What is Rob Dyrdek’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$50 Million|
|Born:||28 June 1974|
|Salary:||$5 Million (Annual)|
Rob Dyrdek is an American producer, actor, and TV personality who has a net worth of $50 million. He is best known for his iconic role on the show “Rob & Big”. He has also starred in shows such as”‘Ridiculousness and ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”.
He is the creator of the popular animated series “Wild Grinders” in which he is the voice actor of the main character, Lil Rob. He was titled “The most influential skateboarders of all time” by FoxWeekly in 2014.
Rob Dyrdek was born on June 28, 1974, to Gene and Patty Dyrdek in Kettering, Ohio. He was actively involved in sports as a child and started skateboarding at the age of eleven. He received his first skateboard from a professional skateboarder, Neil Blender.
He was so into skateboarding that all he thought about in school was how he would do tricks to impress people and did so until his parents would make him come home.
By twelve, he attained sponsorship from the company backing up Neil Blender and sponsoring Dyrdek to kickstart his skateboarding career. Fast forward a few years later, both Dyrdek and Blender quit their skateboard sponsors and began Alien Workshop.
At 16, Dyrdek decided to quit his senior year of high school and moved to Southern California instead to pursue professional skateboarding. He later acquired his sponsorship company during his entrepreneurial years.
On moving to California, Dyrdek was sponsored by Droors Clothing from 1995 to 2016. Droors then became DC shoes and was co-founded by the professional skateboarder Danny Way. Dyrdek’s other sponsors include Silver Trucks, Monster Energy, and EA Skate.
Dydek has teamed up with various companies and launched a toy skateboarding crew called ‘Wild Grinders’. Dyrdek has also featured in several music videos, video games, and even movies. In 2009, he created a movie called, ‘Street Dreams’. He is also popularly known for hosting the MTV show, ‘Ridiculousness,’ since 2011.
Dyrdek found the ‘Street League Skateboarding’, a skateboard competition enterprise, which has become a huge international event. This is one of the biggest leagues to offer the highest monetary purse in the history of sports. $1.6 million was the cash prize and was broadcast on EPSN in more than 100 countries.
The league partnered with several companies, the main one being the ‘Boys and Girls Club of America’ to develop new skate parks in California. This organization was an important collaboration as it was used for Dyrdek’s documentary, ‘The Motivation,’ which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Dyrdek also entered the entertainment business and starred in the MTV reality show “Rob & Big” which aired from 2006 to 2008. He starred with his best friend and bodyguard Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin and his cousin Chris ‘Drama’ Plaff, and his friend Rashawn ‘Bam Bam’ Davis. In 2009, Dyrdek’s other show, ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’, featuring Drydek, Plaff, and Drydek ‘s enterprise staff was broadcast for the first time. The show covered Dydek’s ‘Fantasy Factory’ which was his business space from a converted warehouse.
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Dyrdek built a recording studio for Plaff inside the warehouse and opened his first Safespot Skatespot. He invited Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who rode on the world’s largest skateboard with Dyrdek. ‘Fantasy Factory’ filmed a total of seven seasons and cast Rob Dyrdek, Boykin, Chriss Plaff, Sterling ‘Steelo’ Brim, Chanel West Coast, and more. Dyrdek collabed with Ford Mustang and co-invented the first skateboard car on the show.
Dyrdek is featured in popular video games such as ‘Skate,’ ‘Skate 2’ and ‘Skate 3’. Dyrdek also appeared in movies such as ‘Righteous Kill,’ playing the character of Rambo with Al Pacino and Robert de Niro, in 2008.
In 2009, Dyrdek appeared in a movie called “Street Dreams” and played the main character of the film. Dyrdek then appeared in a scene with Johnny Knoxville in ‘Jackass 3.5’ in 2011. He then went on to star in the MTV show, ‘Ridiculousness,’ and hosted along with friends Chanel West Coast and Steelo Brim.
In 2012, Drydek appeared on ‘Punk’d’, a TV show, and a documentary ‘Waiting for Lightening’, which was based on his fellow skateboard friend, Danny Way. Dyrdek along with his production company produced ‘The Dude Perfect Show,’ a CMT series and ‘Ridiculousness,’ ‘Jagger Eaton’s Mega Life’, and ‘Crashletes’ on Nickelodeon, ‘Snack Off’, and ‘Amazingness’, where Dyrdek served as the judge of the show. Dyrdek then appeared in ‘Jackass Forever,’ in 2022.
Dyrdek has set a total of 21 Guinness World Records for skateboarding along with the show ‘Rob & Big’. As a part of ‘Fantasy Factory’, Dyrdek set the record for the longest skateboard, which was then broken by another skateboarder in 2010. Dyrdek’s personal best includes:
- Highest skateboard ramp jump into the water: 10 feet 8 inches (3.25 m) (2007, WR)
- Longest board slide: 100 feet 5.75 inches (30.6261 m) (2007, WR)
- Farthest reverse ramp jump by a car: 89 feet 3.25 inches (27.2098 m) (2014, WR)
Dyrdek’s first business was Orion Trucks. He got into shoe design during sponsoring DC Shoes. He launched various companies that were short-lived including a skate shop and a hip-hop record label. Dyrdek has also partnered with musicians such as Travis Barker for the brand, Rogue Status.
Dyrdek is also the founder of Dyrdek Machine, a business incubator, and acquired the holding company of Alien Workshop, DNA Distribution, before selling it back to the founders. Dyrdek is an investor for Beach Whiskey, UFC, Stance, Beatbox Beverages, and is a co-founder of Black Feather Whiskey and Ultracast.
Dyrdek married his Filipino American girlfriend, Brianna Noelle Flores, to whom he proposed at Disneyland. The duo has two children at present.
At one point, Dyrdek owned 13 horses that were raced in stakes, which included Breeder’s Cup. which significantly added to his net worth. Dyrdek’s luxurious car collection includes a 69 Camaro, Porsche Panamera, Bentley Continental GT, Chevy Sonic, and a private jet. Dyrdek’s property is set to be in Los Angeles, valued at $3.4 million.
Rob Dyrdek Net Worth
As of 2023, Rob Dyrdek’s net worth is estimated to be around $50 million. Dyrdek’s contribution to the skateboard world and the entrepreneurial world has made him quite a fortune.
He continues to be a part of the entertainment industry and the entrepreneurial world and is now building a real estate empire. He has an annual income of $5 million. Dyrdek continues to shine in Hollywood as an actor and entrepreneur as his successful ventures are important businesses.