Johnny Depp is one of the most iconic actors of his generation. He takes on versatile roles, and like a chameleon, he molds himself into that character. The actor is best known for his roles as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, The Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland and Tom Hanson in 21 Jump Street. Last year he also appeared in the sequel of Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them as the villainous wizard Grindelwald.
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His tumultuous relationship with actress Amber Heard and the bitter divorce battle has left a wake of controversy for the A-list actor and has damaged his reputation and net worth ever so slightly. If you’ve ever wondered about Johnny Depp Net Worth, then keep on reading.
John Christopher Depp II was born in Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, which makes Johnny Depp 55 years old. His parents are John and Betty Sue Depp. The actors’ father worked as a civil engineer and his mother worked as a homemaker and a waitress. He is the youngest of four children and was withdrawn and a self-admitted oddball (a lot like the characters he portrays).
After his parent’s divorce, it became Depp’s job to go to his dads’ office and pick up the weekly child-support money. When he was 16 Johnny Depp dropped out of school and joined a garage band named the Kids. The group was good enough to open for the Talking Heads and the B-52s, however, they could barely make ends meet. Depp had no choice but to live for months in a friend’s ’67 Chevy Impala.
The American actor made his debut in the 1984 movie A Nightmare on Elm Street when he was just 17. Depp played the role of Glen Lantz the third victim of Freddy Krueger. A year later, he went on to star in the film Private Resort.
After making waves on the big screen, he moved on to the small screen, making appearances in television shows such as Lady Blue and Slow Burn.
The Alice in Wonderland star gained popularity after appearing in the successful TV series 21 Jump Street. He took on the role of Tom Hanson for three years from 1987 to 1990.
His thirst for meatier roles and the big screen returned, and he was back working in movies again. Over the years he starred in films such as Edward Scissorhands, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Alice in Wonderland, and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Not many people know that Johnny Depp is a part of a band? Well, three to be exact, at different times in his life. Depp was a guitarist in Rock City Angels, later he started playing the bass for P (band) in 1993, and then in 2015, he joined the Hollywood Vampires. He is still with the Hollywood Vampires till this day, and they have an album coming out on June 21, 2019.
The Hollywood Vampire guitarist is not only a legendary actor but also a successful movie producer as well. Depp has produced and starred in the Lone Ranger, Dark Shadows, Hugo, Minamata, and Mortdecai.
Most of us who are into celebrity gossip know that he was married to Amber Heard, and then divorced her after she accused him of domestic abuse. Do you know the beautiful women he has dated in the past? Well, you should because, Depp sure is a heart breaker.
Johnny Depp’s rumored to be dating Lucy Boynton, a British-American actress with whom he starred in 2017’s mystery film, Murder on the Orient Express. However, these are just rumors, and no news outlet has been able to confirm the claims.
In the past, he has dated and married Amber Heard, and we all know how that turned out. However, before Heard, he was with Vanessa Paradis, the mother of his two children Lily-Rose Depp and John Christopher Depp III for over a decade. Before his relationship with Paradis, he had a high profile romance with supermodel Kate Moss.
Johnny Depp has many tattoos, and most of them have sentimental meaning behind them. Despite having such a rockstar persona, these tattoos symbolize his softer, more thoughtful side. We’ll just be breezing some of his tattoos because he has 31 in total.
One of the very first tattoos he got was a Cherokee Indian chief as a nod to his Indian heritage. It is made on his right bicep.
He has his mother’s name tattooed on his upper left arm and got the symbol of his one of his movies, The Brave, tattooed inside his right arm.
There also is a number tattooed 3 on his left hand. The number 3 is a very creative number. Three is a mystical and magical number.
He also has daughter Lilly Rose’s name emblazoned on his chest.
As of 2019, Johnny Depp’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million.
Depp started his career in the ’80s and in the decades that followed has earned a large fortune for himself, a big contrast to his early life. He received $25000 for playing the role of Glen Lantz on A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Later he started earning more when he nabbed the role of Tommy Hanson in the T.V series 21 Jump Street, and he appeared in 81 episodes of the show. What made the big bucks was his role in Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise. For the fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the Depp earned a staggering $55 million.
In 2014, Forbes ranked the actor second on the list of the Most Overpaid Actors in Hollywood where he was given $1 for every $4.10 that the films returned. In the same year, most of his revenue came from starring in big budget movies such as Pirates of The Caribbean and Alice in Wonderland. Both films were one of the highest grossing with earnings of over $1 billion at the global box office. Because of getting leading roles in some of the most successful releases, Johnny Depp net worth in 2015 increased by a mammoth 60% from $30 million to $48 million in 2016.
Some of the endorsements he has bagged over the year include becoming the face of Dior Men’s Fragrance, Dior Sauvage in 2015. He also promoted Asahi beer where he performed on the Japanese commercial jamming his electric guitar.
After his ex-wife’s domestic abuse allegations, Depp was bombarded with lawsuits and was forced to pay Amber Heard in millions. Disney producers also confirmed that Depp would not be returning to the Pirates of the Carribean to reprise his role of Jack Sparrow.