Amber Heard Biography

 American actress Amber Heard was born in Austin, Texas, on April 22, 1986. Before getting her big break in Pineapple Express in 2008, she started her acting career in 2004 with modest parts in TV series and films. Since then, she has been in a number of popular films, such as The Rum Diary, Magic Mike XXL, and Aquaman. Amber Heard is renowned for her activist activities, especially in the fields of LGBTQ rights and domestic abuse awareness.

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NameAmber Laura Heard
Nick NameAmber
ProfessionActress, Producer, Model
Date of Birth22 April, 1986
Age37 years old 
BirthplaceAustin, Texas, US
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandJohnny Depp (m-2015-2017)
DaughterOonagh Paige Amber
FatherDavid Heard
MotherPaige Parsons
SisterWhitney Heard
SchoolSt. Michael’s Catholic Academy (Dropped Out)
Debut movie Friday Night Lights (2004)
Net Worth$8 Million
Instagram Amber Heard

Early Life: 

Amber Heard grew up in Austin, Texas, where he was born. Her mother, Paige, works for the state as an Internet researcher, while her father, David, is a contractor. Amber Heard participated actively in her school’s theatrical program as an adolescent and made appearances in regional advertisements and campaigns. She lost her best buddy in a vehicle accident when she was 16 years old. Amber Heard, a Catholic by birth, now identifies as an atheist alongside her lover Jamie. At the age of 17, she left St. Michael’s Catholic Academy and moved to New York to begin a modeling career, but she did not love it. She then moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

Family & Marriage:  

Amber Heard was raised in a middle-class household. Her father, David Amber Heard, was a construction firm owner, while her mother, Paige, was a researcher. Whitney Amber, Amber’s younger sister, works in the fashion industry.

Amber Heard wed Johnny Depp, a performer, in 2015. In the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series, Depp is well recognized for his portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow. Amber Heard filed for divorce from Depp on May 23, 2016. She claimed that Depp had physically mistreated her during their relationship, and she said that Depp was frequently inebriated at the time.

Oonagh Paige Amber Heard, the actress’s baby daughter, was born in April 2021. Nobody is aware of the father of the child that Amber Heard requested be born through a surrogate mother. Amber Heard acknowledged that she has given birth to thoughts after the divorce.


Amber Heard made several TV show appearances after moving to Los Angeles. She appeared as Liz in the Jack & Bobby (2004) pilot episode for The WB, Riley in an episode of The Mountain (2004), and she made a fleeting appearance as a saleswoman in The O.C. (2005). In Friday Night Lights (2004), she played Maria in her debut motion picture. She then played the lead part of Shay in the independent horror film Side FX (2005), and she also appeared in Drop Dead Sexy (2005), Price to Pay (2006), and You Are Here (2006) in supporting capacities. Amber Heard played the younger Josey in Niki Caro’s 2005 film North Country and played Alma in Nick Cassavetes’ 2006 film Alpha Dog. She played Lila in an episode of Criminal Minds in 2006.

Subsequently, the CW Network cast Amber Heard in Hidden Palms. She played Greta Matthews, who lost both her mother and her boyfriend, Eddie, in the show and became friends with Johnny, the show’s anti-hero. Amber Heard was told to trim down in order to land the role. She lost 25 pounds in four months with regular exercise and a carbohydrate-free diet. The US premiere of Hidden Palms took place on May 30, 2007. In the end, The CW wrapped up summer early; only eight episodes, rather than the intended 12-episode arc, were shown. On July 4, two weeks earlier than expected, the show concluded. She was then chosen to play the lead in All the Boys Love. 

When the horror movie made its debut at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2006, it rapidly created excitement and secured a Harvey Weinstein deal. The movie had yet to make it to theatres nearly a year after its Toronto premiere. Mandy Lane discovered a new home for distribution in July 2007, and the movie was finally released in 2008, with a UK release in February and a DVD release in June.

Amber Heard Starred In a Short Movie:

Amber Herad also starred in the 2007 short film Day 73, which was a companion piece to Sarah and Jess Manafort’s independent drama Remember the Daze (also known as The Beautiful Ordinary), which had its world premiere in June at the Los Angeles Film Festival and went into restricted release in April 2008. Later, she made consecutive appearances in the 2008 martial arts film Never Back Down and the Judd Apatow comedy Pineapple Express. Amber Heard portrayed the free-spirited Baja Miller in the March release of the latter film, falling for Sean Faris’ Jake Tyler. The movie did well at the box office and significantly increased Amber’s profile. She promoted the movie abroad and appeared in a lot of periodicals.

 Amber Heard additionally made a brief cameo in Showtime’s Cali fornication and joined the ensemble cast of The Informers, a 2009 movie adaptation of the same-titled Bret Easton Ellis novel. In addition, she promoted Never Back Down, Mandy Lane, and Remember the Daze in 2008 while shooting the comedies Ex-Terminators and The Stepfather back-to-back.

She shot The River Why and The Joneses in late 2008; both independent films will be released this year. The Informers had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival at the beginning of 2009. Most of the reviews were unfavorable. Amber next had an appearance in Zombie Land, where he played a minor role as the person Jesse Eisenberg falls in love with but later turns into a zombie. Later on, she would make an appearance in John Carpenter’s The Ward. Amber and Johnny Depp will be starring in The Rum Diary, which will start filming in March. Amber reportedly beat out Scarlett Johansson and Keira Knightley for the job. She will co-star in and produce the 2010 film And Soon the Darkness with Odette Yustman and Karl Urban.

Amber Heard’s Relationships/Boyfriends: 

Between 2004 and 2005, Amber’s first romance was undeniably with Alejandro Monteverde. With Mark Wystrach and Valentino Lanus, she had two more quick romances.

She dated Tasya van Ree for five years, from 2008 to 2011. Tasya van Ree was her first long-term partner. Amber and Johnny Depp were married a year after they first met. Their marriage broke down, and there was a severe legal aftermath.

Amber had a brief connection with the wealthy genius Elon Musk after divorcing Depp. She is presently seeing Bianca Butti.

Amber Heard Controversy:

Johnny Depp sued Amber in February 2019 for defamation due to an op-ed from The Washington Post, about two years after the couple’s divorce. Contrary to what Amber said when she filed for divorce, Depp claimed that Amber had been the one who had abused him and that her accusations against him were a lie.

Virginia hosted the Depp-Amber trial from April 11 through June 1, 2022. Amber was determined to have written bogus op-eds and was forced to pay Depp $5 million in punitive damages in addition to compensatory damages totaling $10 million. Amber’s net worth was $12 million before the verdict was announced, but with the compensation on the way, Amber’s net worth was $12 million Amber announcement of the verdict. Still, it is now only $1 million due to the ongoing payments.

Amber Heard Charity work:  

In a pre-recorded deposition, a witness stated that Elon Musk owed $250,000 to the nonprofit art of Elysium on Amber’s behalf. The inventor of Tesla wrote the cheque, according to Jennifer Howell, a former close friend of Amber’s sister.

The $7 million divorce settlement that actress Amber received from actor Johnny Depp will go to charity. She stated in a statement that she is distributing the entire settlement equally between the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union, primarily to prevent violence against women.

Awards list:  

  • 2015 Winner Texas Film Hall of Fame Rising Star Award
  • 2011 Winner Spotlight Award The Rum Diary
  • 2010 Winner Dallas Star 
  • 2008 Winner Young Hollywood Award Breakthrough Performance Award

Movies list: 

  • 2004 Friday Night Lights
  • Side FX
  • 2005 Drop Dead Sexy
  • North Country
  • 2006 Price to Pay
  • Alpha Dog
  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane
  • 2007 SpinDay 73 With Sarah
  • Remember the Daze
  • 2008 Never Back Down
  • The Informers
  • Pineapple Express
  • 2009 Ex Terminators
  • The Joneses 
  • Zombieland
  • The Stepfather
  • 2010 And Soon the Darkness
  • The River why
  • The Ward
  • 2011 Drive Angry
  • The Rum dairy
  • 2013 Syrup
  • Paranoia
  • Machete Kills
  • 20143 Days to Kill
  • 2015 The Adderall Diaries
  • One More Time
  • Magic Mike XXL
  • The Danish Girl
  • 2017 I Do…Until I Don’t
  • Justice League
  • 2018 Her Smell
  • London Fields (Filmed in 2013)
  • Aquaman 
  • 2019 Gully
  • 2021 Zack Synder’s Justice League

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