Johnny Christopher Depp II, is a prolific Hollywood Star who was born on the 9th of June 1963, in Kentucky, United States. He being an American, has also been traced to have English ancestry, together with claims of a French, Belgian, and Dutch decent. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California in the U.S.
The popular actor and producer has a net-worth estimated to being close to $200 million, after his listing in the 2012 Guinness World Records to be the leader in the charts of most paid actor of $75 million on a project.
Johnny growing up loved music, which made him begin playing guitar for quite a number of local music groups, he also made a decision to take his skills to the next level and start practicing professionally. This led to him quitting his high school education, a choice he would later attempt to avert, but was was advised by his principal to go ahead and chase that which he wants to achieve.
He began his acting career in 1984, which saw him take on roles in different movie genres, but it was not until his engagement in the Tv series, 21 Jump Street as a police officer, that he really got to establish himself, and equally gained some amount of popularity. He over his career has appeared in a lot of films including popular ones such as the pirates of the Caribbean series which he started in 2003, Charlie and the chocolate factory, once upon a time in Mexico, and so many more, which has helped him gain various nominations, such as ten Golden Globe awards, three academy awards amongst others, wining a number of these. The American producer has been scheduled to feature in the third and most recent version of the `Fantastic beasts’ franchise, coming up in 2021. Depp has been able to gross over $13.5 billion from his movies, placing him in third-place for the most grossed actor.
Depp believed the fact he had something more to offer, especially after been advised to consider a acting career, he saw more in him self, believing that he could achieve this. He gave it a chance by putting in great performances in films from the start of his career, and in subsequent ones, enabling him to grow into arguably, one of the best and most popular actors of his time.
This goes to emphasize that when one decides to take on activities that he or she enjoys doing, making it a profession, that he or she not only gains the feeling of joy and accomplishment, but through the fact that it’s interesting, it pushes him or her to developing, and constantly improving, leading to the derivation of both wealth, and success.