|Birth Name:||Lee Johnston|
|Birth Place:||Maguiresbridge, Northen Ireland|
|Date of Birth:||10/03/1989|
|Age:||33 years old|
Lee Johnston is British motorbike racer. He is best known for competing in the Isle of Man TT races. He is considered to be on one of the most talented junior racers in the entire world in terms of road racing.
Having made his debut in 2008 at the North West 200, Lee has had a successful career in road racing with his biggest accomplishment being a triple victory at the Ulster Grand Prix in 2015. In addition, he has also achieved 2 podium finishes in Isle of Man TT races.
Over the course of his career, Lee has raced for BMW, Triumph, Kawasaki, amongst others. He suffers a serious back injury after crashing during the 2017 Isle of Man TT. But he is set to return for the 2018 Isle of Man TT races.
At this moment, Lee Johnston’s exact net worth is not known. We do know that the average income of a motorbike racer is $85,300 per year. But since he is a top level rider, his net worth must be more than that. Similar Isle of Man TT racer Guy Martin has a net worth of $1.5 million. So we can expect Lee to have a similar net worth.
Lee’s main source of his is motorbike racing. A rider receives £18,000 ($24,310) for winning a race in Isle of man. A total of £57,400 is distributed in prize money per race in Isle of Man TT.
There was too many kangaroos is ??anyway ?? pic.twitter.com/5MfCBkZi2n
— Lee Johnston (@Lee_johnston13) May 13, 2018
Lee also receives a lot of money from his racing teams. He has raced for a lot of teams to date. He has been affiliated with BMW, Kawasaki, Honda amongst others. These companies pay him a lot of money for his services. He also receives a lot of cash through endorsement deals and merchandise sales with these companies, though we don’t know exactly how much.
All the Isle of Man TT racers has insurance, including Lee. The insurance is taken care by the insurance company Bennets. The amount of the insurance hasn’t been disclosed. Bennets do not cover the accidents taking place between Ramsey Hairpin and the Creg-Ny-Baa.
Lee Johnston is married to wife Christian Gee. They have kept their marriage very private and we do not know much about the husband and wife’s relationship as they have kept it under wrap. They haven’t disclosed any information on whether they have kids or not.
Lee Johnson’s wife Christie Gee
Image source: Christie’s Twitter
Lee still resides in his hometown of Maguiresbridge. Details about his parents and siblings haven’t been disclosed.
Lee started racing professionally in 2018 at the North West 200. He made his Isle of Man TT debut in 2012. He has raced for teams like BMW, Triumph, Kawasaki, Honda and many more.
Lee has won as many as seven races in his career. This includes a spectacular triple win at the Ulster Grand Prix in 2015. He has also won the North West 200 three times. he has also achieved 2 podium finishes in Isle of Man TT.
In 2014 Lee Johnston was involved in a massive crash which happened at that last lap of the 600cc Supersport race. The battle for the first place between Alastair Seeley and Lee saw the crash to happen, Lee had received medical attention after getting hit by Alastair’s bike.
His injury had put his career prospects in jeopardy but he has confirmed that he will return for the 2018 Isle of Man TT. He will be racing for Honda Racing Team alongside 16 times TT winner Ian Hutchinson.
In his helmets, Lee puts on the letters F13K CANCER. It is as part of his involvement with British Cancer Society. He carries those letters ever since his dad was diagnosed with cancer.
Lee Johnston’s helmet has “F13K CANCER” written in it
Image source: Road Racing News