Dakota Johnson is an American actress and model who has appeared in numerous films including The Social Network, 21 Jump Street and Black Mass but is perhaps best known for her role as Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. With that, let’s see how what Johnson’s net worth is!
Dakota Johnson’s Estimated Net Worth as of 2018: $10 million
As of 2018, Johnson’s net worth is a reported $18 Million. With the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy earning mass box office returns, Johnson benefited immensely from their success. It was made evident by the spike of figures for her net worth. Let’s see how she earned all that money!
The Early Years
Dakota Johnson was born in Austin, Texas, on October 4, 1989, and is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. She studied at Aspen Community School in Colorado but later moved to Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California. From there, she transferred to New Roads School in Santa Monica, California.
Even when she was a child, Johnson was a passionate dancer and was into modeling when she was 12 years old. In 1999, she took on acting with a role in “Crazy in Alabama.” In that movie, she worked with her mother, Melanie Griffith.” After graduating from high school, Johnson came back to pursue her acting career.
In 2004, Dakota did a photo shoot for Teen Vogue along with other celebrities’ children. By profession, Johnson is an actress, but she still engaged herself in modeling and signed a contract with IMG Models for MANGO in 2009.
Before her unforgettable role as Ana Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, she has appeared in various films and television shows. In 2010, she was a part of the box office hit film, The Social Network, a movie that was helmed by David Fincher.
The film earned eight Oscar nominations and conquered three for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, and Best Original Music Score. In 2012, Johnson was one of the cast for the movie, Goats. The film was directed by Christopher Neil. Her other roles include The Five-Year Engagement by Nicholas Stoller and 21 Jump Street. On top of that, the movie Date and Switch was among the films where Johnson showcased her acting prowess.
In 2012, Johnson portrayed the role of Kate in the comedy series Ben and Kate on Fox. It was her first TV appearance. However, the show was canceled in 2013 after the first season was aired. In 2014, Johnson was back into acting with Need of Speed and Cymbeline, a modern version of William Shakespeare’s work.
For Fifty Shades of Grey,’Johnson earned $250,000 along with Jamie Dornan. Considering the movie made more than $550 million at the box office, Johnson and Dornan had their wage re-negotiated for the sequel, Fifty Shades Darker, which was released in 2017. The final film in the trilogy, Fifty Shades Freed, was released in 2018. None of the movies were well received by critics but were all smash hits at the box office.
She has plans to star in The Peanut Butter Falcon with Shia LeBeouf, and Bad Times at the El Royale alongside Chris Hemsworth. Both films have 2018 release dates.