Introduction and Early Life
Jacqueline "Jackie" Johnson is an American weather-reporter (meteorologist ) and TV personality, who was born on the 23rd of January, 1980 in Plymouth, Michigan, United States of America. She was born as the youngest of 3 children to Fredric Johnson and Mariah. Her father was a social worker who had field work mostly. Her mother was a dance teacher who later started her own food business. Jackie has 2 older brothers, and the three kids don’t have much age gap between them. Having grown up with her bros, Jackie was always iterated in physical sports like rugby or wrestling. She played table tennis and had won several competitions for her school.
Struggles as a Child
She studied at the local St. Peter’s High in Michigan. As a child, she was very interested in acting/ modelling. She also was a good dancer, which she learned from her mother. When she was 11. Her father died in Jamaica due to cancer. This news devastated her mother, whose eldest son was not with her at that moment.Her eldest brother Zach, who was more of a violent man and was suspected to be indulged in drugs and was also expelled. So, Jackie and her brother Jermain had to take care of their emotionally destructed mother.
At that point, Jackie even considered leaving school and staying home to take care of her mom while her brother worked for money. Brought up as a Christian, she follows the same religion. She is an American citizen and belongs to white ethnicity. She studied Meteorology at University of South Alabama. She majored in broadcast journalism from Middle Tennessee State University.
She first worked for WCTV-TV in Tallahassee, Florida as a weekend weather anchor. She later joined to WSVN-TV in Florida, also as a reporter and weather anchor. Then in the October of 2004, she started to work for CBS 2/KCAL 9 TV channel after things got heated up between her and her former employees. At KCAL 9 News, she was the prime time weather anchor. She worked there from 2004 to 2010, a 6 years’ time.
In that time, she was recognized as a hard working girl who loved what she did. She quit KCAL and joined KCBS-TV in 2010, which is in Los Angeles, California. Besides that, she has also been working on CBS’s radio station KNX1070, where she does the weather forecast reports. In 2003, she was offered a nude photo shoot for Playboy Magazine, which she declined. That year, she was voted the “hottest” meteorologist in an online poll by Playboy. A local musician named Linus wrote a song about her titled "Jackie Johnson” in 2006. Maybe he was a big fan or an admirer of hers.
She has been engaged to the formal football maestro John Kidd. The couple are expected to get married soon. John who had played in the NFL for 15 long years is a veteran and played for clubs like for the Buffalo Bills, the San Diego Chargers, the Miami Dolphins, the Detroit Lions and the New York Jets. The couple had a kid recently named Dillon Kidd.
Last modified: December 24, 2014
Published on: December 24, 2014
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