Net Worth: $9 Million
- Source of Wealth Gymnastics, Sports
- Birth Place Des Moines, Iowa
- Height 4' 9" (1.45 m)
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Shawn Machel Johnson
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth January 19, 1992
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Weight 90 lbs (41 kg)
- Occupation Professional Gymnast
- Education Valley High School
- Children None
About Shawn Johnson
An Olympic gold medalist, Shawn Johnson is a retired artistic gymnast with an estimated net worth of $9 million as of 2012.
Born on January 19, 1992 in Des Moines, Iowa, Shawn Johnson started learning gymnastics at a young age of 3 after her parents saw her jumping off tables and climbing cabinets.
Shawn Johnson is a silver medalist in the all-around and floor exercise category, U.S. all-around champion (2007 and 2008), and 2007 all-around World Champion. In 2009, she became a contender in the eight season of Dancing With The Stars where she was hailed as the grand champion.
Prior to her professional career as a gymnast, Shawn Johnson has participated in a couple of gymnastics competition like Junior Olympics (U.S. Level 10) National Championships where she won first on beam, second on floor and fourth in the all-around. She finished third in the 2005 U.S. Classic competition. She also won in the 2006 U.S. Junior National All-Around Championship.
She won a silver medal during the 2008 Summer Olympics while her roommate Nastia Liukin took home the gold medal. Despite her success as a gymnast, Johnson has to retired in June 2012 primarily due to some problems with her left knee.
Throughout her entire professional career as a gymnast, Shawn Johnson has received several awards including ESPY for “Best Female U.S. Olympian”, “Athlete – Female” Teen Choice Award, AAU James E. Sullivan Award, Associated Press’ 2008 Female Athlete of the Year, and 2008 Teen Choice Award for best female athlete.