Melanie Lynn Clapp Biography: Age, Career, Marriage, Husband, Kids

Melanie Lynn Clapp and her ex-husband, Johnny Knoxville.

Who is Melanie Lynn Clapp?

Melanie Lynn Clapp is an American interior designer and former fashion designer. She is popular for being the ex-wife of the famous American actor and comedian John Knoxville.

Melanie Lynn Clapp’s early life and education

Melanie Lynn Clapp was born Melanie Lynn Cates into a Christian family. According to the reports available in the media, she was born in 1964, in Texas, USA. She is 58 years old as of July 2022.

Melanie Lynn Clapp’s birth month is not known to the public, as she has not disclosed it. Melanie Lynn Clapp leads a very private life and as such detailed information about her early life, education, and parents’ names are not available in the media.

Melanie Lynn Clapp’s Wiki Profile

Birth NameMelanie Lynn Cates
Popular NameMelanie Lynn Clapp
Place of BirthTexas, USA
Date of Birth1964
Age58 years old
OccupationInterior Designer
Marital StatusDivorced
Estimated Net Worth$ 500,000

Melanie Lynn Clapp’s Career

Full details of Melanie Lynn Clapp’s career and jobs are not yet sufficiently available in the media. However, according to the reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Melanie Lynn Clapp started a career in fashion design before she got married and became a celebrity wife.

She had moved to Los Angeles in the early 90s to pursue her career. In Los Angeles, Melanie started working as a clothing and jewellery designer. She worked for Urban Outfitters and Warner Bros Retail. But not long into the clothing and jewellery business, Melanie Lynn Clapp switched to home remodelling and interior decoration. As of July 2022, Melanie Lynn Clapp has successfully established her business in the US cities of Los Angeles, Nashville, and Austin where she currently lives.

Melanie Lynn Clapp’s work has received praise and recognition from AIA Austin and Tribeza Interiors Design Tour. After years of success in her career, she founded her company called “Side Street Home”. 

About Melanie Lynn Clapp Marriage and Wedding

As of July 2022, Melanie Lynn Clapp’s marital status is unconfirmed. She, however, has been married once. Lynn Clapp was previously married to a famous American actor and stunt performer, Johnny Knoxville. Melanie Lynn Clapp and her ex-husband, Johnny Knoxville, were married for 13 years (from 1995 to 2008). The union produced one daughter named Madison Tatiana Clapp.

Melanie Lynn Clapp and her daughter Madison Tatiana Clapp.

About Melanie Lynn Clapp and Johnny Knoxville’s marriage

Johnny Knoxville, whose real name is Philip John Clapp, is an American actor, stunt performer, and filmmaker. He is popular for being the co-creator and star of the MTV reality stunt show, “Jackass”. Johnny Knoxville met Melanie shortly after she moved to Los Angeles. They fell in love and took the courage to take it further.

Melanie Lynn Clapp and Johnny Knoxville walked down the aisle on May 15, 1995. Their journey to the spotlight started in the year 2000 when Johnny Knoxville’s career took a new turn. His reality comedy show “Jackass” became a hit all over America. Theereafter, the couple went on to share amazing moments together.

However, according to reports, the erstwhile sweet couple started having issues in their marriage in early 2006. In July 2006, Lynn Clapp and Johnny Knoxville separated. Johnny Knoxville filed for divorce on July 3, 2007, citing irreconcilable differences. In March 2008, the marriage legally ended. 

Melanie Lynn Clapp and her ex-husband.

About Melanie Lynn Clapp’s children

As of July 2022, Melanie Lynn Clapp has only one child that is known to the public. While married to her ex-husband, Johnny Knoxville, Melanie had a daughter with him. The name of her daughter with Knoxville is Madison Tatiana Clapp.

After Melanie Lynn Clapp and Johnny Knoxville’s divorce, they both legally reached a co-parenting agreement on behalf of their daughter. As such, Madison grew under the love and care of both of them. As proof of love for his daughter, Johnny Knoxville tattooed his daughter’s name on his chest.

About Melanie Lynn Clapp’s daughter – Madison Tatiana Clapp

Madison Tatiana Clapp is the daughter Melanie Lynn Clapp had with her ex-husband, Johnny Knoxville. Madison was born on January 4, 1996, a year after Melanie and Johnny Knoxville got married. As of July 2022, Madison Tatiana Clapp is 26 years old.

Madison Tatiana Clapp is a writer and an actress. She’s best known for her roles in “Jackass 3.5” (2011) and “Jackass 3D” (2010). Madison Tatiana Clapp had her early education at Oakwood School, before she proceeded to Oberlin College, Ohio, where she graduated with a degree. Reports have it that her birth led to her father’s decision to stop gambling.

Melanie Lynn Clapp’s net worth 

According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Johnny Knoxville’s ex-wife Melanie Lynn Clapp has an estimated net worth of $500,000. As a successful interior designer and former fashion designer, a good portion of her income comes from her work. As the ex-wife of Jackass star Johnny Knoxville, it is also believed that she must have gained something of worth from the divorce. Melanie currently owns and lives in an expensive house in Austin, Texas.

Where is Melanie Lynn Clapp right now?

Melanie Lynn Clapp seems to be a naturally private person. It was her marriage to Johnny Knoxville that put her in the spotlight. Since their divorce in 2008, Melanie Lynn Clapp has retired to her abode in Austin where she lives quietly without attracting media attention. It is also not known if she has remarried or not.

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