Brian Johnson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Brian Johnson Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth October 5, 1947
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Brenda Johnson

Brian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter who is best known for being the lead singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC. Brian became the band’s 3rd lead singer in 1980 after the death of Bon Scott. With the band, he has being a part of albums like Back in BlackFor Those About to Rock We Salute You, Stiff Upper Lip, Blow Up Your Video, Black Ice, Flick of the Switch, Power Up, Fly on the WallThe Razors Edge, and Ballbreaker. Moreover, Brian Johnson has also co-founded the British rock band, Geordie, with which he released albums such as Hope You Like ItNo Good Woman, Save the World, and Don’t Be Fooled by the Name.

Born Name

Brian Francis Johnson

Nick Name


Brian Johnson in 2014
Brian Johnson in 2014 (Jaguar MENA / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Dunston, County Durham, England, United Kingdom


Sarasota, Florida, United States





Singer, Songwriter


  • Father – Alan Johnson (Coal miner and sergeant major in the British Army’s Durham Light Infantry who died in 1996)
  • Mother – Esther (née De Luca)
  • Siblings – He has 3 younger siblings.


Hard Rock, Rock and Roll, Blues Rock, Glam Rock, Heavy Metal




EMI, Epic, Atlantic



Brian Johnson as seen while performing with AC/DC at the Manchester Apollo in 1982
Brian Johnson as seen while performing with AC/DC at the Manchester Apollo in 1982 (Harry (Howard) Potts / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)


5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Brian Johnson has dated –

  1. Carol Johnson – He got married to his first wife Carol in the year 1968 and they were blessed with 2 daughters, namely, Joanne (b. 1968), and Kala (b. 1973). However, the duo divorced during the writing of The Razors Edge album.
  2. Brenda Johnson – Brian then married his 2nd wife Brenda.

Race / Ethnicity


Brian Johnson is of English descent on his father’s side and has Italian roots on his maternal side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Flat Cap pulled down to his eyes
  • Short stature
  • Geordie accent
Brian Johnson pictured while performing with AC/DC in Tacoma, Washington, on February 2, 2016
Brian Johnson pictured while performing with AC/DC in Tacoma, Washington, on February 2, 2016 (TheACDCDoctor / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Brian Johnson Facts

  1. While growing up, he performed in various shows with the Scouts, appeared in a play that aired on television, and joined a local church choir.
  2. Brian Johnson has been a supporter of Newcastle United FC and was asked to invest in the club in the early 1980s after being invited to meet the board by club legend Jackie Milburn.
  3. In 2000, his autobiography titled Rockers and Rollers was published.
  4. Along with other AC/DC members, Brian Johnson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.
  5. He is a car and racing enthusiast.
  6. He has served in the Territorial Army with the Parachute Regiment.
  7. Brian Johnson was diagnosed with Barrett syndrome in September 2009 which led to AC/DC canceling several shows on their 2010 tour in support of Black Ice.
  8. He received proper treatment for Barrett syndrome and doctors were able to prevent the disease from developing into cancer.
  9. In recognition of his significant contribution to the music industry, Brian Johnson received an honorary degree of Doctor of Music from Northumbria University on July 9, 2014.
  10. He became a supporter of the Yorkshire Dementia Charity in October 2014.

Featured Image by Jaguar MENA / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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