Shawn Johnson Biography

Updated On Feb 14, 2019 Published On Oct 14, 2015
Facts of Shawn Johnson
Date of Birth: 1992 , January-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 4 Feet 9 inch
Name Shawn Johnson
Birth Name Shawn Machel Johnson East
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Former artistic gymnast
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Blond
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Andrew East
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Shawn Johnson, born as Shawn Machel Johnson, is a former artistic gymnast from the United States. She has also established herself as an actress. She is popular in the world for being the champion of the 2008 Olympic balance beam.

Childhood and Education

Shawn Johnson was born on January 19, 1992, in Des Moines, Iowa, the United States of America to Teri Johnson and Doug Johnson. She is American and is white.

Is She Married?

She is currently married to her husband Andrew East. The couple got married in 2016 and are leading a pretty life together.

She along with her husband runs a YouTube channel which has over 606,000 subscribers. 

Love Affairs & Boyfriends

Shawn Johnson has not shared anything about her personal life matters like her love affairs, married life and also about her divorce.

It is also unknown whether she is single or she is having a romantic relationship with someone somewhere. It is also quite difficult to point out if she is interested in girls. She began her gymnastics classes since she was three.

Career & Net Worth

Her parents enrolled her in that class as she showed the sign of good gymnastic since her early days. She was also good at several sports in her high school days. She began her professional Gymnastics career since she was twelve.

She announced that she will no more continue in this career as she suffered more on her left knee. Her net worth is rumored to be around $10 million.

Shawn Johnson facts on timeline

Born in Des Moines, Iowa

January 19 , 1992

Shawn Johnson was from the middle class family born in Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America to Teri Johnson and Doug Johnson. She is an American and is white. She is kind of shirt in her height but she is of average weight. 

Began her acting career

2004

Besides her gymnast career, she is also an actress. She began acting from 2004. From that time on she has appeared in several television shows. She has also appeared in the television show   The Apprentice and this is rumored to be her first television appearance. 

Won Young Hollywood Awards

2009

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2009, she was honored by the Young Hollywood Awards. She won that award for being as Athlete. The same year, she was also nominated in Teen Choice Awards. 

Won Dancing with the Stars

May 19 , 2009

She became champion several times in 2009. Besides being an athlete and actress, she is also a great dancer. In 2009 she took part in the television show Dancing with the Stars at the end of that show she became the champion and won this competition. 

Won 2008 Olympic balance beam

2008

She won the gold medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics. She won the gold medal from the balance beam. She also nearly became the champion of all-around and floor exercise. She was second placed in those competitions.

Retired from gymnastics

June 3 , 2012

She became associated with gymnastics for a shy of two decades. During this time interval she became champion several times in her life. After being the champion in the 2008 Beijing Olympic, she suffered some injuries on her left knee. It became severe in 2012, so she decided to call off her gymnastic career. 

Joined gymnastics class

1995

Shawn Johnson began her gymnastics classes since she was three. Her parents enrolled her in that class as she showed the sign of good gymnastic since her early days. She was also good at several sports in her high school days. 

Completed her high school education

2010

She received her formal education from Valley High School. While she was in her school days, she was more interested in sports rather than her studies. She was not able to continue it further from that high school so she took private classes and completed her education in 2010. 

Joined Vanderbilt University

2013

After completing her high school education she didn't desired to pursue her higher studies rather she continued on sports. But in 2012, she retired from her professional career. In 2013, she joined Vanderbilt University and majored in sports psychology and nutrition.