Rob Dyrdek – an overview
Robert Stanley Dyrdek is a retired professional skateboarder, reality TV star and successful business visionary for skateboarding. Before Dyrdek even became a teenager, he was already into the extreme sport of skateboarding. He was inspired by a former professional skateboarder, Neil Bender. Bender was the one who gave Dyrdek’s first skateboard.
Because of Dyrdek’s skills and unique talent, he was able to land numerous sponsorships, gaining connections around the globe, leading to TV opportunities.
Dyrdek starred in a couple of reality TV shows that featured skateboarding. His two well-known shows are Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and Ridiculousness where he was rumored to have had a relationship with TV star Chanel West Coast. Dyrdek also founded many businesses related to skateboarding. Because of his success on and off the skateboard rink, Dyrdek was given the distinction of being one of the “most influential skateboarders of all-time” by Fox Weekly.
What else do we know about Rob Dyrdek?
Rob Dyrdek is a retired American skateboarder. At the early age of 11 years old, Rob Dyrdek pursued skateboarding. This led him to meet the influencers within the sport and, at the same time, acquire sponsorships from many popular brands, such as Silver Trucks, EA Skate, and Monster Energy. While he honed his skateboarding skills, he co-founded the American skateboarding company Alien Workshop. Dyrdek eventually quit school to pursue his business endeavors.
Because of Rob Dyrdek’s amazing talents, coupled with a mesmerizing presence in front of the camera, he was able to get into showbiz. His first brush on the screen was in the MTV reality series Rob & Big playing himself as a professional skateboarder. Years later he had another reality TV show called Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory. The show chronicles his life as skateboarder and an entrepreneur. This show had a huge following with fans of extreme sports as it echoed the dreams of many people like Rob who dreamed of turning their passion into a career.
What is the nationality of Rob Dyrdek?
Dyrdek was born in Kettering, Ohio. He is American.
How tall is Rob Dyrdek and how much does he weigh?
Rob Dyrdek is 5 feet 7 inches tall. He weighs 135 pounds.
Is Rob Dyrdek married or single?
Rob Dyrdek is married to Filipino-American model Bryiana Noelle Flores.
How much is Rob Dyrdek’s net worth?
From Rob Dyrdek’s successes in television and business, he has a net worth of $50 million.
How many kids does Rob Dyrdek have?
Rob Dyrdek has two children. They are Nala Ryan and Kodah Dash.
What is Rob Dyrdek doing now?
After stepping back from his role in the public eye as first a pro skateboarder, and second, reality show star, he’s been concentrating on his other passion – entrepreneurship.
Developing a taste for business with his first venture – Orion Trucks, when just 18, recently he’s devoted his time to helping others grow their businesses. His brand building venture, the Dyrdek Machine, is going from strength to strength.
What happened to Rob Dyrdek?
Dyrdek’s co-star on Rob & Big, Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin had been close, sharing a strong bond, being virtually inseparable, even after the show finished its final run. However in 2017 Big Black suffered a fatal heart attack, aged only 45. Dyrdek was devastated, and went to ground to grieve, writing on Twitter “I just can’t fathom that it would end so suddenly. You will forever be in my heart”.
Which companies does Rob Dyrdek own?
Dyrdek, through his business entrepreneurship, has had fingers in many pies, including Alien Workshop, which has now been returned to its founders, Silver Trucks, and a hip hop record label. In 2003, the Rob Dyrdek Foundation was born, creating skateparks in cities across the US, and in 2010, Street League Skateboarding took competitive boarding to a whole new level. By 2013 his portfolio included a cartoon series – Wild Grinders, streetwear clothing company DTA Posse, and Loud Mouth Burritos. Black Feather Whisky, Ultracast and owning several successful racehorses are all on his project list, too.
How old is Rob Dyrdek?
Rob Dyrdek was born on June 28, 1974. He will be 48-years-old.
Rob Dyrdek with his family
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Hope everyone is staying safe out there. We may not be able to hit the local farmers market for camel rides on Sundays for awhile, so I had to step in and become the camel for these kids of mine. 🐪⬆️🆙
Posted by Rob Dyrdek on Sunday, March 15, 2020