World Number one golfer Dustin Johnson has indeed reached the pinnacle of his career which is evident with the numerous titles he has won that have placed him where he is now. Like his career life, there is also a whole lot happening in his personal life and here is all you need to know about his romantic entanglements, juicy body details alongside his much talked about net worth.
Dustin was born June 22, 1984, in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.A and he is said to have been raised there by his parents. He went to Coastal Carolina University where he participated actively on the golf team and in 2007, he recorded wins in the Monroe Invitational and the Northeast Amateur games. He also got to play for teams who had won the 2007 Walker Cup and Palmer Cup. The golfer launched his career that year in the professional league and by 2008, he started his PGA tour.
The talented golfer had a very successful start when he turned professional as he was able to win the Turning Stone Resort Championship and the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. By the time the 2009 golf season started, Dustin was listed 15 on the PGA Tour money list which was very remarkable considering he started his PGA tour started just a couple of years earlier.
Over the years, the golfer was able to establish his professional golf career and has recorded about 17 PGA tour wins, 5 World Golf Championships and he emerged as the winner of the 2016 U.S. Open held at Oakmont Country Club. Dustin is also named as one of the top drivers on the PGA Tour as he has held 5 wins between 2008 and 2015. His 2018 Sentry Tournament of Champions win made him the third player on the PGA tour history to land a tour title in every season for his 11 seasons which only legendary golfers like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have managed to do.
Dustin Johnson Relationship Status: Married, Wife Or Girlfriend?
At the moment, the world number one golfer is not married but he has a longtime partner named Paulina Gretzky whom he has been dating since January 2013 and by August 2013, they got engaged. Paulina is said to be the daughter of the former legendary Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky while Paulina, on the other hand, is a model and pop singer with an American nationality.
The couple welcomed their first son named Tatum Gretzky Johnson on January 20, 2015, and in 2017 their second son River Jones Johnson was born.
Dustin Johnson’s Affairs & Controversies
The talented player has not only made headlines because of his career success but has also been linked to scandalous affairs outside his relationship with fiance Paulina Gretzky. He has even linked to Alli Mackenzie the former wife of a colleague Will MacKenzie who is a member of the pro golf tour.
Dustin and Alli were said to have been seen in South Florida while shopping at a supermarket and the pair were displaying loving gestures towards themselves. However, Alli refuted the accusations that their time at the grocery store was anything but romantic, rather, she was just being a good friend and she said she only wish the couple with their kids a happy home. The golfer also denied the accusations and his fiance, stood by him on the grounds that they have a lovely relationship going with no plans to cheat on each other nor break up anytime soon.
Other controversies the golfer has been associated with include series of failed drug tests between 2009 and 2014. He eventually took some time off his career in July 2014, stating that he had to handle some “personal challenges” but rumour had it that it had to do with his drug problem.
Dustin Johnson’s Height
The golfer has a gallant height of about 6 ft 4 inches which gracefully carries his weight of about 86 kg and this gives him the perfect athletic physique needed for his sport.
Dustin Johnson: Net Worth
It wont be surprising to find out that this golf legend is one of the highest paid players and he is also known to endorse brands like Adidas, Hublot, Taylor Made, New Era, Net Jets and Body Armor from which he makes a fine sum as well which have placed his net worth around $24 million.