What Is Johnny Depp Worth?
Johnny Depp's Net Worth is $400 million
Johnny Depp’s first acting role was as a boyfriend of the lead character, Nancy, in ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ in 1984. While Depp’s character met an early demise, his acting career continued to thrive as he earned a small role in Oliver Stone’s ‘Platoon’, playing a Vietnamese-speaking private.
In early 1987, he made his television debut in what would become his breakthrough role as Tom Hanson, an undercover cop posing as a high school student on the hit television series ’21 Jump Street’.
His next movie role was in ‘Cry Baby’ in 1990. While not a big hit at the box office, the campy movie has since become a cult classic. Later that year, he starred as the title character in ‘Edward Scissorhands’, the first of many collaborations with director Tim Burton.
Depp followed up the success of ‘Edward Scissorhands’ with ‘Benny & Joon’ and ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape’ in 1993, both considered sleeper hits. He displayed his diversity as an actor in ‘Arizona Dream’, also released in the same year.
Proving that he’s more interested in the characters he plays rather than box office potential, the skilled actor teamed with Burton to play the title role in ‘Ed Wood,’ a 1994 tribute to the notoriously inept director.
In 1995, he showed his versatility by starring in ‘Don Juan DeMarco’, wherein he portrayed an eccentric man who believes himself to be the great lover; ‘Dead Man’, a western filmed in black and white, and ‘Nick of Time’, a dark drama about an accountant who must knock off a politician in order to save his kidnapped daughter.
The fictionalized story of an FBI agent who infiltrates the mob became Depp’s next movie role in 1997 when he teamed with Al Pacino in ‘Donnie Brasco.’
In 1998, he paid homage to Hunter S. Thompson by playing a version of the writer in the film ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.’ Later that year, he had a small role in ‘L.A. Without a Map’.
He wrapped up the 20th century with roles in the thriller ‘The Ninth Gate’, co-written by Roman Polanski; ‘Sleepy Hollow’, as Ichabod Crane, and the sci-fi thriller ‘The Astronaut’s Wife’ opposite Charlize Theron.
Depp continued to show his diversity as an actor as the new millennium arrived, with roles in the romantic-drama ‘Chocolat’ and ‘Before Night Falls’, based on the life of Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, both released in 2000.
The following year, he appeared in ‘Blow’, ‘The Man Who Cried’, and ‘From Hell’, which is an account of the infamous ‘Jack the Ripper’ killings.
In 2003, he starred in ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’, the last film in Robert Rodriguez’s Mexico trilogy. That same year, this talented artist made his debut as Captain Jack Sparrow in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’.
In 2004, he made a cameo appearance in ‘Happily Ever After’ before starring in ‘Secret Window,’ based on a story by Stephen King.
Also in 2004, he played J.M. Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, in the film ‘Finding Neverland.’ This was followed by a role in the British drama ‘The Libertine’ later that year.
In 2004, Depp and his sister, Christi Dembrowski, put together a production company called ‘Infinitum Nihil’. The first film produced by the company was ‘The Rum Diary,’ a film adaptation of the Hunter S. Thompson novel of the same name.
In 2005, he became Willy Wonka in ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, a darker version of the classic tale by Roald Dahl. That same year, he provided the voice of Victor Van Dort in Tim Burton’s ‘Corpse Bride’.
He returned to his Captain Jack Sparrow role in 2006 and 2007 in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,’ respectively.
He wrapped up 2007 with a darker role as the title character in the film adaptation of ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,’ another collaboration with Burton.
He became notorious gangster John Dillinger in ‘Public Enemies’ in 2009. This was followed by ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,’ where Depp was among a handful of actors selected to fill in for Heath Ledger’s character since the actor had died during filming.
In 2010, he became the Mad Hatter in Burton’s version of ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ He followed this up with a role in ‘The Tourist’ and served as the voice of the title character in ‘Rango’.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ marked his return as Captain Sparrow in 2011. This was followed by roles in ‘The Rum Diary’ and ‘Jack and Jill,’ in which he made an uncredited cameo as himself.
He made another uncredited cameo in the 2012 film version of his iconic TV show ’21 Jump Street,’ playing an agent. He once again team with Burton to assume the role of Barnabas Collins in the big screen version of ‘Dark Shadows’ the same year.
The following year, he was Tonto in ‘The Lone Ranger’ opposite Armie Hammer. Also in 2013, he made a cameo appearance in ‘Lucky Them’ before moving on to his role as Dr. Will Caster in science fiction movie ‘Transcendence’.
After being cast in ‘Transcendence’ the talented actor was credited as Guy Lapointe when he appeared in ‘Tusk’, in 2014 before debuting as the wolf in ‘Into the Woods’ later that year.
In early 2015, Depp starred with Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor as an eccentric art dealer in ‘Mortdecai’. His subsequent roles in 2015 and beyond include roles in ‘Black Mass,’ ‘London Fields’ and ‘Yoga Hosers.’
Depp reprises his role as the Mad Hatter in ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, set for a 2016 release.
He’ll suit up again as Captain Jack Sparrow in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’, set to hit theaters in 2017.
In Feb 2017, Depp fired his long time manager because he can’t pay her the commissions for the movie deals, as the sources said. Depp then signed to with CAA that was reportedly offered lower commissions.
Johnny Depp Biography
Considered one of the most successful actors of all time in terms of box office draw and recognition, Johnny Depp has formed a solid bond with moviegoers spanning multiple generations due to his ability to fully absorb himself into an assortment of dynamic characters.
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