Description:Learn 10 fun facts about actor Johnny Depp. For about a year, Johnny lived in a motel with his family as a child. Johnny began smoking at age 12. He lost his virginity at age 13, while in a car. Johnny dropped out of high school to join a band called "The Kids" and was a ballpoint pen salesman before his acting break. While struggling to pay bills, Johnny lived for months in a friends car.