Thomas Joseph Lavin is an America born cyclist and television host. He is most popular as a BMX rider and his work as the host to MTV’s The Challenge. He also discovered a talent all by himself as he learnt to play piano without any exterior help and created his recording studio in the basement of his house.
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Biography and Early Life
Lavin was born on December 7, in the year 1976. He was born in Las Vegas in Nevada, a state in the United States.
His mother’s name is Barbara Lavin, and he has a younger sister named Brooke Lavin. His single mother brought him up. He is an extremely private person and prefers not to speak about his father. His father left the family at a very young age for his mother to manage the entire household alone. Therefore, he is close to his mother and his sister as he frequently shares their pictures on social media.
Lavin started to ride bikes when he was just a two-year-old kid. He used to race on the BMX till he was fifteen. He gave racing on the BMX and decided to try dirt jumping.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is T. J. Lavin in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, T. J. Lavin’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 7 December 1976. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 145 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms.
Being an extremely private person, he has not disclosed any details about his personal life or about his educational background. However, it is known that he has been in the wrestling clubs during his high school days. He has not revealed his school or college name, not because he is ashamed but because he wants to keep some part of his memory to himself and not disclose everything to the media.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In the year 2010, Lavin met with a very serious accident that almost took his life. While performing a stunt in BMX bike in the Dew Tour Championship, which was held in Las Vegas, he crashed very badly and landed on a nasty injury. He had quite severe injuries. His arms, legs, and orbital bone were broken or rather fractured.
He was in a state of medically induced coma for a month. Then he was infected with pneumonia. The accident took place in October, and he recovered by November end. The doctors suggested that he rest and give a break to his career, but he was stubborn and could not lay on the bed any longer.
Two years after this horrific incident, he married his long-time girlfriend, Roxanne Siordia. Lavin revealed in an interview that they always wished to get married on November 2 since that was the day they met each other for the first time. They both got married on November 2, 2012, on the day of their 8th anniversary.
Lavin’s wife, Roxanne, already had one daughter from her previous relationship. Thus Lavin decided to adopt her daughter, and that’s how Raquel became Raquel Lavin.
Is T.J. Lavin Gay?
Not much is known about his love life except the fact that he was dating his wife Roxanne Lavin 8 years prior to his marriage. There are also no such incidents that may point that he is gay. Thus we can conclude that his sexual orientation is straight.
Lavin’s sports career has been successful right from the beginning. He participated in the X Games and undoubtedly won all the games. He had won three gold medals, one silver medal, and won the bronze medal thrice. Then he took part in the Dew Action Sports Tour and became a champion there as well.
He had won the DK Dirt Circuit championship, a European championship, and a CFB Championship. He also became a champion at the Gravity Games. He was called the “King of Dirt.”
He was always a music lover, which made him learn the piano. He started a recording studio at his home. He then went on to release LAVS, The First SET. He has also featured in many songs, namely. “Never Gonna Hold Me Down” with Johnny Richter for the album Sub Noize Souljaz, then “Watcha Want” from the album Random Stuff, “The Crab Shack Special” from the album King Harbour.
He realized a single named “Soldier” as an attribute to his friend Stephen Murray. Stephen’s BMX crashed while performing at the AST Dew Tour. He suffered from a serious spinal cord injury while doing the double flip. He could not survive against his injuries. The entire amount collected from the single “Soldier” was donated to the Stephen Murray Family Fund.
He has been hosting several spin-offs, specials, and most importantly, MTV’s reality shows, The Challenge. He has been the host of the show The Challenge since its 11th season. A movie was also produced, which was based on the life of T.J. Lavin. He was grateful for all the love he got from his fans and how much the audience appreciated his journey.
In the film A Monster Among Men, he portrayed the character Eli in the year 2012.
His career is inclined more towards sports; thus, he has not received any awards other than winning almost every competition he participated in.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of T.J Lavin in 2021
He has been investing in various fields, which help to generate a good amount of income. As of 2021, His net worth is around $10 million, and he is a cyclist, a host, and a musician.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Lavin owns three dogs and one cat named; Hanky, Howling, Cooper, and Houla, respectively.
He owns a Hot Rod 936 Dodge car.
T.J. Lavin is undoubtedly one of the most inspirational personalities. He has been unstoppable despite such major injuries and being in a coma. He took only one month of recovery despite being asked continuously to rest and give a break to his mind. He is not the kind of person to lay on the bed as he thinks life is short and every moment should be lived making experiences.
Facts of Thomas Joseph Lavin
- Gender Male
- full nameThomas Joseph Lavin
- birthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
- Date of Birth December 07, 1976
- Age 45 years 8 months
- Horoscope Sagittarius
- Lucky Number 6
- Lucky Stone Turquoise
- Lucky Color Orange
- Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
- net worth$10 million
- professionActor, presenter, musician and professional road racing cyclist.
- weightIn Kilograms – 66 Kg, In Pounds – 145 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
- hair colorBrown
- eye colorBlue
- high schoolUnknown