Chad Johnson is an American footbal player, TV personality.
His estimated net worth is around 5$ million.
Chad Johnson was born on January 9, 1978 in Miami, Florida. Chad grew up in Miami and he attended Miami Beach Senior High School. Even as a young boy he enjoyed playing football and spent most of his school time playing in the team.
He changed few colleges and finally graduated from Oregon State University. During his college years he played football and was trained by Dennis Erickson. Being on the team brought the Oregon State Beavers a victory and Fiesta Bowl.
During his time on the team he achieved and broke few team records and showed amazing talent at the field.
Chad got his first chance to play professional football in 2001. He was chosen by the Cincinnati Bengals to play for the NFL Draft. He played good and by 2003 he started playing pro. Even though he wasn’t the best of the best, Johnson was the fan favorite.
Throughout his rich career he played for several teams including Montreal Alouettes, Miami Dolphins and many more. In 2016 he announced that there are some plans that intend to name the Johnson a new coach.
Other business ventures
Besides football, Johnson designed Mad Chad game that was released in 2010. He was also on the cast of Dancing with the stars and ended up being eliminated from the show. He also had his own sport show where he talked about sports.
He also hosted in Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch that is actually a dating show on VH1. Chad also appeared on bull riding shows, played a Major League Soccer during a four-day trial and also appeared on several movies in the last few years.
Johnson appeared on a series called The Game where he portrayed himself.
Some of his net worth comes from commercial filming and also from appearances on TV shows and interviews. He is also a supporter of PETA and he often encourages their actions.
Chad has four children with two different wives. He was first married to Andrea Pearson and later to Crystal Bates. He was a subject of media bashing when he was sued for not giving away a car and two other times when he was sued for not giving away awards he was supposed to award.
Besides football, he also enjoys horse racing and soccer. He is a big fan of Real Madrid and enjoys watching their games. During 2016 Elections he supported Bernie Sanders, and showed his support all over his social media accounts.
The media followed Johnson’s private life in the 2012 when he was arrested for battering charges. He was then living with his wife Evelyn Lozanda. Chad was released the following day but his team at the time, didn’t appreciate his behavior. Miami Dolphins excluded him from the team.
He served a year-long probation after agreement with his ex-wife and the prosecutor. After violating his probation few months later, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail. He had to apologize to the court and also serve a 25 hours of community service.
Even though his post-football career is not immaculate, he is still remembered for his great performance in the NFL and we will certainly see more of him in the future. We just hope it will not be on the covers of the yellow press.
Full Name: Chad Johnson
Date of Birth: January 9, 1978
Birth Place: Miami, Florida
Age: 39 years
Profession: reality TV star, former football player
Height: 1.80 m
Weight: 85 kg
Net worth: 5$ million