Last Updated on 01/24/2023 by てんしょく飯
Johnny Depp, who played the main character Jack Sparrow in Disney’s popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” film series, earned a tremendous amount of money from the first to the fifth film.
The amount of money Johnny Depp earned for his role as Jack Sparrow
In 2003, Johnny Depp was cast as Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” the first in a series of films based on the popular Disney Park attraction “Pirates of the Caribbean. Actor Johnny Depp was selected to play Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” the first film in the movie series based on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” attraction, and played the role until the fifth film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” released in 2017.
Johnny’s fee for the first film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” is estimated to be $10 million, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, the film became a worldwide blockbuster. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnny will receive an advance of $20 million (approximately 2.58 billion yen) for the second and subsequent films, as well as a 20% share of the box-office revenue, and a bonus of $3 million (approximately 380 million yen).
As a result, the remuneration that Johnny receives as distribution increased along with the series’ blockbuster success. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnny received at least $40 million (about ¥5.16 billion) for each of the second through fifth films, in addition to the $20 million he received as advance payment.
Finally, it is estimated that Johnny earned at least $250 million (approx. ¥32.2 billion) through the five films in the series. By this time, he had become one of the biggest earners in Hollywood, ranking fifth on Forbes’ list of “Highest Earning Actors” in 2016.