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Bam Margera Death: Is He Dead Or Alive? Health Update

Bam Margera death rumors spread over the internet when he revealed that he was pronounced dead after suffering five seizures during Covid 19. 

Margera is a former professional skateboarder and stunt performer famous as one of the stars of the MTV reality stunt series Jackass and its sequels.

The 44-year-old also created Jackass spin-off shows such as Viva La Bam, Bam’s World Domination, Bam’s Bad Ass Game Show, and Bam’s Unholy Union.

Besides that, Margera is a movie director who directed Haggard and Minghags.

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Bam Margera Death: Is He Dead Or Alive?

Bam Margera death rumors are false, as the Jackass star is alive and kicking as of February 2023.

Margera revealed that he was pronounced dead last year when he suffered severely from Covid-19.

The 44-year-old was hospitalized in early December 2022 after having a severe case of pneumonia, as per TMZ.

The pneumonia was complicated when he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital.

Since then, the Jackass star was put on a ventilator and was later treated in ICU.

To complicate things, Margera reportedly suffered five seizures during that time, which led to the doctors pronouncing him dead once.

Thankfully, Margera’s condition stabilized, and he recovered from the illness. 

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Bam Margera spoke about his health scare on Steve-O’s “Wild Ride” podcast. (Source: Instagram)

Bam was frequently in and out of rehab in 2022 as he completed a one-year treatment program for alcohol and drug abuse.

Earlier in 2023, Bam spoke to his Jackass collaborator Steve-O in an episode of his “Wild Ride” podcast.

The episode, released this week, contained the two friends talking about Margera’s health scare in December 2022.

Margera recalled that he was pronounced dead on December 8 and had four seizures lasting 10 to 20 minutes.

During the fourth seizure, he bit his tongue so hard that “it was nearly falling off.” It got so swollen that it wouldn’t fit in his mouth.

He was drinking the infected blood, which gave him pneumonia. 

After having a fifth seizure, Bam couldn’t breathe without a tube down his throat. 

When he woke up, the Jackass star thought that it was just a couple of hours, when in fact he only woke up on the fifth day.

Margera told Steve-O that he was in the hospital for eight days. 

Luckily, the 44-year-old has recovered and is now healthy.

Bam Margera Family And Relationship 

Brandon Cole “Bam” Margera was born to April and Phil Margera on September 28, 1979.

April has appeared in several Jackass episodes and is often called everyone’s mom.

Likewise, Phil has also appeared in Viva La Bam, Minghags, Haggard, and several Jackass episodes.

Phil was also seen in VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, where he lost a total of 41 pounds, going down from 353 to 312 pounds.

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Bam Margera with his parents, April and Phil Margera. (Source: Loudwire)

Bam has an older brother named Jess Margera, who is the drummer of the American rock band CKY.

His late uncle, Vincent “Don Vito” Margera also had several appearances in Jackass and Minghags.

Bam Margera is married to Nicole Boyd and the couple has a son. They married on October 5, 2013, in Reykjavík, Iceland.

In September 2017, it was announced that Boyd became pregnant with Bam’s child, who was born on December 23, 2017, and was named Phoenix Wolf.

Margera was in a couple of relationships before his marriage to Nicole Boyd.

He was engaged to Jennifer Rivell with whom he was together since 1998. However, they broke up in 2005.

Bam then married his childhood friend Missy Rothstein in 2007 in downtown Philadelphia in a wild event involving his Jackass friends.

The couple went on a honeymoon to Dubai and had a relationship until 2012 when they decided to divorce.

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