1. A major contributor to this article appears to have a close connection with its subject.
2. Theo Von was born Theodor Capitani von Kurnatowski, in Covington, Louisiana, the son of Gina Capitani and the late Roland von Kurnatowski Sr.
3. He has an older brother who is an arborist and two younger sisters, all of whom currently reside in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
4. Von first gained fame during his college days on Road Rules: Maximum Velocity Tour.
5. He later reappeared on the Road Rules spin-off , Real World/Road Rules Challenge, competing in Battle of the Seasons, The Gauntlet, Battle of the Sexes 2 and Fresh Meat.
6. In 2009, Von created “crank texting” , and began his crank texting blog, www.cranktexts.com, which was picked up as a column by CollegeHumor a year later.
7. In the summer of 2013, Von hosted the new TBS hidden camera show Deal With It, executive produced by Howie Mandel. The show was picked up for its 2nd season in early 2014, and finished its 32 episode run in early 2015.