Ernie Johnson Bio, Age, Wife, Son, Family, Height, TNT, Net Worth, Salary

Ernie Johnson
Ernie Johnson

Ernie Johnson Biography

Ernie Johnson is a renowned American sportscaster for Turner Sports who is currently the television voice and a studio host for Major League Baseball on TBS, hosts Inside the NBA for TNT, and NBA TV, and contributes to the joint coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament for Turner and CBS Sports.

Johnson started his career in 1977 when he was still a student at the University of Georgia. His first job was as the news and sports director for the WAGQ-FM radio station in Athens, Georgia. He then held that job until 1978 when he graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from Georgia.

Ernie Johnson Age

How old is Ernie Johnson? Johnson is 67 years old as of 2023. He was born on August 7, 1956, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the United States of America. In addition, Johnson celebrates his birthday on August 7th every year.

Ernie Johnson Height, Weight

Johnson stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm). In addition, he weighs approximately 80 Kg (176 lbs).

Ernie Johnson Wife

Johnson is happily married to his wife Cheryl Johnson, a professional counselor. The couple is blessed with two biological children named Eric Johnson and Maggie Johnson. They have also adopted four children namely Michael Johnson, Carmen Johnson, Ashley Johnson, and Allison Johnson.

Ernie Johnson Career

Johnson started his career while in University when he joined WAGQ-FM in Athens, Georgia, the United States of America as a news and sports director. However, he left the job after his graduation and moved to Macon Georgia where he started working for WMAZ-TV.

Ernie also worked as a news reporter at another channel known as WSPA-TV and later joined Turner Sports. He was eventually named E.J. for his studio show coverages of NBA games by TNT. The shows include pregame shows, postgame shows, and halftime shows inside the NBA.

His show segment has been sponsored by Vіtаmіnwаtеr аnd Gеісо аnd оftеn јоіnеd bу fаmоuѕ fасеѕ оf thе NВА fоr hіѕ ѕhоwѕ whісh іnсludеѕ, Ѕhаquіllе О’Nеаl, Dеnnіѕ Ѕсоtt, Кеnnу Ѕmіth, аnd Сhаrlеѕ Ваrklеу. In addition, Ernie hosted Tuesday Fan Night for NBA TV and moderates and hosts NBA TV’s Open Court. In this, Johnson works alongside six other panelists. He also works as a play-by-play announcer for the PGA tour.

Ernie Johnson’s Net Worth

Johnson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a sports director and commentator.