Johnny Depp Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Movies, Net Worth

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Johnny DeppQuick facts:

Nick Name

Johnny, Mr. Stench, Colonel

Also Known

John Christopher Depp II


58 Years

Date of birth

June 9 1963

Birth place

Owensboro , kentucky




American actor, musician


178 cm


78 kgs

Eye color


Hair color



Miramar , florida


High school (dropout)


Amber Heard, Kate Moss, Lori Anne Allison, Sherilyn Fenn, Vanessa Paradis, Winona Ryder


 John Christopher Depp


Betty Sue Palmer


Christi Dembrowski, Daniel Depp, Debbie Depp


 John, Lily-Rose Melody Depp



Martial status


Net worth

$400 million



Instagram followers

14.5 million


Let us know about Johnny Depp:

Johnny Depp was born on  June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, the United States . He is an American actor and musician and was recognized for his varied and unconventional film selections. As Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, he gained possibly his biggest success.

About his childhood:

Depp’s father worked as a civil engineer, and his mother worked as a waitress and stayed at home. Depp, the youngest of four children, grew up to be a  loner who admitted to being odd.Due to his father’s business, Depp and his family moved about a lot, and ultimately they settled in Miramar, Florida, when Johnny was seven years old. The family stayed in a motel for over a year before his father found a job. As a result of his family’s problems, Depp began smoking, experimenting with drugs, and self-harming at the age of 12. Depp’s parents divorced in 1978 when he was 15 years old. As the youngest of four children, Depp was responsible for going to his father’s office and collecting the weekly child support payments. Due to the his parent’s split,  Depp’s connection with his father was strained. Depp dropped out of high school at the age of 16 and joined the Kids, a garage band. The band was successful enough to open for Talking Heads and B-52s, but they were barely able to meet their ends. Depp stayed in his friend’s ’67 Chevy Impala for several months.

About his career:

Johnny Depp’s first legitimate film role was in Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). He began studying acting seriously in 1987, and his efforts were rewarded when he was cast in the television drama , 21 Jump Street. His dismal appearances in films like Edward Scissorhands (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999), and Alice in Wonderland (2010), as well as his important roles in the Pirates of the Caribbean flicks, have earned him acclaim.

Depp’s career soared as he garnered critical acclaim and increased in popularity. Among his most famous roles were Sam in Benny & Joon (1993), for which he received a Golden Globe nod, and Gilbert in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993).

 About ’21 Jump Street’ and his relationship with Lori Allison:

When Depp was 20 years old, he married Lori Allison, who was a 25-year-old makeup artist. In the same year, they moved to Los Angeles with Depp’s band in the hopes of making it huge. While operating on a shoestring budget, Depp and his bandmates supplemented their money by selling pens for a telemarketing firm. After his wife introduced him to her ex-boyfriend, who is an actor  named Nicolas Cage, Depp began acting a year later. Depp’s talent was recognized by Cage, and he recommended him to a Hollywood agent. Depp received his first major movie part in the horror picture Nightmare on Elm Street after several small roles as an extra (1984).

However by 1985 Depp’s marriage had broken up. Following his breakup with Allison, Depp began dating actress Sherilyn Fenn, whom he met during the filming of the short film Dummies (1985). They got engaged for a short time before breaking up. Following their breakup, Depp met and proposed to actress Jennifer Grey, but their relationship was short-lived as well.

Depp began really studying acting in Los Angeles, first in sessions at the Loft Studio and subsequently with a private instructor. In 1987, he succeeded actor Jeff Yagher in the role of undercover detective Tommy Hanson in the popular Canadian-filmed television series 21 Jump Street, and the lessons paid off. Depp became a teen idol almost suddenly as a result of the role, even though he despised the title. When his contract on Jump Street expired in 1989, he jumped at the chance to take on more serious parts.

About his Academy Award nominations

In 2003 the film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Depp played Captain Jack Sparrow. Depp received his first Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones. He was nominated again the following year for his performance in Finding Neverland as Peter Pan creator James M. Barrie (2004). Depp returned to the role of Jack Sparrow in later Pirates of the Caribbean films, including Dead Man’s Chest (2006), At World’s End (2007), On Stranger Tides (2011), and Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), which were among the highest-grossing films of all time. During this time, Depp reteamed with Burton for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s musical; in the role of serial killer Sweeney, Depp drew accolades for both his acting and singing and he was nominated for another Academy Award.

About His mainstream success: ‘Cry-Baby’ and ‘Edward Scissorhands’.

Depp’s image was changed when he starred in John Waters’ 1950s-kitsch musical Cry-Baby (1990), which became a cult smash and helped him change his image. In the same year, he was cast in the eponymous role of Tim Burton’s fantasy picture Edward Scissor hands, allowing him to demonstrate his flexibility as an actor. The film not only cemented Depp’s status as an A-list performer but also brought in over $54 million at the box office. Following the success of the film, Depp established himself as a serious, slightly gloomy, distinctive actor, frequently choosing roles that surprise reviewers and fans alike.

His relationship with Amber Heard:

Amber Heard met Johnny Depp for the first time while filming The Rum Diary, a film based on Hunter S. Thompson’s novel. Depp and Heard married in private ceremony at their home in Los Angeles after several years of dating. The couple married in a low-key ceremony at Depp’s home in February 2015.

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp divorce:

After they married in 2015, Amber filed for divorce from Johnny in 2016 and secured a temporary restraining order against him. During their relationship, Amber alleged that Johnny mistreated her verbally and physically, and their divorce was highly publicised. After Heard presented the court with a photo of her injured face, the judge granted her a temporary restraining order against Depp, who rejected her charges of abuse.

Three months later, the couple divorced and admitted to having a “volatile” relationship in a joint statement. They claimed after Heard dismissed her restraining order petition, “Our relationship was incredibly passionate and at times tumultuous, but always connected by love.” “Neither party has brought false charges for the purpose of gaining a financial advantage.” There was never any intention of harming somebody physically or emotionally.”

In 2018

Depp launched a libel case against The Sun in June 2018 after the newspaper referred to him as a “wife-beater” in an article about his role in the Fantastic Beasts film series. The study was originally set to begin in March 2020, however, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was moved back to July 2020. Heard wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post in December 2018 detailing how her life has altered since she came public with her allegations against Depp in 2016. She didn’t name him, but she did reference a time “two years” ago when she “became a prominent figure representing domestic abuse.”

In early 2019

Depp sued Heard for $50 million in defamation over an essay she published for The Washington Post. Heard requested that the case be dismissed, but in August 2021, a Virginia judge decided that the case may go on. The actress has filed a $100 million counter suit against Depp, claiming that her ex-husband orchestrated a slander campaign against her.

In July of 2020,

In London, the trial for Depp’s libel action against The Sun began. Several witnesses, including Depp’s ex-girlfriends Paradis and Winona Ryder, testified on his side and said that he was not abusive toward them during their relationships.

In 2021

Heard sued Depp for $100 million in retaliation.

On April 19 2022

Depp takes the stand and testifies over the course of four days. Prosecutors provide evidence of Heard’s abuse allegations, while the defence emphasizes Depp’s previous drug and alcohol usage, text messages, and recordings, saying Depp was the perpetrator of the violence.

Johnny Depp and Amber Herd
Johnny Depp and Amber Herd in Court


Following Depp’s testimony, Los Angeles police officers and Depp’s legal team-hired psychologist Shannon Curry to testify in court.