Full detailed profile on Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis Played by Judi Evans-Luciano on Days of Our Lives Daytime Soap Opera.
Judi Evans-Luciano (JPI)
Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis
Actor: Judi Evans-Luciano
Who played Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis over the years
Judi Evans (1987 - 1991, May 1, 2007- January 31- was on contract,back for a visit, March 23 2010)
Useful information on Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis
* Killed father Duke Johnson after he raped her.
Current: Proprietor of Cheatin' Heart.
Past: Co-Owner of A.J. Construction
Adrienne Johnson ran away from home after she was abused by her father, Duke Johnson. She moved in with Kayla Johnson, who was her brother Steve's girlfriend. Father Duke followed Adrienne to Salem and abused her and raped her before she shot him dead. She blocked the memory and Steve took the murder rap. Steve was almost sentenced when Adrienne remembered the shooting and the judge let Steve go and exonerated Adrienne because the killing was in self-defense.
Adrienne met Justin Kiriakis, and the two married in 1987, in Greece! The marriage wasn't an easy one. The two fought over Justin's ties with the Kiriakis business. She miscarried a child and a strained relationship became worse. When Victor (Justin's uncle) was shot, he moved in to take care of Victor and run the Kiriakis Company. Adrienne didn't return and had an affair with stable boy, Emilio Ramirez. Justin set a trap for Emilio to be killed but Justin became paralyzed after being caught in his own trap! Adrienne returned to Justin's arms but the tensions were high when Justin became impotent. The two divorced after Adrienne faked a pregnancy in order to keep Justin. At the same time, they found that Victor was drugging Justin to make him impotent.
Justin and Victor fought over Angelica, who planned to marry Victor but had Justin's baby.
Justin and Adrienne continued to work at competing companies, and eventually dated once more, and remarried June 1, 1990. Angela became upset with this and tried to kill Adrienne. When it didn't work, she fled Salem. Presumed dead, she is still out there with her son, Alexander.
Justin and Adrienne were having problems conceiving, so they adopted Justin and Adrienne, who were born September 19, 1990. Shortly after the twins were born, Adrienne became pregnant with Jackson. They made up with Victor and moved to Texas where they started A.J. Construction Company.
In 2003 Adrienne called Jennifer to give her condolences when Jack 'died'.
Adrienne came back to Salem in May 2007 to help her brother Steve get out of the mental hospital. She stuck around and often helps Steve with Stephanie. She also owns the Cheatin' Heart.
Not seen often on this return, she, Justin and the kids took off to Dubai when Justin received a great job promotion there. She left January 31st with a tearful goodbye to brother Steve. She returned March 23 2010 when Hope contacted her and asked that she return, secretly hoping to get Adrienne and Justin back together as they'd been separated. It didn't work, and Adrienne sold Cheatin' Heart. She remains in town for now, providing a shoulder to lean on when Stephanie Johnson needs one and she and Justin have been reflecting on their past and heading toward a future together. They recently got close and had sex at Cheatin' Heart during "Happy Hour" and are reconciling.
Adrienne and Justin became engaged to marry for the third time, March 2011 and married April of 2011 offscreen. Jackson (Sonny) returned in July of 2011. Since, she has not been seen much, though she and Justin's relationship has been very good.
Emilio Ramirez (deceased)
Duke Earl Johnson (father - deceased)
Josephine Johnson (mother)
Earl Duke Johnson (paternal uncle - deceased)
Steve "Patch" Johnson (brother)
Jack Deveraux (brother)
Stephanie Johnson (niece)
Abigail Deveraux (niece)
Jack Deveraux Jr. (nephew)
Joseph Johnson (nephew)
Joseph Kiriakis (son - adopted twin of Victor)
Victor Kiriakis, II (son - adopted twin of Joseph)
Jackson Kiriakis (son)
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Adrienne rushes to Sonny's. Justin's out of town so they decide to tell Adrienne their wedding news. Adrienne finds it rather sudden. Sonny jumps on her. He should have known she'd act like this. Adrienne's trying to process it. Will goes to give them space and Adrienne asks what the rush is. Marriage is a big step. Sonny thinks she disapproves but she denies that. They make a great couple. She asks if they told Gabi yet and has concerns she'll feel like the third wheel. Will returns and Adrienne tells him she's happy they found each other. She talks about marrying young being difficult but since they're committed she says she and Justin will support them. She kisses them goodbye. They take her advice and text Gabi.
Sami and Adrienne run into each other at the square. Adrienne assumes they feel the same about the boys marrying.
Adrienne finds Abby at the Brady's pub. She was wrong to tell Jenn about seeing Abby with EJ but she did so out of concern. She goes into detail about how EJ threatened her last year but admits she now understands the reason was because he was defending the woman he loves. They discuss JJ's trial as Johnny rushes in. EJ and Sami follow. Johnny misses Abigail. Johnny has to bake cupcakes for school tomorrow and since Sami and EJ are busy, Adrienne offers Abby to help. Sami tells EJ he can help. Adrienne thanks EJ for saying such lovely things about her brother and his book. She leaves and Abby watches EJ with his family. Sami gushes to Abby about how happy she is to have someone she likes and trusts help Johnny.