Amber Heard was born in Austin. Her father was a contractor and his mother - Internet analyst. She studied at the Catholic Academy of St. Michael, who rushed after her best friend was broken in a car accident. Since that time, Amber Heard became convinced atheist.
As a child, Amber played in school productions and starred in commercials. Her work has always attracted the actress, therefore, thrown out of school, she did not hesitate went to conquer Hollywood. However, before you get to Los Angeles, she tried herself as a model in New York. However, working as a fashion model turned out not to her liking, and she quickly abandoned it.
In Los Angeles, Heard starred in various television series: "Mountain," "OS - OC," "Jack & Bobby".
The first film in which she appeared, called "In the glory" and was released in 2004. Then came the film "Alpha Dog", after which Hurd became known. But the real breakthrough for her career was the role of Mandy Lane in the horror film of 2006, "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane".
She later starred in such films as "Pineapple Express", "The Informers," "Never give up", "Welcome to Zombieland", and in 2011, the year played the role of Chenault in the film "The Rum Diary", a partner on the set in where it was Johnny Depp.
Amber Heard dated actor Crispin Glover from 2007 to 2008 and the photographer Tasya van Ree from 2008 to 2011.
It was rumored that during the filming of "The Rum Diary" actress started a romance with Johnny Depp, which led to his divorce from Vanessa Paradis. And although the official representatives of the actors of this information has not yet been confirmed, the photo, which now and then publishes the paparazzi, talk about the veracity of these rumors.