Winning a bar of Olympic gold is no easy task and very few people manage to do it. It requires mastery of an art form in the highest level of it. And only a handful of people have been able to do so in their teenage years. Shawn Johnson is one of the youngest people to have ever won an Olympic gold medal.
She achieved the feat in the year 2008, despite all odds, she beat the best in the business to claim her gold media. She was a mere 17 years of age at the time. Following her run as an Olympic gold medalist, she managed to find her way into one of the biggest dancing shows on the planet Dancing With The Stars.
She managed to find success there as well as she ended up first in the eighth season of the show. Following her run on the show, she decided to pursue a career in dancing, she came back later on the show and finished second in the Dancing with the Stars All-Star edition.
Besides being successful as an athlete and a dancer, she is also very popular on social media. She has been able to accumulate a huge fanbase for herself over the years with the number of followers on her Instagram account exceeding the 1.5 million mark. She has a total of 1.7 million followers on the platform.
On top of that, she recently started a family YouTube channel which has found major success as well. Like most family-based YouTube channels, this one has hundreds of thousands of subscribers as well. The total number of subscribers on her channel is 769,000. SHe also has a significant amount of followers on her Twitter handle with the number of followers exceeding the 100,000 marks quite easily.
Shawn Johnson – Husband and Family
Unlike most famous people these days, this 27-year-old is not shy about revealing information regarding her parents. Her father goes by the name of Doug Johnson and her mother is named Teri Johnson. Both of whom were thrilled when she wore the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
She does not seem to be having any siblings as she has never mentioned having one. Besides that, she has never mentioned anything regarding having a sibling in public yet.
Shawn With her Husband(Source: Instagram).
As per her love life, she has been married to Andrew East, a social media star for three years. Their wedding took place in the year, 2016. The couple has been together ever since and they seem to be having the time of their lives. They also welcomed a baby into their family recently, although their name has not been disclosed, there is an Instagram account dedicated to them. The Instagram account is named ‘theeastbaby’.
They also managed to create a family YouTube channel which is named The Easy Family. It has found major success since it’s creation as it has been able to garner more than 769,000 subscribers ever since it’s inception. The videos on the channel have also been watched hundreds of millions of times.
Shawn Johnson was born on the 19th of January, 1992 in Des Moines, LA. She is currently 27 years of age and by profession, she is a gymnast as well as a social media star. She is best known for being the recipient of the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
As per her net worth, Shawn Johnson has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Although the figure seems a little too big, she has been actively making money since her teen days. Since winning the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, her career has taken off like crazy. The YouTube channel is also one of the biggest contributors to her net worth.