About Johnny Depp
Golden Globe Winner Depp, is a famous American actor and producer who is well known for his role as Jack Sparrow played in the fantasy film, Pirates of the Caribbean and its sequels.
He got nominated three times for the Academy Award as best actor and has also recorded his name in Guinness World Records for being the world’s highest-paid actor in 2012.
He recently showed his appearance as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in 2018.
He was the youngest among his siblings and was born to Betty and John Christopher Depp on 9th June 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States. He witnessed his parent’s divorce at the young age of 15.
He dropped out of his school to become a Rock musician and joined band Rock City Angels. Later, he pursued a career in acting on the advice of actor, Nicolas Cage.
He made his first debut through a small role in a horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984 and further starred in various supporting roles getting noticed as teen idol through TV series, 21 Jump Street in 1987 but he was not pleased with the role and decided to take his career on a serious mode by starring in movies that he likes to do.
In 1990, he played many teen-oriented films and gained critical acclaim for playing title role in Edward Scissorhands.
His other famous works include; Ed Wood (1994), Donnie Brasco (1997), The Astronaut’s Wife (1999) and Sleepy Hollow (1999).
His marvelous family blockbuster, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl came in 2003 where he portrayed Jack Sparrow as a charming, conniving and roguish captain of the ship.
Then came movies like Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Dark Shadows (2012) where he was praised to best fit as a versatile actor in the Hollywood industry.
He again made a headline on the list of favorite actors by playing the role of Gellert Grindelwald in J.K. Rowling’s written films; Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018).
Depp married to Lori Anne Allison from 1983 to 1985. He later was in a relationship with Jennifer Grey, Sherilyn Fenn, Winona Ryder, and Kate Moss.
He was blessed with on daughter, Lily-Rose Melody Depp, and son, John “Jack” Christopher Depp III from her girlfriend Vanessa Paradis later separated in 2012.
He further dated Amber Heard and married her in 2015. Rumour heard filing of a divorce in 2016 that later got finalized in January 2017.
It is estimated to be around $400 million.