Dave Mirra
Dave Mirra
Celebrated Name: Dave Mirra
Real Name/Full Name: David Michael Mirra
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 41 years old
Birth Date: 4 April 1974
Date of Death: 4 February 2016
Birth Place: Chittenango, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lauren Blackwell Mirra (m. 2006–2016)
Children: Yes (Mackenzie Mirra, Madison Mirra)
Profession: BMX rider
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Dave Mirra, known as David Michael Mirra, was an American BMX rider. It is notable that he held the record for most X Games medals in BMX Freestyle. He is known as a vert ramp and park rider. Mirra was a member of the team which won the 2014 Race Across America.

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Early Life

He was born on April 4, 1974, in Chittenango, New York, and died on February 4, 2016, in Greenville, North California, by way of suicide. Dave Mirra’s graduation was done from the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona after which, he moved to Greenville, North California, where he attended East California University. Mirra and his wife, Lauren had two daughters.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 4 April 1974, Dave Mirra was 41 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.75 m. tall, and weigh 80 kg.


Mirra started his career in racing at the age of 13 in 1987 by joining the Haro Bikes BMX team. He had also received a sponsorship from Vision Street Wear in 1989. He turned as a professional racer in 1992. It is remarkable that he won a medal at X Games every year from 1995 through 2009, which accumulated to 24 medals till 2013, except the year 2006.

From 2008 till 2013, he completed rallying and rallycross as a member of Subaru Rally Team USA. He was also interested in Ironman Competitions competing in his first Triathlon in March 2013. The success of Mirra took him to other exceptional fields other than bike riding.

Awards & Achievements:

Mirra has won 24 medals at the X Games. He won the Best Male Action Sports Athlete ESPY Award in 2005. Apart from these medals and awards, his racing records are brilliant with exceptional scores in FIA World Rallycross Championship and Global Rallycross Championship both at Entrant and supercar. It is notable that Greenville is now a home for over twenty professional BMX riders due to the successful rider Dave Mirra.

The late Dave Mirra has been inducted into the BMX Hall of Fame, located in Chula Vista, CA. Each year, only one rider per category is inducted into the BMX Hall of Fame, but USA BMX extended an automatic induction to Mirra during the voting process in March. Mirra looked on as 2,500 athletes, including his buddy from his hometown of Syracuse, N.Y., swam two loops around Mirror Lake, biked 112 miles, and finished with a 26.2 mile run through the town and around the lake.

Net Worth & Salary of Dave Mirra in 2024

Dave Mirra Net Worth
Dave Mirra Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated net worth of Dave Mirra is $15 million. Apart from his winnings and earning through racing, Mirra has had sponsorship deals with Recaro, GT Bicycles, Monster Energy, Nike, Puma, Maxxis Tires, Bell helmets, Subaru, and Snafu. He also eventually started his own bike company. For two seasons, he was the host of MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge.

Dave earned enormously when he was featured in multiple video games series and appeared on television shows such as the Punk’d, Today Show, and the Late Show with David Letterman. He was noted for riding a gold-plated bicycle in the 2005 X-Games, reportedly worth $7500.

Dave Mirra’s die-hard passion for bike racing made him achieve many laurels. His fame, which was created by him during his life, was exceptional compared to other racers.Mirra shot himself to death after knowing that he cannot be cured with his bacterial meningitis, which was contracted in 2010. In addition to that, he was also contracted with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.


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