Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson is a former American football wide receiver. He played for the Lions during his entire professional career after being selected second overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2007 NFL Draft of the National Football League. Calvin is regarded as one of the greatest wide receivers American Football had ever had despite him retiring in 2016 when he was only 30 years old.

Quick Biography

Calvin was born on September 29, 1985, in Newnan, Georgia, the United States. He was born to Calvin and Arica Johnson. He was very tall from childhood as in middle school, he was 6 feet tall, and by the 10th grade, he was 6 feet 4 inches.

While in high school, Calvin was a letterman in football and a baseball standout. He was a three-year starter in football as a wide receiver for the Patriots football team. As a junior, Johnson caught 40 passes for 736 yards and eight touchdowns. He was rated among the nation’s top 10 wide receivers and top 100 players by all recruiting analysts.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Calvin Johnson jr
Age: 36 years old
Birth Date: 29 September 1985
Birth Place: Newnan, Georgia, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Calvin Johnson sr and Arica Johnson
Spouse: Brittney McNorton
m. 2016
Children: Calvin Jr.
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 108 kg
Profession: Former American football player
Net Worth in 2022: $50 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Calvin was born on September 29, 1985, and that makes him 36 years old. He is heavily built and has a weight of 108 kg. Regarding his height, Calvin is 1.96 m tall. His other body measurements are not available.

Education, School/College University

Calvin went to Sandy Creek High School for his early schooling. The school was located in Tyrone, Georgia. It was during his high school years that he was rated among the top 10 receivers in America. For his college education, Calvin attended the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Calvin Johnson is the child of Calvin Johnson Sr and Arica Johnson. He had a brother by the name of Wali Johnson and also two sisters named Elan Johnson and Erica Johnson. Calvin hails from the black ethnicity, and he is an American. Johnson, who is a Christian, has opted to keep his political views to himself.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Calvin Johnson With Wife Brittney McNorton
Calvin Johnson With Wife Brittney McNorton

Calvin Johnson Jr is a married man. His wife is called Britney McNorton. The two got engaged in March 2015 and finally got married in June 2016. The couple does not have any kid, but Calvin has a son from a previous relationship.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): June 2016
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Calvin Johnson Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Brittney McNorton
m. 2016
Kids: Calvin Jr.

Professional Life and Career

In the 2007 NFL Draft, Johnson was selected by the Detroit Lions. After that, he attended the NFL Rookie Premier of Reebok in Los Angeles. He signed a contract with the Detroit Lions for six years in August 2007. He played for that team all through his professional career.  In that year’s season, Calvin made 15.8 yards with 48 catches.

In the 2009 season, he finished with five touchdowns, 67 receptions, and 984 yards. This was after he missed the 2008 Pro Bowl. His star was still shinning, and in the 2011 season, he made 77 receptions for 12 touchdowns and 1,120 yards.

Calvin Johnson signed an eight-year extension contract with the Detroit Lions in 2012. By that time, there was nothing to stop him, and he was at the peak of his career. He went ahead and broke Jerry Rice’s record of receiving yards in a single season. He finished with a record of 1,964 receiving Yards with five touchdowns. This happened in the 2012 season. He also caught 14 out of 16 passes in a game against the Dallas Cowboys in October 2013.

Calvin became the fastest player in the history of NFL in November 2014 after reaching 10,000 receiving yards. He finished the 2015 season with a record of 1214 yards and 88 receptions. In his entire career, Calvin achieved 11,619 receiving yards with a total of 83 touchdowns.

Awards & Nominations

Throughout his career, Johnson won numerous awards. Some of these awards are Paul Warfield Trophy in 2006 as well as the Fred Biletnikoff Award the same year.  He was the receiving touchdown leader of NFL in 2008, while in 2012, Calvin was the receptionist leader of NFL. He twice received the Yard leader title of the NFL.

Calvin Johnson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Calvin Johnson Net Worth
Calvin Johnson Net Worth

As of May 2022, Calvin Johnson Jr has a net worth of $50 million. Much of his wealth came from his professional career as a football player. The contract that he signed in 2007 was worth a whopping $64 million. He became the highest-paid player in 2012 after renewing his contract, which was worth $132 million.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Calvin Johnson can be classified among the few celebrities who have totally managed to steer out of scandals and controversies. There is no scandal or controversy that can be linked to him. We hope he stays that clean.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 200k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 300k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 320k followers, while on YouTube, Calvin Johnson is not active.

Calvin Johnson is a very famous person all over the world. His fame came from the professional career that he had in American football. Although he played for only one team through his professional career, he made history and broke records that were unbreakable for years. It is unfortunate, though, that he retired at an early age. He had his own reasons, and we cannot blame him. He continues to enjoy the fruits of his career today with an impressive wealth and a fat bank account.


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