Who is Michael Johnson’s first wife?

Kerry D’Oyen is the first wife of retired American sprinter Michael Johnson. He is a four Olympic gold medalist and winner of 8 World Championships gold medalists. Michael has also held the national records for 200, 300, and 400 meters relay races he is considered one of the greatest sprinters in track and field history.

Kerry was his first wife of Michael, and as she is related to one of the popular figures of track and field, people were eager to learn about his first wife. Let us go through the detailed information on Kerry D’Oyen.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Kerry D'oyen
Birth Date
Late 1960s (Estimated)
Early 50s
Birth Place
United States
EducationDegree in Journalism
Michael Johnson (1998-2012)
Sebastian Alexander Johnson (Born. 6th May 2000)
Social Media
Former Entertainment Reporter
Net WorthN/A


Bio and Nationality

Kerry D’Oyen is believed to have been born and raised in the United States. There is no information on her exact birthdate or family members. Little do we know that she has American nationality and African-American ethnicity.

Since Kerry is Michael’s first wife, we believe she was born in the late 1960s. Apart from that, her educational background is yet another mystery to us. Since she was an entertainment reporter, Kerry probably majored in journalism.

Kerry D'oyen's son Sebastian Johnson and ex-husband Michael with his new wife
Kerry D’oyen’s son Sebastian Johnson and ex-husband Michael with his new wife Source: Instagram

What does Kerry D’Oyen look like?

There are no pictures of Kerry D’oyen at public disposal; hence it is harder for us to talk about her physical appearance. In addition, Kerry has never made her appearance with her husband, which makes it harder for us to learn about her.

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Instagram and Social Media

Kerry D’Oyen is not a social media user. She isn’t present on any social media platforms, but we can find her son, Sebastian Alexander Johnson, and her ex-husband, Michael Johnson. Unfortunately, neither of them has ever posted a picture of Kerry on their social media. But if you are curious about her son, we can find Sebastian on Instagram, where he goes by @lemwell7.


Marriage with Michael Johnson

Kerry D’Oyen was the first wife of Michael Duane Johnson. The couple tied their knot in October 1998. She gave birth to a son Sebastian Alexander Johnson on 6th May 2000 in Corte Madera, California. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced right after Michael retired from racing. Sebastian was only 12 years old when the couple got divorced.

Kerry D'oyen and Michael's son, Sebastian Johnson
Kerry D’oyen and Michael’s son, Sebastian Johnson Source: Instagram

But then again, there is still no information on how the couple met each other and the reason for their divorce. However, we can say that Kerry was with Michael in all his career journeys – long before his fame.


What does Kerry D’Oyen do?

Kerry used to work as an entertainment reporter while she was with her husband, Michael. She used to host the Morning News on KDFW-TV.

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More about her husband, Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson is a retired sprinter who has won more than ten gold medals for his amazing performance in track and field. Michael set the fast record for 200 meters in 1996. Later, he competed with Donovan Bailey for the “World’s Fastest Man” title but unfortunately couldn’t win as he injured his hamstring.

Not long after the incident, Michael set the 400-meter world title after his recovery. Michael has recorded the national title for fastest running for 200, 300, and 400 meters.

Michael Johnson gold medal winning 200 meters run in 1996
Michael Johnson gold medal winning 200 meters run in 1996 Source: Getty Images.

In addition, Michael earned IAAF World Athlete of the Year in 1996 and 1999. He also earned the Men’s Track & Field Athlete of the Year award in 1990 and 1996. Additionally, he has been awarded four Jesse Owens Awards, and four Best Make Track Athlete ESPY Awards, James E. Sullivan Award, and Associated Press Athlete of the Year.


Where is Kerry D’Oyen today?

Since the divorce from Michael, Kerry has been leading a normal life. There is no update on her personal life. She left her professional career when she was married to Michael.

In addition, after her divorce from Michael, we believe she bagged enough money as a divorce settlement. Apart from that, we have no update on her life.


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