You’d Be Surprised to see Deacon Johnson, Don Johnson Son Now

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You’d Be Surprised to see Deacon Johnson, Don Johnson Son Now
Deacon sharing a moment with his old man, Don.
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Deacon Johnson is the youngest son of American actor Don Johnson, born from his marriage with his wife Kelley Phleger. His father is widely popular and is known for his works in movies & TV series like Miami Vice, Nash Bridges, and others.

Besides, Deacon is also recognized as the younger brother of Dakota Johnson, & Jesse Johnson, who are both successful actors. Well, what does Deacon do for a living? Is he also into acting like his father?  What about his love life?

Here, we are going to talk about everything from his career, love affairs, girlfriend, net worth, & several other interesting facts.

Deacon Johnson Bio, Age, Early Life

The star kid Deacon was born on April 29, 2006, in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of father Don Johnson and mother Kelley Phleger. At his birth, he weighed 7 lb and was around 21½ inches tall.

Interestingly, the youngest member of the family, Deacon was born on his parent’s anniversary. Well, like any parents, both his father and mother were extremely happy about his arrival and stated him as their anniversary gift.

As of 2023, he is 16 years of age and has enjoyed his life thoroughly throughout these years. He has had all the luxuries and lives along with his parents.

Talking about his nationality, Deacon is American and belongs to English and Scottish ancestry, and is also Irish from the maternal side.


Well, Deacon has a good academic background. In fact, he has already finished middle school, which was in June 2020. His mother Kelley took to Instagram to announce his graduation.

She shared a photo of him, herself, and Don, sharing a beautiful occasion of Deacon’s graduation amid the ongoing pandemic. In the caption, she wrote,

No shoes Zoom Graduation for Deacon! Congratulations to all his Classmates and wishing them all much success! #class2020🎓.

Here is the photo.

Deacon Johnson With His Parents On His Graduation Day
Deacon Johnson With His Parents On His Graduation Day

Deacon is currently pursuing his higher education.

What Does He Do For a Living?

Deacon is just around 16 year of age and is still in college. As of now, he is not involved professionally but is rather more focused on his studies.

Don Was Almost Broke At The Time of Deacon Johnson’s Birth

Not many know but when Kelley was pregnant with Deacon, Don was going through a huge financial crisis. As per the reports, Don was in the position of losing his fourteen acres estate.

The actor was reportedly struggling to pay off the debt he had taken from D.A. Shaw Laminar Lending Inc. Further, at the time, he had also just recovered from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

As per the sources, Johnson’s companies were unable to pay a $10.6 million loan, he had taken in August 2004. However, he eventually managed to pay $14.5 million which saved his 17 acres of Woody Creek ranch in Aspen, Colorado.

Deacon Johnson’s Siblings

The cute Deacon is the youngest in the family and has two older biological siblings Grace Johnson, and Jasper Breckinridge Johnson. Born on December 28, 1999, Grace is a model, whereas Jasper is into basketball. Both his siblings are doing quite well in their profession and they share a great relationship.

Deacon Johnson With His Sister Grace And Brother Jasper
Deacon Johnson With His Sister Grace And Brother Jasper.

Similarly, he also has two step-siblings, a step-brother Jesse Johnson and a step-sister Dakota Johnson. They were born from his father’s first marriage to Melanie Griffith.

His Step-Siblings Are Successful Actors

Both Deacon’s step-brother and sister are hugely successful. Dakota is a successful model and an actress. She has appeared in numerous movies and TV series and is mostly known for her work in the Fifty Shades franchise. Some of her other works include The Social Network, The Five-Year Engagement, and Suspiria, to name a few.

Talking of Jesse, he has also appeared in dozens of movies and TV series. He made his acting debut in 2001, with a TV series Nash Bridges. He has since been part of projects like Dollhouse, NCIS, Law & Order: LA, Dreamtime’s Over, Gun Shy, & numerous others.

Deacon Johnson’s Parents Are Married For Over Two Decades

Deacon’s father and mother are married for years now. They tied the knot on April 29, 1999, at the Pacific Heights mansion of Ann and Gordon Getty. Well, American actor Robert Wagner was the best man whereas politician Mayor Willie Brown presided over the wedding.

Deacon's Father And Mother Are Married Since 1999
Deacon’s Father Don Johnson and Mother Kelley Phleger

It has now been around 24 years since they tied the knot and they are still going pretty strong despite the age gap. There are no reports of conflicts between the couple, and we hope their marriage continues the same way forever.

Prior to her marriage with Don, Deacon’s mother Kelley dated Gavin Newsom. Also, his father was married to his first wife Melanie Griffith.

Is Deacon Dating a Girlfriend?

Deacon Johnson is currently in college and at a most likely age to get involved in love affairs. However, there are no reports of his romantic relationships so far. As of 2023, she is apparently not dating a girlfriend.

That said, it is highly possible that he could be keeping his love affairs secret. Well, we hope, he opens up just in case he is involved in a romantic relationship.

His Father Is Pretty Wealthy

Deacon belongs to a rich family. As we said, his father is a successful actor and is regarded as one of the highest-paid actors. From his appearances in dozens of movies, he made a decent fortune. Well, as of 2021, he has a net worth of around $50 million.

Is Deacon Johnson On Social Media?

Despite the fact that he is a star kid, he has kept himself away from the limelight. In fact, he is not even on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook.

It looks like he is not interested in any social media platforms. However, he makes occasional appearances on his parent’s social media posts.