Nicknamed “Bunny The Lifeguard,” Christopher Andrew Pontius is an American stunt performer, actor, and musician. The Party Boy, Chris Pontius is best-known for his notable work in “Jackass,” an American TV series featuring people performing various dangerous stunts and pranks. He has also co-hosted the spin-off TV series “Wildboyz” along with his colleague, Steve-O.
The nickname ‘Party Boy’ stuck to him because of his unique style of dressing. Let’s find out how much is Chris Pontius’s net worth in 2018.
Chris Pontius Early Life
Chris Pontius was born on July 16, 1974. He was born and grew up in Pasadena in California of United States of America. He is a vegetarian.
He completed his schooling from San Luis Obispo High School in Pasadena, California.
On October 29, 2004, Chris married his long-time girlfriend, Claire Nolan. Their affair was one of the hottest topic of the town at that time. Unfortunately, because of some problems, their relationship did not last long, and they separated in 2009. They finally divorced in 2013. The couple doesn’t have any child.
Chris Pontius Career, Awards & Achievement
Chris Pontius started his career in a very weird manner. Chris grew up skating on his family’s ranch in San Luis Obispo, California. He has a great talent in skateboarding. His talent earned him a place to appear on the magazine Big Brother (Issue #2).
Chris always found a place in fame with his weird works. In the Issue #8 of the magazine Big Brother, featuring an interview with Chris, he appeared naked throughout the session. In the next issue (#9) of the magazine, he wrote an article on the topic “18 ways to be an Asshole”.
In 1999, he was fired from his job by the magazine Big Brother, for leaving the team during a tour without any prior information. Then he went from job to job and after several months, finally returned to Big Brother with an article entitled “Life After Big Brother.”
In 2000, he joined Jeff Tremaine, the editor of the magazine Big Brother and made the crew of “Jackass” team. After a successful end of the series “Jackass,” Chris starred in a series “Wildboyz” on MTV, along with his colleague Steve-O.
In 2002, Chris and Jeff Tremaine together made a comedy film “Jackass: The Movie” based on the series ‘Jackass’. The movie was directed by Jeff Tremaine. The successful performance of the movie led them to release the movie “Jackass: Number Two” in 2006. The team also released the movies, “Jackass 2.5” (2007), “Jackass 3-D” (2010), “Jackass 3.5” (2011), “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” (2013) and “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa 5” (2014).
Chris often dresses up as “Party Boy” in a bow tie and thong. That’s why the nickname Party Boy stuck to him. He is also known under other nicknames like Chief Roberts, Bunny The Lifeguard, Garbage Man, and Stud boy.
He also posed nude photos for the front cover of Playgirl magazine (the female version of the magazine Playboy).
Chris Pontius is one of the most famous entertainers and daredevil of America. He has a number of achievements in his entertaining life. His role in the Jackass series is one of the most notable works in his life. For his work in the MTV series Wildboyz, he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo. He was also featured in the film “Somewhere,” made by Sofia Coppola in 2011.
Net Worth Of Chris Pontius
The Party Boy, Chris Pontius has an estimated net worth of $12 million. Chris made most of his fortune with his daredevil stunt works. He also made some of his earnings from acting and entertaining in various films.
No doubt, stunting is a hard job, and one wrong step can lead you to fatal injuries. Still, Chris is doing it with love since his childhood. That takes some real courage. Chris is one of the most-loved stuntmen in America. He has over 726k followers on Instagram. This shows his fan following over the globe.
Often famous for his weird and crazy works, the Jackass party boy, Chris is spending his present time doing stunts and traveling the world.