Johnny Depp is amongst those award-winning actors in Hollywood. Aside from being a famous American actor, he is also a musician and a film producer. He is extremely famous in making blockbuster movies even until now. Depp is also considered to be one of the hottest Hollywood actors these days.
Net Worth: $40 million
Income Sources: His major income comes from making hit movies, making him earned millions of dollars. In fact, his movies in 2013 earned $3.7 billion of worldwide gross. Just like his Pirates of the Caribbean 4 film for example, he was paid $75 million. Moreover, Johnny Depp also earned a lot of money from recording music albums. He is also a favorite product endorser of many brands like Dior.
Full Name: John Christopher Depp II
Born: 9th June, 1963
Marital Status: Johnny Depp got married to a famous American make-up artist Lori Anne Allison way back in the year 1983. However, their marriage didn’t work out, finding themselves divorcing it in 1985. In the year 1998 up to 2012, he had a relationship with a French singer, actress, and model named Vanessa Chantal Paradis. Just recently, he got married again to an American actress Amber Heard.
Height/Weight: He stands 5 feet and 9 inches, and weighs 150 pounds.
Johnny Depp is the youngest amongst the four siblings. He is a son of a civil engineer father named John Christopher Depp and a waitress Betty Sue Palmer. He was raised by his parents together with his siblings in the city of Owensboro in the US state of Kentucky. But the truth is, Depp’s childhood let him experienced the hassle of moving from one place to another oftentimes. In fact, he experienced living in 20 different addresses. But in the year 1970, he and his family settled in the city of Miramar, Florida. When Johnny Depp was still 15 years old, he got a very serious family problem. It was the time when his mother and father officially ended their marriage through divorce. After some time, her mother got married to Robert Palmer who had a big influence to Johnny Depp. Robert Palmer however, died way back in the year 2000. When he was 12 years old, his mother gave him a guitar as a gift. Since then, his passion in music has intensified.
It was during the 1980’s when Johnny Depp firstly experienced great prominence in the television industry. It was all thanks to his television series titled “21 Jump Street”, in which he became a teen idol. Because of this successful start, he received a lot of movie and television offers. Good example was the 1986 film titled “Platoon” under the direction of Oliver Stone. His 1999 film titled “Sleepy Hollow” was the very first box office success he enjoyed in filming. Some other box office movies he starred with were Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010), and Rango (2011). Because of Johnny Depp’s excellent acting performance in his movies, he’s awarded with prestigious acting awards like Golden Globe Award Best Actor and Screen Actors Guild Award.