Taron Johnson Biography
Taron Johnson is a preeminent American football cornerback playing for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He previously played college football at Weber State. Moreover, Taron played high school football at Sheldon High School in Sacramento, California.
Taron Johnson Age
Taron was born on 27 July 1996, in Sacramento, California, United States of America. He is 27 years old.
Taron Johnson Height
He stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m).
Taron Johnson Weight
He weighs 192 lb (87 kg).
Taron Johnson Family
Taron was born to his supportive parents Trina and Baron in Sacramento, California, United States. Unfortunately, his mother lost her life to breast cancer when Taron was just 9 years old and that forced his dad into both parental jobs. Moreover, he has an elder sister named Treana.
Taron Johnson Education
He played high school football at Sheldon High School in Sacramento, California. Taron was pulled up to the school’s varsity squad as a sophomore, one year earlier than the standard, owing to his outstanding talent. He later became the school’s first-ever NFL Draft pick.
After completing his high school education, Weber State was the only college that offered him a football position, so he accepted it. As a freshman, he started five games at Weber State and was a full-time starter later. As a sophomore, Taron set a school record with 12 pass break-ups and later tied the record the next season as a junior.
Taron Johnson Girlfriend
He got married to the love of his life, Meghan DiMarco. They tied the knot on June 10, 2023, in a lavish wedding at Malibu Dream Resort. Meghan is the stepmother of a beautiful girl named Jayla who was born on April 3, 2018.
Taron Johnson Salary
He earns a satisfactory salary of $6,452,333 annually.
Taron Johnson’s Net Worth
Taron has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Taron Johnson Career
The Buffalo Bills drafted him in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft with the 121st overall pick. Taron signed his rookie contract on May 11, 2018. In week 4, he recorded his first career sack and forced fumble, taking down quarterback Aaron Rodgers with a strip-sack against the Green Bay Packers. The following week, Taron recorded his first career interception against the Tennessee Titans, picking off Marcus Mariota in the 13–12 victory. On December 11, 2018, he was placed on injured reserve after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Currently, Taron is the Bills’ starting nickel cornerback. In Week 14, he intercepted a pass thrown by Ben Roethlisberger and returned it for a 51-yard touchdown during the 26–15 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football. Taron intercepted a pass thrown by Lamar Jackson in the Bills’ endzone and returned it for a 101-yard pick-six during the 17–3 win against the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. He signed a three-year, $24 million contract extension with the Bills on October 9, 2021.