Jason Shannon Acuna is better well known by his name wee man. He was birthed in Pisa, Italy, on May 16, 1973, and raised in Torrance, California. He was a student at North High School. He suffers from achondroplasia, a hereditary disease that causes dwarfism. On the other hand, his diminutive stature did not affect his skateboarding career. Wee Man has made multiple humanitarian trips only with USO due to his background in a military household.
Age, height, and weight
As of today’s date, March 26, 2022, Wee Man, who was brought into the world on May 16, 1973, is 48 years old. He weighs 99.208 pounds and 45 kilograms, notwithstanding his length of 4′ 9′′ in feet and inches and 122 cm in centimeters.
Jason Shannon Acuna has always had an outsized personality and startling self-assurance. He triumphed over his father’s reservations regarding his height. Skateboarding was his first love, and he spent a considerable amount of his leisure time practicing. He also worked for Big Brother, a skateboarding magazine, as a registered manager. Only with this publication’s help did he become acquainted with the Jackass television show in the year 2000. He was also quite helpful to his buddies, including Johnny Knoxville.
In July 2007, he presented MTV’s Scarred Live and appeared in the reality tv series Armed & Famous. On the first episode of NBC’s Celebrity Circus, he was the first contender to achieve a good grade. He also owns a stake in the Chronic Tacos Mexican high-speed restaurant franchise. He opened his first franchise in Redondo Beach, California, in 2010. After some years, he discontinued that location and opened a Chronic Tacos franchise in February 2018 in Long Beach, California.
Wee Man net worth
Wee Man has an estimated net worth of $8 million as a TV personality and actor in the United States. He is the announcer of Fox Sports Net’s skateboard show 54321, including one of the celebrities of MTV’s Jackass. Jason, widely known as Wee Man, is a competitive skateboarder. When he participated in MTV’s extremely successful Jackass tv films and series, he became a global superstar.
Acuna’s first employment was as a membership administrator for “Big Brother,” a skateboarding magazine. As a result of the assignment, he was cast in the MTV series “Jackass” in 2002. “Jackass” was a comic reality show where the main characters did stunts and played practical jokes on one another and other guests.
Acuna’s most notable stunts included skating like an Oompa Loompa, striking himself in the forehead, dragging co-star Johnny Knoxville down a red carpet stairwell, doing deep knee bends while carrying Shaquille O’Neal on his back, and also more. Wee Man has starred in four Jackass films, culminating in “Jackass Forever” in 2022.
He made appearances in the Television show “Wildboyz” and had a cameo in the film “Grind.” He’s also a recurring character in Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 & Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 skating video games. Acuna appeared in the CBS reality show “Armed and Famous” in 2007, among five other celebrities like Erik Estrada & Jack Osbourne.
The show accompanied the celebrities as they went through training to have become auxiliary police officers for such Muncie Police Department in Indiana. He also participated in “Scarred Live,” some other MTV show.
Wee man was cast as a competitor on the NBC hit show Celebrity Circus, which follows six superstars as they gain experience in the circus, incorporating death-defying acts on high ropes, flying trapezes, & fire dances. A team of experts subsequently judges the contestants.
Celebrity Circus, unlike Jackass, is notorious for showing and mocking its stars’ unsuccessful exploits, according to the wee man. He also admitted that he couldn’t tell which hurt them more but that the experience was “awful” and “strange.” Wee man would become the first contender on the show to achieve a perfect ten-point average in the fourth week of participation. He came in third place at the end of the season.
Investment in Restaurant
As part of his 2010 investment, Jason established a chain of fast-casual Mexican restaurants called Chronic Tacos. His hometown of Hermosa Beach was where he operated for many years, but he moved to Long Beach in 2018.