John "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, film producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol.
Depp’s films have grossed over $3.1 billion at the United States box office and over $7.6 billion worldwide. His commercially most successful films have been Pirates of the Caribbean (film series) which grossed $3.7 billion, Alice in Wonderland which grossed over 1 billion, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which grossed $474 million and The Tourist which grossed $278 million worldwide (USD).
He has been nominated for top awards many times, winning the Best Actor Awards from the Golden Globes for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and from the Screen Actors Guild for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Depp also has garnered a sex symbol status in American cinema, being twice named as the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine in 2003 and 2009. He has been listed in the 2012 Guinness Book of World Records as the highest paid actor, with $75 million.