Professional golfer Dustin Johnson has made a big name for himself and earned millions of dollars during his career. He turned professional in 2007 and won the 2020 Masters Tournament. The golfer has been living a dream since his win, and his career has made him a millionaire. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he's worth $50 million.
Johnson cashed in at the 2020 Masters Tournament, resigned from the PGA for the LIV
Johnson earned $2,070,000 when he won the 2020 Masters Tournament. CBS Sports reported that the amount came from an overall pool of $11.5 million that the tournament acquired. The second-place prize was worth $1.24 million, and even the person who placed 50th won $28,980.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Johnson has won $70 million in prize money over his career, including over $5 million from the 2020 FedEx Cup.
Johnson has announced he's done with the PGA tour and ready to commit to the LIV. According to ESPN, Johnson said, "At that time, I was committed to playing the PGA Tour. I'm very thankful for the PGA Tour and everything it's done for me. I've done pretty well out there for the last 15 years. But this is something that was best for me and my family. It's something exciting and something new."
Net worth: 50000000
Dustin Johnson is an American professional golfer and has won two championships.
Birthname: Dustin Hunter Johnson
Birthplace: Columbia, S.C.
Education: Coastal Carolina University
Spouse: Paulina Gretzky
How many Masters tournaments has Dustin Johnson won?
The 2020 Masters Tournament is the first that Johnson has won, and he broke records in the process. According to CBS Sports, the win was the lowest score to par in the history of the Masters at Augusta National. Also, he tied for the lowest score to par in major championship history.
Johnson had trouble discussing his win with CBS Sports because he was so emotional. He called the win a "dream come true" and apologized multiple times for trying to hold back tears. "As a kid, you know, I always dreamed about being a Masters champion," he said. Later, he called the moment "incredible."
Who is Dustin Johnson's caddy?
During Johnson's golf career, his brother Austin has been right by his side. Although Dustin started his career with another caddy, his brother has been filling that role since 2013, according to Golf Monthly.
"It's an unbelievable feeling to experience all this with my brother," Johnson said. "He's been a big help being on my bag. I love him being on the bag. Wouldn't want anyone else there. To share all these memories and moments with him, it's incredible ... It was a lot of fun. I'll remember this for the rest of my life."
Is Dustin Johnson married to Paulina Gretzky?
Gretzky is the daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky. She has built her own career as a model and a singer.