Net Worth: $2.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Comedy, Stunt Performing, TV
- Birth Place London, England
- Full Name Stephen Gilchrist Glover
- Nationality English
- Date of Birth June 13, 1974
- Ethnicity British-Canadian-American
- Occupation Comedian, Actor, Stunt Performer
Steve-O is a British-Canadian-American stunt performer, comedian and TV personality with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Born Stephen Gilchrist Glover on June 13, 1974 in London, England, her mother Donna Gray (nee Wauthier) who is Canadian and her father Richard Glover was American. He attended the American School in London in St. John’s Wood for four years. He also attended the University of Miami but dropped out after a year due to poor grades and acts of disobedience. He then attended and graduated from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997.
After graduation, Steve-O was not selected to join the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus so he worked as a clown in a circus at the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop flea market. During this period that he filmed his stunts as well as his clown performances. Also, while working in the flea market circus, he began to send his videos to Big Brother Magazine editor and future Jackass director Jeff Termaine. Termaine recruited him for MTV’s television series Jackass which became an instant hit. MTV has released five movies based on the series: Jackass: The Movie (2002), Jackass Number Two (2006), direct-home release Jackass 2.5 (2007), Jackass 3D (2010) and Jackass 3.5. Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two and Jackass 3D became box office hits.
In 2001, Steve-O released Don’t Try This at Home on DVD that contained material MTV censored and went on to sell 140,000 copies. He toured to promote the DVD while doing stunts that he filmed as released as Don’t Try This at Home Volume 2: The Tour. After Jackass ended, he co-starred with Chris Pontius on MTV’s Wildboyz. He launched his own shoe company called Sneaux Shoes in mid 2005. On March 27, 2006, he and co-star Pontius visited The Dean Blundell Show to promote their Don’t Try This at Home tour. He became a late contestant on the British reality show Love Island on July 18, 2006. He went on a drug binge after being diagnosed with cardiomyopathy in 2006 but after he was examined, it was concluded that he was in good health. He then starred in his own television show Dr. Steve-O in 2007. He also appeared in The Howard Stern Show on February 5, 20088 with Howard Stern, Robin Quivers and Artie Lange to promote his rap album Hard As a Rock.