Dakota Johnson: A Brief Summary

Dakota Mayi Johnson or more commonly Dakota Johnson is famous actor as well as a model from the United States. She was born in 1989. Besides being popular in her own accord as an actor, she also has another famous identity. She is the daughter of world-famous actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson. She is the former stepdaughter of the Hollywood Spanish hunk Antonio Banderas. Her maternal grandparents were Peter Griffith and Tippi Hedren. She is actually a third generation actor after her parents and maternal grandparents.

She was interested in dancing as a child and was a good dancer. However, she became interested in modeling when she was 12 years old. Her debut movie was in 1999 named Crazy in Alabama. She started her acting career post her high school graduation. She had been successfully pursuing her film career with a number of commercially successful movies. However, she got a worldwide recognition for portraying the role of Anastasia Steel in the movie version of the bestseller novel ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’.

She had not left modeling completely, even though acting is her first priority. She had been modeling for the jeans line of MANGO Brand since 2009. She has signed with IMG Models. She is an ardent advocate of Gender rights and empowerment. She stated on behalf of her character, Anastasia Steel in the movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ that she does not consider the character to be weak at all and does things as per her own choice.