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Johnny Knoxville Biography

Birth Name:
Phillip John Clapp
Birth Place:
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
TV host, actor

Fast Facts

  • Already a prankster at age 13, when he changed his report card---from straight A's to failing grades---to trick his parents
  • Played baseball and football in high school
  • Briefly attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, CA
  • Friends and family call him "P
  • J
  • " Had his daughter Madison's name tattooed over his heart
  • Was knocked unconscious three times during the filming of Jackass: The Movie (2002)
  • Purchased a cabin once owned by Johnny Cash


  • Arlo Clapp -- Daughter
  • Madison Clapp -- Daughter
  • Melanie Clapp -- Ex-wife
  • Phil Clapp -- Father
  • Lemoyne Clapp -- Mother
  • Rocko Akira Clapp -- Son
  • Naomi Nelson -- Wife