How happy is actor Don Johnson with his net worth and acting career? Know about his movies

News by Clarence Published on 16 Dec,2016 Updated on 05 Feb,2020

Don Johnson is a famous American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter from Flat Creek, Missouri, USA. He is well known for his role as James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television series "Miami Vice" and as the eponymous lead role in the 1990s cop series "Nash Bridges".

TV Shows  And movies of Don Johnson

A Golden Globe-winning actor, who has been married to Kelley Phleger, made his first major role in the 1969 Los Angeles stage production of "Fortune and Men's Eyes", where he played Smitty, the lead role. He moved to work on stage, film, and television without breaking out into fame. Some of his notable films are "Zachariah", "The Harrad Experiment", "Lollipop and Roses", and "A Boy and His Dog".

                                           A Golden Globe-winning actor Don Johnson

Johnson struggled for five years from 1984 to 1989 in order to establish himself as a TV actor and a player some string of pilots. However, none of them became a TV series. So, he had a starring role as undercover police detective Sonny Crockett in the cop series, "Miami Vice". During that time, Johnson gained additional eminence through several TV miniseries, such as the 1985 TV remake of The Long, Hot Summer.

In between 1996 and 2001 Johnson starred in the drama "Nash Bridges" playing the role of an inspector for the San Francisco Police Department. During the 2000s, he appeared in "The WB" courtroom television drama show "Just Legal" as a jaded lawyer with a very young and idealistic partner. The show was rejected in October 2005 after just three of the eight produced episodes aired.

Likewise, in January 2007, Johnson made a run in the West End of London production of Guys and Dolls as Nathan Detroit. Johnson also played in the Norwegian comedy "Lange Flate Ballær 2" directed by Harald Zwart.  The picture was launched on March 14, 2008, in Norway.

        Don Johnson at a Screening of 'Django Unchained'

Johnson and Jon Heder co-hosted the show "WWE's Raw" on January 18, 2010. Johnson played a role of 'Von Jackson' in Robert Rodriguez's film, "Machete". In October 2010, he appeared on the HBO series "Eastbound & Down", playing Kenny Powers' long-lost father.

In September 2011, he had a cameo in the comedy "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" with Jason Sudeikis. In 2012, Johnson had a supporting role in Quentin Tarantino film, "Django Unchained", playing a southern plantation owner named Spencer 'Big Daddy' Bennett.

Don Johnson's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Don Johnson has an estimated net worth of $40 million, as per celebrity net worth, in 2019. He has made $30 million fortune with The Rebels & Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.

In 2010, the actor was awarded $23.2 million in 'Nash Bridges' lawsuit. And in the year 2013, he received a hefty amount of $19 million from the company as a legal settlement to complete the case. 

Some of his luxurious goods include amazing Santa Barbara mansion which costs $14.9 million. The mansion consists of swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, home office, and a cooking island as well. For the season of Nash Bridges, Johnson was paid around $1.2 million in 1996. 

In 2014, the actor was a cast in the movie The Other Woman which became the quite hit at the box office grossing over $196 million worldwide. In the movie, he played the role along with Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton.