Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has enjoyed a very lucrative career before his off the screens tumultuous life was revealed to the public.
But did you know that Johny Depp can speak multiple languages in real life.
Find out how many languages Johnny Depp speaks as well as new insights about the Original 21 Jump Street and Pirate of the Caribbean Star.
How Many Languages Does Johnny Depp Speak?
Academy Award nominee Johnny Depp is fluent in 2 languages.
As an America-born and raised, English is his first language.
His second Language is none other than the language of Love, French.
Johnny Depp was a longtime companion (they have 2 children together) with French celebrity actress and singer Vanessa Paradis.
His relationship with the French Diva lasted 14 years from 1998 to 2012.
Johnny Depp has also revealed that one of his ancestors (great-grandmother) was a Native American.
he said she grew up Cherokee or Creek Indian which is validated by place of birth in the state of Kentucky.
However, his claims of Native American heritage sparked some criticism from the Native American community as they could not find record of the actor allegations.
On the other hand, the last name Depp is from French origin.
Pierre Dieppe was a French immigrant around 1700 who settled in Virgina.
Overall, Johnny Depp is mainly of English descent mixed with some French, Germana and Irish ancestry.
Does Johnny Depp Speak French?
Can Johnny Depp speak French? Yes, Johnny Depp can speak French Fluently.
How did Johnny Depp learn French?
Remember how I hinted earlier that French is the language of Love.
That could not be truer for Johnny Depp.
In 1998, he met a French woman in Paris, France named Vanessa Paradis while filming “The Ninth Gate”.
Side Story>>>>I was a teenager in Paris when Miss Vanessa Paradis (16-year-old at the time) was having her breakthrough on French Television with the hit song “Joe Le Taxi”. Let me tell you this: All the boys were dreaming of Vanessa Paradis then! (smile)
These times were romantically challenging for Johnny Depp despite his many glamorous relationships.
He felt for Winoma Ryder which led to a famous tattoo on his right arm “Wino Forever” but that did not work out.
Then from 1994 to 1998, he dated famous model Kate Moss.
It was after his breakup with Moss that he met the lovely French Mademoiselle Paradis.
He was 35, she was 26 and it was “Le Coup de Foudre” as the French would say.
Two French Speaking Kids Changed Johhny Depp Life
Johnny Depp relationship with Vanessa Paradis very soon after produced a daughter named Lily-Rose Melody Depp in 1999.
A boy ensued in 2002. His name is Jack Deep.
Vanessa Paradis has said in interviews that she never believed in other people taking care of their children.
So, both her and Johnny Depp were very hands on and adapted their busy professional schedules to put the family bonding first.
As a responsible father, Johnny had to learn French so that he could relate more tohis kids who at their young age were fully bilingual speaking French with their mom and English with their dad.
We can clearly see that it was the love for his kid and family that Johnny Depp quickly mastered French before his kids were fully grown in 2006.
How do YouTubers Think of Johnny Depp French accent?
Since I may be biased due to my French upbring and having spent so much time watching 21 Jump Street (Johnny Depp first major TV Show success), I found this YouTube video reaction about Johnny Depp speaking Speak.
The creator is a French native.
She only has praises and compliments for the actor ability to master Moliere language.
You may recall, she was the same one to review Serena Williams speaking French.
Most foreigners when speaking another foreign language, are keen to choose their words precisely.
French vocabulary is not the easiest for new learners.
Therefore, in an interview setting it can be difficult to fully capture Johnny Depp French capabilities.
Does Johnny Depp Speak Spanish?
If you are one of the fans who wonder how Johnny Depp knows Spanish, here is the answer.
Surprisingly Johnny Depp is not fluent in Spanish.
What is that a surprise for me?
When he first came to Hollywood at age 20 (he was a musician then), he had a great opportunity to pick up Spanish because Southern California (I have had the honor to be living there since 2000 after my short stay in Dallas, Texas) is home to great deal of Spanish Speakers.
But that did not trigger Johnny Deep to learn Spanish.
Later, in his movie’s roles such as the 2011 film “Rango”, there are Spanish speaking parts which we learned that were voiced over by a Mexican actor.
Johnny Depp even jokingly admitted once that on the movie set Pirates of the Caribbean with co-star Penelope Cruz (who is perfectly fluent in Spanish), she tried to teach him several Spanish sentences, but the desire was not there.
Thirdly, Johnny Depp had another opportunity to master Spanish through his two-year relationship with Amber Heard between 2015 and 2017.
She speaks Spanish fluently as a Texas native thus she could have influenced him into learning Spanish over the course of their liaison.
What languages does Johnny Depp speak?
Despite some funny attempts at speaking multiple languages, the two languages that Johnny Depp has mastery over and English and French.
Thanks to his French family – Vanessa Paradis, Lily-Rose and Jack – he can clearly claim he is bilingual in French and English.
That is still better than the hundreds of millions of Americans who consider anything past of “a,b,c,” foreign.
Why does Johnny Depp have an accent?
Many of his fans have been wondering lately about Johnny Depp English accent.
What’s Johnny Depp accent?
Why does Johnny Depp have an English accent?
Is it due to fine wine that aged better or is the actor preparing for another movie role?
The truth is actually watchlist and listening Johnny Depp Speak French.
The actor is stuttering in both languages thus making it seem like he has an accent when speaking even English.
Where did Johhny Depp get his accent?
The accent is not from some shady doing.
It is perfectly natural for people who have a stutter for their pronunciations to be altered
Johnny Depp Full Bio
|FUN FACTS about Johnny Depp|
|Full Name John Christopher Depp II|
|Place of Birth Owensboro, Kentucky, USA|
|Date of Birth (Age) June 9, 1963 (age 59 as of 2022)|
|Profession Actor | Producer | Musician|
|Spouses Amber Heard (2015 – 2017) | Lori Anne Allison|
|Parents John Christopher Depp | Betty Sue Palmer|
|Children With Vanessa Paradis | Lily-Rose Depp, Jack Depp|
People Also Ask FAQs
What is Johnny Depp Net worth in 2022?
According to the latest reports from Forbes, Johnny Depp net worth is evaluated at $150 million.
The famous actor was once touted as the highest paid actor in Hollywood with yearly income above $100 million.
We know that at the box office alone, his movies grossed over 3.4 billion in the USA and over $8.7 billion worldwide.
What Nationality is Johnny Depp?
John Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on June 9, 1963.
Both of his parents John Christopher Depp and Betty Sue Palmer are American.
Therefore, through his birth rights on American soil, he is a fully an American Citizen.
What band was Johnny Depp part of?
Johnny Depp is part of the musical group Hollywood Vampires since 2015.
Early in his career, he performed with Rock City Angeles between 1986 and 1987.
Also, he briefly was part of Pink Grenade in 2014.
FINAL THOUGHTS on Johnny Depp Languages
Johnny Depp has managed to master French and English.
The first one from his American birth heritage and the second one from his French family as he once lived between New York and Paris where his companion Vanessa Paradis and their two children reside.
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