Who Are Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Wife and Children? Details on His Family

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Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson met when he was just 18 (Image: Getty)

All about Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Wife and Children—

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English stage, television, and film actor.

He is known for his portrayal of the title character in Kick-Ass and its sequel as well as the Marvel Cinematic Universe character Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson was born Aaron Perry Johnson on June 13, 1990, in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. Johnson has English, Russian, and Jewish ancestry.

His father, Robert, was a civil engineer and his mother, Sarah. He has a sister named Gemma.

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Who is Aaron Taylor-Johnson married to?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s wife is Sam Taylor-Johnson. She is a British film director and artist.

Her directorial feature film debut was 2009’s Nowhere Boy, a film based on the childhood experiences of the Beatles’ singer and songwriter John Lennon.

Who is Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s wife Sam Taylor-Johnson?

She was born Samantha Louise Taylor-Wood on 4 March 1967 in Croydon, London. Her father, David, left the family when she was nine.

Her mother, Geraldine, is a yoga teacher and astrologist. She has a younger sister, Ashley, and a maternal half-brother, Kristian.

Sam Taylor grew up near Streatham Common in south London and relocated to Jarvis Brook in East Sussex after her parents’ divorce.

She pursued her education at Beacon Community College before eventually enrolling at Goldsmiths, University of London.

How did Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sam Taylor-Johnson meet?

The couple met in 2008 when Aaron auditioned for the lead role in Sam’s directorial debut, Nowhere Boy.

Just one year after meeting, the actor popped the question. And despite their 23-year age gap, the couple has maintained that it’s only a number.

“We were very professional through the entire film. … But everyone on set knew. And as soon as we finished, he told me he was going to marry me. We had never been on a date, or even kissed,” Sam recalled to Harper’s Bazaar in 2019.

Aaron added, “And a year to the minute after we met, exactly one year to the minute, I got down on one knee and asked her to marry me.”

When did Aaron Taylor-Johnson get married?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sam Taylor-Johnson got married in 2012. The bride wore a dress by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen and the groom wore a suit by Tom Ford.

Shortly after their wedding, the couple combined their surnames to Taylor-Johnson.

Aaron told the Evening Standard of the change, “I just don’t see why women need to take the man’s name. I wanted to be a part of her just as much as she wanted to be part of me.”

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Does Aaron Taylor-Johnson have any children?

Yes, Aaron Taylor-Johnson has two biological daughters with his wife Sam Taylor-Johnson: They had Wylda Rae in 2010 and Romy Hero in 2012.

Plus, Aaron has helped raise Sam’s two children she shares with her ex-husband, Jay Jopling: Angelica, 25, and Jessie, 15. Read on to learn about Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson’s four girls.

Wylda Rae

Wylda Rae was born in 2010 and is Aaron and Sam’s oldest biological daughter. Aaron and Sam keep Wylda out of the spotlight and almost completely off their socials.

However, it is known that in 2020, Wylda broke her right arm. Sam posted a photo of her daughter’s hand wrapped up in a bubblegum pink cast decorated with her name as she held her hand seemingly in a cast of her own.

“Two breaks in two arms left and right and that’s enough please. Thank you,” she captioned the June 24 post.

Romy Hero

Romy Hero was brought into the world in 2012, just ahead of her parents’ summer wedding. Like her older sister, she is kept out of the spotlight.

However, Aaron revealed in a 2019 interview on Live! With Kelly and Ryan that Romy plays basketball and that he was even her coach.

Angelica Jopling

As mentioned above, Sam Taylor-Johnson gave birth to her first daughter with her ex-husband, Jay Jopling.

Angelica Jopling was born in 1997 and has taken to the arts. According to her Instagram page, she is the founding director of Incubator in London.

Angelica has also dabbled in acting. She has four IMDb credits to her name, with half of them being films in which Aaron starred: Kick-Ass 2 and Nowhere Boy.

Jessie Jopling

Jessie Jopling was born to Sam and Jay in 2007. Very little is known about the Love You More director‘s second daughter.

She leads a very private life and does not appear to have any public social media accounts.

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