Amber Heard is an American actress. She made her debut in acting in 2004 in the sports drama, Friday Night Lights. Heard got her first lead role in the film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane in 2006 after acting in minor roles in North Country and Alpha Dog.
Beyond her acting career, Amber is also a known activist, speaking up against domestic violence, domestic abuse, and inequality.
Heard was born on the 22nd day of April 1986 in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige and David Clinton. Her father who is David Clinton Heard was a contractor and her mother, Patricia Paige Heard (nee Parsons) was an internet researcher. She has a younger sibling named Whitney Heard. Heard is of Irish, Scottish, English, German and Welsh ancestry.
For her educational pursuit, she attended St. Michael’s Catholic Academy but dropped out of High School and later obtained a diploma through a home-study course. At the age of 16, Heard lost a best friend in a car accident, the incident affected her so much that she gave up her Catholic beliefs and declared herself an atheist.
The following year, Heard ventured into modelling in New York but later felt she was not cut out for a career on the runway. She relocated to Los Angeles where she commenced her journey as an actress by attending auditions and casting calls.
Amber Heard’s foray into the acting profession commenced with appearances in two music videos, as well as, supporting roles in The Mountain (2004), Jack & Bobby (2004) and the teen drama series The O.C. In 2004, she made her film debut in the sports drama, Friday Night Lights which was a commercial success. In the emerging two years, she featured in minor roles in several movies which included Drop Dead Sexy, Price To Pay, Alpha Dog and You Are Here and was also featured as a love interest of the character, Spencer Reid, in an episode of the television series; Criminal Minds. She had major roles in the horror movie Side FX and the drama North Country.
In 2008, Amber Heard’s popularity began to grow after she featured in supporting roles in the comedy hit Pineapple Express and the drama, Never Back Down. In the Same year, at the Hollywood Film Festival, she won a Young Hollywood Award for her breakthrough performance in the comedy Pineapple Express.
In the film, Justice League, Heard portrayed the role of Mera, Aquaman’s Atlantean queen. She was inducted into the Texas Hall of Fame in 2014.
Amber Heard met the legendary actor Johnny Depp in 2011 while on set for the film The Rum Diary and they moved in together in 2012. The actors dated for about a period of three years before forging ahead to tie the knot on 3 February 2015, in a private civil ceremony at their home in Los Angeles.
The couple separated in May 2016 and Heard filed for divorce on 23 May 2016 on the grounds of domestic violence. On 16 August 2016, a settlement was reached and the divorce case was finalized in January 2017. Heard was awarded the sum of $7 million as settlement and in April 2018, it was reported that she made donations worth between $1 million and $5 million to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Is She Lesbian? Dating, Girlfriend
There have been interests in Amber’s sexuality over the years. In 2010, at the GLAAD’s 25th-anniversary event, Heard came out publicly as being bisexual.
The actress was last known to be in a relationship with Elon Reeve Musk from 2016 to 2018. Heard was also in a romantic relationship with artist and photographer Tasya Van Ree from 2008 to 2012. She mentioned that she was once in a romantic relationship with the model Marie de Villepin.
Height & Other Facts About Amber Heard
* Amber Heard is a pretty lady with a nice figure. She is 1.7m (5 ft. 7 in.) tall. Her vital statistics are 34-27-34 and she weighs 62 kg (137 pounds).
* Amber is a certified Lifeguard.
* She lost 25 pounds to portray the role of a teenager in the teen drama Hidden Palms (2007).
* Heard’s net worth is estimated at $9 million.
* She has a tattoo of Omar Khayyám’s poem on her body.