Kelley Phleger is a name most people do not easily recognize straight away. This is because she is best known as the beautiful wife of American heavyweight, Don Johnson rather than for her own personal life and profession. That notwithstanding, Don, has on several, occasion credited his wife for helping him grow in all aspects of his life.
Unlike her celebrity husband, Phleger doesn’t sell her craft in the entertainment industry rather she is a socialite as well as a renowned school teacher. On top of this, she is someone who is passionate about charity and has been involved in many humanitarian activities. Learn all the facts here about Don Johnson’s wife.
Kelley Phleger – Bio
The school teacher was born on American soil, precisely in San Francisco, California, in the United States. Her date of birth is 22nd June 1969 but the names of her parents are yet to be disclosed publicly.
Not only that, a lot is still not known about Kelley, especially as it regards her family background, siblings, childhood, and early life. However, records have it that she completed her basic educational levels in the United States.
She is believed to have received her elementary school education in a school in the city of San Francisco. As for her high school, she attended Urban High School in San Francisco and later joined the University of California to further her education. Presently, information about the year she was admitted at the institution, the particular course she studied, and the year she graduated with her mates are all missing in the picture as well.
Kelley Phleger is not only a teacher to other people’s children but also an amazing and super mother to her own children, whom she had with her celebrity husband. The pair officially tied the knot in the year 1999 after finding each other suitable for marriage.
Prior to their marriage, Don had previously wedded some women in the past. Information about his first two marriages is still missing on the map except for the fact that both marriages were annulled in 1968 and 1973 respectively. His third marriage was to American film producer, stage, film, and television actress Melanie Griffith. The two tied the knot for the first time in the year 1976 but later divorced in the same year. They got married again in 1989 and eventually ended their marital relationship in 1996.
It was three years after his last divorce that Johnson and Kelley officially sealed their love in the presence of their family and friends. Their union has so far produced three wonderful kids named Deacon Johnson (born April 29, 2006), Jasper Breckinridge Johnson (born June 6, 2002), and Atherton Grace Johnson (born December 28, 1999).
In addition to these three, Kelley Phleger is also a mother figure to her husband’s other children – actor Jesse Wayne Johnson (born December 7, 1982) and actress/model Dakota Johnson (born October 4, 1989). While the actress came from Johnson’s affair with his third wife Griffith, he had Wayne together with American former model/actress Patti D’Arbanville who he spent four years (1981 – 1985) with.
Grace, who is ten years younger than Dakota, is a model. She is said to have previously walked the runway for a clothing brand and is hoping to become one of the influential models of her time. Her brother Jasper is a basketball player who represented Santa Barbara in Channel League Action while Deacon is an avid lover of animals.
Talking about their father, he holds the record as one of the moguls in the entertainment industry. A native of Flat Creek, in Missouri, in the U.S, his full name is Donald Wayne Johnson and his date of birth is December 15, 1949. Don, as he is professionally known, is a songwriter, director, actor, singer, and producer. He began selling his craft in the industry in the year 1969 and since then, he has never slowed down.
Phleger’s husband rose to prominence across the movie-viewing community after he starred in the 1980s series Miami Vice, wherein he portrayed the role of James Sonny Crockett. In addition to a Golden Globe award, the Wichita South High School graduate also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Other Facts About Don Johnson’s Wife
1. Kelley Phleger is one of Los Angeles’s prominent socialites.
2. She is active on Instagram even though she maintains a low profile on her personal life, career, and family.
3. Before getting connected to Johnson, Don Johnson’s wife was formerly engaged to her long-term sweetheart Gavin Newsom (American politician and 42nd mayor of San Francisco), according to reports.
4. Phlegers net worth is currently under review although some news sites reported it to be around $2 million.
5. She is about 6 feet tall.