Dave Mirra Net Worth
Dave Mirra Net Worth: American businessman, bicycle motocross athlete and rally car driver Dave Mirra was famed for both his riding abilities and charitable endeavors – as evidenced by an impressive net worth. Over his lifetime he amassed an estimated fortune through sponsorship deals with GT Bikes, Recaro, Nike Puma Maxxis Tires Bell Helmets as well as appearances on programs like Late Show with David Letterman / ESPN Real World/Road Rules Challenge; two video games feature him; additionally he had his own bike company called MirraCo.
Mirra was born David Michael Mirra on April 4, 1974 in Chittenango, New York and attended California State Polytechnic University Pomona to study accounting. Beginning his professional BMX career in 1992 and winning his first X Games medal at 1995’s Games (not including 2006), he amassed 24 total medals between 1995 and 2009. Mirra also competed in Rallycross racing where he received a bronze medal at 2013 Global RallyCross Championship.
Mirra rose to international renown through his incredible BMX riding abilities, garnering him the Best Male Action Sports Athlete title at the 2005 ESPY Awards. Mirra became well-known for performing amazing stunts such as a backflip on his bike; with such talent and charisma to boot. Mirra achieved worldwide recognition.
BMX icon Scott Mirra was married to Lauren Blackwell Mirra and had two children, yet tragically passed away from self-inflicted gunshot wound on February 4, 2016 at 41 years of age. He leaves an unparalleled legacy behind, one which will be sorely missed by so many people worldwide.
At the time of his death, his total net worth stood at approximately $15 million, the majority coming from his career as a BMX rider and business ventures. He was an advocate for action sports athletes in need and an active philanthropist, working hard to promote them all while building his net worth through various ventures and business investments.
Mirra launched his own bike company called “Mirra Co.” which became an instantaneous success and helped increase his overall net worth exponentially. Later in 2008, Mirra made the transition to rallying and rallycross racing – becoming part of Subaru Rally Team USA where he won multiple races over time.
Mirra served as an example for many young people to pursue their goals and be true to themselves. He fought tirelessly to show others that any field is achievable when you put forth effort into it; his dedication to sports will long be remembered by his fans and family alike; our deepest condolences go out at this difficult time – may you rest in peace, Dave.