Donnie Wayne Johnson, also shortly known as Don Johnson, is an actor, director, songwriter, singer, and producer based in America. He is popularly known for his role in Miami Vice as James “Sonny” Crockett. Johnson’s work was outstanding that he won Golden Globe for playing a role in television series.
With the success of Miami Vice, he got the lead role in Nash Bridges, a cop series of the 1990s. For his work, he received the Hollywood Walk of Fame’s star. People who are unknown about the face, he was the World Championship of Offshore World Cup of American Power Boat Association.
Don Johnson was born in Crane, Missouri, on 15th December in 1949. He is the son of Wayne Fred, a farmer, and Nell Johnson, a beautician. Johnson’s mother and father were of very little age when he was born. His family was poor, and therefore he was elevated in Wichita, Kansas, in poverty. From Wichita South High School, Johnson completed his graduation, where he discovered his interest in the theatre program in his high school. In the theatre program named West Side Story, he played the role of Tony, a lead role.
Johnson’s biography depicted that he had appeared in “The Hillabaloo’ and “Burnt Cork and Melody.” After completing his graduation in 1967, he moved to the University of Kansas. He wanted to complete his theatre major, but he then transferred to California. In San Francisco, California, he completed his theatre major at American Conservatory Theatre.
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In 1969, Johnson playing a major role for the first time in Fortune and Men’s Eyes in which he played the lead role. His other super hits were The Harrad Experiment, A Boy and His Dog, Zachariah, and more. In 1984-1989, he struggled a lot for becoming a TV actor but later got an amazing role in cop series, which made him popular. Johnson was then starred in police drama series, which got quite popular. He released albums in the 1980s of pop music, including “Heartbeat” and “Let it, Roll.” The single “Heartbeat” got positioned #5 on Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Out of five marriages, Johnson had four wives, and it is found that two of his marriages were only a matter of some days. His first two wives’ names were not made public, but it is said that they were “rich bimbo” and dancer. In the year 1972, Johnson met Melanie Griffith, and they started to live together in Laurel Canyon. Griffith was 15 when they started living together and when she turned 18, the couple got engaged and got married in 1976.
In 1980, Johnson started dating Sally Adams, who is the mother of Nicollette Sheridan. For four years, Johnson had a live-in relationship with Patti D’Arbanville. Johnson’s next relationship was with Barbra Streisand, and after breaking up with after some months, Johnson got connected to Uma Thurman, an 18-years old girl.
The estimated net worth of Don Johnson is approximately $50 million.