Jimmy Johnson Biography

( 1943 - )
February 7, 2020
First published on:July 10, 2019
by Sam

Facts of Jimmy Johnson

Date of Birth: 1943, July 16
Age: 76 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name James William Johnson
Birth Place Port Arthur, Texas
Famous Name Jimmy
Horoscope Cancer
Net Worth 40 million U.S.D.
No. of Twitter Followers 358k
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster, Footballer
Came to fame after Coach
Started career as Footballer
Currently Working For Fox NFL Sunday
Awards SuperBowl
University attended Arkansas University
School attended Thomas Jefferson High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Rhonda Rookmaaker
Past married if any  Linda Kay Cooper
Divorce Yes
Children 2
Religion Christianity

James William Johnson is an American footballer sportscaster and former player, coach, and executive. He is widely acclaimed for his efficient execution in the arena of coaching football teams. He was involved with the Miami University Football team.

Johnson, who has a huge net worth, runs a restaurant under his name and has been able to add more money to his bank account. He lives a comfortable life with his second wife and children.

Jimmy Johnson Marriage, Wife, Divorce

Johnson got married to Linda Kay Cooper on July 12, 1963. The couple was blessed with two sons, Chad Johnson, and Brent Johnson. However, they divorced after 26 years of being together.

Jimmy Johnson and his wife SOURCE: Fabwags.com

Jimmy Johnson got hitched to his longtime girlfriend, Rhonda Rookmaaker in 1999 in a private ceremony turning his affair into marriage.

Jimmy Johnson and his wife Rhonda Rookmaaker SOURCE: imdb.com

It was a much hush-hush ceremony that was held at his sea-facing villa that he had purchased recently in Florida keys then.

They don't have any offsprings to date.

Jimmy Johnson Salary and Net worth in 2019

Currently, Jimmy Johnson is estimated to have a net worth of over $40 million. As a sportscaster, he must be earning a salary ranging from $80k to $100k annually. 


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Johnson has a restaurant The Three Rings in Miami named after the three championships that he won during his gaming days.

Jimmy has also opened another restaurant under the same brand in Oklahoma City, U.S.A. 


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Johnson has been involved in branding many endorsements. He signed a contract with the American consumer goods giant ‘Procter & Gamble.' 

In the year 2010, Johnson stated that he would be commercializing for the male enhancement pill ‘ExtenZe.'

Jimmy is a wealthy person who can afford the finest things in his life. He is living his affluent days after years of hard work and dedication.

Jimmy Johnson Early Life

James William Johnson was born on July 16, 1943, in Port Arthur, Texas, the U.S. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. Jimmy went to Arkansas University. Johnson was a classmate to legendary actor G.W Bailey and rock icon Janis Joplin.

He was nicknamed Jimmy Jumpup because he jumped during football methods and experienced a boundless dedication. 

Jimmy Johnson Professional Career

He was involved in playing soccer in his early days. While at the university, he was active for the ‘Razorbacks’ football team under coach Frank Broyles. The Football Writers Association of America recognized Razorbacks as a national championship in 1964.

For his mind-blowing performance, he was selected as the assistant coach for the Louisiana University in 1965. he became the head coach of Oklahoma State in 1979 where he coached there for 5 years later joining the University of Miami. Other teams that Jimmy coached were Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys.

 He is one of only six men in NFL history to coach consecutive Super Bowl winners.

Jimmy kick-started his career in sports broadcasting after leaving the Dolphins in 1999. He started working as an analyst for Fox Sports. Currently, he is seen on Fox NFL Sunday as a host analyst. 

Jimmy Johnson didn't have an easy life, he proved his mettle, succeeding determination, intelligence, and the stubbornness to stick to a plan he believed would work at his disposal. 

We wish him all the best for his hard-work.

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