Brian Deegan Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Height, Net Worth, House, Monster Energy

Brian Deegan
Brian Deegan

Brian Deegan Biography

Brian Deegan is an American professional freestyle Motorcross rider and racing driver who is a founding member of Metal Mulisha. He is notably the first ever to do a twisting backflip 360 in the competition but still lost the competition to Travis Pastrana. Deegan is the most decorated Freestyle Motorcross rider in X Games history. Having a total of 10 medals, Brian is the only rider to have competed in at least one event in every X Games.

As the co-founder of Metal Mulisha, Brian is one of the most notable names in action sports. He first earned 10 XG medals in Moto X, then he made the transition to four wheels and has quickly garnered four more podiums. In 2010, he was surprised when he earned double silver in Racing and RallyCross. In 2011, Brian upgraded to RallyCross gold and then backed it up with bronze in 2012. Deegan attributed his success behind the wheel to his early days in racing Motorcross and his success in short-course racing.

Brian Deegan Age

Deegan is 49 years old as of 2023. He was born on May 9, 1974, in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States of America. In addition, Brian celebrates her birthday on May 9th every year and her birth sign is Taurus.

Brian Deegan Height

Deegan stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Brian Deegan Wife

Deegan is married to his wife Marissa Deegan. The duo married in 2003 after a longtime relationship. They are blessed with three children namely Hailie Deegan, Haiden Deegan, and Hudson Deegan.

Their eldest child, Hailie is a full-time racer in the ARCA Menards Series, and their 2nd and 3rd children compete in the youth Motocross.

Brian Deegan Family

Deegan was born and raised by his parents in Omaha, Nebraska, to a middle-class family of American nationality. However, he has not disclosed much details about his parents and siblings. We promise to update you once the information is available.

Brian Deegan Career

At the age of 17, Deegan joined Team Moto XXX as a pro supercross racer. Brian Deegan won the 125cc main event at the LA Coliseum in 1997 and ghost drove his bike past the finish line. This was the start of freestyle motocross as we know it today.

Deegan broke his femur and both wrists while attempting a twisting backflip 360 over a 100-foot snow double at the Winter X Games in 2004. Six months later, he competed in the Summer X Games and finished fourth. Deegan also holds the record for being the first rider to land a Mulisha Twist in a competition.

In 2009, Deegan switched to four wheels and competed in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series’ Unlimited Lites division, where he won the championship over more experienced racers.

Deegan competed in the Rally Car Racing event at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the 2010 X Games. Due to a false turn, he made during the race, Deegan finished second behind Tanner Foust. Brian also competed in the Rally Car Super Rally, coming in second to Tanner Foust. At the X Games XVII, he won gold in RallyCross.


In the 2011 Traxxas TORC Series, he won the World Championship event at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. In addition, Brian took part in the Race of Champions. He also won the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series championships in the Pro Lite Unlimited and Pro 2 classes.

He unveiled the Metal Mulisha Monster truck in 2012. In January 2012, Todd LeDuc made his official debut at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Deegan himself drove the truck at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. He was supposed to drive the truck at Monster Jam World Finals 13, but he was hurt during practice. Todd LeDuc took his place. He also won his second Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series championship in the Pro 2 class.

Deegan competed in the Global RallyCross Championship with an OlsbergsMSE Ford Fiesta, finishing second in 2012, fourth in 2013, and 12th in 2014. He also maintained his Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series career, winning both the Pro Light Unlimited and Pro 2 championships in 2013 and 2014. Chip Ganassi Racing engaged Deegan and former professional motocross rider Jeff Ward to compete in seven Global Rallycross Championship races in an M-Sport Fiesta in 2015.

Brian Deegan Television Show Appearances

During a 2005 taping of MTV’s Viva La Bam, Deegan under-rotated a backflip and was hit hard in the midsection by the handlebars, nearly losing his life. He had a kidney removed, his spleen lacerated, and he had lost a lot of blood. As a result of the event, he now has a long scar down his stomach that he refers to as his “zipper,” which spans virtually his whole abdomen. When the show first aired, Bam dedicated it to Brian at the conclusion. The incident was omitted from the show.

During the same show’s taping, Bam Margera’s uncle, Don Vito, was made to lie down on the ground by his nephew with the aim of Deegan and two others jumping over him for the “Fatboy Jump World Record,” as Margera and Deegan dubbed it. Margera and Raab and Brian restrained Vito by holding him by the feet and arms. The motorcycles vaulted over Vito, with Deegan missing him by a fraction of a foot, startling Vito. That scene was shown on the show.


Disposable Hero, a film directed by Deegan and Berkela, was released in 2006 and follows him through the trials and tribulations of the freestyle motocross sport and lifestyle. Jesse James, Ronnie Faisst, Jeremy Stenberg, Cameron Steele, Chris Ackerman, Nate Adams, and Seth Enslow are among the featured cast members who discuss Deegan’s life experiences. On December 5, 2007, the film premiered on Spike TV.

In the film Fantastic Four, Deegan did stunts. He’s also working on an MTV reality show. There is currently no air date set. He has appeared on the covers of Transworld MX and Racer X publications, as well as being featured in FHM magazine on several occasions.

Deegan appeared in the video game Freestyle for the Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, and PlayStation 2. He also appeared in the PlayStation game Supercross in 2000. Deegan was the subject of the documentary Blood Line: The Life and Times of Brian Deegan, which was released in 2018.

Brian Deegan Net Worth

Deegan has an estimated net worth of $10 million. This includes his assets, money, and income. His income is mainly from his successful career as a professional Freestyle Motocross rider and founding member of the Metal Mulisha.