Jimmy Johnson

Inside Biography

Jimmy Johnson is a former football player as well as an executive. He was the football coach at Oklahoma State University and has also severed for the University of Miami. As of now, Johnson is a football broadcaster. 

From his various works, Johnson has managed a tremendous amount of net worth. Besides, he is married twice. While his first marriage ended up in a divorce, he seems quite happily married to his second wife. Does he have any children? Here are all the details about his career, earnings, and love life.

Jimmy Johnson Early Life, & Education  

Jimmy Johnson was born on the 16th of July, 1943, and has been actively involved in the sports fraternity for a long time. He has been known more for his endeavors as a football coach rather than for his career.

Jimmy was born in Port Arthur, Texas, and was enrolled in the Memorial High School. 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.  

Jimmy Johnson's Professional Career 

Jimmy Johnson started off as an a s sistant coach at the Louisiana Tech University in 1965. He later moved on to the Picayune Memorial HS in 1966 as the a s sistant coach and then held the same position for Wichita State. From 1968 to 1969, he was the a s sistant coach for Iowa State and was the Defensive line coach for Oklahoma from 1970 to 1972. He has also been the defensive coordinator for Arkansas and later the a s sistant head coach for Pittsburgh.

Johnson has been the head coach for Oklahoma, Miami, Dallas Cowboys as well as Miami Dolphins. He has been retired from the soccer industry now but continues to impact it.

Prior to football and media, Johnson also made a cameo appearance in many movies like The Waterboy starring Kathy Bates and Fairuza Balk.

Jimmy Johnson's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Jimmy Johnson has collected a large amount of net worth from his illustrious career. His estimated net worth is around d $160 million, in 2020. And as a football broadcaster, Johnson is paid over $400 K a year. 

Jimmy Johnson's Wife, Married, And Affair 

Jimmy Johnson has been married twice. The football broadcaster first married on July 12, 196 to Linda Kay Cooper. He has two children from his ex-wife and the marriage came to an end in January 1990.  The reason behind their divorce is yet to be revealed.

Following their separation, Johnson went on to marry his spouse 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 personality with his current wife is getting along pretty well and they are living together in the Florida Keys. He is getting along pretty well in his personal life.

Well, the couple is often seen at several public events and rather share a great romantic relationship. With over two decades of marriage, their relationship seems to be getting stronger every pa s sing day.  

Jimmy Johnson's Height, Age, And Other Facts 

  • Jimmy Johnson's height: he has a height of 5ft 9 inches and body shape even at the age of 73. 
  • Johnson's Age: July 16, 1943 (age 77)
  • Birth Name: James William Johnson
  • Nationality:  American
  • Ethnicity: White

by Bchrome, 25 Apr, 2016

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