Jeff Johnson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 27, 2022
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About Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson or Jeffrey Johnson was born in Harrogate, England, on May 7, 1973.
Although Jeff Johnson was born in the UK, he was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Jeff Johnson is a communications specialist and journalist who is also a celebrity radio host.
Jeff Johnson is known for his political and social comments on BET Cable Network, MSNBC, and syndicated radio. Jeff Johnson is also an award-winning writer. Jeff Johnson got married in 2012 to his wife, Jacqueline Johnson. Jeff and Jacqueline have four children named Baldwin, Myles, Madison, and Malcolm.
In his early life, Jeff Johnson was the vice president of the Hip Hop Summit Action Network of Russell Simmons. Jeff was also the National Director of the Youth and College Division of the NAACP. Before he became famous all over the world, Jeff Johnson was called Cousin Jeff, who provided information to viewers on 'Rap City In The Basement' on BET. He did the show against Big Tigger. Jeff Johnson also worked with Steve Harvey on the 2014 book named 'Act Like A Success, Think Like A Success' which was also seen on the best-selling list.
Jeff Johnson is from Harrogate, England, and celebrates his birthday on May 7. He has a zodiac sign of Taurus.
Learn more about the popular journalist, TV personality, political activist, motivational speaker, and communications specialist in the coming topics.

Jeff Johnson's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jeff Johnson's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Jeff Johnson is around $1.5 million. Although some sites claim that he has a net worth of upwards of $10 million, there is no proof of this data. Jeff Johnson has done many shows on television and radio in his career, which has added to his high net worth.

How much does Jeff Johnson earn per year?

Jeff Johnson's annual salary is not known. However, he has a high net worth which proves that his annual salary will be quite high too.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jeff Johnson?

Jeff Johnson is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How old is Jeff Johnson?

On May 7, 1973, Jeff Johnson was born in Harrogate, England. As of May 2022, he is 49 years old.

Childhood And Education

Jeff Johnson, regarding his personal life, does not provide much information. He was born in Harrogate, England, but he spent his childhood in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. He studied at Cleveland Heights High School and was a part of the track and field team. After his graduation, Jeff Johnson joined the University of Toledo. When he was at the university, Jeffrey was the student government president and also the president of the Black Student Union. He was successful as a leader from an early stage, and that is why he was made the National Director of the Youth and College Division for the NAACP and then the vice president of the Hip-hop Summit Action Network.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jeff Johnson's partner?

Jeff married his wife Jacqueline Johnson in 2012 and has four children named Baldwin, Myles, Madison, and Malcolm.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After successful leadership roles in the early stage of Jeff Johnson's life, he was hired by the BET Cable Network where he was made the host, counselor, and correspondent on many shows on the channel. The shows include 'The Truth With Jeff Johnson' and many episodes of 'Rap City.' When he was a host, Jeff interviewed many famous personalities like Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Louis Farrakhan. He has also been to various places to interview some big personalities whom no other American media has reached, like Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Sudanese president Omar Al-Bashir.
Jeff has also appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and radio channels XM radio and Sirius Satellite Radio for many shows.
He is world-famous for his political and social commentary on MSNBC, BET, and syndicated radio.

Charity Work

Jeff is a part of the board in many organizations like Vote Run Lead, Lincoln Theatre in Columbus, Ohio, and the African-American Philanthropy Committee.

What awards has Jeff Johnson won?

In 2008, he won the NABJ Salute to Excellence Award for BET's 'Life & Death In Darfur, Jeff Johnson Reports' series.
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Jeff Johnson Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Jeffrey Johnson

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178 cm


Communications specialist ,Journalist


University of Toledo

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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