Kim Johnson is currently a back-up vocalist with the funk group Earth, Wind & Fire.
Kim Johnson grew up in Los Angeles and started out singing in church. She, along with her sisters, have worked with several gospel artists including Andrae Crouch and Shirley Caesar.
Before Earth, Wind & Fire, Kim was in a singing group with her sister Kandy Johnson (Isley) called JS. JS, which stands for the Johnson Sisters, released their debut album, prodouced by R. Kelly, entitled "Ice Cream" in 2003. The Johnson sisters have backed such artists as Michael Jackson, Sting, Christina Aguilera and the Isley Brothers. Singer Ronald Isley took them under his wing and become their manager and introduced them to R. Kelly, who wrote several songs for them.
Kim Johnson also recently took third place in a triathlon in Columbia, SC.