Melanie Lynn Clapp: Meet the first wife of Johnny Knoxville!

Melanie Lynn Clapp: Meet the first wife of Johnny Knoxville!

Johnny Knoxville is an American stunt man. And he has two marriages and two divorces behind him. His first wife’s name was Melanie Lynn Clapp.

What was her maiden name and age? Does she have any children? Is she working? What is her net worth? Why did the couple divorce and when?

Melanie Lynn Clapp, Johnny Knoxville’s first wife and their relationship

Melanie Lynn Clapp is the first wife of American stunt performer, Johnny Knoxville. His real name is Philip John Clapp. Melanie’s maiden name is Melanie Lynn Cates. The two met and started a romantic relationship. Details of their first meeting and courtship is not available.

The couple exchanged wedding vows on 15 May 1995. Their first child, a daughter, Madison Clapp was born on 4 January 1996. However, the couple separated in July 2006. It took Johnny a year to file for divorce in July 2007. By July 2008, their divorce settlement was reached.

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Melanie with ex-husband, Johnny and daughter Madison (Source: Getty Images)

Johnny had romantic encounters with Jessica Simpson in 2004 and with Lydia Scott-Lee. The divorce papers specified that irreconcilable differences was the reason for the divorce. But it is suspected that infidelity on the part of Johnny might have played a role in it.

Johnny began dating Naomi Nelson soon after separation from Melanie. He married her on 24 September 2010. In December 2009, they had their first child, a son whom Naomi delivered in Los Angeles. Their second child, a daughter arrived in October 2011. On 17 June 2022, it came to light that Johnny has filed for divorce from Naomi.

And in September 2022, a mystery woman walked the red carpet of the premiere of Reboot with him. Her identity is not known. Whether Melanie moved on, found another life companion and remarried is not clear.

Melanie’s age, early life, education

Melanie was born in 1964 and her current age is 58 years. She was born in Texas but the name of her parents and siblings any are not available. As regards her education, ethnicity, schooling, and qualifications, there is not info available.

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Johnny Knoxville with second wife Naomi Nelson (Source: US weekly)

Melanie’s career and net worth

There are news reports that Melanie is an interior designer and former fashion designer. She had migrated to Los Angeles in 1990s to pursue her clothing and jewelry designing career. She had worked for Urban Outfitters and also at Warner Bros Retail.

Later, she switched to remodeling of homes and interior designing. Her business is in Los Angeles, Nashville and Austin. Her company name is Side Street Home. She has opted to lead a private life away from paparazzi after her separation and divorce from Johnny. Her estimated net worth is used 500k.Melanie Lynn Clapp (Source: Pinterest)

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Melanie had requested during the divorce to grant her physical custody of their daughter. She probably now lives with her daughter and takes care of her daily needs. Johnny is paying a child support of USD 6000 monthly. Their bank account money was split evenly. And Melanie also got half of the residuals of the Jackass franchise and Dukes of Hazzard movie, as per the agreement. Johnny is sharing joint custody of their daughter, Madison. In addition, Madison has grown up to become a writer and actress now.

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