Johnny Depp Biography

Updated On Dec 28, 2017 Published On Jul 31, 2017
Facts of Johnny Depp
Date of Birth: 1963 , June-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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In his childhood, Depp moved to different places frequently with his family. His family changed their residence more than 20 times finally they settled Miramar, Florida. At the age of 12, he received guitar as a gift from his mother and started playing in various bands.

When Depp was in his 15, his parents divorced and later his mother married Robert Palmer. After some time, Depp was dropped out from high school to pursue his career in rock music.  Further, he moved to Los Angeles and joined “Six Gun Method”.  Furthermore, he signed to “Geffen Records” as a member of the band “Roc City Angeles”.

He landed in the entertainment industry as the lead character of Nancy, in the movie “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 1984. Since then he starred in hundreds of movies including, The Astronaut’s Wife, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Murder on the Orient Express and much more.

Throughout his music career,  Johnny Depp has released several songs, collaborating with several popular artists including “That Woman’s Got Me Drinking”, “Hollywood Affairs”, “Caravan”, “Unloveable”, “New Year”, “Kansas City” and so on.

American nationality holder Johnny Depp belongs to white ethnicity. throughout his acting career, he achieved 22 awards and 45 nominations. In detail, he received People’s Choice award 14 times, MTV Awards & TV Awards five times, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actor Guild Awards and Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards.

Accounting his personal life, Johnny Depp in December of 1983, married Lori Anne Allison, a makeup artist. However, the couple separated just after two years of their marriage. A year later he engaged to Sherilyn Fenn; an actress, but the couple split before getting married.

Then he began dating a French singer, Vanessa Paradis, with whom he has two children a daughter, Lily-Rose Melody Depp and a son, John Christopher. Somehow his third relationship also failed after a long period of 24 years.  

Again in 2015, Depp married his "The Rum Diary" co-star, Amber Heard. Like his previous relationship, relation with Heard also ended after two years.

Johnny Depp owns 14 properties which worth stands around $75 million but sold one, a Kentuck horse farm which he bought for his mother in 1990s. Among his properties, he bought his Hollywood Hills house for his former partner Vanessa Paradis at $4.4 million. 

In 2015, Johnny Depp's Southern France state was put up for sale with an asking price over $25 million and was again listed in the market for about $63 million in 2016.

In 2012, he was listed in the Guinness World Records as the highest paid actor, with earning of $75 million.

As of 2017, Depp’s net worth is estimated to be over $400 million. His source of incomes is his profession of acting music as well as from endorsements, Dior, Infinitum Nihil and Man Ry.

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Born in United States

1963

Johnny Depp was born as John Christopher Depp II on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to mother Betty Sue Palmer and John Christopher Depp. He raised alongside his three siblings.

 

His Birthday Gift

1975

In his 12th birthday, Johnny's mother gifted him a guitar. Since then he began playing in several garage bands. Because of his music career, John was dropped out from his high school.

His First Role

1984

In 1984, Johnny got the first film role in the horror movie named “A Nightmare on ELM Street”. In the following year, he starred in the comedy “Private Resort”. Furter, he cast in the lead role of “Thrashin”. 

Teen Idol

1987

After starring as a police officer in the Fox television series "21 Jump Street", Depp became one of the most popular teen idols of that time. 

Music Career

1994

In the year 1994, Depp released a song “That Woman’s Got Me Drinking”, the album of the song was The Snake. Till now he has released numerous hit songs.

 

First Awards

1995

In 1995, Johnny Depp received his first ever award, “London Critics Circle Film Awards” for the title "Actor of the Year" for his work in Ed Wood/ Don Juan DeMarco. 

Featured in 4 Movies

2016

In 2016, Johnny featured in four movies which are Yoga Hosers, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and  Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal.

Current Net worth and Updates

2017

As of 2017, Depp’s estimated net worth is over $400 million with an average salary of $50 million per year. He charges about $20 million per movie. Besides economic aspect, this year he divorced his wife Amber Heard.

Upcoming Projects

2018

In the year 2018, Johnny Depp will appear in the movies "Untitled Fantastic Beasts Sequel" and "Richard Says Goodbye", in the lead role.