Biography - A Short Wiki
Check out the time and place of Ben Johnson's birth and a lot of more information!
A Jamaican, Ben Sinclair Johnson is a Canadian former sprinter who procured two bronze medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics, becoming an internationally recognized track superstar. He won a gold medal in the 100 meters Olympic but lost the doping test, and, due to this, he lost his Olympic title. He set two new records. The first was 50 seconds in the 60 mt categories and world record of 9.8 seconds in the Rome Championship.
Read about Ben Johnson's career and accomplishments in the following section.
In 1982, he was first spotted into the limelight. This was due to his winning of two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane. In the same year, he was eliminated in the semi-finals in the World Championships in Helsinki. Later he was able to win a bronze medal in the 100 meters final at the 1984 Olympics. He had to put up with several losses in 1985 before he beat his rival Carl Lewis. 1985 was a successful year for him as he set a new record of 50 seconds in the 60 meters category.
Family and Personal Life
Below is a short description of Ben Johnson's family situation. Check it out!
He has a daughter and a granddaughter. No further information is available regarding his love life or the name of his daughter.
|Children/Kids||Yes (a daughter but no information about her name)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
All information you might be interested in can be found in the table below, for example, birthdate, birthplace, and more!
|Full/Real Name||Benjamin Sinclair Johnson|
|Age (as of today)||61 years|
|Date of Birth||December 19, 1961|
|Place of Birth||Jamaica|
|Height||1.77 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||75 kg, 165.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$3 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Ben Johnson's height is above average measuring 1.77 m. Ben Johnson weighs 75 kg. Being born on December 19, 1961, translates to an age of 61 years as of todays date (January 30, 2023).