Rob Dyrdek is an entrepreneur, actor, and producer who has starred in the reality series Rob & Big to Ridiculousness. He’s best known for his roles as a well-respected skateboarder turned TV star with over $100 million worth of assets under his belt!
Dyrdek’s love of skating started at the age of 11. He was gifted his first board by professional skateboarder Neil Blender and became obsessed with it, dreaming about one day becoming a pro himself.
Dyrdek was born on June 28th, 1974 in Kettering Ohio to Gene and Patty Dyrdek. He practiced all the time as well as skated after school every day in order for him to be able to achieve his dreams of becoming a skateboard champion one day!
Rob Dyrdek net worth
Rob Dyrdek is a famous person who starred in MTV reality shows and was also a professional skateboarder. Rob Dyrdek has $100 million in wealth and is best known for his work on Rob & Big, Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, and Ridiculousness.
Rob Dyrdek Career
In 2010, Rob started a competition. It’s called Street League Skateboarding. People from all over the world come to watch the event. There is a lot of money involved and people can win prizes worth $1.6 million dollars! In 2013, he made his own documentary called “The Motivation.”
Rob and Big were a TV show that ran on MTV. There was 30 episodes from November 2006-April 2008. Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory ran for 70 episodes over seven seasons starting in February 2009. In this TV show, there is a big indoor skate plaza, a foam pit, Dyrdek’s personal office, a “bat cave” parking garage with basketball hoops around the building. During the first season of this TV show, Rob opened his first SafeSpot SkateSpot.
Rob Dyrdek Business Career
Dyrdek had success in the skateboarding business. He likes to do other things like be on reality TV. One of the things he made was Onion Trucks that sells metal parts for skateboards. It was not very successful but it showed him how important it is to keep trying and making new ideas.
Dyrdek has 18 companies. He is the founder of some of them, but he usually invests in ones with an easy way to make money. For most of his investments, he has a large stake in the company so that he can get money from dividends. Having lots of cash flow makes it easier for Dyrdek to find new brands.
Below are some of the ventures that he has started or is a part of.
- Beach Whiskey
- Beatbox Beverages
- Wild Grinders
- Dyrdek Machines
- DNA Distribution
- Ultra Cast
- Black Feather Whiskey
Famous Quotes From Rob Dyrdek
“My gift is execution; when I decide I’m going to do something, I’ll stop at nothing to do it. Along the way, you take a lot of risks and go for it, but you have to believe in it. You gotta believe in your idea, and lucky for me, I found a lot of success in that.” – Rob Dyrdek
“You’re better off owning 30 percent and having two amazing partners who compliment you and are equally as driven as you are than having 100 percent and only having one aspect of it, unless you’re a super genius who is creative and business-minded at the same time.” – Rob Dyrdek
“Never undervalue the idea of partners. Understanding your strengths and then going out trying to find like-minded people who will be another pillar of your success.” – Rob Dyrdek
Lesson to Learn from Rob Dyrdek
You can learn from mistakes in life. When things don’t work out, you should keep your head up and try again. And if you do that, things will usually get better and better for you.
Dyrdek was not successful if he didn’t move to the west coast. He took a big risk when he was young. He made a lot of money because of it. You can do anything you want to be successful if you bet on yourself and take risks.