Jimmie Johnson's Career From The Beginning: Also Know About His Net Worth, House, and Properties

Jon Snow
Fri May,2018
Jimmie Johnson's Career From The Beginning: Also Know About His Net Worth, House, and Properties Racing

With an extreme passion for racing, the American professional stock car racing driver Jimmie Johnson has left everyone stunned with his driving skills. 42-year-old Jimmie is a seven-time champion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and currently drives No. 48 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports.

Racing professionally in the NASCAR since 2002, Johnson not only has experienced professional success but also has amassed a huge net worth along with a number of endorsement deals. Currently, Jimmie Johnson is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $120 million. Let's know more about Jimmie's net worth, earnings, and properties.

Net Worth and Career Earnings of Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, the father of 2 daughters with his wife Chandra Janway, experienced a rapid increment in his net worth in the past few years. Back in 2015, as per The Richest, Johnson was reported to have an estimated net worth of $100 million, which has risen up to $120 million as of 2018.

Currently, Jimmie Johnson ranks 2nd in the list of NASCAR highest paid drivers. His income in 2017 alone is around $19.2 million. Likewise, other racers like Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, and Kevin Harvick earned about $14.7 million, $14.6 million and $13.6 million respectively in the last season.

For a fact, back in 2017, Jimmie Johnson made headlines as he left  Dale Earnhardt, the NASCAR top-earner for seven straight years until 2016, behind him with an earning of $21.8 million and won the position at the top. Before Johnson, Jeff Gordon was the one to took over Earnhardt.

Besides his record-tying victory of 7 Cup Series with Earnhardt and Richard Petty,  in between 2002 to 2017, Johnson has recorded 83 career race wins, 221 top fives, 342 top tens, and 35 pole positions. Similarly, his total career earning is reported to be over $160 million.

CAPTION: Jimmie Johnson, the 7th time NASCAR Sprint Cup winner SOURCE: USA Today

In 2017, he signed a contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports to drive the No. 48 car till 2020, which is speculated to make him the highest paid driver at the end of this season.

 Now, take a look at Johnson's earnings from 2005 to 2015.

Year Earnings
2005 $212,000
2006 $8.84 million
2007 $7.4 million
2008 $7.38 million
2009 $7.33 million
2010 $7.26 million
2011 $6.3 million
2012 $14.5 million
2013 $17.3 million
2014 $17 million
2015 $16.2 million

Let's wait and see what more Jimmie Johnson has to offer.

Jimmie Johnson Endorsement

Apart from professional racing, Jimmie also earns millions of dollars from his endorsement deals.  Reportedly, Jimmie Johnson endorses the brands like Gatorade, Seiko Watch Corporation, Blue Bunny, and Chevrolet. As reported, Johnson makes approximately $5 million out of his sponsorships currently.

After signing a 2-year deal as an Ambassador for Seiko in 2015, Johnson again signed a multi-year deal with the company for an undisclosed amount in 2017.

CAPTION: Brand ambassador of Seiko watch Jimmie Johnson SOURCE: ebay

Jimmie earned $7 million from his endorsement with Gatorade and Chevrolet in 2012, followed by collective deal revenue of $6.7 million in 2013, and $6.5 million both in 2014 and 2015. 

Jimmie Johnson's Properties: House and Cars

As reported, Jimmie Johnson owns a house in  Charlotte, North Carolina, where he lives with his wife Chandra Janway and his 2 daughters Genevieve and Lydia. However, the American racer has kept the purchase details of the house quite a secret.

Well, back in November 2016, when Jimmie Johnson made a history at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, winning his seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, his fans in his hometown celebrated it. But wait! it was celebrated little differently. i.e. by toilet-papering his house which became a successful prank.

Johnson even shared an Instagram post about it.


Yep, that's home sweet home... Well done friends.

A post shared by Jimmie Johnson (@jimmiejohnson) on

Besides this, Jimmie also owns an apartment in New York. He bought the 3,234 square foot property back in 2013 for $14.25 million.

CAPTION: Jimmie Johnson and his wife in their New York apartment SOURCE: NY Design Agenda

Talking about cars, Johnson seems to be in love with racing cars and is reported to own a Chevy SS, Ford Fusion, 1967 Camaro, and 1971 Chevy Corvette. His car collection is assumed to be worth thousands of dollars.

Probably, there is more to come. 

Jimmie Johnson Charity Works

Back in 2006, along with his wife Chandra Janway, Jimmie launched The Jimmie Johnson Foundation, which aims children, families, and communities in need. Similarly, he again founded Jimmie Johnson's Victory Lanes in 2007, in Randleman, North Carolina, a four-lane bowling alley, which launches a tournament every year.

Reportedly, the tournament has raised over $8 million to help fund several projects along with co-operation with other charities like Habitat for Humanity, Hendrick Marrow Program, Make-A-Wish Foundation.

We wish the generous racer best for further.