John Christopher Depp III is the only son of the superstar parents, Johnny Depp and Venessa Paradis, who have glory and trademarks in both the film and music industries. Even after their separation, the young lad still gets love from both Johnny and Venessa. As he is yet to choose a steady career path, he has proved that acting runs in his genes, having already made his debut in the film industry in the 2016 action-comedy film, Yoga Hosers. Although much is not known about John’s life, we have gathered five interesting facts you didn’t know about the young actor and his bio. Discover them below.
Jack John Christopher Depp III who is the second biological child and the only son of the Hollywood megastars, Johnny Depp and Venessa Chantal Paradis, was born on 9th of April, 2002 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Nanterre, France. His father who is an actor, producer, and musician is regarded as one of the world’s biggest film stars as he has won many accolades, including Golden Globe Awards while his mother, Venessa is a French pop singer, actress, and fashion model, who has worked with many A-List fashion brands, including being the spokesmodel of Chanel. He has an older sister named Lily-Rose Depp.
Details of John Christopher Depp III’s academic history is yet unknown as he has not revealed any information concerning that. Having many career paths to choose from, he tasted the waters in the film industry by making his cinematic debut when he was cast as Peg Son in 2016 Kevin Smith action-comedy film, Yoga Hosers, featuring alongside his father, mother, and sister. John is not that active on social media as he is the type that likes to keep his personal life private.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About John Christopher Depp III
1. The Background of His Name
The talented actor was christened John Christopher Depp III at birth, sharing the same name with his father, John Christopher Depp II (Johnny Depp). It all started when his grandfather, John Christopher Depp, who was a civil engineer, named his son, Jack’s father after himself and now the name has extended to the next generation.
2. His Sister Once Had a Temporary Kidney Failure
John’s sister, Lily-Rose Depp is already living a celebrity lifestyle as an actress and model, having posed on the covers of many widely read magazines, including Vogue and is currently the ambassador of Chanel. In 2007, she was hospitalized at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London due to a serious E. Coli infection which resulted in temporary kidney failure. John Christopher Depp III’s father showed his gratitude to the hospital for her daughter’s recovery by visiting the hospital in November 2007 with his Captain Jack Sparrow outfit and spent four hours reading stories to the children. He also came back the next year and donated £1 million to the hospital.
3. His Uncle is a Writer
John Christopher Depp III’s paternal uncle, Daniel P. Depp is a renowned American crime-author who has published many detective novels, including Loser’s Town, City of Losers, Dance With the Devil, and Nights in Babylon. His uncle is also a screenwriter, having written the 1997 Golden Palm nominated film, The Brave, which was directed by his father, Johnny Depp who also starred in the movie.
4. He Has a Stepfather
Following the separation of his parents in 2012, John Christopher Depp III’s mother married a French writer, actor, and director, Samuel Benchetrit who is of Moroccan-Jewish descent in 2018. His stepfather’s writing credits include Récit d’ in Branieur (Tale of a Jerk Off), Les Chroniques de l’Asphalte (Asphalt Chronicles), and Le Coeur en dehors, while his acting credits include Backstage, Les Gazelles, and Chacun sa vie et son Intime Conviction. John is yet to have a stepbrother or stepsister as his mother, Venessa Paradis is yet to welcome any child with his stepfather.
5. Christi Dembrowski is His Aunt
John Christopher Depp III’s aunt, Christi Dembrowski, who is his father’s half-sister is an eminent film and TV producer. Her many notable films and TV productions include some segments of 2004 MTV Movie Awards, Doug Stanhope: No Place Like Home, Doug Stanhope: The Comedians’ Comedian’s Comedians, Dark Shadows, and The Rum Diary.