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Johnny Knoxville Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Johnny Knoxville worth?  $75 Million

How did Johnny Knoxville earn his money and wealth?

Philip John Clapp Jr. popularly known as Johnny Knoxville was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the United States on March 11th, 1971. He is the son of Philip Clapp Sr, and Lemoyne Clapp, a car salesman and Sunday-school teacher. Knoxville is a talented actor and stunt performer. Soon after his graduation in South-Young High School in 1989, he moved to California to become an actor. During the initial years of his career, he was spotted in TV commercials and some side roles. He even hit the ground of writing for various magazines, which turned out to be a big break for his life. After Jeff Tremaine, the skateboard magazine owner, Big Brother took an interest in testing self-defense equipment on Johnny Knoxville. Later, the stunts performed by him became a part of Big Brother’s “Number Two” video.

Johnny Knoxville, is an actor, producer, script-writer, comedian and of course, stunt performer. ‘Jackass’, an American reality series, became the launch pad for Johnny Knoxville in the year 2000-2002. After this, he came to host the show in 2005, by performing stunts on a weekly basis for Saturday Night Live. Johnny Knoxville has also been noticed on multiple TV shows, films as well as series like ‘Coyote Ugly’ in 2002, ‘The Dukes of Hazard’ in 2005, ‘Men in Black II’ in 2002,  ‘Lords of Dogtown’  in 2005, ‘Jackass Number Two’, ‘Jackass 3D’, ‘Jackass: The Movie’ in 2010, ‘The Last Stand’  in 2013, ‘Skiptrace’ in 2016. This was followed with some contribution in television such as ‘Jackass’ (2000-2002), ‘Wildboyz’ (2003-2006), along with a part as guest voice for episodes of ‘King of the Hill’ in 2006, ‘Nitro Circus’ 2009, ‘The Dudesons in America’ in 2010, and ‘Drunk History’ in 2014.

Johnny Knoxville owns a production company, Dickhouse Productions in partnership with Spike Jonze and Jeff Tremaine of Jackass franchise. A lot of films, documentaries such as ‘The Birth of Big Air’ in 2010, ‘The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia’ in 2010 is a part of the production house named Dickhouse, which later became a part of Tribeca Films. Recently, Dickhouse Productions and Paramount Pictures jointly started the new production house, Hello Junior.

Johnny Knoxville is married to Naomi Nelson, with a baby son, Rocko Akira Clapp, born on December 20th, 2009 and a baby girl, Arlo Lemoyne Yoko Clapp, born on October 6th, 2011 in Los Angeles. Before Naomi Nelson, Johnny Knoxville was married to Melanie Lynn Cates on May 15th, 1995.

The couple got divorced in July 2009 after all the legal proceedings ended, with a daughter named Madison born in 1996. Melanie Lynn Cates voiced ‘Jackass Number Two’. He was also captured in “The Making of Jackass Two” and ‘Jackass 3D’, punching Jeff Tremaine with the boxing gloves.

What are the highest grossing films of Johnny Knoxville?

1-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) (voice): $191,204,754

2-Men in Black-II (2002): $190,418,803

3-Jackass 3-D (2010): $117,229,692

4-Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013): $102,003,019

5-The Dukes of Hazzard (2005): $80,270,227

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