Facts of Johnny Depp
|Full Name:||Johnny Depp|
|Age:||57 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||June 09, 1963|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
|Birth Place:||Owensboro, Kentucky|
|Father's Name:||John Christopher Depp|
|Mother's Name:||Betty Sue Palmer|
|Profession:||Actor and Musician|
|Education:||Henry D. Perry Middle School, Miramar High School|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed(English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, French, Canadian, Dutch, Flemish Belgian, German, and African)|
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The man with the tinted glasses! Yes, we are talking about famed actor Johnny Depp! But did you know that Johnny Depp is blind in one eye! Let us find the truth!
The story of Johnny Depp’s poor eyesight
In 2013, Johnny Depp had disclosed that he had eyesight issues right from his childhood. Hence he was forced to wear prescription glasses. He always had a blurred vision and it was never normal. Johnny said:
“I’m blind as a bat in one eye.”
Johnny Depp birth, age, parents, and childhood
If we go through his life story, we can see that Johnny Depp is 54 years old being born on 9 June 1963 in Kentucky, USA. He now resides in Los Angeles. His mother Betty served as a waitress while his father John was a civil engineer. Johnny is mostly of English descent though some element of European root is also known in him. He is the youngest of 4 siblings.
His family was shifting frequently. Ultimately, it settled in Miramar, Florida in 1970. His parents divorced in 1978. His stepfather was Robert Palmer who became his inspiration.
At the age of 12, Johnny was gifted a guitar by his mother. He learned to play it and started taking part in various garage bands. In 1979, he dropped out of school with a dream to become a rock musician. He was with the band The Kids and later joined Rock City Angels. He co-wrote a song for their debut album Young Man’s Blues. He also did odd jobs such as working as a telemarketer for a pen company.
The start of Johnny Depp’s acting career
Johnny had to work on different jobs for a living. His then-wife Lori Anne Allison introduced him to Nicolas Cage who then advised him to pursue acting. Johnny decided to try his hands at it and landed his first role in the horror film called A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984. In 1985, he was cast in Private Resort. He also appeared in another minor role in Thrashin’ in 1986.
His role as a police officer in the TV series 21 Jump Street made him a teen idol. He then concentrated on films and was seen in the 1990’s Cry-Baby and Edward Scissorhands. The latter became a commercial success making him Hollywood’s leading actor.
His focus was on interesting roles rather than the success of the film at the box-office. He also did innumerable films which included Dead Man (1995), The Ninth Gate (1999), Before Night Falls (2000), Once Upon a Time In Mexico (2003), Corpse Bride (2005), Public Enemies (2009), The Tourist (2010), The Rum Diary (2011), Into The Woods (2014), and Murder of the Orient Express (2017). There are more great films in the pipeline for 2018.
Many of his roles have fetched him awards and nominations. He has accumulated a net worth of $ 400 million over the years.
Johnny Depp’s other ventures
He formed his own production company called Infinitum Nihil in 2004 of which his sister is the President. He has released some films through this company. He also plays good guitar and has appeared in several music videos.
He formed a group and released albums and also did concerts and collaborated with other music artists. He also worked as a co-editor on some projects.
Is Johnny Depp married? His wives, children, and divorce
Johnny Depp was earlier married to makeup artist Lori Anne Allison from 20 December 1983 to 1985. He later got engaged to actresses Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn in the 1980s but things never took off after that. In 1990, he proposed to Winona Ryder. But in 1994 he started dating British supermodel Kate Moss until 1998.
He then established a relationship with French singer-actress Vanessa Paradis and the couple has two children from it-Lily (born 1999) and John Jack (born 2002). He said at that time:
“Children have given me real foundation, a real strong place to stand in life, in work, in everything … You can’t plan the kind of deep love that results in children. Fatherhood was not a conscious decision. It was part of the wonderful ride I was on. It was destiny. All the math finally worked.”
The sweet couple separated in June 2012. He began dating model and actress Amber Heard and married her in an intimate ceremony in their home in LA in February 2015. Heard filed for divorce the next year and also obtained a restraining order against him on charges of domestic violence. There has been some settlement reached between the parties on this matter.