Johnny Depp Net Worth 2022: Johnny Depp Wealth, Income, Salary

How Rich Is Johnny Depp?

Johnny Depp Net Worth 2022: Crazy hatter, murderous hairdresser, romantic Don Juan, or unconventional pirate: Hardly any other actor is as versatile as Johnny Depp. And although his heart beats for the bizarre, extravagant roles, he has been one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood for many years.

Johnny Depp Net Worth

ESTIMATED VALUE$210 Million
EARNINGS PER FILM20 Million dollars
ESTIMATED INCOME 2021 MIN.20 Million dollars
Birthdate9 June 1963 (age 58)
Born inOwensboro, Kentucky, USA
NationalityUSA
Marital statusDivorced from Amber Heard (since 2015-2017)
JobActor, producer, screenwriter

His parade role as Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean” earned him an estimated 225 million euros so far. 

For the fifth part of the series, which was released in 2017, he received a record fee of over 80 million euros. Overall, the charismatic actor is said to have an estimated fortune of $210 Million.

Johnny Depp Broke? He Spent His Fortune On:

The many millions that Johnny Depp earns, he spends in next to no time. He is considered one of Hollywood‘s greatest wasters. His long-standing consulting firm TMG disclosed after various lawsuits what the actor is said to have squandered his incredible fortune on in recent years. 

There is talk of about $ 2 million insane spending per month. However, he is far from broke.

Here is a small excerpt of the asset expenses:

  • $ 75 million for various properties. Including five houses in the Hollywood Hills, five adjoining penthouses in Los Angeles, a horse ranch in Kentucky, and a 15-acre property near Saint Tropez. (Many of the properties have now been sold again)
  • $ 18 million for a 48-meter  luxury yacht, which he later sold to JK Rowling
  • $ 5.35 million for a 3-island chain in the Bahamas
  • 10 million dollars are said to have flowed to family and friends for various supports
  • Many millions for 42 luxury cars, exclusive works of art by Andy Warhol, Gustav Klimt, as well as over 70 valuable guitars and jewelry.
  • $ 30,000 a month for exclusive wines from around the world
  • $ 300,000 per month for 40 employees
  • $ 200,000 a month for a private jet

Johnny Depp makes the box office ring and makes a fortune doing it

Johnny Depp’s Troubled Childhood

But Johnny Depp was not always on the sunny side of life. His early childhood was marked by frequent moves. Like his three older siblings (Debbie, Christi, and Daniel), he also suffered badly from the quarrels of his parents Betty Sue Palmer and John Christopher Depp. He escaped this difficult family situation through his love for music. 

This was sparked when he was given a used guitar at the age of twelve. Then he and his friends founded his first band called “Flame”. By appearing in bars and clubs, he came into contact with the wrong people who introduced him to cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol. However, by his own account, he was never addicted.

At the age of 15 e, finally dropped out of school and initially kept himself afloat with temporary jobs and occasional appearances as a musician. At the age of 20, he married his childhood sweetheart Lori Anne Allison for the first time.

What nobody knew at the time: She should be indirectly responsible for his career as an actor, although the couple was already separated at that time.

The First Steps As An Actor Johnny Depp With Ex Amber Heard

Because Depp remained friends with his first wife after their separation, he also got to know her new boyfriend. And this was none other than Nicholas Cage. He helped Johnny Depp to get his first small supporting role in the classic “Nightmare on Elm Street” in 1984. Other small roles followed until he starred in the 1986 film “Platoon”. 

Here, too, he has a supporting role, which, however, receives a lot of attention and secures him further engagements. During this time, Johnny realizes that his future may not lie in the music business, but rather that he should pursue his acting career. 

Johnny Depp’s international breakthrough began in 1987 with the teen series “21 Jump Street” in which he plays a teenage cop. He later reported that he hated the role as a teen idol. Perhaps that encouraged him to later fill the unusual roles in particular.

With the films “Cry Baby” and “Edward Scissorhands”, Johnny Depp finally made it into the top ranks of Hollywood actors. During the filming of “Edward Scissorhands,” he met the director Tim Burton, with whom he was to become a deep friend from then on. 

In the next few years, other successful films followed such as “Benny and Joon” 1993, “Gilbert Grape” with the young Leonardo Di Caprio in 1993, “Don Juan de Marco” 1995, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” 1998, and “Sleepy Hollow” 1999. He rings in the new millennium with the romantic comedy “Chocolat” alongside Juliette Binoche.

Johnny Depp Revolutionizes The Image Of A Pirate

In 2003 the film, with which he is associated worldwide, was released: “Pirates of the Caribbean”. In this Disney production, he plays the pirate Captain Jack Sparrow alongside other high-profile actors such as Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley. He almost wasn’t selected for this role because Disney’s executives at first found the way he interpreted Jack Sparrow very suspicious. 

Until then, pirates were more associated with power, strength, coolness, and callousness. Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow, however, is a capricious, always a little swaying and slightly babbling pirate who has undoubtedly seen better times. But it was precisely this unconventional manner that earned Johnny an Oscar nomination and the film, with over $ 654 million in gross sales, was a huge box office hit. He, too, is one of those actors who never or will never win an Oscar.

It is now known that Johnny Depp used the role of a pirate captain, the gestures and facial expressions of Rolling Stone Keith Richards, whom he described as “the best pirate of today”.

The second part occupies one of the top places in the ranking of the most successful films of all time, with revenues of $ 432 million.

Johnny Depp: Changeable Like No Other

But even in the new millennium, Johnny Depp did not want to be tied to one role. In 2005 he played the crazy factory owner in “Charly and the Chocolate Factory”, for which he was able to work again with his buddy Tim Burton. He had this pleasure again in 2007 when Burton filmed the musical “Sweeny Todd – The Devilish Barber from Fleet Street” (Oscar nomination). 

They also worked together again for the classic “Alice in Wonderland” in 2010 and Johnny Depp excelled as a mad hatter. This year he is number 1 on the Forbes list as the highest-paid actor in Hollywood and continues to earn a million-dollar fortune

In 2005 he received another Oscar nomination for his role as Peter Pan writer JM Barrie in “When Dreams Learn To Fly”. Darker is his character in “The Secret Window”, which is based on a book by Stephen King.

Private Ups And Downs

After a grueling childhood and youth, Johnny Depp’s private life was able to enter calmer waters from 1998 onwards. It was then that he met and fell in love with the French singer Vanessa Paradis. The couple was in a relationship until 2012 and have two children together.

The relationship broke up when Johnny fell in love with his colleague Amber Heard in 2012, with whom he made the film “The Rum Diary”. Rumor has it that he gave her an engagement ring worth 93,000 euros in 2014. 

His ex Vanessa Paradis is said to have sweetened the separation with 100 million euros, although he would not be obliged to maintain by law. The joint property in France was up for sale at the Sotheby’s auction house for 23 million euros in the summer.

Marriage And Divorce From Amber Heard

The actor married his colleague Amber Heard on February 4th, 2015, but the marriage did not last long. At the beginning of 2017, the dream couple divorced after a month-long marital war. Amber should be allowed to keep the two dogs and a horse. 

There are also two cars: a new Range Rover a 1968 Ford Mustang. The actor also has to pay his ex $ 7 million, peanuts compared to his fortune. There were also serious allegations of physical violence in the room, in which Amber was also right in court.

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