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Seba Johnson Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Seba Johnson?
Seba Johnson is a famous African American professional Olympic athlete, actress, and vegan animal activist. Johnson was the first black woman to ski at the Olympics, and the youngest alpine ski racer in Olympic history, competing at the age of 14
Seba Johnson career
Athletic career and activism
Seba represented the Virgin Islands in giant slalom and Super-G at the 1988 Winter Olympics at the age of 14. She became the youngest alpine ski racer and the first black female skier in Olympic history. Johnson was also the flag bearer in the opening ceremony. She became the first black ski racer to complete in the top 30 in international competitions at the age of 15. Johnson competed again for the Virgin Islands in slalom and giant slalom at the 1992 Winter Olympics. She remains the only black woman to ski competitively at the Olympic Games as of 2014.
Johnson was disqualified from a World Cup ski race in 1989, for declining to wear a suit containing wool and leather. She qualified for the 1994 Winter Olympics, however, she opted not to compete in protest of Norway’s choice to continue whaling. Seba petitioned the IOC to challenge Japan to halt whale and dolphin hunting prior to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. She has additionally spoken out against homophobia, criticizing the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia for the ”horrid anti-gay law that now exists in that host country”.
Johnson retired from athletic competition in 1992 to study fine arts at Howard University and educate youth about health and animal welfare. Her early retirement was led by many factors, including the racism she experienced as a black skier. Johnson is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and has appeared in advertisements and television productions. She also serves as a special education assistant, has become a Certified Yoga Teacher, and continues to take requests as an international public speaker. Her skis are on display in the first exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
How old is Seba Johnson?
Seba Johnson is aged 49 as of 2022, having been born on May 1, 1973, in Frederiksted, St. Croix. She shares her birthday with famous people including Tim McGraw, Wes Anderson, Jamie Dornan, Calamity Jane, Julie Benz, Glenn Ford, Anushka Sharma, Reese Witherspoon, Gal Gadot, and Emilia Clarke, among others.
Seba Johnson Family
Who are Seba Johnson’s parents?
Seba Johnson was born in Frederiksted, to her parents, Suzy Johnson, and her spouse. Her mother is a New Hampshire native, while her father was a Tutsi tribesman from Burundi, Africa. She was brought up with her half-sister and grew up as a vegan from birth, and taken to animal rights protests from a young age. Seba spent her childhood traveling with her family to many countries, living for a time in New Hampshire and Maine, and then moving to Stateline, Nevada, on the shore of Lake Tahoe.
Does Seba Johnson have siblings?
Johnson was born in a family of two children, she has one sibling, a half-sister. She grew up with her half-sister moving from one place to another with their mother.
Seba Johnson Education
Johnson has moved a lot in her childhood and so has attended many schools in her youth. After quitting skiing, she enrolled at Howard University, to pursue an education in fine arts.
Seba Johnson Interests
Johnson grew interested in skiing from a young age and started skiing at the age of seven. She trained at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort after moving to Nevada, as her mother worked at a casino. Johnson is also a vegan from birth and an animal rights activist from a young age and appears in commercials and television productions.
Seba Johnson Spouse
Johnson has not been linked to any relationship or engagement in the past and is currently single. She has also not shared any information about her love life with the public. Johnson currently resides in Los Angeles.
Seba Johnson Kids
Johnson has no children of her own as of the date as she has not been married or linked to any relationships.
Seba Johnson Height
Johnson has not shared information about her height and body weight with the media. However, she has a sexy, curvaceous, and athletic body.
Seba Johnson Net Worth
African American Olympic athlete, actress, and vegan animal activist, Johnson has been active from the 1980s to the present. She has garnered an accumulative net worth of approximately $5