How much is Steve O worth? $2.5 million
How did Steve O earn his money and wealth?
Born on June 13, 1974, Steve Gilchrist Glover is mainly known by his stage name Steve O. he was born in Wimbledon, London to Canadian mother Donna Gay Glove and American father Richard Edward (Ted) Glover. Steve-O joined the American School in London for four years at the age of 9. He then went on to attend the University of New Mexico from 1996-97 and then graduated from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997. He filmed his stunts Clown performances through his period as a clown in a circus at the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop flea market.
Steve started sending these videos to Jackass director Jeff Tremaine who was Big Brother magazine editor back then. Tremaine then selected Steve for “Jackass”, MTV’s television series which became an instant hit. MTV then went on to release five movies based on its series among which its four installments namely “Jackass: The Movie”, “Jackass Number Two”, “Jackass 3D”, and “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” became box office hits. Later in 2001, Steve O went on to sell 140,000 copies of Don’t Try This at Home that he released on DVD which contained his materials censored by MTV.
On 31 July 2002, Steve was arrested for multiple charges of obscenity and battery during his performance at a nightclub on July 11, 2002. Then after several months, in March 2003Steve-O came out on supervised probation and a charitable donation of $5000 to a shelter for battered women and children. Steve O was then arrested multiple times for disorderly conduct and possession of drugs. He was recruited as a spokesperson for the Sneaux brand of footwear and even appeared in its TV commercial. Later on, He was casted on the show “Wildboyz” which went on for four seasons till 2006.
He then appeared in shows and talk shows including “The Dean Blundell Show”, “Love Island”, “the Howard Stern Show” and his own show named “Dr. Steve-O” on the USA Network. Steve O was placed for 72 hours psychiatric hold when Steve’s co-star co-starJohnny Knoxville consulted with doctors about his concerns over Steve, which was, due to an alleged suicide attempt, then lengthened to 14 days.
Steve was included in the 8th season of the show “Dancing with Stars” but was eliminated in the sixth week of the competition due to his back injury while a dress rehearsal. Steve-O’s Youtube channel has almost 4 million subscribers. He was again charged multiple times over deadly misconduct and trespassing for a protest against SeaWorld. He was sentenced to 30 days of jail time and 36 months of probation for the protest. After some serious drug abuse and alcoholism, Steve O has now marked 10 years of sobriety.
What are the highest grossing movies of Steve O?
- Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (2013) : $160,903,019
- Jackass 3D: $171,685,793
- Jackass Number Two: $85,278,712
- Jackass: The Movie: $79,282,312
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