Johnny Depp Earns Over $3.5 Million In Just Hours Selling His Art
Actor Johnny Depp has raked in over $3 million in just hours after announcing the sale of various pieces of his artwork on Instagram, a gallery that facilitates the sale of the pieces.
The actor is still grappling with the aftermath of a weeks-long court battle in the US state of Virginia against his ex-wife Amber Heard after claiming she defamed him in a Washington Post op-ed and that one of her lawyers had defamed her. during the court proceedings.
Depp, famous for his role as ‘Jack Sparrow’, is now showing his credentials in the art world, proving he could become even more in demand.
On Thursday, Depp posted a photo of himself sitting comfortably in front of four works on Instagram, simply writing in the caption: “NOW AT #CASTREFINEART Link in bio @castlegalleries”
As Mark reportedit was Depp’s first collection, and he sold 780 pieces offered in Castle’s 37 galleries.
Depp named the collection “Friends and Heroes”. The works show interpretations of various celebrities, including Elizabeth Taylor, Bob Dylan and Al Pacino.
Depp said, “I’ve always used art to express my feelings,” the The BBC reported.
“My paintings surround my life, but I kept them to myself and limited myself. No one should ever limit themselves,” Depp said.
According to the BBC, Depp recently sold a series of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, called Never Fear Truth, which featured what were described as his close friends and heroes and raised nearly $1 million for charities.