Chris Pontius (Stunt Performer) - Updated May 2024

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Chris Pontius (Stunt Performer)

Chris Pontius is an American stunt performer, actor, and television personality. Chris Pontius is best recognized as a cast member of the reality comedy show Jackass and co-host of its spinoff Wildboyz with fellow cast member Steve-O.

Early Life

Chris was born on July 16, 1974, in Pasadena, California, USA, and was raised in San Luis Obispo. As of now, he is 49 years old. His birthname is Christopher Andrew Pontius and is generally called by nicknames Partyboy, Chief Roberts, Roller Bobby, Bunny the Life Guard, Strongman, and Garbage Man.

He was born to Richard Pontius and Mary Allen Pontius. Being born in the United States, he holds American nationality.


Talking about his educational background, he went to a public high school in the States and also attended a high school in his senior year at Obispo. Since childhood, the stuntman was very interested in skateboarding.


Pontius began his career as a skateboarder and after being featured in Big Brother Skateboarding magazine, he joined the staff as a writer in the early 1990s. When he was interviewed in the skateboarding magazine Big Brother interview, he met his future Jackass collaborators as a teenager.

Later, this actor went on to write for Big Brother and was part of the Jackass cast starting with the first episode in the year 2000. However, he came into the limelight after his debut as “Bunny, the Lifeguard” on “Jackass”.

Also, he is the host and co-creator of the extreme nature/comedy series named Wildboyz. This personality also performed stand-up comedy live, both in the USA as well as internationally.

Pontius also plays in a rock n’ roll band, whose first single is, “Karazy”. On October 15, 2006, he along with Steve-O attended WWE RAW and was allowed into the wrestling ring. While in the ring, these two promoted their new movie named Jackass Number Two (2006).

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Caption: Chris Pontius posing with the axes. Source: IMDb

More about the career

In between Jackass projects, Chris enjoyed acting in different films and television shows, including Charlie’s Angels Full Throttle,  Raising Hope, Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere, What We Do Is Secret, and the Netflix film called Game Over Man.

In addition, his future goals are to continue to pursue acting in a wide variety of roles and characters. Recently, he co-stars with his long-time friend and fellow member of Jackass named Johnny Knoxville in the Paramount Pictures film, Action Point.

He has compiled a book (at present, unreleased) featuring his magazine writings, artwork, short stories, and police reports. However, he mostly performs stunts involving nudity, such as dancing out in public while wearing just a thong.

This talented stuntman also performs stunts and pranks which involve playing various characters, like dressing up as the devil while walking through the streets and holding up a sign that reads “Keep God out of California”.

Brand Endorsements

There is no clear information about the brands he has endorsed. However, he has mentioned the skateboard and clothing brands @strangelove.skateboards and @catchsurf on his Instagram account.

Personal Life

On October 29, 2004, Chris married Claire Nolan. Unfortunately, the duo split in the year 2009. In 2011, she filed for divorce, and later in 2013, it was finalized. However, he is currently married to Mae Quijada. They were blessed with a son named Axe Pontius in 2019.

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Caption: Chris Pontius with his wife and son. Source: Instagram

Chris Pontius – Body Measurements

Chris Pontius stands at a decent height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) with a body weight of 68 kilograms. Looking at his physique, he spends much of his time in the gym maintaining his body.

In addition, Chris Pontius has sparkling hazel eyes with flawless dark brown color hair. However, the information regarding his body measurement is not available till now.

Social Media

Chris Pontius is actively available on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. He has garnered around 28.2k followers on his verified Twitter account with the username @chrispontius.

He has around 1.5 million followers on his Instagram account and 977k followers on Facebook. This personality also uses his self-titled YouTube channel.

Chris Pontius – Net Worth 2024

Chris Pontius has been doing the work of a stuntman and acting for two decades. As per various sources, it is estimated that he has a net worth of $4 million approximately. All of this is the result of his hard work in acting and stunt performance and his income will certainly go higher and higher.