American actress, producer, and model Dakota Mayi Johnson was born on October 4, 1989. She made her acting debut at age ten in a supporting role alongside her mother in the dark comedy Crazy in Alabama (1999), which was played by actresses Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith.
How much is Dakota Johnson Net Worth?
Dakota Johnson is a model and actress who has a $14 million net value. She is best recognized for her role as the main lead in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” series. She has portrayed many distinct characters in different genres over the years.
Early Life of Dakota Johnson:
On October 4, 1989, Dakota Johnson was born in Austin, Texas. She belonged to an acting family because her parents are well-known actors.
Mostly her childhood was spent on shootings or movie sets with her parents, who played different characters. She could not get roots for a very long time, which impacted her sense of stability. At an early age, she was suffering from ADHD. Later, she accepted that she was struggling with depression at the age of 14, and ultimately, she had to go to a rehabilitation center in 2007.
Dakota Johnson Family:
Don Johnson is her father who was starring as James Crockett in the 80’s series Miami Vice. Her mother Melanie Griffith was featured in 1988’s movie Working Girl. Her maternal grandparents are also associated with the entertainment world, and they are former actors. As well, she has siblings; one of them is actor Jesse Johnson.
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Dakota Johnson’s Career:
Dakota started her career as a model. at the age of 12, she was attracted to modeling and seen in “Teen Vogue” along with other fame stars children. Her parents compelled her to complete high school studies before starting her career in acting. However, from a very young age, Dakota was interested in acting. After completing high school, she pursued her acting dreams. She made her debut in 1991 with the film “Crazy in Alabama,” directed by her stepfather, Antonio Banderas (The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard).
After that, she did many modeling projects with IMG models, MANGO Jeans and took her modeling career more seriously. On the other side, she also started acting classes. She signed for a lead role in 2012 in Date and Switch. She was also featured as a cast of the Ben and Kate series in the same year. She also did various minor roles in several movies and series, including The Office, Need for Speed.
But the real breakthrough in her career was “Fifty Shades of Grey,” in which she appeared as Anastasia Steele. This movie was one of the highest-grossing R-rated movies of all time. After the success of this movie, she got many movies in 2015, such as Black Mass, A Bigger Splash, and Cymbeline. In 2018, she was seen in the supernatural horror movie “Suspiria” and the thriller movie “Bad Times at the El Royale.” She was applauded for her role in Suspiria and took dance training for this role.
In 2020, she began her production company TeaTime Pictures and made her directorial debut with a music video of Coldplay’s Cry Cry Cry and starred her boyfriend Chris Martin. Meanwhile, she is also continuing her acting career and getting praise from critics and her fans.
Dakota Johnson’s Upcoming Projects:
Dakota Johnson will appear in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directed movie The Lost Daughter, based on Elena Ferrante’s novel. Also, feature in Stephanie Allyne and Tig Notaro’s Am I Ok? Her other upcoming projects are a Netflix adaptation of novelist Jane Austen’s Persuasion, Helmer Cooper Raiff’s Cha Cha Real Smooth, and Elaine May’s Crackpot. Moreover, she is going to perform and produce an Amazon Studios mockumentary series, Rodeo Queens directed by Carrie Brownstein.
Dakota Johnson’s Relationships:
Dakota Dated several artists, including Jordan Masterson and Noah Gresh. Also, she was in a relationship with Drowners rock band’s singer Matthew Hitt. She started dating musician Chris Martin in 2017.
Salary from Fifty Shades Franchise:
There’s a report she didn’t get much from the original movie of fifty shades. She earned only $250,000 from the franchises’ first part. She talked about a 7-figure salary for the franchise’s next two movies, which means how successful the movie was at the box office.
Dakota Johnson’s Real Estate:
Dakota Johnson bought a property in Hollywood Hills for $3.55 million in 2016. The house is situated among several villas purchased by other popular personalities, and famous architect Carl Maston built this house in 1947.
Dakota Johnson Social Appearance:
Dakota Johnson has become one of Hollywood’s popular celebs after getting fame from the Fifty Shades of Grey Franchise. As of 2022, Dakota Johnson’s net worth is approx. $14 million.