She is a well-known socialite and schoolteacher and famous for being the wife of a well-known Hollywood actor and musician, Don Johnson.
Kelley Phleger had lived a quiet life as a school teacher before she married a Hollywood star. By that time, she caught by media eye when the public learned about her marriage.
On June 22, 1969, Kelley was born in San Francisco to Wells Fargo, a lawyer, and Jean Phleger. She spent her childhood in her hometown. She also had a wonderful life, mainly because her parents were loving and supportive.
Quick Facts and Body Statistics:
- Full name: Kelley Phleger
- Date of birth: June 22, 1969
- Place of birth: San Francisco, California, USA
- Age: 53 years
- Horoscope: Cancer
- Nationality: American
- Height: 5 ft 7 inches / 170 cm
- Weight: Not available
- Occupation: Teacher, Celebrity wife
- Net Worth: $2 Million
- Spouse/friend: Don Johnson
She was raised in San Francisco and finished her elementary years at a local school. After that, she continued her studies at Urban High School in San Francisco.
After graduation from High School, Kelley enrolled at the University of California to pursue a Fine Arts degree.
Before marrying Kelley, Don was betrothed three times and had two children from previous marriages.
She did not see herself being married to a two decades older man than her. But she eventually married Don Johnson.
Kelley and Don met each other at a friend’s party. Don stuck at first sight and knew that she was an outstanding woman.
Further, Don vowed to know her more, so after a short introduction, they spent the rest of the party together.
After some time, they started dating, and he had asked for Kelley’sKelley’s hands in marriage, but she turned him down because she wanted a quiet and ordinary life and did not want to be involved in the film industry.
Don agreed not to sign any contracts, so Kelley became his fifth, and hopefully, the last wife. On April 29, 1999, the pair tied the knot at the Pacific Heights Mansion.
They planned a surprise marriage as none of the guests knew that they had attended Don’s wedding. Some of them thought they were there to celebrate Don’s friend’s success. Little did they know that it was a marriage ceremony.
Of course, being a celebrity, it is hard to resist offers, so Don still accepted movie contracts, but with Kelley’s consent.
Kelley loves children, and the couple was blessed with three children. The duo had their first child the same year they were married Grace Johnson, on December 28.
They welcomed their second child Jasper Johnson after two years on June 6, and their third child, Deacon Johnson, graced the world on April 29, 2006.
Moreover, Kelley welcomes Don’s children from his previous marriage and treats them as her own. They are also a part of their big family.
Her step-children Dakota Johnson and Jesse Wayne Johnson are famous in the film industry.
The couple celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary to the fullest in April 2021.
She did not leave her profession even though she now lives a luxurious lifestyle. She is a billionaire but still doing her job as a schoolteacher.
As mentioned earlier, she wants to live a life away from the camera; therefore, she is not using any social media.
1: Kelley Phleger Was Born and Raised in California
Her parents, Wells Fargo and Jean Phleger welcomed the socialite on June 22, 1969. Phleger was born in San Francisco, California, in the United States. She shared her childhood with a sister identified as Cameron Atherton Phleger. The nature of the background she grew up in is not known but Phleger seems to have had a stable upbringing that ensured she got the best education.
Growing up in California, she attended Urban High School and furthered her education to the tertiary level at the University of California.
2: She Worked in a Kindergarten as an Educator
Before she met and married Don Johnson, Kelley earned a living as a Montessori nursery school teacher. Though she worked in a field that would hardly bring her in contact with A-listers, Kelley was also a socialite in San Francisco at the time.
3: Kelley Met Don Johnson at a Party
The couple met through a mutual friend while attending a birthday party in 1996. It was Mayor Willie Brown’s birthday and they were both invited. Though she was in a relationship at the time, they became fast friends and only started dating after a few months when her previous relationship ended in 1997.
4: There’s a 20-year Age Difference Between Them
At the time of their wedding, Kelley was 30 while Don was 50. Nevertheless, the two decades between them didn’t make a difference. Also, the fact that their professions are worlds apart didn’t stop them from bonding.
Now 53, Kelley and her 73-year-old husband are living happily with their three children