Former Bachelorette, Emily Maynard Johnson could comfortably be described as a larger-than-life personality. She is best known for her appearances on the dating game shows, The Bachelor in 2011 and The Bachelorette in 2012. Emily has lived through a life chronicled by loss, pain, and despair. Thankfully, she has courageously survived all her woes.
Just a few years after her dating game adventures, she finally found love. Here’s all you must know about Emily Maynard Johnson and her husband.
Emily Maynard Johnson – Who Is She?
Emily Maynard Johnson is not just a Bachelorette alum although she came into the limelight following her appearance on the reality TV series. Besides her on-screen persona, she is a wife, a mother, an author, an event planner, a businesswoman, and a vlogger.
Johnson first came into the world on February 1, 1986, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Before her TV fame, she was a volunteer at the Levine Children’s Hospital and the Hendrick Marrow program. She is also the writer of I Said Yes: My Story of Heartbreak, Redemption and True Love and has her own jewelry line.
Emily was first introduced to the dating game show in 2011 as a contestant on season 15 of The Bachelor and also starred on the Bachelorette. She was engaged twice on the shows though neither of the relationships lasted longer than a commercial break.
In her first stint on the reality TV series, she won the final rose and became engaged to Brad Womack, a two-time Bachelor, in 2011 but they split shortly after. She became engaged for the second time in 2012, this time to the season winner of the Bachelorette, Jef Holm, a skateboard entrepreneur. This was not to last either as it ended a few months later.
Emily Maynard Johnson’s love story is one that is quite interesting. She has been in three relationships where she never walked down the aisle although she was engaged in all. She would have been long married and possibly not known to us as The Bachelorette as there would be no need to appear on the show had an unfortunate accident not taken her fiance out. The reality TV personality was engaged to NASCAR racer, Ricky Hendrick who died on October 24, 2004, in a plane crash six months after they got engaged.
Shortly after his death, Emily found out that she was pregnant with their daughter. She had her daughter on June 29, 2005, and named her Josephine Riddick “Ricki” Hendrick, after her late father.
In The Bachelor (season 15), she got engaged to Womack and subsequently to Holm in The Bachelorette (season 8).
Several years away from her Bachelor’s adventures, Emily finally found a place to call home, a heart to call hers in the most appropriate of places we would add — the church, and in her hometown too. Sometimes, what we are looking for so far away could be right under our noses. She found the real deal after two failed relationships and at a time she thought she would be a single mom forever.
She met Tyler Johnson, her husband before being The Bachelorette. As she revealed in her book, Tyler suggested that they go out if she wasn’t engaged after the show, but she was, twice. When all of the engagements died down. it was Emily who eventually asked him out. They picked up where they left off in a really smooth sail. At long last, Emily Maynard tied the knot, for the first time in her life, with Tyler on June 7, 2014, and since then they have been living together happily ever after.
All You Must Know About Emily and Her Husband
Tyler Johnson is an automotive management consultant. He is an alumnus of Wingate University where he played college football and also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. According to his LinkedIn profile, he is a general manager at Hendrick Automotive Group in Charlotte, North Calorina. He joined the group in 2013 and has held the position since July 2016.
The duo has three sons. Their first, Jennings Tyler was born on July 16, 2015, while they welcomed his brother, Gibson Kyle on September 16, 2016. In two and half years, they became a parent to their third boy, Gatlin Avery who arrived in the pack on November 12, 2017.
With three tots full of energy and activities, Emily certainly has a great deal of work on her hands raising them and could need all the help she can get. Nevertheless, she has her older child Ricki who dotes on her younger brothers and, her husband who she describes as the best dad ever, to help out.