Chad Johnson Biography

August 7, 2020
First published on:August 7, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Chad Johnson

Birth Name Chad Johnson
Birth Place Miami, Florida
Famous Name Chad Javon Johnson
Father Sam Brown
Mother Paula Johnson
Net Worth $5 Million
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Divorce Evelyn Lozada m. 2012–2012

Chad Javon Johnson a.k.a. Chad Johnson is a retired American Johnson football wide receiver who played 11 seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals (2001-2010), New England Patriots (2011), and the Miami Dolphins (2012) in the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at Santa Monica College and Oregon State University and was drafted by the Bengals in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft.

Miami, Florida native, Chad Johnson was born on 9th January 1987, under the star sign Capricorn. The forty-two years old holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background.

How Much Is Chad Johnson's Net Worth?

As of 2020, Chad Johnson has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He summoned $46.6 million in salaries through his 11 season NFL career. His contract with Miami Dolphins prior to he was released was a one-year $925,000 of which he could not accrue anything. He collected his biggest paycheque in 2008 which include $5 million in signing bonuses and $3 million in base salary.  

Johnson with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2006 SOURCE: Wikipedia

During his heyday, he had huge endorsement deals with Reebok, Go Daddy, and Unilever's Degree Men deodorant. After his domestic violence scandal, most of his deals came to an end.

Later, he played for the Canadian football team, Montreal Alouettes (2014-2015) and Liga de side, Monterrey Fundidores (2017) through he might have earned a decent sum of money. 

In 2005, he purchased 6,824 sq ft home for $1,365,714, where he lives part-time. In June 2012, he purchased a six-bedroom house at 20546 NW Eighth Court for $265,000 which was auctioned off in a foreclosure sale in 2017.

Failed Marriage & Legal Issues

Chad Johnson was married to Basketball Wives star, Evelyn Lozada. The couple started dating in 2009. The following year on 16th November, Chad proposed Lozada. On 4th July 2012, the couple exchanged the vows. The following month on 11th August, Chad was arrested after he allegedly headbutted Lozada following an argument.

Chad Johnson and his ex-wife, Evelyn Lozada SOURCE: News Break

Johnson was released the following afternoon on a $2,500 bond. Later that day, he was released by the Miami Dolphins. On 14th August, Lozada filed for divorce claiming that her marriage was irretrievably broken. Their divorce was finalized on 19th September. Subsequently, he entered a plea of no contest to misdemeanor domestic battery, avoiding jail time in an agreement with prosecutors and Lozada.

Family & Education

Chad Johnson was born to Paula Johnson and Sam Brown. He has two sisters: Syleena Johnson and Chinta and a brother, Sam Brown Jr. Upon graduation from Miami Beach Senior, she joined Langston University but did not play football. Later, he transferred to Santa Monica College where he played football alongside Steve Smith. Further, he transferred to Oregon State University.

NFL Career

At the 2001 NFL Draft, Johnson was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 36th overall pick. He played 10 seasons for the Bengals earning 6X Pro Bowl, 3X First-team All-Pro, Second-team All-Pro, and NFL receiving yards leader.

On 28th July 2011, he was acquired by the New England Patriots. The following season on 7th June, he was released by the Patriots. later four days, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins.

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