Cookie Johnson Biography
Born Earletha Kelly, is an American entrepreneur who is well known for being the wife of NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson. She also developed a jeans line called CJ by Cookie Johnson which proved to become a successful brand in the market for a long period of time.
Johnson’s memoir entitled believing in Magic became so popular where she explained the moment when her husband, Magic Johnson gave her a chance to leave him after being diagnosed with HIV. Cookie replied “Are you kidding me? No. I love you. I’m gonna stay here and help you live. I’m gonna stay here and we’re gonna beat this thing. We’re gonna figure out how to beat this thing” This shows how deep love she has for her spouse.
Speaking about Johnson’s education, she went to Michigan State University from where she completed her graduation.
Cookie Johnson Age
Earletha Kelly was born on January 20, 1959, U.S.
cookie johnson Family
Cookie Johnson’s real name was named after her father’s name Earl. Similarly, Johnson’s mother name is Cora. Talking about her siblings, she is blessed with a younger brother named Harold and an elder sister called Pat.
cookie johnson Husband
Cookie Johnson married Magic Johnson, a NBA star in 1991. Their wedding ceremony was organized in Lansing which was attended by Thomas, Herb Williams and Aguirre. The two welcomed their first child Earvin III (EJ) on June 4, 1992.
Cookie Johnson Kids
Their son EJ Johnson, is a reality star known for Rich Kids of Beverly Hills and is an openly gay when it comes to describing his sexual orientation.
The couple is also blessed with a daughter named Elisa born on December 21, 1994, whom they adopted in 1995. Cookie and her husband currently lives in Dana Point, California.
she stands ata height of 1.68 m.
Cookie Johnson Net Worth
She is estimated to be $50 million US dollars.
Cookie Johnson HIV
Johnson who always stood alongside her husband who was diagnosed with HIV, she launched CJ by Cookie Johnson, a jeans line for average sized women which operated for six years. Cookie said that she was getting the problem in finding jeans that fit her body type which made her develop jeans for women of her size.
Apart from her entrepreneurial role, she is active in combating HIV AIDS with her husband. Cookie has been contributing as an advocate for HIV for more than two decades. Cookie is also serving for the Magic Johnson Foundation as the secretary of the Board of Directors.
Cookie is focused on achieving the mission, objective and goals pre-determined by the foundation and often address the health, educational and social needs of people from under-served communities.