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Lori Anne Allison’s Biography – Who is Johnny Depp’s ex-wife?

Lori Anne Allison

Who is Lori Anne Allison’s?

Lori Anne Alison is a super talented celebrity American make-up artist, who was in the eyes of paparazzi when dating and being briefly married to famous Hollywood superstar actor Johnny Depp. Lori had always wanted to be a make-up artist, and thanks to acquaintance with friends closely connected in the industry, her dream came true.

Lori Anne Alison’s Biography

Lori Anne Alison was born on 6 September 1957, in the United States. As a young girl, she showed an interest in make-up and hairstyles, playing with her dolls and applying make-up ideas on them using colored pens. Lori started producing make-up lines on paper when she was 11 years old; she draws the model and then uses real make-up products to practice on the entire face.

When she was 13 years old, she went to Miami Beach, Florida, to a small make-up shop on Columbus Avenue, and for the first time, Lori did full-fledged make-up on a saleswoman at the store; there, Lori learned some of the basics of make-up techniques.

In the teenage years of her life, Lori had drag queens, actors and musicians for role models. One of the most prominent role models in the make-up world was David Bowie and make-up artist Way Bandy. When she was 16, her high school classmates called her “a waste” – she realized that she did not exactly get along with her generation, who considered her a freak. Because of all this, she moved to a larger area in New York City and lived in a Chelsea Hotel during the “infamous Sid and Nancy days” of the mid-‘80s.

Lori Anne Alison’s Career

To improve her career as a make-up artist, Lori has moved to Los Angeles because the city is full of potential for her profession. Although she was interested in music and at one point wanted to become a music producer, that wish did not come true because she had an accident after which she was left deaf to one ear. Thanks to her good friends in the Hollywood industry, actress Christina Applegate and musician Adam Ant, Lori got her first job in the film industry. In addition, she worked with well-known photographers as a make-up artist. Her debut in the film world was in “Midnight Heat” (1992), and the next year she was a make-up artist for the film “Secret Lies.”

In the film “Venus Rising” (1995) with Jessica Alba in the leading role, Lori was a key hairstylist, key make-up artist, make-up supervisor of the second unit.

In the late 1990s, she was also engaged in films “The Ultimate Lie,” “Rule of Three,” and “Matters of Consequence.” A break of 10 years followed this until the next engagement in the film industry. In 2008 she was engaged in the series “Supreme Court of Comedy,” and in the same year worked on several short films and documentaries. Nowadays, Lori works as a freelance make-up artist, owns her make-up product range, “Serendipity Lip Glosses” since 2015. She is also an owner of a small cupcake business called “D cup.”

Lori Anne Alison’s Net Worth

Lori Anne Alison is making about $60,000 per year as a freelance makeup artist. She is also an entrepreneur and owner of a small shop. Her primary income was her work as a make-up artist, but she also received $7 million following her divorce from Johnny Depp. However, according to sources. Alison’s net worth is just $1 million, as of early 2020.

Lori Anne Alison’s marriage and divorce

In 1983, Lori married famous actor Johnny Depp. It seemed to everyone that this relationship would last because the couple had no disagreements. However, the rumors that Johnny was cheating on his wife have come true, and. they divorced on 7 March 1986; Johnny later announced his engagement to colleague Sherilyn Fenn.

Johnny Depp

However, Johnny and Lori remained on good terms, because after a few years she testified in his favor in court when his ex-wife accused him of mental abuse. The couple had no children.

Lori Anne Alison’s ex-husband Johnny Depp

Born John Christopher Depp II on the 9th June 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky USA, he is the youngest of four children born to Betty Sue Palmer and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. During his childhood, the Depp family moved a lot, living in over 20 places before settling in Miramar, Florida USA. His mother later remarried to Robert Palmer, who Depp found a big influence and an inspiration.

Acting Career

His first appearance in a film was in the horror “Nightmare on Elm Street” (1984) in which he played a victim.

During the late 1980s, Johnny became a teen idol because of his appearance. In the early ‘90s, he began to get significant roles such as Edward Scissorhands, in Tim Barton’s film, and then with colleagues Juliette Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio, he starred in the film “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (1993). For his role in “Ed Wood” (1994), Johnny was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He also had the pleasure of sharing the screen with the big star Al Pacino in the film “Donnie Brasco” (1997). Depp played one of his most memorable roles in the film “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” (1998) in which he played writer Hunter S. Thompson.

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The most money in his career came from his role in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003) and its sequel, “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow” (2007). For his performance of the title role in musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” (2008), he won a Golden Globe for Best Actor.

Music Career and Business Ventures

In addition to acting, Depp is in production and music, plays guitar and has been a member of several bands, and has collaborated with numerous musicians, including Marilyn Manson, Aerosmith, Hollywood Vampires, and others.

Johnny Depp co-owned a restaurant in Paris with other celebrities Sean Penn, John Malkovich and Mick Hucknall.

With his ex-wife Vanessa, he owns winemaking facilities in their vineyard north of Saint-Tropez.

Personal Life, Problems with the Law, Relationships

He started smoking very early, at the age of 12, admitted to having a drug and alcohol problem, and his ex-wife accused him of mental abuse. Johnny has often been in court for bullying and possession of illegal substances.

Following his split with Lori, Johnny started a romance with Sherilyn Fenn, which lasted until 1988. After this, he dated Winona Ryder from 1989 until 1993, while from 1994 to 1998 he was in a relationship with model Kate Moss.

The same year, he started a long-term relationship with French singer, model and actress Vanessa Paradis, with whom he has two children, daughter Lily-Rose Depp, and son John Christopher ‘Jack’ Depp III. The two broke-up in June 2012.

Following his split with Vanessa, Johnny started a relationship with actress Amber Heard, who became his wife in 2015. However, their marriage lasted only from February 2015 until May 2016. Their divorce was highly publicized, as both partners claimed abuse against the other.

As far as political persuasion is concerned, he has made it clear that he is against the incumbent President Donald Trump.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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