Who is Amber Heard and what is her net worth? – Sun

Actress Amber Heard has lost a libel suit filed by her ex-husband Johnny Depp.

The decision came after a month-long legal battle between Hurd and Deppwho sued her over an article she wrote in The Washington Post.


Amber Heard is known for her scandalous divorce from Johnny Depp.Credit: Getty – Contributor

Who is Amber Heard?

36-year-old Amber Heard is from Austin, Texasand first appeared in two music videos in 2004 in Country Artist Kenny Chesney There Goes My Life and rock bands Eisley’s I Wasn’t Prepared.

She began her acting career in the 2004 film Friday Night Lights, followed by the 2006 film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane.

She was previously known for her roles in AquamanThe Rum Diary, Get Angry, Justice League, and 3 Days to Kill, and according to Celebrity Net Worth, she has a net worth of $2.5 million as of 2022, up from around $8 million. dollars in 2021.

In 2009, Heard met fellow actor Johnny Depp on the set of The Rum Diary, and in 2011 she revealed Fashion, “Working with Johnny was torture. It was better than I could have imagined, which is really saying something.”

The couple began dating in 2012 after Heard, who identifies as bisexual, broke up with then-girlfriend, Hawaiian artist and photographer Tasya van Ree.

Two years later, Magazine PEOPLE it was exclusively reported that Heard and Depp were engaged, with a source telling the publication, “…they are very happy to be engaged and excited to share the rest of their lives together.”

They married in a private ceremony at their Los Angeles home in 2015, but Heard filed for divorce a year later, accusing Depp of physical abuse.

Depp has since been cleared of the charges against him.

What did Amber Heard accuse Johnny Depp of?

Heard accused Depp of physical abuse and wrote an article in Washington Post in October 2018, “I became a public figure representing domestic violence and felt the full force of our culture’s anger at women who speak out.”

She claimed that Depp slapped her, and in the article she said that there were supposedly “death threats” as a result of the remarks.

The accusations against Depp led to his removal from the role of Gellert Grindelwald in the Hollywood blockbuster. Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets.

The couple went to court after Depp sued Heard for $50 million in a libel suit, alleging that her article, which did not mention him by name, resulted in financial losses and his removal from films.

Hurd filed a $100 million counterclaim, alleging that Depp’s lawyer defamed her by calling her allegations of abuse a hoax and saying that he only used violence against Depp in self-defense.

Depp repeatedly denied Heard’s allegations and said during the trial that he lost “nothing less than everything” because of Heard’s article.

“What has this done to me? What effect did it have on me? I will tell you this: regardless of the outcome of this lawsuit, the moment charges were brought against me… as soon as that happened, I lost,” he said.

    Amber Heard loses $15 million to Johnny Depp in libel suit


Amber Heard loses $15 million to Johnny Depp in libel suit

How did Amber Heard react to the verdict?

The lawsuit between Hurd and Depp came to an end May 26, 2022, and the jury read their final verdict after 13 hours of deliberation over three days.

The jury found Heard guilty of defaming Depp on three allegations and awarded him $15 million, while Heard won only one of three counterclaims, awarding her $2 million.

“From the very beginning, the goal of this case was to reveal the truth, regardless of the outcome,” Depp said in a statement dated June 1, adding: “Telling the truth is what I owe to my children and everyone else.” those who have remained steadfast in their support for me, I feel at ease knowing that I have finally achieved it.

“The jury gave me back my life. I’m really humiliated.”

Heard spoke through her spokeswoman after the verdict, saying she was disappointed and “heartbroken” by the jury’s decision to grant Depp in all three of his lawsuits against her.

“The disappointment I feel today is beyond words,” she said.

“I am even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women. This is a failure. He throws back the time when a woman who spoke out and spoke out could be publicly shamed and humiliated. that violence against women should be taken seriously.

“I am sad that I lost this case. But it makes me even sadder that I seem to have lost the right I thought I had as an American to speak freely and openly.”

CBS News Lawyer Jessica Levinson said it was clear the jury took the case seriously and considered every allegation of defamation in detail.

Speaking of the jury’s verdict, Levinson said: “It wasn’t just a case of ‘We like Johnny Depp, we don’t like Amber Heard.’ I think, in the end, the climax is that the jury thought they both lied.”

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