Full Name: Amber Laura Heard
Birthdate: April 22, 1986
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Spouse: Johnny Depp
Amber Heard is an American actress who became known for her movies “Never Back Down” and “Pineapple Express”. She was born on April 22, 1986, in Austin, Texas, USA. Her father David Clinton Heard is a successful commercial contractor and her mother Patricia Paige is an internet researcher and website developer. She also has a younger sister named Whitney Heard who is also an actress. The two sister looks very alike each other. Her sister is known for her movie “Homo Erectus”.
From the beginning, Heard wanted to become an actress when she first performed in high school. However, later she was more attracted to modeling. In an interview, she said “[on transitioning from modeling to acting] My father persuaded me to take classes, and my first agent in Austin paid for them. I’d always wanted to be an actress. I did it in high school and fell in love with it, but I was distracted by the modeling industry because I wanted to travel and get out of my hometown. It was the easier ticket.” At the age of 17, Heard dropped out of high school and moved to New York to pursue her career in modeling. She later was homeschooled and received her diploma.
Career and Net Worth
At the beginning of the career, Heard appeared in music videos such as “There Goes My Life” by Kenny Chesney and “I Wasn’t Prepared” by Eisley. In 2004, she made her debut in movies with the sports drama “Friday Night Lights”. The movie was a commercial as well as a critical success. She appeared in small supporting roles in movies such as “Jack & Bobby” and “The Mountain” in 2004. In 2005, she appeared in a guest starring role of a sales girl in the popular teen series “The O.C”. Later, Heard played small supporting roles in many feature movies including “Drop Dead Sexy” (2005), “Alpha Dog” (2006), “Price to Pay” (2006), and “You Are Here” (2006). She also appeared as the love interest of the lead role in an episode of the series “Criminal Minds”. Later, she played the younger or teen version of the protagonists in the drama “North Country” by Niki Caro.
Later, Heard was cast as the love interest of the lead role in the teen drama “Hidden Palms” aired on The CW. For the role, Header had to lose 25 pounds of weight as required for the role. The series was aired on May 30, 2007. However, the series received mixed reviews so the show was finished in 8 episodes through 12 episodes were planned. In the same year, she appeared in a short movie titled “Day 73 with Sarah”. She also appeared in the indie drama “Remember the Daze” and in an episode of the series “Californication” by Showtime.
In 2008, Heard was cast in the supporting roles of the movies “Pineapple Express” produced by Judd Apatow and martial arts drama “Never Back Down”. Both of the movies were very successful at the box-office gaining Heard more mainstream recognition. For the movies, she also earned her first award at the Hollywood Film Festival in the category of Breakthrough Award. In the same year, she also appeared in the movie “The Informers” which is a movie based on a collection of short stories of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis. She got her first lead role in the movie “All Boys Love Mandy Lane” by Jonathan Levine.
In 2009, Heard Played various roles in the comedy movies “Zombieland”, “ExTerminator” and “The Joneses”. She also appeared in the horror movie titled “The Stepfather”. Heard received many positive reviews for her role movie “The Joneses” with one of the critics saying that she stole the show from Demi Moore. The following year, Heard played the lead role in the romantic drama “The River why” as Eddy. The movie was an adaptation of a 1983 novel of the same name by David James Duncan. She also starred in the horror movie “The Ward” by John Carpenter. Heard’ performance received a lot of positive reviews for her performance. In the same year, she co-produced as well as starred in the thriller movie “And Soon the Darkness”.
In 2011, Heard was cast as the female lead for the movie “The Rum Diary” alongside Johnny Depp. Later, she starred in the supernatural action thriller movie “Drive Angry” alongside Nicolas Cage. Later, she appeared in a British TV program titled “Top Gear”. After the movie, Heard took a break from movies for almost 2 years. She came back in 2013 with the movies “Paranoia” which was a thriller”. Later she also starred in the action comedy movie “Machete Kills”. She then starred in the ironic drama “Syrup” which was a movie based on the novel written by Max Barry. Later, in 2014, She was only seen in one movie which was an action thriller titled “3 Days to Kill” which was a box office success.
In 2015, Heard appeared in the movie “Magic Mike XXL” where she played the role of a photographer who flirts with the protagonist. The movie was a huge success at the box office and received a lot of positive reviews. She also appeared in the supporting role in the movie The Danish Girl”. Later, she starred in the crime thriller “The Adderall Diaries” and in the musical drama “One More Time”. For the latter one, she had to take singing classes and also had to learn to play the piano and a guitar. Later in 2017, Heard was cast in the role of Mera who is Aquaman’s Atlantean queen in the superhero movie “Justice League” by DC Comics. It was also announced that she would reprise the role in the movie “Aquaman”.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Amber Heard’s total net worth is estimated to be 9 million dollars. It is estimated that Heard has a monthly income of 10,000 dollars. She currently lives in a luxury house in Los Angeles, California which is estimated to be around 1.2 million dollars.
Back in 2004, Amber Heard used to date Alejandro Monteverde who is a Mexican director. There were never public but reports say that the two dated for a year or longer. In 2005, Heard started dating Valentino Lanus who is a Mexican Actor. At the time, Heard was 18 years old and Lanus was 29. The two were head over heels for each other. During the time, it was said that the pair had been engaged to each other and were planning to get married as well. However, due to some reason, the pair separated in 2006 after staying together for a whole year.
In 2006, Heard started dating Mark Wystrach who is an American actor who is famous for the movie “Passions”. The pair were seen multiple times in dates. They also attended some events together. The pair also dated for a year and then split up in 2007. After they split up, Heard started dating another American actor named Sean Faris. The two first met on the set of the movie “Never Back Down” in 2007. The movie was released in 2008 and the pair attended the premiere together. The pair also dated for just 1 year and then split up.
In 2008, Heard started dating Tasya van Ree who is an American Photographer. Initially, there were only rumors that the pair has been dating. The two were spotted multiple times hanging out together in dates. However, they didn’t respond to the rumors. Later, in 2010, the pair finally confirmed that they were dating since 2008. Header first confirmed it when she was asked about it at the GLAAD event in 2010. Later, when Tasya was asked about his girlfriend, he said “She is beautiful. I mean, you’d have to be crazy not to want to go out with her!” However, the two ended thing in 2011 after dating for almost 3 years.
In 2012, Heard started dating Johnny Depp who is also an American actor who is famous for the movie “Pirates Of The Caribbean Sea”. Though the rumors of the two started in 2009 when they were shooting for the movie “The Rum Diary” together. The two had a mind-blowing chemistry between them on-screen which let the fans speculating about them off-screen as well. However, in 2012 it was official that the two were dating. After dating for just a year, the two decided to get engaged and began to plan for their marriage. Later, on February 7, 2015, the two got married on Depp’s private island in the Bahamas. However, things didn’t work out between them so Heard filed for a divorce just after 15 months of marriage on May 23, 2016. Currently, Heard has been dating Elon Musk who is a non-celebrity. It is said that he is an American Business Professional.