Rob Dyrdek

Dyrdek in 2010, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Robert Stanley Dyrdek

Place of Birth: Kettering, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 28, 1974

*father – Polish
*mother – English, Irish, German, possibly some Dutch

Rob Dyrdek is an American entrepreneur, actor, producer, reality television personality, and professional skateboarder. He is married to model Bryiana Noelle Flores, with whom he has two children. Bryiana is of Filipino descent.

Rob’s paternal grandfather was named Stanley Dyrdek. Stanley was Polish.

Rob’s paternal grandmother was named Louise Kolodziej. Louise was Polish.

Rob’s maternal grandfather was Robert Edgar Hackenberg (the son of Clarence Leroy Hackenberg and Nellie E. Franks). Rob’s grandfather Robert was born in Ohio. Clarence was the son of Arthur Allen Hackenberg and Cora Arvine Burgner. Nellie was the daughter of Lewis Franks and Orphelia/Ophelia McDowell.

Rob’s maternal grandmother was Mildred Cleary (the daughter of John Cleary and Elizabeth Rose Staats). Mildred was born in Ohio. John was the son of Uriah Cleary and Margaret Graham. Elizabeth was the daughter of Alexander Allan Staats and Margaret Summers.

Sources: Obituary of Rob’s aunt (father’s sister) –

Obituary of Rob’s uncle (mother’s brother) –

Rob’s maternal grandfather, Robert Edgar Hackenberg, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Death record of Rob’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Lewis Franks –

Obituary of Rob’s maternal grandmother, Mildred (Cleary) Hackenberg –

1 Response

  1. littlebodybigheart says:

    He always stresses that he’s “1/16th ginger.”

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