American professional skateboarder, actor, entrepreneur, producer, and reality TV star who won over audiences on MTV's Rob and Big and gained fame on Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory and Ridiculousness.Early Life (Childhood)
Born in Kettering, Ohio to Gene and Patty Dyrdek, Rob was involved in sports as a child and began skateboarding at the age of eleven, when he received his first skateboard from professional skateboarder Neil Blender.Interesting Facts
He received his first skateboard when he was 11, and earned his first skating sponsorship at age 12. He appeared in the movie Jackass 3.5 with Johnny Knoxville.Personal Life
He became engaged to his girlfriend Bryiana Noelle Flores a month before his 41st birthday on April 26, 2015 after proposing to her at Disneyland. He previously dated Erika Schaefer.Achievement
Fox Weekly named him one of the most influential skateboarders in history.