Chris Pontius Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Jan, 2020
Facts of Chris Pontius
Date of Birth: 1974 , July-16
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Chris Pontius
Birth Name Christopher Andrew Pontius
Nick Name Party Boy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pasadena, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, Stunt Performer
Net Worth $12 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color Fair
Tattoo(s) yes
Famous for Wildboyz, Jackass
Girlfriend Mae
Divorce Claire Nolan
Education San Luis Obispo High School
Movies Jackass: The Movie, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, Somewhere
TV Show Wildboyz, Jackass, Totally Busted
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American stunt performer and actor, Chris Pontius aka Party Boy is famously known as the cast members of the MTV stunt show, Jackass. He is also the co-host of the Jackass spinoff, Wildboyz. He came to limelight for wearing very little clothes either a headband and belt or just a male pouch thong and a bow tie for his pranks on Wildboyz.        

Early Life And Education Of Chris Pontius

Chris Pontius was born Christopher Andrew Pontius on 16th July 1974 in Pasadena, California under the birth sign Cancer. Pontius is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.

Pontius attended San Luis Obispo High School.

Chris Pontius' Career

TV Series

Chris Pontius made his TV debut in 2000 from MTV reality series, Jackass which featured ten stuntmen including Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera and Ryan Dunn. Pontius was associated in the show from 2000-2002 appearing in 21 episodes.



In 2003, Pontius co-hosted the MTV2's Jackass spin-off series, Wildboyz with Steve-O. Some of his other works are Totally Busted, 24 Hour Takeover and Loiter Squad among others.


Pontius made his big screen debut in 2002 in the film, Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine. In 2007, he played the role of Jesus Christ in the comedy film, National Lampoon's TV: The movie with Steve-O, Preston Lacy, and Jason Acuna.

As of 2018, he is working in action comedy film, Action Point directed by Tim Kirkby.

Public Nudity

Chris Pontius is known as a party boy as he mostly dresses up in a bow tie and thong. His main style includes male pouch thong and a bow tie or belt and headband. When he was a kid, he and his brother used to play naked natives for scaring the guests by wearing nothing but a belt.

Moreover, he used native motif in the series, Wildboyz to run alongside animals. He also posed for the front cover of Playgirl magazine. He featured in the various issues for skateboard magazine, Big Brother. 

Chris Pontius' Net Worth

Chris Pontius has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He accumulated his net worth from his acting career. Pontius worked in several high box office collection movies. Some of them are:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Awards and Nominations Cast Members
Jackass: The Movie (2002) $5 million $79.4 million 6.6
  • Won Razzie Awards.
Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera and Ryan Dunn.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) $120 million $259.1 million 4.8
  • Won Golden Raspberry Awards.
  • Nominated for MTV Movie Awards.
Jaclyn Smith, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu.
Jackass Number Two (2006) $11.5 million $84.6 million 7.1   Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera and Ryan Dunn.
Somewhere (2010) $7 million $13.9 million 6.3
  • Won Golden Lion Awards.
Elle Fanning, Stephen Dorff, Michelle Monaghan and Lala Sloatman.
Jackass 3D (2010) $20 million $171.7 million 7.0   Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera and Ryan Dunn.

Pontius owns a house in Hollywood Hills. He also has a 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser costs $29,600 - $31,100.

Chris Pontius' Personal Life

Chris Pontius is in a relationship with Mae who is active on Instagram as ''ladyboner69''. The couple is probably dating since  2012 as the duo posted the first picture of them together that year.  

Pontius was married to a film producer, Claire Nolan on 29th October 2004 in a private ceremony. In 2011, he filed for the divorce citing irreconcilable difference and officially separated after two years in 2013. 

CAPTION: Chris Pontius with his ex-wife, Claire Nolan SOURCE: Young Hollywood

After the divorce, he received Hollywood Hills house, his 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser, royalties from the series, Wildboyz & Jackass including everything from his investment accounts. Whereas, his ex-wife got Irish home, vintage 1965 International Scout, an engagement ring, a $200k cheque and whatever left in their Irish account.


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