Simone Garcia Johnson, daughter of Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia, has just been named by the Hollywood Foreign Press as the newly re-named Golden Globe Ambassador for the 75 Golden Globe Awards. The unveiling occurred this evening at a star-studded party at Catch LA in West Hollywood, hosted by the HFPA and InStyle, and presented by FIJI Water and INFINITI.
HFPA President Meher Tatna made the announcement revealing the honoree’s new title, formerly known as Miss/Mr. Golden Globe.
“I’ve been lucky enough to grow up in a household with strong role models and feel so honored to represent the HFPA for its 75th Anniversary,” said Garcia Johnson. “As the newly minted Golden Globe Ambassador, I hope to serve as a role model to young people everywhere and empower them to speak out on issues they are passionate about.”
Previous honorees include: Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet Stallone, daughters of Sylvester Stallone; Corinne Foxx, daughter of Jamie Foxx; Greer Grammer, daughter of Kelsey Grammer; Sosie Bacon, daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick; Francesca Eastwood, daughter of Clint Eastwood and Frances Fisher; Sam Fox, son of Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan; Rainey Qualley, daughter of Andie MacDowell; Gia Mantegna, daughter of Joe Mantegna; Rumer Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis; Laura Dern, daughter of Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern; Joely Fisher, daughter of Connie Stevens and Eddie Fisher; Melanie Griffith, daughter of Tippi Hedren; Freddie Prinze Jr., son of Freddie Prinze; and Mavis Spencer, daughter of Alfre Woodard and Roderick Spencer. A full list of previous honorees may be found at https://www.goldenglobes.com/ambassador-missmr-golden-globe .
Chosen by the HFPA, the honoree is traditionally the son or daughter of one of the industry’s most respected actors/actresses/directors/producers of our time and assists during the Golden Globe Awards ceremony. The 75th Annual Golden Globe® Awards will air LIVE coast-to-coast on NBC Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 5-8PM PT/8-11PM ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.