Jackass’ cast members accrue over $24 million in medical bills

Since its creation nearly 20 years ago, it’s safe to assume that the six main cast members of Jackass received many medical bills.

The gang of buddies turned stunt performers have been showing their bizarre and often repulsive acts, and audiences have witnessed them suffer countless injuries.

Jackass has seen its fair share of situations, from bruises to broken necks and more.

A study from Nova Legal Funding has revealed that the franchise has spent a notable amount of money on medical bills, concluding that Jackass has spent over $24 million on medical expenses.

Earlier in the week, CNET noted that after Nova began inspecting 79 injuries between the six stars. The injuries included 36 head injuries, 28 broken bones, and an alligator bite, which increased the cost.

If other cast members were to be included, the total could be closer to $38 million.

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Further research from Nova gave the breakdown of the expenses.

Johnny Knoxville came in first on the injury list with more than $8.66 million worth of medical bills. Ehren McGhehey came in second with  $7,380,000 million worth of medical expenses.

Steve-O came in third accruing over $5.82 million, and Dave England amassed $1.65 million. Jason “Wee Man” Acuña and Preston Lacy came in $675,000 and $75,000, respectively.

Ron Sinai, the founder and CEO of Nova, spoke on the majority of “self-inflicted” injuries of the crew.

“While the majority of the injuries caused by the crew of Jackass are self-inflicted, and the average person doesn’t usually injure themselves this often, we wanted to show how much these painful accidents cost in medical bills, so fans of the show can appreciate the financial and medical consequences of living such an adrenaline-fuelled life!” he said in a press release.

Jackass Forever was scheduled to be released in October, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the film is pushed back to February 2022.

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