How Tall is Johnny Depp? Discover the Actor’s Height and Other Interesting Facts
Johnny Depp has graced our screens for well over 30 years with his charisma, acting skills, and rugged looks. The 59-year-old versatile actor has won hearts all over the world with his charm and philanthropy, no wonder more than half of the internet supported him during his recent court case against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. However, one thing that has baffled fans is the actor’s height. How tall is Johnny Depp in real life? Read on to find out.
How Tall is Johnny Depp?
The real height of the world’s highest-paid actor is still a mystery as the actor himself has not made public his height nor is there any official record detailing how tall he is. However, this has not stopped fans from speculating about his height. Many figures have been thrown around including 5 feet 10inches, 5 feet 7inches, and 5 feet 6 inches.
Thus, joining the bandwagon of “Johnny Depp height predictors”, we can safely conclude that the Sweeney Todd star is between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 9 inches. However, note that these metrics are not products of wishful thinking but a comparison of notable people who have stood beside the Willy Wonka star to estimate Johnny Depp’s real height. Let’s take a look at some of them.
The Height of Some Celebrities Compared to Johnny Depp
Back when things were rosy between the couple, they were the toast of all the Hollywood paparazzi who took every opportunity to take a shot of one of the most beautiful couples in the world. Johnny Depp’s rugged looks perfectly complemented the pretty-faced Amber Heard and they graced the cover of many magazines across the States.Embed from Getty Images
Fortunately, the real height of Amber Heard is public (5 feet 6 inches) and since Johnny Depp appears taller than the Aquaman star, it is safe to assume that the actor’s height is around 5 feet 7 inches or 5 feet 8 inches.
Another of his ex-wives is the singer Vanessa Paradis and the mother of his two children, Jack Depp, and Lily-Rose Melody Depp. As a model, Vanessa Paradis’ height is no secret as she stands at 5 foot 3 inches. Pictures of her standing right next to her ex-husband reveal that she is slightly shorter than him.Embed from Getty Images
Thus, this places Johnny Depp’s height in the region of 5 foot 4 inches and 5 foot 5 inches judging by the height of his ex-wife, Vanessa.
Kate Moss dated the Pirates of the Caribbean star in 1994 after the two run into each other at a restaurant in New York. The pair called off their relationship after four years with Kate Moss revealing that she spent years crying in the relationship.Embed from Getty Images
However, before everything turned sour, the couple had their bright spots where there were photographed enjoying each other’s company. With Kate’s height at 5 foot 8 inches, it is safe to assume that Johnny Depp could be around 5 foot 9 inches, given that the American actor is a tad taller than his ex-girlfriend.
During the red carpet event for the premiere of the 2010 movie, The Tourist, Depp and Angelina Jolie stood side-by-side for the paparazzi. Fans had the rare opportunity to compare the height of the movie stars and with Angelina Jolie recording a height of 5 foot 7 inches, it was easy for fans to guess Johnny Depp’s height.Embed from Getty Images
Many fans thought the Fantastic Beasts actor’s height was at the same level as Jolie; 5 foot 7 inches. However, others also believed Jolie was an inch taller than Depp so he probably stood at 5 foot 6 inches.
However, Johnny Depp does not seem to care enough to quell the speculations surrounding his height by disclosing it. Nevertheless, one thing that the Hollywood icon cares about is his looks which have endeared him to a plethora of female fans the world over.
Interesting Facts About Johnny Depp
What is Johnny Depp’s Official Name?
You may not know this but his real name is John Christopher Depp II. He only adopted Johnny Depp as his stage name or nickname as a short form of his real name.
Why Does Johnny Depp Seem to Have an Accent?
Johnny Depp’s apparent accent is believed to stem from several injuries to the head. According to other sources, his frequent use of drugs (esp. cocaine) may have resulted in brain trauma or aneurysm.
How Come Johnny Depp is So Versatile?
According to Johnny Depp, his versatility comes from his dedication to his craft and his decision to adopt and live through any character he chooses to play on the screen. According to the world’s highest-paid actor, “When I read a script, I start to get flashes of imagery. It may be a person I’ve known in my life. In Edward Scissorhands, it was a dog that I had had as a child. These images arrive. That’s really the basis. If I am guilty of one thing in my work in any situation, especially the heavier, is that I have a tendency to lean toward humor.”
What Are Johnny Depp’s Hobbies?
The versatile actor loves playing guitar and singing aside from acting. He has written a couple of songs to his credit and recently shared the same stage with his pal, Jeff Beck, in Europe.
Personal Life of Johnny Depp
As already mentioned, John Christopher Depp II nickname Johnny Depp had gone through several relationships with his first marriage being with make-up artist Lori Anne Allison from 1983 – 1985. The couple later divorced with Johnny Depp going on to engage actress and singer Winona Ryder in 1990. The couple dated for three years with Johnny Depp tattooing “Winona forever” on his right arm.
Depp later met Kate Moss and the pair enjoyed a four-year relationship before it hit the rocks in 1998. After breaking up with Kate Moss, Johnny Depp dated French singer, Vanessa Paradis, with whom he had two children. Once again, Johnny broke up with Vanessa and ended up with Amber Heard when they both co-starred in the 2011 movie The Rum Diary.
The couple got married in 2015 but by the following year, Heard had filed for divorce and filed a temporary restraining order against Johnny Depp. Her reason was that the iconic actor had verbally and physically abused her.Embed from Getty Images
In 2018, Johnny Depp sued Heard for an op-ed she wrote for the Washington Post alluding to Depp as a “wife-beater”. This culminated in a six-week trial that ended in the court awarding a $10.35 million judgment against Heard and a $2 million fine against Johnny Depp.