Amber Heard’s profession was simply taking off when she and Johnny Depp’s multimillion-dollar courtroom case started, now its monetary impression might destroy her.
It wouldn’t be too far off to say many individuals hadn’t seen or heard of Amber Heard till she divorced Johnny Depp.
Some Australians would’ve heard of the actor and model for the primary time when she after which husband Depp felt the full wrath of Australian Border Power (and Barnaby Joyce) for his or her notorious dog-smuggling saga.
Nonetheless, the continuing multimillion-dollar defamation trial has introduced the unfriendly highlight of public scrutiny on the couple, their careers, their marriage and divorce, previous relationships, charitable contributions (or lack thereof), and their financial institution balances.
At this level, their reputations are shattered, so what’s left to lose besides their riches?
Amber Heard’s internet price
Heard’s actual internet price is up for debate. Fox Enterprise stories it’s US$8 million (a little bit over A$11.2 million), whereas Superstar Web Value lists Heard’s internet price at US$2.5 million (simply over A$3.5 million).
The defamation trial has laid the couple’s funds naked, and revealed that Heard earned $10 million in gross earnings between 2013 and 2019.
It’s a staggering distinction to her ex-husband’s reported internet price – a mind-boggling US$150 million (round A$210 million).
However not like Depp’s well-established profession, Heard’s had solely simply hit its first main success when the courtroom battles started.
Her first main position was within the 2006 slasher movie All of the Boys Love Mandy Lane (a flop), however her most notable roles embody as Seth Rogen’s much-younger love curiosity in Pineapple Categorical, a short look in Zombieland, and her supporting position in The Rum Diary, the place she met Depp.
After a string of minor roles in 2015 – notably Magic Mike XXL and The Danish Woman – Heard scored her largest position so far: Mera within the 2018 blockbuster Aquaman.
Heard was reportedly paid US$5 million for the position and, after the movie made $1 billion worldwide, was paid $10 million for the 2023 sequel Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom. Her continuation with the challenge has drawn thousands and thousands to signal a petition calling for her character to be re-cast.
In addition to films, Heard has 31 skilled modelling credit, together with campaigns with Guess, a world ambassadorship with L’Oreal Paris (price $1.625 million), and work with the Cannes Movie Pageant and Harper‘s Bazaar.
How does she examine to Depp?
Johnny Depp has been performing for about so long as his ex-wife has been alive, and in that point he has amassed a mind-boggling sum of money, worldwide actual property, companies, and classic motor autos.
Although he blew most of his exorbitant wealth in 2016, Depp continues to be price an eye-watering US$150 million, in comparison with Heard’s $2.5 million.
What did Heard get within the divorce?
Not a lot.
He definitely didn’t give her half of his fortune like he promised to offer his associate of 14 years, and mom of his kids, French model Vanessa Paradis when they cut up.
Regardless of receiving a $7 million settlement after her preliminary allegations of Depp’s abuse in 2016, she pledged to donate the funds to the Youngsters’s Hospiral of Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union. It has since been revealed in courtroom that she solely donated a small portion of the funds.
However even when their divorce was finalised in 2017, Depp retained all of his worldwide actual property holdings – together with the personal island the place they wed – and classic automobile assortment. Heard, in the meantime, walked away with the 2 terriers, a horse, and two autos.
After their divorce, Heard utilized for spousal help, asking for $50,000 per 30 days to cowl varied bills, together with $10,000 for hire, $2000 for consuming out, and $10,000 for pet provides and authorized prices.
On the time, she mentioned she was solely making a small earnings together with $27,000 in movie royalties, and proved her financial savings solely amounted to $25,000 on the time, in response to Superstar Web Value. She later withdrew the declare.
What about Johnny’s different exes?
As of 2022, Vanessa Paradis has a internet price of $100 million, after a protracted and profitable singing, performing and modelling profession.
Reminder: Heard is price an estimated $2.5 million.