Don Johnson net worth: Don Johnson is an American actor, director, producer, and singer-songwriter, who has an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars. Don Johnson was born in Flat Creek, Missouri in 1949 and his family moved to Kansas when he was six years old. Don Johnson is best known for his role as James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television series "Miami Vice". After attending the University of Kansas, Don Johnson studied drama at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. In 1969 he got his first major role in the Los Angeles stage production of Fortune and Men's Eyes, in which he played the lead role. Johnson continued to work on stage as well as in film and television for more than a decade without breaking out into stardom. Finally, after a string of pilots that went nowhere, Don Johnson was cast in "Miami Vice," which quickly became a hit and cultural touchstone for the 1980s. Johnson won a Golden Globe for his role on "Miami Vice". From 1996-2001 Johnson returned to television to star in the show "Nash Bridges". Don Johnson has appeared in a number of films including "Tin Cup", "When in Rome", and "Django Unchained". He currently appears on the HBO series "Eastbound and Down". With ex-wife Melanie Griffith, he is the father of the actress Dakota Johnson.