Brandon Cole "Bam" Margera is an American former professional skateboarder, stunt performer, television personality, and filmmaker.

He gained notoriety in the early 2000s as a star of the MTV reality stunt series Jackass and its follow-ups.

Margera was born on September 28, 1979, the son of April and Phil Margera.

Margera married Nicole Boyd in Iceland on October 5, 2013. As of June 2017.

Bam Margera is fortunate to still be alive after escaping a severe COVID-19 infection in December.

The 43-year-old "Jackass" actor discussed his near-death experience on Thursday's episode of the "Steve-Wild O's Ride!" podcast.

"I basically was pronounced dead on Elvis' birthday, Dec. 8," Margera said.

The 43-year-old "Jackass" actor discussed his near-death experience on Thursday's episode of the "Steve-Wild O's Ride!" podcast.

Margera said he then went to the hospital where he experienced a fifth seizure and had to be intubated.

Margera's family wrote on Margera's Instagram on December 10: "Bam is on the road to recovery and will thankfully be discharged soon."