Johnny Depp is well-known for the iconic character Captian Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean. Here are some unknown facts you might not hear about this multi-talented man.
- Depp’s initial dream was to become a rock star. He has played with several bands on the stage and his band name is ‘P.’ His music led him to drop out of high school.
- Nicolas Cage advised him to try acting and this assists him to accept different roles such as undercover cop Tommy Hanson in TV Series Jump Street and more.
- Johnny Depp is one of the highest-paid actors in 2012. The captain sparrow role leads him to the highest-paid actor with an earning of $7 million.
- Johnny Depp was almost fired by Disney executives who didn’t understand his portrayal of the fictional pirate in Pirates of the Caribbean. But, the franchise turns into one of Disney’s biggest money-makers.
- He enjoyed playing with Barbie dolls. He once said, “I do like playing with Barbies. It’s a great thing to do with your kids. Once, I was exploring different characters with the Barbies and my daughter didn’t like it.”
- Depp has his own production company called Infinitum Nihil means “Nothing is forever.” A few of the company works include Hugo (2011), directed by Martin Scorsese, Dark Shadows(2012), directed by Tim Burton, and The Rum Diary (2011).
- He is a talented musician and actor but he has a fear of dancing. Johnny admitted that he never danced in real life and feared it more than anything in the world.