Mitchell Guy Johnson is an Australian cricketer. Mitchell Johnson was born on 2 November 1981 Johnson in Townsville, Queensland where he was brought up. At age of 14 he was presented the prospect to change to Brisbane to develop his tennis career but turned it down to cricket. It wasn’t yet the age of 17 that he gave up on his childhood vision of turning out as a professional tennis player and started concentrating on cricket.
Johnson appeared a fast-bowling clinic in Brisbane when he was 17 years old, at that time former Test fast-bowler Dennis Lillee recognized him as a “once-in-nine-lives prospect”. Lillee called former team mate Rod Marsh and agreed for Johnson to collaborate with the Australian Cricket Academy.
Johnson then played cricket game for the Australian Under-19 side that visited England in year 1999, though recurring back wounds hampered his predictions. He improved to launch his first-class career after two years, when he was nominated to play state cricket match for his homeland Queensland.
Mitchell Johnson is a left-handed batsman and a left-arm fast bowler. He started his Test debut for Australian team in year 2007 and was bestowed with the International Cricket Council’s “Cricketer of the Year” award in year 2009. After facing a drop in system that directed to his elimination from the national side in year 2013, then he was chiefly successful in his ‘comeback’ to the Australian Test squad in period between 2013–14 Ashes series in Australia.
In this, Johnson conquered against England’s batting. After then, he went on to fortify his place in the Australian side in the next Test series Against South Africa and was compensated with his second “Cricketer of the Year” and leading “Test Player of the year” award in year 2014.
Mitchell Johnson is married to karate black belt and former model Jessica Bratich-Johnson since year 2011. The couple welcomed a daughter named Rubika Anne Johnson in year 2012.
Mitchell Johnson has completed his basic school education from a school located in his hometown-Queensland. Apart from this a rare information is out regarding Johnson’s further studies or graduation degrees.
Mitchell Johnson Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Mitchell Johnson is around $4.3 million US dollars in year 2017. The total net worth of Mitchell Johnson includes of his IPL match incomes, $1.5 million dollars annual central contract with Cricket Australia, as well as Big Bash League draft money. The Business Review Weekly Top 50 Sports Earners list published features Watson as the highest-paid cricketer from Australia and the eighth richest player in the country, edging out co-players Mitchell Johnson (worth-$4.1m) in 10th position.
It is suggested that Mitchell Johnson owns a luxurious house located in Sydney with all the luxurious amenities and designed according to his taste. Johnson has luxurious love for heavy metal music and fast moving cars but he has continuously had the affection of a teddy bear. It is supposed that Johnson owns a luxurious car-Lamborghini.
A former team mate Rod Marsh was contacted and arranged for Mitchell Johnson to join the Australian Cricket Academy organized in Adelaide as a start to his business partnership. Johnson has remained as a brand ambassador of Swiss Wellness. Johnson is the face of Swisse’s Pure Warrior movement for its recent protein range, which has gathered a marvellous response since its launch.
It was declared that Johnson had contracted with the Perth Scorchers for the upcoming 2016–17 Big Bash League season. In the semi-final organized against Melbourne Stars, Mitchell Johnson formed the most efficient bowling in BBL account with 3/3 in just 4 overs, with his first run approved on his 18th ball delivery.
From his retirement from International cricket in November 2016, this Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has just played in a grade game organized in Perth as per the reports. This hot Aussie fast bowler will once again handle the bowling dose for Kings XI Punjab in the upcoming ninth edition of IPL.
Mitchell Johnson is well-known Australian cricketer having claimed over 500 wickets in International cricket in his decade long career. Being a left-handed batsman and a left-arm fast bowler, he had contributed efficiently in his effort for the team’s victory till date.