Johnny Knoxville made a name for himself by performing dangerous and pain-inflicting pranks on MTV’s Jackass. Besides being a stunt performer, he is also an actor and comedian. So it comes as no surprise that Johnny Knoxville’s estimated net worth in 2018 is $75.0 million.
|About Philip John Clapp Jr.|
|Known As||Johnny Knoxville|
|Birth||March 11, 1971 Knoxville, Tennessee|
|Spouse||Melanie Lynn Clapp 1995 - 2008,|
Naomi Nelson 2010 - Present
|Children||Madison Clapp, Rocko Akira Clapp, Arlo Clapp|
|Parents||Philip Clapp, Lemoyne Clapp|
|Address||Los Angeles, California|
|Job||Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Comedian and Stunt Performer|
|Alumni||South Young High School, American Academy of Dramatic Arts|
In the early 2000s, Johnny Knoxville became a household name and dominated our TV screens after co-creating and starring in MTV’s Jackass. The show had a big enough fan base that Knoxville and his co-stars appeared in the Jackass films.
Much of Knoxville’s established net worth comes from his movie, comedy, and stunt careers. Knoxville recently revealed that he feels “addicted” to pain, which is part of the reason he started performing dangerous stunts. However, after a serious accident while filming his upcoming release, Action Point, he admitted that he might need to rethink doing dangerous stunts himself.
Born Philip John Clapp Jr. in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 11, 1971, making his age 47. Knoxville’s interest in acting arose when his cousin gave him a copy of On the Road by Jack Kerouac. So, to try his luck, Knoxville moved to California after graduating from high school.
There was no stopping him, and he eventually saw success as a stuntman and actor.
Johnny Knoxville’s Earnings and Salary
- Johnny Knoxville’s estimated net worth is $75.0 million.
- In 2004, he received a $5.0 million salary for Walking Tall (2004).
- His estimated yearly salary is $8.8 million.
- Knoxville’s endorsement deals get him around $1.9 million.
- Jackass 3-D (2010) was shot for $20.0 million, and earned around $171.0 million worldwide.
- Knoxville earns an estimated $5.0 million per year, and gets residual income from the Jackass franchise.
- He earned $5.0 million for Dukes of Hazzard (2005).
Johnny Knoxville’s Earnings through the Years
Box Office Successes
|Movie||Box Office Earnings|
|Men in Black II (2002)||$190.4 million|
|Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013)||$85.0 million|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)||$164.0 million|
Knoxville owns a production company, Dickhouse Productions, with Jeff Tremaine, and Spike Jonze of Jackass fame.
Some of Dickhouse Productions’ credits include: The Birth of Big Air (2010), and The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (2010).
In May 2014, Knoxville announced that he would start a new production company, Hello Junior, under Paramount Pictures.
For fans of Jackass as well as Dickhouse Productions, a website sells t-shirts, tank tops, sweaters, and tote bags with both the iconic skull and crutches, and rainbow logos.
Sale of Assets
Los Angeles Villa
Johnny Knoxville had a three bedroom Mediterranean-style villa in L.A. The house was spread on 2,946 sq.ft., located at 2481 Hollyridge Drive in the Hills.
The house was sold for $1.8 million in 2008. It was built in 1924, and has three baths, vaulted ceilings and arches, a large dining room, and large master suite with a fireplace.
Other features of the home include a media room, garden, and a large pool. He reportedly bought the house in August 2001 for $943,500.
Second Los Angeles House
Knoxville listed his 3,744 sq.ft. house in the Beachwood Canyon area of Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills area for $2.2 million in 2009. It was a four-bedroom Mediterranean villa-style house.
The house has four and a half baths, a living room, fireplace, kitchen, family room, terraced yard, infinity pool, pool room with a bar, and outdoor fireplace. He originally bought it in early 2005 for $2.0 million.
His Car Collection
Knoxville has an Audi Q5, which has a starting price of $41,500. His first car was a 1965 fire engine red Mustang. He also owned a 1970 black Cadillac, which starts at $7,000.
He also drove around town in a 1970 Eldorado, which is typically priced at $7,495.
Knoxville and his first wife, Melanie Lynn Cates, divorced in July 2009. They share joint custody of their daughter, Madison. At the time of the divorce, Knoxville agreed to pay $6,000 monthly in child support.
Johnny Knoxville’s Estimated Net Worth through the Years
Johnny Knoxville was in the film Half Magic, which was released on February 23, 2018.
He will appear in Action Point, a comedy directed by Tim Kirby, that is expected to be released on June 1, 2018. He is also expected to appear in the upcoming Above Suspicion, directed by Philip Noyce, which is currently slated for a 2018 release.
Johnny Knoxville’s Net Worth Compared to His Jackass Contemporaries:
|Johnny Knoxville||$75.0 million|
|Chris Pontius||$12.0 million|
|Dave England||$2.5 million|
|Preston Lacy||$3.0 million|
|Ryan Dunn||$6.0 million|