(September 2010) Lied to the police and refused to incriminate the Di Meras in her kidnapping (June 2009) Hid Ford Decker's body (December 2007) Drugged Ford Decker (December 2007) Stephanie Kay Johnson was the daughter of Steve and Kayla Johnson.
In 1991 Stephanie was kidnapped by her nanny, Sheila Salsbury, but was later recovered in Australia.
As Melanie and Philip grew closer, Stephanie did everything she could to keep Nathan away from Melanie, including tearing up a love letter that Melanie asked Stephanie to give to Nathan.
Melanie and Philip eventually married, and Nathan moved in with Stephanie.
She took an internship at Titan and began working with Philip Kiriakis. Stephanie supported Philip through his mother's cancer and soon the two began dating.She was, by then, romantically involved with Jeremy Horton.She talked Chelsea and Max into working with and investing in Jeremy's business, "Touch the Sky Airlines." But, the business turned out to be a counterfeit clothing smuggling operation, and Max lost all of his money.While he was waiting to turn Steph over to EJ, Owen became obsessed with Stephanie. Steph allowed Owen to kiss her in hopes that she could distract him enough to escape. Luckily, Philip, Melanie, and Brady found where Stephanie was being kept and were able to rescue her.Stephanie started suffering from nightmares and daydreams about her time being held captive.