Almost every single work of Johnny Depp is masterpiece in itself and every role that he plays, he makes it iconic. Whether it is Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean series, Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts or Hatter in Alice in Wonderland, Depp has gone way and beyond to play these roles and made these characters immortal. His devotion to acting and dedication towards his role has made Johnny Depp not only a famous but quite a rich actor too. Johnny Depp net worth 2023 stands at around $150 million and he is known for his grand and lavish lifestyle.
Johnny Depp Net Worth 2023
|Net worth (2023)||$150 million (est.)|
|Annual income||$75 million (est.)|
|Fees per movie||$20 million (est.)|
Johnny Depp Biography
John Christopher Depp II was born on June 9, 1963 in Kentucky to waitress Betty Sue Depp and civil engineer John Christopher Depp. Depp’s parents divorced in 1978 when he was 15 and his mother remarried Robert Palmer. Depp has called his stepfather to be agreat inspiration for him.
Depp got marriedto makeup artist Lori Anne Allison in 1983 when he was only 20 years old. The couple got divorced in 1985 and the actor got engaged to actresses Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn. He was also in a relationship with actress Winona Ryder and model Kate Moss. Following his breakup from Moss, Depp began a relationship with French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis. They have two children, Lily-Rose Melody Depp and Jack. Later Depp began dating actress Amber Heard and they got married in a civil ceremony in February 2015. Heard filed for divorce in 2016.
|Full name||John Christopher Depp II|
|Years active||1984 – present|
|Other profession||Actor, musician, film producer and writer|
|Date of birth||June 9, 1963|
|Spouse||Amber Heard (2015 – 2017) Lori Allison (1983 – 1985)|
|Partner||Vanessa Paradis (1998 – 2012)|
|No. of children||2|
|Parents||Betty Sue Depp (mother) John Christopher Depp (father)|
Johnny Depp- Journey to become one of the most loved actor in Hollywood
Depp used to play music in band before he started his career in acting. Depp got married young to Lori Ann Allison and it was her who introduced Depp to actor Nicolas Cage who advised him to pursue acting. Depp already interested in actors and acting then went for audition and bagged a main role in horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street. The movie was a big success and Depp became a famous name in Hollywood.
After his first project, Depp appeared in many movies. While selecting the movies, Johnny Depp was more interested in choosing the roles he found interesting and challenging rather than measuring their success probability. For two decades, 80s and 90s, Johnny worked in many movies and played various iconic roles, most of which were acclaimed by fans and critics alike. However, major commercial success came to Depp with the movie franchise Pirates of the Caribbean which made Johnny a household name known and loved by both kids and adults.
Johnny’s career saw a minor setback in the last decade, followed by divorce and defamation suit. However, the actor got his charm back with the movies like Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. In the coming years too, the actor has lined up quite a few good projects and we might be seeing him in some new avatar soon.
Top-rated Movies of Johnny Depp
Depp is in Hollywood for over four decades now and has starred in plethora of movies, videos, television shows, etc. Every movie Depp has ever worked in is worth watching but here are some of the highly recommended movies of Johnny Depp.
- A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
- Sleepy Hollow (1999)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
- Edward Scissorhands (1990)
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
- Platoon (1986)
- What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
- Chocolat (2000)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
- Blow (2001)
- Ed Wood (1994)
- Donnie Brasco (1997)
Recent Controversy between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp
Heard filed for divorce and a restraining order against Depp on the basis of alcoholic consumption and abuse. The divorce was filed in 2017 and was finalized in 2017. 2 years after the divorce was granted, Depp sued Heard in February 2019 for defamation over an op-ed from Heard published in The Washington Post. In contrast to what Heard has accused Depp of when she filed for divorce, Depp alleged that it was in fact Heard who has abused him and her allegations constituted a hoax against him. A trial was held in Virginia that took place from April 11 to June 1, 2022. In the trial, Heard was found to have made false op-eds and was ordered to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages.
Johnny Depp Net Worth and Lavish Lifestyle
According to The Management Group, former business managers of Depp, the actor lives an ultra-extravagant lifestyle that costs him around $2 million per month to maintain. He reportedly spent $75 million to purchase and furnish 14 residences, including a 45-acre chateau in the South of France, a chain of islands in the Bahamas, multiple houses in Hollywood, several penthouse lofts in downtown Los Angeles, and a fully-functioning house farm in Kentucky
Depp has spent over $18 million to buy and renovate a 150 foot luxury yacht and other millions of dollars to acquire and/or maintain at least 45 luxury vehicles.” The actor also maintain a massive and extremely expensive art collection including over 200 collectible pieces and works by world famous artists such as Warhol, Klimt, Basquiat, and Modigliani. His collection worth of millions also comprise of many pieces of expensive world class jewelry and approximately 70 collectible guitars.
Check below some other significant expenses made by the actor:
- $300,000/month on a staff of around 40 full-time employees.
- $150,000/month on full-time security of his children.
- $30,000 per month on wine that flows to him from around the world for personal consumption.
- $10 million in financial support to his friends, family, and certain employees.
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