|Spouse||Houston Lillard (divorced)|
Gina Johnson (previously Lillard) is an American socialite, and is best known for being the mother of NBA superstar Damian Lillard.
Life and Family Edit
Gina Johnson was married to Houston Lillard but divorced in 2004. Even though she and Houston are no longer together they remain close friends in support of their children. The couple have three children, Houston (b. 1986), Damian (b. 1990), and La'Nae (b. 1998). All three of her children are current or former athletes: Houston plays football in college; Damian is a member of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers; and La'Nae played basketball at Lakeridge High School.
Johnson currently resides in Portland with her youngest son and daughter. Johnson plays the role of her son's personal manager, chef, housekeeper, voice of reason and more while living with her son during his rookie year in Portland. Her mission: To allow her him to concentrate solely on his NBA Rookie of the Year potential. Meanwhile, she'll take care of everything else.
"I wash his clothes. I cook his food. I handle whatever deals he needs to handle," Johnson said. "Anything. Everything. He doesn't do anything but go to practice. That's all he does. That's it."