Johnny Depp is an American actor and musician, known for his out-of-the-league eccentric roles in various dramatic and fantasy films. He has also been awarded the Golden Globe Award for the lead role in recent films.
Johnny Depp Biography
Johnny Depp’s early life :-
Johnny Depp’s full name is John Christopher Depp, he was born on June 9, 1963 in Katie Owensboro, USA, his mother’s name is Betty Sue Palmer and father’s name is Christopher Depp Sr. And his father was a civil engineer. His brother’s name is Daniel and two sisters named Christy and Debbie.
Johnny Depp’s father was an engineer, so he was transferred to many cities of America, finally settled in Miramar, Florida in 1970. Depp’s parents divorced in 1978.
There was always tension in the family due to the quarrel between the parents. Due to this, he started harming himself. There are eight marks of self-harm on his body, Johnny Depp himself revealed during an interview in 1993.
At the age of 16, Depp dropped out of high school to pursue a career in music.
Johnny Depp’s marriage and children:-
In 1983, Depp married Lori Anne Allison, who worked as a makeup artist while struggling as a musician. He divorced Alison the following year.
While working on the movie The Ninth Gate, he met French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, with whom he had two children.
He then married actress Amber Heard in 2015, but their life was full of turmoil even after this marriage, with Heard specifically accusing her of physically assaulting her and accusing her of using drugs. Had a habit of taking They divorced in 2016 and two years later the British newspaper The Sun called Depp a “wife beater”.
Film career of Johnny Depp :-
Johnny Depp started his career in 1987 with the Fox TV television series 21 Jump Street. The success of this series made Depp a famous actor in the late 1980s.
Johnny Depp’s first film was the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Then in 1986, Johnny Depp played a small role in Oliver Stone’s film Platoon.
In 1990 he played the lead character in Tim Burton’s film Edward Scissorhands. After the success of this film, he worked with Tim Burton for a long time.
The 2003 Walt Disney Pictures film Pirates of the Pirates: The Curse of the Black Pearl was a major success in which Depp’s portrayal of pirate Captain Jack Sparrow was widely acclaimed, earning him worldwide recognition.
Johnny Depp then played the character of Willy Wonka in the film ‘Charlie and the Chocolate’ Factory in 2005, this film was a huge success at the box office.
Johnny Depp returned as Jack Sparrow in the film’s sequel, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Treasures of the Dead, which was released on July 7, 2006. The film grossed $135.55 million in the first three days in the US, making it several box office hits. The record was broken.
The film’s sequel, Pirates of the Caribbean, Eight Worlds, was released on 24 May 2007. Depp said that Sparrow is “definitely a big part of his life” and that he wants to star in a sequel. Johnny Depp Biography
Johnny Depp is an American actor and producer who has a net worth of $150 million. To date, several of Johnny Depp’s successful films have grossed over $3.4 billion in the US and over $8.7 billion worldwide at the box office. His annual salary is known to top $100 million in some years, making him one of the highest paid actors.
A lawsuit against his former business managers reveals that between 2003 and 2016 alone, Johnny earned $650 million in salary, backend benefits and support contracts. Unfortunately, the same trial revealed that at times, Johnny had reached bankruptcy due to an unimaginably lavish lifestyle. His monthly lifestyle cost was upwards of $2 million when he was at the peak of his career.
Johnny Depp Awards & Achievements
1- Johnny Depp was given the London Film Critics Circle Award in 1996.
2- In 1998, Johnny Depp was given the Russian Guild of Film Critics Award.
3- In 2004, Johnny Depp was awarded the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Award for Best Actor.
4- In 2008, Johnny Depp received “Best Villain” for his portrayal of Sweeney Todd at the MTV Movie Awards and Best Comedy Performance for Jack Sparrow.
5- Johnny Depp has been nominated three times for the Academy Awards.
Johnny Depp Biography
Major controversies related to Johnny Depp:-
• In 2002 Johnny Depp claimed he was of Native American ancestry, then criticized by the Native American community as there is no evidence of his Native American ancestry.
• In 2003, he made a controversial statement to a German magazine that “America is dumb”.
• In 2015, he was accused of illegally bringing his dogs to Australia.
Hobbies of Johnny Depp :-
Playing guitar, watching cartoons, collecting dolls and guns.
Favorite Food :-
Mexican Food, Blueberry and Ginger Bourbon Sour, Chateau Petras.