Johnny Depp whom we all know as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise is among the biggest names in the entertainment world. Over the years Johnny career which is full of critically acclaimed performances and groundbreaking Hollywood box office success has placed him among the world biggest film stars and highest paid actors.
Here is the autobiography of Johnny Depp and a quick summary of Johnny Depp’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Johnny Depp is one of the four siblings of John Christopher Depp and Betty Sue Palmer. His place of birth is Kentucky in 1963 being the date of birth. He was brought in as many as 20 places. His parents divorced when Johnny was just 15 years.
Johnny dropped out of school and followed his passion which was singing and he would be part of The Kids band and rock City Angeles Band.
Johnny Depp has married twice, and the first wife was Lori Anne Allison who they divorced in 1985 after two years of marriage, and then he married Amber Heard in 2015 and divorced in 2017. It’s worth to note that it was Lori Anne Allison who introduced Johnny to Nicolas Cage.
Johnny debut film was a horror titled A Nightmare On Elm Street which was released in 1984 and that marked his journey to success. He would then star on 21 Jump Street which made him become a teen idol. Between 1984 to 1993 he appeared in several films namely John Waters Cry Baby, Benny, and Joon.
Between 1994 and 2002 he starred in several films among them Ed Wood 1994, Dead man 1995, Donnie Brasco 1997, and Sleepy Hollow 1999.
Johnny biggest success in box office was between 2003 to the present day. His biggest success is the pirates of the Caribbean franchise, and he started off with The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003 where he was known as Captain Jack Sparrow. In 2005 he was featured in Corpse Bride animation. Other films which he starred or was featured are pirate’s sequel Dead Man’s Chest 2006, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 2007, Alice in Wonderland 2010, Pirates On Stranger Tides 2011, Rango 2011, Dark Shadows 201, The Lone Ranger 2013, 2016 Donald Trumps The Art of the Deal, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2016, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Over the years Johnny Depp acting career has been a successful one, and in his trophy cabinet he has secured 22 wins and received 45 nominations. Some of these awards are 1 Golden Globe Awards, 1 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1 Empire Awards, 15 People’s Choice Awards, 8 Teen Choice Awards among others. He has also been inducted as a Disney Legend.
Net worth of Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp net worth currently stands at $400 million. After the finalization of his divorce his net worth is projected to be at $200 million. Johnny Depp is one of those actors who have had a massive box office success and at one time he was the highest paid actor globally. Today Johnny gets $20 million upfront money for every film, and he also takes 20% of the backend. As of 2017 all of Johnny Depp films have grossed over $8 billion.
Johnny Depp who has made a fortune through acting is a good example of having a passion for your talent can yield. You might think paying Johnny Depp an upfront fee of $20 million it’s a loss, but every film Johnny stars make twentyfold of his fee, and a good example is Alice in Wonderland that made $1 billion, Pirates of the Caribbean has grossed over $3 billion and The Tourist over $270 million.