As an actress, Amy Jo Johnson is known for her starring role as Kimberly Ann Hart, the Pink Ranger in the 1990s superhero series Mighty Morphine Power Rangers. According to the actress, this role, which eventually became her escape role, was her very first professional appearance as an actress. The talented American-Canadian actress is also a singer, multi-instrumentalist, director, writer, and producer.
When Amy Jo Johnson left the Power Rangers in 1995, she appeared in several film and television productions. She starred in television series such as Felicity and Flashpoint, which featured some of her own songs. Johnson’s most notable achievement as a film director is the 2017 film The Space Between, in which she also starred in the lead role.
Amy Jo Johnson’s Bio, Age
Amy Jo Johnson was born in Hyannis, Massachusetts, on October 6, 1970. She is of Portuguese, English, and distant French-Canadian descent. Her mother Christine worked as a manager of a clothing store and her father Greig Johnson worked as a salesman for an automobile company. Amy grew up with 2 older siblings, a brother named Grieg Johnson Jr. and a sister named Julie Johnson Clary. However, her mother died on August 19, 1998, after a long battle with cancer.
Johnson received her high school education at Denis-Yarmouth Regional High School in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. She was a very active teenager as she participated in gymnastics. As a high school student, Johnson participated in several gymnastics events in the United States and beyond. She was also interested in acting as she appeared in several local theater productions. Amy Jo Johnson eventually quit gymnastics at the age of 17 to pursue a full-time career as an actress. At the age of 18, she moved to New York where she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. She also studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. After finishing her studies Johnson left New York and went to Los Angeles.
Soon after moving to LA, Johnson was given her first professional acting role in the TV series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993-95), in which she appeared as superhero kiddies. The actress portrayed the main character Kimberly Ann Hart, the original Pink Ranger during the series’ three seasons. Her expertise as a former gymnast also helped her in the role that technically put her in the spotlight. Johnson also resumed her role as Pink Ranger in the filming of the series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995).
In 1997, Amy Jo Johnson appeared in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, another Power Rangers spin-off, followed by a lead role in the NBC drama telefilm Perfect Body. She also played the lead role in the 4-season long drama series Felicity (1998-2002). The talented actress has had guest roles in Spin City, ER, and The Division, followed by recurring roles in Wildfire (2005-07) and What About Brian (2006).
Amy Jo Johnson moved to Canada from Los Angeles in 2007. A year after her move, she received a regular role as Constable Jules Callaghan in the highly acclaimed Canadian police drama series Flashpoint (2008-12). Amy Jo Johnson also appeared as a singer in Felicity and Flashpoint with some of her own songs. In 2017 she had a short appearance as a citizen of Angel Grove in Saban’s Power Rangers. Amy Jo Johnson also recorded the title song for her 2017 film The Space Between.
Amy Jo Johnson is currently married to Olivier Giner, a lawyer, and top business executive. He is the Vice President of iGan Partners, a venture capital firm based in Toronto, Canada.
The duo tied the knot in August 2009 after they had been together for a long time. The couple announced that they expect their first child in June 2012. A few months later, they welcomed a daughter named Francesca Christine Giner on December 1, 2012. Amy Jo Johnson has received Canadian citizenship, as confirmed in June 2015.
After her break-out role in the 1990s, Amy Jo Johnson pursued a steady acting career. Even though she hasn’t yet appeared in blockbuster movies, the talented actress has done quite well. The net worth of Amy Jo Johnson is conservatively estimated at $300,000.
Height and Other Body Measurements
Amy Jo Johnson stands at a height of 157 cm (5 feet 2 inches). The ageless actress holds a weight of 47 kg (104 lbs). She has a chest size of 34 inches (86 cm), while her waist and hips measure 25 inches (64 cm) and 35 inches (89 cm) respectively. The star of the Power Rangers has brown hair and brown eyes.