What is Johnny Depp’s Net Worth? Particularly Now as a Result of Amber Heard’s Accusations?
Published on May 5th, 2022 | Updated on May 5th, 2022 | By FanFest
Johnny Depp‘s film career has taken a back seat recently due to the lawsuit he is facing against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, which may be a new financial setback for the Pirates of the Caribbean star, who despite losing an exorbitant $650 million still has a considerable net worth.
Depp Began as a Musician and then Ventured into Acting
On June 9, 1963, Johnny Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. His career began with music at an early age and he dropped out of school to pursue a career as a rock musician before moving to Los Angeles, where he benefited from a suggestion from his friend Nicolas Cage and switched to acting after his band, The Kids, split-up.
After appearing in the 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street, he gained his first significant part when Fox TV series 21 Jump Street cast him as Johnny. He was paid $45,000 per episode by Fox to star in 21 Jump Street and is best known for his role as Edward Scissorhands, the iconic director Tim Burton‘s first major film success.
The Importance of Tim Burton in Johnny Depp’s Career
After that, Depp made frequent hits like Benny and Joon, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Don Juan DeMarco, Donnie Brasco, Sleepy Hollow, and Chocolate. His greatest commercial success was as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, for which he received $300 million in total earnings.
Due to his collaboration with Tim Burton, Depp appeared in other legendary films such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Alice in Wonderland.
ohnny Depp has appeared in a number of other films, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Murder on the Orient Express, and Richard Says Goodbye. In conjunction with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry‘s band Hollywood Vampires, he has also resumed his musical career.
Johny Depp’s Eccentric Lifestyle
Johnny Depp’s lifestyle and enormous monthly expenditures drove him to spend a staggering $650 million from 2013 to 2016, according to a lawsuit against his previous business managers.
Furthermore, his divorce from Heard, whom he divorced in 2017 for a $7 million payout, and the split from his children’s mother, Vanessa Paradis, have resulted in financial losses for him.
Johnny Depp’s Net Woth
Despite having squandered $650 million over 13 years, mostly because the actor making $20 million per picture, Johnny Depp’s net worth in 2022 is predicted to be $150 million by Celebrity Net Worth.
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