- Full Name: Philip John Clapp Jr.
- Net Worth: $75 Million
- Occupation: Stunt performer, Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter and Film producer
- Marital Status: Married
- Ethnicity: English
Johnny Knoxville Net Worth – The Real Life Of A Stunt Performer, Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter And Film Producer
Knoxville was born in Tennessee to Lemoyne Clapp and Philip Clapp Sr. his mother was a teacher and his father was involved with sales in a car company. Ever since Knoxville was a kid, he already had the skills of being a good actor. Right after he graduated from high school. He already decided to transfer to California to pursue his dream of being an actor. He eventually became successful with his decision, and even appeared with different commercials and became an extra in different shows.
Knoxville was eager to be successful, and had a break with his acting skills. He then decided to write various articles in different magazines. He wrote about different stunts in the field of skateboarding, which actually got the attention of Jeff Tremaine which led to its actual performance in the Big Brother show.
Knoxville was amazingly known for his interesting and imaginative ideas in the show that he lived for – Jackass. With all his efforts, Knoxville got his own production company which he called the Johnny Knoxville Dickhouse Productions which was changed in 2014 to Hello Junior. Jackass has been in its peak, while Knoxville was already enjoying each and every part of the show itself. It was not really acting per se, but was also more of a reality show in itself.
Knoxville has also been accepting movie offers and acted as a two alien faced in the movie Men in Black II. He was really good with his acting skills, and got too many performing offers.
In 2009, Knoxville was detained in the Los Angeles International Airport for carrying a grenade in his baggage which was said to be prohibited in the said airport and was against the policy of the said airport. All throughout the investigation, Knoxville explained that it was not meant to scare or threaten the passenger’s flight, but it was rather a prop for their show. In the same year, he also suffered an injury wherein he need to undergo catheterization, which he is obliged to insert a tube in his penis going up to his bladder.
Knoxville was known with his imaginative and intense stunts from the show Jackass, and everyone was shocked when knew about his romantic side. He got married in 1995 to a woman named Melanie Lynn Cates. They had a daughter in the following year, which they named Madison. And as she grew up, Knoxville even mentioned his daughter’s name in every taping for Jackass. Unfortunately, after 11 years, the couple got divorced due to some personal issues, but was rumored that Knoxville and his wife have been handling marital problems.
In 2009, a year after Knoxville got divorced, he announced that he and Johnny Knoxville girlfriend – Naomi Nelson – would be expecting a baby who was born on December 20, 2009 and was named Rocko Akira Clapp. A year after their son’s birth, Knoxville and Naomi got married and even had a daughter – Arlo Lemoyne Yoko Clapp (October 6, 2011).