Dustin Johnson is a professional golfer who has made a big name for himself and earned millions of dollars during his career. He became a professional in 2007 and just won the 2020 Masters Tournament. The 36-year-old golfer has been living in a dream since his win. Johnson had his brother Austin and his partner Paulina Gretzky by his side after the big win.
Johnson's career has made him a millionaire. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he has a net worth of $50 million. Johnson is the third-highest earning golfer behind Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. They have earned $120 million and $92 million, respectively.
How much did Dustin Johnson win at the 2020 Masters Tournament?
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. The person who placed 50th still won $28,980.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Johnson has won $70 million worth of prize money over his career including over $5 million from the 2020 FedEx Cup.
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.
When speaking with CBS Sports, Johnson had trouble discussing his win 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 his caddy 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?
Johnson isn't married yet. He has been dating Paulina Gretzky for a number of years. They have been engaged since August 2013. Golf Monthly said that they met in 2009. According to Fox News, the couple got engaged after less than a year of dating. They have two sons together.
Gretzky is the 31-year-old daughter of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky. She has built her own career as a model and a singer.