Last Updated: March 18, 2024
Richest AthletesSkateboarders
Net Worth:
$100 Million
Jun 28, 1974 (49 years old)
5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Skateboarder, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Entrepreneur
United States of America
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Rob Dyrdek is an MTV reality star, former professional skateboarder, actor, producer, and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $100 million. He is best known for his roles in the reality shows "Rob & Big," "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory," and "Ridiculousness." He has founded several businesses through Dyrdek Machine, his venture studio, including Street League Skateboarding and Thrill One Media.

Rob Dyrdek began his professional skateboarding career at the age of 16 and quickly gained prominence for his skill and creativity. Dyrdek's entrepreneurship was as innovative as his skateboarding. He founded the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) competition in 2010, which significantly elevated the professional skateboarding scene. Furthermore, he established several successful businesses related to skateboarding and youth culture, including the skateboarding clothing brand DC Shoes, Alien Workshop, and Rogue Status.

However, Dyrdek is arguably best known for his television career, where he utilized his charisma and knack for comedy. He starred in MTV's reality shows "Rob & Big" and "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory," which became incredibly popular and ran for several seasons. He also hosted the viral video show "Ridiculousness," which showcases humorous internet videos with Dyrdek's commentary.

Early Life

Dyrdek was born in Kettering, Ohio, on June 28, 1974. He got his first skateboard when he was 11 from pro skateboarder Neil Blender. This set his desire to become a pro skateboarder on fire, and it was all he focused on. In school, he thought about all the tricks he would try out later, and then after school he would skate and practice until his parents called him in for the night. By the time he was 12, he got a sponsorship and began his pro-skateboarding career. At 16, he left home to move to Southern California to be a professional skateboarder.


Soon after moving to California, Dyrdek began to ride for DC Shoes. Dyrdek was sponsored by DC Shoes until 2016. Dyrdek has been sponsored by Silver Trucks, EA Skate, and Monster Energy. Dyrdek founded the Street League Skateboarding competition in 2010. The competition has grown into an international event with a $1.6 million prize. This competition was the focus of Rob Dyrdek's documentary "The Motivation." The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013.

"Rob & Big" ran on MTV for three seasons, with more than 30 episodes produced from November 2006 to April 2008. "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" ran for 70 episodes over seven seasons starting in February 2009. "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory" takes place in a converted warehouse known as the Fantasy Factory. The Fantasy Factory features a large indoor skate plaza, a foam pit, Dyrdek's personal office, a "bat cave" parking garage, and basketball hoops in various places throughout the complex. Dyrdek opened his first SafeSpot SkateSpot during the first season. Dyrdek made a movie entitled "Street Dreams" in 2009 and was also featured in the video games Skate and Skate 2.

Dyrdek has set 21 individual "Guinness Book of World Records" skateboarding records.

In 2011, Dyrdek appeared in the movie "Jackass 3.5." That same year,┬áDyrdek started another show on MTV called "Ridiculousness."┬áDyrdek hosted this show alongside two friends, Chanel West Coast and Sterling Brim.┬áIn 2012, Dyrdek was on the TV show "Punk'd"ÔÇö on Dyrdek's episode, Justin Bieber tried to prank the pro-skateboarded and failed.┬áDyrdek was also featured in the 2012 documentary, "Waiting for Lightning," about his friend, skater Danny Way.

Through his production company, he has produced "Ridiculousness" and the CMT series "The Dude Perfect Show." Since then, Dyrdek has produced the "Ridiculousness" spin-offs, "Amazingness," "Deliciousness," "Adorableness," and "Messyness."

In 2021, Dyrdek started a business-focused podcast called "Build with Rob." That same year, he also created the Do-Or-Dier Foundation, a non-profit to help provide entrepreneurship opportunities to underrepresented youth.

In July of 2022, Thrill One Sports & Entertainment was acquired by Fiume Capital and Juggernaut Capital Partners for $300 million.

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Personal Life

Rob proposed to his girlfriend, Playboy Playmate Bryiana Noelle Flores, in April 2015 at Disneyland. He interrupted the production of "Aladdin" to take part in it by coming out on top of the elephant prop. He pulled Flores up on stage with him and dropped to one knee to ask her to marry him. Rob and Bryiana have two children: a son named Kodah Dash (born 2016) and a daughter named Nala Ryan (born 2017)

Dyrdek has one sister. Dyrdek became an ordained minister through the Universal Life Church in order to perform his sister's wedding in December 2011. The ceremony, which was featured in an episode of "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory," took place at the Fantasy Factory in Los Angeles.

Dyrdek is 5'7″.

He is close friends with his co-star Chanel West Coast.

In an episode of "Fantasy Factory," Dyrdek jockeyed a racehorse for a friend of his.  This led him to own as many as 13 horses at a time during his career. His horses have raced in stakes, including the Breeder's Cup.

He has two bulldogs named Meaty and Beefy, as well as a Pomeranian dog named Gretchen Weiner.

Salary Highlights

Rob Dyrdek made $60,000 per episode for "Rob & Big." He made $100,000 per episode for "Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory."

Rob Dyrdek Net Worth

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Real Estate

As of this writing, Rob owns three mansions within the gated Mulholland Estates high above Beverly Hills. He has spent nearly $25 million on these three homes alone. More info on each of these houses in a moment. First, some Dyrdek real estate sales history –

  • In May 2008, ┬áDyrdek spent $2.549 million for a home in the Mount Olympus neighborhood above Laurel Canyon that was sold in November 2012 for $2.125 million, a $334,000 loss.
  • In March 2013, after nearly five long years on and off the market at increasingly lower prices, he took a $220,000 loss on a mid-1960s multi-level modern in the Hollywood Knolls neighborhood near Lake Hollywood that he bought in 2005 for $1.395 million and sold for $1.175 million.
  • In 2016, Dyrdek sold his four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,733-square-foot house in the Laurel Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles between Laurel Canyon and Coldwater Canyon for $3.5 million.

Mulholland Estates

In 2015, Dyrdek spent $9.9 million on a vacant 3.1-acre lot in the exclusive gated community called the "Mulholland Estates". The lot is the largest property in the entire community. It was once owned by singer Robbie Williams, who apparently planned to custom-build his own megamansion but later changed his mind. Rob has reportedly filed plans with the city to build a mansion on the site.

Other celebrities who currently own property in the community include Kendall Jenner, Christina Aguilera, Vanna White, Paris Hilton, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, Mike Shinoda, Tracey Edmonds, and Charlie Sheen.

In 2018, Rob Dyrdek and his wife paid $6 million for a 4-bedroom, 7,000-square-foot mansion in the same community. They proceeded to perform extensive and expensive renovations.

In December 2019, Rob paid $8.5 million for a THIRD Mulholland Estates home. This third mansion is 7,500 square feet and features seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.

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