Amy Jo Johnson is an actress, musician, and a filmmaker who started her career with the superhero television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in which she played Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger. She went on to portray the role in the first three seasons of the series and also in two films of the franchise. Amy has also released three musical albums and has directed two short films. Continue reading to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Amy Jo Johnson in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Amy Jo Johnson was born to Greig Johnson Sr. and Christine Johnson on October 6, 1970, in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Her father was a car salesman, and mother was a store manager. Amy has a brother, Greig Johnson Sr. and a sister Julie Johnson-Clary. She attended the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School as she grew up in Dennis and learned gymnastics when she was a child. Amy later participated at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Amy Jo Johnson married Olivier Giner in the year 2009. The couple had a daughter named Francesca Christine Johnson and lived with her husband in Toronto, Canada after her marriage. She became a Canadian citizen in 2015 and 2017; she got a divorce from her husband.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After attending an audition, Amy got selected to play Kimberly Hart in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers which brought her huge recognition as an actress. She continued the role for the first three seasons of the series and also played a role in two films of the franchise.
In 1996, she starred in the Disney Channel film Susie Q and 1997 she starred in Killing Mr. Griffin and the television film Perfect Body. From 1998, she started to play a prominent role in the series Felicity and continued the role for three seasons.
She went on play notable characters in Pursuit of Happiness and Infested in the early 2000s and also appeared on Spin City and ER. She played the starring role in The Division in 2004 and went on to act in projects such as Wildfire, What About Brain, and Fatal Trust.
She began her musical career as a singer and a songwriter through the 2001 album The Trans-American Treatment and went on to release the albums Imperfect and Never Broken in 2005 and 2013 respectively. She ventured into film directing through the 2013 short film Bent and has directed two short films so far, the other one being Lines. Her short film Bent received many awards at several international film festivals.
Net Worth & Earnings
She was reportedly paid $600 a week for her role of Pink Ranger in Mighty Morphine Power Rangers which became several thousand as days passed. Though the exact figures of her salary and the value of the assets she has are unknown, her net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand.
Though Amy has decided to concentrate on filmmaking since 2013 solely, she played a cameo in the 2017 film Power Rangers as a tribute for the franchise that brought her to the limelight.