Name: Shawn Johnson
Birth Name: 
Shawn Machel Johnson
Birth Date: 
January 19, 1992
Birth Place: 
Des Moines, IA
Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast / DWTS Contestant
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1669

"Dancing with the Stars" All-Stars Partners Announced!

Posted Monday August 13, 2012 5:30 PM GMT

After much anticipation, "Good Morning America" announced today (August 13) which professional dancers the All Star cast of "Dancing with the Stars" will be teaming up with - after which some of the castmates have emerged 'very comfortable' with ABC's decision.

Surprisingly enough, five out of the twelve contestants have been paired with their original partners including Melissa Rycroft, who will yet again give her best shot at winning the mirror ball trophy with her season eight pro Tony Dovolani.


ABC Announces “Dancing with the Stars All-Stars” Cast

Posted Friday July 27, 2012 2:04 PM GMT

As the network promised earlier this week, ABC has announced who will be slipping on their dancing shoes to join the cast of “Dancing with the Stars All-Stars” edition but Friday's (July 27) reveal comes with no shortage of a dramatic twist!


Shawn Johnson: CMT Cutie

Posted Wednesday June 17, 2009 12:28 PM GMT

Always a fan of a high-profile industry event, Shawn Johnson was spotted making her big arrival at the 2009 CMT Music Awards on Tuesday night (June 16).

The Olympic hottie/”Dancing with the Stars” champ looked to be having a marvelous time as she hammed it up on the red carpet with her dancing partner Mark Ballas.


Shawn Johnson: Dancing with the Stars Champ

Posted Wednesday May 20, 2009 1:44 PM GMT

She’s had quite a season with dancing partner Mark Ballas, and last night Shawn Johnson was crowned the winner of “Dancing with the Stars” season 8.

The 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist skipped her prom to compete on the show, and from the look on her face when she was announced the champion, it was well worth it.


Shawn Johnson: Last-Minute Adjustment

Posted Wednesday April 8, 2009 2:26 PM GMT

Ever since she started on “Dancing with the Stars” she’s been America’s sweetheart, and yesterday Shawn Johnson was spotted getting ready for another day of competition.

The Olympic gymnast looked to be making a few last-minute adjustments to her top as she exited her trailer and headed into the ABC Studio with her dancing partner Mark Ballas.


Shawn Johnson’s Stalker Racks Up Charges

Posted Thursday March 26, 2009 6:12 PM GMT

As previously reported by the Gossip Girls, a man stalking Shawn Johnson was arrested this past Tuesday after he attempted to make contact with her at the “Dancing with the Stars” studio. And now he has been formally charged.

Robert O’Ryan was apprehended after scaling a fence outside CBS Studios and making his way into the East Hallway of the building. He had driven from his home in Florida to meet her.


Gun-Toting Shawn Johnson Fan Gets Apprehended

Posted Thursday March 26, 2009 12:30 PM GMT

We’ve all heard of crazy celebrity stalkers, and earlier this week a man was arrested after he tried to force his way onto the “Dancing With the Stars” set to see Shawn Johnson.

According to a report, authorities were alerted when a bearded man was observed climbing a fence outside CBS Studios, who eventually made it all the way to the main hallway of the East Studio, where the show was being filmed.


2008 Teen Choice Winners

Posted Monday August 4, 2008 12:35 PM GMT

Though the 2008 Teen Choice Awards don’t hit the airwaves until tonight at 8pm EST on FOX, we already have the list of the night’s winners - and Gossip Girl, the Jonas Brothers, and Miley Cyrus all took home some serious surfboards!

As the host of the evening, the “Hannah Montana” hottie took home three of the four awards she was up for, losing out to the Jonas Brothers in the Choice Music: Single category.