Brian Deegan

by MKhanal 13 Nov,2016
Brian Deegan
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Brian Deegan
  • Birth Place Omaha, Nebraska
  • Famous Name Brian Deegan
  • Net Worth $10 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Marissa Deegan
  • Divorce Unknown
  • Children N/A
  • Affair with Marissa Deegan

Born on May 9, 1975, in Omaha, Nebraska, Brian Deegan is an American professional Freestyle Motocross rider. Brian developed a passion for racing at a very young age, and at the age of 17, he decided to follow his and his father's faith and became the founder of Motorcross, "The General of the Metal Mulisha Crew."

Deegan is the most decorated freestyle motocross rider in X Games history. He is also nominated as the best male action sports athlete in the ESPY award. Brian currently has an estimated net worth of $10 million in 2022.

Net Worth-$10 million

Brian Deegan has an estimated net worth of above $10 million and enjoys a very good salary annually. Furthermore, he is the winner of various tournaments, and the prize pools from tournaments all add to his revenue and financial success.

As per a report, Deegan's career earnings in 2013 were reported to be $18 million. Since he still pursues his racing career, he is projected to earn much more shortly. Apart from all this, his annual income exceeds $2 million

Brian's California house SOURCE: Xgames.com

His huge bank balance has helped him indulge in some of the luxuries he likes. He is not just a motocross fanatic but is also fascinated by cars. He is a collector of cars, and his collection includes a 2007 CLS55 AMG, 2007 Range Rover, 2007 Escalade, and a 2007 4x4 Chevy.

Brian's bike collection SOURCE: Xgames.com

He owns a huge house in Temecula, California, US, which was also featured on MTV Cribs. Suffice to say, and his success has helped him to live a luxurious and comfortable life. Besides his California home, he is also reported to have some other mansions. 

Wife-Marissa Deegan

Brian Deegan is happily married to Marissa Deegan and has two young sons, Haiden and Hudson, and a daughter, Hailie. The couple tied the knot after being together in romantic relations for a long time. 

His eldest son, Hayden, has a keen interest in motocross racing like his father and has become a top amateur motocross racer. In contrast, his daughter races Trophy karts and his youngest son, Hudson, has just begun riding dirt bikes. His children are following in the footsteps of his father. 

Brian Deegan with his wife and children SOURCE: Instagram

His daughter Hailie is an American stock car racing driver and recently won her second K&N Pro Series West race on the dirt track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Besides his achievement, Brian has also proven himself in business by building Metal Mulisha into a highly successful brand. Besides Metal Mulisha, Deegan has also got various sponsors and endorsements.

Apart from Motocross riding, he can be seen in various charity works like in support of Sandals Church in Riverside, California and their work with the poor. He donated his custom Jesse James West Coast Custom Choppers motorcycle to be raffled off. He is seen to be working hard every chance he gets to support children's causes and brighten the lives of those around him.

Early Life

There was not much information available about high school and the educational career of Brian Deegan. After graduating from high school, at 17, with only a credit card, a dirt bike, and an old truck, he left his town to pursue his dream of motocross.

Racing Career

Once he left his home, he began to show his talents and soon impressed many people, and he became part of the pro team Team Moto XXX. 1997 became the pivotal moment of Brian's career as he won the 125cc main held at the LA Coliseum, riding to the finish line.

His performance in the competition astonished the crowd and the AMA officials alike, setting the motion which led to the creation of a new form of motocross which we know today as Freestyle Motocross. 

Brian Deegan
SOURCE: Transworld Motocross

Brian is the first person to do a 360 in a competition. He has won 14 X-game medals and is the only rider to compete in at least one event in every X game. He is at the top of his profession and remains a legend in the Motocross world. 

Brian's Career Highlights include:

  • 1997 Los Angeles Supercross – 1st place
  • 1999 World Freestyle champ / Gravity Games Silver
  • 2000 Gravity Games Gold
  • 2000 Air MX Champ
  • 2000 Bluetorch Ride and Slide FMX Champ
  • 2001 Moto x Big Air – Silver
  • 2002 Winter X Games Gold
  • 2003 Featured Rider on Tony Hawk tour
  • 2003 Summer X-Games Gold
  • 2003 EXPN Rider of the year nominee
  • First to land a 360
  • 2004 ESPY award nominee
  • Hold the most medals in FMX X Games history: 10 medals
  • 2004 ESPN top 100 athletes of all sports
  • 2005 Winter X Games Gold Medalist
  • 2007 Winner Best Biography X Dance Action Sports Film Festival for Brian Deegan: Disposable Hero
  • 2009 The Lifetime Achievement Award At The Transworld Motocross Awards In Las Vegas was awarded.
  • One gold and five medals at the X Games rally events
  • 2nd at the 2012 Global RallyCross Championship
  • 4th at the 2013 Global RallyCross Championship
  • 2009, 2011 and 2013 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Pro Lite Unlimited champion
  • 2011, 2012 and 2014 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Pro 2 Unlimited champion
  • 2011 World Championship race winner in the Pro Light truck class

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