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Birth Date June 13, 1974
Birth Place Wimbledon, London, England
Death Date Living
Occupation Stuntman/Actor



Steve-O was born June 13, 1974 in Wimbledon, London, England, UK.

Steve graduated from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997. He says the program was more like boot camp than college. Out of 2000 applicants, only 33 were accepted and Steve-O was one of them. However, after graduation, 10 were selected for the circus and this didn't include him. So he went back home to Albuquerque, New Mexico to film himself doing dangerous and stupid stunts for submission to skateboarding companies. Steve-O's relationship with Big Brother Magazine began in 1997 when they ran a side-bar article about him catching his face on fire when their Big Brother tour came through Albuquerque. In 1999 he moved from New Mexico to Florida. For six months he worked as a performer on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and was then offered a job at the Hanneford Family Circus as a clown. During this time he was featured in several more issues of Big Brother Magazine and even filmed a part for the Big Brother video "Boob". This is when he became involved with Jackass. He says he did all his filming for the first season of Jackass within three days.

Bio by Anonymous, from Steve-O at the Internet Movie Database'

Jackass was a TV series produced by MTV. It featured a cast of performers and skateboarders, and several of their friends, and consisted mainly of the crew performing dangerous and stupid (albeit amusing) stunts.

Three seasons were aired, between 2000 and 2002. After the final season had ended, "Jackass: The Movie" was released.


  • Used to be a clown for the Ringling Brothers Circus.
  • Worked as a circus clown on cruise ships and worked for the Hanneford Family Circus.
  • Graduate of the American School in London, England (a high school) in 1992 and attended the University of Miami, but dropped out in 1993. Graduated from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in 1997
  • Started skateboarding in 1985.
  • Nearly burned his face off while performing a fireball somersault. He holds alcohol in his mouth, soaks his hand in alcohol, he then lights his hand, flips back, and while in mid air, spits the alcohol out of his mouth.
  • He has a large self-portrait tattoo on his back.


Steve-O's tattoos include:

  • Butcher Knife
  • Bat
  • Flying Penis
  • Vines, Flower, and Butthole
  • Yeah Dude! (his self-portrait)
  • Marijuana Leaf
  • I Love 2 Bone
  • Maori
  • Pentagram
  • Satan
  • Shit Fuck
  • Off Road Tattoo
  • Sonny
  • I Have A Small Weiner
  • XYZ
  • Your Name
  • Fat Bitch
  • Fat Mud Flap Girl
  • Thailand Jolie
  • Billy Bob
  • Jay Leno
  • Blood/Crip Pinky Hug

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