dakota johnson
  • Faith: Unknown
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  September 04, 1989

Dakota Johnson is an actress and the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson. At 10 years old, she made her film debut with a minor role in “Crazy in Alabama,” directed by her then-stepfather Antonio Banderas and also starring her mother. After graduating from high school, she auditioned for roles in Los Angeles and was cast in a minor part in “The Social Network.” Johnson had her breakthrough playing the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the erotic “Fifty Shades of Grey” film series. In 2016, she received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination and was featured in a Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Her profile grew with roles in “Black Mass,” “A Bigger Splash,” “How to Be Single,” “Suspiria,” “Bad Times at the El Royale,” “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” “The Lost Daughter,” and “Cha Cha Real Smooth.” Johnson also produced the last of these under her company, TeaTime Pictures. She’s since played the title role in “Madame Web.” Johnson was born in 1989 in Austin, Texas, to Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Her father was shooting “The Hot Spot” in Texas when she was born. She has a complex family as each of her parents had children by three different people. Due to her parents’ occupations, Johnson spent much of her childhood in various locations with them on film sets and premieres, though she spent extended amounts of time in Aspen and Woody Creek, Colorado, where she worked during summers at the local market as a teenager.

She attended the Aspen Community School for a time, then the Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California, for her first year of high school before transferring to the private New Roads School in Santa Monica, California. At 12 years old, Johnson became interested in modeling after participating in a photo shoot with other celebrities’ children for Teen Vogue and subsequently earned an income modeling while attending high school in Santa Monica. She’s struggled with depression since she was 14and and checked into rehab. Johnson also has had ADHD since childhood. She was interested in acting as a child, having spent a significant amount of time on film sets with her parents. However, they discouraged her from pursuing the profession until she graduated high school. After high school, she applied to Julliard, performing monologues by Steve Martin and Shakespeare, but wasn’t accepted.

What religion is Dakota Johnson?

Dakota Johnson has previously been linked to Scientology, as she dated Scientologist Jordan Masterson. He’s also an actor, best known for his role as Mark in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and his recurring role as Dumptruck in “Greek.” However, the actress has never publicly claimed any religion, so her religious beliefs are unknown.

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