On August 10, 1967, he was born as Augustus Cornelius "Gus" Johnson Jr. in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised by his parents, August Cornelius (father) and Btroy Johnson (mother). He is currently based in New York City. Johnson is of American descent, but his ethnicity is unknown.
While attending Jesuit High School and Academy at the University of Detroit. According to the winter 1997 issue of the University of Detroit Jesuit's graduated class magazine, Highlights, Johnson was an all-association quarterback for the school's football team, an all-participation shooting guard on the ball team, and a first baseman and catcher on the baseball team.
According to the records, Johnson was also the co-chief of both the football and basketball teams, as well as the most successful team on the latter. During his time at Howard University, he also received a four-year letter on the baseball team. Johnson worked as a sportscaster for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves from 1996 to 1997.
Canadian Football League games will air on ESPN2, Big East Basketball will air on the Big East Network, and college hockey and basketball will air on ESPN. He also did some NFL commercials for CBS. Johnson facilitated ESPN's Black College Sports Today in 1991. Gus also made a brief appearance as a host in the 1998 film He Got Game.
Johnson is best known for his calls near the end of a few close NCAA Tournament games. From 1994 to 2010, John worked at Madison Square Garden. There, he worked as a radio sportscaster and backup television sports announcer, as well as providing TV play-by-play for the WNBA's New York Liberty on MSG. Johnson has also discussed MSG's level of the Golden Gloves Tournament and served as host of the "SportsDesk" and "Yankees ScoreCard," as well as the Knicks "GameNight" and New York Rangers.
According to sources, there is no information about Johnson's salary or net worth.
The name of Johnson's wife and other family details are unknown. He has not revealed anything about his wife or child in the recent past, and he is also disseminating NFL news to the general public. He is content with his solitude.
His height, weight, and shoe size have not been disclosed by the sources. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Johnson currently has 56.8k followers on his Twitter account. He is not involved in any other social media activity.