Johnny Depp is an American actor, musician, and producer. He is known for his great acting skills and people love him as he plays many different roles. Johnny has done many successful films and grossed over $3.4 billion in America. His worldwide success is much higher as his hit films have grossed over $8.7 billion worldwide. If you want to have more details regarding his personal and professional life you need to read this post.
Early Life and Beginning of career
Johnny was born on 9th June 1963 in Kentucky. He was born in Kentucky but his family moved around a lot when he was young. Johnny has got three siblings and they all are very close to each other. While moving around different cities he had a nourishing childhood. He was interested in becoming an actor since his childhood but nobody could imagine that he will be so popular.
They finally settled down in Florida and his mother gifted him a guitar when he was only 12 years old. Depp became a part of many bands in youth and finally decided to become a rock musician. He didn’t have much interest in studying and chose this career and everything worked in his favor. When the band disbanded he moved on to become an actor. He is 57 years old and height is 5 feet and 10 inches.
Rise to Stardom
Johnny starred in a horror film in 1984 which was the beginning of his career. A Nightmare on Elm Street was the first film that gained immense success. He worked on many other projects and the next series 21 jump street gave him even more prominence. Johnny was paid around $45,000 per episode and that gave him a chance to earn a lot. In his film career, he has done some of the most prominent films and all of them did great at the box office. Here are some of the names of his hit movies.
- Benny and Joon (1993)
- What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
- Don Juan DeMarco (1995)
- Donnie Brasco (1997)
- Sleepy Hollow (1999)
- Chocolat (2000)
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2004
- Corpse Bride (2005)
Johnny Depp has won a lot of awards for the roles he has played so far. He has won Golden Globe Awards along with many other prominent awards. He is an accomplished musician and a popular actor too.
Personal Life and Net worth
Johnny Depp got married to Lori Allison in 1983 and they got divorced after two years. He has been into many relationships and it has been hard for fans to judge what he is up to. Johnny got engaged to both Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn but later proposed to his co-star Winona Ryder.
His relationship with model Kate Moss has always been a highlight but they broke up after a few years too. Once things got over with one woman he started dating Vanessa Paradis in 1998. The pair met when they worked together in the ninth gate. The couple is blessed with two children together. The total net worth of Johnny is estimated to be $200 million while his yearly salary is $20 million per film. He is leading a lavish lifestyle.