Johnny Depp Crowned The Most Overpaid Actor of the Year

Is it the end of an era for Johnny Depp?

The 52-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean star has earned the unwanted title of Most Overpaid Actor of the Year by Forbes magazine.

While the three-time Oscar nominee was once known for his ability to draw a crowd to the box office, Johnny received little love from fans or critics for his 2015 flop, Mortdecai.

Forbes claims that for every dollar Depp was paid on a film this year, he only returned $1.20 (USD). This compares to The Avengers star, Chris Evans, who returned more than $180 USD for every dollar earned. 

Depp is one of many big names on  the Forbes list, which also includes Oscar winner Denzel Washington, Will Smith and Will Ferrell.

As the most overpaid actor of 2015, Depp dethroned two-year holder of the title, Adam Sandler, of Happy Gilmore fame.

Johnny's lull comes after a very successful decade or two, during which his four Pirates of the Caribbean films each grossed around $3.7 billion USD.

While this isn't news many want to hear, Johnny can look forward to some promising years ahead, with the due release of Alice Through The Looking Glass, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

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