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Amber Heard Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Amber Heard?
Amber Laura Heard is a famous and well-known American actress and activist. After having a series of small roles, she had her first starring role in the 2006 horror film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane. Moreover, she gained notable recognition for supporting roles in the films Never Back Down (2008) and Pineapple Express (2008).
Amber in 2017 joined the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) to play Atlantean princess Mera in the superhero film Justice League and later reprised the role in Aquaman (2018), Zack Snyder‘s Justice League (2021), and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom (2023). Besides acting, she has been a global spokesperson for the cosmetics giant L’Oreal Paris and a human rights activist since 2018.
From 2015 to 2017 she was married to fellow actor Johnny Depp. But their divorce drew significant media attention when Amber alleged that Johnny had been abusive throughout their relationship. In turn, Johnny alleged in 2018 that Amber had been abusive before unsuccessfully suing the publishers of British tabloid The Sun for English defamation. As of 2022, Johnny issued Amber for defamation in the US after she wrote an op-ed discussing being a public victim of domestic violence in 2018, describing himself as a victim of cancel culture; the trial began in Virginia on April 11, 2022.
How Old Is Amber Heard?
She is 36 years old as of April 2022, having been born on April 22, 1986, in Austin, Texas, U.S. Amber shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Machine Gun Kelly, Tammy Hembrow, Faisa Saiid, Estelle Harris (1928-2022), and many more.
Amber Heard Family
Who are Amber Heard’s Parents?
She was born to David Clinton Heard (Father born in 1950) owned a small construction company. And Paige Persons (Mother was born in 1956 but died in 2020) was an internet researcher.
Does Amber Heard have Siblings?
She has a younger sister by the name of Whitney Heard.
Amber Heard Education
She received her high school education at St. Michael’s Catholic Academy. But she later dropped out to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles. Eventually, she earned a diploma through a home-study course.
Amber Heard’s Marital Status
She is currently dating Bianca Butti. They began dating in 2020. However, besides dating, she was previously married to actor Johnny Depp. They married in a civil ceremony in February 2015 but divorced in January 2017.
Amber Heard Kids
She has one kid by the name of Oonagh Paige Heard. Her kid was born on April 8, 2021, via a surrogate mother.
Amber Heard Career
A Career from 2003 to 2017
Some of her earliest works include appearances in two music videos Kenny Chesney’s “There Goes My Life” and Eisley’s “I Wasn’t Prepared”. Also, in small supporting roles in the television series Jack & Bobby (2004), The Mountain (2004), and The O.C. (2005). Amber made her film debut in a minor role in the sports drama Friday Night Lights (2004). In addition to brief supporting roles in films such as Drop Dead Sexy (2005), North Country (2005), Side FX (2005), Price to Pay (2006), Alpha Dog (2006), and Spin (2007).
And also a guest-starring spot in an episode of the police procedural Criminal Minds. In The CW’s teen drama Hidden Palms, she played the love interest of the main character in 2007. In May 2007, the series premiered in the US to mixed reviews, and poor ratings led the CW to air only eight of the planned 12 episodes before canceling it. That same year, she appeared in the short movie Day 73 with Sarah, in the teen drama Remember the Daze, and in an episode of the Showtime series Californication.
A Career from 2008 to 2016
She gained notable mainstream recognition in 2008 with supporting roles in the Judd Apatow-produced stoner comedy Pineapple Express and the martial arts drama Never Back Down. Both of the films were box office successes. Moreover, that year too she also appeared as part of an ensemble cast in an adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ novel The Informers. The following year in 2009 she starred opposite David Duchovny and Demi Moore in The Joneses.
During this time, her other films were independent films that received only a limited theatrical release. ExTerminatyors (2009), The River Why (2010), And Soon the Darkness (2010) or critically panned horror films – The Stepfather (2009), The Ward. Her first film release was in 2011 in Drive Angry in which she paired with Nicolas Cage. In early 2011, she appeared on the British television program Top Gear. And next starred in NBC’s The Playboy Club. The series was canceled after only three episodes had aired because of poor ratings as well as protests from both feminists and conservative groups.
Her other role in 2011 was as the love interest of the main character played by Johnny Depp in the Hunter S. Thompson adaptation The Rum Diary. Next, she starred in the thriller Paranoia (2013), the exploitation film Machete Kills (2013), and the satire Syrup (2013). Amber in 2014 had a supporting role in the commercially successful action-thriller 3 Days to Kill. 2015 was promising as she had a prominent supporting role in the comedy-drama Magic Mike XXL playing the love interest of the film’s protagonist Channing Tatum.
In 2015 also, she had a small supporting role in Tom Hooper’s period drama The Danish Girl and a starring role in the independent crime thriller The Adderall Diaries opposite Ed Harris and James Franco. Her other role in 2015 was opposite Christopher Walken in the television film One More Time, which aired on Starz. In addition to her roles in 2015, she played the female lead in London Fields. Amber was nominated for the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress for the film.
A Career from 2017 to Present
In 2017, Heard joined the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) cast as Mera, Aquaman’s Atlantean queen in the superhero film Justice League. The following year she reprised the role in Aquaman (2018) which co-starred Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman, and Willem Dafoe. This marked Amber’s first major role in a studio film. In 2019, she had supporting roles opposite Elisabeth Moss and Gully in the independent drama Her Smell. Her only project released in 2020 was the post-apocalyptic miniseries The Stand.
In December 2020, she starred as Nadine Cross, a school teacher who is among the few survivors of an apocalyptic plague. It co-starred Alexander Skarsgard, Henry Zaga, James Marsden, and Odessa Young and premiered on CBS All Access with the series finale airing in February 2021. She reprised her role as Mera in 2021 in the superhero film Zack Snyder‘s Justice League. She is set to appear next in Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom the sequel to Aquaman which is set for release in 2023. It was announced in February 2022, that she has also been cast in Conor Allyn’s forthcoming period drama In the Fire.
Amber Heard Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body is a height of 5ft 7inches (1.7m) and a weight of 60kg (132lbs)
Amber Heard’s Salary and Net Worth
She has an annual salary of $1 million and a net worth of $8 million.
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