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What is Johnny Knoxville Net Worth In 2024: Biography, Forbes, Age, Wife, ‘JackAss Star’

Johnny Knoxville net worth, Bio, age and wife

Who is Johnny Knoxville?

Johnny Knoxville is a famous American television showman, Actor, Screenwriter, comedian, film producer, and stage performer who hails from Knoxville, TN. As of 2024, Johnny has an estimated net worth of $75 million. 

Knoxville is best known as the co-creator writer of the MTV reality show “Jackass” which aired between 2000-2002.

Johnny Knoxville net worth

Public profile of John Clapp

Popular As: Johnny Knoxville

Real Name: Philip John Clapp

Age: 52 years old

Zodiac sign: Pisces

Date of birth: March 11, 1971

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Country of origin: USA

Source of income: Professional Actor, Writer

Spouses: Melanie Lynn Cates (div), Naomi Nelson (m)

Children: Madison Clapp, Rocko Akira, Arlo Clapp.

Biography and Early Life

Johnny who is originally known as Philip John Clapp was born on March 11, 1971, in Knoxville TN. Johnny’s parents were Lemoyne and Philip Clapp. His father, Mr. Clapp used to be a car businessman who had a very good sense of humor. The star Actor went to Young High School and graduated in 1989.

He was such an intelligent student whose intelligence earned him a scholarship to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Johnny’s Career

Johnny Knoxville whose Current net worth as of 2024 is estimated to be $75 million, didn’t start as smoothly as most actors. In fact, he faced lots of challenges; this includes finding a good acting job.

He had to go into article writing for magazines and making appearances in commercials just to earn extra money. According to sources, at some point while Johnny was pondering what ideas to come up with for his articles, he came up with a concept of testing self-defense devices on himself.

His idea was embraced by Jeff Tremaine of the Skateboarding publication “Big Brother” who advised Knoxville to videotape the idea. Jeff showed the tape to his director friend, Spike Jonze who saw the idea as a very brilliant one and decided to create a series based on it.

Jonze, Jeff, and Johnny Knoxville would serve as the executive producers of the show. So the trio signed a deal with MTV and “Jackass” premiered.

The reality show featured people who performed dangerous stunts and pranks was aired from 2000 down to 2002. In 2007, a DVD of “Jackass” 2.5 was released. It contained scenes, stunts, and pranks that were deleted from the cast.

Another Jackass film series which is the third was released in 2010, “Jackass 3D”.

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Following Johnny Knoxville’s achievement from the premiere of Jackass, his net worth has risen to an estimate of $75 million, this includes his private properties, cars, houses, etc.

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Johnny Knoxville Personal Life 

Five years before the premiere of Jackass, Johnny had walked down the aisle with his first wife Melanie Lynn Cates. A year later she gave birth to their first child Madison.

Unfortunately, their marriage ended after Johnny filed for a divorce over some irreconcilable differences.

Johnny Knoxville net worth
John, Naomi and his children

A few years later Johnny met and married his current wife Naomi Nelson and they have been married for more than a decade. Their marriage was blessed with two children.

Johnny Knoxville Movies

As a professional actor, John Clapp has acted in so many movies which include the following.

i. Action Point.

ii. Skiptrace

iii. Walking Tall

iv.The Duke of Hazzard

v. Jackass presents: Bad Grandpa

vi. The Last Stand. Etc.

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Johnny Knoxville’s Age

Philip Clapp was born on the 11th of March, 1971 and he is 52 years old.

FAQs About Johnny

Who is his first wife?

He was first married to Melanie Lynn Cates from 1995 and got divorced in 2008. In 2010 he married Naomi Nelson.

What’s his zodiac sign:

His zodiac sign is Pisces.

What is he best known for?

Knoxville is best known for ‘Bad Grandpa Writer’.

What are the names of his children?

His children’s names are;  Madison Clapp ( from his first wife) Rocko Clapp and Arlo Clapp.


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