|Celebrated Name:||Joe Johnson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joseph Marcus Johnson|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||June 29, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Little Rock, Arkansas, US|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Justice and Gavin)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Jessica Dykstra)|
|Is Joe Johnson Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional basketball player.|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$130 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2021|
Joe Johnson is an American professional basketball player who is at the end of his career. During his illustrious career, he has been part of 18 seasons in the NBA. Joe is a nickname he earned while playing for Atlanta Hawks for his skill set. He has played for many teams starting from Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks to Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets.
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Early Life & Biography
Joe Johnson was born on June 29, 1981, in Little Rock, Arkansas. His mother, Sarah Diane Johnson, used to work in a state psychiatric hospital as a nurse. He was raised by his mother as a single parent and had a brother named Tony.
He lost his brother at a young age, and his mother was diagnosed with cancer in bone marrow in 2008. His mother succumbed to cancer and died in 2019. He went to Little Rock Central High School and was active in multiple disciplines. As a youngster, he was a member of the William E. Thrasher Boys & Girls Club.
Johnson is not married and was in a relationship with Shannon Becton. They have two children together, a daughter Justice and a son Gavin. The couple split in 2013, and Johnson paid child support to his ex-partner. In 2016, there was speculation that he was dating a woman Candise Zepherin. There are rumors that he is currently dating the Instagram model Jessica Dykstra.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on June 29, 1981, Joe Johnson is 40 years old as of today’s date 23rd September 2021. His height is 2.01 m tall, and his weight is 109 kg.
Joe Johnson began his career by playing college football. In 1999, he was a freshman at Arkansas and averaged 16.0 points. During his sophomore season, he received an honorable mention in the All-American honors. In 2000 – 01, he played 30 games and averaged 14.2 points along with 6.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists.
At the 2001 NBA draft, he became the 10th overall pick of Boston Celtics. In the first half of the first season, he was able to make 33 starts and averaged 6.3 points. However, he was exchanged in February 2002 with the Phoenix Suns. He remained with the Phoenix Suns from 2002 to 2005 and averaged 39.3 percent during his tenure.
He became a free agent in 2005 and decided to leave Phoenix Suns. Following that, he signed a deal worth $70 million with Atlanta Hawks. In 2010, Johnson extended his contract for another six years with the Hawks. In 2010, he got traded to Brooklyn Nets in 2012. He remained with the Nets till 2016. For a brief period, he also joined the Miami Heat in the same year. From 2016 to 2018, Johnson signed a deal with Utah Jazz.
He then joined the Houston Rockets in 2018, and this was followed by signing with the Detroit Pistons in 2019. During his entire career, he played 1276 games and made an average of 4.0 rebounds and made an average of 16.0 points.
Awards & Achievements
Here are all the achievements of Joe Johnson throughout his career.
- In 1999, Joe Johnson was named Arkansas Mr. Basketball.
- He is the SEC Rookie of the Year in 2000.
- Johnson had also appeared in SEC All-Freshman Team in 2001.
- He has won the NBA All-Star seven times in his career.
- In 2006, he was presented to the United States in the World Championships and won bronze.
Net Worth & Salary of Joe Johnson in 2021
As of September 2021, Joe Johnson has a net worth of $130 million. This is from his successful career as a professional basketball player. He was named as the Big3 MVP player in 2019. He has played for a number of teams throughout his career. In 2016, he signed a contract worth $22 million with Utah Jazz. He has also signed a deal worth $123.7 million with Atlanta Hawks. He also earns from various endorsements.
Johnson has been active in his career from a very young age and played for almost 18 years. The tall guy has won many accolades in his career and is known as “Iso Joe” for his amazing isolation play skill. He is an inspiration to many and has got fans across the planet.