Johnny Depp Net Worth 2024: Forbes, Wiki, Movie Income

Johnny Depp, an actor, and producer from the United States has an estimated net worth of $150 million. Johnny Depp has actively bounded Hollywood contracts since he turned heads with his action in “21 Jump Street” in the 1980s.

Depp then appeared in various characters that seemed to oppose his often-reported stunning looks. Nevertheless, he earned himself a reputation as a great actor and a bizarre and unpredictable person.

With his critically acclaimed performance in films such as “Edward Scissorhands,” “Ed Wood,” “Benny & Joon,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Donnie Brasco,” and “Chocolat” along with other projects, Johnny landed the leading role in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” as Captain Jack Sparrow.

His outrageous and totally committed performance transformed the summer movie into one of the biggest highly acclaimed commercially and critically successful franchises of all time and brought the actor the Oscar nomination.

Johnny Depp: Biography

Name of the PersonalityJohnny Depp
ProfessionActor, Musician & Artist
Date of Birth9th June 1963
Place of BirthOwensboro, Kentucky, United States
ParentsJohn Christopher Depp and Betty Sue
SiblingsDaniel Depp, Debbie Depp, Christi Dembrowski
SpouseLori Allison (1983 – 1985)​
Amber Heard (2015 – 2017)
PartnerVanessa Paradis
Children2 with Vanessa Paradis
Lily-Rose Melody Depp and Jack
Net Worth$150 Million
AchievementsGolden Globe: 1
Screen Actors Guild Award: 1
People’s Choice Awards: 15
Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards: 3
MTV Awards: 5
Most Popular Characters21 Jump Street
Cry Baby
Ed Wood
Donnie Brasco
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Fantastic Beasts and where to find them
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Johnny Depp Net Worth

On the way to becoming a superstar, he settled down. He had two kids with French actress Vanessa Paradis before setting the hotel rooms on fire. Their relationship lasted for nearly 15 years and was frequently presented as an illustration of Hollywood relationships that lasted. However, they split at peace in June 2012.

His relationship with Amber Heard has recently been the focus of numerous headlines and lawsuits.

To the present, Johnny Depp’s numerous successful films have earned more than $3.4 billion in America alone, with a whopping $8.7 billion at the global box office.

Johnny Depp Net Worth is $150 Million and His annual income has been reported to exceed $100 million several times, making him among the world’s highest-compensated actors. A lawsuit against his former business executives shows that between 2003- 2016 alone, Johnny earned $650 million in backend earnings, salaries, and endorsement agreements.

However, the same lawsuit disclosed that Johnny was near bankruptcy at distinct points because of his extravagant lifestyle. For example, at one point, expenses for his daily life exceeded $2 million.

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Johnny Depp Net Worth

Johnny Depp Early Life

Born as John Christopher Depp II on the 9th of June 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, Johnny is the fourth in the family, with three of his older siblings. His family was constantly moving throughout his childhood. Eventually, they settled in Miramar, Florida.

Depp started playing guitar, which was a gift from his mother, when he was 12, in different bands. He then dropped out of school altogether to become a rock singer. His group, The Kids, broke up shortly after they relocated to Los Angeles.

Depp later decided to pursue a career in acting after recommendations from the actor Nicolas Cage, whom Depp was introduced to by his wife.

Career Beginnings

His first appearance came in 1984’s horror movie “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” After that, he was involved in a couple of other projects before finding his first significant role on the Fox television show “21 Jump Street,” in which he was reported to be paid up to $45,000 per episode.

Rise to Stardom

“21 Jump Street” helped Depp become a household name in the business. Then, in 1990, he portrayed the title role in Tim Burton’s feature film “Edward Scissorhands.” His performance’s commercial and critical success established him as a top Hollywood actor. It also began his long-running relationship with Burton.

A few of the projects that Depp worked on in his career in the 90s are “Benny and Joon,” “What’s eating Gilbert Grape,” “Don Juan DeMarco,” “Donnie Brasco,” “Sleepy Hollow,” and “Chocolat.”

The film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003) received widespread praise because of Depp’s portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow. The actor reprised the role of a pirate in the four sequel-movie. He returned together with Tim Burton in 2004 for “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” as Willy Wonka and “Corpse Bride,” an animated feature featuring Johnny Depp as the character, “Victor Van Dort.

Johnny Depp won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2007), written by Burton, and was nominated for the third consecutive time to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.

It was his turn to continue his Burton collaboration by appearing in “Alice in Wonderland” (2010) and “Dark Shadows” (2012). Other films that he has been in are “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (2016), “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017), and “Richard Says Goodbye” (2018).


Johnny Depp started his production business Infinitum Nihil in 2004, being the CEO and founder and his wife Christi Dombrowski as president. Depp is also a skilled musician. Together with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry, he founded the band Hollywood Vampires in 2015 and released their self-titled album debut in the fall of that year. The album includes three original tracks that were co-written by Depp. The band’s second album, “Rise,” was released in June 2019.

Dior Payday

In 2015, Johnny collaborated with Dior to launch Dior’s Sauvage, a new fragrance. Johnny has been featured in numerous commercials on television and in print for the fragrance.

In August 2022, Johnny signed an all-year “seven figures” endorsement extension contract with Dior.

Johnny Depp Personal Life

Depp married Lori Allison in 1983, and the couple divorced in 1985. In the following years, he married actors Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn in the 1980s. In 1990, he proposed to Winona Ryder, his “Edward Scissorhands” co-star. Later, he was in a relationship with Kate Moss from 1994 to 1998 and started a relationship with French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis in 1998. The two met while Depp was filming his movie “The Ninth Gate” in France, and they have two kids with each other.

After his separation from Paradis at the end of 2012, Depp was involved in a romantic relationship with the actress Amber Heard, whom he had met during the filming of “The Rum Diary” (2011). They got married in February 2015. However, Amber claimed Depp was involved in “verbal and physical abuse,” allegations Depp’s lawyers rejected. The divorce was finalized in January 2017, with Depp paying Heard $7 million.

Johnny Depp Salary and Movie Earnings

On “21 Jump Street”, Johnny earned $45,000 for each episode. However, his highest film-related earnings started at the end of the 1990s. For instance, in 1995, he made 5 million bucks for “Nick of Time.” He also earned 5 million dollars in 1997 for “Donnie Brasco.”

In his debut role on screen as “Jack Sparrow” in 2003’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” Johnny Depp made $10 million. The base salary for the sequel “Pirates” film was set at $20 million in addition to backend points, which earned the actor an additional 40 million, putting the total to $60 million. As a result, he made a total of $55 million from his third “Pirates” film.

In 2010, Johnny received a low base salary and the highest backend points for “Alice in Wonderland.” The result was an income of $55 million when the film grossed $1 billion globally. It is one of the top 20 paychecks for an actor for a single movie.

He was paid $15 million for “Rum Diary,” $7.5 million for “Rango,” $18 million for “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory,” and $20 million for “The Tourist.”

In 2020, Johnny Depp received $16 million for his role in the third film in the “Fantastic Beasts” franchise. The contract stipulated that studio Warner Brothers pay him regardless of the circumstances. Therefore, even if they decided to fire Johnny in the wake of Amber Heard’s lawsuit, Johnny still earns $16 million without needing to raise a finger.

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