Jackass: What The Cast Members Are Up To Now

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jackass cast members

It has been almost ten years since Jackass 3D rammed its approach into theaters, in case you can consider it. What gave the impression to be the ultimate hurrah for the prank-loving, life-risking, juvenile-acting comedy group was a superbly unusual send-off to all issues absurdly delusional and downright diabolical. Alas, the enjoyable could not final endlessly. At least, that is what it appeared earlier than it was just lately revealed {that a} fourth Jackass film was set to be launched on March fifth, 2021. This is an surprising improvement, to say the least, if definitely a pleasant one, because it lets us lastly reconnect with the Jackass solid.

The long-speculated sequel will give moviegoers a chance to see the daring stuntmen go all-out on much more absurd pranks and acts of mayhem. But whereas Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, and some different members of the Jackass crew have made public appearances here-and-there prior to now few years, this new film is perhaps the primary time a number of people will get an opportunity to reconnect with the crew. Here’s what the Jackass boys have been as much as since their 2010 sequel. We’re definitely wanting ahead to seeing how they will attempt to high themselves with their bonkers new film.

Johnny Knoxville flying through the air on a jet ski

Johnny Knoxville

The face of the Jackass operation, Johnny Knoxville is the ringleader of the daring-do crew, and the one who’s most inclined to carry out just a few of the craziest stunts within the present and flicks. Knowledgeable actor along with veteran stunt performer, Knoxville has stored busy with quite a lot of totally different initiatives, together with Bad Grandpa, a spin-off from Jackass which discovered Knoxville enjoying his debauchery-loving old-man character, Irving Zisman, in entrance of unsuspecting audiences, Skiptrace, and final 12 months’s Action Point, which the actor additionally co-wrote. He additionally performed supporting roles in motion pictures like Movie 43, Fun Size, The Last Stand, Elvis & Nixon, Half Magic, and Polar, to call just a few. Knoxville additionally offered the voice of Leonardo in 2014’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The 48-year-old comedian turned a father for the third time in 2011 when his second daughter, Arlo Clapp, was born.

Steve-O harnessed in a porta-potty

Steve-O

Often seen because the free cannon of the group, Steve-O will seemingly do virtually something for fun — even when it’s going to harm within the morning. During the peak of Jackass‘ craziest years, Steve-O was an absolute wild-man, and he would typically be concerned in among the most insane on-screen stunts. Since Jackass 3D was launched, Steve-O has been working as a humorist, notably occurring tour in 2010. Unfortunately, in 2011, Steve-O was arrested after being accused of assault with a weapon.

Nevertheless, Steve-O launched an autobiography, appeared on The Comedy Central of Charlie Sheen, hosted the truth TV collection Killer Karaoke on truTV, and created a YouTube channel, which amassed upwards of 5 million viewers. In 2014, he appeared on the truth TV collection The Jump, and the next 12 months, Steve-O bought in bother when he lit fireworks and inflated a big whale blow-up doll at SeaWorld. He broadcastes the occasion on his Facebook and he was later arrested for trespassing. In any case, the 45-year-old entertainer has been sober for over a decade. And it is comforting to know that Steve-O has been so targeted on his well being and well-being just lately.

Bam Margera on Dr. Phil

Bam Margera

A skateboarder along with being a veteran stunt performer, Bam Margera has definitely diversified himself professionally outdoors of his work in Jackass. Namely, he’s an indie filmmaker, musician, and tv character, and he has stored these pursuits burning outdoors of his time working with the Jackass crew. In 2010, he front-lined Bam’s World Domination on Spike TV. As a musician, Margera labored in two bands this previous decade, which incorporates Fuckface Unstoppable and The Evesdroppers, respectively. They launched albums in 2014 and 2016.

Margera was additionally engaged on an autobiographical documentary that will discover his life and mourning the lack of his good friend, Ryan Dunn, however he admitted in 2017 that the undertaking was placed on maintain. In current years, the 40-year-old has basically retired from skateboarding and focuses his pursuits elsewhere. Unfortunately, his well being has taken a flip for the more severe, particularly relating to his addictions. Ultimately, the loss of life of his friend intensified his consuming in 2012, and the performer has reportedly been in-and-out of rehab in 2015, 2018, and earlier this 12 months, with Dr. Phil later concerned to get Bam Margera again into self-help once more.

Ryan Dunn, Steve-O - Jackass 3D

Ryan Dunn

Tragically, Ryan Dunn is now not with us. The comic/stunt performer was one of many most important members of the Jackass crew, and Dunn performed a memorable a part of very over-the-top stunts, doing the kind of issues that even Steve-O can be hesitant to do. Sadly, on June 20th, 2011, Dunn and Zachary Hartwell, a manufacturing assistant who labored on Jackass Number Two, had been killed when Dunn’s automobile went off the street and hit a tree earlier than the automobile burst into flames. Dunn was solely 34 years outdated. The toxicology report revealed that the comic was drunk over the authorized restrict when the accident occurred. His loss of life stays a grave travesty for a lot of followers of the stunt group around the globe; Jackass 4 will not really feel the identical with out him.

Chris Pontius - Ridiculousness

Chris Pontius

A stunt performer, musician, and actor, Chris Pontius has been concerned with Jackass from its very first episode, and he has undoubtedly taken his justifiable share of hits and bruises alongside the way in which. As an actor, Pontius performed the function of Benny in Johnny Knoxville’s Action Point. He additionally performed himself in a cameo in Netflix’s comedy, Game Over, Man! He additionally had a small half within the sitcom Raising Hope. Pontius was hitched in 2004, however his marriage led to 2013. Earlier this 12 months, nonetheless, the 45-year-old stunt performer turned a father for the primary time when Axe was launched into the world.

Dave England - Ridiculousness

Dave England

A former skilled snowboarder, Dave England is commonly identified for his functionality to… effectively, carry out sure indecent human instincts on command. It has been confirmed in a number of gross scenes all through the present and flicks that that is the reality. England is the daddy of 4 kids, with the fourth baby, Van Alexander England, born in 2015. Following Jackass 3D, England has appeared in two motion pictures, 2016’s Natural Born Pranksters and The Bet, whereas the 50-year-old has additionally made appearances on reveals like WWE’s Swerved, Ridiculousness, and, weirdly sufficient, 2014’s Kids Choice Awards.

Preston Lacy - Jackass: The Movie

Preston Lacy

A author along with being a stunt performer, Preston Lacy is credited for arising with lots of the memorable skits and stunts that the Jackass crew has carried out through the years. Nevertheless, Lacy himself is commonly identified for his outbursts, significantly when the laughs are directed in direction of him. Unlike his fellow solid members, Lacy hasn’t made any large appearances in different motion pictures, and he solely made a pair temporary appearances in 2012 and 2014 on Ridiculousness with Wee-Man. Since Jackass 3D, the 50-year-old comedy performer has targeted his efforts on his stand-up comedy, touring across the nation in festivals, golf equipment, bars, and a number of other different places. Compared to his co-stars, Lacy’s life has been a bit of extra low-key.

Wee-Man - Jackass 3.5

Wee-Man

Jason Acuna, often known as “Wee-Man,” is an expert actor, stunt performer, and skateboarder. He is commonly identified for doing skits with Preston Lacy in Jackass the present and the theatrical motion pictures. But he has executed a number of stunts and comedy performances all through his tenure within the group. Since Jackass 3D, Acuna has taken some fascinating turns in his skilled profession. Notably, as an actor, he starred in and served as an govt producer on his first family-friendly movie, Elf-Man. He additionally performed a job within the 2014 comedy Behaving Badly with Selena Gomez_. _

Acuna lent his voice to a personality in Adult Swim’s long-running animated sitcom, Squidbillies. The 46-year-old was an investor within the Chronic Tacos chain of informal Mexican eating places. The first location opened in 2010 in Redondo Beach, California, nonetheless, the situation closed for good just a few years later. In 2017, nonetheless, Acuna opened a brand new Chronic Tacos franchise. This time, nonetheless, Jason Acuna moved his newest meals business to Long Beach, California.

Ehren McGhehey - Jackass 3-D

Ehren McGhehey

Typically referred to by his nickname “Danger Ehren,” Ehren McGhehey is a daredevil who is understood for getting injured and dropping tooth at an everyday clip. Ultimately, McGhehey has turn out to be the butt of many jokes within the Jackass crew, together with one significantly memorable prank-within-a-prank within the climatic moments of Jackass Number Two. After his look in Jackass 3D, McGhehey made some appearances on widespread tv reveals like Portlandia, Ridiculousness, and Grimm. Additionally, the veteran 43-year-old stunt performer did appearing work within the 2016 movie, All Hell Breaks Loose.

This is only a temporary glimpse into the lives of the Jackass crew within the almost 10 years since Jackass 3D popped into theaters. Suffice to say, these performers have confronted their justifiable share of difficulties and challenges over the previous decade, notably with the tragic, premature loss of life of Ryan Dunn. The hardships will be brutal, and it’s obvious that whereas they’ve all largely stored busy, they have not fairly achieved the identical success with out one another’s firm. Nevertheless, it’s going to be fascinating, heart-warming and, after all, very humorous to see the debauched group get collectively for Jackass 4 in 2021.

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