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Johnny Knoxville Net Worth is up there with some of Hollywood’s top earners, something he got from his career as an actor, film producer, screenwriter, comedian and stunt performer.
So how much does he earn or has earned from his impressive career so far? This article has the answers to this, plus his biography and how his career panned out since he broke through in the movie industry in America.
Who is Johnny Knoxville?
He is known professionally and popularly by the stage name Johnny Knoxville.
He was born with the birthname Philip John Clapp in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 11, 1971.
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His father’s name was Philip who dealt in cars and tires, and his mother’s name was Lemoyne who was a Sunday school teacher.
Johnny was raised by his parents alongside two older sisters.
Johnny credits his cousin, singer-songwriter Roger Alan Wade, with giving him the acting bug after Wade gave him a copy of Jack Kerouac’s On The Road.
Johnny Knoxville graduated from South-Doyle High School in Knoxville in 1989 and subsequently moved to California to pursue an acting career.
Johnny Knoxville career
Before we zoom in on Johnny Knoxville net worth, we need to look at Johnny Knoxville career, the place from which he earned his money.
Johnny Knoxville career didn’t get off to a flying start as his earliest acting jobs mainly consisted of commercials and appearances as an extra.
Unable to land a major role and get his ‘big break,’ he began pitching his own ideas for articles to magazines, to create his own opportunities.
Johnny Knoxville career took shape with Jackass his breakthrough series which he earned a deal to air on MTV.
Although Jackass originally only aired for three seasons on MTV, from October 2000 to February 2002, it spawned a wildly successful franchise, which includes four feature films released by Paramount Pictures: Jackass: The Movie (2002), Jackass Number Two (2006), Jackass 3D (2010), and Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013).
It also inspired several spin-off shows that star various Jackass cast members, including Wildboyz (2003-2006), Viva La Bam (2003-2005), Homewrecker (2005), Bam’s Unholy Union (2007), and Dr Steve-O (2007).
Furthermore, the videogame Jackass: The Game was released in 2007, in which Knoxville appears as himself.
Knoxville’s starring roles in the Jackass franchise helped grow his popularity and land him other acting roles.
Some of the films he has been featured in include Men in Black II (2002), where he played a two-headed alien; Walking Tall (2002), which starred The Rock; and Lords of Dogtown (2005).
He has starred in films such as (2005), where he played the lead character; The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), in which he starred opposite Seann William Scott; The Ringer (2005); Nature Calls (2012); The Last Stand (2013); Movie 43 (2013); Elvis & Nixon (2016); and Skiptrace (2016).
He has been nominated for an American Comedy Award as well as several MTV Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
Outside of acting, Knoxville is a prolific producer.
He co-owns the production company Dickhouse Productions with Jeff Tremaine and Spike Jonze (from the Jackass franchise).
Johnny Knoxville relationship
Knoxville married Melanie Lynn Cates on May 15, 1995, and together they have a daughter Madison, who was born in 1996.
The couple separated in July 2006, with Knoxville filing for divorce in July 2007; their divorce was finalized in July 2009.
While separated from Cates, Knoxville began dating Naomi Nelson.
Together Knoxville and Nelson welcomed a son in December 2009. They married in September 2010 and welcomed a daughter in October 2011.
Johnny Knoxville net worth
After telling you all there is to know about him, we finally reach that point where to talk about Johnny Knoxville net worth.
What is Johnny Knoxville net worth?
As mentioned before, Johnny Knoxville net worth is up there with the top earners.
His net worth is estimated to be around $50 Million.
So Johnny Knoxville net worth is $50 Million.
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