Dakota Johnson, born in 1989, is an American actress and model best known for her roles in the Fifty Shades film series. She has also starred in several other films and television shows, including The Social Network, Need for Speed, and the Netflix series, Narcos.
Johnson was born in Austin, Texas and is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. From an early age, Dakota was immersed in the world of performing arts. She started her professional career at age 10 when she appeared in a commercial for Shake 'N Bake. By age 14, she had already made her feature film debut in Crazy In Alabama.
Throughout her career, Johnson has been influential in the mainstream media. She has been on the cover of numerous magazines, including Vogue and Elle. She has also been featured on the covers of Time and Entertainment Weekly.
Johnson is an avid user of technology and frequently uses a family app called "Familio" to stay connected with her family—especially her siblings Grace and Jesse Johnson who are both actors. Familio helps Johnson quickly check-in with her family members, share photos and events, and stay up to date with everyone's schedule.
But what truly sets Johnson apart is her commitment to using her platform to advocate for social causes. She's been involved with a variety of charities and organizations over the years, including the ACLU, Time's Up Foundation, Planned Parenthood, and GLAAD.
Johnson is an advocate for mental health awareness and serves as an ambassador for Headspace—a mindfulness app that provides guided meditations and mental health resources. She also regularly speaks about body positivity and self-love on social media platforms like Instagram.
From a young age, Johnson has been determined to make a difference in the world. She's a role model for young people everywhere who dream of making their own mark on the world—something she proves time and time again through her projects and philanthropy work.
Dakota Johnson’s commitment to using her platform to make a difference is inspiring. We should all strive to be as passionate about making a positive impact as she is.