Considering Johnny Depp was the highest paid actor in 2012, what do you think is Johnny Depp net worth in 2018? What’s Johnny Depp salary in 2018? Well, Johnny Depp is a United States based actor, musician and one of the highly respected actors in the film industry.
He has played roles in films such as Sleepy Hollow 1999, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 and all its sequels, Public Enemies 2009, Alice in Wonderland 2010, The Tourist 2010, Fantastic Beasts and where to find them 2016, The Lone Ranger 2013 and many others. As of today all of Johnny Depp films have grossed over $8 billion worldwide, making him one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood. With such a profile we shall look at Johnny Depp net worth in 2018 and also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Johnny Depp.
John Christopher Depp II was born in 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky to engineer John Christopher Depp and stewardess Betty Sue Palmer. He was the last born amongst his four siblings. After his high school education, Depp dropped out of school to pursue his passion for music. He, therefore, failed to attend college.
In 1983, he married Lori Allison and divorced in 1985. After being in numerous relationships, he dated Vanessa Paradis in 1998, and they bore two kids; Lily-Rose Melody Depp (b.1999) and Christopher Depp III (2002). After separating in 2012, he got into matrimony for the second time with Amber Heard in 2015 but divorced her in 2017.
The musician turned actor kicked off his acting career with the horror movie, A Nightmare on Elm Street which debuted in 1984. The following year he starred in the 1985 sitcom Private Resort which led him to be given a bigger role in Thrashin’ which debuted in 1986. He rose to prominence in 1987 after featuring in the TV series 21 Jump Street where he portrayed as a police officer. In 1991, he featured in the 6th sequel of A Nightmare on Elm Street dubbed Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare. His other success came as a result of starring in the blockbuster, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape with Juliette Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Depp international career kick-started when he was featured in the 2003 scene movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl where he starred as Captain Jack Sparrow. After his success he was given the same role to feature in its sequels; Dead Man’s Chest 2006, At World’s End 2007 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 2017. The series earned over $3 billion. Since then his fame in Hollywood continued with him appearing in other dozens of films such as Sleepy Hollow 1999, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005, Alice in Wonderland 2010, Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie 2016 and Labyrinth 2018.
He collaborated with his sister to establish a production firm in 2004 called Infinitum Nihil which produced films like The Rum Diary, Hugo and Dark Shadows. Also, he launched The Man Ray grill bar in Paris together with other stakeholders.
His music profession debuted in 2015 in a band known as Hollywood Vampires alongside Joe Perry and Alice Cooper. He performed as the guitarist of the band. Some of his music recordings include Collective Bargaining 2012, Love Songs 2013, and Afraid of Ghosts 2015.
On Awards and Achievements for his work in the films, Johnny Depp has been awarded dozens of accolades totalling to 22 and received 45 nominations. Some of these awards are Holly Wood Walk of Fame, induction as a Disney Legend, 14 People’s Choice Awards, 1 Screen Actors Guild Award, 5 MTV Movie & TV Awards, among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Johnny Depp net worth is estimated to be around $200 million. Surprisingly at one time, Johnny Depp net worth was around $400 million, and he was earning around $75 million before he sued his management group for mismanaging his finances where he had earned around $650 million in the previous years. All of Johnny Depp films have grossed over $8 billion worldwide, and some of the films that have earned him good money are Pirates of the Caribbean series grossing over $3 billion, Alice in Wonderland $1 billion, The Tourist $278 million, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $474 million among others. Today Johnny Depp commands a payment per film of around $15 million.
7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Johnny Depp
Even though Johnny Depp has been lighting the silver screen for over 30 years now and has gained popularity in the world especially through his character pirate Captain Jack Sparrow, there is much you don’t know about him. Here are a few things you probably don’t know about Johnny Depp.
1. When he was growing up, he had like 20 different homes since the family moved a lot and only settled in Miramar.
2. In 2009, he was named the sexiest man alive.
3. At the age of 12, his mother gifted him with a guitar when he dropped out of school to become a rock-star.
4. Do you know that the principal of the school encouraged Johnny Depp to drop out of school and follow his dreams?
5. One of the people who close to Johnny Depp is Nicolas Cage as he is the one who influenced him to try acting.
6. Ironically with all the fame and the social status in the film industry he has never been awarded an Oscar.
7. He had a tattoo on his right hand that read his former lover’s name, Winona but later altered it.
Johnny Depp net worth will improve to a higher figure when 2019 analysis will be done considering now he is money cautious, and of course he has minimized his spending habits, and in addition, there are some few upcoming films to be released this year.