Johnny Depp Net Worth: John Christopher Depp II, who is simply known as Johnny Depp, is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has made his name by appearing in film series’ like Pirates of the Caribbean and Alice in Wonderland. As of 2016, Depp has an estimated net worth of $400 million.
Depp was born on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky. During his childhood, he moved frequently. His parents divorced when he was only 15 years old and then decided to drop out from high-school to pursue a career as a rock musician. He played in a band called The Kids but after they split, he joined the band Rock City Angels. Eventually, Depp hit his mind towards acting and made his first appearance in the horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street.
His talent was spotted early and he went on to instantly get a starring role in the film Private Resort in 1985 as well as Thrashin’ the next year. He went on to have appearances in the films Platoon. His acting career hit new highs when he starred in the series 21 Jump Street in 1987. His appearance in the show was very spectacular and he went on to get roles in Edward Scissorhands.
He then had some small roles in Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare. Depp used to experiment with new roles on a regular basis which may be the reason that not all of his films during that time were box-office hits. He went on to play the main character in the biopic Ed Wood for which he was highly praised. For his performance, he even got a nomination for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance.
Johnny Depp Net Worth in years
|Johnny Depp Net Worth in 2012||$190 million|
|Johnny Depp Net Worth in 2013||$230 million|
|Johnny Depp Net Worth in 2014||$280 million|
|Johnny Depp Net Worth in 2015||$360 million|
|Johnny Depp Net Worth in 2016||$400 million|
In 1995, he continued to give all of his time and energy to focus solely on films and went on to have success with the films Don Juan DeMarco, Dead Man, and Nick of Time. More than the quality of the film, Depp’s performances were talked about which weren’t great in all of them but still was a great performance in front of the fans. He then went on to be involved in then film Donnie Brasco which also featured Al Pacino in 1997. That same year, he also appeared in the film The Brave.
2003 was a big year for his career as he got the main role in the adventure film series Pirates of the Caribbean. His appearance as Jack Sparrow in the film series was a massive hit. He went on to play more leading roles in Finding Neverland, Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride and the following sequels for Pirates of The Caribbean. For constantly playing such diverse roles in films and getting emerged into those characters, Depp has been called as one of the most gifted and hard-working actors in the world. He also receives massive amounts of money per every contract that he signs for movies regularly coming in the top 10 list of the highest paid actors in the world. Depp is set to star in the film The Invisible Man this year.