A Post-Split Look Back at How Johnny Depp & Amber Heard's Relationship Developed

PEOPLE recounts the former couple's courtship as the actress files for divorce and a domestic violence restraining order

FORMING A FAMILY

Heard gained two step kids, Lily-Rose and Jack, Depp's children with former partner Vanessa Paradis, when she married the actor. She opened up to Marie Claire about the two teens in 2015, saying, "[It's] an honor and the greatest, most surprising gift I have ever received in my life. I feel new flavors that I didn't know existed. New colors that I didn't know existed have been added to my life. I'm so happy."