Better known for his stage name as Johnny Knoxville is an American actor, film producer, comedian, screenwriter, and stunt performer famed for his role in movies like Men in Black II (2002), The Dukes of Hazard, and The Ringer.
47-year-old Knoxville born as Philip John Clapp is also the co-creator and star of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass. Professional since 1992, the Drunk History actor has amassed a huge fame along with a net worth of $75 million. Curious to know his professional career earnings, net worth, and properties? Get ready.
Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Johnny soon after his graduation from South Young High School in 1989 began appearing in many commercials. In 1992, he made his acting debut on-screen as cure-fan in the TV series The Ben Stiller Show.
In 2000, Knoxville launched a reality stunt show Jackass starring Jeff Tremaine, Sean Cliver, Spoezy, and Dave Carnie which earned him wide recognization.
After three seasons, the show halted in 2002 but soon the feature film Jackass: The Movie (2002) was released, which made the box office collection of $64.25 million.
Later, the franchise of the Jackass made Knoxville a millionaire. The Jackass: Number Two (2006) earned a gross amount of $72.78 million, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013) made the collection of $102 million while the Jackass 3-D (2010) shot for $20.0 million earned $117.22 million.
Having worked with the stars like Jessica Simpson, Seann William Scott, Tommy Lee Jones, and Will Smith, Johnny Knoxville and has appeared the movies like in Men In Black II (2002), Walking Tall (2004), The Dukes Of Hazard (2005), The Ringer (2005).
While his major TV appearances include Wildboyz (2003-2006), Nitro Circus (2009) and Drunk History (2014-2018).
As reported, for his role in Walking Tall and The Dukes Of Hazard, he was paid $5 million for each.
Sources report that Knoxville makes around $5 to $8.8 million annually. Back in 2014, Johnny's net worth was around $65 million while his net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be $75 million.
As of 2018, the American actor and film producer played in 3 movies: Action Point, Rosy, and Above Suspicion, though his payment detail is yet to be disclosed.
Well, Johnny Knoxville is the owner of a production company with Jeff Tremaine, and Spike Jonze of Jackass fame. In May 2014, the comedian cum actor announced the launch of a new production company, Hello Junior, under Paramount Pictures.
Some of Dickhouse Productions’ credits include The Birth of Big Air (2010), and The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (2010).
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Also, Knoxville earns a huge sum with his merchandise of the Jackass and Dickhouse Productions, and it is alleged that the sells of -shirts, tank tops, sweaters, and tote bags with both the iconic skull and crutches earn him around $1.9 million.
Sources claim that Johnny currently lives in his house in Los Angeles, California with his second wife, Naomi Nelson (m. on September 24, 2010) and daughter Arlo Lemoyne Yoko Clapp. However, the details on the purchase and worth of his current house are yet to be disclosed.
But wait there is more! Along with acting career, Knoxville has got good hands in the business.
In 2008, he sold his 2,946 sq.ft Mediterranean-style villa in Los Angeles featuring three bedrooms, three baths, and vaulted ceilings and arches for $1.8 million with a high profit on its purchase price of $943,500 in August 2001.
In 2009, Johnny Knoxville listed his 3,744 sq.ft. house in the Beachwood Canyon area of Los Angele for sale for $2.2 million. The house featuring four bedrooms, four and a half baths, a living room, fireplace, kitchen, and a family room was originally bought in 2001 for $2 million.
And talking about cars, the Jackass star owns an Audi Q5 ($41,500), 1965 fire engine red Mustang, and a 1970 Eldorado. His black 1970 black Cadillac is assumed to be of $7,000.
Johnny Knoxville was previously married to his first wife, Melanie Lynn Cates. The former couple got married on May 15, 1995, and even welcomed a daughter named Madison in 1996. However, they separated in July 2006 followed by the filing of divorce in on July 3, 2007.
Later in July 2009, the couple's divorce was finalized on a settlement and joint custody of their daughter. The settlement agreed on the payment of $6,000 monthly child support for their daughter.
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