Ernie Johnson Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth TNT

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Biography of Ernie Johnson

Ernie Johnson works as MLB’s television chief at TNT Sports. He also works as a presenter for Inside the NBA for NBA TV and TNT. He also co-sponsored the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament as a Partner for CBS Sports and Turner.

Ernie Johnson Age

Ernie Johnson was born on August 7, 1956 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. 65 years old.

Ernie Johnson Height

Ernie stands at an average height of 6 ft 1 in / 1.85 m.

Ernie Johnson Education

Ernie graduated from Marist High. She later earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Georgia.

Ernie Johnson family

Ernie’s parents are Ernest Thorwald Johnson Sr and Lois. Ernesto’s father served on American television as a color television sports commentator and a professional baseball player. He was born on June 16, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia. Braves But unfortunately he passed away on August 12, 2011 due to a long illness.

Ernie Johnson’s wife

Ernie is happily married to Cheryl Johnson, who works as an authorized professional counselor. They gave the knot on August 21, 1982.

Ernie Johnson Children

Ernie is blessed with six children, two biological children and four adopted children. Ernie’s biological children Eric and Maggie and his adopted children Michael, Carmen, Ashley and Allison.

Salary Ernie Johnson

Ernie earns an annual salary of $99,489.

Ernie Johnson Net worth

Ernie has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Career Ernie Johnson

Ernie works as a studio host from TNT covering the NBA, including halftime and pre-game shows. He also serves on Inside the NBA, the famous studio game after the network game that airs as the studio host on every NBA single, and has been working on the show since 1990.

He began his career working at radio station WAGQ-FM in Athens, Georgia, where he works as a sports and news director while still a college student. He then worked as a news anchor for WMAZ-TV, based in Macon, Georgia, for two years (from 1979 to 1981).

He also worked as a news reporter for WSPA-TV based in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He later worked as a general mission reporter for WSB-TV in Atlanta. Along with Johnson’s father Sr., they selected the Atlanta Braves baseball games for SportSouth, now known as Bally Sports South, between 1993 and 1996.

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