Johnny Depp Biography, Education, Career / Movies, Controversies, And Net Worth
The handsome American Actor Johnny Depp is also a Producer and Musician. He has received multiple awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards and two BAFTA awards.
He has appeared in films, television series, and video games. He made his film debut in the horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984. He was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to Betty Sue Palmer and John Christopher Depp.
He was raised in Florida and he is presently single after some scandalous marriages and relationships but he is blessed with two children, A boy and a girl who are both amazing actors.
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2. Educational Background
3. Career / Movies
5. Johnny Depp’s Social Media Handles
6. Personal life
7. Johnny Depp’s Net Worth
Johnny Depp Profile
|Real Name||John Christopher Depp II|
|Date of Birth||9th June 1963|
|Occupation||Actor, Producer and Musician.|
|Known for||Captain Jack Sparrow|
|Net Worth||$150 million|
Johnny Depp dropped out of Miramar High School at age 16 in 1979 to become a rock musician. He attempted to go back to school two weeks later, but the principal told him to follow his dream of being a musician. In 1980, Depp began playing in a band called The Kids. As a school drop out life was hard for him before joining the movie industry.
Johnny Depp is an A-list actor who has been featured in numerous movies, he is the king of Talent, the American actor, and musician has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards and two BAFTA awards.
He revealed he took up an acting career only because he needed to pay rent. The actor made his acting debut at the age of 21 with A Nightmare on Elm Street. Johnny Depp became an “Actor by accident” He was raised in Florida, dropped out of school when he was 15, and led a series of music-garage bands.
Presently Depp has been keeping himself busy since emerging victorious from his blockbuster defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard in June. In addition to filming “La Favorite,” the star has also been performing multiple music shows in Europe with Jeff Beck. Some of his lead role movies are Arizona Dream (1993), What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Benny & Joon (1993), Dead Man (1995), and title characters Ed Wood (1994), Don Juan DeMarco (1995), and Donnie Brasco (1997).
He also starred in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) as Hunter S. Thompson, The Ninth Gate (1999) as Dean Corso, and Sleepy Hollow (1999) as Ichabod Crane. In the early 2000s, he appeared in the romance Chocolat (2000), the crime film Blow (2001), the action film Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), the drama Finding Neverland (2004), and horror films From Hell and Secret Window (2004). In addition, Depp was featured in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) and appeared in Public Enemies (2009).
In 2003, he portrayed Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, starting with The Curse of the Black Pearl, and reprised the role in four sequels (2006–2017), becoming one of his most famous roles. For each performance in The Curse of the Black Pearl, Finding Neverland, and Sweeney Todd, Depp was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
He also portrayed Willy Wonka and Tarrant Hightopp in the fantasy films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and Alice in Wonderland which each garnered over $474 million and $1 billion at the box office, respectively. In 2010, he went on to star in The Tourist with Angelina Jolie and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy.
He has also lent his voice to the animated series King of the Hill in 2004, SpongeBob SquarePants in 2009, and Family Guy in 2012, in addition to the animated film Rango (2011). And a lot more, Johnny Depp is indeed the King of action.
Johnny Depp grew up with an abusive and suicidal mother, unluckily for him. The Pirates of the Caribbean star detailed a childhood defined of abuse at the hands of his mother when he took the stand in his $100 million defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.
In 2009, Johnny Depp met Amber Heard on the set of ‘The Rum Diary’ which led to one of the most controversies in Johnny Depp’s life, due to the public complaint made by his former partner Amber Heard a few years ago when accusing him of violence domestic.
The actress also accused him of physical and emotional abuse, and she denied hitting him, He also filed a defamation lawsuit against Heard and claimed $50 million in damages. She, in turn, filed a defamation lawsuit in which she asked for 100 million dollars.
After their famous trial, the two again met in the court of law to fight the defamation row the two filed against each other after Depp sued Heard for breaching the contract and she counter-sued him for trying to destroy her image.
By the end of it, the court announced the Pirates Of The Caribbean star Johnny Depp as the winner and Amber Heard had to face defeat and also compensate by the order of the court, for destroying his reputation for years and being the one abusing him.
Johnny Depp Social Media Handles
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Johnny Depp Personal Life
Johnny Depp II was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to Betty Sue Palmer a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. He was raised in Florida and dropped out of school when he was 16, and fronted a series of music-garage bands, including one named ‘The Kids’.
When he married Lori A. Depp, he took a job as a ballpoint-pen salesman to support himself and his wife, the marriage lasted from 1983 – 1985. Before the breakup, Johnny Depp moved to Los Angeles with his band when he was 20. After the band split up, Depp’s then-wife Lori Ann Allison introduced him to actor Nicolas Cage.
After they became drinking buddies, Cage advised him to pursue acting. Depp had been interested in acting since reading a biography of James Dean and watching Rebel Without a Cause. Cage helped Depp get an audition with Wes Craven for A Nightmare on Elm Street; Depp had no acting experience then but he did extremely well.
Then from his troubled upbringing as a high school dropout with an abusive and suicidal mother, and how he went from small-town Kentucky to Hollywood came through his acting career. After splitting up with Lori Anne, Johnny Depp, and Vanessa Paradis were together for 14 years before they split in 2012.
The couple was one of the most low-key in Hollywood, despite Depp being at the top of his box office game during their relationship Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis dated for 14 years. They broke up in 2012, they first met in 1998 when she was a model in Paris and he was there filming Roman Polanski’s The Ninth Gate.
They never got married but welcomed a daughter Lily-Rose in 1999 and a son named Jack in 2002. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard married in February 2015 before the actress filed for divorce in May 2016, which almost destroyed his life. It is rumored that he is present with Joelle Rich the lawyer who defended him in court for Amber’s lawsuit.
Johnny Depp Net Worth
Johnny Depp’s Net Worth keeps increasing and he is estimated to be worth $150 million.