Bam Margera

Birth Name: Brandon Cole Margera

Place of Birth: West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 28, 1979

*Italian, German (father)
*English, Welsh, German (mother)

Bam Margera is an American actor, musician, professional skateboarder, television and radio personality, and daredevil. He is the son of April (Cole) and Phil Margera.

Bam’s father has Italian and German ancestry. Bam’s mother has English, Welsh, and German roots.

Bam’s paternal grandparents were Phillip Margera (the son of Vincent Margera and Mary) and Darlene Stauffer (the daughter of Roy B. Stauffer and Ruth S.). Vincent and Mary were both Italian immigrants.

Bam’s maternal grandparents were Samuel Willard Cole, Jr. (the son of Samuel Willard Cole, Sr. and Anna Virginia Clayton) and Velma Harriet Vogel (the daughter of Lawrence B. Vogel and Harriet F.).

Sources: Genealogy of Bam Margera (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Bam’s paternal grandfather, Phillip Margera, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Marriage announcement of Bam’s maternal grandparents, Samuel Willard Cole, Jr. and Velma Harriet Vogel –

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Curious about ethnicity

3 Responses

  1. BellaBella says:

    I see it all in there. I am kinda surprised not to see some “choctaw” of “cherokee” as most dark-haired celebs like to claim. I guess Bam “keeps it 100%”.

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