Johnny Depp gained popularity for being an enigmatic and versatile actor. He truly brings his roles to life with each portrayal. He gained global recognition for his roles in 21 Jump Street, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Alice in Wonderland.
Johnny Depp is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director.
Johnny Depp’s estimated net worth as of 2017: $200 million
Depp’s success led to many achievements and of course, financial stability. His skills and talents in acting have rendered some pretty good returns. Considered as one of the highest paid actors of this time, Johnny Depp’s presence in the entertainment industry is not waning at all. As of press time, Depp’s box office hits have grossed more than $3.4 billion in America alone, bagging $8.7 billion worldwide at the box office.
1963 – 1990
Johnny Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on June 9, 1963. When he was young, the family was always on the move. At the age of 15, Depp dropped out of school to pursue his dream as a band member. He even relocated to Los Angeles to be with a record label. However, things did not bode well for him. Since he did not succeed as a recording artist, Depp turned to acting instead.
After that, Depp’s career progressed and he eventually worked with Tim Burton. His epic portrayal of Edward Scissorhands was unbeatable. On top of that, the Scissorshands project spawned a working relationship with Tim Burton, one that lasts even today. Tim continued to bring Johnny on board, giving him roles in Sleepy Hollow, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sweeney Todd.
1991 – 2003
Taking on the role as Jack Sparrow for Pirates of the Caribbean, Depp’s acting abilities received praised and worldwide recognition. His ability also earned him many awards and nominations. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in Finding Neverland. In the year 2008, he was nominated for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
His memorable role led to becoming a recipient of Screen Actors Guild Award. At the same time, he earned a Golden Globe Award for the Best Actor category. His capability to transcend his roles pushed him up higher to A-list status. He also starred in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Rango, and The Tourist.
2004 – Present
The most recent movie of Johnny Depp released at the box office was a sequel to Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Moreover, Depp will return to the big screen with his new movie, Murder on the Orient Express. In 2018, Depp’s slated films include Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 and Sherlock Gnomes.