Johnny Depp Bio, Age, Height, Family, Dating, Net Worth, Facts

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Who is Johnny Depp?

Johnny Depp is regarded as one of the most successful and marketable actors in the Hollywood industry who has been cast in a variety of roles throughout his acting career. Beginning his show business career in the 1980s, he is widely known for playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise. He has been a part of several box office hit films like Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Tourist and not to mention  Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He has received nominations for Academy Award for Best Actor three times and won the Golden Globe Award for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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Personal Life

Johnny Depp was born on the 9th of June 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States of America. He’s currently 56 years old.

Birth NameJohn Christopher Depp II
NicknameMr. Stench, Colonel, Donkey Dick, Johnny Depp
Date of BirthJune 9, 1963
Place of BirthOwensboro, Kentucky, U.S.
Age56 years old
Sun SignGemini
ProfessionActor, Producer, Musician
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite

Family

  • Father – John Christopher Depp (Civil Engineer)
  • Mother – Betty Sue Palmer (née Wells) (Waitress)
  • Siblings – Debbie Depp (Older Sister), Christi Dembrowski (Older Sister) (Film Producer), Daniel Depp (Older Brother) (Screenwriter)

Education

During his childhood, he and his family lived in more than 20 different places, before settling in Miramar, Florida. He attended Miramar High School there but eventually dropped out of high school after his parent’s divorce to pursue a career as a rock musician.

Johnny Depp Dating and Love Life

On December 20, 1983, Johnny Depp married makeup artist, Lori Anne Allison but their marriage lasted only for two years ending in 1985.

In 1986, he got engaged to actress Sherilyn Fenn but they never married. Their relationship didn’t last long. During this time, he was also reported to be engaged with actress Jennifer Grey.

In late 1989, Depp began dating his co-star Winona Ryder and got engaged after months. He also tattooed “WINONA FOREVER” on his right arm. But, this relationship also didn’t travel long eventually ending in 1993. After that, he changed the tattoo to “WINO FOREVER”.

Post this relationship, he dated British Supermodel, Kate Moss from 1994 to 1998.

Following his breakup from Moss, Depp began a relationship with French actor and singer Vanessa Paradis, whom he met while filming The Ninth Gate in France in 1998. They have two children, daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp (born 1999) and son John “Jack” Christopher Depp III (born 2002). They separated in 2012.

In 2011, Depp began dating actor and model Amber Heard, whom he met on the set of The Rum Diary. They got engaged in 2013 and married in a private civil ceremony at their home in Los Angeles in February 2015. The following year, Heard filed for divorce, which was finalized in 2017.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 10 inches
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
WeightKilograms – 78 kg
Pounds – 172 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
SexualityStraight
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Dress Size7 (US)

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 1984, Johnny Depp had his breakthrough role as Glen Lantz in the horror slasher film A Nightmare on Elm Street.

Television Debut

Crime draIn 1985, he played Lionel Viland in an episode titled “Beasts of Prey” of TV series Lady Blue.

Famous For

Johnny Depp received acclaim for his roles in films such as Arizona Dream (1993), Sleepy Hollow (1999). Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), Finding Neverland (2004), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Pirates of the Caribbean series (2003 – Present), Alice in Wonderland (2010), The Tourist (2010), Dark Shadows (2012), The Lone Ranger (2013), and Transcendence (2014), among others.

Johnny Depp Favorite Things

  • Food – Mexican food, pork, and chicken
  • People – Hunter S Thompson, Jack Kerouac, Banksy
  • Bands – The Rolling Stones, Taraf De Haidouks, Beatles, Aerosmith, Oasis
  • Color – Black
  • Places – London, Miramar, Owensboro, New York, Los Angeles, Meudon, Paris, Saint-Tropez, Malibu, Miami, Norfolk
  • Accessories – Fedora hat, wristbands, sunglasses, eyeglasses

Johnny Depp Net Worth

Depp is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. He takes $20 million upfront per film plus an additional 20% of the backend. His total net worth is estimated to be $200 million. He is best known for his lavish spending habits and according to his management company, The Management Group, with which he ties till 2016. He sued the company in 2017 for improperly managing his money.

As per the company claims, Johnny reportedly spends $3.6 million per year to maintain a 40-person full-time staff, $30,000 per month on wine, $150,000 per month on bodyguards, and $200,000 per month on private jet travel. He also reportedly spent $75 million to purchase more than 14 homes around the world including a 45-acre chateau in France, a horse farm in Kentucky, several islands in the Bahamas. He owns several yachts, more than 45 cars, 12 storage facilities worth of memorabilia and an art collection that includes works by artists such as Andy Warhol.

According to the available data on the internet, he owns a 150-year-old mansion in Somerset, England which is set amid Quantock Hills. He purchased his West Hollywood Mansion, located in West Hollywood California in 1996 and a villa named “Plan-de-la Villa” in 1998. He owns a yacht called “Vajoliroja yacht”, which is formed by the first two letters of his name, his then-wife Vanessa and his kids Lily-Rose and Jack. Although he has several cars in possession, his favorite car is 1959 Corvette.

Johnny Depp Facts

Born in Kentucky, Johnny was brought up in Florida.

He started his career as a musician who is good at playing guitars and drums. He has collaborated with the famous singer for their albums and with various bands.

It was actor Nicolas Cage who advised him to try acting.

He was almost by the Disney executive as they couldn’t understand his portrayal of the fictional pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the first installment of the franchise. Today, the franchise is one of Disney’s highest-grossing film series.

Depp is the founder and CEO of the production company Infinitum Nihil where his sister, Christi Dembrowski, serves as president.

He was honored with César, France’s national film award in 1999.

In 2008, Depp won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture for his role in Sweeney Todd.

In 1994, he was arrested for having caused significant damage to the New York Hotel suite. However, the charges were dropped against him after he agreed to pay $9,767 in damages.

He has 13 tattoos, highlighting various important persons and events in life.

He earned a Guinness Record for being the highest-paid actor with $75 million in 2012.

Johnny Depp had donated $2 million to Great Ormond Street Hospital as gratitude for curing his daughter of E. coli, which resulted in temporary kidney failure.

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