Born In: Wimbledon, London, England
Steve-O, born Stephen Gilchrist Glover, is an English-born actor, stunt performer, producer, author, stand-up comedian, clown, and singer of Canadian and English–American descent. He is best known for performing stunts in the controversial American series ‘Jackass.’ He grew up as a kid highly interested in the entertainment industry. He attended the ‘University of Miami’ later. However, he had no interest in academics. He joined the ‘Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College,’ graduating in 1997. Immediately after that, he started working as a circus clown, filming his stunts and performances. In 2000, he was offered a role in the MTV series ‘Jackass,’ which became extremely popular. He thus became a household name and later appeared in several films, such as ‘Jackass: The Movie’ and ‘Barely Lethal.’ He also appeared on TV, with shows such as ‘Totally Busted’ and ‘The Jump.’ He is a multi-talented personality who also organizes his own stand-up comedy tours. He has also written an autobiography. He has been in trouble with the law several times, particularly when he was arrested for possession of cocaine in 2008. He has been suicidal, which later led to an intense drug-abuse issue.
Also Known As: Stephen Gilchrist Glover
Spouse/Ex-: Brittany Mcgraw (m. 2006 – 2008), Candy-Jane Tucker (m. 2002 – 2003)
father: Ted Glover
mother: Donna Gay
siblings: Cindy Glover
Partner: Lux Wright (engaged 2018)
Born Country: England
Ancestry: Canadian American, British American
Notable Alumni: Ringling Brothers And Barnum & Bailey Clown College
City: Wimbledon, England
education: Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College
Steve-O was born Stephen Gilchrist Glover, on June 13, 1974, in Wimbledon, London, to Richard Edward and Donna Gay Glover. He was born in London and was raised in countries such as Brazil, Venezuela, US, and Canada. His mother was Canadian, and his father was half-English and half-American. He holds citizenship of three countries: Canada, the UK, and the USA.
Throughout his childhood, he continued to move to different places along with his family. He lived in Venezuela and the US. He briefly moved back to England when he was 9 years old. Later, at the age of twelve, he settled in Toronto, Canada. A year later, he was back in England. He graduated from the ‘American School in London.’
He was highly interested in music and was a huge Mötley Crüe fan. Once, when the band was playing in Toronto, he called every hotel in the city to find out where they were staying and eventually managed to meet Tommy Lee.
The show had Steve performing daring stunts and dangerous pranks. It premiered in October 2000, and became an instant hit. The successful series ran for three seasons, covering twenty-five episodes. Despite being criticized for being “too dangerous,” the series was highly popular.
He appeared as a host in thirty-two episodes of the show ‘WildBoyz,’ between 2003, and 2006. In addition, he also appeared as a regular cast member of the show ‘Totally Busted.’