Name: Shawn Machel Johnson
Nick Name: Peanut
Birthdate: January 19, 1992 (19 years)
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Animal: Dog (Golden Retriever)
Travel Spot: Hawaii
Sports: Gymnastics, dancing, swimming, rollerblading, track
Athletes: Lance Armstrong, Shaun White, Kim Zmeskal, Mary Lou Retton
Hobbies: Shopping, playing Wii games, relaxing, hanging out with friends, walking dogs
Dessert: Neapolitan, vanilla, or Strawberry Cheesecake ice cream,
Movies: Miss Congeniality, Finding Nemo
Music: Country – Rascall Flatts, Colbie Callist
Books: “You Go Girl!”, “The Eight”, “Twilight” series
Beauty Products: Stella McCartney perfume, Nars Sweet Dreams lip gloss, CoverGirl Lashblast mascara, CoverGirl Lipstain in Berry Smooch, Secret Clinical Strength Sport deodorant, Mystery” OPI nail polish, Aveda’s Smooth Infusion Style Prep.
- She’s an only child of Doug and Teri Johnson
- Has a golden retriever named Tucker.
- Won the championship on “Dancing with the Stars” on May 19, 2009.
- Spokesperson for Cover Girl.
- Johnson led the Pledge of Allegiance on 28 August 2008 at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
- On 27 July 2009, Johnson led the seventh-inning stretch at Wrigley Field.
- Her alleged stalker was charged on March 26, 2009.
- Unlike other Olympic gymnasts who train more than 40 hours a week and are privately tutored, Shawn trained for only 20-25 hours a week while attending public high school where she received high honors and participated in several extra-curricular activities.
- Shawn dreams of going to an Ivy league school like Stanford to pursue kinesiology