Johnny Knoxville Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th August 2015

Quote: "He was such an insane salesman... He got a job at an insurance company before he started jumping and he broke all the records at this insurance company... He set it by... he may have been going to a mental institution selling the policy - but it's a record and it stands to this day." Jackass star Johnny Knoxville unearthed some fascinating stuff about his hero Evel Knievel while researching the stuntman's life for new documentary Being Evel.

19th August 2015

Quote: "I had a really good attorney contact me a couple of weeks ago... There was some case with a stun gun and he needed a stun gun expert and I guess he considered me, since I've been stun gunned many times, an expert, and he said would I come and testify in this trial... He said, 'You may need to get stun gunned'... but the judge threw out the case." Prankster Johnny Knoxville's stunts almost came in handy for a lawyer pal.

25th May 2015

Fact: BAD GRANDPA producer JARROD BROM is heading for divorce, two years after he allowed the movie's star, prankster Johnny Knoxville, to trash his wedding and use the footage in the 2013 comedy. The Jackass daredevil crashed into a Champagne tower and destroyed the couple's cake during their nuptials - and now Brom's wife, Kimberly Peeler, has filed to end their marriage, reports

15th May 2015

Fact: PITCH PERFECT star Elizabeth Banks and Johnny Knoxville are among the stars who have designed canvas tote bags to benefit the LilySarahGrace non-profit arts programme in Los Angeles. The bags will be available at the third annual LSG Craft Fair, which will be staged at Milk Studios in Los Angeles on Sunday (17May15). The charity was founded by Matthew Badger in honour of his three daughters who died in a fire at the family home in Connecticut on Christmas morning (25Dec), 2011.

6th June 2014

Quote: "When we had Brad Pitt on the Tv show, he wanted to go much bigger than we wanted him to. We actually had to back him down a little because we felt responsible and didn't want to hurt the best looking man on the planet. He is a great guy. And tough." Jackass ringleader Johnny Knoxville tells fans on a Reddit webchat he enjoyed working with the World War Z star.

5th June 2014

Quote: "After Jackass: Number Two I was so worked that one of my doctors said it was like I had just been in a major car crash. I guess I had but that crash lasted for six months of shooting. It takes a few months to recover though, and that's not counting surgeries, etc. I go to some type of doctor at least four to six times a month." Prankster and stuntman Johnny Knoxville on his Jackass-related injuries.

21st May 2014

Quote: "So many things didn't make it into the movie... We even had Catherine Keener in our movie, but there was a story and she didn't make it in... and there's a lot of embarrassing behind the scenes stuff." Johnny Knoxville reveals his new Bad Grandpa 0.5 Dvd features amazing scenes that had to be cut from the madcap 2013 comedy.

21st May 2014

Fact: The tagline on the poster for Johnny Knoxville's 2013 comedy Bad Grandpa in Japan translated as 'S**t grandpa across America. Penis on the ground'.

3rd April 2014

Fact: Bad Grandpa star Johnny Knoxville and Tony Shalhoub will reportedly voice the characters of Leonardo and rat mentor Splinter in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.

16th January 2014

Quote: "Am I as stunned as everyone else we didn't get the nod for Best Picture? Well, of course, duh. But I won't let that take away from my happiness for Steve, Tony Gardner and our whole makeup team. Wahoo!" Johnny Knoxville jokes about Bad Grandpa's lone Oscar nomination for Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

31st October 2013

Quote: "If I was taking a nap on the couch, he would go to the microwave and heat up a hot dog... and then he would run the hot dog (sausage) through my mouth and I'd wake up and he'd act like he was zipping up his zipper." Actor/funnyman Johnny Knoxville's dad was a master prankster.

1st August 2013

Quote: "Rocko is three and a half; I don't know if he's gonna make it to four. He's nuts... and she (Arlo) looks up top him, so now I have two drunk little midgets running around my house. They're awful." Jackass star Johnny Knoxville on his wild young kids.

11th June 2013

Tweet: "Happy Birthday Ryan Dunn. Love and Always, Knox". Comedian Johnny Knoxville pays tribute to his tragic Jackass co-star Ryan Dunn on what would have been his 36th birthday. The Tv prankster was killed in a high-speed car crash in Pennsylvania in June, 2011 - nine days after his birthday.

30th March 2011

Quote: "I feel like I'm getting a little more forgetful but I think that's probably because of the concussions. I had a bunch." Jackass star Johnny Knoxville on turning 40.

12th November 2010

Quote: "It's not all poo-poo, pee-pee and throw up." Jackass prankster Johnny Knoxville insists he also has a serious side.

11th November 2010

Quote: "Oddly enough, they don't mind you jumping in a little elephant poop. You'd think it would be a turn-off, but no. I have no clue why, but everyone does alright with the ladies; it seems to work in the guys' favour." Johnny Knoxville is stunned his Jackass pals receive so much female attention for their gross pranks.

11th November 2010

Quote: "Guys want to challenge me to a fight. It always confuses me. If you want to prove you're tough, go and fight someone who can fight. I can't fight. You're not getting any street cred by beating me up." Jackass star Johnny Knoxville is baffled by men who try to start fights with him.

14th October 2010

Quote: "When he was two, he tried to put the cat in the washing machine. I happened to catch him doing it, and he said, 'He's dirty...' When he was 14, playing baseball on a travel team, his teammates told me he was diving out the second-storey windown into the pool. That should have been a warning sign." Jackass stuntman Johnny Knoxville's mum Lemoynce Clapp on her son's wild ways.

9th October 2010

Quote: "This movie I had a concussion, whiplash, a dislocated shoulder, stitches in my hand and I had a tooth knocked out by a dildo bazooka." Prankster Johnny Knoxville took a beating while filming new movie JACKASS 3-D.

27th July 2010

Fact: Jackass star Johnny Knoxville has made a new documentary about daredevil BMX biker MATT HOFFMAN, who has suffered over 100 concussions and undergone 23 surgeries. The film features a tribute from late stunt legend Evel Knievel.

16th February 2009

Fact: Johnny Knoxville broadcasts his Sirius Satellite Radio show The Big Ass Happy Family Jubilee from his soundproofed bathroom.

16th February 2009

Quote: "It's horrifying. Just walking around down the halls at work, you're covering yourself or covering your ears; you're being attacked at all points. It's like being in charge of a group of children with severe ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)." Actor/stuntman Johnny Knoxville on his workplace, where staff try out painful pranks on each other.

20th September 2006

Quote: "There's always a lot of booze. Everyone comes to my place and in 45 minutes we get three ideas." Jackass creator Johnny Knoxville reveals the secret ingredient behind the ideas for the hit MTV show.

11th September 2006

Quote: "I'm terrified of the cold, Ryan Dunn doesn't like water, Bam Margera doesn't like snakes. STEVE-O is terrified of bulls... and condoms." Johnny Knoxville reveals the entire cast of stunt show Jackass are all scared of something.

30th August 2006

Quote: "I do know how STEVE-O is in the sack, and he's not good. He doesn't last the longest; he brags about it all the time." Johnny Knoxville knows a lot about fellow Jackass star STEVE-O.

30th August 2006

Quote: "I think people have this misconception that I'm tough, and I'm not. I'm a lousy fighter." The Dukes of Hazzard star Johnny Knoxville is no hard man.

29th August 2006

Quote: "I don't like powders or needles. Just pills." Jackass star Johnny Knoxville on his drugs of choice.

29th August 2006

Quote: "I personally almost died twice: once from a rocket that exploded while I was riding it... and once from a 25-foot steel wall that fell on me." Johnny Knoxville has risked life and limb for the Jackass movie sequel.

26th March 2006

Quote: "It would involve Scotch, a large amount of amphetamines and a water-based lubricant." JACKASS star Johnny Knoxville describes the ingredients to his perfect evening.

2nd February 2006

Quote: <p>"We've been talking about taking it to Broadway and calling it JACKOFF." Johnny Knoxville jokes about turning prank show Jackass into a New York stage musical. </p>

8th January 2006

Quote: <p>"It's a very painful trip in the future if the deal goes through. I don't know how many times I'll head to the emergency room - it was three the last time." Zany Johnny Knoxville is dreading plans to film a sequel to the hit Jackass movie. </p>

22nd September 2005

Fact: <p>DUKES OF HAZZARD star Johnny Knoxville has nicknamed his nine year-old daughter MADISON 'Chicken Butt' - because she "looks like a little chicken butt". </p>

18th August 2005

Quote: <p>"The only mistake to be made in doing something incredibly stupid is not filming it." Former JACKASS star Johnny Knoxville learned the error of his ways at a young age. </p>

13th August 2005

Quote: <p>"We've won awards for our gayness. We have a large following in the gay community. We've done a lot of gay publications." Johnny Knoxville on the gay following behind his daredevil series Jackass. </p>

13th August 2005

Quote: <p>"We've won awards for our gayness. We have a large following in the gay community. We've done a lot of gay publications." Johnny Knoxville on the gay following behind his daredevil series Jackass. </p>

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