American actor,  producer and musician.

Academy Award nominee and winner of the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. Depp is considered one of the most popular movie stars in the world.

Johnny Depp was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro , Kentucky, United States.

“If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first, you would not have fallen in love with the second”

Johnny Depp Net Worth

Johnny Depp Net Worth: Johnny Depp is an American actor and producer who has a net worth of $150 million .

Why did Johnny Depp’s net worth decrease? According to the National Enquirer, Johnny Depp struggled with his finances due to his addiction and spending on him. According to CNBC, Amber Heard’s ex-husband spent millions on homes, artwork, staff, security, a yacht, a 45-acre tropical paradise in the Bahamas, and more.

Johnny Depp Biography

Son of John Christopher Depp, an engineer, and Betty Sue Wells, a waitress. They divorced when he was a teenager. 

He was the youngest of four brothers.His family moved to Florida when he was very young. His parents moved house twenty times in the first ten years of his life. His mother remarried Robert Palmer, whom Depp called “an inspiration.”

Johnny Depp Career

When he was twelve years old, his mother gave him a guitar, and after playing in several garage bands, the future actor dropped out of high school in Miramar, Florida, to pursue music.

He participated in the group The Kids , who became the opening act for Iggy Pop , with whom he would coincide later in the filming of Cry baby ( John Waters , 1990).

His friend Cage introduced him to his agent and he began to consider making a living from acting. He made his big screen debut in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) directed by Wes Craven .

Depp and his later girlfriend Sherilyn Fenn auditioned for the 1986 film Thrashin , being chosen by the director for the lead, though he was turned down by the producer. A year later he appeared in Oliver Stone ‘s Vietnam War film Platoon . He starred in a prominent role in the Fox youth television series New Cops ( 21 Jump Street ), which premiered in 1987.

Johnny Depp Films

He achieved fame after his performance in Eduardo Scissorhands (1990) in which he played an innocent and harmless young man whose arms end in scissors instead of hands, was directed by Tim Burton with whom he also participated in films such as Sleepy Hollow , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , Corpse Bride (voice), Sweeney Todd: the demon barber of fleet street , in the adaptation of the classic Alice in Wonderland , playing the Mad Hatter and more.

In 1997, he participated as an actor, director and co-writer in the movie The brave, next to his brother, the writer DP, with whom he also founded the film production company ” Scaramanga Bros “. 

The brave, was selected for the official section of the Cannes Film Festival.He played Edward D. Wood Jr. in Ed Wood , Don Juan in Don Juan DeMarco , an FBI agent in Donnie Brasco, writer Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , Lucas Corso in The Ninth Gate , a transvestite in Before Night Falls , author James Matthew Barrie in Finding Neverland , and Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl , Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End . During 2007 he premiered Sweeney Todd , for which he received the Golden Globe for best actor.

In 2009, director Terry Gilliam ‘s film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus gave him the opportunity to work alongside Jude Law and Colin Farrell played the role of his friend Heath Ledger , who died before the film was completed.

All three actors donated their salaries to Ledger’s daughter, Matilda.Depp played the Mad Hatter in the 2010 directed by his friend Tim Burton ‘s new Alice in Wonderland , and was the lead voice in the 2011 animated film Range . 

He played Tonto in the 2013 film The Lone Ranger , opposite Armie Hammer in the title character.He had a role in the 2014 film adaptation of the musical Into the Woods . The film was released on Christmas Day of that year.Depp worked for director Scott Cooper on Black Mass (2015), receiving his third Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Actor.

In 2016, he played Donald Trump in the satire titled The Art of the Deal: The Movie. The same year, he reprized the role of the Mad Hatter in Alice Through the Looking Glass., sequel to Alice in Wonderland.A year later he repeated his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales , the fifth film in the series directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, and co-starring Spanish actor Javier Bardem as Captain Salazar. 

In that same year, he co-starred in the mystery drama Murder on the Orient Express , directed by Kenneth Branagh .During 2018 he starred in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald , the romantic comedy The Professor , and City of Lies . A year later he landed the leading role in the Italian drama film Waiting for the Barbarians . In 2020 Andrew Levitas directed him in the drama Minamata .

Johnny Depp Awards And Honours

In 1991, he was awarded The Start of Tomorrow Award in Las Vegas and was nominated for Golden Globe Awards by Eduardo Scissorhands , Benny y Joon and Ed Wood . 

He was nominated three times for an Oscar for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Finding Neverland (2004), and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). He won a Golden Globe in 2008 for his work on Sweeney Todd; he was also the winner of a Screen Actors Guild Award and a César Award .

Johnny Depp Entrepreneur

In 1993 he opened the bar ” The viper room “, a club that is remembered for the death of the young actor River Phoenix , at its doors. 

He co-owned it until 2004. Along with Sean Penn , John Malkovich and Mick Hucknall , he owns the French bar-restaurant Man Ray , located near the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

In 2008, he donated a million pounds to Great Ormond Street Hospital after his daughter was treated for an E. Coli infection. In 2009, he was voted the ‘sexiest’ man in the world by ‘ People ‘ magazine. In 2012, he was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest paid actor, earning $75 million in 2011.

Johnny Depp Couples And Children

In 1983, he married make-up artist Lori Anne Allison , whom he would divorce in 1985. She was the sister of his band’s bassist and singer. During the marriage she worked as a telemarketing agent. His wife introduced him to actor Nicolas Cage .

He was related to Winona Ryder , Jennifer Grey, Sherilyn Fenn, and Kate Moss . With French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis , he had two children: Lily-Rose Melody Depp (born 1999), and John “Jack” Christopher Depp III (born 2002). They were a couple from 1998 to early 2012.

Amber Heard And Johnny Depp

At fifty-one, he married Amber Heard , 28, on February 3, 2015, at the actor’s home in Los Angeles. The wedding celebration was held on the private island that she owns in the Bahamas. 

They met on the set of The Rum Diaries in 2011, although at that time they denied all the rumors that linked them romantically. This is the first marriage for Heard, an actress who never hid her bisexuality. They separated on August 16, 2016, and the divorce was finalized in January 2017.

Johnny Depp Judgement

Depp paid Heard seven million dollars after an agreement, which she promised to donate to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and other charities.In 2018, Depp filed a libel suit in the UK against the editors of The Sun, who accused him of being a “wife beater” in an April 2018 article.

In November 2020, the High Court of Justice ruled that 12 of the 14 incidents of violence reported by Heard were “substantially true“. Following the verdict, Depp resigned from the Fantastic Beasts franchise, after being asked by his production company, Warner Bros. Depp’s appeal to overturn the verdict was rejected by the Court of Appeal in March 2021.

In December 2018, Amber Heard wrote an article in The Washington Post in which she defined herself as “a public figure who represents domestic abuse.” She also assured that after the complaint she lost a role and a contract with a fashion brand. Although she did not name Johnny Depp it was understood who she was referring to.

In the same article, she stated that she “had the rare advantage of seeing in real time how institutions protect men accused of abuse.”Depp responded with a defamation lawsuit in March 2020.

He asked his ex-wife for $50 million, calling his accusations “demonstrably false.” He also accused her in the lawsuit of doing it to further her career through victim image. The actor, in addition, pointed directly to Disney when arguing in the millionaire application of the lawsuit what he had lost by ceasing to be Jack Sparrow. 

In July of that same year the claim was admitted. The actress responded with a counterclaim of 100 million on September 2, stating that she was the one who had lost jobs and money and that the actor was behind the smear campaign and pressure on social networks to fire her, among other things, from the Aquaman series. 

On April 11, 2022, the trial began in Fairfax County, Virginia.The trial of the year had a verdict on June 1, 2022: Johnny Depp beat Amber Heard. The interpreter achieves his purpose of proving that the accusations of his ex-wife Amber Heard had affected his professional career. 

The jury’s decision states that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamed each other, but the sums of money that he establishes to pay conclude in the victory of the actor because he only defamed her in one of the three statements that were judged. She will have to compensate him with 15 million dollars and he with 2 million dollars to her.

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