- Name: Johnny Depp
- Age: 53 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $400 Million
- Status: Alive
Johnny Depp is an award-winning American actor, film director and producer. He’s known for such film as Pirates of the Caribbean and the 1980s series, 21 Jump Street. Depp was born John Christopher Depp II on June 9, 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky. His mother, Betty Sue, was a waitress and his father, John, a civil engineer. He has three siblings, Daniel, Debbie and Christi. Depp grew up in Miramar, Florida where he attended Miramar High School. He dropped out at age 16 due to his parent’s divorce and other family problems.
Depp moved to Los Angeles in 1983 and was introduced to actor Nicolas Cage the following year. He started off doing bit roles before landing his first major gig in the 1984 horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street. Depp followed up with the lead role as “Tom Hanson” in Fox’s television series, 21 Jump Street. He held the role from 1987 to 1990 and was dubbed a teen idol during the 1980s. Other early films include Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands (1990), Benny & Joon (1993), and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Depp starred opposite Al Pacino in the 1997 crime drama, Donnie Brasco. The film had big numbers at the box office and earned an Oscar nomination for best adapted screenplay. Depp gained further popularity with his role as “Captain Jack Sparrow” in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The film’s first installment, The Curse of the Black Pearl, was released in 2003 to critical and commercial acclaim. Depp reprised the role in Dead Man’s Chest (2006), At World’s End (2007), On Stranger Tides (2011), and Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). He won a Golden Globe Award for his performance in the 2007 musical horror comedy, Sweeney Todd. Other notable films include Alice in Wonderland (2010) with Anne Hathaway, The Lone Ranger (2013) with Armie Hammer, and Black Mass (2015) with Joel Edgerton. Depp was inducted as a Disney Legend in 2015, and his star was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.
Aside from acting, Depp is known for his production company ‘Infinitum Nihil’ which was founded in 2004. Their first productions were the 2011 films, The Rum Diary, and Hugo. Depp was a member of the bands, The Kids, and P. In 2015, he formed the rock supergroup, Hollywood Vampires, with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry. Their self titled debut album ‘Hollywood Vampires (2015)’ peaked at #43 on the Billboard 200 charts.
Johnny Depp is 5ft 9in tall and has a net worth of $400 million. His films have grossed over $7 billion worldwide. Depp was married to ‘Lori Anne Allison’ from 1983 to 1985. He dated several other celebrities including Sherilyn Fenn, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Grey and Kate Moss. He dated pop singer ‘Vanessa Paradis’ from 1998 to 2012 and they had two children, Lily-Rose Melody and John Christopher. Depp married actress ‘Amber Heard‘ in 2015 after dating for three years. Amber Heard filed for divorce in May 2016, citing verbal and physical abuse. Their divorce was finalized in August 2016.
Johnny Depp Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: John Christopher Depp II
- Birthday: June 9, 1963
- How Old : Age: 53 years old
- Place of Birth: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Producer, Musician
- Years Active: 1984-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $400 Million
- Marriage(s): Lori Anne Allison, Amber Heard
- Death-O-Meter: Alive