Johnny Depp, also known as John Christopher Depp II, is an American actor, producer, and musician. As of 2023, Johnny Depp has a net worth of $210 million. He is well-known for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Walt Disney series “Pirates of the Caribbean” (2003-2017).
Johnny Depp Biography
American actor Johnny Depp was born on June 9, 1963, and is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born and raised in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA to an affluent American family. He does not profess any religion, is an atheist, and believes in the present.
Johnny Depp dropped out of Florida’s Miramar High School at the age of 16 in 1979 to become a rock musician, and never finished his schooling. From an early age, he was more interested in music and acting than in studies.
John Christopher Depp II
Date of Birth
9 June 1963
Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
59 Years Old
Doesn’t follow any
English, French, German, and Irish
Actor, Producer, and Musician
Film: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Discography: That Woman’s Got Me Drinking (1994)
Captain Jack Sparrow in the Film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Miramar High School, Florida
High School Drop Out
Johnny Depp’s parents are Mr. John Christopher Depp and Mrs. Betty Sue Palmer. By profession, his father is a civil engineer and his mother is a housewife.
Johnny has three siblings. His two older sisters are Kristi Dembrowski and Debbie Depp and his older brother is Daniel Depp.
Wife and Children
Johnny Depp’s marital status is divorced. He is currently not dating anyone and has been out of the position since 2019. Previously, Johnny Depp dated Polina Glen from 2017 to 2019.
He married actress Amber Heard in 2015 but divorced in 2017. Heard’s allegations that Depp abused her during their relationship came to public attention during their divorce. In 2018, he sued the owner of the British newspaper, The Sun, for defamation under British law, alleging that Heard had insulted him.
He also dated actress and singer Vanessa Paradis from 1998 to 2012. The couple was blessed with a daughter, Lily-Rose Depp (1999), and a son, Jack Depp (2002).
Before that, he dated Kate Moss from 1994 to 1998, Ellen Barkin in 1994, Juliet Lewis in 1993, Winona Ryder from 1989 to 1993, Jennifer Gray in 1989, and Cheryllyn Penn from 1985 to 1988. Moreover, Johnny married his first love, Laurie Ellison, in 1983 at the age of 20, and the couple divorced in 1985.
Father: John Christopher Depp Mother: Betty Sue Palmer
Brother: Daniel Depp Sister: Christi Dembrowski and Debbie Depp
Lori Anne Allison (1983-1985) Amber Heard (2015-2017)
Vanessa Paradis (1998-2012)
Polina Glen Ellen Barkin Juliette Lewis Winona Ryder Jennifer Grey Sherilyn Fenn
Children with Vanessa Paradis
Son: Jack Depp Daughter: Lily-Rose Depp
Johnny Depp is a handsome, smart, and good-looking guy with a charming and daring personality. He has an attractive physique with a normal body type.
Johnny is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 78 kg. He has stylish dark brown hair and beautiful, alluring black eyes.
5′ 10″ ( 1.76 m, 176 cm)
78 kg (172 lbs)
Johnny Depp started his career as a rock musician in 1979 at the age of 16. When he was 20, he moved to Los Angeles with his band. Depp’s ex-wife, Lori Anne Allison, introduced him to actor Nicolas Cage after the band broke up. Cage encouraged him to pursue his acting career after they became friends.
After reading James Dean’s biography and watching “Rebel Without a Cause”, Johnny became interested in acting. An audition for “A Nightmare on Elm Street” helped Depp audition with Wes Craven. He said that Depp, who had no acting experience, “played it by mistake”. He was cast as Freddy Krueger’s lover because he caught the attention of Craven’s daughter during the audition.
Depp’s projects throughout the 1990s included “Benny & Joon” (1993), “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (1993), “Don Juan DeMarco” (1995), “Donnie Brasco” (1997), “Sleepy Hollow” (1999), and “Chocolat” (2000).
He gained huge fame for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Walt Disney Pictures film “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003). He repeated his role as a pirate in four sequels to the series. Later, he reunited with Tim Burton in 2004 to play Willy Wonka in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2004) and the animated film “Corpse Bride” (2005).
For his role in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007), Depp won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy and received his third Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He continued his partnership with Burton on “Alice in Wonderland” (2010) and “Dark Shadows” (2012). Several other films he has seemed in include “Fantastic Beasts” (2016), “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017), and “Goodbye Richard Says” (2018).