Johnny Knoxville was born on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville Tennessee. His real name is Philip John “PJ” Clapp, Jr. but he well known as Johnny Knoxville. He is an American screenwriter, film producer, stunt performer, comedian and actor. He is famous for his job the formation and starring of the MTV reality stunt show. Even though his Jackass roots, this stupid but good-looking daredevil is a sharp talent who earned instantly A's in high school and then a scholarship to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. yet, the traditional route to showbiz didn't petition to this Tennessee inhabitant, and he soon abandoned acting school. A prankster since childhood, Knoxville inclined an idea for a stunt column to the skating journal Big Brother. But as a substitute of recording his passionate and repulsive antics in words, he filmed himself and his associates, and the ensuing video became a sect hit, foremost to his career-making sequence Jackass in 2000. But Knoxville was distant from a one-trick pony. Not only did he turn off Jackass into 2 movies, he landed a handful of coveted supporting roles. In 2005, he graduated to foremost man in the particular Olympics humor The Ringer. Since then, Knoxville has sustained to be a fraction of the extreme-reality craze: in 2010, he joined on as an supervisory producer for Dudesons in America, an MTV series about 4 Finnish friends who carry out insane stunts while exploration through the United States. Off screen, Knoxville is a massive fan of Johnny Cash and owns a cabin that once connected to the Man in Black. He has a net worth of $75 million. He married with Melanie Lynn Cates on May 15, 1995. But the couple got divorced in July 2006. Johnny filed for separation on July 3, 2007. Johnny announced that he and his girlfriend Naomi Nelson were expecting a child. On September 24, 2014, Johnny and Nelson married.