Jeffrey Johnson Net Worth

February 12, 2023
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Jeffrey Johnson was born on the 7th May 1973 in Harrogate, England and is a television personality, host and journalist, probably best known to the world for his appearances on the BET cable network, and for his successful management of the strategy firm JIJ Communications.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jeffrey Johnson is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Johnson’s wealth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through his successful career in the world of entertainment, active since the late ‘90s.

Jeffrey Johnson Net Worth $1.5 Million

Although born in England, Jeffrey spent his childhood in Cleveland, Ohio USA, and was educated at Cleveland Heights High School, where he was also a member of the track and field team. After matriculation, he enrolled at the University of Toledo; at the University, Jeffrey was elected Student Government president and the president of the Black Student Union. Thanks to his early success as a leader, he was later appointed as National Director for the NAACP’s Youth and College Division, and Vice President of the Hip-hop Summit Action Network, so his early life eventually contributed to his net worth.

Following the successful management of the aforementioned organizations, Jeff was brought on to the BET network, and was given the role of host, correspondent and counselor on several shows on the channel. These have included “The Truth with Jeff Johnson”, and frequent appearances in the show “Rap City”. During his years as a host, Jeff has interviewed many notable personalities, including ex-president Barack Obama, Senator Hillary Clinton and Louis Farrakhan, among others. Most notably, Jeffrey has interviewed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia and Africa’s first elected female president, the only US reporter to do so, and Sudanese president Omar Al-Bashir, who refuses all other requests from the American media.

While on the BET network, for his efforts Jeff won the 2008 NABJ Salute to Excellence Award for BET’s “Life & Death in Darfur, Jeff Johnson Reports” series.

Thanks to his prominence on the BET network, he has consistently been approached by other popular networks, such as TV’s CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and radio channels XM radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, and many others, for which he has provided political, social, racial and economic commentaries over the last 15 years.

Aside from working on television, Jeff is also the Managing Principal of JIJ Communications, through which he provides strategic counseling, with some of his clients including the massive corporation Google, and Oppenheimer Funds, among others.

Regarding his personal life, Jeff is married to Jacqueline and has a daughter and two sons with her.

He is recognized for his philanthropic activities too, being on the boards of several organizations including Vote Run Lead, African-American Philanthropy Committee, and Lincoln Theatre in Columbus, Ohio.

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