Johnny Knoxville is an American actor, producer and TV personality. Knoxville came to prominence in the mid 1990s for his MTV show Johnny Knoxville’s Jackass, where he performed various stunts and pranks on himself and others that drew a lot of media attention. He has made several appearances on the show, but did not return for the 2017 revival. His early life is unknown but he married Melanie Lynn Vincent in 1992.
Johnny Knoxville net worth
As an actor, Johnny Knoxville has a reported net worth of $40 million. His annual salary is estimated to be around $17 million per year. The wealth that he has accumulated from his career as an entertainer seems to have been spent well as there are no reports about him being involved in any kind of criminal activity.
Early life and career
Johnny Knoxville was born Phillip John Clapp on 11 June 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee. His parents divorced when he was very young and his mother raised him while working as a waitress at Rodizio Grill. He dropped out of school in tenth grade to work at a car wash. He started his career as a cast member of the unscripted series Jackass which features stunts, pranks and skits. The shows were aired on MTV for three seasons from 2000 to 2002. After the show ended he returned in 2016 with another season called Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa . The movie released on October 25, 2013 was a huge success and made a collection of $152 million worldwide in its first week.
He appeared in Jackass: The Movie released on October 25, 2002 which featured appearances from cast members from the TV series. He has also worked in some other movies like Men In Black II (2002) Eight Legged Freaks (2002) The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) and The Ringer (2005). He has also done voiceover work in movies like Shrek 2 (2004) Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (2012). In addition to movies, he has made some appearances on TV shows.
In Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa , Knoxville’s character Irving Zisman makes an appearance on the show The Bachelorette . He did this scene with Chris Harrison , who plays himself in the film. Mark Cuban plays a gay bar owner, while Dolph Lundgren appears as one of his thugs. Other cast members of The Bachelorette who appear in the movie are Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum .
Johnny Knoxville is currently married to Melanie Lynn Vincent. The couple has three children named Rocko Knoxville, Zazel Knoxville and Rio Knoxville. They have been together since 1992 and are still together.
Johnny’s early life is unknown but he married Melanie Lynn Vincent in 1992. The couple has three children named Rocko Knoxville, Zazel Knoxville and Rio Knoxville. They have been together since 1992 and are still together.
He was previously married to Melanie Clapp but the couple got divorced in 1993. He then married actress Melanie Lynn Vincent in 1992 after his divorce with Clapp. The pair first met during the filming of the music video for the song Home Sweet Home by Mötley Crüe. In 2001, Knoxville filed a restraining order against Vincent after she cut his hair off while he was sleeping.