Dakota Johnson – Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson. She had her screen debut alongside her mother in the comedy-drama Crazy in Alabama (1999) and was named Miss Golden Globe in 2006. Following high school graduation, she returned to acting with roles in the films The Social Network (2010), Beastly (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), and Need for Speed (2014). She also starred in the short-lived Fox comedy series Ben and Kate (2012–2013).
Her maternal grandparents are advertising executive and former child actor Peter Griffith and actress Tippi Hedren, and she is the half-niece of actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A. Griffin. Her former stepfather is actor Antonio Banderas. She has six half-siblings; four on her father’s side, including actor Jesse Johnson, and two on her mother’s side.
She received international recognition in 2015 after landing the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the romantic drama Fifty Shades of Grey, which catapulted her to fame and earned her the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress and a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination. The same year, she took part in Black Mass and A Bigger Splash. She also starred in the romantic comedy How to Be Single (2016), and reprised her role as Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker (2017) and Fifty Shades Freed (2018).
In answer to the questions regarding her stance on gender rights with respect to her role in Fifty Shades, Johnson stated: "I'm proud of the movie. I completely disagree with people who think Ana's weak. I think she's actually stronger than he is. Everything she does is her choice. And if I can be an advocate for women to do what they want to do with their bodies and not be ashamed of what they want, then I'm all for that."
She was an avid dancer as a child. She became interested in modelling at age 12 after a photo shoot with children of other celebrities for Teen Vogue. In 2006, Johnson signed with IMG Models. Though acting is her primary work, she has since modelled for MANGO brand's jeans line in 2009 and shot the "Rising Star" campaign for Australian fashion label Wish in 2011.
|Birth Name||Dakota Mayi Johnson|
|Date of Birth||4 October 1989|
|Age||28 years (as of 2017)|
|Place of Birth||Austin, Texas, United States|
|Currently living in||Unknown|
|Parents||Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson|
|Height||5 foot 7 inches or 171 cm or 1.71 m|
|Profession||Actress and model|
|Education||Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California and then New Roads School in Santa Monica, California|
|Star / Zodiac sign||Libra|
|Best known for films||The Social Network and Fifty Shades of Grey|
|Awards||Elle Women in Hollywood in 2015,|
Ensemble of the Year in 2010,
Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress in 2016