Johnny Knoxville is an iconic American actor, creator, and stuntman popular as the creator and star of MTV show Jackass.
Additionally, he is also a comedian who started his career back in 1992 on the sketch comedy series The Ben Stiller Show.
Knoxville is a multi-talented celebrity, but he became a star due to his work on the series Jackass and its subsequent franchises. In 2021, the seventh feature film in the franchise, Jackass 4, is set to be released in 2021.
What Is Johnny Knoxville’s Net Worth In February 2020?
Actor-stuntman Johnny Knoxville is worth $75 million as of February 2020. He earned most of his fortune from his work on Jackass.
His net worth has gradually grown over time, the following is a list of his net fortune in various years.
Earnings And Yearly Salary
Knoxville is one of the biggest stars in TV history who earns around $8.8 million per year.
In addition to this, he is also a movie star and was paid $5 million for working in Walking Tall. In a similar fashion, he was also paid $5 million for working on Dukes of Hazzard.
Similarly, as one of the biggest TV icons, he also earns from various endorsements deals. He earns an estimated $1.9 million to $2 million from sponsorships and endorsements.
Johnny Knoxville’s Houses And Cars
Knoxville bought a house in Los Angeles, California, the USA, in August 2001 for around $943,500. The mansion has three baths, a media room, a large pool, etc. He sold the 2,946 square-foot property in 2008 for $1.8 million.
Similarly, he has another home in LA in the Beachwood Canyon area. He listed the house in 2009 for $2.2 million, but there is no information about its sale in the public domain.
Johnny bought the mansion in 2005 for $2 million. The residence is spread over 3,744 sq. ft and is made in a Mediterranean style.
The multimillionaire star also has lavish cars like the Audi Q5 (costing $41,500), a 1965 fire red Mustang (approx. $70,000 above), a 1970 Cadillac ($7,000).
Formerly he also owned a 1970 Eldorado whose price is around $7,500.
Box Office Earnings From Jackass
The first Jackass movie came out in 2002 titled Jackass: The Movie grossed over $79.5 million at the box office from a budget of $5 million.
Similarly, the list of other Jackass movies box office collections is in the list below.
|Jackass Number Two||$84,645,164||$11.5 million|
|Jackass 3D||$171,685,792||$20 million|
|Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa||$151.8 million||$15 million|
Besides, Men in Black-II and The Dukes of Hazzard are two other highest grossing movies of Johnny which amassed $190,418,803, $80,270,227 respectively at the box office.
Creation And Initial Days Of Jackass
Johnny Knoxville was an aspiring actor in living in Knoxville, who moved to LA to pursue a better paying career.
He had an infant daughter with his wife at the time, and after doing a few stuns for skateboarding magazine Big Brother, he started Jackass with Bam Margera, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Ryan Dunn, etc.
The show first aired on October 1, 2000, and became an instant hit. The show drew more than 2.4 million viewers for the second episode.
Jackass is one of the biggest stunt-comedy shows in the world and has had recurring appearances from stars like Brad Pitt and Tony Hawk.
Child Support Payments
In July 2009, Knoxville was ordered to pay $6,000 in monthly child support payments to his ex-wife Melanie Lynn Clapp and then 13-year-old daughter.
He married Melanie Lynn Cates on May 15, 1995, and their daughter Madison was born in 1996. The couple, however, separated after eleven years in 2006. They officially divorced in May 2008.
Johnny Knoxville was born Philip John Clapp on March 11, 1971, in Knoxville, Tennessee, the U.S to Lemoyne Clapp and Philip Clapp.
He grew up with two sisters, one of them named Lynne Clapp. He went to South-Doyle High School and graduated in 1989.
Knoxville is married to Naomi Nelson as of February 2020. The couple tied the knot on September 24, 2010. The pair’s first child, a son, was born on August 18, 2009, and their daughter was born in October 2011.