Dakota Johnson is an American actress and singer. She is the daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. In 1999, Dakota made her film debut at the age of 10 with a minor role in the dark comedy film Crazy in Alabama with her mother. After graduating from high school, she started auditioning for positions in Los Angeles and shape into a nominal part of the Social Network.
|Date of Birth||October 4th, 1989(32years)|
|Annual Salary||$2 Million|
Personal life (Dakota Johnson)
Dakota Johnson was formerly engaged in a long-term relationship with her childhood sweetheart, musician Noah Gersh, and actor Jordan Masterson. She also dated Matthew Hitt, who was the vocalist of Welsh Indie rock band Drowners, intermittently for close to 2 years until 2016. Dakota Johnson has been in a relationship with an English musician and singer, Chris Martin since October 2017. They live in Malibu, California.
Dakota is a tattoo lover and has been named a brand ambassador for luxury fashion brand ‘Gucci’.
She teamed with 300 women in Hollywood to set up the Time’s Up initiative to defend women from harassment and prejudice, in 2018.
In November 2020, it was declared that she became an investor and co-creative director of Maude, a sexual wellness brand.
Early Life Of Dakota Johnson
Dakota Johnson was born on the 4th of October 1989 in Austin, Texas. Growing up in a family of actors, as the daughter of Hollywood’s top list Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson might sound like a childhood dream come true. But her parents were singled out in her life and both of them grieved seriously from material abuse issues.
Her father Don earned popularity in the enterprise for playing the role of James Crockett in the 80s hit TV series titled Miami Vice while her mother Melanie rose to notoriety for her role in the 1988 film Working Girl.
When Dakota was born, her father Don was shooting the film The Hot Spot. Not only is Dakota the daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith but she is also the granddaughter of Tippi Hedren who had a career-defining role back in the 60s with the film The Birds.
After the divorce of her parents, Dakota turned to her stepfather of two decades Antonio Banderas to find a sense of normality. Dakota grew up alongside 6 siblings, 2 from her mom and 4 from her dad.
Dakota says that she was eager to accomplish success from a tender age and was perhaps motivated by the film sets she grew up on all around the world. Her incorrigible band carried on into high school where she attended an all-girls Catholic Boarding school named Santa Catalina School in Monterey for one year.
While studying at the school, she met a girl named Justine and they became best friends bonding over books, music, and grunge. Dakota was also a student at the Aspen Community School, in Colorado. She wanted to make a profession in acting, she was missing college to focus on acting, but her father cut her off wanting her to know what it requires to stand on her own feet.
Growing up on the sets of productions, she toured a lot all around the world with her parents and also got an opportunity to play roles in various shows. Despite this, Dakota battled a lot with a diagnosis of ADHD and due to her traveling in different countries, she changed schools all through her early life. From the age of 14, she found herself in a recession which finally led her to go into restoration in the year 2007.
Career (Dakota Johnson)
At the age of 12, Dakota Johnson began her modeling career showing up in various commercials and covers of magazines. She starred with the kids of other celebs in Teen Vogue. She wanted to quit school to maintain her acting career but her parents demanded she first complete her studies. After graduating from high school she went on to attend Juilliard School but was denied.
After some years in modeling and a character in the film Crazy in Alabama which was directed by her stepfather, Antonio Banderas, and starred her mother Melanie Griffith. Dakota would kick off her acting career as a co-ed engaged in some bedtime aerobics with Justin Timberlake in David Fincher’s film The Social Network.
Subsequently showing up in Crazy in Alabama, she attained popularity and was determined to follow her career more extremely in the modeling industry. After her breakthrough in acting, she completed modeling work for “Mango jeans”. In 2006 Dakota got an invitation to sign her first modeling deal from IMG Models. Soon she started attending acting lessons.
Ever Since then, Dakota Johnson has acted in more than 20 films in the last decade involving projects like Beastly, For Ellen, Goats, the series 21 Jump Street, and The Five-Year Engagement. After playing small roles in various films and series, Dakota finally got her first lead role in the American teen film titled Date and Switch in 2012. Around this time she also appeared in Ben and Kate before the show was abolished after its first season.
Dakota then continued to play small roles in several movies including Need for Speed as well as the television show called The Office.
Breakthrough (Dakota Johnson)
The greatest turning point of her career came in 2015 when she became the cast of the popular series Fifty Shades of Grey in which she played the role of Anastasia Steele. From big-budget comedies to heartfelt series, and even an incredibly artsy remake of the horror movie Suspiria, Dakota has virtually done it all over her moderately short career.
Net Worth Of Dakota Johnson
As of 2022, Dakota Johnson’s Net Worth is totaled to be around $14 million. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood and has earned a lot of stardom for her roles in hit films and series. The preponderance of her income comes from the film industry such as films, TV shows, and series, as well as her production company in which the actress already achieved a huge chunk of money.