If you were a fan of ‘Rob & Big’ or ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’ then you know who Rob Dyrdek is, but for those who don’t know, Rob Dyrdek is a skateboarder, producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
Born in Kettering, Ohio on June 28, 1974, to Gene and Patty Dyrdek, Robert Stanley Dyrdek was active in sports and began to skateboard at the age of 11 after professional skateboarder Neil Blender gave him his first skateboard.
When he was twelve years old, Dyrdek launched his professional skating career after he signed sponsorship from a company. Afterwards, together with his friend and mentor – professional skateboarder Neil Bender – Dyrdek created Alien Workshop.
Dropping out of high school at the age of sixteen, Dyrdek moved to Southern California in pursuit of his career, turning pro that same year.
Dyrdek also acquired sponsorships from several other companies including DC shoes, Silver Trucks, Monster Energy, as well as EA Skate.
So far in his care, Dyrdek has broken 21 individual Guinness World skateboarding records.
Rob Dyrdek Wife or Girlfriend, Wedding, Baby
Rob Dyrdek’s wife is the dashing American model and entrepreneur, Bryiana Noelle Flores, who came into limelight in September 2013, when she was made Playboy Magazine’s Playmate of the Year.
Born in California on 21 July 1991, she was a victim of a usually lethal blood disease while growing up. Her good fortunes had her work through the disease, surviving it at long last. While still suffering from the disease, she was granted her wish by Make-A-Wish Foundation to swim with dolphins in Hawaii.
As the President of Iconic Beauty Initiative – a women empowerment brand dedicated to providing assistant to enterprising women in their professional pursuits, she has inspired – and continued to inspire – thousands of fans daily with her inspiring words.
Rob Dyrdek has kept away from scandal for the most part, and although his personal life is a little bit low key, we know that he proposed to his longtime girlfriend Bryiana Noelle Flores at Disneyland, and they got married in September 2015. Their wedding was a lavish affair, where friends and family attended to wish them well and witness their union.
In 2016, they welcomed their first baby together, a boy, Kodah Dash Dyrdek.
On June 24, 2017, nine months after they gave birth to Kodah, the couple announced that they were expecting a baby girl soon. She was born in December 2017, and was named Nala Ryan Dyrdek.
Full Net Worth and House
His “Rob and Big” show lasted for 3 seasons, with over 30 episodes and brought him a paycheck of $60,000 per episode. He also expanded into taking roles in movies including ‘Righteous Kill’ in 2008 and ‘Street Dreams’ in 2009. Rob is also a TV producer. He co-founded ‘Superjacket’, the company that produced MTV shows like ‘Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory’, ‘Snackoff’ and ‘Ridiculousness’. Dyrdek appeared in a video game called ‘Skate’ and its sequel, ‘Skate 2’.
Business Ventures And Endorsements
Dyrdek is adept at finding niches in various markets and filling them. He started his first company at age 18 despite not having prior education or experience. Like every famous wise person, Rob uses his platform as an advantage. While starring in the two reality TV shows on MTV, he promoted his entrepreneurial endeavors including his own trademark shoes. He acquired DNA distribution, a holding company of Alien Workshop. He has also landed sponsorship deals with various companies including Chevrolet, DC shoes, Monster energy and Silver Trucks. In a commercial he did for Super Bowl, he ‘kickflipped’ a car 70 feet, ramp-to-ramp.
Some of the other creations by Rob includes;
Street League Skateboarding, a TV competition that attracts lots of professional skateboarders.
Wild Grinders cartoon series whose characters are based on his childhood friends
iSX an instant scoring experience aimed at changing the way skating competitions were carried out
His Rob Dyrdek foundation is an initiative that helps to build safe and legal skate parks for people in the community. They also organize community and educational programs.
Some of Rob’s properties includes a $2.4 million and a $1.4 million home in Los Angeles. Six cars including a Porsche Panamera, 69 Camaro, Blacked-Out Tahoe, Tahoe version 2, T-rex, Continental GT, and a Chevy Sonic.