Born on November 2, 1981, Mitchell Johnson is a former Australian cricketer, who played all forms of the game until his retirement from international cricket in 2015. He is a left-arm fast bowler and left-handed batsman. He made his Test debut for Australia in November 2007. He is considered as one of the best fastest bowlers Australia has ever produced.
In pic: Mitchell Johnson wished his wife Jessica on their sixth wedding anniversary with this sweet picture from their wedding and a message which read, "Happy 6th Wedding anniversary to my gorgeous wife @jessicabratichjohnson Still one of the best days of my life! Thanks love for all the best memories & many more in the future. Love you always"
Mitchell Johnson was born and raised in Townsville, Queensland. His first sporting love was tennis with his idol being Pete Sampras. At 14 he was offered the opportunity to move to Brisbane to further his tennis career but turned it down. It wasn't until the age of 17 that Johnson gave up on his childhood dream of being a professional tennis player and began focusing on cricket.
In pic: Mitchell Johnson looks adorable kiss his wife Jessica Bratich on their wedding day.
Mitchell Johnson married former model and karate black belt Jessica Bratich in May 2011. The couple has a son named Sam Carnie Johnson, a daughter named Rubika Anne Johnson, who was born in 2012. On 17 March 2016, their son Leo Max Johnson was born.
In pic: Mitchell Johnson shared this picture on wife Jessica's birthday, captioned, "A very happy birthday to my wonderful & very stunning wife @jessicabratichjohnson ?? You are the best mother to our beautiful children & amazing wife but you are also the most inspiring & hardest working person I know! Love you lots & i hope you have a wonderful day"
Mitchell Johnson had a wonderful tenure in the IPL, where he played for Mumbai Indians. Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders. Mitchell Johnson had a wonderful tenure with the Mumbai Indians where he played between the years 2013 and 2017.
In pic: Mitchell Johnson is spotted here with his wife Jessica at the opening of a restaurant, captioned, "It's officially open @wbcbeerland @westfieldwhitfordcity and what a great brew !!!#cheers #beer #barfly"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture on his fifth wedding anniversary with wife Jessica, with a sweet message that read, "Happy anniversary to my beautiful wife @jessicabratichjohnson It has been the best 5yrs married to you and 10yrs together has been filled with so many great memories. I know it will only get better & better xo love you"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture of his with his wif Jessica Bratich when the couple were out on a dinner date. Mitchell captioned, "Dinner date with this gorgeous lady @jessicabratichjohnson #sohungry"
In pic: Mitchell Johnson with his wife Jessica Bratich at an event
Mitchell Johnson shared this adorable picture of his wife and kids on Mother's Day, as a tribute to Jessica. He captioned, "Happy Mother’s Day to you @jessicabratichjohnson You’re an amazing mother to our 2 beautiful kids, I don’t know how you do it sometimes but I see how much love you have for our little ones and that makes me happy ?? Enjoy today love"
One more Mother's Day post from Mitchell Johnson on Mother's Day. Johnson wrote, "Thank you to this wonderful woman for being the best mum to our 2 beautiful children. You always amaze me at how you "just get it done" & the love you have for them both makes me smile. Happy Mother's Day @jessicabratichjohnson"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture, congratulating his godson. Johnson wrote, "Best of luck to our godson @kayden_minear on being nominated for the Rac WA sports awards tonight!!!! Massive year winning 50cc & 65cc at Aussie titles backing it up from last year !!! #wa #sports #motocross #bowtiegame"
Mitchell Johnson spotted here, playing Golf with wife Jessica Bratich. Johnson wrote, "October is Golf month @golfaust We all have that someone @jessicabratichjohnson who has never played so golf month is all about getting that one person out on the golf course for a round to show them how much fun it is !!! Let’s get the #golfbug & enjoy the outdoors. #golfmonth #golf #golfkit"
Mitchell Johnson shared this thrwoback picture of himself with his mother on Mother's Day. Johnson wrote, "Happy Mother's Day. We were always outdoors swimming or playing"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture of his younger days with his father. Doesn't Mitchell Johnson's father look like an exact carbon copy of the fast bowler? Mitchell captioned this picture as, "With my dad in my tennis playing days! #teeth #dad #smile #flatbrim #styling #middlefinger #twins"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture of himself with his wife and friends, catching a basketball game. Johnson captioned, "Loved your work @perthwildcats & thanks for the tickets @greg4hire #3pointkiller !!!!! Go well in the finals series"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture of a lunch outing with his wife and friends. Johnson wrote, "@jessicabratichjohnson @brianbratich @michmorry @jodielee1985 @daz______ What a crew !! #fizzpit #kidfree #bali"
Mitchell Johnson shared this image of himself with his father on Father's Day. Johnson captioned, "Happy Father’s Day. Wish we could spend it together but I know when we catch up next time, we will make the most of it. Hope you had a good one"
Mitchell Johnson shared this picture of himself from his teenage years. Johnson wrote, "So young ?? must be at Dingo's place! He took the trophy in the frontyard/backyard chipped Comp which was a regular with a bit of backyard cricket. Ps no shirts were common in the ville, the bloody heat and humidity!!!!!! #greattimes #memoriesforlife #mightyducks"
Mitchell Johnson shared this picture with Shah Rukh Khan, post playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.Johnson wrote, "Thanks to @kkriders for a fun season & to all the players/support staff for all their efforts, it has be appreciated. Some absolute superstars playing in this team & I was very impressed with the young talent rising up over the next few years ???? I was lucky enough to meet the very humble & cool @iamsrk thanks for your belief in us, we have it our best shot ???? And a huge thanks to the fans of #KKR What a buzz it was to play in front of a pack Eden Gardens! I will never forget that experience. Thank you"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture with racing car driver Adam. Johnson wrote, "Cheers @adamarjoram for getting me around the track today #coach #racelines #gofaster Bloody heaps of fun in the Radical @ariseracing"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture with Australian media presenters Alana and Robbie. Johnson wrote, "Thanks for the chat Alana & Robbie. Ps Thanks for letting me win the bowling challenge Robbie."
Mitchell Johnson shared this picture of himself while getting a new tattoo done, Johnson wrote, "Getting it done with Tyson @reillystattoo #feeltheburn #perthtattooexpo2016"
Mitchell Johnson posted this picture with his brand new toy. Johnson wrote, "Going to miss this ride.. Thanks @audicentreperth for giving me the Audi RS5 to drive for the weekend. Such a great car inside and out! #weapon #rs5 #sexy"
Mitchell Johnson was known to terrorise batsman with his fast bowling during his playing days. On Mitchell Johnson's 37th birthday today, we take a look at what the former pacer is doing these days, which includes his family time with his wife Jessica Bratich, son Sam Carnie Johnson and daughter Rubika Anne Johnson. (Pictures/Mitchell Johnson Instagram)
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