Melanie Griffith Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Daughter, Height in feet & Many More

By | August 9, 2022

Born on August 9, 1957, Melanie Griffith is an American actress and film producer known for working in several films, stage shows, and television series. While she started her career in the 1970s, later she started appearing in many independent thriller films before achieving success in mainstream movies. 

She was born in New York to actress Tippi Hedren and advertising executive Peter Grifith and was later raised in Los Angeles. She completed her graduation at the age of 16 from Hollywood Professional School. Following this, young Grifith at the age of 17 featured opposite Gene Hackman in the film, Night Movies. Later, she rose to prominence for playing roles in pornography films. One such film was Body Double which earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Following this, she was seen in many other films as well which gained her several nominations. 

Apart from films, she has also spent a lot of time on stage and further on television receiving huge amount of popularity. Some of her best-known films include Body Double, Something Wild, Cherry 2000, Working Girl, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Shining Through, A Stranger Among Us, Born Yesterday, Too Much, Crazy in Alabama, and many others. 

NameMelanie Griffith
Nick NameMelanie
ProfessionActress & Model
Date of BirthAugust 9, 1957
Age65 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceNew York
HometownUnited States
SchoolHollywood Professional School
CollageLos Angeles Pierce College
Debutilm: Night Moves
Night Moves (2013) - IMDb
Zodiac SignLeo

Melanie Griffith Family 

Melanie Griffith was born on9 August 1957 in New York, New York, United States. She is the daughter of Peter Grifith and Tippi Hedren. Her parents separated when she was two years old, after which she relocated to Los Angeles with her mother.

Father Name Peter Grifith
Mother Name Tippi Hedren
Brother Clay A Griffith
Sister Tracy Grifith
Husband   Antonio (1996-2015) 

Melanie Griffith Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Actress Melanie Griffith met her first husband Don Johnson on the set of The Harrad Experiment (1973). The couple start dating and the relationship culminated in a six-month marriage from January to July 1976. After divorcing Johnson, Griffith subsequently dated Ryan O’Neal.

Afterward, she married Cuban actor Steven Bauer in 1981, but the couple got separated in 1989. In 1996 she married her boyfriend Antonio Banderas. The couple got separated in 2015.

She has three sons Dakota Johnson, Alexander Bauer, and Stella Banderas

Marital Status Divorced
Affairs / Boyfriend Ryan O’Neal
Husband/ Spouse Don Johnson (1976-1976)
Celebrities pose in the American Teacher Awards pressroom in LA | Melanie  griffith, Don johnson, Famous couples
Steven Bauer (1981-1989)
Steven Bauer used to be married to Melanie Griffith, the mother of his  28-year-old child Alexander. | Melanie griffith, Steven, Celebrities
Antonio Banderas (1996-2015) 

Antonio Banderas Calls Ex-Wife Melanie Griffith His “Best Friend”
Marriage date In 1976, 1981, 1999, 1996
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDakota Johnson,
Alexander Bauer,
Stella Banderas
Dakota Johnson Says She and Mom Melanie Griffith Both Got Their Belly  Buttons Pierced When She Was 14 | Vanity Fair
Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Melanie Griffith Favorite

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Favorite Song N/A
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Favorite CuisineN/A
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Melanie Griffith Education 

School Hollywood Professional School
Collage Los Angeles Pierce College
Educational Qualification Graduate

Melanie Griffith Net Worth

Melanie Griffith has an estimated net worth of $ 6 Million Doller, Her main source of income is acting.

Net Worth$ 6 Million Doller
Salary$ 50,000
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Melanie Griffith.

  • Does Melanie Griffith Smoke? N/A
  • Does Melanie Griffith Drinks Alcohol? N/A
  • She has three homes: Los Angeles, Aspen and Marbella, Spain.
  • She is the daughter of Peter Griffith and Tippi Hedren.
  • The actress had once struggled with a serious addiction to painkillers which were prescribed for the treatment of her neck injury. 
  • First “Miss Golden Globe” to win a Golden Globe Award herself.
  • Her French dubbing voice Dorothée Jemma is also the French dubbing voice of Sheryl Lee and Jennifer Aniston.
  • Has 3 known tattoos: “Antonio” encircled in a heart on her arm; yellow pear on her ass; pot leaf on her ankle.
  • Favorite brand of cigarette: Benson & Hedges.
  • She was named “Star of Tomorrow” by the Motion Picture Bookers Club in 1984.
  • In the year 1980, she went through an accident that caused a huge injury to her head. To date, she still suffers from the pain of the accident. 
  • Melanie along with her daughter Dakota Johnson is the only mother-daughter duo to have the distinction of being Miss Golden Globe. 
  • She started drinking alcohol at the age of 10 and then took up smoking at the age of 12. 
  • In 2009, she went through surgery to treat skin cancer which was in its early stages. 
  • Throughout her life, the actress battled with substance abuse. 
  • She once had a pet lion with her as a kid. Later, her mother found the lion sleeping with Melanie in her bed. 

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