Joe Johnson is a retired professional basketball player from the United States. He played in the NBA for 18 seasons during his illustrious career. Joe is a nickname he got while playing for the Atlanta Hawks because of his skill set. He has played for a variety of teams, including the Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, and Brooklyn Nets.
|Celebrated Name:||Joe Johnson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joseph Marcus Johnson|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Birth Date :||June 29, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Little Rock, Arkansas, US|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Justice and Gavin)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Jessica Dykstra)|
|Is Joe Johnson Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional basketball player.|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$130 million|
Joe Johnson Biography
Joe Johnson was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 29, 1981. Sarah Diane Johnson, his mother, used to work as a nurse in a state psychiatric hospital. He was raised as a single parent by his mother and had a brother named Tony.
He lost his brother when he was young, and his mother was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer in 2008. His mother died in 2019 as a result of cancer. He attended Little Rock Central High School and was involved in a variety of activities. He was a member of the William E. Thrasher Boys & Girls Club when he was younger.
Joe Johnson Age, Height, Weight
Joe Johnson was born on June 29, 1981, and is 41 years old as of 2023. His height is 2.01 meters and his weight is 109 kilograms.
Joe Johnson began his career as a college football player. He averaged 16.0 points as a freshman at Arkansas in 1999. During his sophomore season, he was named an honorable mention All-American. In 2000-2001, he appeared in 30 games and averaged 14.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 2.6 assists.
He was the Boston Celtics’ 10th overall pick in the 2001 NBA draft. He made 33 starts and averaged 6.3 points in the first half of his rookie season. However, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns in February 2002. From 2002 to 2005, he was a member of the Phoenix Suns, where he averaged 39.3 percent.
In 2005, he became a free agent and decided to leave the Phoenix Suns. Following that, he signed a $70 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks. Johnson’s contract with the Hawks was extended for another six years in 2010. In 2012, he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets. He stayed with the Nets until 2016. In the same year, he briefly played for the Miami Heat. From 2016 to 2018, Johnson was a member of the Utah Jazz.
He then signed with the Houston Rockets in 2018, and then with the Detroit Pistons in 2019. Throughout his career, he appeared in 1276 games, averaging 4.0 rebounds and 16.0 points per game.
Joe Johnson’s Net Worth in 2023
Joe Johnson has a net worth of $130 million as of April 2023. This is from his successful professional basketball career. In 2019, he was named the Big3 MVP player. Throughout his career, he has played for a variety of teams. He signed a $22 million contract with the Utah Jazz in 2016. He also agreed to terms with the Atlanta Hawks on a 12-year, $123.7 million contract. He also makes money from endorsements.
Johnson began his career at a young age and has played for nearly 18 years. The tall man has received numerous awards throughout his career and is known as “Iso Joe” for his exceptional isolation playability. He is an inspiration to many and has fans all over the world.
Joe Johnson’s Girlfriend, Dating
Johnson is not married and was previously involved with Shannon Becton. They have two children: Justice, a daughter, and Gavin, a son. Johnson paid child support to his ex-partner after the couple divorced in 2013. In 2016, it was reported that he was dating Candise Zepherin. According to rumors, he is currently dating Instagram model Jessica Dykstra.