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Melanie Griffith Biography

Neelam joshi Tue Oct, 2016
Melanie Griffith

Facts of Melanie Griffith

Date of Birth: 1957 , August-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

Quick Timeline of Melanie Griffith

1957 Born in New York City, New York, United States
1976 Married to Don Johnson
1981 Second marriage, Steven Bauer
1989 Remarried to Don Johnson
1996 Married to Antonio Banderas
1985 First child, Alexander Bauer
1989 Second child, Dakota Mayi Johnson
1996 Third child, Stella del Carmen Banderas
1988 Won Golden Globe Award
1958 Began her career in Television
1984 Her role in Body double

Detail Timeline of Melanie Griffith

August 9 , 1957

Born in New York City, New York, United States

She was born on August 9, 1957 in New York City, New York, United States. Her mother, Tippi Hedren was an actress and her father Peter Griffith was a former child stage actor and advertising executive. Her parents got divorced when she was 4.

1976

Married to Don Johnson

She began dating with Don Johnson at the age of 14. He is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. When she was 15, they began living together. On her 18 birthday, they were engaged and got married in 1976 January. 

September 8 , 1981

Second marriage, Steven Bauer

She got divorced from her first marriage in July 1976. After that, she met with Steven Bauer. He is a Cuban-American actor. They got married on September 8, 1981. They have one son together, Alexander BauerThe couple divorced after long separation and that was in 1989.

June 26 , 1989

Remarried to Don Johnson

Before her divorced was finalized, he reconnected with her first husband Don Johnson and soon after their divorce was finalized they remarried on 26 June 1989. They have one daughter together. They got divorce in 1996. 

May 14 , 1996

Married to Antonio Banderas

Soon after her divorced, she got married to Antonio Banderas on 14 May 1996 in private ceremony in London. They have one daughter together. In June 2014, they announced that they were separating and their divorce was finalized in December 2015. 

August 22 , 1985

First child, Alexander Bauer

She became mother for first time in her life and that was on 22 August 1985. She and her second husband Steven Bauer welcomed their baby together. The baby was their cute little baby boy and the couple named him Alexander Bauer.

October 4 , 1989

Second child, Dakota Mayi Johnson

Dakota Mayi Johnson is the second child of Melanie Griffith. She is an American actress and model. Melanie and Don Johnson welcomed her in this world on 4 October 1989 together after 4 month of their marriage. 

September 24 , 1996

Third child, Stella del Carmen Banderas

She became mother for third time in her life. She and her husband Antonio Banderas welcomed their baby together and that was on September 24, 1996. The baby was their cute little daughter and they named her Stella del Carmen Banderas.

1988

Won Golden Globe Award

She won Golden Globe Award in year 1988. She won that award for her role as Tess McGill in the romantic comedy drama film "Working Girl" in the category for Best actress in a Musical or Comedy. 

1958

Began her career in Television

When she was only nine month, she appeared in the commercial and when she was 12, she appeared in her first film “Smith”. Her notable role was in the movie “Night Moves” where she did several racy nude scenes at the age of 17. 

1984

Her role in Body double

She is best known for her role in Brian De Palma's "Body Double" which was also her comeback movie. She played the role of porn actress in that movie. The film was commercial failure but she won National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1984.

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She began dating Don Johnson at the age of 14. He is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. After 4 years of a love affair, they got married in 1976 January. Their married life didn’t last long and ended within six months. They got a divorce in July of the same year they got married. After that, she met  Steven Bauer. He is a Cuban-American actor. They got married on September 8, 1981. They have one son together. The couple divorced after a long separation and that was in 1989. After that divorce, she reconnected with her first husband Don Johnson. They remarried on 26 June 1989. They have one daughter together. They got a divorce in 1996. Soon after divorced, she got married to Antonio Banderas on 14 May 1996 in private ceremony in London. They have one daughter together. In June 2014, they announced they were separating and their divorce was finalized in December 2015

Her nationality is American and is of Swedish, Norwegian, German and English ethnicity. She made her acting debut at nine months old in a commercial and her first film, "Smith!" at age 12. Her net worth is 30 million dollars.