Robbie Knievel, stuntman and son of legendary daredevil, Evel Knievel, died early Friday. He was 60. Knievel spent his last days in hospital care following a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to TMZ.
Knievel performed more than 350 jumps in his stuntman career. He set 20 records for his jumps, including successfully jumping the fountains at Caesars Palace in 1989, something his father had attempted to do in the past but did not conquer.
Knievel is survived by his siblings Kelly, Alica, and Tracey and daughters Krysten, Karmen and Maria.
Who is Kelly Knievel?
Knievel was born in 1960. He is a producer and actor known for Stuntman, Storyville, and The Evel Knievel Way. He is the firstborn son of Robert Evel Knievel. On December 24, 2020, he married Paige Knievel. Previously, he was married to Shelli Knievel. Kelly Knievel is the head of K&K Promotions, which has owned the publicity rights to Evil Knievel’s name since 1998.