Johnny Depp’s Net Worth, Early Life, Career, And More!

Johnny Depp's Net Worth, Early Life, Career, And More!

What Is Johnny Depp’s Net Worth?

Johnny Depp is an actor and producer from the United States with a net worth of $150 million. Johnny Depp’s several successful films have made over $3.4 billion in the United States and $8.7 billion globally.

His annual compensation has been reported to exceed $100 million in some years, easily making him one of the highest-paid performers on the planet. Johnny collected $650 million in wages, backend profits, and endorsement contracts between 2003 and 2016, according to a lawsuit filed against his former business managers. Unfortunately, that same lawsuit revealed that Johnny was on the verge of bankruptcy at various points due to an unbelievably lavish lifestyle. His monthly lifestyle spending surpassed $2 million at one point. At the bottom of this page, you’ll find a lot more information about Johnny’s infamous financial situation.

Early Life

John Christopher Depp II was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963. He has three older brothers and sisters. During his childhood, his family moved frequently, eventually settling in Miramar, Florida. After his mother gave him a guitar when he was 12 years old, Depp began playing in numerous bands and finally dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of being a rock musician. His band, The Kids, moved to Los Angeles but soon disbanded. On the suggestion of actor Nicolas Cage, whom Depp met through his first wife, Depp decided to pursue an acting career.

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Johnny Depp's Net Worth, Early Life, Career, And More!

Career 

Depp made his feature debut in 1984’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” His breakout role in the Fox television series “21 Jump Street” reportedly paid him up to $45,000 per episode.

Stardom
“21 Jump Street” boosted Depp’s career. He starred in Tim Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands” in 1990. The role cemented his status as a top Hollywood actor and launched his long-term connection with Burton. Among Depp’s 1990s projects were “Benny and Joon,” “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” “Don Juan DeMarco,” “Donnie Brasco,” “Sleepy Hollow,” and “Chocolat” (2000).

Johnny Depp's Net Worth, Early Life, Career, And More!

He was praised for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003). He played the pirate in all four sequels. In 2004, he reunited with Tim Burton, portraying Willy Wonka in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and playing Victor Van Dort in “Corpse Bride” (2005). Depp won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his portrayal in Burton’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007). “Alice in Wonderland” (2010) with “Dark Shadows” (2012). Aside from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, he has appeared in Murder on the Orient Express and Richard Says Goodbye (2018).

Infinitum Nihil was founded in 2004 by Depp and his sister Christi Dembrowski. Depp is also a musician. In September 2015, he formed Hollywood Vampires alongside Alice Cooper and Joe Perry. Depp co-wrote three songs on the album. Rise, their sophomore album, came out in June 2019.

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Personal Life

Depp married Lori Allison in 1983 and divorced in 1985. In the 1980s, he married actresses Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn. To Winona Ryder, he proposed in 1990. A romance with actress and singer Vanessa Paradis began in 1998 after a relationship with model Kate Moss. Together they have two children and met in France while Depp was filming “The Ninth Gate.”

Johnny Depp's Net Worth, Early Life, Career, And More!

The next year, on the production of “The Rum Diary,” Depp began dating actress Amber Heard (2011). It’s been a rough couple years for Heard and Depp. They married in February 2015, but Heard filed for divorce in May 2016. After a year of court battles, they divorced in January 2017. Depp sued Heard for $50 million for defamation after she penned an op-ed in The Washington Post in December 2018.

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