How much is Amber Heard worth?

Net Worth:$10 Million
Profession:Professional Actress
Date of Birth:April 22, 1986
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.7 m

Who Is Amber Heard

Amber Heard is an American actress and model who rose to fame in 2008. She began acting while she was a teenager and her breakthrough came after the movies “Never Back Down” and “Pineapple Express”. Throughout her almost 20 years long career, Amber has been a part of tens of successful films including “Zombieland”, “Machete Kills”, “3 Days to Kill”, “Magic Mike XXL”, and “Aquaman”.

Her role in the superhero film “Aquaman” further boosted her popularity and soon, she was asked to star in more upcoming DC Extended Universe productions. Apart from her triumph as an actress, the charismatic star has been a triumphant model. Since her teen years, she has graced the covers on some popular magazines including “Elle”, “Glamour”, Malibu”, GQ’, “Gracia”, “Marie Claire” and many others.

Amber Heard has a net worth approaching $10 million dollars, as of 2020.

How Did Amber Heard Get So Rich?

Amber Heard became rich mainly because she continued to act in her early twenties. In the mid-2000s (specifically in 2005, 2006, 2007), she received roles in various television series “Hidden Palms”, “Remember the Days”, and “Californication”. During these years, she also starred in films such as “Alpha Dog”, “All The Boys Love Mandy”, Drop Dead Sexy”, and “Spin”.

The young actress’ breakthrough came in 2008, which is when she rose to prominence. The movies that helped her gain popularity were “Never Back Down” and “Pineapple Express”, however, that year, she also starred in the drama “The Informers”. In “Never Back Down”, she played the role of Baja Miller, the love interest of the main character Jake Tyler, played by Sean Faros. Shortly after its debut, the film took over cinemas all over the world. The martial arts movie earned more than $38 million in the box office and it had both critical and commercial success.

The other movie that helped Amber, “Pineapple Express” was just as successful. In the action-comedy, Heard played the role of one of the supporting characters – Angie Anderson. It was welcomed with positive reviews by the critics and since its release, it has developed a cult following. Thanks to the two movies, Amber received a lot of opportunities and has acted in a lot more movies since then.

Why Is She So Famous?

Heard gained fame after taking the supporting roles in the 2008 movies “Never Back Down” and “Pineapple Express”. She was born in Austin, Texas on April 22, 1986, to a construction company owner and an internet researcher. During her early years, Amber was interested in reading, and among some of her favorite authors at that time were Ayn Rand, George Orwell, and Ray Bradbury.

When she was a teenager, Amber became more interested in acting and modeling. Her first appearances as an actress were in music videos. She participated in Kevin Chesney’s “There Goes My Life” and then in Eisley’s “I Was Not Prepared”. In 2004, she landed a supporting role in her first television series “Jack and Bobby”, which aired on The WB. In a few months time, she was also asked to take part in other series – “The O.C.” and “The Mountain”. Also that year, she acted in her very first film – the drama “Friday Night Light”.

What Makes Her So Successful?

What makes Amber Heard so special is her desire for acting. Her success came in at the same time when she received mainstream recognition in 2008. The actress then continued to star in different films – “The Stepfather”, “Zombieland”, and “The Rum Diary”. In the last, she met her ex-husband Johnny Depp. The tumultuous relationship between Heard and Depp further helped the actress receive more attention than ever, especially after their divorce in 2016.

Another reason as to why Amber Heard is such a successful actress is because she was able to work with some established actors such as Nicolas Cage, William Fichtner, Mel Gibson, Sofia Vergara, and Kevin Costner, among many others. Throughout the early 2010s, she starred in the movies “The River Why”, “The Ward”, “The Rum Diary”, “Paranoia”, and “3 Days To Kill”.

The actress’ career skyrocketed in the late 2010s, starting with 2015. That year, she took part of 4 movies – “One More Time”, “The Adderall Diaries”, “Magic Mike XXL”, and “The Danish Girl”. Although the first two weren’t as well-received as the last two, they still helped Amber receive attention from the media. The star-packed comedy/drama was welcomed with generally positive reviews and it did relatively well in the box office, amassing almost $125 million. Despite the positive reviews and low performance on the box office, “The Danish Girl” was nominated for a few awards, including Academy, and BAFTA. Heard portrayed the character of Ulla Paulson, one of the leading characters, and her acting was highly praised by both the critics and media.

In 2018, Heard landed a role in what is her most popular and successful movie up to date – “Aquaman”. In the superhero film, the actress played the role of Mera, a warrior and love interest to the protagonist Aquaman. The film eventually became one of the highest-grossing films of the year and it gathered $1,1 billion in the box office. Thanks to her impressive acting skills and performance in “Aquaman”, Amber received her first nominations for prestigious awards such as Teen Choice and Saturn. Because of her well-received work in “Aquaman”, Amber Heard was asked to reprise her role of Mera in the upcoming superhero film “Snyder’s Cut”, which features other superheroes from the “Justice League”, supposed to be released sometime in 2021.

Summing-Up

The charming Amber Heard is known as one of the most charismatic actresses of modern time. She rose to prominence quickly after her appearance in both action and comedy movies. Thanks to her performance in many movies of that genre, in the past few years, Amber has earned herself a few awards including a Scream and Hollywood Film Festival Awards.

Besides her successful acting and modeling career, Amber is also known for being an enthusiastic activist. She’s praised for using her popularity and wealth to help others. Heard actively supports various causes such as domestic and sexual violence awareness, gender equality, LGBTQ, and human rights, as well as many others.

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