Eric Johnson (Jessica Simpson’s Husband) Bio, Age, Net worth, Football Career

This article allows our audience to explore interesting facts on former football player Eric Johnson (Jessica Simpson’s Husband).

When the name Eric Johnson is stated, most people recognize an American guitarist (born August 17, 1954). However, this article is about former American football tight end in the National Football League who is famous for his married life to American singer/ actress/ entrepreneur/ philanthropist, Jessica Simpson.

Who is Eric Johnson?

Born as Eric Maxwell Johnson, he landed on the planet on September 15, 1979, which makes his age be 44 years old as of 2023. By profession, he is a former American football tight end who has experienced a successful journey in NFL. His college career shows him to have played for Yale University.

When did Eric Johnson and Jessica Simpson marry?

At the beginning of 2010, Eric Johnson and Jessica Simpson started dating each other. They got engaged in the same year in the month of November. The couple decided to celebrate their wedding on July 5, 2014, at the San Ysidro Ranch, California.


The beautiful couple is now blessed with three lovely children. They have two daughters named Birdie Mae Johnson and Maxwell Drew Johnson. Their only son is named Ace Knute Johnson.

Who was Eric’s first wife?

It might be a surprising fact to our reads that Simpson isn’t the first wife of Johnson. He was previously married to stylist Keri Johnson. They divorced in 2010.

On the other hand, his wife was previously married to American singer/ television personality Nicholas Scott Lachey (born on November 9, 1973) from 2002 to 2006.

Football Career

Eric was always passionate about sports from an early age. During the 2001 NFL Draft, he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round. He had an injury that deprived him of playing all of the 2003 and 2005 games. In 2007, he entered into a year contract with the New Orleans Saints. On March 14, 2008, he was re-signed. He was released on July 31, 2008.

Net worth

Former American football tight end Eric Johnson has an estimated net worth of US$1.13 million. He has a professional history with the San Francisco 49ers (2001–2006) and New Orleans Saints (2007).

Wikipedia and Social Media

The biography of tight end Eric Johnson is prepared by various wiki sites like Wikipedia. His Instagram account is reachable @ericjohnsonalrighhhht where he has amassed more than 23k followers as of now. He regularly uploads his family pictures with his wife and three children.

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