Jess Margera is an American musician who is known as the drummer of West Chester-based heavy metal band CKY. He co-founded the band in 1997. Before he started working with CKY, he has worked with other bands including Gnarkill, Viking Skull, and The Company Band.
Jess Margera was born Jesse Phillip Margera on August 28, 1978, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, under the zodiac sign of Virgo. He was born to Phil Margera and April Margera. She grew up in West Chester along with his older brother Bam Margera, member of Jackass and pro skater.
Jess Margera who is the age of 40 years is a married man. He got married to Kelly on October 29, 2005. Their marriage ceremony was done privately where the people who attended their marriage where their close friends and family members.
However, Jess Margera never talked about his personal life to the media so there is no information about how did Kelly meet Jess. Furthermore, after their marriage, the duo love birds were blessed by their three children named Ava, Scarlett and London Philip Margera.
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Talking about his past affairs, there is no news about him having a romantic relationship with anyone except Kelly.
Jess Margera has an estimated net worth of $2 million. As a musician, he was able to collect a decent amount of money from it. Since 1988, he has been working with his co-founded heavy metal band CKY.
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According to the source, the average salary of a musician or singer is around $39,888 along with a median bonus of $1,750.
In the beginning, he started playing for different bands in 1991. One of the bands he first played along with was Soalroach which also had his brother Bam and friend Ryan Dunn. Some of the bands which he has worked with are VikingSkull and The Company Band.
Later he formed a band named Foreign Objects along with his friend Deron Miller. Deron eventually became the lead guitarist of the vocalist of CKY. Furthermore, in 1995, the band released their first EP titled ‘The Undiscovered Numbers & Colors‘ which contained 5 tracks all written by Deron Miller.
Later, the duo collaborated with Chad I Ginsburg and decided to change the name of the band to CKY. In this band, Jess performed as the drummer. He has also written songs for one of its recordings ‘Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild‘ in 2002. On the same year, Jess joined the comedy band named Gnarkill which had his brother on Keyboards, Rich Vose in the Guitar and Brandon DiCamillo on Vocals.
Later the band released two studio albums: Gnarkill in 2002 and Grankill vs Unkle Matt and The SitBridz in 2006.
Furthermore, with CKY going strong, he also associated himself with other bands and collaborated a number of recording projects.
In 2007, he also formed The Company Band, a supergroup featuring Fireball Ministry frontman James Rota and Clutch frontman Neil Fallon.
Until now CKY has been able to release their many albums and EP. In 2009 after they released their fourth album Caver City the band started to face some problems. Later Ginsburg left the band due to personal reasons, however, he returned.
In 2017, the band released their most recent recording titled The Phoenix.