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Jeh Johnson Wiki: Salary, Net Worth, Married, Children

Updated On: 08 Nov, 2018

Jeh Johnson Wiki: Salary, Net Worth, Married, Children

When the Clinton Administration brought 'Don't ask, don't tell' (DADT) policy, the policy restricted the homosexual or bisexual person from disclosing their sexuality. American former government official Jeh Johnson is one of the forefronts who ended military DADT policy.

The former government official served under the Obama Administration as a United States Secretary of Homeland Security. His high-profile politics tenure has led the New York City native to become a well-known person all across the globe.

How Much Is Jeh Johnson Salary And Net Worth?

According to the reports, John Johnson has an estimated net worth between $11.2 million and $51.5 million from his professional career as an American lawyer and government official. During the first years of the Obama Administration, he assembled some lucrative amount of salary as the 'General Counsel of the Department of Defense' from 2009 to 2012.

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The former government official served as the fourth United States Secretary of Homeland Security. Along with his talent and versatile persona, Jeh got experience in politics from several fields, like General Counsel, Defense Department (2009 to 2012), and Department of the Air Force (1998 to 2001).

The Morehouse College graduate also served as the attorney of Paul Weiss (1992 to 1998), assistant U.S. attorney, southern district of New York (1989 to 1991), and private practice (1984 to 1988).

Two Children With Dentist Wife!

Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, 61, is relishing his blissful married life. He married Dr. Susan Maureen DiMarco on 18 March 1994 at Corpus Christi Church in New York. His wife Susan, who is also his childhood friend works as a dentist in Wappingers Falls, New York. The Vassar College graduate succeeded her family medical career and secured a dental degree from Georgetown University.

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With Susan, the former government official shares two children Jeh Jr. Johnson and Natalie Johnson. On 10 January 2014, Jeh and his family arrived in Washington, DC where the Columbia Law School graduate received the framed roll call tally sheet of his confirmation vote from the 47th Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden. 

Jeh Johnson arrived with his family in Washington, DC on 10 January 2014 (Photo: zimbio.com)

The Ronald Reagan Peace Through Strength Award-winner along with his wife and kids resides in their luxurious house in Georgetown.

A Short Bio

Jeh Charles Johnson was born on 11 December 1957 in New York City, New York. Jeh graduated from Columbia Law School in 1982, and also inaugurated his professional career at the law firm of Sullivan and Cromwell following his graduation. Jeh, pronounced as 'Jay' obtained his name after his father met Liberian chief, Tuskegee Airman in 1930.

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At the age of 34, Jeh joined at the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind & Garrison. Since then, he has moved in and out of private practice and rejoined the law firm of Paul Weiss. As per wiki, he recieved Ronald Reagan Peace Through Strength Award in 2018.