Melanie Griffith Biography


Melanie Griffith is an American actress. She is a mother of three.

More about the relationship

Melanie Griffith was initially in a relationship with Warren Beatty for a brief amount of time. Additionally, she has also dated Jack Nicholson, Ryan O’Neal, and Ricci Martin. She dated actor Don Johnson and later got married to him in January 1976. She has a daughter from this relationship, actress Dakota Johnson.

Griffith married actor Steven Bauer in September 1981. They eventually divorced in 1989. The pair has a son from this marriage, Alexander Griffith-Bauer. Later, in 1994, she was in a relationship with Bryan Kestner. She fell in love and married actor Antonio Banderas on May 14, 1996. She has a daughter from the marriage, Stella del Carmen Banderas who was born on September 24, 1996. Their divorce was finalized in December 2015.

Relationship Facts of Melanie Griffith

  • Melanie Griffith is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Melanie Griffith?

Melanie Griffith is an American actress. She has appeared in movies including ‘Buffalo Girls’, ‘RKO 281’, ‘Shining Through’, ‘Milk Money’, ‘Mulholland Falls’, and ‘Another Day in Paradise’ among others. She is the mother of a famous American actress, Dakota Johnson.

Melanie Griffith’s Early Life, Childhood

Griffith was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York on August 9, 1957, to parents Tippi Hedren and Peter Griffith. Her parents divorced when she was 4 years old.

She became interested in the world of acting in her childhood years and she appeared in commercials when she was just nine months of age. She is of American nationality.

Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Welsh, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, Scottish, Swedish, German, and Norwegian.


Talking about her education, Griffith attended the Hollywood Professional School. She graduated at the age of 16.

Melanie Griffith’s Career, Profession

Griffith initially made her screen debut with a small role as an extra in the 1969 film ‘Smith!’. Additionally, in 1973, she appeared in ‘The Harrad Experiment. Later in 1975, she played the role of Delilah ‘Delly’ Grastner in ‘Night Moves. In addition, in 1975, Griffith appeared as Schuyler Devreaux in ‘The Drowning Pool’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 80 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Griffith has appeared in are ‘The Disaster Artist, ‘The Pirates of Somalia’, ‘The Path’, ‘Hawaii Five-0’, ‘Nerd Herd’, ‘Day Out of Days, ‘Call Me Crazy: A Five Film’, ‘This American Housewife’, ‘Raising Hope’, ‘Hot in Cleveland’, ‘Viva Laughlin’, ‘Twins’, ‘The Night We Called It a Day, ‘Cecil B. DeMented’, ‘Shadow of Doubt’ and ‘Now and Then’ among others. Additionally, Griffith supports the efforts of the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles.


Griffith garnered the prestigious Academy Award nomination in 1989 for her performance in ‘Working Girl. She has also won the Golden Globe Award a total of two times in 1989 and 1975. Additionally, she also garnered the Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 2000. She has won several other awards and all in all, she has 12 wins and 21 nominations to her name as an actress as of now.

Salary, Net Worth

Griffith has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $40 million as of 2022.

Melanie Griffith
Caption: Melanie Griffith Gorgeous Looks ( Source: Daily Express )

Melanie Griffith’s Rumors, Controversy

Griffith’s repeated drug use has brought several controversies along her way over the years. Additionally, the movie that she appeared in ‘Night Moves was termed controversial. She has done several cosmetic surgeries to date for which she has been criticized. At present, there are no rumors concerning her life and career.

Body Measurement

Talking about her body measurement, Griffith has a height of 5 feet 9¼ inches or 176 cm.  Additionally, she weighs around 63 kg or 139 lbs. She has a measurement of 37-27-37 inches or 94-68.5-94 cm. Furthermore, her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue. Her dress size is 8 (US) or 38 (EU) and her dress size is 7.5 (US) or 38 (EU).

Social Media

Griffith is active over social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Instagram and Twitter.

She has more than 140k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 355k followers on Instagram.

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