John Christopher Depp II is an American actor, producer, musician, and painter who was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky, United States.
He is the recipient of multiple accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for three Academy Awards and two BAFTAs.
Depp made his debut in the horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street in the year 1984, before rising to prominence as a teen idol on the television series 21 Jump Street in the year 1987 to 1990.
Depp acted mostly in independent films, often playing eccentric characters in the year 1990s. These included What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Benny and Joon (1993), Dead Man (1995), Donnie Brasco (1997), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).
Also, Depp started collaborating with director Tim Burton, starring in Edward Scissorhands in the year 1990, Ed Wood in the year 1994, and Sleepy Hollow in the year 1999.
Depp became one of the most commercially successful film stars by playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the Walt Disney swashbuckler film series Pirates of the Caribbean in the year 2000s.
After becoming one of the world’s biggest film stars in the year 2012, Depp was listed by the Guinness World Records as the world’s highest-paid actor, with earnings of US$75 million.
Johnny Depp Net Worth 2022 Forbes
American actor, producer, musician, and painter Johnny Depp has an estimated net worth of $100 million in 2022 despite having squandered $650 million over 13 years, largely because the actor charges $20 million per movie.
Depp’s eccentric lifestyle and huge monthly expenses led him to spend an unspeakable $650 million between 2003 and 2016, a lawsuit against his former business managers revealed.
His separation from the mother of his children, Vanessa Paradis, as well as his divorce from Heard, whom he divorced in 2017 by paying her a $7 million settlement, have also meant financial losses for the successful actor, who is currently facing a highly publicized countersuit from his ex-wife.
Johnny Depp Wins Defamation Suit Against Ex-Wife Amber Heard
A jury has found both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp to be liable for defamation in their lawsuits against each other.
The jury awarded substantially more damages to Depp and was a victory for the actor.
Depp sued his ex-wife, Heard, for a defamation over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 to The Washington Post in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”
Although Depp was not mentioned in the report, he claims that the incident caused him to lose lucrative acting roles. Heard counter-sued Depp for defamation based on statements her lawyer made regarding the allegations of abuse she made.
The jury determined that Heard defamed Depp in three separate statements within The Washington Post piece, and Depp defamed Heard with one statement his lawyer made.
Amber Heard was found liable for defaming Johnny Depp in an op-ed published in the Washington Post, and Depp was found liable for a statement his attorney made to the Daily Mail calling her claims a hoax, a jury decided Wednesday.
Jurors awarded Depp a total of $15 million in damages.
The jury also awarded $2 million in compensatory damages to Heard, but $0 in punitive damages.
Johnny Depp released a statement minutes after the verdicts were read in his $50 million defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. “The jury gave me my life back,” he said, adding later. “Truth never perishes.”
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