Amber Heard’s parents are David Heard and Paige Parsons. While her father is an actor, her mother had a career as an internet researcher. While the actress has been in the news of late mostly because of her failed marriage to Johnny Depp and the legal drama that has since followed, her personal life and parents have also been in the news. Here is all we know about her parents.
Unknown Facts About Amber Heard’s Parents
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1. Who is Amber Heard’s father?
As indicated, the father of the controversial actress is David C. Heard. He was born on May 5 1950 which means he is currently years old. David was birthed in Dallas Texas, which is also where he was brought up.
Details about things such as the education and childhood of Amber’s father are not available, but it is known that owns and runs a small construction company. More than that, he has also been involved in the acting scene where he made appearances in several films including the 2004 film, Overhaulin, and Machet Kills (2013).
2. Who is Amber Heard’s mother?
Her mother is Patricia Paige Parsons Heard who is also known as Paige Heard. She was born on October 1, 1965, in Midland County, Texas to her parents, William Joseph Parsons and Corrinne Cecilia Carroll.
3. David and Paige got married in 1984
The actress’s parents have been married for many years before she lost her mother. According to reports, the pair got married on November 21, 1984, and they remained together until death did them part in 2020.
4. The marriage of Amber Heard’s Parents was blessed with two children
The marriage between Amber Heard’s parents was blessed with two children, the actress and her sister, Whitney Heard who is also known as Whitney Henriquez.
Their first child, Amber Laura Heard was born on April 22, 1986, while Whitney was born on September 18, 1987. Both their daughters were also born in Texas.
5. Amber Heard’s father is allegedly violent
In her divorce trial with her former husband Johnny Depp, Amber made some shocking revelations about her father, describing him as a violent alcoholic individual. The Aquaman actress went on to state that her former husband made her father look like a saint even though he suffered from the aforementioned problems for many years.
6. David C. Heard was involved with the law
Although he describes himself as an animal lover, Amber Heard’s father has had some past experiences that brought doubts to his claims. He was once arrested for running an illegal dogfighting ring in his home in Texas. This led to his arrest in the 1980s when as many as 7 pit bulls were found pon his property where he ran the illegal ring. He later pleaded guilty to the charges and was locked up for 15 days.
7. Her father allegedly threatened to shoot Johnny Depp
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In the dramatic case between the Pirates of the Caribbean actor and his former wife in which he is suing her for $40 million over a piece she had published on the Washing Post, it was alleged that while Amber was abusive towards Johnny Depp, her father once threatened to kill the actor. The allegation was made by a man who worked on their cars.
According to the man, David Killackey, while the actress lashed out at him when he contacted her to make payment for repairs he made on their classic cars, her father claimed that Depp was ruining his daughter’s career and he was going to ensure the actor meets the end of his 45′s.
8. Her mother allegedly texted Johnny Depp
Amber Heard’s late mother was not left out in her case with Johnny Depp. According to reports that cast doubts on her claims against the actor, it was claimed that there were messages between the mother of the actress and Mr. Depp. In one of the messages, she explained to him why Amber filed a restraining order against him. She also called him son in one of the messages sent to him in 2016 and also told him she loved him.
9. Patricia Paige died in May 2020
Amber lost her mother, Patricia Paige in May 2022 at the age of 63. The actress took to her Instagram to share the sad news with fans and followers. Although she revealed that she was heartbroken, she did not reveal the cause of her mother’s death.
10. The grandchildren of David Heard and Paige Parsons
From their two kids, David Heard and Paige Parsons are grandchildren. Amber has a daughter Oonagh Paige Heard who was born on 8 April 2021. Whitney, on the other hand, is married to Gavin Henriquez and together, they have a son, Hunter Henriquez.