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Ernie Johnson Jr.

Ernie Johnson Jr. Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1956
Place of Birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age 64 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Ernie Johnson Jr.

Ernest Thorwald Johnson Jr. is an American sports athlete for Turner Sports and CBS Sports. Johnson is currently the main television voice for the Major League Baseball Tournament on TBS, hosting Inside the NBA for TNT, TBS and NBA TV and contributing to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship coverage for Turner and CBS. His father was Ernie Johnson Sr., a baseball pitcher with the Baseball League and live broadcaster of the Atlanta Braves.

Born Ernest Thorwald Johnson Jr, August 7, 1956, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Education University of Georgia (BA)
Occupation On-air personality, Turner Sports
Years active 1977–present
Title Sportscaster
Spouse(s) Cheryl Johnson
Children 6
Parent(s) Ernie Johnson Sr. (father)
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About Ernie Johnson Jr.

Basketball sportscaster alongside Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith on the 'NBA on TNT.'

Ernie Johnson Jr. before fame

He received his first sports radio job for a local station in 1977, while attending the University of Georgia.

Achievement of Ernie Johnson Jr.

He won a Sports Emmy in 2002 for Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host.

Ernie Johnson Jr. family life

His father Ernie Johnson Sr. was an MLB pitcher.

Associations of Ernie Johnson Jr.

He worked alongside Cal Ripken Jr. as the co-studio host of TBS's 2010 MLB Playoff coverage.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Ernie Johnson Jr.

  • Winner of the Emmy Sports Award
  • Association of Football Commentators
  • Tennis commentator
  • Olympic Games television
  • Golf writers and broadcasters
  • The host talks on American television
  • Television stations of the National Basketball Association
  • American sports TV advertisers
  • College basketball announcer in the United States

Latest information about Ernie Johnson Jr. updated on June 14 2021.