John Christopher Depp II is an American actor and musician
He is the recipient of several awards, including a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award
Depp made his debut in the horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and appeared in Platoon (1986).
In the 2000s, Depp became one of the most successful film stars by playing Captain Jack Sparrow in the film series Pirates of the Caribbean
In 2012, Depp was one of the world's biggest film stars, and was listed by the Guinness World Records as the world's highest-paid actor, with earnings of US$75 million in a year
Depp is the youngest of the four children of waitress Betty Sue Depp (née Wells; later Palmer) and civil engineer John Christopher Depp
Between 1998 & 2012, Depp was in a relationship with French singer Vanessa Paradis, together they had two children, including actress Lily-Rose Depp.
From 2015 to 2017, Depp was married to actress
. Their divorce drew much media attention, as both alleged abuse against each other