Johnny Depp Sauvage, Net worth, Career, Personal Life

Published Date   16th Aug. 2017, 02:07 am  Update Date: May 30th, 2018  01:36 pm
Johnny Depp Sauvage, Net worth, Career, Personal Life
Quick Info
Birth Name: John Christopher Depp II
Date of Birth: 09/06/1963
Age: 60 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $ 400 Million

Johnny Depp Sauvage in every onscreen role he plays is the winner of best actor award Golden Globe Award 2007 and Screen Actors Guild 2003.


Best known as Captain Jack Sparrow of The Pirates of Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and its sequels is peculiar on characters he plays. Depp started his onscreen magic from Oliver Stone’s Platoon, a Vietnam War movie in 1986. Johnny Depp Sauvage roles include in Edward Scissorshands (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Alice In Wonderland (2010) and much more till now.

Early Part of Life

Johnny Depp was born, the youngest of the four siblings to his parents on 9 June 1963.

His mother is Betty Sue Palmer (nee Wells; 1935-2016) and father John Christopher Depp (born 1938). A waitress and civil engineer with mostly English and another part of the Europe ancestors. Depp’s ancestry also includes Sub-Saharan Africans.

The family had frequent changes of locality of residence in Depp’s Childhood. Depp’s family finally settled in Miramar, Florida in 1970. The parents divorced after three years of settlements and His mother married Robert Palmer (left the world in 2000). Depp later calls Robert Palmer an inspiration.

The maternal gift of guitar gave Depp to play in various garage bands at the age of 12. After the marriage of her mother Depp drop out of high school and felt to be a rock musician. He tried to return back to school but held back from the advice of principal to follow the dream.

Depp had a modest local success with his band The Kids. The band together pursued to gain a record deal in Los Angeles by changing its name to Six Gun Method and failed with a split. Johnny then joined another band Rock City Angels and wrote their song “Mary” in collaboration.

The Rock City Angels released debut Geffen Records album Young Man’s Blues and it contained the song “Mary”.

At the age of 17 in 1983, Depp married, sister of his band’s bass player and singer, Lori Anne Allison. Johnny worked as a telemarketer for pens and other jobs in hand while Lori was a makeup artist. His wife Lori introduced Johnny to an actor Nicolas Cage and told him to try acting career.

Career as an Actor

A movie of horror genre “A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)” was the first film role of Johnny Depp. He took a starring role in the comedy Private Resort (1985). Depp’s first lead role cast came through skating drama Thrashin’ (1986) by the director of “Private Resort” but producer overrode him.

However, Depp manages to appear in a minor supporting role as a Vietnamese-speaking private in Oliver Stone’s Platoon (1986) revolving on Vietnam War.

21 Jump Street made a milestone in the career of Depp which was premiered in the late 1980s. He accepted the role as an undercover police in operations inside a high school along with Frederic Forrest. The success admittedly according to him made into a role of product forces him to take roles fit to his instinct.

In 1990, Depp appeared in a musical comedy Cry-Baby, plot revolving, around 1950s. The movie was not a box office hit. The movie is categorized classic of the actor. The same year Depp was a cast of a critical and commercial hit film Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands. The movie started an era of venture movie of Johnny Depp Sauvage role. For next two years no lead role movies of Depp appears. He played a cameo role in the sixth instalment of Nightmare of Elm Street franchise Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991). In 1993, he appeared in three Johnny Depp Sauvage roles. The first was a silent comedy Benny and Joon, the second was What’s Eating Gilbert Grape and Emir Kusturica’s Arizona Dream.

Johnny Depp continued on Sauvage role throughout to 2002 with a Golden Globe Awards nomination for Ed Wood as a most inept big screen director in 1994. In the period the movie Ed Wood won him London Critics Circle Film Awards in 1995 and Russian Guild of Film Critics in 1998

Johnny Depp Sauvage roles are recurrent to the presents. He won Screen Actors Guild Awards 2003 for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in Pirates of the Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The same year he won Empire Awards, Irish Film and Television Awards, MTV Movie Awards for the role.

Johnny Depp Sauvage role acclamation by movie industry occurred again and again. In 2007 Depp was awarded Golden Globe Awards, Best Actor-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the movie Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Elm Street.

The salary amount during The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus released in 2009 was given to the daughter of Heath Ledger the original cast of the movie, died while filming. The following year Depp and Burton collaborates for movie and Alice in Wonderland (2010) releases. Pirates Of Carribean sequels release the next year.

Depp continues to serve surprise mixed flavours of movies all these years. Johnny will continue to do so with upcoming movies Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 and others.

His professional involvements include a production company Infinitum Nihil. It produced the movies like The Rum Diary, Hugo, Dark Shadows released between 2011 and 2012.

Music is second involvement of Johnny Depp that remains his lifelong. He plays and collaborates in songs like “Be Here Now”, movies Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Alice in Wonderland etc. Depp collaborates with different music bands like Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Sex Pistols for a time in music.

Depp’s other professional involvements include wine-making and restaurant business and co-editing of novel House of Earth.

Personal Life and Net Worth

Johnny Depp married makeup artist Lori Anne Allison for 2 years and give divorce in 1985.

He gets an engagement to Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn in later years of the 1980s. In the 1990s Depp proposes Winona Ryder a co-star of movie Edward Scissorhands but was separated shortly after. In 1994 Johnny dated English supermodel Kate Moss and the relationship lasts for four years.

In 1998, Jhonny began dating Vanessa Paradis after breaking up with Kate Moss. The Ninth Gate co-star Vanessa Paradis bore two children a daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp and son John “Jack” Christopher III in 1999 and 2002. He felt happy to have real foundation and base of life as children. Depp’s daughter suffers infection with E. coli and was admitted to the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London in 2007. After the recovery, Depp visited the hospital dressing as Captain Jack Sparrow and spent a lot of time with children there out of gratitude.

Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp announced the separation in 2012. The settlement case between them ran to 13 Jan 2017.

Depp is the honorary son of LaDonna Harris. Johnny is a member of Harris family since adoption on May 22, 2012. The honour erased the chances of making his claim of being the Native-American tribal member.

Johnny Depp is in press news much for assaults and violence since 1989. The most recent was a charge against biosecurity in Australia. He came into controversies for remarks about US president Donald Trump. Johnny’s reported net worth is $400 million .

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