Johnny Isakson is an United States Senior Senator from Georgia who attained the status of a Senior Senator in 2015. Isakson is a Politician who began what today has extended into a political journey of over 42 years on a losing note. His first electoral contest was in 1974 into the Georgia House of Representatives in an eastern Cobb County district in which he lost. In 1976, he was back on the contest again and this time around he won the election.
Johnny served seven terms in the House and he was Republican Minority leader in the last four of the terms. He was the Republican candidate for the Governor of Georgia but he lost way back in 1990. He also failed in his bid for the 1996 U.S Senate elections. Come 1999 special election, fortune smiled on him as he was duly elected into the U.S Senate. He is currently serving his second term in the Senate.
Johnny Isakson was born three days to the end of year 1944. His birth took place in Atlanta Georgia and he is the son of Julia (née Baker) and Edwin Andrew Isakson. Johnny currently lives in the suburb of Marietta. He was a member of Georgia Air National Guard for six years. He left active service as a staff servant.
Johnny is married to Dianne Davison. Their union is blessed with three children. Though diagnosed with Parkinson disease, he affirmed that it will affect his political plans for 2016.
Johnny attended University of Georgia
Johnny’s net worth is put at $15 million dollars.
Johnny belongs to five major committees in the Senate; he is chairman of three of the committees; he is also a member of a handful sub-committees.
When issues relating to awards are counted, Senator Johnny will sure hold his own; he has received some notable awards; one of such is the legacy award given by Georgia Research Alliance. This is in recognition of what Johnny stood for all through the years of his political life.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 71.
- Date of Birth: 28-12-1944.
- Place of Birth: Atlanta Georgia
- Gender: Male
- Parents: Julia (née Baker) and Edwin Andrew Isakson.
- Siblings: John, Kevin, and Julie.
- Spouse: Dianne Davison.
- Ethnicity/Race: American.
- Nationality: American.