Don Johnson appeared as James Crocket (Sonny) in the hit show Miami Vice. The actor has been on and off since then though. He had his run with the fame and during that time, Don made headlines because he used to have some high-profile relations. Don also had family members that were famous so, it added value to his brand.
Don was in a relationship with the mother of the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ actress Dakotan Johnson. This was quite a huge relationship back then. This relationship has been the subject of tabloids even to this date. The relationship is all but over though. He has separated from Melanie Griffith now. He is married to someone else. Who, though? Well, that’s what this article’s about. Let’s jump right into it.
Why is Don Johnson famous?
Many of our young readers might not know this but the show called ‘Miami Vice’ was incredibly huge in the ’80s. It was the premiere TV show back in the day and a lot of people watched it. Don Johnson played one of the lead characters in the show. So, naturally, he was quite a big deal back in the day. In addition, Don is a talented person who is an American actor, producer, director as well as and entrepreneur.
His marriage status has been a subject of discussion for a while now. Many wonder whether he is tied down or not. So, what are the exact details of it? Well, today we find out.
Don Johnson’s many Marriages
Actor Don Johnson has been in the limelight for more than 50 years now. He has been married multiple times but we don’t know what the names of his first two wives are.
His first marriage lasted for mere days. After his two failed Marriages, Don had a casual relationship with Pamela Des Barres. They split quickly though.
After that, he got with Melanie Griffith in 1972. The two even moved in together in 1973. They got engaged and were finally married in 1976
Don and Melanie got engaged after four years and then got married. The two had a short marriage though. It lasted only for six months. After this bad divorce, Don started to date, Patti D’Arbanville. After that, his celebrity relationship list goes like this: Sally Adams, Barbara Streisand, Penelope Ann Miller, and Uma Thurman.
But then in 1989, he remarried Melanie. But they split up in 1996 and this time it was for the good!
Is Don Johnson Still Married?
Yes, the actor Don Johnson is married to Kelley Phleger. The two married in 1999. Kelley works as a kindergarten teacher. Before marrying Kelley, Don was dated Gavin Newsom who was the governor of California back then.
Don and Kelley are together now and they have been happily married. They have even appeared on the red carpet together many times.
Don Johnson’s many Children
While we recognize Dakota Johnson as Don’s daughter mainly because of her name in the film industry, we also have to say that Don has more children.
His firstborn child is named Jesse Wayne Johnson. He was born in Patti D’Arbanville. Jesse’s birth year is 1982. He was born in the month of December.
Just like his sister Dakota, Jesse is also an actor. He has made appearances in Nash Bridges and Hawaii Five-O. After Dakota, Don had Atherton Grace Johnson. She is his third child. Atherton was born in December 1999 to Don and Kelley.
Johnson and Kelley also have two sons with each other. Their names are Deacon and Jasper. Right now, Don is happily married to Kelley and lives with his many children. He enjoys quite a great life overall.