Don Johnson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards

Don Johnson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Weight, Height, Career and Awards.

Don Johnson Net Worth 2020Donald Wayne Johnson, popularly known as Don, is an American actor, producer, director, singer and songwriter of considerable repute.

Don Johnson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards

Initially, he wanted to become a professional bowler but once he became involved in his school theatre programs he began to take interest in acting. After graduation he studied drama at American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.

Don Johnson Net Worth

As of November 2020, Don Johnson has an estimated net worth of more than $50 million. He made this fortune by appearing in some films and television shows.

He was also awarded a lawsuit worth $23.2 million against Rysher Entertainment in 2010. He later received $19 million for the lawsuit.

Don Johnson is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He found considerable success by appearing in ‘Miami Vice.’ He has also successfully appeared in ‘Nash Bridges.’

His popularity made him to guest-host WWE Raw in 2010. Additionally, he has also released two music albums and has been the executive producer of two television shows. He continues to remain a popular actor and will be next seen in the 2018 film ‘Book Club’.

Biography

Donald Wayne Johnson was born in Flat Creek, Missouri, on December 15, 1949, to his parents Wayne Fred Johnson and Nell Johnson. He grew up in Wichita, Kansas.

He completed his schooling at Wichita South High School in 1967. In school, Johnson used to perform in the theatre program and has appeared in the lead role in ‘West Side Story.’ He also went to the University of Kansas and had studied drama in San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater.

Body stats

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

But, his fans consider him more of a 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm.

Weight

86 kg or 190 pounds

Education

In Wichita, Don studied in South High School. Here, he took part in various plays such as ‘Burnt Cork and Melody’, ‘The Hullabaloo’ and ‘West Side Story’.

Don graduated from South High School in 1967 and enrolled at the University of Kansas for a brief period. Later he shifted to American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco to study drama.

Career

  • Don Johnson got his first major role in 1969. He played the lead role of Smitty in ‘Fortune and Men’s Eyes’, a Los Angeles stage production. It caught the attention of film director Leonard J. Horn and he got the role of Stanley Sweetheart in ‘The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart’ (1970). However, the film failed to make any mark.
  • In 1985, he had a substantial role in television miniseries titled ‘Ben Quick’. It was the TV remake of ‘The Long, Hot Summer’. The role added to his popularity. However, after ‘Miami Vice’ he had to wait till 1996 to get any major role in any other television series.
  • From 1996 to 2001, Don Johnson starred in a television police drama, ‘Nash Bridges’. In this series he enacted the role of an Inspector/Captain of San Francisco Police Department and was named Nash Bridges. He was only member of the cast, who appeared in the drama’s 122 episodes.
  • Next in 2005, Don enacted the part of a cynical and alcoholic lawyer in a short-lived courtroom drama called ‘Just Legal’. Although all eight episodes were filmed, the series was cancelled after three. However, these episodes had a rerun next year, after which five unaired episode were discarded.
  • In 2007, Don took part in a musical called ‘Guys and Dolls’. It was a West End of London production and Don enacted the role of Nathan Detroit.
  • In 2010, he appeared as Von Jackson in an action film called ‘Machete’. It was released in September, 2010. From October Don began appearing in a sports comedy television series called ‘Eastbound and Down’. Here he enacted the role of Eduardo Sanchez Powers, the long lost father of the protagonist Kenny Powers.
  • Next year in 2011, Don appeared in a comedy film called ‘A Good Old Fashioned Orgy’. In this film too he enacted the role of the father of main protagonist. ‘Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star’ also released in 2011.
  • In 2012, he enacted the role of Spencer “Big Daddy” Bennett in a black comedy film titled ‘Django Unchained’. The film was a huge hit and it bagged many nominations and awards.
  • In 2014, he appeared as Sheriff Earl McGraw in seven episodes of the television series titled ‘From Dusk till Dawn’. The same year, he appeared in films such as ‘The other Woman’, ‘Alex of Venice’ and ‘Cold in July’.
  • From 2015, Don Johnson has started appearing in a prime time soap opera named ‘Blood and Oil’. In this series, he plays the part of the oil tycoon and family patriarch Harlan “Hap” Briggs. Apart from that he was also the executive producer of the series.It was premiered September 27, 2015 on ABC.

Awards Don Johnson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards

  • In 1970, he was given the Saturn Best Actor Award for his role in the ‘A Boy and His Dog’ by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
  • In 1985, Johnson received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
  • In 1986, he won ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series’ for his performances in ‘Miami Vice’.
  • In 1987, he was nominated in the same category for the same role in ‘Miami Vice’; but failed to win
  • In 1988, he won APBA Offshore World Cup in the Superboat class category.
  • In 1996, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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