Bumpy Johnson Net Worth


Ellsworth Raymond Johnson popularly known as Bumpy Johnson is an American Crime Boss in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. He has an estimated net worth of $100 Million as of the 2021 update.

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How much is Bumpy Johnson’s net worth in 2021 ?

According to our research networth202.com, The famous American crime boss popularly known as Bumpy Johnson has an estimated net worth of $100 Million as if the 2021 update.

Biography of Bumpy Johnson

Biography of Bumpy Johnson


Ellsworth Raymond Johnson was born on the 31st of October 1905 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, and died on the 7th of July  1968 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.

Criminal career

Johnson was a close associate of the numbers Queen Madame Stephanie St. Clair. He became St . Clair’s main lieutenant during the 1930s. Johnson as well as St. Clair aimed to launch an armed conflict with New York mob boss Dutch Schultz. The war resulted into over 40 deaths as well as numerous kidnappings. In the end, the battle on their final stage was ended by a compromise with Johnson.

In 1952 Johnson’s actions were reported in the section devoted to celebrities of Jet. The is the year Johnson got 15 years in prison on the conviction of a drug conspiracy linked to heroin. A year later Jet published in their crime report that Johnson was sentenced to prison after winning an appeal. Johnson served the majority of the sentence at Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay, California as inmate No. 1117. He then was discharged in the year 1963 under parole.

Johnson was detained over 40 times and was sentenced to two prison sentences for narcotics related charges. On December 15, 1965 Johnson held a sit-down protest at the police station and refused to leave in protest against their ongoing surveillance. Johnson was charged with “refusal to leave a police station” but was later cleared by an arbitrator.

Personal life

He was married to Mayme Hatcher, in the month of October 1948. only 6 months following their initial encounter. Johnson owned two children, Ruthie and Elease, one of them from a different relationship. His wife passed away in May 2009 at age 94.

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His death

Johnson was the subject of an indictment in the United States for drug-related conspiracy at the time of his death from cardiac failure due to congestive on the afternoon of July 7 1968 aged 62. Johnson was in the Wells Restaurant located in Harlem at around 2 a.m. The waitress was serving the man coffee and a leg of chicken and hominy grits after which he fell, clutching his chest. The body is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City.

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