Philip John Clapp alias Johnny Knoxville is a famous American Stuntman, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer who was born on 11th March 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. He is one of the famous film industry personalities, who have also been a co-creator of Kickass, a famous MTV shoes which took place in the year 2000-2002. Jonny has acted in many films, and he has been part of several award-winning films. 

Early life

Philip Clapp Sr. and Lemoyne Clapp were his parents. In 1989, he pursued his high school education from South-Young High school. In his teenage itself, he hada passion for the film industry, and hence he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in the film industry. He got married to Melanie Cates in 1995, but soon they were separatedin the year 2007. They both had a daughter in the year 1996. In 2009, Knoxville met his girlfriend Naomi Nelson, and they had a son in the same year. In the year 2010, they got married and had another kid in the year 2011.

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Initially,Johnny was showing up in many commercials and TV shows. He was not able to succeed as an actor, and hence he started to write articles for different magazines. Johnny’s self-defence equipment video became famous was included by Big Brother magazine. In Jackass, Johnny implemented his ideas, and he also played a part in Gumball 3000.

Johnny has been very successful in acting in various films like The Dukes of Hazzard, Jackass, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 3D, and Men in Black II. In Coyote Ugly, Johnny made a guest appearance, and in the movie, King of Hill, he took part as a voice artist. Johnny, in the year 2004, played a part in the film A Dirty Shame and Walking Tall. He had given starring performances in the films, In Lords of Dogtown, The Ringer, and Daltry Calhoun films.

Knoxville also played many shoes like Viva La Bam along with Ryan Dunn, and he has played a prank on Bam Margera. He has also performed as a voice in the various films and series like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob Square Pants,and Family Guy for his acting.

He has also acted in Skiptrace in the year 2013 and The Last Stand in the year 2013. Knoxville is the owner of Dickhouse productions. He is also having another new production, which was established in the year 2014, in the name ‘Hello Junior’ in partnership with Paramount Pictures, in the year 2014.


For the film Bad Grandpa, Knoxville is nominated for American Comedy Awards in the year 2014. He has also won many awards for MTV Movies and TV shows in 2003, 2006, and 2014. In the years 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2014, he has been nominated for Teen Choice Awards.

Net Worth of Johnny Knoxville

As of October 2020, the net worth of Johnny was found to be 75 million dollars. Johnny was able to achieve this solely because of handwork. He has established his name in Hollywood through mind-blowing stunts and acting, which made him achieve this net worth.

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