Johnny Baker is a native of Sevier County and the son of Eddie and Jean (Maples) Baker. The Baker’s owned and operated Baker’s Candy Kitchen in Gatlinburg. Johnny grew up in Pigeon Forge, attended Pigeon Forge Elementary school and Sevier County High School. Johnny worked in the hospitality industry growing up, then John Sevier Savings and Loan, the FSLIC, overnight rentals and hotels. In 2011 he joined Ole Smoky Moonshine, his current employer.
Johnny serves on the advisory board of the East Tn. Foundation, Sevier County fund which started after the fires of 2016, 2015 Leadership Sevier, and is currently finishing a (2) year term on the board of Tennessee Motorcoach Association.
Johnny is married to Debbie Newman Baker and is the Dad of Logan and Rebecca Baker.