farthest reverse ramp jump by a car (89 feet 3.25 inches) in the same year.
In addition to his skateboarding career, Dyrdek is also a media personality as well as an actor. He made his first television appearance on the MTV series titled Rob & Big from 2006 to 2008. The following year, he started Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory alongside his cousin Pfaff. The show ran from 2009 until 2014. He made his first film appearance in 2009 when he starred in the movie titled Street Dreams. In 2010, he began another reality television show titled Ridiculousness on MTV. The show features Chanel West Coast and Sterling Brim. Dyrdek also made a guest appearance alongside Justin Bieber on the television show titled Punk’d in 2012, among others.
His Net Worth
The former skateboarder was able to set up to twenty-one Guinness World Records during his career and after his retirement, he formed his own Street League Skateboarding competition and other business ventures.
He is a currently living a lavish lifestyle as his net worth is pegged at $50 million. Rob earned his wealth from skateboarding, his television career, and other business ventures. He has also partnered with famous companies including NASCAR and Rogue Status.
Dyrdek’s Wife and Kids
Dyrdek has been successful since the inception of his career and has won the heart of many ladies. He finally fell into the arms of an American model and entrepreneur named Bryiana Noelle Flores. The duo met in 2013 and after two years of a successful relationship, they walked down the aisle in September 2016.
The gorgeous couple soon welcomed their first bundle of joy, a son they named Kodah Dyrdek. In June 2017, the couple announced that they are expecting their second child. The baby arrived in December that same year and they named her Nala Ryan Dyrdek. The amazing couple has been enjoying a wonderful married life, they currently reside in Hollywood, California.
Height – How Tall Is He?
The reality television star and former skateboarder is a very tall and handsome man with a remarkable personality. He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) and has a body weight of 61 kg which is 134 pounds.
His hair is light brown in color while he has light brown eyes. Rob’s chest-waist-biceps measurements are currently not available.