Interesting Facts About Johnny Depp: Thanks To Nicolas Cage For His Career!

With each movie which featured Johnny Depp, he managed to grow into our hearts, demonstrating the passion for his work and a great talent. Depp has revealed that he chose to wear two silver skull rings to remind him that life is very short and each moment should be lived to the fullest. Johnny Depp has played lots of eccentric roles in different Hollywood movies.
Johnny Depp (born June 9, 1963) is an American musician, actor, and producer. He rose to prominence in the 80s TV series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. He has won the Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.
His unparalleled versatility in selecting a character made him one of the highly paid and the most beloved actors in Hollywood. With that said, let’s explore some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Johnny Depp!
1. As a young kid, his parents moved around a lot, and Johnny lived in twenty different cities before they settled in Miramar, Florida, in 1970.
2. When he was twelve years old, his mother gave Johnny a guitar. After playing in many garage bands, he dropped out of high school in pursuit of the music career. His wanted to become a rock star. After only 2 weeks he went back to school, but the principal did not accept him, and instead advised him to pursue his dreams.
3. Depp co-owned famous a nightclub in Los Angeles known as The Viper Room that opened in 1993. Unfortunately, River Phoenix collapsed and died of drug-induced heart failure outside this club.
4. In 1983, Johnny got engaged to Lori Anne Allison for the first time, the sister of his band’s singer and bass player. She was a makeup artist. Lori and Depp divorced 2 years later, but he did not remain single for long. He got married to Jennifer Grey and later fell through and then got married to actress Sherilyn Fenn.
5. Thanks to Nicolas Cage for establishing Johnny’s acting career! He started acting after a visit to LA, California, with his ex-wife, Lori Allison who introduced him to the actor. Cage then advised him to do away with music and pursue acting. When Nicolas had financial problems in 2007, Johnny reportedly provided to pay off his debts as a form of appreciation for kick-starting his acting career.
6. Johnny’s most financially successful movies have been the “Alice in Wonderland” and “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise that have grossed $1 billion and $3 billion, respectively.
7. Depp’s parents separated when he was still young, and he had to undergo various family challenges. As a way of dealing with the pain, he started to cut himself which caused self-inflicted scars that he still has today.
8. Can you believe Johnny Depp was once a pen salesman? He did odd jobs at various places to make ends meet while he was still pursuing his music career. So, never lose hope, your dreams are valid!
9. Do not ask Johnny to dance! He really fears dancing. He has never made any dance moves in real life. He has only danced as a character in a film with a choreographed routine.
10. In 1998, Depp was arrested after having a fight with the paparazzi who were following him while he was on a date with Vanessa.
11. After his relationship with Kate Moss, he settled down with French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis from 1998 to 2012. Though they didn’t get married, the couple has two kids together, John “Jack” Christopher and Lily-Rose Melody.
12. Depp started smoking at a young age -he was twelve years old. Though he’s 51 now, smoking didn’t affect his good looks. Remember that doesn’t mean smoking is good!

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