Jimmy Johnson

Personal details

Jimmy Johnson’s birthday is on 16th July 1943. His star sign is Gemini. He was born in Texas. He is of White ethnicity. Jimmy was former American football player, broadcaster and a coach. His birth name was James William Johnson. He went to Port Arthur High School in Texas. He attended University of Arkansas. Jimmy played on the Arkansas Razorbacks football team as a defensive lineman. He was nicknamed Jimmy Jump-up because he never stayed on the ground for long during the football practices or games. He has two siblings named Linda and Wayne. Jimmy was married to Linda Kay Cooper in 1963 but got divorced in 1990. He then tied to know to Rhonda Rookmaaker.. Jimmy has two sons named Chad Johnson and Brent Johnson.


Jimmy Johnson was the head football coach at the University of Miami (1984-88). He was the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He was the head football coach at the Oklahoma State University (1979-83). Jimmy was the head coach of the Miami Dolphins (1996-99). He serves as an analyst for the sports TV program Fox NFL Sunday, aired on Fox network.

Jimmy served as an assistant coach to Louisiana Tech University, Lowa State Cyclones Football, Pittsburgh Panthers, Wichita State Shockers and Picayune Memorial High School. He used to cover the Bowl Championship series for the Fox network. Jimmy appeared as a guest in an American sitcom Coach aired on ABC. He made a cameo in a sports comedy film The Waterboy in 1998. J

immy played as a bearded prisoner in a crime drama TV series The Shield. He endorsed Procter & Gamble. Jimmy endorsed a nutritional supplement for men called ExtenZe. He wrote the book titled Turning the Thing Around: My Life in Football. He owns a restaurant with the name Three Rings in Miami. Jimmy owns a bar cum restaurant called JJ's Big Chill. He has been an active Philanthropist. Jimmy supports many charities such as the Children's Health Fund, City of Hope and Malaria No More. Jimmy has earned a Net worth of around $40 million. He has 353,895 followers on Twitter. Jimmy has 3k followers on Instagram.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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