Johnny Depp – Biography, Age, Movies, Amber Heard, Daughter, and Net Worth

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Johnny Depp (born 9 June 1963) is an American actor, musician, and producer who receives many awards, including a Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Academy Awards, and A Golden Globe Awards, among others. He made his debut in 1984 in the horror film “Nightmare on Elm Street” and rose to fame in the TV series “21 Jump Street” which aired between 1987 to 1990.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp Biography

Johnny Depp whose real name is John Christopher Depp II was born on the 9th of June, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to waitress Betty Sue Palmer and civil engineer John Christopher Depp. Depp’s family constantly moved during his childhood, with a final settlement in Miramar, Florida, in 1970.

His parent got divorced in 1978, and his mother remarried Robert Palmer, whom Depp regards as an inspiration. Depp dropped out of Miramar High School at 16 and began a career in music in 1979. He featured in “The Kids,” a band group, and got into his first marriage in 1983 when he married the sister of his fellow singer. After the band ended, he did different jobs and even wrote songs for many people.


Johnny Depp attended Miramar High School, where he dropped out at 16. We have no further details on if he went to a University or the name of the institution he later attended.


Depp dropped out of school and moved to Los Angeles with his band group “The Kids” when he was 20. After splitting the group, he was introduced to a now famously known actor Nicholas Cage by his then-wife, Lori Ann Allison. Through the meeting with Cage, he was strongly advised to venture into acting. Johnny Depp featured in many independent films between 1990 to 2002. Further, the increased his popularity when he starred in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl” which achieved major box office success during its release.

Johnny Depp Pirates of the Caribbean
Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean

As a result, he earned many awards for the role of “Captain Jack Sparrow.” There have been ups and downs in the actor’s life, but his career has been truly successful, with multiple European Film Awards and medals for his work in the public community.


As of 2022, he is 59 years of age.

Johnny Depp Movies

Some of his movies include:

  • Sleepy Hollow
  • From Hell
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • The Tourist
  • Finding Neverland
  • Corpse Bride
  • Tusk
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
  • Waiting for the Barbarians
  • Minamata
  • London Fields
  • Sherlock Gnomes
  • Black Mass

Amber Heard

He was married to Amber Heard and the pair later got divorced. She accused him of abuse but Depp eventually won the case and this sparked various reactions on social media. You can read more on the case here.

Daughter and Son

He has two kids who are Lily-Rose Melody Depp (daughter), a French-American actress born on the 27th of May, 1999, and Jack Depp (son), a French-American actor born on the 9th of April, 2002.

Social Media

You can connect with him via social media.



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Johnny Depp Net Worth

Depp has an estimated net worth of R2.4 billion which he made from his professional acting career.


Lethabo Ndlovu

Lethabo Ndlovu is a KwaZulu-Natal-born writer. He is the Editor-in-Chief at Nerdville. Ndlovu is happily married to Sarah Ndlovu with children and they both live in Johannesburg South Africa. His interests include football, writing, and trying to make himself better by reading.

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