Johnny Depp’s character Jack Sparrow is one of the most loved characters to date. Continue reading to learn how much did the Hollywood star earn through his role in the series of films of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
How much money did Johnny make from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ films?
Johnny’s manager, Jack Whigham stated that The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory actor was supposed to get a total of $22.5 million for the sixth movie of the franchise which was not made then.
As per the multiple reports, Johnny Depp earned approximately $300 million from the five movies that he did with the hit franchise. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Depp’s starting salary was nearly $10 million for the first film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
Depp went on to make around $60 million from the second film named Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, $40 million was the backend. For the third film entitled Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, his base salary was increased to $50 million.
According to Forbes, for the fourth movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Depp was paid nearly $55 million by the side of the producers. When we talk about the fifth film of the franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge, Johnny was paid around $90 million. At the moment, Johnny’s net worth is $100 million.
Johnny thought he was overpaid for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ films
During an interaction with Vanity Fair in the year 2011, Johnny said that he believed he was overpaid. He said, “Basically, if they’re going to pay me the stupid money right now, I’m going to take it.”
Johnny is fighting a defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard right now
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