As an actress, Amy Jo Johnson is well-known for her main role as Kimberly Ann Hart, the Pink Ranger in the 90s kiddies superhero series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. According to the actress, that role which eventually became her breakout role was her very first professional acting gig. The talented American-Canadian actress is also a singer, multi-instrumentalist, director, writer, and producer.
Upon leaving Power Rangers in 1995, Amy Jo Johnson featured in several films and TV productions. She had main roles in TV series like Felicity and Flashpoint which featured some of her own songs. Johnson’s most notable credit as a film director is the 2017 film The Space Between, in which she also played the lead role.
Amy Jo Johnson’s Bio, Age
Amy Jo Johnson was born on October 6, 1970, in Hyannis, Massachusetts. She has Portuguese, English and remote French-Canadian ancestry. Her mother, Christine worked as a clothing store manager and her father, Greig Johnson worked as a salesman at an automobile company. Amy was raised alongside 2 older siblings, a brother named Grieg Johnson Jr. and a sister named Julie Johnson Clary. However, her mother died on August 19, 1998, after a long battle with cancer.
Johnson had her high school education at Denis-Yarmouth Regional High School located in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. She was a very active teenager as she participated in gymnastics. As a high schooler, Johnson took part in several gymnastics events in the United States and beyond. She equally took interest in acting as she appeared in several local theatre productions. Amy Jo Johnson eventually quit gymnastics at the age of 17 in order to pursue a full-time career in acting. She moved to New York at the age of 18 where she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. She equally studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Johnson left New York for Los Angeles upon the completion of her studies.
Soon after relocating to LA, Johnson landed her first professional acting role in the superhero kiddies TV series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993-95). The actress portrayed the main character of Kimberly Ann Hart, the original Pink Ranger during the 3-season run of the series. Her expertise as a former gymnast equally came in handy for the role which technically shot her to prominence. Johnson also reprised her Pink Ranger role in the film adaptation of the series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995).
In 1997, Amy Jo Johnson appeared in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, another Power Rangers spinoff followed by a lead role in the NBC drama telefilm Perfect Body. She also starred in the 4-season long drama series Felicity (1998-2002). The talented actress had guest roles in Spin City, ER and The Division followed by recurring roles in Wildfire (2005-07) and What About Brian (2006).
Amy Jo Johnson moved from Los Angeles to Canada in 2007. A year after her relocation, she landed a regular role as Constable Jules Callaghan in the highly acclaimed Canadian police drama series Flashpoint (2008-12). Also a singer, Amy Jo Johnson performed some of her own songs in Felicity and Flashpoint. In 2017, she had a brief appearance as Angel Grove Citizen in Saban’s Power Rangers. Amy Jo Johnson also recorded the theme song for her 2017 film The Space Between.
Amy Jo Johnson is currently married to a lawyer and top business executive, Olivier Giner. He is the Vice President of iGan Partners, a venture capital firm based in Toronto, Canada.
The duo tied the knot in August 2009 after dating for a long while. The couple announced that they were expecting their first child in June 2012. A few months later, they welcomed a daughter named Francesca Christine Giner on December 1, 2012. Amy Jo Johnson has gained Canadian citizenship as confirmed in June 2015.
Following her breakout role in the 1990s, Amy Jo Johnson has maintained a consistent acting career. Even though she is yet to star in the blockbuster movies, the talented actress has done fairly well for herself. Amy Jo Johnson’s net worth is pegged at a conservative estimate of $300,000.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Amy Jo Johnson stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm). The ageless actress maintains a weight of 47 kg (104 lbs). She has a bust size of 34 inches (86 cm) while her waist and hips measure 25 inches (64 cm) and 35 inches (89 cm) respectively. The Power Rangers star has brown hair and brown eyes.