Dakota Johnson | Biography

A third-generation starlet, Dakota Johnson is a skilled actress, inheriting her family’s acting skills. Hailed from showbiz family, Dakota Johnson is daughter of actress Melanie Griffith and actor Don Johnson. Her grandparents are Peter Griffith, a child actor, award winning actress Tippi Hedren. Dakota was born on 4th of October 1989 in Austin, Texas. She attended Aspen Community School. Before transferring to New Roads School, she went to Santa Catalina School. As a child, Dakota was an ardent dancer. She discovered her love for modeling at age 12 after being shot along with other celebrities’ children for Teen Vogue.

Moving into the personal life of Dakota Johnson, her relationship with actor Jordan Masterson came to an end in 2014 after being together for three years. Following her breakup, rumor of her seeing actor/ producer Benedict Cumberbatch hit the market in December 2013. Currently she is dating Drowners fame singer Matthew Hitt. She is still unmarried. Genetically blessed with beautiful features, Dakota has never undergone the surgeon knives to enhance her beauty in any unnatural way. Big hearted American actress has been part of a number of charity programs.

Dakota Johnson entered the film industry with her debut movie “Crazy in Alabama”, where she portrayed daughter of her real-life mother. Her then-stepfather, Antonio Banderas was the director of the movie. However the movie could not grab much attention. Before taking acting professionally, she resumed her education and waited some year. In the year 2006, she was crowned the title of “Miss Golden Globe”. The same year signed a contract with IMG Models. In 2009, she became face of Mango Brand’s jeans line. She then travelled to Australia and the campaign for the fashion line “Wish”. Upon her graduation, Dakota signed with the agency called “William Morris Agency” and began her acting career. In 2010, she appeared in “The Social Network”. The movie managed to earn admiration from audiences and eventually became her very first hit movie. In the movie, Dakota had a scene with veteran Justin Timberlake. The movie received 8 Oscar nominations.  She as well managed to appear in 3 additional movies “Beastly”, starring Mary – Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens; Ezna Sands’ movie “Chloe and Theo”; and So-young Kin’s movie “For Ellen”. In the year 2012, she appeared in Christopher Neil’s movie “Goats” along with David Duchovny. The same year, she was cast of Nicholas Stoller’s “Five Year Engagement”.  In “Date and Switch” she got opportunity to play lead female character. The movie was written by Alan Yang. In March 2012, she debuted into small screen with Fox comedy sitcom “Ben and Kate”. However the series could sustain for one season only. Resuming her big screen career, she appeared in 2014’s “Need for Speed”. She also appeared in “Cymbeline”. She made a guest appearance in the last episode of “The Office” in 2013. She reunited with Jonny Depp in 2014 portraying the mother of his character’s child in “Black Mass”. She will be seen in the movie “Forever, Interrupted” where she will play a young widow. Her upcoming movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” is due to release in 2015. She has signed contract to appear in movie “I Am Love”. Till date Dakota Johnson has earned net worth of one million dollars.

In 2010, this up and coming actress was named fifty-five faces of the future by the “Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue”. At twenty-five years old in 2014 as well as handful of credits, Dakota has already worked with a number of popular sexy faces  in her movies, such as Anton Yelchin, Ethan Hawke, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Segel, Paul Dano, Penn Badgley, Alex Pettyfer, Channing Tatum, Johnny Depp, Jamie Dornan, Justin Tmberlake to name a few. Dakota has close bond with Riley Keough. Though she has starred in the movie related to the origin of the facebook, she herself does not prefer to the part of the facebook, so she does not have any facebook account. For more detailed biography, viewers may log on to her official websites of visit wiki. 

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