Don Johnson is a popular American actor who is additionally a singer, songwriter, producer, and also a director. Initially, Don Johnson was aspiring to be a professional bowler though this changed once he began being involved in theatre programs in his school. He is currently best known on his appearance in a TV series known as ‘Miami Vice’ through which he played the role of James “Sonny” Crockett which made his popularity rise within a very short period of time. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Don Johnson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Don Johnson was born on 15th December in the year 1949 in Flat Creek Missouri. He got born to his parents by the name Nell/Eva Johnson, his mother who was a beautician and his father by the name of Fred Johnson who was a farmer. The family later migrated to Wichita, Kansas while Don was just 6 years and he then got raised from this place.
Don Johnson enrolled to South High School from which he commenced bit of his career by participating in several plays such as ‘The Hullabaloo,’ ‘Burnt Cork and Melody’, and ‘West Side Story.’ He then later graduated from this school in the year 1967 after which he then joined the University of Kansas where he stayed for a short period of time after which he then changed to move to the American Conservatory Theatre to study drama which is located in San Francisco.
Don Johnson has married five times in which his first two wives’ names are not yet known. These two marriages, however, occurred in the 1960s. After this, he married Melanie Griffith in the year 1976 though they separated after six months. He then also had another relationship with Pamela Des Barres after which he then dated Patti D’Arbanville whom they have one son. They broke up and then he then got into another relationship with Barbra Streisand but separated in 1988 after which they then reconciled back with Melanie Griffith but separated in 1996. He then later married Kelly Phleger whom they have three children together.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Don Johnson commenced his career in the year 1989 through appearing in a stage production known as Fortune and Men’s Eyes which on its success led to an appearance in a film known as The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart in 1970. In addition to this, he also featured in other films such as Roses, Lollipops, and Talangka in the year 1974.
Other films he has appeared in include; The Hot Spot, Cease Fire, Paradise, Return to Macon County, Paradise, Guilty as Sin, Born Yesterday, Machete, Goodbye Lover, Cold in July, Django Unchained, The Other Woman, Brawl in Cell Block 99 as well as Alex of Venice. Don Johnson has also made some guest appearances in films such as The Rebels and From Here to Eternity in 1979 from which he then got cast in the Miami Vice in the year 1984. This became the root of his popularity after which he became an executive producer as well as an actor in the year 1996 in the Nash Bridges among other television shows in which he was featured.
Don Johnson has won several awards following his success such as the Saturn Award, Golden Globe Award, APBA Offshore World Cup and he has also been nominated in several awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Don Johnson has an estimated net worth of $45 Million. This is from the fortunate earning he has made from his wonderful and successful career line in which he has been able to make a bounteous net worth. This is from the appearances he has made in different television shows as well as films.
Being one of the most popular actors in the world, Don Johnson has gained much success as an actor with his fame lying in the Miami Vice. On his popularity, he has also made an appearance in the WWE Raw as a guest host. In addition to this, he also has two music albums making him be diverse.