Who Is John Christopher Depp? Father Of Johnny Depp

by Manisha Tue May 10 2022 Updated On Fri Sep 09 2022
Who Is John Christopher Depp? Father Of Johnny Depp

John Christopher Depp is the father of American actor-producer, musician, and painter Johnny Depp. 

He used to be an engineer by profession. He was married to Betty Sue Palmer but got divorced. 

John Christopher Depp with his ex-wife and son Johnny Depp
John Christopher Depp with his ex-wife and son Johnny Depp Source: Pinterest

Dating History Of Johnny

Being a very handsome man, Johnny had several affairs in his past. He dated Lori Allison in 1983

He tied the knot with Lori at the age of 20.

Lori played a very important role in his career as she was the one who introduced him to Nicolas Cage.

They broke up in 1985. After his breakup, he was linked to Sherilyn Fenn

They met on the set while shooting but got separated after dating for three years. 

He had a short-term relationship with Jennifer Grey

He had a romantic affair with Winona Ryder

They met while shooting for a movie, started dating in 1990 and became aa IT Hollywood couple. 

They were in a serious relationship and even got engaged. 

Winona's father was against their marriage, so they called it quit after being together for two years. 

He then dated Kate Moss.

They were spotted at several events together and were very public about their love life, but they parted ways in 1998

A year later, Vanessa Paradis came into his life. 

She became a very important woman in his life and got pregnant. They welcomed their daughter in 2000.

Three years later, they were blessed with a son. But they also put an end to their relationship in 2012

Relationship Timeline Between Johnny And Amber

Johnny and Amber met on the set of Rum Diary in 2009.

Both of them were in a relationship with different partner. 

After breaking up with their respective partners, there was a rumor that the two were dating each other in 2012

Later they confirmed their relationship. 

They made their public appearance together at an annual heaven gala in 2014

Days later, she was spotted with an engagement ring on her finger. 

They exchanged their wedding vows as husband and wife in 2015 at Johnny's mom's house, who was sick. 

Johnny Depp with his ex-wife Amber Heard
Johnny Depp with his ex-wife Amber Heard  Source: Pinterest

They held a ceremony on Depp's private island in the Bahamas two years later.

Amber filed for a divorce three days after his mother's death. 

Amber accused him of physical and mental abuse during their 15-month marriage. 

The divorce was finalized in 2017.


John was born in 1938, and his current age is 84 years old.

Net Worth

His son's net worth is estimated to be $150 million. He earned such a huge wealth from his acting career.

Johnny Depp with his father, John Christopher Depp
Johnny Depp with his father, John Christopher Depp. Source: Instagram

A Legal Battle Between Johnny And Amber

In 2018, the Washington Post published an OP-ED written by Amber where she detailed her experience with domestic assault. 

She wrote about the treatment she endured during her marriage. 

Assumptions were made in the media that he was the culprit. 

Johnny sued the publications for libel, and in 2019, Depp sued Heard for defamation over her article. 

Depp denied the allegation, saying that Heard was violent in the relationship. 

He also suspected Amber of cheating on him during their marriage over her co-star James Franco.

She was also suspected of having an affair with Tesla owner Elon Musk. 

Daily Mail released leaked audio of a former couple where Heard is recorded admitting to hitting Depp in a previous altercation. 

Depp alleged that Heard threw a glass bottle at him, resulting in a severe injury on his finger, but Heard said that the injury was self-inflicted.

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