Saturday 10 June 2017

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp was born as John Christopher Depp II on June 9th, 1963. He is an actor that doesn't need much introduction as everybody not living under a rock has heard about him. He is among the most famous American actors and he is also a producer and a musician. He gained mass popularity after appearing in a TV series in the 1980s called '21 Jump Street' which shot him up to becoming a teen idol. He is best known for his more recent works in 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie series, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory(2005)' and 'Alice in Wonderland(2010)'. He is regarded as one of the world's biggest film stars.

Johnny Depp Religion

One would expect a star like him to have every bit of information about himself out there but surprisingly Depp has managed to avoid the issue of religion altogether except one time when asked directly by Larry King, he replied that he has faith in his kids but in terms of religion, he doesn't. We can safely say that Johnny Depp is non-religious. 

Johnny Depp Political Views

Depp doesn't seem to be a big fan of America, he has called America a "dumb puppy that has big teeth". He left the USA to live in France where he liked the anonymity and his simpler life there but came back to become a resident of the USA in 2011 because France wanted him to be a permanent resident which would require him to pay income tax in both the countries. 

Who is he dating?

It has been a rough ride when it comes to relationships in Johnny Depp's life. He first married the makeup artist Lori Anne Allison in 1983 but they later divorced in 1985. He then got engaged to Jennifer Grey and then Sherilyn Fenn in late 1980s. After which he proposed to his co-star in the movie 'Edward Scissorhands', Winona Ryder. Then, from 1994 to 1998, he was in a relationship with English supermodel Kate Moss. After his relationship ended with Moss, he got into a relationship with French actress and singer, Vanessa Paradis. His relationship with Vanessa lasted the longest amount of time. They have two children together. They later announced their separation in June of 2012. After that, he began dating actor and model Amber Heard whom he would later marry in February 2015 and divorce on May 23rd, 2016 which was finalized on January 13, 2017. Depp has been single since. 

Johnny Depp Hobbies

Along with acting, Depp likes to make Music, he was gifted a guitar by his mother at the age of 12 and he has loved it ever since. He has also forayed into being a winemaker and restaurateur while he was in France. He co-owned a restaurant by the name of 'Man Ray', along with Sean Penn, John Malkovich and Mick Hucknall. He has also tried his hands at editing by being the co-editor of Woody Guthrie's novel House of Earth which was published in 2013. 

Interesting Facts

Johnny Depp was arrested for being in a fight with paparazzis in front of a restaurant in London in 1999. 

He has recorded with the British band Oasis twice. 

In his very early years, he was a guitarist in a band called 'The Kids" and currently plays in a band called 'P'. 

His two children with Paradis have the same names of the two main characters in the 1985 movie, 'Legend'. 

He is a movie buff with a huge knowledge bank of older films. He says that he doesn't watch the new movies anymore other than children's movies.