Early Life and Career
Dakota Mayi Johnson was born on October 4, 1989 in Austin, Texas. Her parents are actor Don Johnson and actress Melanie Griffith. She loved dancing as a child. After a photo shoot with other kids of celebrities for Teen Vogue, she became interested in modeling when she was 12.
She initially got her acting start in 1999 when she appeared in Crazy in Alabama, directed by her then-stepfather Antonio Banderas. As she further dove into her family’s acting roots, she gained recognition in the industry as a child, being selected as Miss Golden Globe 2006, though she still focused on her studies rather than doing entertainment work.
However, as soon as she finished high school, she signed with the William Morris Agency and began her career in acting. In 2010, she appeared as Amelia Ritter in David Fincher’s critically acclaimed film The Social Network. The following year, she starred as Sloan Hagen in Beastly.
2012 was a prolific year for Johnson as she starred in more films, including For Ellen and Goats. She then gained further recognition as an actress for her small roles in popular films such as 21 Jump Street and The Five-Year Engagement.
It was also in 2012 that she ventured into acting for television, landing the role of Kate Fox on the sitcom Ben and Kate, though the show was only short-lived, ending the following year. In 2013, she made a guest appearance in The Office.
In 2014, she appeared in the films Date and Switch and Need for Speed. The following year, Johnson received much buzz after for her portrayal of Anastasia “Ana” Steele in the erotic romantic drama film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name Fifty Shades of Grey opposite Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey.
The film is a commercial success despite receiving negative reviews from critics. That same year, she hosted an episode of the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. She will star in the upcoming films Anarchy and Black Mass.
Did Dakota Johnson have Plastic Surgery?
Her work in the recently released Fifty Shades of Grey gained the 25-year-old actress significant publicity. This may be her first mainstream role, but Johnson sure did take some risks in accepting the female lead in an erotic film. As she becomes more popular, the actress’ looks have been scrutinized by fans and critics alike.
If compared to some of her photos when she was younger, Johnson certainly looks hotter these days. While some could argue that a great appearance can be easily delivered through the aid of proper styling and make-up, some think it’s something more than that. Plastic surgery, perhaps?
Despite having apparent changes on how she looks entirely, the actress does not show any signs of plastic surgery. Besides, she’s just in her mid 20s, so it can be unlikely that she’s thinking of hiding some unpleasant features. Furthermore, her role in Fifty Shades of Grey required her to bare some skin, so it just means that she’s confident enough to show off her body.