Amber Heard is an American actress and model who has become one of the most recognized faces in Hollywood. Born on April 22, 1986, in Austin, Texas, Heard began her career as a model before transitioning to acting. She became widely known for her roles in critically acclaimed films such as "Drive Angry" and "The Danish Girl."

Early Life

Heard grew up in Austin, Texas with her parents and younger sister. She attended St. Michael's Catholic Academy before dropping out to pursue modeling opportunities.

Career Beginnings

Heard's first acting role was in the sports drama "Friday Night Lights." She continued to land small roles in TV shows and movies before she landed her breakthrough role as the lead female character opposite Johnny Depp in "Rum Diary" (2011).

Rise to Fame

Heard's career took off after "Rum Diary," starring alongside A-list actors like Nicolas Cage and Channing Tatum. In 2015, she starred alongside Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne as Gerda Wegener in “The Danish Girl.” Her captivating performance earned her critical acclaim including Screen Actors Guild nomination for outstanding performance by a cast.

Personal Life

In February 2015 Amber heard married famous actor Johnny Depp at their Los Angeles home but filed for divorce from him stating allegations of physical abuse that ended on August 16th when final settlement was reached which saw Amber getting seven million dollars which was donated entirely to charity.


In addition to being an accomplished actress, Heard has been a prominent advocate for women's rights and LGBT rights throughout her career. In December 2020 she supported Dalit Women Fight group against caste-based gender violence.


Amber Heard is undoubtedly one of Hollywood’s most talented actresses with several critically acclaimed performances under her belt. She continues to advocate for important causes while navigating both professional and personal challenges with grace and poise.