Jimmy Johnson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Mar, 2019
Facts of Jimmy Johnson
Date of Birth: 1943 , June-16
Age: 75 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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 as well as executive. He was the football coach at the 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.  

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Jimmy Johnson

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 assistant coach at the Louisiana Tech University in 1965. He later moved on to 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 Oklahoma from 1970 to 1972. He has also been the defensive coordinator for Arkansas and later the assistant head coach for Pittsburgh.

Johnson 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.

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 $40 million, in 2019. 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 the 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.

Jimmy Johnson's Height, Age, And Other Facts 

  • Jimmy Johnson's height: he has a height of 5ft 9 inch and body shape even at the age of 73. 
  • Johnson's Age: July 16, 1943 (age 75)
  • Birth Name: James William Johnson
  • Nationality:  American
  • Ethnicity: White

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