Johnny Depp – Age, Height & Biography

Johnny Depp is an actor known for his portrayal of eccentric characters in films like ‘Ed Wood,’ ‘Sleepy Hollow’ and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ as well as his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise.

Quick Facts Of Johnny Depp

Celebrated Name Johnny Depp
Age 55 Years
Nick Name Johnny
Birth Name John Christopher Depp II
Birth Date 1963-06-09
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Owensboro, Kentucky
Mother Betty Sue Palmer
Father John Christopher Depp
Height 1.78 m
Weight 78 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Nationality American
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity Multiracial
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married (Divorced)
Debut Movie A Nightmare on Elm Street
Net Worth $400 Million
Siblings Daniel Depp (Brother), Debbie Depp (Sister) and Christi Dembrowski (Sister)
Religion Christian
School Henry D. Perry Middle School
High School Miramar High School
Source of Wealth Investments such as his winery, Production Company and various real estate holdings, the bulk of his earnings come from his movies
Salary $50 million per year and $20 million per film average
Children Lily-Rose Melody Depp and Jack Christopher Depp III w

Depp’s Early Life

Johnny Depp’s real name is John Christopher Depp II. He is born on 9 June 1963 at Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S. He is born to Betty Sue Palmer who is a waitress and John Christopher Depp who is a civil engineer. He was the youngest of the four children. His parents divorced in 1978 when he was 15. His mother married Robert Palmer.

Depp’s Body Features

Depp’s height is 1.78 m and weight is 78 kg. His eye color is dark brown and the hair color is also dark brown. He has a balanced and healthy body.

Depp’s Career

  • His first film debut was in the horror film named ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ which was released in 1984.
  • In 1986, he was cast in the lead role of the skating drama ‘Thrashin’.
  • In 1990, he played the title character in film ‘Edward Scissorhands’.
  • In 1994, he played the role in the film ‘Ed Wood’.
  • In 2003, he starred in the Walt Disney Pictures adventure film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’.
  • In 2004, he formed his production company ‘Infinitum Nihil’ to develop the project.
  • He also voiced the character in the video game ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow’.
  • In 2015, he played in the film named ‘Black Mass’.
  • In 2015, he formed a supergroup with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry called ‘Hollywood Vampires’. They released their self-titled debut studio album on September 11.
  • In 2016, he played presidential candidate Donald Trump in satire film entitled ‘Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie’.
  • He voiced the title character Sherlock Gnomes in the animated movie ‘Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes’ which was film was released on January 12, 2018.

Depp’s Personal Life

Relationship

Depp is a married man. He married Lori Anne Allison who is the makeup artist in 1983 but later in 1985, they got divorced.  Then he dated Sherilyn Fenn in 1985 but they got separated in 1988. In 1989 he dated and got engaged top Winona Ryder. He also got the tattoo named ‘Winona Forever’. But in 1993, they also separated and he changed the tattoo to ‘Wino Forever’. Then in 1994, he dated Kate Moss but in 1998 after many ups and downs, they also got separated. In 2011, he dated to Amber Heard. They got engaged in 2013 and they married on 3 February 2015. But later in 2017, they got divorced.

Net Worth

Depp’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million.

Did You Know?

  • Depp grew grapes and had winemaking facilities in their vineyard.
  • He co-owned the French restaurant-bar ‘Man Ray’.

Selected filmography

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Platoon (1986)
  • 21 Jump Street (1987–1990)
  • Cry-Baby (1990)
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • Benny & Joon (1993)
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
  • Ed Wood (1994)
  • Dead Man (1995)
  • Don Juan DeMarco (1995)
  • Donnie Brasco (1997)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
  • The Ninth Gate (1999)
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  • Chocolat (2000)
  • Blow (2001)
  • From Hell (2001)
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  • Secret Window (2004)
  • Finding Neverland (2004)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  • Corpse Bride (2005)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
  • Public Enemies (2009)
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
  • Alice in Wonderland (2010)
  • The Tourist (2010)
  • Rango (2011)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
  • The Rum Diary (2011)
  • Dark Shadows (2012)
  • The Lone Ranger (2013)
  • Transcendence (2014)
  • Into the Woods (2014)
  • Mortdecai (2015)
  • Black Mass (2015)
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
  • Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

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Awards and nominations

Major awards
Academy Awards
Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2005 Finding Neverland Nominated
2008 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Nominated

BAFTA Film Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Actor in a Leading Role Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2005 Finding Neverland Nominated

Golden Globe Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
1991 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Edward Scissorhands Nominated
1994 Benny & Joon Nominated
1995 Ed Wood Nominated
2004 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2005 Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Finding Neverland Nominated
2006 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Nominated
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Nominated
2008 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Won
2011 Alice in Wonderland Nominated
The Tourist Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Won
2005 Finding Neverland Nominated
2016 Black Mass Nominated

Other awards and nominations

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2005 Finding Neverland Nominated
2008 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Nominated
Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
2016 Best Actor Black Mass Nominated

Empire Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Won

Golden Raspberry Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2014 Worst Actor The Lone Ranger Nominated
2016 Worst Actor Mortdecai Nominated
Worst Screen Combo Nominated
2017 Worst Supporting Actor Alice Through the Looking Glass Nominated
Worst Screen Combo
2018 Worst Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Nominated
Worst Screen Combo
2019 Worst Actor Sherlock Gnomes Nominated
Worst Screen Combo

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
1999 Star at 7020 Hollywood Blvd N/A Recipient

Indiana Film Journalists Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2015 Best Actor Black Mass Nominated

Irish Film and Television Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best International Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Won
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Nominated

Kids’ Choice Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2008 Favorite Male Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Won
2011 Favorite Movie Actor Alice in Wonderland Won

London Critics Circle Film Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
1996 Actor of the Year Ed Wood / Don Juan DeMarco Won
2005 Finding Neverland Nominated

MTV Movie Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
1994 Best Comedic Performance Benny & Joon Nominated
2004 Best Male Performance Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Won
Best Comedic Performance Nominated
2007 Best Performance Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Won
2008 Best Comedic Performance Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Won
Best Villain Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Won
2010 Global Superstar N/A Nominated
2012 MTV Generation Award N/A Won

National Movie Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2007 Best Male Performance Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Nominated
2008 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Won
2011 Screen Icon N/A Recipient [4]

Online Film Critics Society Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2016 Desert Palm Achievement Award (actor) Black Mass Won

People’s Choice Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2005 Favorite Male Movie Star N/A Won
Favorite On-Screen Match-Up with Kate Winslet Finding Neverland Nominated
2006 Favorite Motion Picture Actor Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Won
2007 Favorite Male Action Star N/A Won
Favorite Male Movie Star N/A Won
Favorite On Screen Couple with Keira Knightley Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Won
2008 Favorite Male Action Star N/A Nominated
Favorite Male Movie Star N/A Won
2010 Favorite Movie Actor N/A Won
Actor of the Decade N/A Won
2011 Favorite Movie Actor N/A Won
2012 Favorite Movie Actor N/A Won
Favorite Animated Movie Voice Rango Won
2013 Favorite Movie Actor N/A Nominated
2014 Favorite Movie Actor N/A Won
2016 Favorite Movie Actor N/A Nominated
Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor N/A Won
2017 Favorite Movie Icon N/A Won
2018 Favorite Movie Icon N/A Won

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated

Rembrandt Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2007 Best Foreign Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Won
2011 Alice in Wonderland Won

Russian Guild of Film Critics

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
1998 Best Foreign Actor Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Won

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2016 Maltin Modern Master Award Black Mass Won

Satellite Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2015 Best Actor Black Mass Nominated

Saturn Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2000 Best Actor Sleepy Hollow Nominated
2002 From Hell Nominated
2004 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2005 Finding Neverland Nominated
2008 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Nominated

Teen Choice Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2004 Choice Movie: Fight with Geoffrey Rush Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Won
Choice Movie: Liar Won
2005 Choice Movie Actor: Drama Finding Neverland Nominated
2006 Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Won
Choice Movie Actor: Action Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Won
2007 Choice Movie Actor: Action Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Won
2008 Choice Movie: Villain Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Sreet Won
2009 Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Public Enemies Nominated
2011 Choice Movie Actor: Action The Tourist Won
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Nominated
Choice Movie: Voice Rango Won
2017 Choice Movie Actor: Action Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Nominated

Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref(s)
2003 Best Actor Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Nominated
2015 Black Mass

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