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Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp turned 50 at the weekend. His love life has always attracted speculation. Take a look at the rumours and decide for yourself.
On Christmas Eve 1983, at the tender age of just twenty years old, Johnny Depp married make-up artist Lori Anne Allison. His new wife introduced him to the talented and influential actor Nicolas Cage, and this advantageous meeting resulted in him landing his first important role in the horror film Nightmare On Elm Street. Picture: Splash
Depp's first marriage sadly didn't last long and just two years later, he met the American actress Sherilyn Fenn on the set of a short film called Dummies. The pair were reportedly engaged, but the rumours have never been confirmed and the two went their separate ways in the late 80s.
Johnny Depp was in a relationship with the Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey around 1989. The couple were also rumoured to have been engaged, but once again nothing has ever been confirmed, and true or not, the couple didn't last long together.
It was in 1990 that Johnny Depp met the gorgeous Winona Ryder, when the pair were involved in the making of the fantasy film Edward Scissorhands. The two actors had been introduced the year before at the premiere for Ryder's film Great Ball of Fire, but it wasn't until they began working together on set that they started dating and quickly became Hollywood's power couple. The two shared a whirlwind romance and just five months after their first date, the star-crossed lovers became engaged. To prove the depth of his love, Depp had the words 'Winona Forever' tattooed on his right arm. The couple split, however, when Ryder's father forbade his daughter to marry, reportedly stating 'at 19, Winona is too young to marry.' After they parted ways, the actor famously had his tattoo edited to say 'Wino Forever'.
Depp and the Holly Robinson Peete are rumoured to have hooked up whilst starring in the 80s TV series 21 Jump Street together, about a group of undercover police officers. The series ran from 1987-1991, during which time Depp was in a serious relationship with Ryder however. What's more, the actress herself has outright denied the rumours that she and Depp ever dated, claiming her mother told her never to get into a relationship with her co-stars. Mum's always know best.
Depp starred opposite Lords in the 1990 film Cry Baby. In 2003 the actress published her autobiography Traci Lords: Underneath It All, in which she claims that she almost had an affair with Depp but that she couldn't bring herself to go through with.
The pair starred together in the cult film What's Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993... But was their relationship more than just professional?
Depp is rumoured to have had a fling with the German model right before meeting British model Kate Moss.
Actress Ellen Barkin appeared with Depp in the cult film Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas in 1998. But the pair were rumoured to have actually met and even potentially dated before this, back in 1994.
It wasn't until British supermodel Kate Moss came along in 1994, that Depp found himself in another long-term relationship. The pair quickly became infamous for their tempestuous and party-filled relationship. Rumours of their extravagant lifestyle followed them everywhere, including reports that they once filled a bath tub at the Portobello Hotel with champagne! Whatever really happened behind closed doors, once the roller coaster relationship ended, Moss was left broken hearted. Whilst the model admitted in an interview to Vanity Fair magazine that this split led to 'years and years of crying', it wasn't until much later in 2007 that Depp finally confessed 'I was not good for Kate,' he told the Mail Online in an interview, 'but she's a strong girl and a great girl and very smart.'
London born supermodel Naomi Campbell, is yet another rumour to circle around the Depp rumour mill. However, it is well known that Campbell and fellow model Kate Moss's are firm friends. We find this rumour hard to believe, due to the girls close and enduring friendship.
Depp met arguably the important figure in his life and his leading lady for fourteen years in 1999, whilst filming the sci-fi drama The Ninth Gate in France. It didn't take long for the French beauty to become pregnant and only year later the couple were expecting their first child. The new parents welcomed their daughter Lily-Rose Melody Depp in May and three years later announced the birth of their second child, son Jack John Christopher Depp III. In 2012 however, rumours that Depp and Paradis had broken up began to spread. In June these were confirmed in a statement given to American news channel Entertainment Tonight, by Depp's representative, who said that the pair had 'separated' and asked that the public 'respect their privacy'.
Depp and Ricci are long-term friends, so a story of a potential romance between the two was always likely to spring up at some point. However, Ricci put paid to any saucy stories when she told chat show host Jonathan Ross on his show that her and Depp couldn't stop 'cracking up' laughing whilst filming steamy scenes together in the American TV program Pan Am.
Tales about Knightly and Depp began to circulate during their time spent filming the Pirates Of The Caribbean film franchise. The pair do indeed share and on-screen kiss in the second film Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, but we have a feeling the story ends there.
Does Depp have a soft spot for French actresses? The beautiful Marion Cotillard and Depp spent time together on set of their film Public Enemies (2009). Depp was with this wife Vanessa during this time, but this didn't stop rumours flying around that Depp may have grown lonely being away from home for so long, and that this led to a secret love affair. Hmm, what do you think? Could the stories be true?
She allegedly hooked up with current fiancé Brad Pitt on the set of their film Mr And Mrs Smith, whilst Pitt was still in a relationship with his now ex-wife Jennifer Anniston, so is no stranger to being caught up in love triangles! It's reported that Depp and Jolie became more than good friends when they filmed The Tourist together in 2010. However, we're not sure we buy this one. Despite claims that Depp and Paradis were going through a tough period during this time, Jolie and Pitt remained very much in love.
By the time Depp and Eva Green worked together on Tim Burton's Dark Shadows, Depp and Paradis' marriage was sadly finished. Rumours go that Depp quickly became entranced by the dark haired, French actress. What do you think? Their body language certainly looks pretty cosy here!
The gorgeous Amber Heard starred opposite Depp in the film The Rum Diary. The actress is twenty-two years Depp's junior, but rumours that she is an on-going possible love interest have surrounded the pair since 2011. At the time, Depp was still with his wife, but since then, the rumours may have potentially been confirmed after the pair were photographed at a Rolling Stones gig holding hands in April.
Reports that Depp was spotted leaving actress-turned-fashion-designer Ashley Olsen's apartment in February 2012 have never been confirmed.
You can catch Wilson and Depp and in the their new film The Lone Ranger when it's released on June 28th 2013. The stunning Ruth Wilson plays Depp's love interest in the film, but has her unconventional beauty managed to win Johnny over off-screen too? We have a feeling this is one rumour mill that will continue for a while yet...