About Johnny Knoxville
Johnny Knoxville net worth has been stated to have an estimate of 75 million dollars. To the public, he is mostly known as an actor and comedian. Johnny Knoxville whose real name is Philip John Clapp is also known as a daredevil. All these activities of him add a lot of revenues to the total amount of Johnny Knoxville net worth.
Also, he is one of the creators and leading actors in the hit MTV series called “Jackass” which brought a lot of success and popularity to the star. Johnny Knoxville has also appeared in the films based on the TV show “Jackass”. The TV show was one of the most watched TV shows on the MTV channel which led to the making of films and spin offs based on it. Such TV shows include “Viva La Bam”, “Blastazoid” and “Homewrecker”.
When he graduated from high school Johnny Knoxville moved to live to California. There, he had a plan to become and actor and tried his luck in various TV commercials and got minor roles in films. At that time, Johnny Knoxville thought of trying self-defense equipment on himself. His idea reached the makers of “Big Brother”. Filmed series of it were portrayed in the video of Big Brother Number Two.
Tremaine, Sean Cliver and Dave Carnie joined Johnny Knoxville and helped him to promote the videos they filmed on a lot of networks. People from the MTV channel liked the videos and soon after they made a deal and signed a contract. Therefore, the TV show “Jackass” started to be broadcast on the channel and brought a lot of financial success with increasing Johnny Knoxville net worth by a mile.
In addition to the TV show, Johnny Knoxville is known as an actor who has appeared in quite a lot of films. Such films include “Men in Black II”, “The Dukes of Hazzard”, “Coyote Ugly”, “A Dirty Shame” and “Lords of Dogtown”.
The actor was born in Tennessee. He started to get interested into acting when he received a copy of “On the Road” by Jack Kerouac which was given to him by his cousin. When he moved to live to California, first attempts of acting seemed to be quite unsuccessful for Johnny Knoxville, thus he decided to write to different magazines. When he got to sing a contract with the MTV channel, his life changed completely. It brought him fame, success and also added much needed revenues to the overall amount of Johnny Knoxville net worth.