Ernie Johnson Biography
Ernie Johnson works as the chief television voice of MLB at TNT Sports. Moreover, he works for NBA TV and TNT as a host of Inside the NBA. Furthermore, he works on the joint coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament for CBS Sports and Turner as a contributor.
Ernie Johnson Age
Ernie Johnson was born on August 7, 1956, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the United States. She is 65 years old.
Ernie Johnson Height
Ernie stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 1 in/1.85m tall.
Ernie Johnson Education
Ernie finished his high school course at Marist High School. Then he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia.
Ernie Johnson Family
Ernie’s parents are Ernest Thorwald Johnson Sr and Lois. His father Ernest served as an American television sports color commentator and professional baseball player, he was born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 16, 1924. He played in betwixt 1950 and 1959 in Major League Baseball as a right-handed pitcher and was the play-by-play announcer for Atlanta Braves. But he sadly died due to a long illness on August 12, 2011.
Ernie Johnson Wife
Ernie is happily married to Cheryl Johnson, who works as a licensed professional counselor. They tied the knot on August 21, 1982.
Ernie Johnson Children
Ernie is blessed with six kids, two biological children, and four adopted children. Ernie’s biological children are Eric and Maggie and his adoptive kids are Michael, Carmen, Ashley, and Allison.
Ernie Johnson Salary
Ernie annually receives a salary of $99,489.
Ernie Johnson Net Worth
Ernie has an estimated net worth of $15 Million.
Ernie Johnson Career
Ernie works as the studio host including halftime and pre-game shows for TNT’s coverage of the NBA. He also serves for, Inside the NBA, the network’s famous postgame studio show that broadcasts after each NBA doubleheader as the studio host, he’s been working for the show since 1990.
He began his career working for the radio station WAGQ-FM in Athens, Georgia while still a student at the university, he worked here as a sports and news director. Then he got a job as a news anchor for two years (from 1979 to 1981) at WMAZ-TV based in Macon, Georgia.
He also worked as a news reporter at WSPA-TV located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He then worked as a general assignment reporter at WSB-TV in Atlanta. Together with his father Johson, Sr, they called Atlanta Braves baseball games for SportSouth which is currently known as Bally Sports South, between 1993 and 1996.
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