Who is John Christopher Depp III?

John Christopher ‘Jack’ Depp III  was born on 9 April 2002 under the zodiac sign of Aries, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. He is an 18-year-old celebrity child, probably best recognized for being the son of one of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities Johnny Depp, and famous French actress, model, and singer Vanessa Paradis.

How rich is he, as of now? Jack Depp Net Worth

Being the son of millionaires, Jack Depp is also potentially a millionaire. Since his career is yet to come, he still enjoys the impressive fortune of his parents. Being one of the highest-paid actors worldwide, his father Johnny Depp has an estimated net worth of $200 million, as of early 2021, and his mother Vanessa Paradis has a reputed net worth of over $150 million.

Early Life, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Jack Depp is growing up dividing his time between Paris, France, and Los Angeles, California.

He has an elder sister named Lily-Rose Melody Depp, born on 27 May 1999, who is already known for being an actress and model. Their parents, Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis met each other on the set of “The Ninth Gate” in France in 1998, and were in a relationship until 2012; following their split, the former couple remained on good terms, and share custody of their children. Jack holds dual French and American nationalities, belongs to the White Caucasian ethnic group, and is fluent in both French and English.

Popularity as a Celebrity Child

Jack Depp gained international fame as the son of celebrity parents. Although he hasn’t been interested in following in their footsteps, he made his debut film appearance alongside his mother and sister in Kevin Smith’s 2016 comedy horror film “Yoga Hosers”, playing the peg son. Since then, Jack has been inactive in the world of acting, being currently focused on his education.

Personal Life, Hobbies, and Appearance

Jack Depp manages to keep his private life largely under wraps, nonetheless, it’s known that he’s currently in a relationship with French model Camille Jansen.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing the guitar and other instruments.

Regarding his appearance, Jack has short light brown hair and dark brown eyes. Details about his height, weight, vital statistics and shoe size haven’t been disclosed yet.

Who Is His Father? Johnny Depp Short Wiki/Bio

John Christopher ‘Johnny’ Depp II was born on 9 June 1963 under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Owensboro, Kentucky USA. He was raised the youngest of four children born to John Christopher Depp, who was a civil engineer, and Betty Sue Depp, a waitress.

He spent his childhood living in 20 different places until the family eventually settled in Miramar, Florida in 1970. Eight years later his parents divorced, and he continued to live with his mother, who remarried to Robert Palmer.

Career Beginnings

At the age of 12, Johnny Depp started playing the guitar, and attended Miramar High School but dropped out to pursue his career as a rock musician. He played in various bands, including The Kids which later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a record contract, but they disbanded, and thereafter Johnny started pursuing his acting career on the advice of famous Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage. He made his film debut as Glen Lantz in the 1984 horror film “A Nightmare On Elm Street”, after which he portrayed Jack in the 1985 comedy film “Private Resort”.

He then worked on a few other projects, including his appearance in the supporting role of Lerner in Oliver Stone’s 1986 war film “Platoon”, next to Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Willem Dafoe.

Rise to Fame

Johnny Depp’s big break came in 1987, when he joined the main cast of the Fox police procedural series “21 Jump Street”, in which he starred as Officer Tom Hanson until 1990, a performance which led him to become a teen idol. It was followed by his portrayal of the title role in Tim Burton’s film “Edward Scissorhands” (1990), opposite Dianne Wiest and Winona Ryder, which became a commercial and critical success, grossing over $53 million, and began his long collaboration with Burton. During the same year, he played the title character in the cult musical comedy film “Cry-Baby”, directed by John Waters.

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In 1993, he appeared in three film titles –  the romantic comedy film “Benny And Joon” playing Sam, the drama film “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” featuring as the title role, and the surrealist comedy-drama film “Arizona Dream”, portraying Axel Blackmar.

Continued Success

In 1994, Johnny Depp reunited with renowned director Tim Burton to play the title role in his biographical film “Ed Wood”, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Later that year, he landed the title role in the romantic comedy-drama film “Don Juan DeMarco”, which became a box office hit. Thereafter, he played William Blake in the Western film “Dead Man” and featured as Gene Watson in the commercial and critical failure “Nick Of Time”, both in 1995.

Johnny Depp’s next major role came in 1997, when he starred in the title role in Mike Newell’s crime drama film “Donnie Brasco”, next to Al Pacino.

In the same year, he made his debut as a screenwriter and director with the drama film “The Brave”, in which he also played Raphael. By the end of the decade, Johnny had major parts such as Raoul Duke in the adventure comedy-drama film “Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas” (1998), Ichabod Crane in Tim Burton’s period film “Sleepy Hollow” (1999), and Dean Corso in the mystery thriller film “The Ninth Gate” also in 1999, directed by Roman Polanski, to name a few.

Worldwide Recognition as Captain Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp gained worldwide recognition in 2003, after being chosen to portray pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in the Walt Disney Pictures adventure film “Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl”. The film became a major box office success, and earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

He would later reprise the role in its sequels, entitled “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (2006), “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End” (2007), “Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” (2011), “Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” (2017). He also did the voiceovers of the character in two video games, “Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Legend Of Jack Sparrow” (2006), and “Lego Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Video Game” (2011).

Further Work

Johnny Depp earned his second Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance as Sir James Matthew Barrie in the 2004 historical fantasy drama film “Finding Neverland”, directed by Marc Forster and based on Allan Knee’s play “The Man Who Was Peter Pan”. His next venture with Tim Burton was the critical and commercial success “Charlie And The Chocolate Factory” in which he portrayed Willy Wonka, which led him to receive a Golden Globe Award nomination.

He continued to collaborate with Tim Burton on two other projects, the 2005 animated film “Corpse Bride”, providing his voice to Victor Van Dort, and the 2007 musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street”, playing the title role. His performance in the latter earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, as well as his third Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In 2010, he landed such the roles as Mad Hatter in Tim Burton’s film “Alice In Wonderland”, next to Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter, and Frank Tupelo in the romantic thriller film “The Tourist”, along with Angelina Jolie, both of which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination.

Major Projects in the 2010s

At the beginning of the next decade, Johnny provided his voice to the title character in the animated film “Rango” (2011), and then collaborated again with Burton in his fantasy horror comedy film “Dark Shadows” (2012), playing Barnabas Collins and which he produced.

Afterwards, he starred in such roles as Tonto in the 2013 Western action film “The Lone Ranger”, Wolf in the 2014 musical “Into The Woods”, and James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in the 2015 biographical crime drama film “Black Mass”, among many others.

Johnny continued on with portrayals of Grindelwald in the fantasy film “Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them” (2016), which he would later reprise in its 2018 sequel, entitled “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald”, and Edward Ratchett in the film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel “Murder On The Orient Express” (2017). In the next year, he lent his voice to the title role in the animated film “Sherlock Gnomes”, played Richard in the comedy-drama film “The Professor”, and produced and featured as Russell Poole in the crime film “City Of Lies”.

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Recently, he starred as Colonel Joll in the 2019 action drama film “Waiting For The Barbarians”, and as W. Eugene Smith in the 2020 film “Minamata”, which he also produced.

Other Ventures

Additionally, Johnny Depp launched his own production company named Infinitum Nihil in 2004. He serves as the CEO, while his sister Christi Dembrowski is President. Besides that, he’s an accomplished musician, and has collaborated with various artists. In 2015, he co-formed the group Hollywood Vampires, along with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry – they’ve released two studio albums, “Hollywood Vampires” in 2015, and “Rise” in 2019.

Moreover, he was the owner of the nightclub The Viper Room in Los Angeles, California from 1993 to 2003. He also grew grapes and ran wine-making facilities with his ex-wife Vanessa Paradis in their vineyard in France, and was the co-owner of the restaurant Man Ray in Paris, France, alongside John Malkovich, Mick Hucknall and Sean Penn.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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