He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $3.1 billion at the United States box office and over $7.6 billion worldwide. He also has garnered a sex symbol status in American cinema, being twice named as the Sexiest man alive by People magazine in 2003 and 2009. My great-grandmother was quite a bit of Native American, she grew up Cherokee or maybe Creek Indian. Makes sense in terms of coming from Kentucky, which is rife with Cherokee and Creek.” The family moved frequently during Depp’s childhood, and he and his siblings lived in more than 20 different locations, settling in Miramar, Florida, in 1970. It’s like what sailors used to do, where every tattoo meant something, a specific time in your life when you make a mark on yourself, whether you do it yourself with a knife or with a professional tattoo artist”. He attempted to go back to school two weeks later, but the principal told him to follow his dream of being a musician.