Stephen Gilchrist Glover, who is known to his audiences as Steve-O, is a British-American-Canadian actor, clown, producer, performer, musician, and author who is best known for performing stunts in the hit American TV series, Jackass. Here is a quick summary of Steve-O’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Born on June 13, 1974, in Wimbledon, London, to Donna Gay and Richard Glover, Stephen travelled a lot due to the nature of his father’s job. He went to the American School in London. He then went on to study in the University of Miami. After dropping out from there, he went to the University of New Mexico. He eventually graduated from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997.
Towards the later part of his career, he was charged with illegal possession of cocaine. His drug use and his bipolar personality contributed to erratic behaviour which led to his suicide attempt.
He has since then been in and out of rehab and mental institutions to combat his demons.
Stephen used to send videos of himself performing in the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop to the editor of Big Brother magazine, Jeff Tremaine. The latter eventually cast him in the MTV series, Jackass. It was loved by the audiences and it resulted in five spin-off movies: Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 2.5, Jackass 3D, Jackass 3.5.
In 2001, Steve-O released a DVD, titled, Don’t Try This at Home which contained all the material that had been censored by MTV while airing the show.
He was arrested in 2002 and had to sign a deal with the Louisiana Police to escape jail time.
In 2003, he went on tour with Bam Margera, one of his co-stars in Jackass. This tour was followed by further arrests for obscene behaviour and drug possession.
He starred in a new MTV series called, Wildboyz, along with Chris Pontius till 2006.
In 2005, he also launched his own show company called, Sneaux Shoes.
In 2006, Stephen was one of the contestants on British reality TV Series, Love Island.
2007 saw him being a star in his own show, called, Dr. Steve-O for the USA Network.
Steve-O also released his own rap album, Hard As a Rock and a mixed CD called, The Dumbest Asshole in Hip Hop.
In 2008, he appeared in the Jackass MTV 24 Hour Takeover.
In 2009, he appeared as one of the contestants on the hit show, Dancing With the Stars but was eliminated in its sixth week.
In 2010, he toured the United Sates for his stand-up act.
Steve-O also has his own YouTube channel where he uploads videos on a regular basis. He has around 3.9 million subscribers.
In 2014, he appeared as one of the competitors in the British Reality Tv series, The Jump.
Awards and Achievements
Stephen has been nominated for two MTV Movie Awards. Once in 2003, in the category of Best On-Screen Team for Jackass: The Movie. And once more for Best Jaw Dropping Moment in Jackass 3D.
Net Worth of Steve-O
Steve-O has a net worth of $2.5 million. His revenue stems from his appearances in Jackass and its various spin-offs. A part of his wealth also comes form his appearances in Reality TV shows.
Stephen Glover is blessed with the unique talent to entertain his audiences. It is no wonder that he has such a large fan following. However, the blemishes in his career occur due to his on and off drug abuse and run ins with the law. However, it is undeniable that he is an incredible entertainer.