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Johnny Knoxville

Johnny Knoxville is a popular American stunt performer, writer, actor, producer, and professional wrestler. Johnny Knoxville is best known as a star and co-creator of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass.

Early Life and Childhood

Johnny Knoxville was born on March 11, 1971, in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. His age is 51 years as of 2023 and his full name is Philip John Clapp.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Pisces which belongs to the element of Water, according to astrologers.

He was born to a tire and car salesman Philip Clapp (father) and a school teacher Lemoyne Clapp (mother). Likewise, he has two older sisters named Lynne Draughon and Kristen Parrott.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Sri South-Doyle High School in Knoxville. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web. Later, he might have skipped college as he started to pursue his professional career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started his professional career at an early age. He starred in Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 2.5, Jackass 3D, Jackass 3.5, Jackass Forever, and Jackass 4.5.

Similarly, he played a two-headed alien in the 2002 film Men in Black II. Also, in 2004, he worked with John Waters in A Dirty Shame. Likewise, he starred in Daltry Calhoun in 2005, and as an office worker in the movie The Ringer. Besides that, he, as with the Jackass crew has been involved with the professional wrestling promotion WWE.

On October 13, 2008, he made his WWE television debut with The Great Khali. Later, he appeared as the guest star on the episode of Raw in Wichita, Kansas. In 2010, he hosted a three-part online video for Palladium Boots titled Detroit Lives.

Besides that, he voiced Leonardo in the 2014 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In addition, he has a production company called Dickhouse Productions, which he owns and operates with Spike Jonze and Jeff Tremaine. Also, in May 2014, he formally announced the formation of a new production company called Hello Junior.

Following that, on January 1, 2022, at WWE’s Day 1 pay-per-view match, he announced that he would be at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view as a participant in the event’s signature namesake match. Recently, in December 2022, he was sued by Khalil Khan while filming The Prank Panel.

Johnny Knoxville

Caption: Johnny Knoxville giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Johnny has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything or collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web regarding the products he has supported or not.

Also, he has not disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Johnny was nominated for several awards in his career. He was nominated for American Comedy Award, MTV Movie + TV Award, three times MTV Movie Award, five times Teen Choice Awards, Stinker Award, and many more. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Johnny Knoxville – Net Worth 2023

Johnny has an estimated net worth of around $50 million and his annual salary is $3 million. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

He has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Johnny may be single and not dating anyone right now. Moreover, it is seen that he is happy being single at the moment. There has been much interest in who he might be dating, but he has never disclosed any information about this.

However, in the past, he was married to his first wife Melanie Lynn Cates on May 15, 1995, and later divorced on July 28, 2009. They both have one daughter Madison Clapp who was born on January 4, 1996.

Similarly, he was married to his second wife Naomi Nelson on September 24, 2010. They both have one son Rocko Akira Clapp who was born in December 2009 and one daughter Arlo Clapp who was born in October 2011. However, on June 17, 2022, Johnny filed for divorce from his second wife Naomi.

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Caption: Johnny Knoxville with his ex-wife Naomi. Source: People


In December 2022, Johnny Knoxville was sued by Khalil Khan while filming The Prank Panel. However, he always tries to avoid the media and tries to avoid engaging in situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet 1 inch tall and weighs 76kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 40-34-38 inches and has beautiful brown eyes and black hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 11(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

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Caption: Johnny Knoxville at a show. Source: People

Johnny Knoxville – Social Media

Johnny Knoxville is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his friends.

He has 4.1M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @johnnyknoxville. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @realjknoxville with 1.6M followers. His Facebook account is @JohnnyKnoxville and he has 5.2M followers.