Dakota Johnson is a Hollywood actress that got a certain amount of recognition in recent time. Her most well-known role is in the hit movies “Fifty Shades of Gray”. She will star as an Anastasia Steele in all three movies. Also, she appeared on “The Social Network”, “Beastly”, “21 Jump Street”, “The Need for Speed”, and many more.
Plus, she appeared on the commercial for MANGO jeans. Let us present you with more information about this prominent actress.
Dakota Johnson, or Dakota Mayi Johnson which is her full name, is born in Austin, Texas, on the fourth of October 1989. She is the daughter of Melanie Griffith, actress, producer, and director, and Don Johnson, the famous actor, director, singer, songwriter, and producer. Since she was a little girl, she wanted to pursue a career in acting. Surely, she had some help from her parents. She has a brother Jesse Johnson, who is a musician.
She was educated at Colorado`s Aspen Community School. When she was twelve years old, she started modeling in the Teen Vogue magazine. Ultimately, she decided to skip college, because she was interested only in achieving a successful acting career. She had relationships with some influential and famous people like Noah Gersh, Jordan Masterson, and Matthew Hitt.
Shortly after her start her career as a model, she gained the attention of the media because of her popular parents. Her acting career started back in 1999. Her first important role was in the movie “Crazy in Alabama”. After this role, she appeared in many more successful movies. We are going to name only some of them. “All that Glitters”, “Fifty Shades of Grey”, “Fifty Shades Darker”, “Chloe and Theo”, “A Bigger Splash”, “Goats”, “How to be Single”, “The Social Network”, etc.
She appeared on several TV shows. In recent years, she was under some criticism regarding her acting, and some explicit scenes in “Fifty Shades Trilogy”. Both she and her partner Jamie Dornan were criticized for their performances in this Trilogy. Regarding these explicit scenes, she stated just acted what she was asked of her, and that her character was a good one, and that it has a right to choose how she will live. Right now, she is working on several Hollywood projects. Probably the most notable ones are “Fifty Shades Freed” and “Suspiria”.
During her successful acting career, which gave her the opportunity of working on the most popular Hollywood projects, and her modeling career, she accumulated around $7 million. That is her net worth as of January 2020. Plus, she is making around $1 million from the endorsement deals. We can say that her career is just getting started and that we can expect many more successful projects from her. Certainly, she is a talented actress, who can fit in almost any role you give her.
Most Important Awards and Achievements
- 2006 – Miss Golden Globe
- Phoenix Film Critic Society
- Palm Springs International Film Festival
- People Choice Award
- Hollywood Film Awards
- Elle Women
- Worst Screen Combo (with Jamie Dornan)
- Worst Actress