“Jacques” star Johnny Knoxville filed for divorce from his second wife this week, several outlets reported Thursday.
The 51-year-old, whose legal name is Philip John Clapp, was quoted as saying “Intangible Differences” Launched Tuesday in Los Angeles by his wife, Naomi Nelson, a documentary filmmaker.
He is seeking the joint custody of their 12-year-old son Rocco and 10-year-old daughter Arlo.
The couple got married in September 2010 and separated on September 24 last year – their wedding anniversary date and documents were reported.
One month before the reported split, Knoxville wrote a A glowing tribute To his wife for her birthday.
“Happy birthday to my love and light,” he said on Instagram, along with a photo of Nelson and their two children. “Wonderful wife and beautiful mother. You are the sunshine on my face and everything is good. I love you so much. Happy birthday.”
Knoxville married his first wife, Melanie Clapp, in 1995. The couple shared a 26-year-old daughter, Madison.
Divorced in 2008 after a long separation.
Co-creator and star of MTV’s “Jacques” is Knoxville Stunt reality showFirst aired in 2000 and has produced a number of films, including “Jacques Forever” earlier this year.