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Chris Pontius Wife, Divorce, Gay, Now, Net Worth

Date: 05 Jun, 2018

Chris Pontius Wife, Divorce, Gay, Now, Net Worth

Chris Pontius is known as Daredevil and his mischief in the series Jackass. He rose into prominence as he performed the stunt inserting intimate part of his anatomy into a tank filled with an angry snake. The American actor is also known for Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle where he featured the role of an Irish mobster.

How Much Is Chris Net Worth?

Chris Pontius has gathered a net worth of $12 million from his career as an American actor. His 2003 movie, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle grossed a box office of $259.1 million over the production budget of $120 million. Chris who starred as Irish Dock Worker has likely received some fortunes from his movie.

Likewise, his Jackass movie series of 2002, 2006, and 2010 grossed the combining box office of 335.8 million over $36.5 million of the total budget. Chris has also earned his payrolls from his stint featuring as himself in the chapters of the film. His extended role on the TV series, Jackass (2000 to 2002); Wildboyz (2003 to 2006); and 'Totally Busted'  (2004 to 2006) has also served to boost his net worth.

Chris debut as an actor in 2000 where he appeared in 21 episodes of reality TV series Jackass. He then appeared in 2003 movie Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle where he portrayed the role as Irish Dock Worker. From 2004 to 2014, his notable films and TV shows include The Dudesons Movie; Steve-O: Demise and Rise; Loiter SquadWhat We Do Is Secret; and Somewhere.

With the role in various TV series and movies, he is now portraying the character of Benny in upcoming American comedy film Action Point. He has also appeared in documentary series and his self-video footage along with Voice-over in a video game based on television series Jackass.

Married And Divorced; Is Dating

Chris was married to the production executive of Young Ones, Claire Nolan. They tied the knot on 29 October 2004. However, in 2009 his wife Clarie cites "irreconcilable differences" and separated with the Jackass daredevil. 

Chris and Clarie's had their official divorce in October 2013 after four years of disagreement on the court. As a divorce agreement filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Chris got their house in the Hollywood Hills whereas his ex-wife got their house in Ireland. Meanwhile, for the four wheels, Chris got his 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser whereas Claire got an old 1965 International Scout. Chris also needed to pay a sum of $200,000 and return the engagement ring to Claire.

After he separated from Claire, he started dating his girlfriend, Mae. They also attended Ryan Dunn memorial softball game in June 2012. Rick shared Mae's photo on 11 June 2012 on his Instagram along with American film director Jeff Tremaine.

Chris Pontius (left) along with his girlfriend Mae (center) and Jeff Tremaine (right) attends Ryan Dunn memorial softball game in June 2012 (Photo: Instagram)

The American actor via his Instagram on 23 May 2018 revealed he and Mae were together for eight years. He shared the snapshot alongside his girlfriend with a caption: "The time has come to lay my chastity aside and take a Queen!" 

Featured In 'Gay-Friendly' Movie

His movie Jackass which is gay-friendly involves gayness from using vibrators to man to man skin contact and lots of homosexuality. Similarly, in an interview with Steve-O published on 14 October 2010 in Collider.com, Chris admits his movie is gay-friendly and dared other gay people to perform the stunts as he did on Jackass.

Short Bio

Born as Christopher Andrew Pontius, Chris is a native of Pasadena, California. He was born on 16 July 1974 with a birth sign as Cancer. He grew up in San Luis Obispo, California on his family ranch. As per wiki, Playgirl magazine posted the front cover of his nude poster.