How many skateboarders have been as influential as Rob Dyrdek? Not many, right? A man of extraordinary and many talents, Rob is a professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, television celebrity and producer. Rob got famous with reality shows like ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’ (and who doesn’t know about it?) and ‘Rob & Big.’ Another reality show featuring Rob that we all loved watching was ‘Ridiculousness.’ Want to know what the journey of the most influential skateboarder of all time has been like? Let us take a quick trip of his life and let us also shed some light on the current net worth of Rob Dyrdek in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Rob Dyrdek was born on 28th June 1974 in Kettering, Ohio. His parents were Gene Dyrdek and Patty Dyrdek. Rob took a liking to skating in his early life. He started to skate at the young age of eleven when he received a skateboard from the famous skateboarder Neil Blender. Rob has been quoted saying that he was so interested in skateboarding that he thought about it all the time and practiced it until he was asked to stop and get back.
Rob Dyrdek has a very closely connected personal life. He has a younger sister who is called Denise. He also has dogs- they are called Meaty, Beefy, and Gretchen. All of us are also familiar with the rest of his family, especially his brood of cousins, thanks to his reality shows.
Rob performed his sister’s wedding in the year 2011 which was also broadcasted in an episode of his show ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory.’ Do you know he proposed to his girlfriend, Bryiana Noelle Flores at Disneyland? He married her later. The couple welcomed a child in the year 2016.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Rob Dyrdek began his amazing skateboarding career at the tender age of twelve. He established Alien Workshop some years later with Blender and eventually acquired it fully. His skateboarding career was sponsored by DC Shoes and Monster Energy. Rob founded SLS (Street League Skateboarding), which turned into an international competition and series. Rob has also starred successfully in many television reality shows. That’s not all, he has also made his debut in video games! Rob Dyrdek appeared in the movie ‘Righteous Kill’ in 2008, starring along with big names like Al Pacino. He has also set many Guinness world records, much more than any other skateboarder, the number coming to twenty-one.
In 2014, FoxWeekly entitled him as the most influential skateboarder of all time.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The total estimated net worth of Rob Dyrdek is $60 million. He owns a four-bedroom house in Los Angeles the price of which is estimated to be $3,495,000. He has accumulated his wealth with his skateboarding, television and business career. A considerable amount of this fortune has been made by selling skateboarding accessories. He has also engaged himself in several philanthropic activities like building skate parks for children through his foundation. The exact figure of his yearly income remains obscure.
Rob Dyrdek has not only earned a big fortune, but he has also made a big name for himself in the world of skateboarding. He also actively participates in a number of philanthropic endeavors which shows that his heart is as big as his house. He has established himself as a well-loved professional skateboarder, television reality show star, actor, producer and a loving family man. He has earned this fortune merely as a reward in the pursuit of his passion for skateboarding which he discovered when he was a young boy of eleven.