Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson
Celebrated Name: Michael Johnson
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Duane Johnson
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 13 September 1967
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 77 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kerry Doyen (m. 1998- ?); Armine Shamiryan
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Sebastian Johnson)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Michael Johnson Gay?: No
Profession: Athlete (Sprinter)
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $8 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Michael Johnson is an American retired athlete well known for his sprinting skills. To date, he owes four Olympic gold medals and eight world championships gold medals in the span of his career. He has been holding several world records in 200, 300, 400m. Johnson is considered one of the greatest sprinters of all time.

Maybe you know about Michael Johnson very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Michael Johnson’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Johnson has been a sports enthusiast since his childhood. He is the son of Paul Johnson and Ruby Johnson. Since the high school days of Johnson, he was one of the 200-meter runners in Texas. After joining Baylor University in 1986, he started competing at 400 meters. In 1989, he defended his senior and got the national collegiate title, both indoors and outdoors. Johnson had a unique running style with upright back, low knee lift, and composed face.

Personal Life

In 1998, Michael Johnson tied knots with Kerry Doyen, an entertainment reporter. They had their first child. Currently, he lives in Marin County, California, with his second wife, Armine Shamiryan, along with his son, Sebastian, from the first marriage. Being an active person, Johnson, too, makes sure that his wife joins him up every day for the gym. Not so alcoholic, yet he owes a wine refrigerator and a wine bar in his living room. His admiration came from Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt who defended Johnson’s 200m record by 0.01 second at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 13 September 1967, Michael Johnson is 56 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 77 kg.


In 1991 at the Worlds Championships in Tokyo, Johnson won for the first time in 200metre race over Frankie Fredericks by 0.33 seconds. In the 1992 Summer Olympics, Johnson raced as a member of the 4*400metre relay team, which got a gold medal. Again in 1995 World Championship in Gothenburg, Johnson won his first 200m and 400m “double.”

In the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he won gold for 200 and 400 meters. In 1997 World championships in Athens, Johnson won 400 meters. At the 1998 Goodwill games in New York City, he anchored a group of 4 members to win and set a record. Johnson ended his career at the Sydney Olympics with the victory of a 400-meter gold medal.

Awards & Achievements

In 1989, Johnson won the NCCA 200 meter championship. In 1990, he got awarded with Male athlete of the year by Track and Field News. In the session of 1993-1994, he has been called off as the U.S Track athlete of the year. In 1996, he was titled as getting Smart Player of the Year by Sport Magazine. In 1996, he was named Legend Athlete of the year by IAAF.

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Johnson in 2024

Michael Johnson Net Worth
Michael Johnson Net Worth

As of May 2024, the net worth of Johnson is $8 Million. Michael Johnson owns over 1,200,750 units of stock worth $200 million, and for the last 15 years, Michael sold stocks over $11 million. His annual salary is under review.

Michael Johnson holds the name for the most influential sprinter to date with innumerable records and medals. He is one of the best track and field athletes in history. He is one of the most successful runners listed down in Texas. He is the richest athlete of his place.


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