28 Facts About Johnny Knoxville


Johnny Knoxville is best known as a co-creator and star of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass, which aired for three seasons from 2000 to 2001.


Johnny Knoxville has had acting roles in films such as Men in Black II, A Dirty Shame and Walking Tall, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Ringer, and a cameo role as a sleazy corporate president of a skateboard company in Lords of Dogtown, The Last Stand, Skiptrace, and the television series Reboot.


Johnny Knoxville voiced Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.


Johnny Knoxville's father, Philip, was a tire and car salesman, and his mother, Lemoyne Clapp, taught Sunday school.


Johnny Knoxville is responsible for many of the ideas in Jackass, and is often seen as the de facto leader of the crew.


Johnny Knoxville participated in the Gumball 3000 for Jackass along with co-stars Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Jackass director Jeff Tremaine, and cinematographer Dimitry Elyashkevich.


Johnny Knoxville has been in several feature films, most notably starring opposite Seann William Scott in Jay Chandrasekhar's adaptation of The Dukes of Hazzard.


Johnny Knoxville starred in Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 2.5, Jackass 3D, Jackass 3.5, Jackass Forever, and Jackass 4.5.


Johnny Knoxville played a two-headed alien in the 2002 film Men in Black II.


Johnny Knoxville worked with John Waters in A Dirty Shame in 2004, and appeared as a supporting character to The Rock in Walking Tall in the same year.


Johnny Knoxville starred in Katrina Holden Bronson's Daltry Calhoun in 2005, and in The Ringer as an office worker who pretends to be disabled and joins the Special Olympics to pay for surgery for his office's janitor.


Johnny Knoxville starred in the movie Lords of Dogtown as Topper Burks, made a minor appearance in the 2000 movie Coyote Ugly, and was featured as a guest voice on two episodes of King of the Hill.


Johnny Knoxville appeared in the John Madden-directed adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel, Killshot his character was removed from the final cut of the film.


Johnny Knoxville guest-starred in a season 3 episode "Prank Wars" on Viva La Bam, in which he and Ryan Dunn trashed Bam Margera's Hummer and performed other pranks.


Johnny Knoxville voiced himself in an episode of Family Guy.


Johnny Knoxville co-produced The Dudesons in America and the now-canceled Nitro Circus on MTV.


In 2010, Johnny Knoxville hosted a three-part online video for Palladium Boots titled Detroit Lives.


Johnny Knoxville voiced Leonardo in the 2014 film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles but did not appear in the sequel.


Johnny Knoxville has a production company called Dickhouse Productions, which he owns and operates with Jeff Tremaine and Spike Jonze of the Jackass franchise.


Johnny Knoxville was quoted as saying, "I am over the damn moon about continuing an amazing partnership with Paramount Pictures," he said.


Johnny Knoxville later appeared as the guest star on the October 4,2010, episode of Raw in Wichita, Kansas.


On January 1,2022, at WWE's Day 1 pay-per-view, Johnny Knoxville announced he would be at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view as a participant in the event's signature namesake match.


Johnny Knoxville entered the Royal Rumble at number 9 and was eliminated by Zayn.


On February 4,2009, Johnny Knoxville explained on The Howard Stern Show how he tore his urethra during a stunt for Jackass Presents: Mat Hoffman's Tribute to Evel Knievel, describing how he had to flush it twice daily.


Johnny Knoxville said this was done by "sticking a tube into his penis all the way up to his bladder", referring to the practice of urinary catheterization.


Johnny Knoxville said the process prevented scar tissue from forming and performed the procedure "twice a day for three and a half years" after the injury.


On June 17,2022, it was reported that Johnny Knoxville filed for divorce from his wife.


In December 2022, while filming The Prank Panel, Johnny Knoxville was sued by Khalil Khan, alleging that Khan was subjected to a "terrifying ordeal" after signing up for a handyman job on TaskRabbit in October.