Thomas Joseph Lavin TJ Lavin was born on the 7th December 1976 in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. TJ Lavin is best known for being a professional BMX rider, who is considered to be the best BMX dirt jumper of all time. He is also known for hosting the MTV reality TV show entitled “The Challenge” (1998-present) on MTV channel. He is also recognized as an actor and musician. He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since the 1980s.
Have you ever wondered how rich TJ Lavin is? Sources estimate that the total size of TJ Lavin’s net worth is equal to $9 million as of early 2016, with the main source of this amount of money being, of course, his career in the sports industry as a bike rider. Another source is coming from his successful involvement in the entertainment industry, as a TV host, actor and musician as well.
TJ Lavin Worth $9 Million
TJ Lavin spent his childhood in his hometown in Las Vegas, where he learnt to ride a bike at the age of two and later moved up to ride BMX at the age of 15, participating in BMX competitions, and dirt jumping. Thanks to his talents, in no time he turned pro, and thus his professional career began when he was 19 years old. Since he entered professional competitions, TJ has won almost every one of them, with some of the major titles including X Games, and Dew Action Sports Tour. He has seven X Games titles, three of them being gold, and three bronze, and he has one silver, which have increased his popularity as well as his net worth to a large degree.
During his career he has been the DK Dirt Circuit Champion, and has also won the Gravity Games. Furthermore, he was the European champion and CFB champion, which also added to his net worth.
Thanks to his successful career as a bike rider, TJ Lavin has been featured in MTV’s show entitled “The Challenge” since 2005, as a host. The show has frequently changed its name, but the host has stayed the same, and thanks to that he has steadily increased his net worth.
TJ Lavin is also recognized as a musician, as he learned to play piano from an early age, and has released a solo album entitled “LAVS The First SET”. During his musical career, TJ has also collaborated with many famous artists of the American scene such as Johnny Richter and Big B, which has also increased his net worth.
He has tried himself as an actor too, landing the role of Ely in the film “A Monster Among Men”, which was released in 2012 and added to his overall fortune.
When it comes to his personal life, TJ Lavin has been married to his (previously) long-time fiancée Roxanne Sioridia since November of 2012; they had been together for over eight years, and he accepted her daughter from her previous relationship. In spare time, he enjoys watching motocross as well as he posting on his own Twitter and Instagram accounts, on which he has a great number of followers.
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