He is also the younger brother of Jess Margera and nephew of Vincent Margera. His grandfather nicknamed him "Bam" at the age of three after his habit of running into walls. He attended East High School and cites friend Chris Raab as his only reason for attending high school, and dropped out after Raab got expelled for smearing feces on a locker. He later received his GED at the insistence of his parents.
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Jackass' Bam Margera checks himself into rehab for the third time | Metro News
He came to prominence after appearing as a main cast member in MTV 's Jackass. He is the younger brother of Jess Margera and nephew of Vincent Margera. His grandfather nicknamed him "Bam Bam" at the age of three after noticing his habit of purposely running into walls; over time, that nickname was shortened to "Bam" by his schoolmates. He dropped out after finishing his junior year, citing Raab's expulsion as his motive.
Jackass’ Bam Margera checks himself into rehab for the third time
Bam Margera has been committed to a behavioral health facility by his friends and family. The news comes days after Margera published Instagram posts insulting his wife. Footage later surfaced of him threatening his manager.
The concerned mother added, "He feels a lot better. He had a bad night. He's embarrassed by it. He's mad at himself for being stupid.