For some people, they knew Rob as an MTV reality star, for some people who are into skateboarding, they would know Rob as one of the best professionals.
Due to his good looks, charisma, and talent, he also became an actor, producer, and an entrepreneur, who now has a net worth of $100 million. One of the many reasons why he became famous was because of his roles in the reality shows he starred in, like: “Rob & Big”, “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”, and “Ridiculousness”.
Stage Name: Rob Drydek
Real Name: Rob Drydek
Occupation: Television producer, Skateboarder, Actor, Screenwriter, Entrepreneur
Birthday: June 28, 1974
Place of Origin: Kettering, Ohio
Age: 50 years old
Height: 5f ft 6 in (1.7m)
Total Net Worth: $100 million
Rob Dyrdek was born and raised in Kettering, Ohio on June 28, 1974. Like any other average kid, he got his first skateboard when he was still 11 years old. His skateboard came from no other than Neil Blender, who was also a pro-skateboarder that time.
Due to the influence Neil had given him, he set his desire to become one of the pros in the skateboarding field and this is all he can focus on. Skateboarding was all he could think of. Even in school, he would think about all the tricks that he would try out later after school.
So after his school is done for the day, he would skate and practice that he would just go home when his parents would call him in for the night. Rob was lucky enough to be sponsored when he was still young. By the age of 12, he started his pro-skateboarding career. He was 16 years old when he left his hometown to move out to Southern California to pursue his dream to be a professional skateboarder.
When Dyrdek arrived in California, it took him not that long for him to start riding for DC Shoes. Rob Dyrdek was happily sponsored by DC Shoes from 1995 up until the January of 2016. He garnered a lot of sponsors just like Silver Trucks, EA Skate, and even Monster Energy.
Year 2010 when Rob Dyrdek founded the competition for Street League Skateboarding. Due to the success of the competition and the full support of the skateboard community, the event has grown into an international event that can support a $1.6 million in cash prize. This competition was the primary point of the documentary Rob Dyrdek made, “The Motivation”. The film premiered in 2013 at Tribeca Film Festival.
The reality show “Rob & Big” had been aired on MTV for a total of three seasons having more than 30 episodes being made starting from 2006 of November until the 2008 of April. While the “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” reality show had run for more or less 70 episodes, covering seven seasons starting February 2009.
The tv show is set in a converted warehouse named as Fantasy Factory. The place features Dyrdek’s personal office, a large indoor skate plaza, parking garage, and basketball hoops located in different corners and places throughout the complex.
During the course of the first season, Dyrdek fully opened his first SafeSpot SkateSpot. In 2009, Rob Dydek even made a movie entitled “Street Dreams”, where the story revolves around an up and coming skater running off to compete in a competition where he could become the next star. The movie was even featured in the video games Skate and Skate 2.
Throughout his skateboarding career, Dyrdek had set an amazing feature of 21 individual “Guinness Book of World Records” skateboarding records.
Year 2011 when Rob Dyrdek appeared in the movie named “Jackass 3.5”, where at the same year, he started another show on MTV entitled “Ridiculousness”. He hosted the show together with two of his friends, Chanel West Coast and Sterling Brim. A year later, he showed up in the TV show “Punk’d”. He was also featured in the 2012 documentary “Waiting for Lightning”, which talks about his friend, Danny Way.
April 2015 at Disneyland where Rob proposed to his girlfriend, who is a Playboy Playmate, Bryiana Noelle Flores. The proposal was magical as he interrupted the production of “Aladdin” to take part in the show by coming out on top of the elephant props.
He pulled up Bryiana from the crowd and put her up on the stage with him, dropped to one knee and asked her to marry him. Until today, Rob and Bryiana are happily married with two children, a son named Kodah Dash (2016), and a daughter named Nala Ryan (2017).
Rob has one sister. In order for him to perform his sister’s wedding in December 2011, he became an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church. The ceremony was featured in one of the episodes of “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”, and it took place in Los Angeles.
Each reality show he managed gave him a lot of income. From the show “Rob & Big”, he made $60,000 for every episode of it, while on “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”, he made a profit of $100,000 per episode.
Rob Dyrdek owned three mansions within Mulholland Estates located above Beverly Hills. For these three homes he had, he had already spent as nearly as $25 million.
Year 2015 when Dyrdek spent $9.9 million on a lot having the size of 3.1 acre located in an exclusive gated community called “Mulholland Estates”. Along any other property inside the community, this is considered as the largest.
The property was once owned by the singer Robbie Williams who was believed to be planning to custom-build his own megamansion, however changed his mind later on. Reports show that Rob had filed on plans to create a mansion on the specified site.
Along with Rob, other celebrities can be seen having their own property in the community are Kendall Jenner, Paris Hilton, DJ Khaled, Mike Shinoda, Charlie Sheen, Tracey Edmonds, Vanna White, Christina Aguilera, and Big Sean.
Rob Dyrdek Total Net Worth
Rob Dyrdek had been successful in his skateboarding career and became a great tv show host including “Rob & Big” and “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”. Due to his effort and perseverance, Rob now is at $100 million net worth. Rob likes to keep his life now private, so there is a little bit of updates regarding his personal life.