- Began his career racing 50cc motorcycles when he was 5 years old.
- In 2002, he became the first rookie to sweep both Cup-series races at a track (Dover International Speedway).
- Joined Hendrick Motorsports in 2002.
- Established the Jimmie Johnson Foundation in 2006.
- First won the Daytona 500 in 2006.
- Won the Chase for the Sprint Cup five years straight, from 2006 to 2010.
- Named the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 2009, the first time a driver had won the award.
- Has his own video game, Jimmie Johnson's Anything with an Engine, released in 2011.
- Was named Driver of the Year for the fifth time in 2013, breaking Jeff Gordon's four-time record.
- Chandra Johnson — Wife
- Cathy Johnson — Mother
- Jessie Johnson — Brother
- Jarit Johnson — Brother
- Lydia Norriss Johnson — Daughter
- Genevieve Marie Johnson — Daughter
- Gary Johnson — Father
- Birth Name: James Kenneth Johnson
- Birth Place: El Cajon, California, United States
- Birthday: September 17, 1975, Virgo
- Profession: NASCAR driver
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