Evel Knievel

  • Birth Name: Robert Craig Knievel
  • Birth Place: Butte, Montana, United States
  • Died: November 30, 2007
  • Profession: Daredevil
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Fast Facts

  • After his parents separated, he and his brother were raised by his grandparents.
  • First daredevil jump was to drum up business at his motorcycle shop.  He jumped over 40 parked cars and crashed into a box of rattlesnakes at the end.
  • Famously crashed at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, 1967, and ended up in a coma for a month.
  • During his Snake River Canyon jump in 1974, his parachute deployed early, causing him to drift to the bottom of the canyon floor. He suffered only minor injuries.
  • Hometown Butte celebrates "Evel Knievel Days" every July.


  • Tracey McCloud — Daughter
  • Robert Knievel — Father
  • Ignatius Knievel — Grandfather
  • Alicia Vincent — Daughter
  • Krystal Kennedy — Ex-wife
  • Nic Knievel — Brother
  • Linda Joan Bork — Ex-wife
  • Kelly Knievel — Son
  • Robbie Knievel — Son
  • Emma Knievel — Grandmother
  • Ann Knievel — Mother

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