Biography of Dakota Johnson Famous American Actress:

Fifty Shades Film Series famed Dakota Johnson is a famous American actress, producer, and model. She was born in a well-known family on 4 October 1989 in Austin, Texas, United States. She started working as a child star at the age of ten. She made her debut with a little role in the dark comedy film “Crazy in Alabama” in 1999 along with her mother.

Family Of Dakota Johnson:

Fifty Shades fame actress Dakota Mayi Johnson belongs to a showbiz family as her parents are also actors. Her father is Don Johnson, a famous actor and her mother is Melanie Griffith, also an actress. Dakota Johnson’s maternal grandparents Peter Griffith and & Tippi Hedren were also actors of their era.

Name Dakota Mayi Johnson
Born 4 October 1989. Austin, Texas, USA
Occupation Model – Actress
Years active 1999 – present

Don Johnson (Father)

Melanie Griffith (Mother)


Noah Gersh (childhood Friend).

Jordan Masterson.

singer Matthew Hitt (until 2016)

Chris Martin (2017- present)


Jesse Johnson (Half-Brother)

Peter Griffith (GrandFather)

Tippi Hedren (GrandMother)

Tracy Griffith (Aunt)

Dakota Johnson has six step-siblings. She has one brother, Alexander Bauer, and one Sister, Stella Banderas from her mother’s side. From her father’s side, she has three brothers Jesse, Jasper, Deacon, and a half-sister, Grace Johnson.

Actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A.Griffith are Aunt & Uncle of Dakota Johnson. Johnson’s stepfather Antonio Banderas is also a Spanish actor.

Education Of a Dakota Johnson:

As Dakota’s parents were actors, she spent her childhood at various locations & on different film sets. She spent her time in Aspen and Woody Creek where she worked in the local market during her teenage years.

She gets her early education from different schools as she goes to Aspen community School for a short time. She also went to the  Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California & the private New Roads School in Santa Monica California. She graduated from High School.

Dakota Johnson

Personal Life of Dakota Johnson:

Dakota Johnson remains in the news for her & off relationships.  Currently, she is in a relationship with singer Chris Martin. Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin have been in a relationship since 2017. Chris Martin & Dakota Johnson are living in Malibu, California.

Previously She was in a relationship with her childhood friend and musician Noah Gersh. It was her long-term relationship. She also dated actor Jordan Masterson. She remained in a relationship with singer Matthew Hitt for almost two years until 2016. Then she took acting classes until 2008 from her teacher Tom Todoroff.

Career Of Dakota Johnson:

She started her career at the age of ten when she worked in the film Crazy in Alabama along with her mother, Melanie Griffith. In this film she & her sister Stella Banderas played the role of daughters to their real mother in 1999. Dakota Johnson was interested in modeling from the age of twelve. In 2006, She signed with IMG models. In 2009, she was a model for the MANGO brand’s jeans line. In 2011, she shot the “Rising Star” campaign for Australian label wish.

After that, she signed with the William Morris Agency & started her acting career after her graduation. She did minor roles from 1999 to 2014 in various films. She worked in the Oscar-nominated hit film “The Social Network”, also had small roles in “Beastly”, Goats & the Romantic comedy “The Five-Year Engagement”. She did a comedy 21 Jump Street & did a female lead in Date & Switch.

In March 2012, Johnson made her television debut as Kate in the comedy series “Ben & Kate”. In 2013, she also worked in The Office & Need for Speed.


Movie Name Character year Notes
Crazy in Alabama Sondra 1999 Film
The Social Network Amy Ritter 2010 Film
All That Glitters Dianica French 2010 Short Film
Beastly Sloan Hagen 2011 Film
For Ellen Cynthia Cindy Taylor 2012 Film
Goats Minnie 2012 Film
21 Jump Street Fugazy 2012 Film
The Five Year Engagement Audrey 2012 Film
Transit Elizabeth 2012 Short Film
Date and Switch Em 2014 Film
Need For Speed Anita Coleman 2014 Film
Closed Set Leading Lady 2014 Short Film
Fifty Shades Of Grey Anastasia Steele 2015 Film
Cymbeline Imogen 2015 Film
Chloe and Theo Chloe 2015 Film
Black Mass Lindsay Cyr 2015 Film
A Bigger Splash Penelope Lannier 2015 Film
In a Relationship Willa 2015 Short Film
Vale Rachel 2015 Short Film
How to Be Single Alice Kepley 2016 Film
Fifty Shades Darker Anastasia Steele 2017 Film
Fifty Shades Freed Anastasia Steele 2018 Film
Suspiria Susanna Susie Bannion 2018 Film
BedTimes at the El Royale Emily Summerspring 2018 Film
Wounds Carrie 2019 Film
The Peanut Butter Falcon Eleanor 2019 Film
Our Friend Nicole Teague 2019 Film
The Nowhere Inn Herself 2020 Film
The High Note Maggie Sherwood 2020 Film
The Lost Daughter Nina 2021 Film
Am I Ok? Lucy 2022 Produce by Herself
Cha Cha Real Smooth Domino 2022 Produce by Herself
Persuasion Anne Eliot 2022 Not Released Yet
Madame Web Madame Web 2022 Superhero Film


Name Character Year Notes
Ben and Kate Kate Fox 2012-13 One Season, Main Lead
The Office Dakota 2013 “Finale”
Saturday Night Live Host 2015 “Alabama Shakes”

Breakthrough in Dakota Johnson’s career:

In 2015, Dakota Johnson got immense fame from her leading role in the film “Fifty Shades of Gray” as “Ana” Anastasia & brought her international recognition. She won from the roles in the  Fifty Shades film series. This series was a major breakthrough in her career  & then she did various projects such as “Black Mass”, “A Bigger Splash”, “Cymbeline” & “How to Be Single” etc.

She also worked in music videos i.e cover of the song “Unforgettable” & the cover of the song Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You. In 2016, johnson was also invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Ellen DeGeneres show Dakota johnson:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is going to shut from the Tv screen after its drop rating. The rating of the show goes down after the allegations made by the Ellen of the uncomfortable environment at the workplace but people think that the reason behind the show getting off-air is famous actress Dakota Jhonson.

What’s between the Dakota Jhonson & Ellen DeGeneres:

If you do not know about the rift between Dakota & Ellen, So the story is In November 2019, Dakota was at the Show Ellen named “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.

ellen degeneres show dakota johnson

The host started talking about Dakota’s 30th birthday party which was in October. “You turned 30 “, Ellen Stared. “How was the party, I was not invited”Dakota blatantly replied with her now-famous words; “Actually, no That’s not the truth, Ellen”.

Dakota further added that she was on the show last time & you trying to ashamed me for not inviting you. Dakota further said that she didn’t even know you wanted to be invited. At that time I didn’t even know you liked me.

But, at this birthday bash,” I did invite you and you didn’t come”, ask everybody. then during the pickup of the show, the producer confirmed that the host had been invited to the party but had chosen not to attend.

After two years, Dakota appeared on The Drew Barrymore Show, Dakota cracked into laughter when Drew said about the interview with Ellen “amazing & become meme material again.

Production & Direction of Dakota Johnson:

She founded the production company named Tea Time Pictures with Ro Donnely to develop film & tv Projects.  She also made her directorial debut with Cory Bailey from the music video “Cry Cry Cry” featuring her boyfriend Chris Martin.

Dakota Johnson is all set to play a role as “Madame Web” in the superhero film, set in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe.


Dakota Johnson received the Robert Altman Award from the Independent  Spirit Awards, For Fifty Shades series, She won the People’s Choice Award. She was also nominated for two MTV Movie & TV Awards. In 2016, She was also nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Dakota Johnson Net Worth:

Dakota Johnson’s net worth is approximately $14 million.

Dakota johnson Twitter Handle:

dakota johnson twitter

Dakota johnson Twitter handle is @isDakotaJohnson. She has a huge fan Following on Twitter. Her followers are 96.4k as per April 2022.


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