• Marissa Deegan is a TV personality and the wife of professional freestyle motocross rider Brian Deegan
• She is the mother of Hailie Deegan, a NASCAR and motocross racer
• She attended Centennial High School and worked after graduation to support herself
• She and her husband own Deegan Motorsports in Temecula, California
• Marissa and Brian have three children, Hailie, Hudson, and Haiden
Who is Marissa Deegan, Brian Deegan’s wife?
Marissa Deegan was born in Corona, California, USA on 29 August 1977 – her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds American nationality. She is a TV personality, but perhaps better known for being the wife of Brian Deegan, who is a professional freestyle motocross rider, and for being the mother of Hailie Deegan who is a NASCAR and motocross racer.
Early life and education
Marissa was raised in Corona as an only child, by her father who was a construction worker, and her mother who was a housewife. She had a rather normal childhood ,as she spent most of her free time playing with dolls and gossiping with her best friends.
Marissa attended Centennial High School at which she became interested in dancing and acting, and took lessons in both, but wasn’t talented enough to launch a career in either of the fields. She matriculated from Centennial in 1995, and didn’t to enroll at a college but started working to financially support herself.
Career as a TV personality
Marissa appeared on TV for the first time in 2005, when she guest starred in the episode “Tornado Survivor” of the documentary series “Impact: Stories of Survival” – it starred Bill Dowell, Tom Aiello and Dana Bowman, and aired 31 episodes before being cancelled.
Her second and latest appearance has been in the documentary video “Disposable Hero: The Brian Deegan Story” in 2006, which starred Chris Ackerman, Jerry Bernardo and Mike Cinqmars, and which is about the life of her husband Brian, specifically about his motorcycle accident.
Marissa and her husband are the owners of Deegan Motorsports, located in Temecula, California.
Love life and marriage with Brian
Marissa and Brian met while she was still attending high school, and they started dating not long after she matriculated.
After nearly eight years of being together, the two married in 2003 in a small ceremony attended by around 20 of their closest friends and family– before they exchanged vows, Marissa gave birth to their daughter Hailie Deegan on 18 July 2001. She entered her first race while attending high school, while she is today among the best NASCAR drivers. Their first son Hudson Deegan was born on 16 March 2011 and has already become a motorcycle racer – Marissa and Brian’s third child, Haiden was born a year after Hudson.
The family of five is currently living together in California and there are no rumors nor controversies surrounding Marissa and Brian’s marriage.
Hobbies and other interests
Marissa likes to travel, and being married to the famous motocross driver has made it possible for her to travel all around the USA while she and her children have also vacationed in Europe on a number of occasions staying in countries such as Greece and Italy. Summer is her favorite season as she likes to go swimming and paddle-boarding, and is also keen on sun tanning at the beach – one of her favorite places to visit during the summer is Ocean Beach on Fire Island.
She likes to spend her free time in nature, especially in national parks, and has recently visited the Zion National Park, together with her youngest son.
Marissa is also keen on watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Anne Hathaway, while some of her favorite movies are “Seven Pounds”, “I Am Legend” and “One Day”.
Age and height
Marissa is 43 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs). As of August 2020, her and her husband’s net worth has been estimated at over $10 million.
Who is Brian Deegan?
Brian Deegan was born in Omaha, Nebraska USA, on 9 May 1974 – his zodiac sign is Taurus and he holds American nationality. He is best known for having won numerous motocross races, including performing a 360 during a race, and for having launched the clothing brand Metal Mulisha.
Brian was 17 years old when he joined Team Moto XXX and went pro – at the age of 23, he won the 125cc main at the Los Angeles Coliseum, and is considered as one of the founders of Freestyle Motocross.
During the Winter X Games in 2004, Brian tried to perform a 360, falling and breaking both his wrists and his femur – after recovering, he turned to Christianity and became a reborn Christian. Half a year after the incident, he returned to the Summer X Games winning fourth place, and he tried once again to perform a 360 in the race, and this time succeeded. The year 2009 saw him switch to four-wheel off-road racing, and he won the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Championship in the Unlimited Lites Division.
He went on to compete in the rally Car Racing held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 2010, winning second place.
In 2011, Brian became the World Champion after winning at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, while he also won both Pro Lite Unlimited and Pro 2 divisions of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. He tested his skill in Monster Truck Racing in 2012, but after suffering an injury during a test drive, he had to retire from the championship, replaced by Todd LeDuc.
Up until 2015, Brian was racing in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series winning it in 2013 and 2014.