Biography - A Short Wiki
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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.
Read about Michael Johnson's career and accomplishments in the following section.
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.”
Family and Personal Life
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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.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Kerry Doyen (m. 1998- ?); Armine Shamiryan|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Sebastian Johnson)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Michael Duane Johnson|
|Age (as of today)||55 years|
|Date of Birth||September 13, 1967|
|Place of Birth||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Height||1.85 m, 6 feet 1 inch|
|Weight||77 kg, 170 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$8 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Michael Johnson's height is quite tall measuring 1.85 m. Michael Johnson weighs 77 kg. Being born on September 13, 1967, translates to an age of 55 years as of todays date (January 29, 2023).
Difficult as it was to hear, slavery has benefited descendants like me – I believe there is a superior athletic gene in us.Michael Johnson
I always wanted to be a sprinter.Michael Johnson
They think because I’m small, they can do what they want to do to me. But I’m not weak. If I lower my shoulder and they lower they’re shoulder, they’re going to go down.Michael Johnson
Opting for gold shoes could have been considered downright cocky, but I was confident and never doubted my ability to deliver gold medals to match my shimmering footwear.Michael Johnson
There’s a complete difference between training for a specific event and goal and just training.Michael Johnson