Johnny Depp stand firm in April 2022 in defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard, and legal difficulties are raising questions about Johnny’s previous relationships. The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the star has dated a bunch of famous women, including Dirty Dancing diva Jennifer Greyhis Edward Scissorhands costar Winona Ryderand supermodel Kate Moss, among others. But that’s Johnny’s relationship with the French actress, singer and model Vanessa Paradis that eventually captured his lasting attention and led to the birth of his two children.
So how did Johnny and Vanessa meet, and what was it about her that made him so infatuated? We take a look back at the couple’s 14-year relationship, from first meeting to life as parents and beyond.
Of course, Johnny met the beautiful Vanessa in Paris!
The Ed Wood the actor declared he fell in love with Vanessa at first sight, while the star was filming Ninth Gate in 1998 with Roman Polanski in the iconic city of romance. He recounted in an October 2011 interview that he attended an outing at the Costes hotel in Paris with Roman, and Vanessa was also there. “She was wearing a backless dress and I saw that back and neck, then she turned around and I saw those eyes, and – boom!” Johnny told Daily mail. “My single life is over.” The connection is so strong, as he adds, “You get this feeling — I can’t really explain what it is, but I had it when I met her. I saw her across a room and thought: ‘What’s going on with me?’
Johnny & Vanessa have never been married.
The couple skipped the formalities and went straight to a quiet family life – something that previously seemed like the party Johnny had overlooked. And as the relationship persists year after year in a town notoriously prone to divorce, Johnny and Vanessa never seem to need a marriage to cement their relationship. The Rum Diary The actor confided in More in a 2010 interview that he simply “never found himself needing that piece of paper.” Johnny added, “Marriage is really from soul to soul, heart to heart. You don’t need someone to say, okay you’re married. “
The couple had a daughter and a son.
On May 27, 1999, the couple became parents Lily-Rose Deppa growth in their relationship that will bond them for life. John Christopher “Jack” Depp III was born on April 9, 2002, and the family continues, with Johnny and Vanessa remaining famous mainstays on the Hollywood red carpet. About being a father, Johnny said yes Jack and Lily-Rose provided him with a “real foundation, a real foothold in life, in work, in everything. … You cannot plan for the kind of deep love that results in children. Being a father is not a conscious decision. It was part of the wonderful trip I was on. That’s destiny. In the end all the math worked,” he said in one 2006 interview with ABC.
Vanessa & Johnny live a lavish cosmopolitan lifestyle
During his years with Vanessa, Johnny has gone from quirky, classic cinematic roles to becoming one of Disney’s most popular franchises. Like a legend Captain Jack Sparrow inside But the pirate of the Caribbean film, he rose to new heights of fame and wealth, and followed Daily mailthey spent years after debut Curse of the Black Pearl living in luxury between their Hollywood Hills mansion, two places in France, their yacht, and Johnny’s private island in the Caribbean called Little Hall’s Pond Cay.
The longtime couple finally called it quits in 2012
In 2011, Johnny and Vanessa seemed to still be in love after 13 years together. “I see that the kids are happy, healthy and seem to be on the right track in life,” says Johnny Daily mail interview. “And then I look at Vanessa, who is supportive, loving and talented in every way. She and I have been together for almost 14 years, and I can’t believe it. It seems like it was only yesterday that we met.” He continued, explaining more about what made him happy about the relationship. “A glass of wine or two before dinner is my favorite thing, when watching the sunset and the kids playing nearby. That is perfection. ‘
But by June 2012, the love story between the two was run my course. After not appearing together for a while, Johnny’s journalist said Tonight’s reception that they were “friendly” going their separate ways. “Respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children,” the short public statement read. It is worth noting that Johnny met his ex-wife, Amber Heard, on the set Rum Diary in 2011 – a year before his split from Vanessa was announced.
Vanessa becomes rich in the settlement
According to a June 2012 in SunJohnny plans to deliver only one large sums of money $150 million in his breakup with Vanessa. At that time, the lawyer Robert Nachshin told the newspaper that “since they weren’t married, a partner would have to file a civil suit and go to court,” but Johnny didn’t want to fight it, and instead agreed to the money.