Michael Johnson- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson is a retired American athlete best known for his sprinting abilities. In his career, he has four Olympic gold medals and eight world championship gold medals to his name. He has several world records in the 200m, 300m, and 400m. Johnson is regarded as one of the best sprinters of all time.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Michael Johnson
Real Name/Full Name:Michael Duane Johnson
Age:52 years old
Birth Date:13 September 1967
Birth Place:Dallas, Texas, United States
Height:1.85 m
Weight:77 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Kerry Doyen (m. 1998- ?); Armine Shamiryan
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):Yes (Sebastian Johnson)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name):No
Is Michael Johnson Gay?:No
Profession:Athlete (Sprinter)
Net Worth in 2024:$8 Million

Michael Johnson’s Biography

Michael Johnson has been a sports fan since he was a child. He’s the son of Paul and Ruby Johnson. Johnson has been a top 200-meter runner in Texas since his high school days. He began competing in 400 meters after enrolling at Baylor University in 1986. He defended his senior year in 1989, winning the national collegiate title both indoors and outdoors. Johnson ran with an upright back, a low knee lift, and a composed face.

Michael Johnson Age, Height, Weight

Michael Johnson was born on September 13, 1967, is 54 years old as of today. His height is 1.85 meters and his weight is 77 kilograms.

Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson


Johnson won the 200m race for the first time in 1991, defeating Frankie Fredericks by 0.33 seconds at the World Championships in Tokyo. Johnson competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics as a member of the 4*400m relay team, which won gold. Johnson won his first 200m and 400m “double” at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg.

He won gold in the 200 and 400 meters at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Johnson won 400 meters at the 1997 World Championships in Athens. He led a group of four members to victory and a record at the 1998 Goodwill Games in New York City. Johnson finished his career with a 400-meter gold medal at the Sydney Olympics.

Michael Johnson’s Achievements and Awards

Johnson won the NCCA 200-meter championship in 1989. Track and Field News named him Male Athlete of the Year in 1990. He was named the United States Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 1993-1994. Sport Magazine named him the Smart Player of the Year in 1996. He was named IAAF Legend Athlete of the Year in 1996.

Michael Johnson’s Net Worth in 2024

Johnson’s net worth is $8 million as of February 2024. Michael Johnson owns over 1,200,750 shares of stock worth $200 million, and he has sold stocks worth more than $11 million in the last 15 years. His annual salary is being reconsidered.

With numerous records and medals, Michael Johnson is regarded as the most influential sprinter of all time. He is regarded as one of the greatest track and field athletes in history. He is listed as one of Texas’ most successful runners. He is the most wealthy athlete in his league.

Michael Johnson’s Wife, Marriage

Michael Johnson married entertainment reporter Kerry Doyen in 1998. They welcomed their first child. He currently resides in Marin County, California, with his second wife, Armine Shamiryan, and his son from his first marriage, Sebastian. Johnson, who is an active person, ensures that his wife joins him at the gym every day. Despite not being an alcoholic, he has a wine refrigerator and a wine bar in his living room. Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter who broke Johnson’s 200m record by 0.01 second at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, admired him.