Johnny Depp Childhood, Career, Achievements, Biography & more

By Michi1308 from Traunkirchen, Österreich (Captain Jack Sparrow) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Nick Name
John Christopher Depp
Johnny, Colonel, Mr. Stench
Actor, Musician, Producer
Physical Stats
Height 5 ft 10 in
178 cm or 1.78 m
Weight78 kg or 172 pounds
Chest40 in or 102 cm
Biceps12 in or 30 cm
Waist32 in or 81 cm
Eye Colour
Hair Colour
Personal Life
BirthdateJune 9, 1963
Place of BirthOwensboro, Kentucky, USA
Sun signGemini
EducationMiramar High School

John Christopher Depp(Civil Engineer)
Betty Sue Palmer(Waitress)

Marital StatusDivorced
WifeLori Anne Allison(1983-1986)

Amber Heard(2015-2017)
Angela George [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons By sheksays (The Ward 9) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons
Children(Daughter)Lily Rose Depp

Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

(Son)John Christopher Depp III
Favorite MusicThe Rolling Stones, Taraf de Haidouks
Favorite DrinksBlueberry and Ginger Bourbon Sour, Chateau Petrus
Favorite FoodMexican Food
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite BookThe Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson, Ulysses by James Joyce
DebutFilm Debut- Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
TV Debut- 21 Jump Street(1987)

Facts you might not know about Johnny Depp

♦  Johnny Depp or John Christopher Depp II (born 9 June 1963), an American actor, producer, and musician, was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA.

♦  He was the youngest of the four children.

♦  In his early life, he along with his siblings lived in more than 20 places.

♦  At the age of 12, he dropped out of school to become a rock musician.

♦  He collaborated with the rock band Rock City Angels and co-wrote their song “Mary”.

♦  In his early days, he did a variety of odd jobs like a makeup artist and telemarketer for pens.

♦  Depp’s wife introduced him to Nicolas Cage, who advised him to pursue an acting career.

♦  His first commercial success came in 1990 with two big hits,”Cry Baby” and “Edward Scissorhands” which established him as a leading Hollywood actor.

♦  In 1994, Depp was nominated for 51st Golden Globe Awards for best actor for his role in “Ed Wood.” 

♦  In 1997, he debuted as screenwriter and producer in a movie “The Brave.”

♦  His most famous character is that of “Captain Jack Sparrow” in Pirates of the Caribbean series and he received the nomination for the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his role in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” in 2003.

Captain Jack Sparrow

  In 2004, Depp was again nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for his role in “Finding Neverland.”

♦  In 2012, he was listed in Guinness World Records as the highest paid actor ($75 million) for the year 2011.

♦ He has been nominated for 3 Academy Awards but never get an Oscar.

♦  Johnny Depp’s quotes-

“I don’t pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.”

“Life’s pretty good, and why wouldn’t it be? I’m a pirate, after all.”

“I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.”

Related Articles

Vin Diesel

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Mark Wahlberg 

Robert Downey Jr.

Adam Sandler

Jackie Chan

Top 10 highest paid actors in the World (2017)







Share this...
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *