Don Johnson Biography

(actor, director, producer, singer)

Don Johnson is a multitalented and inspiring personality

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Don Johnson previously dated reality TV host Danielle Staub for a brief amount of time. Later, he also dated American Model Donna Rice. He began dating Pamela Des Barres in 1971.

They spent a year together and later separated in 1972. In 1976, he was in a brief relationship with American actress Lynn Whitfield. In 1978, he had a fling with Canadian singer Tanya Tucker.

Johnson’s first two marriages were annulled within a matter of days. There is no information regarding his first two wives.

He was engaged to Melanie Griffith on her 18th birthday and later married in January 1976. However, they divorced in July.

They have a daughter from the marriage, actress Dakota Johnson. In 1980, he was in a relationship with Sally Adams. From 1981 to 1985, he lived with actress Patti D’Arbanville. The pair has a son, Jesse Wayne Johnson.

Furthermore, Don has also dated Donya Fiorentino, Cybill Shepherd, Barbra Streisand, Tracy Richman, Alexandra Kabi, Kari Whitman, Jeanne Anderson, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, and Sofia Gucci.

Currently, he is a married man. He began dating the American socialite Kelley Phleger in November 1997.

They later married on April 29, 1999. They have three children together, Atherton Grace Johnson, Jasper Breckenridge, and Deacon.

Relationship Facts of Don Johnson

  • Don Johnson is married to Kelley Phleger {Compare Couple}.
  • Don Johnson married on April 29, 1999.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 259 days 💑
  • He is father of Five (Dakota Johnson, Jesse Johnson, Grace Johnson, Jasper Johnson, Deacon Johnson).
  • Don Johnson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Don Johnson?

Don Johnson is a Golden Globe-winning American actor, director, producer, singer, and songwriter.

He portrayed the role of James “Sonny” Crockett in the 1980s TV series ‘Miami Vice’. Additionally, he has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Don Johnson: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Don Johnson was born in Flat Creek Township, Missouri on December 15, 1949, to parents Nell and Wayne Fred Johnson. His mother was a beautician and his father was a farmer.

He was intrigued by the world of movies since his childhood years and hence he later took part in the high school’s theatre program.

He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, remote Dutch, and French Huguenot.


Talking about his education, Johnson attended and graduated from Wichita South High School.

Additionally, he also attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Furthermore, he studied drama at the American Conservatory Theater.

Don Johnson: Career, Profession

Don Johnson Johnson initially appeared in the stage production of ‘Fortune and Men’s Eyes’.

In 1970, he appeared in ‘The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart’ as Stanley Sweetheart which was his first professional role. He played the role of Matthew in ‘Zachariah’ and Frank in ‘Lollipops, Roses, and Talangka’ in 1971.

Next, in 1972, he appeared in the TV series ‘The Bold Ones: The New Doctors’. Similarly, Johnson also appeared in the TV series ‘Young Dr. Kildare’ in 1972.

Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, he has over 85 credits as an actor.

Some other movies and television series that Johnson has appeared in are ‘LA to Vegas’, ‘Sick Note’, ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99’, ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’, ‘Blood & Oil’, ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’, ‘Alex of Venice’, ‘Eastbound & Down’, ‘Glenn Martin DDS’, ‘Machete’, ‘Just Legal’, ‘Nash Bridges’, ‘Tin Cup’ and ‘The Hot Spot’ among many others.


Additionally, he has 7 credits as a producer, 2 credits as a director, and 8 credits for soundtracks. Furthermore, he also has 1 credit as a writer.

Apart from his career in the show business, Johnson has also released two studio albums titled ‘Heartbeat’ and ‘Let It, Roll’. He also scored his first motorsports victory in 1986 in a 1,100-mile powerboat race.


Johnson won the Golden Globe Award in 1986 for his performance in ‘Miami Vice’. He also garnered the same award nomination in 1987. Additionally, he also garnered the Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1985.

Furthermore, he has won the ShoWest Award and TV Land Award. All in all, he has 6 wins and 8 nominations to his name as an actor.

Salary, Net Worth

Johnson has not revealed his current salary. However, Don Johnson has an estimated net worth of around $50 million at present.

Don Johnson: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Don Johnson has been linked with several rumors throughout his career. Over the years, he has been rumored to have been involved in relationships with Nancy Pfister, Jennifer Connelly, and Yasmine Bleeth.

Furthermore, he has also been involved in several controversies due to his legal problems. He was accused of being involved in money laundering in 2002.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Don Johnson has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m).

Additionally, he weighs around 86 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is blonde and his eye color is green.

Social Media

Don is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 31k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 226k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 89k followers.


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