Lawyer Kelly Hyman weighs in on Johnny Depp’s testimony during the trial for defamation against his ex-wife on Fox The Business Tonight.’
Amber Heard has had roles in numerous films and television shows Her most famous film was “Aquaman.” If you’ve not watched Heard in any films or TV shows, you might be familiar with her appearance in courtrooms. Heard along with the ex of her husband Johnny Depp battled it out in a highly open defamation case. So, what is the value of the “Aquaman” star?
Heard made her debut film in the film “Friday Night Lights” in 2004. She continued to work in a number of other films including “North Country,” “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane,” “Pineapple Express” and “Zombieland.” She also appeared on TV shows, including “The O.C,” “Criminal Minds,” “Californication” and “Hidden Palms.”
Heard is also well-known for her performances in the movies “Never Back Down,” “The Stepfather,” “The Ward,” “Drive Angry,” “Syrup” and “3 Days to Kill.” The year 2011, Sheard appeared part of “The Rum Diary,” in which She played Chenault and met her husband, Depp.
Amber Heard has been in numerous television and film shows throughout the years. Her most well-known role is “Aquaman” where she plays Mera with Jason Momoa. (LUCAS BARIOULET/AFP via Getty Images / Getty Images)
Her most notable role has been in the role of Mera In “Aquaman” alongside Jason Momoa in the film of 2018. Heard as Momoa’s love interest in the movie. The film was a huge success, earning $1 billion in worldwide sales. It was reported that Heard made about $5 million from the film. She also was Mera in the film “Justice League” in 2017 and “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” in 2021.
She’s in the upcoming “Aquaman” sequel, “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,” which is expected to debut on at the cinema in 2023, but her character is now in the spotlight due to her court fight with Depp.
A portion of her finances is now public because of her legal struggles. In accordance with Celebrity Net Worth, in 2014, she made around $250,000 through various projects however she spent nearly $210,000 in the same year, which made her net income $40,000. In 2016, following the divorce she had with Depp, she applied for spousal support but was able to withdraw from the request.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were married between 2015 and. (Associated Press / AP Newsroom)
The divorce settlement she received included Heard seven million dollars and she said it will be given to two charities: The Children’s hospital in Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
In her defamation case 2022 in 2022, which she was a part of with Depp It was discovered that only a fraction of the amount was paid. The ACLU stated in the court that it just obtained $1.3 million of the promised $3.5 million. $350,000 was personally donated by Amber and the other $100,000 came from Depp. The remaining $500,000 was donated by Heard’s ex-husband Elon Musk, while $350,000 came from an unidentified source.
The verdict in the Virginia trial came out on the 1st of June. Depp was awarded the defamation suit with Heard, with a jury giving him $15 million. The judge reduced the punitive damages awarded to Depp of $5 million down to just $350,000. The jury gave her $2 million in compensatory damages.
Following the outcome of the defamation case, the website Celebrity Net Worth estimates Heard’s net worth at $6 million. This is in line with what Her lawyer Elaine Bredehoft has said expressing the fact that Heard could not afford the $10.35 million Depp was awarded during the trial. The Heard’s team has tried to appeal the ruling in the case but has not succeeded to do so.