Chris Pontius came to fame from the reality TV show Jackass. Furthermore, he led a successful life as a reality TV celebrity. Moreover, Chris earned a massive net worth from his career.

Christopher Andrew “Chris” Pontius is an American entertainer and daredevil. Moreover, he holds a net worth of $14 million in 2022. The reckless performer grew up skateboarding at his family’s ranch in San Luis Obispo, California.

Chris Pontius: Life before Jackass

Before turning 18, Chris Pontius started working for the skate magazine Big Brother. Besides, he remained until 1999, when he was let go for not showing up for a tour without notice.

Chris Pontius sprawled over a limousine seat
Chris Pontius sprawled over a limousine seat.

But after several minor jobs, Chris got back to the magazine. Eventually, Pontius joined Big Brother editor Jeff Tremaine and contributor Johnny Knoxville with the Jackass crew in 2000.

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Since then, he has established himself as a madcap member of the intrepid crew who happily put himself in harm’s way to the delight of his legion of fans.

Chris Pontius’ Jackass legacy

His trademark beaming smile and off-handed joking ways made him the most popular among Jackass stars, which ultimately led to his series, Wildboyz (MTV/MTV2, 2003-06). In addition to the above, Pontius made occasional forays into acting, including in Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere (2010).

Chris Pontius with his Wildboyz co-stars Johnny Knoxville, Jason Acuña and Steve-O
Chris Pontius was with his Wildboyz co-stars Johnny Knoxville, Jason Acuña, and Steve-O.

Pontius is a member of the cast of Jackass and co-hosted its spin-off Wildboyz with fellow cast member Steve-O. To date, he has starred in more than eight movies. Additionally, he has also seen in more than five television shows.

Although he has not achieved any awards yet, fans appreciate his extraordinary acting skills. On September 24, 2007, he also appeared in a video game named Jackass: The Game.

Although his net annual salary remains undisclosed to the media, it seems he makes enough money from his primary profession. He married Claire Nolan on October 29, 2004, and they divorced in October of 2013.

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