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Full NameWayne Fred Johnson
First NameWayne
Middle NameFred
Last NameJohnson
ProfessionCelebrity Father
NationalityAmerican
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeVirgo
No Of Children1
Date of BirthAugust 24,1930
Age90 years

Wayne Fred Johnson is known as the father of an American actor, director, singer, songwriter, and producer, Don Johnson.

Divorced after 11 years of marriage.

Wayne Fred Johnson was a farmer by occupation, whereas his wife Nell Wilson was a beautician. 

However, the key details about their wedding ceremony and date has remained undisclosed to date. Together with the couple had one baby boy on December 15, 1949

The couple only had one child whom they named Don Johnson. The couple used to live in Wichita, Kansas and the couple was in their teens when they had a baby. 

He was 17 years old, whereas his wife was 19 years old. When their son turned six years old, the couple relocated. 

After married for 11 long years, the couple ended their marriage by having divorce, although the reason behind their divorce has remained unknown.

Grew up in poverty

His son Don Johnson grew up in poverty. As both, the parents were not earning well and even got divorced while he was young. 

After the divorce, Don Johnson began to live with his mother, his mother often used to work long hours in a local cafe. 

He used to get enough time to roam around, and he even got a nickname by his neighbors. They used to call him "Rowdy" because of the mischievous things he would do.

Wayne Fred Johnson with his son, Don Johnson.
Wayne Fred Johnson with his son, Don Johnson. Source: Instagram

But his life changed when a theater arts teacher noticed him and enrolled him in acting. She even gave him a ticket to the world cinema

After that, there was no looking back, and he won a scholarship at the American University.

Married five times.

His son Don Johnson has been married five times. He earlier got married twice, and both marriages were annulled in a short time. 

His two wife names are not revealed yet, but rumors suggest that they were dancers and a 'rich bimbo.'

Then having a few brief relationships, he began dating Melanie Griffith, who was only fifteen years old. The couple shifted into a rented house near Laurel Canyon.  

The couple got officially engaged on her 18th birthday. Soon after their engagement, they tied the knot in January 1976

After six months, his wife filed for divorce in July and got divorced in November

But they again started seeing each other and had one daughter Dakota Johnson in 1989. They were together until 1996

Wayne Fred Johnson's son, Don Johnson, with his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith.
Wayne Fred Johnson's son, Don Johnson, with his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith. Source: Getty Images

After that, he came into a relationship with singer Patti D' Arbanville, but they never got married. 

The couple had a son named Jesse Wayne in 1982. Unfortunately, they broke up, they were together from 1981 to 1985.

In 1999, he yet again got married for the fifth time. Don Johnson married a Montessori school teacher and San Francisco socialite Kelley Phleger on April 29,1999

They have been married for more than two decades now. 

The couple had three children, which includes one daughter and two sons. Their names are Atherton Grace (1999), Jasper Breckinridge (2002), and Deacon (2006).

Wayne Fred Johnson's son, Don Johnson. with his wife, Kelley Phleger.
Wayne Fred Johnson's son, Don Johnson. with his wife, Kelley Phleger. Source: en.24smi.org

Net Worth 

Year Net Worth Annual income 
2020$50 MillionNot Known

Wayne Fred Johnson's net worth is undisclosed till now, but his son Don Johnson is estimated to have a whopping net worth of $50 Million

His annual income is under review.

Source of income

He earned his wealth from being an actor, producer, songwriter, and director. He loves to spend money on luxuries. 

In fact, due to this habit, he was on the verge of getting bankrupt two times (in 2012 and 2008). But somehow, he managed and was able to become a wealthy time and again. 

Age and death anniversary

  1. He was born on August 24, 1930.
  2. He took his last breath on May 26, 2020.

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Updated On Wed Sep 23 2020 Published On Wed Sep 23 2020 By shaumya

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