Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson

Movie Actress

Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress. The daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, she made her film debut at age ten with a minor role in the dark comedy film Crazy in Alabama with her mother.

Full Name
Dakota Mayi Johnson
Oct 4, 1989
In a relationship
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Dakota Johnson was born on October 4th, 1989, in Austin, Texas. Her zodiac sign is Libra, and her ethnicity is Caucasian. She is the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, and she has five half-siblings from her parents’ previous marriages. 

    Johnson began her career as a model at the age of twelve. She transitioned to acting in 2006 when she appeared in the film “Crazy in Alabama” alongside her mother. In 2011, she had a small part in the film “The Social Network”. In 2014, Johnson gained worldwide recognition for her role as Anastasia Steele in the romantic drama “Fifty Shades of Grey”. She reprised this role for two sequels which were released in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

In 2015, Johnson starred alongside Rebel Wilson in “How to Be Single” and later that year she portrayed the lead character Susie Bannion in the horror film “Suspiria”. The following year she starred alongside Leslie Mann and Alison Brie in “The Little Hours”. In 2019, Johnson portrayed Dr. Mina Chang in the Marvel superhero movie “Bad Times at El Royale” and also starred alongside Rebel Wilson once again in “Isn't It Romantic”. 

Johnson is set to star as Anastasia Steele once again for an upcoming fourth installment of the Fifty Shades franchise titled “Fifty Shades Freed” which is scheduled to be released sometime during 2021 or 2022.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Dakota Johnson is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 4, 1989, Dakota Johnson was born in Austin, Texas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Acting Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Debuts in her first acting role in the film Crazy in Alabama.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gets Breakout Role in Ben and Kate</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Plays the lead role of Kate Fox and becomes a series regular for the show.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leading Role in Fifty Shades of Grey</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starring as Anastasia Steele in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Cast of How to Be Single</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads the cast of the romantic comedy film How to Be Single.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Cast of Suspiria</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads the cast of Luca Guadagnino's remake of Dario Argento's classic horror film Suspiria.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Cast of The High Note</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads the cast of the music industry drama The High Note.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dakota Johnson is a very talented actress. She has been in numerous films and television shows, and her performances are always captivating. She has a natural charisma that draws audiences in and keeps them engaged with her characters.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dakota Johnson is an incredibly charismatic actress. Her natural charm and wit make her performances memorable, as she is able to portray complex characters with depth and emotion. She has a great sense of humor which often shines through in her work.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Fashionable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Dakota Johnson is a fashion icon who knows how to dress for any occasion. She has been the face of many high fashion campaigns and her style choices are often cited as influential among fans. From red carpets to streetwear, she never fails to look fabulous.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Related to Mel Gibson</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dakota Johnson is distantly related to Mel Gibson, making them 11th cousins once removed.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Has Dual Citizenship</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dakota Johnson was born in the U.S. but also has dual citizenship with Germany, where her mother was born.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Starred in the 50 Shades Franchise</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dakota Johnson starred in the 50 Shades of Grey franchise, playing Anastasia Steele opposite Jamie Dornan's Christian Grey.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Majored in Archaeology</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actress, Dakota Johnson attended college and majored in Archaeology and the Humanities.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Granddaughter of Tippi Hedren</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Dakota Johnson is the granddaughter of iconic actress Tippi Hedren, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.</p></div>


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