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Shawn Johnson (Gymnast) Net Worth

Shawn Johnson (Gymnast) Net Worth is
$9 Million

Shawn Johnson (Gymnast) Biography

Shawn Machel Johnson was born on the 19th January 1992, in Des Mones, Iowa USA, and is a retired artistic gymnast, dancer and TV personality, probably best known to the world for winning a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in the balance beam discipline, among many other achievements. She also came to prominence for winning the eighth season of the popularTV dance competition show “Dancing with the Stars”, with Mark Ballas.

Have you ever wondered how rich Shawn Johnson is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Johnson’s net worth is as high as $9 million, an amount earned through her successful careers.

Shawn Johnson Net Worth $9 Million

Born to Dough and Teri Johnson, Shawn started attending gymnastic training when she was only three years old, when her parents noticed her energetic behavior around the house without raising a sweat. Three years later she became one of the first students to join Liang Chow’s gymnastics school in her hometown.

She enrolled at Valley High School but didn’t matriculate since her career was already at a high level, but while in school she liked dancing and also attended football games. She left school in 2009 and finished her higher education with a private tutor in Los Angeles, where she had settled once her major career started.

It was in 2004 that Shawn experienced her first competitive events, including the Junior Olympics (U.S. Level 10) National Championships, where she was first on beam, second on the floor, and fourth in all-around disciplines, after which her coach Chow contacted the national team staff, and she was brought into their training camps. She wasn’t successful in Junior Elite in her first year, but in 2006, she was the Junior National All-Around Champion, compiling a score that was higher than all of the scores recorded by senior elite competitors.

Shawn became a senior in 2007 and debuted at the 2007 Tyson American Cup, where she won the all-around discipline. The same year, Shawn competed in the Pan American Games, where she won gold medals in all-around, uneven bars and balance beam disciplines, and with the team as well. In the US Championships the same year, she took three gold medals and one-third place, which only increased her net worth. Shawn competed also in World Championships in 2007, where she was the winner of three gold medals and also finished at eighth place after a poor performance in the balance beam discipline.

However she reached her full potential in 2008 at the Olympic Games; Shawn won the balance beam discipline, and was second in three other disciplines including floor exercise, all around and with her team.

In 2010, Shawn tore her left ACL and had to undergo a reconstructive knee surgery, and despite attempting a comeback, had consistent problems with her knee, and in 2012 decided to retire from professional gymnastics.

Nevertheless, she has since pursued other goals and has appeared on television, written a book, and had several other accomplishments. She had already won the TV show “Dancing with the Stars” in 2009 with Mark Ballas, and appeared once again in the show, this time teaming up with Derek Hough. The two were runner-ups.

Her first book came out in 2008, entitled “Shawn Johnson: Olympic Champion: Stories Behind the Smile”, the sales of which only increased her net worth. Four years later she published her second creation “Winning Balance: What I’ve Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams”, and in 2016, she published her first fiction book “The Flip Side”, which also added to her net worth.

Thanks to her successful career as a gymnast, Shawn won numerous prestigious honors, and awards, including the ESPY for “Best Female U.S. Olympian”, AAU James E. Sullivan Award, and 2008 Teen Choice Award for best female athlete, among many others.

Regarding her personal life, Shawn has been married to Andrew East since April 2016. She was pregnant during 2017 but unfortunately, she suffered a miscarriage.

Shawn was a victim of a stalker in 2009 when 34-year old Robert O’Ryan was arrested after jumping a fence and sneaking onto the CBS lot. Shawn was only 17 at the time, and Robert, on who was found duct tape, guns and love letters to young Shawn, was sentenced to five years at Patton State Hospital.

Shawn is also known for her philanthropic activities; teaming up with Ashton Kutcher, who is an Iowa native, to co-host events to raise funds needed to repair objects damaged by flooding. Furthermore, she is also a part of the “Exercise Your Character” program.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameShawn Johnson
Net Worth$9 Million
Salary$9 million
Date Of BirthJanuary 19, 1992
Place Of BirthDes Moines, Iowa
Height1.5 m
ProfessionGymnast
EducationValley High School, Vanderbilt University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseAndrew East
ParentsDoug Johnson, Teri Johnson
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/ShawnJohnson
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/shawnjohnson
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/shawnjohnson/
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm2808844/
AwardsJames E. Sullivan Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete, Best U.S. Female Olympian ESPY Award, Young Hollywood Athlete Award
NominationsBest Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Female Reality Star
TV ShowsDancing with the Stars, The Apprentice, 2008 Summer Olympics, A Shot at Glory


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Won the Silver Medal in the Women's all around Gymnastics in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. [August 2008]
2Won a silver medal at the Olympics in the Team Finals. [August 2008]
3Won a silver at the Olympics in the Floor finals. [August 2008]
4Awarded the AAU Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete in NYC. [April 2009]
5Won her gold medal at the Olympics in the Beam Finals [August 2008]
6Announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics because of a 2010 knee injury [June 4, 2012].
7Won the championship on Dancing with the Stars (2005) on May 19, 2009.
8Spokesperson for Cover Girl.
9Loves to swim.
10Has a golden retriever named Tucker.
11Her alleged stalker was charged on March 26, 2009.
12During the second round of her performance in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, "August's Rhapsody" from the movie August Rush (2007) was played as background music.
13She's an only child.
142008 Olympic Games: team silver, all-around silver, balance beam gold and floor exercise silver.
152007 Pan American Games: team gold, all-around gold, balance beam gold, floor exercise silver and uneven bars gold.
162006 U.S junior national all-around champ.
172007 American Cup all-around champ.
182007 & 2008 U.S national all-around champ.
192007 Worlds: team, all-around & floor gold.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsAthlete

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Female Reality/Variety StarDancing with the Stars (2005)
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Celebrity Dancer


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Secret Life of the American Teenager2008-2010TV SeriesShawn

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cupcake Wars2016TV SeriesHerself - Competitor
Today2007-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Apprentice2015TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Special Correspondent / Herself
The Wendy Williams Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Dancing with the Stars2009-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Contestant
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHerself
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2012TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
Miss America2010TV SpecialHerself - Judge
Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular2010TV MovieHerself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2009TV SeriesHerself
The Teen Choice Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHerself
2009 CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
82nd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals2009TV SpecialHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2009TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2009TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
Progressive Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular2009TV MovieHerself
Frosted Pink with a Twist2008TV MovieHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2008TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2008TV SeriesHerself
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad2008TV Mini-SeriesHerself
A Shot at Glory2008TV SeriesHerself
Frosted Pink2007TV MovieHerself
USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team2007TV Series documentaryHerself
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