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Don Johnson Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Children, Height,

Don Johnson Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Children, Height,

Donald Johnson widely known as Don, is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter.

Don’s Early Life

Don Johnson was born on December 15, 1949, in Flat Creek Missouri. His birth name is Donald Wayne Johnson. As of 2019, he is 70 years old under the zodiac sign Sagittarius. He is the son of Wayne Fred Johnson(father )was a farmer while his mother Nell/Eva Johnson was a beautician.

Don Johnson when he was young
Caption: Don Johnson when he was young

Other Family Members

Don holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, remote Dutch, and French Huguenot. When he was six, the family moved to Wichita, Kansas. He has 4 siblings, 2 brothers Casey Johnson, and Greg Johnson, and 2 sisters Deanne Johnson and Linda Johnson.

He attended Wichita South High School. Then he attended the University of Kansas in Lawrence. He also studied drama at the American Conservatory Theater.

Who is Don Johnson Married to?

Don Johnson had previously dated reality TV presenter Danielle Staub for a short time. Later he also dated the American model Donna Rice. Since 1971 he is with Pamela Des Barres together. They spent a year together and parted ways in 1972. In 1976, he was in a brief relationship with American actress Lynn Whitfield. In 1978 he had an affair with the Canadian singer Tanya Tucker.

Johnson’s first two marriages split within a few days. There is no information about his first two wives. He was engaged to Melanie Griffith on her 18th birthday and later married in January 1976. However, she divorced in July. They have a daughter from the marriage. In 1980 he was in a relationship with Sally Adams. From 1981 to 1985 he lived with the actress Patti D’Arbanville. The couple has a son, Jesse Wayne Johnson.

Don Johnson with his family
Caption: Don Johnson with his family

In addition, Johnson has also dated Donya Fiorentino, Cybill Shepherd, Barbra Streisand, Tracy Richman, Alexandra Kabi, Jeanne Anderson, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, and Sofia Gucci. He is currently married. Since November 1997 he is with the American celebrity Kelley Phleger. They later married on April 29, 1999. They have three children Grace Johnson, Jasper Breckenridge Johnson, and Deacon.

Don has earned a massive amount of money throughout his career. Therefore the evaluation of his net worth at $40 million dollars. In 2006, rumors spread that Don had trouble keeping up with a $10.6 million mortgage on his 17-acre Aspen Colorado Ranch.

In May 2008, a bank was allegedly on the property 24 hours before the foreclosure. Just a few hours before the official start of the foreclosure, Don paid the bank $14.5 million in debt to save his property.

Moreover, in 2010, Don Rysher Entertainment, the production company that produced his show Nash Bridges, sued. In the lawsuit, Don claimed that Rysher had not paid him the syndication profits to which he was entitled as the 50% owner of the show’s copyright.

In July 2010, a jury joined Johnson and awarded him $23.2 million. Rysher initially announced that they would appeal the verdict, but in 2013, Johnson paid $19 million.

Johnson has appeared in a TV commercial and also a brand endorsement for Pepsi (1986), Diet Coke (1989), Bavaria Beer(the early 90s), and Nike Footwear (2010) with LeBron James. Johnson and his wife have been officially confirmed that the couple bought a $14.9 million home together.

Don Johnson’s Rumors, Controversy

Johnson has been linked to several rumors throughout his career. Over the years he has been implicated in relationships with Nancy Pfister, Jennifer Connelly, and Yasmine Bleeth. In addition, he was involved in several controversies because of his legal problems. He was charged with being involved in money laundering in 2002.

Don Johnson
Caption: Don Johnson(Photo: Zimbio)

What is the Height of Don Johnson

Despite being 70 years old Don has an attractive body figure. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)and weighs 86 kg. He has blonde hair color as well as green eyes color.

Don Johnson’s Career

  • Johnson initially appeared in the stage production of “Fortune and Men’s Eyes”.
  • In 1970, he starred as Stanley Sweetheart in The Magic Garden of 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, he appeared in 1972 in the television series “The Bold Ones: The New Doctors”. Similarly, Johnson appeared in 1972 in the television series “Young Dr. Kildare”. Since then he has appeared in numerous other films and television series. Overall, he has over 85 credits as an actor.
  • Johnson won the 1986 Golden Globe Award for his appearance in Miami Vice.
  • He received the same nomination in 1987. Don was also nominated in 1985 for the Primetime Emmy Award.
  • He also won the ShoWest Award and the TV Land Award.
  • Overall, he has 6 wins and 8 nominations for his name as an actor.