15 Things you probably don’t know about Johnny Depp
Welcome to our today’s famous people topic, where we’ll show you the 15 things you probably don’t know about Johnny Depp!
With every movie that featured Johnny Depp, he managed to grew into our hearts, demonstrating a great talent and passion for his work.
His unequalled versatility in choosing a character, made him one of the best paid actors in Hollywood, and one of the most beloved ones.
With that said, let us present to you this amazing facts about an amazing actor. These are the 15 things you probably don’t know about Johnny Depp!
1. His parents were modest people
His father was a civil engineer, his mother a waitress, and he also have 3 siblings, Johnny being the youngest one.
2. As a child he moved from town to town
His family lived in 20 different cities, before his parents decided to settle in Miramar, Florida
3. His dream was to become a rock star
He dropped school at the age of 15, to pursue his dream, and after only two weeks he turned back, but the principal didn’t accept him, and advice him to chase his dreams.
4. Nicolas Cage helped him to get his first job as an actor
Nicolas Cage hooked him up with his first agent, and in return, when Cage was in financial trouble in 2007, Depp offered to help him out.
5. Johnny Depp is in the Guinness Book
He managed to succeed that, by being the highest paid actor in 2011, with a total net of $75 million.
6. Johnny Depp first got married in 1983
He got married with Lori Anne Allison, and she was the sister of his band bass player.
7. Johnny Depp has a great working relationship with the Director Tim Burton
They worked together on many projects, but what triggered the start of their relation was the role of Edward Scissorhands, which fascinated Johnny Depp from the first moment he heard of it.
8. Johnny Depp made a crazy bet with Leonardo DiCaprio
While they were working on “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”, Johnny Depp dared Leonardo DiCaprio to sniff a rancid egg, and lost the $500 bet.
9. He was arrested in 1998
The paparazzi followed him all day, while he was on a date, and he started to fight with them. Who knew that Johnny Depp has a violent side? I guess everybody has their limits.
10. He got $55 million to play in “On Stranger Tides”
After the big success of the trilogy, the producers made him an irresistible offer that he couldn’t refused.
11. Johnny Depp may be retiring soon
In an interview for BBC, he said: “I wouldn’t say I’m dropping out any second, but I would say it’s probably not too far away…”
12. He is not a religious man
Although he is not a spiritual man, he once said: “I have faith in my kids. And I have faith, you know, that as long as you keep moving forward, just keep walking forward, things will be all right, I suppose. Faith in terms of religion, I don’t, religion is not my specialty.”
13. He believes he has Native American ancestry
Johnny Depp said: “I guess I have some Native American in me somewhere down the line. My great-grandmother was quite a bit of Native American, she grew up Cherokee or maybe Creek Indian.”
14. He was voted “The Sexiest Man Alive” twice
He got this title first in 2003, and the second time in 2009.
15. Johnny Depp started smoking at the age of 12
Although he is 51 now, the fact that he started smoking at a young age, did not affected his good looks at all. Keep in mind that does not mean we encourage you to smoke!
This ends our today’s topic about 15 things you probably don’t know about Johnny Depp, and I hope you enjoyed it! For more opinions, leave them in the comment section below!
So, do you think that Johnny Depp would have done better as a rock star than a movie actor?
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