Johnny Depp racks up over 8 MILLION TikTok followers within just 24 hours

Johnny Depp has racked up over eight million followers on TikTok within 24 hours of posting his first video.

Less than a week after winning a defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard,

the actor, 58, joined the platform and posted a message of thanks to those who stood by him during the trial.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star dedicated the short clip to his 'most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters'.

Depp - who now has 10.7 million followers on TikTok -  shared the video compilation on Tuesday, and it already has 24.3 million views.

The TikTok includes clips of him arriving at the courthouse to crowds of fans and also shows him playing guitar on stage with his friend Jeff Beck's band afterwards.

Depp had captioned the 30-second video: 'To all of my most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters.

We've been everywhere together, we have seen everything together.

We have walked the same road together.