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Who Is Jessica Simpson Husband Eric Johnson? Details About His Married Life, NFL Career, & Net Worth

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Eric Johnson is a former San Francisco 49ers tight end football player and Husband of ‘The Dukes Of Hazzard‘ Actress Jessica Simpson. He married Jessica Simpson and has three children. From his NFL Career, he earns a good amount of net worth.

Who Is Eric Johnson? Bio, Age & Height

Eric Johnson is a former San Francisco 49ers player who was born on 15 September 1979 in Massachusetts. 41 years old Eric attended Needham High School and Belmont High School. Eric Went to Yale University for College.

Eric was an NFL Players for seven years, and before NFL, he played college footballer for Yale University.

He played as a tight end for the San Francisco 49ers and played for the New Orleans Saints. Eric stands at the height of 6 feet and 3 inches(19.0 m) and weighs around 256lbs.

Eric Johnson Married With Wife Jessica Simpson

Johnson has previously married Keri D’ Angelo on 14 May 2005 in Napa, California. Keri is a freelance stylist. After being together for five years, Johnson and Keri divorced in 2010.

After separation from Keri, Johnson started a new relationship with Jessica Simpson in May 2010. At that time, Simpson has recently divorced her husband, Nick Lachey.

Eric Johnson with Wife Jessica Simpson
Eric Johnson with his wife, Jessica Simpson(©

Their mutual friend introduced Johnson and Jessica. At that time, Jessica expressed that they are connected on all levels and were ready for the real deal.

During the 30th birthday of Jessica in July 2010, Jessica and Eric were spotted together in Italy.

Eric proposed Jessica on November 11 in a place surrounded by rose petals with Led Zeppelin’s playing Since I’ve Loved You in the background. The couple engaged in November 2010.

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Maxwell Drew Johnson, on 1 May 2012. On 30 June 2013, Eric and Jessica were blessed with a son Ace Knute Johnson.

After having two kids, the couple tied a marriage knot in July 2014 in Montecito, California. Jessica shared that they are a little bit more addicted to each other.

U.S. Magazine reports that, after two months of weddings, Jessica said Today;

 ‘I just think there is a level of love that has reached the highest of high. Eric and I have both been married before, so we took our time finding the right person. When we found each other, we knew it had to be forever.’

Simpson recalled of their engagement in November 2017, saying;

‘Still loving this Man is the easiest part of my life #HowtheWestWasWon.’

Johnson showed off her engagement ring while sitting on a pile of rose petals in the throwback pic.

Simpson announced that they were expecting their third child in 2018. The duo welcomed daughter Birdie Mae Johnson in March 2019.

As reported by U.S. Magazine, on 40th birthday of Johnson, Jessica wished her husband through a social media post posting a pic of her and Johnson ;

‘Happy 40th Birthday to the man of my dreams. I pray in every lifetime I find you and we recreate the beauty of what we have again and again. My hero, champion, best friend, lover, and daddy to our babies. I could never have hoped for more. I love you. Let’s celebrate.’

On Father’s day, Simpsons wrote that,

‘Anyone that knows my husband Eric would agree that he is hands down the best Father in the world. Happy Father’s Day baby! Thank you for always putting love first. This family of 5 loves you with all of our hearts.’

The duo is parenting their three children happily, and they have an adorable love life.

Eric Johnson and Jessica Simpson Net Worth

American football player Eric Johnson has a net worth of $10 million. Erick’s wife Jessica has an estimated net worth of $200 million from her singing, acting, and entrepreneur career.

The combined net worth of the couple is $210 million.

Eric Johnson NFL Career

Johnson had played as a tight end in the National Football League. Johnson got the first chance to flaunt his football skills on a wider scale at Yale University.

In Harvard 24-21 Victory, Eric Stats Recorded catching 21 passes 244 yards.

After coming from the victory against Harvard in 1999, Eric became the only one to catch 21 receptions for 244 yards in Yale’s.

Later, he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He was a significant contributor to the 49ers passing game.

Johnson was unable to play because of injuries. He did miss all of the 2003 and 2005 seasons due to injuries.

Jessica remained with the San Francisco 49ers until 2006, and he signed a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints in 2007. Eric had retired from the football career in 2008.