Johnny Depp Biography
Johnny Depp, an American actor, producer and musician were born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to one Betty Sue who was a waitress and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.
The Depps later relocated to Florida soon after the death of his grandfather and there he was raised together with his sisters Debbie and Christi Dembrowski, who in the future is a personal manager; and his older brother D.P. Depp who in present-day becomes a screenwriter.
A year after his parents’ divorce and at the age 16, Johnny Depp dropped out of Loft Studio school in Los Angeles, California in the intention of becoming a rock musician. Being a musician did not work for him so he took up the job of being a ballpoint-pen salesman to support himself and his wife, Lori Anne Allison.
Depp’s acting career came to be when he and his wife visited Los Angeles where he met up with actor Nicolas Cage, who advised him to turn to acting, which led to Depp’s film debut in the low-budget horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street, where he played a teenager who falls prey to dream-stalking demon Freddy Krueger.
Depp’s efforts paid off in 1987 when he landed a role on the television show 21 Jump Street. He has since starred in several popular films and gained popularity for his work on the silver screen. In 1997 he played an undercover FBI agent in the fact-based film Donnie Brasco and in 1998 he appeared in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas which was directed by Terry Gilliam. Later in 1999, Johnny Depp appeared in the sci-fi/horror film The Astronaut’s Wife and also teamed up again with Burton in Sleepy Hollow where he brilliantly portrayed Ichabod Crane.
In the year 2003 he starred in the marvelous family blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl a role that opened several doors for his career and included an Oscar nomination. Depp then did several other films and later collaborated again with Burton in a screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland and Dark Shadows.
In the year 2013 Depp starred as Tonto in the movie The Lone Ranger which got a very good reception. Later in the years 2015 and 2016 Johnny Depp starred in Black Mass and Alice Through the Looking Glass respectively.
Johnny has several awards under him including: Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Golden Raspberry Awards, Indiana Film Journalists Awards, Irish Film and Television Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, London Critics Circle Film Awards, MTV Movie Awards, National Movie Awards, Online Film Critics Society Awards, Palm Springs International Film Festiva,l People’s Choice Awards, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards, Rembrandt Awards, Russian Guild of Film Critics Satellite Awards, Saturn Awards, Teen Choice Awards and Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards
Johnny Depp Age
He was born on 9 June 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States. He is 55 years old as of 2018.
Johnny Depp Wife
Depp was married to Lori Anne Allison from December 20, 1983, but they divorced in 1985. After several ins and outs in relationships, Johnny Depp settled with French actor and singer Vanessa Paradis, whom he met while filming The Ninth Gate in France in 1998. The couple got two children but they later in the year 2012 announced their divorce.
Depp later started going out with co-star Amber Heard. The couple was seen publicly together for the first time in 2012, not long after Depp’s split with Paradis. The couple got engaged on Christmas Eve in 2013 and tied the knot on February 2015 but just 15 months later, on May 2016, Heard filed for divorce.
Johnny Depp Children
In May of 1999, Johnny Depp and his now ex-wife welcomed daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp. Depp and Paradis had their second child, son Jack John Christopher Depp III, three years later, that is in the year 2002.
Johnny Depp Film and movies
- A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
- Platoon (1986)
- Cry-Baby (1990)
- Edward Scissorhands (1990)
- Benny & Joon (1993)
- What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
- Ed Wood (1994)
- Dead Man (1995)
- Don Juan DeMarco (1995)
- Donnie Brasco (1997)
- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
- The Ninth Gate (1999)
- Sleepy Hollow (1999)
- The Astronaut’s Wife (1999)
- Before Night Falls (2000)
- Chocolat (2000)
- Blow (2001)
- From Hell (2001)
- Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
- Secret Window (2004)
- Finding Neverland (2004)
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
- Corpse Bride (2005)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
- Public Enemies (2009)
- The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
- Alice in Wonderland (2010)
- The Tourist (2010)
- Rango (2011)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
- The Rum Diary (2011)
- Dark Shadows (2012)
- The Lone Ranger (2013)
- Transcendence (2014)
- Into the Woods (2014)
- Mortdecai (2015)
- Black Mass (2015)
- Yoga Hosers (2016)
- Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
- Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
- Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
- LAbyrinth (2018)
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
- Richard Says Goodbye(2018)
Johnny Depp Cry Baby
It is an American teen musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John WatersThe film stars Johnny Depp as 1950s teen rebel “Cry-Baby” Wade Walker, and also features a large ensemble cast that includes Amy Locane, Polly Bergen, Susan Tyrrell, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake, and Traci Lords, with appearances by Troy Donahue, Joe Dallesandro, Joey Heatherton, David Nelson, Willem Dafoe, and Patricia Hearst.
The story centers on a group of delinquents who refer to themselves as “drapes” and their interaction with the rest of the town and its other subculture, the “squares”, in 1950s Baltimore, Maryland. “Cry-Baby” Walker, a drape, and Allison, a square, create upheaval and turmoil in their little town of Baltimore by breaking the subculture taboos and falling in love. The film shows what the young couple has to overcome to be together and how their actions affect the rest of the town.
Johnny Depp Tattoos
Depp’s interest for ink is very apparent from his various tattoos. Some are;
- Heritage: it’s his first tattoo on his right bicep.The Cherokee Indian chief in order to honor his Indian heritage. It is made on his right bicep.
- Betty Sue: Has his mother’s name. Betty Sue inked inside a heart on his upper left arm.
- Forever?: For his dedication to his then-girlfriend, Winona Ryder, he inked “Winona Forever” on his upper right arm. After the breakup, after he changed it to “Wino Forever”.
- Triangle: an inverted triangle is above his mother’s name. The triangle was originally drawn by the Russian painter, Maybe this piece had political significance for Depp.
- Brave: It’s inside his right arm. He got the symbol of his movie, “The Brave” (1997).
Johnny Depp Height
Depp is only 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Johnny Depp Money
Johnny Depp is embroiled in a massive lawsuit over his ‘extravagant and extreme’ lifestyle — here’s a look at his insane real estate portfolio, his monthly bills according to the lawsuit are;
- $30,000 on wine
- $300,000 on staff, including 40 full-time employees
- $150,000 on security for himself and his family
- $200,000 for a private jet
Johnny Depp Manager
The Mandel Company’s desire for declaratory relief that Depp “caused his own financial waste,” a Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday ruled that business manager’s claim of promissory fraud against the Oscar nominee in its countersuit can stand as the financially lurid case moves forward
Johnny Depp In Trouble
Depp’s personal life reads almost like a movie, with highly publicized scandals from divorces to injuries to legal battles. Now his former business management team, The Management Group (TMG), is fed up because of how frustrating it has been to handle Depp’s personal matters, and the company plans to take the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales actor to court.
TMG’s suit is a countersuit in response to legal action Johnny Depp took in January. Depp sued TMG, which managed his assets from 1999 to 2016, for $25 million and accused the company of fraud and negligence. However, now TMG has hit back at Depp with allegations that the Pirates of the Caribbean star is “a habitual liar,” according to USA Today. Per the countersuit, Depp makes irresponsible spending decisions and tosses excessive amounts of cash at shallow purchases, such as expensive art, fine wine, lavish properties, private jets, and an enormous yacht. The company accused Depp of leading an “ultra-extravagant lifestyle” that requires “profligate” spending of millions of dollars per month. It should be noted that Johnny Depp has denied his spending is a problem. The 53-year-old movie star put the blame for the mishandling of his assets squarely on the shoulders of his former management team. In fact, regarding the company’s accusations about how much Depp spends and how he invests his money.
Johnny Depp Dior Promotion Video
Johnny Depp has defended his latest advert for Sauvage cologne after the video was accused of being racially insensitive to Native Americans.
He said that the Dior promotion was made with “great love and respect for indigenous people” – and he rejected claims it amounted to cultural appropriation. The ad was deleted hours after it was posted on social media last month featured a Native American man performing a dance, while the Pirates of The Caribbean star plays a guitar and lights a fire in the US desert.