The American actor Johnny Depp is the protagonist of a media trial in which he faces his ex-wife, Amber Heard, a case that goes around the world and that has millions of followers in suspense waiting for the outcome.
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Because of this conflict with Heard, It is estimated that Depp lost a salary of 22.5 million dollars of the last film of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ saga, in which he played Captain Jack Sparrow in five films.
Before the scandal over her marital problem, Johnny Depp He was one of the highest paid actors in the film industry. whose emporium would exceed 100 million dollars net, for his successful career as an actor.
Depp would charge no less than 20 million dollars per film, added to advertising contracts and other values for the use of his image and name.
Faced with the economic losses derived from the conflict with her ex, which led several production companies to close their doors on her, Depp would have asked for 50 million dollars in the trial as compensation for the economic damages causedthe same amount of money that the Hollywood star would have paid after his divorce.
The last appearance in the cinema was in ‘Fantastic Animals’, a film that he left when the complaints of mistreatment against him began. However, the Warner Brothers studios paid him US$ 16 million, stipulated in the clauses of the contract, which established the payment of this compensation in case of changing the actor or dispensing with his performance.