Obituary: Who was Bruce Johnson? Wife, Family, Net worth, Dies at Aged 71, Cause of Death

Bruce Johnson was a TV anchorman and correspondent for WUSA 9 TV in Washington, D.C. He had expertise in political and urban affairs, investigative reporting, and hard-hitting feature stories.

Bruce Johnson: Cause of Death

Another local television news legend has passed away. Bruce Johnson, a longtime WUSA9 anchor, died today, according to his wife Lori. Bruce Johnson was a legend in Washington, D.C. journalism, as well as a father, grandparent, spouse, and author. His generosity was unrestricted. For decades, his voice and razor-sharp professional image adorned our living rooms.

He earned 22 Emmys and spent 44 years telling people’s stories in Washington, D.C., and around the world. At the time of his death, Bruce was 71 years old. According to WUSA9, Bruce died of heart failure on April 3, 2022.

Bruce Johnson Age, Family, and Early Life

Bruce Johnson was born in the United States in the year 1950 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 71 years old at the time of his death. We do not know much information about his parents, but he was the first in his family to graduate from college, and his mother, motivated by her son’s achievement, went on to acquire her degree at the age of 52.

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Many organizations recognized Johnson for his journalism and volunteer efforts in the District of Columbia and the surrounding areas. Also liked road biking but was “appalled” by other types of recreational cycling, and he did yoga. B9efore opting to pursue acting and journalism, Johnson was a Catholic seminarian. Thus, we can’t give you any detailed information about his life. We will update anything relevant to him as we discover more about him and his life.

Bruce Johnsons Career, What was his profession?

Johnson began his career at Cincinnati’s WCPO-TV. He then went to work for WUSA 9 TV in Washington, D.C., a CBS affiliate. He co-anchored Channel 9’s weekly newscasts at 6 p.m. Bruce also hosted “Off Script with Bruce Johnson,” a weekly 7 p.m. show till 2019. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Johnson 22 Emmys.

Johnson received the Board of Governors Award from NATAS in 2018. Johnson was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the National Press Club, and the National Association of Black Journalists. He was an award-winning anchor and reporter for significant news stories from the nation’s capital for over 42 years.

Which school and college did he go to?

The Ph.D. he holds is in Education Psychology with a minor in Science Education. He has a Master’s degree in Environmental Education and a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education.

Bruce Johnson’s Net Worth, How much does he earn?

According to several sources he had an estimated net worth of 14.6 million at the time of his death.

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Bruce Johnson’s Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married to Lori Johnson for more than 30 years with three children together.

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Is he available on any social media platforms?

He was available on Instagram and Facebook with 4.5K+ and 1.2K+ respectively.

Physical Appearance of Bruce Johnson’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Bruce Johnson’s should be known

Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth$ 14.6 million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseLori Johnson  

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