Professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek was born in Kettering, Ohio on June 28, 1974. He became pro when he was only 16 years old. Firms like Alien Workshop Skateboards, Red Bull and DC Shoes are his current sponsors. Dyrdek is also selling his own line of products related to skateboarding, such as athletic shoes from DC Shoes. He also helped in the building of TF, a private indoor skate park in San Diego, California. He is currently residing in Hollywood, and participates in rally racing during his spare time.
Rob Dyrdek is featured on MTV's hit reality TV program, Rob & Big, which shows his life as a professional skateboarder.