Tyler Johnson is what we call one of the emerging athletes in the professional arena. With over a decade of career both on and off the professional field, he has established himself as a bonafide NBA player.
Alongside his journey, Tyler has ensured to turn his skillset into a vital asset. He has been a strong contender since his collegiate years that he ensures to keep even today on the field.
Before we jump to conclusions with his life details, get through the quick dose of his facts.
|Tyler Ryan Johnson
|Date of Birth
|May 7, 1992
|Grand Forks, North Dakota
|31 Years Old
|6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters)
|186 lb (84 kg)
|A son named Dameon Johnson
|Shooting guard / Pointing guard
|2014 / Undrafted
Tyler Johnson depicts a fit physical body with athletic tones. Well, he stands at a towering height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) while weighing 186 lb (84 kg).
Likewise, he has a wingspan of 6’6″. As for his physical appearance, Tyler has tan skin with bright black eyes. Well, his hair is also a similar color to his eyes.
When it comes to being in shape, the shooting guard ensures he has not missed out on any moment in the gym. Usually, his workout starts with two sets of G-swings of 20 reps on each side.
Following it, he has five full-court dribbling shots and six pick-and-roll pull-ups. Then, he has seven low dribble shots and five-star drills.
Likewise, he has two sets of bodyweight reverse lunges of ten reps with each side.
Tyler Johnson | Early Life
Johnson (fully named Tyler Ryan Johnson) was born on May 7, 1992, under the star sign of Taurus. He was born to parents Jennifer Johnson and Milton Johnson in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Though many details regarding his father are unknown, his mother, Jennifer, used to work for the United States Air Force. Well, she secured her position as the master sergeant.
As for his siblings, Tyler Johnson has three brothers named Brandon Johnson, Gabe Johnson, and Logan Johnson. He then has a sister named Lauren Johnson.
Growing up, Tyler and his siblings were never just indoors as they would have their own sport to play. Also, during childhood, every one of the siblings did join the choir.
Among his siblings, his sister Lauren also plays basketball. While Brandon is a musician and Gabe is into the theatre.
Tyler Johnson gained his high school degree from Saint Francis High School, which is located in Mountain View, California. Later, he bagged his college degree from Fresno State University.
Tyler Johnson | Career
From a young age, Tyler Johnson was determined with his NBA dreams ever since he commenced his career in high school. During his tenure, he led the Lancers to the Northern California Division II Championship in 2010.
Later, he played four collegiate seasons for his college team, Fresno State Bulldogs. Within four years, the shooting guard bagged 2013-14 All-Mountain West Second-Team honors.
During his collegiate days, Tyler improved his scoring average from 4.4 PPG (freshman) to 9.3 PPG (sophomore) to 12.1 PPG (junior) to 15.9 PPG (senior).
Following his four seasons in college, Tyler Johnson went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft. When he did not get drafted into the league, he decided to go overseas to play professional basketball.
The basketball player later joined the Miami Heat for the 2014 NBA Summer League. He joined the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player when the Heats waived him off.
Again, in 2015, Tyler rejoined the Miami Heats after signing a ten-day contract. During that timeframe, he made his NBA debut against the Golden State Warriors.
In the same year, 2015, he yet again joined the Sioux Falls Skyforce and was back again with the Heats. Initially, he had the same ten-day contract yet again but was later followed by two years contract.
By the 2015-16 season, Tyler had become an unrestricted free agent and re-signed with the Heats.
In 2019, Tyler Johnson signed with the Phoenix Suns until they decided to waive him off on February 9, 2020.
Similarly, he was with the Brooklyn Nets for only a year before signing a ten-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers.
On January 6, 2022, Tyler has another ten-day contract with the Spurs and has appeared in three total games with them.
Tyler Johnson | Injuries
During his career timeframe, Tyler Johnson has had several injuries on the line. Well, he has had migraine, sprained ankles, hip injuries, shoulder pain, and many more.
On July 9, 2015, the player got his first injury and was sidelined from the game for six weeks with a broken jaw. He sustained the injury during a match in the 2015 NBA Summer League.
The same year in December, Tyler struggled with a shoulder injury and hence, missed eight games in total. For the injury, he had initially dismissed the idea of surgery.
However, in February 2016, Tyler underwent successful surgery and was out of the games for three months. Later in 2019, he faced a right knee soreness and underwent arthroscopic surgery.
Tyler Johnson | Net Worth
At present, Tyler Johnson has a net worth of $20 million with a reported salary amount of $19,245,370. His current contract gives him $35,000,000 guaranteed with a base salary of $3,750,000 while carrying a cap hit of $5,000,000.
Altogether, Tyler has reported career earnings of $52,223,512. Likewise, he has had an endorsement deal with Dwyane Wade‘s Way of Wade shoe brand under Li-Ning.
Back in 2016, Tyler bought a two-story mansion for $4.82 million. Well, his house was located in Pinecrest, which arched 9,476 square feet from the front door to the living space.
The mansion depicted a wood finishing touch all over the house. It consisted of a kitchen, formal dining room, breakfast nook, billiard room, six bedrooms, and a movie theater.
Not to mention, the mansion also depicted elevator services. As for the outside space, it had a spacious loggia with a kitchen extending to a swimming pool, spa, and pool house.
Two years later, in 2018, Johnson sold the mansion at $4.35 million with a loss.
Tyler Johnson | Personal Life
Like most players, the 31 years old player ensures to keep his personal life in private mode. Though no detailed information has been revealed about his love life, Tyler is currently married and a father.
According to the sources, he is married to his lovely wife, Ashley Fletcher. Together, the duo has a son named Dameon Johnson.
Well, Tyler is not an active social media user. However, you can find his personal uploads and posts on the sites.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is Tyler Johnson’s career statistic like?
In the NBA regular season, Johnson has played a total of 351 games and saved 78 games among it. He has maintained a field goal percentage of .427 and a three-point percentage of .360. Likewise, he averages 3.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, .4 blocks, and 8.9 points.
As for his NBA playoff season, Tyler has played 22 games and saved seven of them. During it, he had a field goal percentage of .460 and a three-point percentage of .418. Altogether, he had an average of 1.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists, .2 steals, and 6 points.
What jersey number does Tyler Johnson wear?
During his collegiate years, Johnson wore jersey number 1 for the 1 Fresno State Bulldogs men’s basketball. Likewise, he had number 16 for the 16 Phoenix Suns.
He then wore number 8 for the Miami Heats and Brooklyn Nets.