June 09, 1963
Owensboro, Kentucky U.S.
Source(-s) of wealth
film producer, singer, and writer
Who is Johnny Depp?
Johnny Depp is an American actor, movie producer and musician with multiple awards to his name. He has starred in several movies such as the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Johnny Depp has starred in over sixty movies from 1984 to 2020. He has appeared in over eleven TV shows and two video games. Johnny voiced over twenty-one documentaries. Throughout his movie career, he has been nominated for over 55 awards and won 25 of them. Notable awards won include the Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and MTV Movie & TV Awards. Since making his debut in 1984, Johnny has made several appearances in countless movies, earning millions. One time in 2012, he earned a whopping $75 million in one year, making him one of the highest-paid actors according to the Guinness book of world record.
A brief history of Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp Childhood & Education
Born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky. He has three siblings. Johnny is the youngest child of Betty Sue Palmer, a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, an engineer. John was raised in Miramar, Florida, where he was playing in different bands at the age of 12. His mom got him his first guitar, which was used in several band music. Johnny first started as a musician with the band called Kids which later rebranded to Six Gun Method and moved to Los Angeles. The band split up in 1984, but that did not stop Johnny from making several rock songs, of which “Mary” was a major hit track. Johnny Depp is a Miramar High School dropout after following the principal’s advice of pursuing his music career instead of school.
Johnny Depp Career
Depp made his acting debut in 1984 after being introduced to action by Nicholas Cage. Depp hit his first breakthrough in movies through Edward Scissorhands, grossing about $53 million domestic gross. His major box office success came in 2003 when he starred as pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. We won the Screen Actor’s Award for Best Actor and received multiple nominations for notable awards. In 2020, Johnny played the role of Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland, which grossed a massive $1.025 billion at the box office. Making it one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. Johnny continued to make big movies every year and by 2012, he was among the highest earnings actors in the world grossing over $75 million in earnings per year. He has made several remarkable movies and will make more in the coming years.
Johnny Depp started as a guitarist for a band called Kids back in high school. In high school, he already had local successes before dropping out to focus on music. He has featured on several songs by top artists such as Shane MacGowan, Oasis, Iggy Pop, The New Basement Tapes and so many others. He has featured in several music videos for Avril Lavigne, Paul McCartney, The Lemonheads, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. He formed the Hollywood Vampires band in 2015 with Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, and Bruce Witkin. He has been featured in over 43 different songs throughout his music career. Johnny has gone on several music tours and concerts as a guitarist. He is multitalented.
Johnny Depp formed a film production company in 2004 called Infinitum Nihil. While serving as the CEO, the company has released two moves so far in 2011. He also co-owns The Viper Room, a nightclub in Los Angeles. He Co-owns Man Ray, a restaurant bar in Paris. He also edited a published novel in 2013 with Douglas Brinkley.
What is Johnny Depp’s Net Worth 2022?
As an actor, Johnny Depp has amassed several million from the movie industry. In 2012 alone, Johnny earned over $75 million, making him one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He was signed by Dior, the French luxury perfume maker, as the face of a fragrance. The deal was rumoured to be in the millions of dollars. Johnny has made millions from Hollywood. Currently, he has a net worth of about $150 million.