Rafer Johnson

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Birth Name: Rafer Lewis Johnson

Occupation: Decathlete

Born In: Hillsboro, Texas, USA

Birthdate: August 18, 1935

Age: 88 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Sexuality: Straight

Rafer Johnson was born on the 18th of August, 1935. He is best known for being a Decathlete. John Wooden was his coach when he played at UCLA. Rafer Johnson’s age is 88. American Olympic decathlete who won gold in the 1960 Rome Olympics and silver in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. He later became a film actor.

The 88-year-old decathlete was born in Hillsboro, Texas, USA. Although he was the only African-American kid in town, he was voted class president in his junior and senior year. He went to UCLA, played for the Los Angeles Rams, and was in the Olympics.

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Rafer Johnson was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Rafer Lewis Johnson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

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It's hard to know Rafer Johnson birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Sunday. People born on a Sunday can often rely on sympathy from others and generally have luck on their side.

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The 88-year-old American was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Pig


Rafer Lewis Johnson attended University of California, Los Angeles.


Rafer Johnson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Rafer Johnson’s parents.

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Rafer Johnson keeps his personal life private. Once more details are available on who he is dating, we will update this section.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Rafer Lewis Johnson
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation

Net Worth

The 88-year-old American decathlete has done well thus far. Majority of Rafer’s money comes from being a decathlete. CelebsMoney has recently updated Rafer Johnson’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Rafer Johnson is a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Rafer Johnson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Rafer Johnson has a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

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Rafer Johnson’s birth sign is Leo and he has a ruling planet of Sun.

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