Johnny Knoxville Bio | Wiki
Johnny Knoxville (Real name: Philip John Clapp) is an American actor, professional wrestler, stunt performer, writer, and producer. He rose to fame for his role as the co-creator and star of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass. The show aired for three seasons from 2000 to 2001.
Johnny and his co-stars returned for the first installment in the Jackass film series a year later. The second and third installment was released in 2006 and 2010, respectively. The first film in the series is Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013) with a storyline , which saw Johnny star as his Jackass character Irving Zisman. In 2022, Jackass Forever was released and it is said to be his final installment of the Jackass franchise.
Johnny has had acting roles in films such as Men in Black II in 2002, A Dirty Shame in 2004, Walking Tall in 2004, The Dukes of Hazzard in 2005, The Ringer in 2005, a cameo role as a sleazy corporate president of a skateboard company in Lords of Dogtown in 2005, The Last Stand in 2013, Skiptrace in 2016, and the television series Reboot in 2022. Also, Johnny voiced Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 2014.
Johnny Knoxville Age
He was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America. Johnny is 51 years old.
Johnny Knoxville Height
He is a man of tall stature. Johnny stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in ( Appeox 1.85 m).
Johnny Knoxville Family
He was born to his parents in Knoxville, Tennessee. His dad, Philip (1935–2018), was a tire and car salesman while his mother, Lemoyne Clapp (née Houck; 1938–2017), taught Sunday school. Johnny has two older sisters. His cousin, singer-songwriter Roger Alan Wade fave Johnny a copy of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. He credits this coply for giving him the acting bug.
Johnny Knoxville Wife
He married Melanie Lynn Cates on May 15, 1995. The couple welcomed a baby girl on January 4, 1996. The couple separated in July 2006 after eleven years of marriage. Johnny filed for divorce on July 3, 2007 which was finalized in March 2008 with final divorce arrangements settled in July 2009.
The actort announced on August 18, 2009, that he and his girlfriend, Naomi Nelson, were expecting their first child. She gave birth to a son in December 2009 in Los Angeles. Johnny and Nelson married on September 24, 2010. They welcomed their second baby, a daughter in October 2011, in Los Angeles. It was reported on June 17, 2022, that Johnny filed for divorce from his wife.
Johnny Knoxville Daughter
He shares a daughter with his ex-wife Lynn Cates. Johnny’s daughter can be heard in the credits for Jackass Number Two, is seen in “The Making of Jackass Two” on the special features on the DVD. She also appeared in the credits of Jackass 3D, punching Tremaine with a boxing glove.
Johnny Knoxville Education
He schooled at South-Doyle High School in Knoxville. While in high school, Johnny played on the baseball team and was named All-Knoxville Interscholastic League Honorable Mention. He also played in the Knoxville Area All Star game as a pitcher.The actor graduated from high school in 1989 and moved to California to become an actor. Initially, Johnny appeared mostly in commercials and made several minor appearances as an extra.
Johnny Knoxville Jackass | Jackass Forever
He took part in the Gumball 3000 for Jackass along with co-stars Chris Pontius, Steve-O, Jackass director Jeff Tremaine, and cinematographer Dimitry Elyashkevich.Before Jackass premiered on MTV, Johnny and company turned down an offer to perform their stunts for Saturday Night Live on a weekly basis though the acotr later hosted a 2005 episode of the show. Johnny has been in several feature films but is most notably for staring in Jay Chandrasekhar’s adaptation of The Dukes of Hazzard opposite Seann William Scott.
He has starred in Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 2.5, Jackass 3D, Jackass 3.5, Jackass Forever, and Jackass 4.5. Jackass 3D marked the 10th anniversary of the franchise. In the 2002 film Men in Black II, Johnny played a two-headed alien. In 2004, he worked with John Waters in A Dirty Shame and appeared in Walking Tall as a supporting character to The Rock in the same year.
Johnny Knoxville Bam Margera
He is responsible for many of the ideas in Jackass. Jihnny is often seen as the de facto leader of the crew. The show is directed by Jeff Tremaine. The latter produced a pilot that used footage from Big Brother and Bam Margera’s CKY videos. Johnny pitched a series to various networks with help from Tremaine’s friend, fim director Spike Jonze. Jackass was born after a deal was made with MTV.
Johnny Knoxville Wwe | Wrestlemania
Apart from acting, Johnny has been involved with the professional wrestling promotion WWE. He made his WWE television debut on n the October 13, 2008 episode of Raw, feuding with The Great Khali. On the October 4, 2010 episode of Raw in Wichita, Kansas, Johnny appeared as the guest star. He announced on January 1, 2022, at WWE’s Day 1 pay-per-view, that he would be at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view as a participant in the event’s signature namesake match
Johnny’s entry was confirmed on the January 7 episode of SmackDown. He simultaneously starting a feud with Sami Zayn. Jiohnny entered the Royal Rumble at number 9 but was eliminated by Zayn. He then returned on the February 25 episode of SmackDown where he challenged Zayn for the WWE Intercontinental Championship that Zayn won the week prior. Johnny got rejected and was attacked by Zayn.
He distracted Zayn the following week during his match with Ricochet, allowing Ricochet to win the championship from Zayn. Zayn challenged Johnny later that same night to a match at WrestleMania 38 to which Johnny accepted. The match was stipulated as an Anything Goes match, wherein on Night 2 of that event. Johnny won the match against Zayn with the help of Jackass members Wee Man,Chris Pontius, director Jeff Tremaine, and new members Jasper Dolphin and his father Compston “Dark Shark” Wilson.
Johnny Knoxville Injuries
Johnny explained on The Howard Stern Show on February 4, 2009, how he tore his urethra during a stunt for Jackass Presents: Mat Hoffman’s Tribute to Evel Knievel. He described how he had to flush it twice daily. According to the actor, this was dome by “sticking a tube into his penis all the way up to his bladder.” He referred to the practice of urinary catheterization. Johnny said the process prevented scar tissue from forming. He performed the procedure “twice a day for three and a half years” after the injury.
Johnny Knoxville Real Name
His real name is Philip John Clapp. He created his own opportunities when the “big break” he sought eluded him. He started by writing and pitching article ideas to different magazines. This was an idea to test self-defense equipment on himself. It captured the interest of Jeff Tremaine’s skateboarding magazine called Big Brother. The stunts were filmed and included in Big Brother’s “Number Two” video.
Johnny Knoxville Movies And Tv Shows
– 2012 Nitro Circus: The Movie
– 2012 Nature
– Fun Size
– 2013 The Last Stand
– 2013 Movie 43
– Small Apartments
– 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
– 2014 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5
– 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
– 2015 Being Evel
– 2016 Elvis & Nixon
– 2016 Skiptrace
– 2017 Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine
– 2018 Half Magic
– 2018 Action Point
– 2018 The Great Buster: A Celebration
– 2019 Polar
– 2019 Above Suspicion
– We Summon the Darkness
– 2020 Steve-O: Gnarly
– 2020 Mainstream
– 2022 Jackass Forever
– 2022 Jackass 4.5
– TBA The Brandon Novak Story
– 2009 Dogg After Dark
– 2009 Dancing with the Stars
– Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory
– 2009 Nitro Circus
– 2009 Co-creator and executive producer
– Steve-O: Demise and Rise
– 2009 The Goode Family
– 2010 The Dudesons
– 2010 The Dudesons in America
– WWE Raw
– 2010 MTV Video Music Awards
– 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards
– 2011 Ridiculousness
– 2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn
– 2012-2013 Loiter
– 2012 SpongeBob SquarePants
– 2013 Conan
– 2014–2018 Drunk History
– 2014 Maron
– 2014 CKY: The Greatest Hits
– 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
– 2017 Epicly Later’d: Bam Margera
– 2020 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
– 2021 Jackass Shark Week
– 2021 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
– 2021 WWE SmackDown
– 2022 WWE Day 1
– 2022 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
– Royal Rumble (2022)
– 2022 Ridiculousness
– 2022 The Late Late Show with James Corden
– The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
– 2022 WrestleMania 38
– 2022 The Orville
– Jackass Shark Week 2.0
– 2022–present Reboot
– 2022 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
– Celebrity Family Feud
– 2022 Late Night with Seth Meyers
– 2022 Good Morning America Weekend
– 2023 The Prank Panel
Johnny Knoxville Net Worth
He has accumulated an estimated net worth of $50 million.
How Old Is Johnny Knoxville
Johnny is 51 years old. He was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America.