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.
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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
Here is Michael Johnson's family information, including spouse, kids, and dating 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.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Kerry Doyen (m. 1998- ?); Armine Shamiryan|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Sebastian Johnson)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Michael Duane Johnson|
|Age (as of today)||56 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. Boasting a weight of 77 kg. Being born on September 13, 1967, translates to an age of 56 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
All my life I believed I became an athlete through my own determination, but it’s impossible to think that being descended from slaves hasn’t left an imprint through the generations. Difficult as it was to hear, slavery has benefited descendants like me – I believe there is a superior athletic gene in us.Michael Johnson
They don’t give you gold medals for beating somebody. They give you gold medals for beating everybody.Michael Johnson
Rivalries don’t necessarily mean races being close at major championships. I had a rivalry with Butch Reynolds for many years. I won all the races, but Butch was the world record holder before I came into the sport, he was extremely talented and he was the only other man running 43 seconds.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
I don’t always do a lot of predicting, but, when I get a really strong feeling about something, I will tell people.Michael Johnson