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Ben Johnson Net Worth

Ben Johnson Net Worth

Net Worth: $2 Million

  • Source of Wealth Sports
  • Birth Place Falmouth, Jamaica
  • Height 5'10" (177 cm)
  • Marital Status Married
  • Full Name Benjamin Sinclair Johnson
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Date of Birth December 30, 1961
  • Ethnicity Jamaican
  • Weight 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Occupation Athlete (Retired)
  • Education Yorkdale High, Centennial College
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About Ben Johnson

Runner Ben Johnson has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Ben Johnson is probably one of the most controversial athlete of his age. He is an Olympian athlete from Canada who enjoyed the limelight of his career in the 1980s. Throughout his career, he has won 1 gold and 2 bronze Olympic meals.

In 1988, Ben Johnson was announced to be the awardee for the Canadian Press’ Newsmaker of the Year. However, 3 days before the event, he was disqualified after finding out that he was positive for steroids. He was forced to return the gold medal and he admitted that he has been taking steroids since 1981.

In 1991, Johnson attempted to come back but he performed poorly and he was involved in another doping incident which earned him a lifetime ban from sprinting. He decided to retire from being an athlete and in the subsequent years, he coached a number of athletes.