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Jimmy Johnson Biography

Jimmy Johnson
  • Age: 74 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Jimmy Johnson
  • Birth Name: James William Johnson
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Port Arthur, Texas
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Football player
  • Working For: Miami Dolphins (Head coach, 1996–1999), Dallas Cowboys (Head coach, 1989–1993)
  • Net Worth: $ 40 million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
  • Famous for: Football broadcaster and former player, coach, and executive
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Rhonda Rookmaaker (m. 1999), Linda Kay Cooper (m. 1963–1990)
  • Children: N/A
  • Divorce: Yes
  • Education: Arkansas
  • Awards: National champion
  • TV Show: Bowl Championship Series
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Jimmy Johnson is a former football player and a current broadcaster, coach and executive. He has been the football coach at the Oklahoma State University and has also severed for the University of Miami. He was born on the 16th of July, 1943 and has been actively involved in the sports fraternity since a long time. He has been known more for his endeavors as a football coach rather than for his career.

Jimmy was born on Port Arthur, Texas and was enrolled in the Memorial High School for his education. He later attended the University of Arkansas and was the defensive lineman for Southwest Conference. He was nicknamed Jimmy Jumpup because he occasionally jumped during football practices and had a boundless determination.  

The coaching credits of his personality have been ore talked about than his playing career. Jimmy started off as an assistant coach at the Louisiana Tech University on 1965. He later moved on tio the Picayune Memorial HS on 1966 as the assistant coach and then held the same position for the Wichita State. From 1968 to 1969, he was the assistant coach for the Iowa State and was the Defensive line coach for the Oklahoma from 1970 to 1972. He has also been the defensive coordinator for the Arkansas and later the assistant head coach for Pittsburgh. He has been the head coach for the Oklahoma, Miami, Dallas Cowboys as well as the Miami Dolphins. He has been retired from the soccer industry now but continues to impact it.

Jimmy has been talked about well also in regards to his personal life and the details of the matter have been talked about well by news tabloids around the world. It has been known that he was married on July 12, 196 to Linda Kay Cooper. He has two children from the marriage and the marriage came to an end on January, 1990. He got married to wife Rhonda Rookmaaker on the 18th of July, 1999 and has been married to her since then. He has no children with her. His son from his first marriage is named Chad Johnson and is a former addict. The relationship of the personality with his current wife is getting along pretty well and they are living together in Florida Keys. He is getting along pretty well in his personal life.

Jimmy Johnson has managed to earn a net worth of a whopping 40 million dollars and his salary too is assumed to be a huge amount. He has been known to have a perfect height and weight as well as body measurements, suited well for acting. Even now, at the age of 72, he has managed to become hugely popular and successful that fans search the details of his bio on sites like the wiki.

  • Last modified : 16 January, 2017
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