|Johnny Depp Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||June 9, 1963|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Johnny Depp is an American actor, producer, and musician who has gained global fame with his role as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. In addition to that, he has also given several great performances in films like Finding Neverland, Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Tourist, Rango, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Sreet, Black Mass, Alice in Wonderland, Minamata, Murder on the Orient Express, Benny & Joon, and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.
John Christopher Depp II
Mr. Stench, Colonel, Donkey Dick, Johnny Depp
Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
Johnny Depp went to Miramar High School, Miramar, Florida, USA. However, he dropped out at the age of 15 to become a rock musician. Actually, when he was 12, he got a guitar from his mother, as a gift on his birthday. He started playing in the garage bands and thought of pursuing his career as a musician.
Actor, Musician, Producer, Screenwriter, and Director
- Father – John Christopher Depp (Civil Engineer)
- Mother – Betty Sue Palmer (née Wells) (Waitress)
- Siblings – Debbie Depp (Older Sister), Christi Dembrowski (Older Sister) (Film Producer), Daniel Depp (Older Brother) (Screenwriter)
Johnny Depp is represented by –
- The Spanky Taylor Company, Company, Burbank, California, United States
- Slate PR, Public Relations Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
78 kg or 172 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Johnny Depp has dated –
- Lori Anne Allison (1983-1985) – Makeup artist, Lori was married to Depp from 1983 to 1985. She introduced Depp to her friends and fellow actor Nicolas Cage, which helped Johnny to get his first big role in his debut movie itself, A Nightmare on Elm Street, released in 1984.
- Sherilyn Fenn (1985-1988) – American actress, Fenn was engaged to Depp during this interval. They first met on the sets of Dummies. After that, they separated to pursue their own careers in different parts of the country.
- Jennifer Grey (1989) – In 1989, Jenni and Depp were reportedly engaged. Though, this news didn’t last long.
- Winona Ryder (1989-1993) – Winona and Johnny met at the premiere of Great Balls of Fire! in June 1989. Soon after that, they started dating. Post several months, they engaged. Johnny also had a tattoo, which said: “Winona Forever”. But, this relationship also had an end, in 1993. Post which, he changed the tattoo to “Wino Forever”.
- Holly Robinson Peete (1990) – RUMOR
- Traci Lords (1990) – In 1990, he had an encounter with adult film actress and model Traci Lords.
- Tally Chanel (1990-1991)
- Juliette Lewis (1993) – RUMOR
- Peggy Trentini (1994)
- Tatjana Patitz (1994)
- Ellen Barkin (1994) – In January 1994, the actors had an encounter. In 2022, Ellen had revealed that Johnny was controlling, drank too much wine, and also gave her a drug before they had s*x.
- Kate Moss (1994-1998) – Both Johnny and British Supermodel, Kate dated for quite a long time. Though, their relationship was not smooth. It had sometimes gone OFF also.
- Naomi Campbell (1998)
- Vanessa Paradis (1998-2012) – French actress and singer, Vanessa Paradis met in June 1998 when Depp was filming The Ninth Gate in France. They had a long relationship of 14 years together, during which they had 2 children – daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp (born 1999), and son John “Jack” Christopher Depp III (born 2002).
- Christina Ricci (1999) – RUMOR
- Penélope Cruz (2002) – RUMOR
- Marion Cotillard (2008) – RUMOR
- Kristen StephensonPino (2010) – RUMOR
- Antoinette Kalaj (2010) – RUMOR
- Angelina Jolie (2010-2011) – RUMOR
- Kiley Evans (2011) – RUMOR
- Robin Baum (2011)
- Amber Heard (2011-2017) – Johnny started dating actress and model Amber Heard in late 2011. US Weekly reported that “Johnny treats her very well and he bought her a horse also. They have even slept together many times.” They met for the first time on the set of the 2009 movie The Rum Diary. The couple engaged in 2013 and married on February 3, 2015, in a private civil ceremony at their home in LA. They split in May 2016 and filed for divorce which was finalized in 2017.
- Julie Ellis (2012) – RUMOR
- Ashley Olsen (2012) – RUMOR
- Lisa Marie Presley (2018-2019) – He had a short-termed affair with Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of singer and actor Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla Presley, between 2018 and 2019.
- Polina Glen (2019)
- Camille Vasquez (2022) – RUMOR
- Joelle Rich (2022) – In September 2022, Johnny was rumored to be dating London-based lawyer Joelle Rich who was already married when she met Johnny but later divorced her husband. Joelle also has 2 children with her husband. She was also part of the legal team during the actor’s libel case against The Sun in 2020. Joelle also used to be present in the Virginia courtroom (to show her support for Depp) during the defamation trial against Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard in 2022. In November 2022, it was reported that the couple had broken up.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English ancestry with distant Irish, Scottish, Welsh, French, Dutch, German, Flemish Belgian, and African roots.
- Highly defined cheekbones
- Teen idol (late 80’s)
- Infinitum Nihil founder
- Frequent work with close friend and director – Tim Burton
In August 2022, it was revealed that Johnny had signed a multi-year deal to be the face of Dior’s Sauvage men’s scent.
He has not confirmed any religious belief but he was raised in an atheist family. Below is an interview of Johnny with Larry King given on October 16, 2011.
Best Known For
- 1980s TV series 21 Jump Street
- He played the title character of the acclaimed Edward Scissorhands (1990) and did Sleepy Hollow (1999), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Rango (2011), and the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
As a Musician
Due to Johnny Depp’s great interest in music, he has played guitar on various songs and simultaneously appeared in many music videos also. He has not released an album.
In 1984, Depp appeared in the horror slasher film A Nightmare on Elm Street for his role as Glen Lantz. He got a big role, as an actor, in his debut movie.
He has also produced, directed, and written many films in the past.
First TV Show
The crime drama TV series Lady Blue was his debut show. He appeared only in a single episode titled “Beasts of Prey” for his role as Lionel Viland.
Dan Isaacson had been the personal trainer for Depp. He has trainer other famous celebs also like Anne Hathaway, Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, and others. Johnny takes a low GI (Glycemic Index) diet. For the Dark Shadows movie, he had to lose somewhere around 20 pounds and he achieved this by drinking tonnes of green tea, eating fruits with less amount of fructose. This was a pretty natural diet, which he followed. But, he also had his favorite ones i.e. chicken and eggs.
His exercise plan is also natural. He had a treadmill at his home and would do hours of cardio sessions on that, plus the core workouts and stability ball exercises. For sword fighting in Pirates of the Caribbean, he was forced to get in shape. Only then, he was able to cope with the numerous practice fighting sessions.
Johnny Depp Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Mexican food, pork, and chicken
- Favorite People – Hunter S Thompson (American Journalist and Author), Jack Kerouac (American Novelist), Banksy (England-based Graffiti artist, Political Activist)
- Favorite Bands – The Rolling Stones, Taraf De Haidouks, Beatles, Aerosmith, Oasis
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Places – London, Miramar, Owensboro, New York, Los Angeles, Meudon, Paris, Saint-Tropez, Malibu, Miami, Norfolk
- Favorite Accessories – Fedora hat, wristbands, sunglasses, eyeglasses
Johnny Depp’s Salary for Pirates of the Caribbean Films
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) – $10 million
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006) – $60 million
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007) – $50 million
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) – $55 million
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) – $90 million
Johnny Depp Facts
- Johnny was raised in Florida but was born in Kentucky in the USA.
- He has 3 siblings and is the youngest among all.
- As of 2012, Depp has collaborated with Tim Burton, his close friend, and director, in 8 movies.
- Johnny is the founder and CEO of the production company, Infinitum Nihil and his sister runs that company as the president.
- He was arrested in 1994 because he caused serious damage to New York Hotel suite. Again, in 1999, he had a dispute with paparazzi outside a restaurant in London while he was dining with Paradis.
- He has over 37 tattoos, highlighting various important persons and events in life.
- He had donated $2 million to Great Ormond Street Hospital as gratitude for curing his daughter of E. coli, which caused her kidneys to shut down.
- Johnny Depp co-owned a restaurant-bar Man Ray (now renamed as World Place), situated in Paris, France.
- As a child, Johnny was allergic to chocolates.
- In 2020, when Johnny was fighting a legal battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard, Sia had supported Johnny. Johnny was accused of domestic abuse by Amber. Because of this, Johnny had sued Amber asking for $50 million for defamation. She had counter-sued Johnny asking for $100 million citing that he had orchestrated a false and defamatory smear campaign against her. In June 2022, Johnny won the defamation lawsuit against Amber and was given $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. In July 2022, it was revealed that Amber and her legal team were officially appealing the verdict in the defamation trial.
- Johnny was found in a UK pub just before he had won his case against Amber Heard. However, he had left the pub before the court’s verdict.
- For Fantastic Beasts 3, he was paid at least $10 million for filming just 1 scene. It was because of the nature of his contract which was “pay-or-play” which meant that he would be getting his full payout even if the movie is not made.
- For Fantastic Beasts 3, he was replaced by Mads Mikkelsen for the role as Gellert Grindelwald. Johnny left the film franchise in November 2020 after losing his libel case again The Sun.
- In 2018, a location manager named Greg “Rocky” Brooks filed a lawsuit against Johnny, claiming that he assaulted him on the set of City of Lies. In July 2022, it was revealed that Johnny had reached a settlement in the case.
- In January 2021, an intruder had entered Johnny’s Hollywood Hills-based home in an attempted burglary.
- In 2021, he was honored with the Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
- In September 2021, he announced the launch of his UK-based production company, IN.2.
- In February 2022, Johnny was honored with a Gold Medal of Merit from the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, during Serbia’s Statehood Day.
- In June 2022, after winning the defamation case against Amber Heard, Johnny spent over $62,000 at an Indian restaurant “Varanasi” in Birmingham, UK for a special celebratory dinner with his friends including Jeff Beck.
- In June 2022, Johnny joined TikTok.
- In June 2022, Johnny was WRONGLY believed to have signed a deal of $301 with Disney to return as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film. He did not sign any such deal.
- In June 2022, a month after winning the defamation trial against Amber Heard, Johnny got a new tattoo of a broken arrow on his under-wrist which means “a new start and new hope”. Overall, the process took 6 hours. This was his 38th tattoo.
- In July 2022, Johnny teamed up with British guitarist Jeff Beck for a new album titled 18.
- Depp was the second-most searched celebrity of 2022 on Google. Amber Heard had topped that list.
- Johnny Depp was the highest searched actor of 2022 on Google globally.
- In May 2023, it was revealed that Johnny had fractured his ankle.
- In June 2023, it was revealed that Johnny had made the decision to donate the $1 million, which he won in the defamation case against Amber Heard, to 5 charities. He had decided to donate $200,000 each to 5 charities – Make-A-Film Foundation, Tetiaroa Society, Red Feather, The Painted Turtle, and Amazonia Fund Alliance.