Quick Facts of Shawn Machel East

  • Full NameShawn Machel East
  • Date of Birth1992 /01 /19
  • NicknameShawn, Peanut, Bubbly, America’s Sweetheart
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceDes Moines, Iowa, United States
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ReligionChristianity
  • ProfessionRetired artistic gymnast, reality TV show contestant
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2004–2008, 2011–2012
  • Eye colourHazel
  • Hair colourBlonde
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseAndrew East
  • Height4 ft 11 in or 150 cm
  • Weight45 kg or 99 lbs
  • Body Measurement34-27-32 in or 86-68.5-81 cm
  • EducationValley High School, Vanderbilt University
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Google+
  • HoroscopeCapricorn
  • Net Worth$9 million

Short Description Of Shawn Johnson

Shawn Machel Johnson is an American retired artistic gymnast. She earned an Olympic gold medal in 2008 in the women’s balance beam plus silver medals in the team, all-around, and floor competitions. She won four gold medals at the 2007 Pan American Games, three gold medals at the 2007 World Championships, and one at the 2007 American Cup.

Johnson declared her retirement from gymnastics on June 3, 2012. In May 2009, Johnson was the champion of Dancing with the Stars – season eight, and on November 2012 she grabbed second place on the all-star edition.

Johnson is the daughter of Doug and Teri Johnson. She is a devout Christian. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Johnson is the holder of American nationality. She belongs to the white ethnical background. She is currently 25 years old. Moreover, she celebrates her birthday every January 19.

Shawn Johnson’s Early Life And Education

Going back to her early life, the gymnast first landed on the earth as Shawn Machel East on January 19, 1992. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. Shawn is the only child of her parents. She has no siblings. Nothing is known about her parent’s occupation, her early childhood days and family history.

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Shawn Johnson                               Image Source: Getty Images

Johnson went to Valley High School. In 2013, Shawn got enrolled at Vanderbilt University with an ambition to learn sports psychology and nutrition. She first started doing gymnastics at three years old.

Shawn Johnson’s Career

Shawn Johnson is an American gymnast who won gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics, which held in Beijing, China. After winning season 8 of Dancing with the Stars in 2009, Johnson caused training for the 2012 Summer Olympics.