Donnie Wayne ‘Don’ Johnson
Don, Johnson, The Don, DJ
Flat Creek, Missouri, USA
Los Angeles, California
Don attended Wichita South High School in Kansas. After graduating from Wichita in 1967, he was enrolled at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. Johnson went on to study drama at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco.
Actor, producer, director, singer, songwriter
- Father – Wayne Fred Johnson (Farmer)
- Mother – Nell Johnson (Beautician)
- Siblings – Linda Johnson (Sister), Casey Johnson (Brother), Greg Johnson (Brother)
- Others – Darlene Johnson (Stepmother), Deanne Johnson (Half-Sister)
Don is signed to Patricola Lust Public Relations.
Rock, Pop Rock
Epic Records, Sony Music Entertainment
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
But, his fans consider him more of a 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm.
86 kg or 190 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Don Johnson dated –
- Danielle Staub – Don had an encounter with the reality TV host Danielle Staub.
- Donna Rice – Don also had an encounter with the American model Donna Rice.
- Nancy Pfister – RUMOR
- Pamela Des Barres (1971–1972) – Don started dating Pamela Des Barres in 1971. The couple spent a year together before they parted ways.
- Lynn Whitfield (1976) – Don dated the American actress Lynn Whitfield for a short period.
- Tanya Tucker (1978) – Johnson also dated the Canadian singer Tanya Tucker.
- Patti D’ Arbanville (1981-1985) – Don and Patti were together for 4 years before they split up. They have one child Jesse James, born on December 7, 1982.
- Donya Fiorentino (1983) – Don had an encounter with Donya Fiorentino. At that time the actor was 34 and Donya was only 16.
- Cybill Shepherd (1985) – Johnson had an encounter with the American actress Cybill Shepherd.
- Barbra Streisand (1988) – Johnson was in a short relationship with the American singer Barbra Streisand.
- Melanie Griffith (1972-1976; 1988-1995) – Don met Melanie on the set of the movie The Harrad Experiment in 1972. They were dating for 15 years before they got married on June 26, 1989. Don and Melanie split in 1995 and officially separated on February 2, 1996. Don and Melanie have a child Dakota Mayi (born on October 4, 1989).
- Jennifer Connelly (1989) – RUMOR
- Tracy Richman (1991) – Don dated the TV presenter Tracy Richman for a brief period.
- Alexandra Kabi (1995) – Don dated the beautiful French model Alexandra Kabi.
- Kari Whitman (1995) – Don started dating the American model Kari Whitman.
- Jeanne Anderson (1995-1996) – Don dated the actress Jeanne Anderson for a year.
- Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (1997) – Don dated the American actress Jodi Lyn O’ Keefe in 1997.
- Yasmine Bleeth (1998) – RUMOR
- Sofia Gucci (2006) – Despite being married, he had an encounter with the Romanian porn star Sofia Gucci. The couple met on the set of Bacardi in southern Italy and spent a romantic night together.
- Kelley Phleger (1997-Present) – Don started dating the American socialite Kelley Phleger in November 1997. After two years spent in a relationship, Don and Kelly got married on April 29, 1999. Don and Kelly have 3 children together, Atherton Grace Johnson (born December 28, 1999), Jasper Breckenridge (born June 6, 2000) and Deacon (born April 29, 2006).
Race / Ethnicity
- Blue eyes
- Specific smile
- Blonde hair
Don’s body specifications like chest, arms or biceps, and waist information are not known.
Don has appeared in a TV commercial for Pepsi (1986), Diet Coke (1989), Bavaria Beer (the early 90s) and Nike Footwear (2010) with LeBron James.
Don Johnson’s religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
His roles as James ‘Sonny’ Crockett in the TV series Miami Vice (1984 – 1990) and Nash Bridges (1996 – 2001).
Johnson first appeared in the movie The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart in 1970. The movie is about campus unrest in which Don Johnson played the role of Stanley Sweetheart.
First TV Show
Johnson first appeared on television back in 1971 in the TV series Serge. He played the role of Deloy Coopersmith in one episode.
Heartbeat is Johnson’s debut album that was released on November 11, 1986 by Epic Records. The album consists of 10 tracks and its length is 42 minutes and 16 seconds. The title track ‘Heartbeat‘ reached the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
Don Johnson never exercised.
Don Johnson Favorite Things
Don’s favorite things are not known.
Don Johnson Facts
- When Don was born, his mother was 19 and his father 17.
- When he was six, his family moved to Wichita, Kansas.
- As a kid, Don wanted to become a professional bowler.
- During the late 60s and 70s, Don had two marriages that were annulled.
- He is an ex-son-in-law of Peter Griffith and Tippi Hedren.
- Don has a family in Colorado and he often celebrates Christmas with them.
- A music group from Finland known as Don Johnson Big Band is named after him.
- He often vacationed in the Tuscany area of Italy.
- He owns a small island on the south coast of Vietnam.
- In 1988, Don won the APBA Offshore World Cup in Superboat class.
- As an appreciation of his work in the series Miami Vice, Don was gifted a Ferrari Testarossa by Enzo Ferrari.
- Most of the times, Johnson used to come to the Miami Vice (1984-1990) set in his boat, which was called My Vice.
- He is a Democrat.
- Don is good friends with the well-known actor Nick Nolte.
- You can follow Don on his Twitter.