Johnny Depp

American actor, film producer, and musician

John Christopher "Johnny" Depp Jr. (born June 9, 1963)[1] is an American actor, musician, philanthropist, and producer.

Johnny Depp
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Depp in 2020
John Christopher Depp Jr.

(1963-06-09) June 9, 1963 (age 58)
OccupationActor, musician, philanthropist, producer
Years active1984–present
Lori Allison
(m. 1983; div. 1985)

Amber Heard
(m. 2015; div. 2017)
Partner(s)Vanessa Paradis (1998–2012)
Children2, including Lily-Rose Depp
Musical career
Associated acts

Early lifeEdit

Depp is the son of an engineer and a waiter. He is of Belgian (Flemish), Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Northern Irish (Scotch-Irish), Scottish and Welsh descent.[2] He grew up with his brother Danny and his sisters Debbie and Christie spent a lot of time with his grandfather. His family went to Florida and in the next years, they had to change homes often. Johnny became worse at school and had his first experiences with drugs at the age of 12. He was thrown out of school for smoking pot in the back of the school and started to make music in a band called The Flame, and later on The Kids.[1]

Acting careerEdit

His first movie was Nightmare on Elm Street[1] in 1984, which was a success. Afterwards, he decided to go to an acting school in Los Angeles. He got a small part in the movie Platoon and shortly after this, he was offered a part in the TV series 21 Jump Street.

Personal lifeEdit

His ex-wife is Lori Allison. He was engaged to Sherilyn Fenn in the late 1980s. He had a four-year relationship with Winona Ryder in the mid-1990s. He has a daughter, Lily-Rose Melody (born 1999) and a son John (Jack) Christopher III (born 2002) by his former partner, French singer Vanessa Paradis. He began a relationship with Amber Heard in 2012. The couple married in February 2015. They divorced in May 2016.

Depp lives in Los Angeles. Depp has bought an island.

Throughout his life, Depp has had many jobs. He has owned a nightclub, called 'The Viper Room'.


  • Crock of Gold (2020)
  • Minamata (2021)
  • Untitled Fantastic Beasts third film (2022)
  • Untitled Pirates of the Caribbean sixth film (TBA)
  • Addams Family (TBA)
  • TelevisionEdit


    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Johnny Depp Biography". Hollywood Movies, Retrieved 2008-12-24.
    2. These claims are mostly undocumented, and have been criticized.

    Other websitesEdit

      Media related to Johnny Depp at Wikimedia Commons