Heard, 30, said she was dividing the settlement equally between the American Civil Liberties Union, to prevent violence against women, and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
“As described in the restraining order and divorce settlement, money played no role for me, personally, and never has, except to the extent that I could donate it to charity and, in doing so, hopefully help those less able to defend themselves,” the actress said.
Depp’s representative did not respond to requests for comment.
Heard and Depp, 53, privately settled their acrimonious divorce case on Tuesday, a day ahead of a court hearing on the status of a restraining order the actress had obtained
The couple released a joint statement, calling their relationship “intensely passionate and at times volatile, but always bound by love,” adding that “there was never any intent of physical or emotional harm.”
The settlement ended the couple’s 15-month marriage.