Steve-O is a daredevil and television personality.
He is best known as one of the performers on the TV series Jackass
Steve-O was born in London. His mother, Donna Gay, was Canadian,
and his father, Richard Edward "Ted" Glover, was American.
His family was based in England for many years due to his father's
presidency of the South American division of Pepsi-Cola. During
his childhood Steve-O lived in a number of countries, including
Brazil ? speaking his first words in Portuguese ? Venezuela, and
Uganda, where he spent two years before returning to the United
States. His first hometown in the United States was Darien, Connecticut,
at the age of four. He moved to Miami two years later. When he was
nine his family returned to London where Steve-O attended the American
School in St. John's Wood for all four years of high school. He
then spent three years in Canada before returning to London once
He attended the University of Miami but dropped out after one year
due to poor grades and lack of interest in school. He then attended
and graduated from the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey
Clown College. After graduation he was not selected to join the
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, but worked as a
clown in a circus at the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop flea market.
He filmed his stunts, including his clown performances, throughout
this period. Like fellow Jackass star Bam Margera, Steve-O is also
an avid heavy metal fan. He has a tattoo of an inverted Christian
cross on his left shoulder and a tattoo of an Ichthys with the word
"SATAN" in it on his right shoulder .....