MTV reality star Rob Dyrdek has a net worth of $100 million. He is a former professional skateboarder, actor, producer, and entrepreneur who has built his fortune through his various ventures. He is most known for his appearances on the reality television shows “Rob & Big,” “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory,” and “Ridiculousness.” He is also recognised for his role in the film “Ridiculousness.”
Rob Dyrdek Early Life
Dyrdek was born on June 28, 1974, in the city of Kettering, Ohio. When he was 11 years old, he received his first skateboard from professional skateboarder Neil Blender. This fueled his ambition to become a professional skateboarder, and it was all he could think about. His thoughts were consumed by all of the tricks he planned to try out later, and after school he would skate and practise until his parents summoned him to their home for the night. By the age of 12, he had secured a sponsorship and had begun his professional skateboarding career. He moved away from home when he was 16 to pursue a career as a professional skateboarder in Southern California.
Rob Dyrdek Career
Dyrdek began riding for DC Shoes not long after he relocated to the state of California. From 2012 through 2016, Dyrdek was sponsored by DC Shoes. Silver Trucks, EA Skate, and Monster Energy are among the companies that have sponsored Dyrdek. In 2010, Dyrdek launched the Street League Skateboarding tournament, which continues to this day.
In recent years, the competition has developed into an international event with a prize pool of $1.6 million. The documentary “The Motivation,” directed by Rob Dyrdek, was centred on this tournament. The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.
“Rob & Big” was a three-season television series that aired on MTV from November 2006 to April 2008, with more than 30 episodes produced. “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” was a television series that aired for 70 episodes across seven seasons, beginning in February 2009. The Fantasy Factory, where the action of “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” takes place, is a renovated warehouse where the action takes place.
An indoor skate plaza, foam pit, Dyrdek’s personal office, a “bat cave” parking structure, and basketball hoops can be found throughout the Fantasy Factory complex. During the first season, Dyrdek opened his first SafeSpot SkateSpot, which was a huge success. Dyrdek appeared in the 2009 film “Street Dreams,” as well as the video games Skate and Skate 2. He also appeared in the video games Skate and Skate 2.
Individual “Guinness Book of World Records” skating records have been set by Dyrdek in 21 different categories.
Dyrdek made an appearance in the film “Jackass 3.5” in 2011. Dyrdek began hosting “Ridiculousness” on MTV the next year, which was his second show on the network. Among others who appeared on the show were Dyrdek and two of his buddies, Chanel West Coast and Sterling Brim.
Dyrdek appeared on the television show “Punk’d” in 2012, and in Dyrdek’s episode, Justin Bieber attempted to prank the professional skateboarder but failed. He was also included in the 2012 documentary “Waiting for Lightning,” which was about his friend, skater Danny Way (who was also featured in the film).
He has created a variety of projects, including “Ridiculousness,” the CMT series “The Dude Perfect Show,” and a number of others through his production firm.
Rob Dyrdek Personal Life
Rob proposed to his girlfriend, Playboy Playmate Bryiana Noelle Flores, during a trip to Disneyland in April of that same year. He came out on top of the elephant prop during the performance of “Aladdin” to take part in it, which caused the show to be interrupted. In front of the audience, he took Flores up on stage with him and got down on one knee to propose to her. In addition to their two children, Rob and Bryiana have a son named Kodah Dash (born in 2016) and a daughter named Nala Ryan (born 2017)
Dyrdek has one sister, who is named Dyrdek. When Dyrdek was asked to officiate at his sister’s December 2011 wedding, he decided to become an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church. The ceremony, which was shown on an episode of “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory,” was held at the Fantasy Factory in Los Angeles. Rob Dyrdek was in attendance.
Dyrdek stands at 5’7″.
He is good friends with his co-star Chanel West Coast, with whom he has appeared in several films.
“Fantasy Factory” featured an episode in which Dyrdek jockeyed a thoroughbred for a friend of the show’s. During his career, he was able to possess as many as 13 horses at a time as a result of this. His horses have competed in a variety of stakes races, including the Breeder’s Cup.
He has three dogs: two bulldogs named Meaty and Beefy, as well as a Pomeranian named Gretchen Weiner, all of which he loves.
Rob Dyrdek Salary Highlights
On “Rob & Big,” Rob Dyrdek was paid $60,000 per episode. The show “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” paid him $100,000 every episode.
Rob Dyrdek Real Estate
As of this writing, Rob is the owner of three houses located within the gated Mulholland Estates community, which is located high above Beverly Hills. Investing in these three residences alone, he has invested approximately $25 million. More information on each of these residences will be provided shortly. To begin, here is some Dyrdek real estate sales history:
Dyrdek purchased a property in the Mount Olympus community above Laurel Canyon in May 2008 for $2.549 million. The home was sold in November 2012 for $2.125 million, resulting in a $334,000 loss on the purchase.
His mid-1960s multi-level modern in the Hollywood Knolls neighbourhood near Lake Hollywood, which he purchased for $1.395 million in 2005 and sold for $1.175 million in March 2013, represented a $220,000 loss after nearly five years of on and off the market at steadily lower rates.
Laurel Hills, between Laurel Canyon and Coldwater Canyon, is a Los Angeles area where Dyrdek lived with his family for a decade before selling his four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,733 square foot property for $3.5 million in 2016.