It is impossible to predetermine when, where and with whom love happens. Aaron Taylor Johnson is a talented actor who has appeared in several good movies with outstanding performances but is more popular for his love story. Aaron Johnson fell in love and married Sam Taylor-Wood – a 42-year-old woman when he was just 18 years of age. Despite the uproar their relationship caused when it was made public, the couple has remained together and deeply in love. Aaron has featured in some blockbusters alongside great actors. He has also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2016.
Who is Aaron Taylor Johnson and What is His Age?
He was born on the 13th of June 1990 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. His parents – Robert and Sarah Johnson raised him and his sister- Gemma in a loving home. Aaron attended Holmer Green Senior School. When he realized his flair for art and acting, he then proceeded to Jackie Palmer Stage School located at High Wycombe to study drama, acrobatics, singing, tap, and jazz.
He ventured into acting at a very young age (6 years). He started on stage appearing in a Shakespearean Macbeth presentation in 1999. In 2000, he was part of another stage play All My Sons by Arthur Miller.
His first movie role was as ‘Johanan’ in The Apocalypse (2000). Some of his major movie roles include Dummy (2008) where he featured as Danny. His performance earned him an ALFS Award for Young British Performer of the Year nomination. He also featured in Nowhere Boy (2009) where he was nominated for an Empire Award for Best Newcomer, ALFS Award for Young British Performer of the Year and British Independent Film Award for Best Actor. His performance in Kick-Ass (2010) is considered his breakout role as he got series of accolades and award nominations among them are BAFTA Rising Star Award, Scream Award for Best Breakout Performance, Best Fantasy Actor, Best Superhero and a Teen Choice Award for Breakout Male although he didn’t win any of the nominations, he began to get noticed in the industry. Aaron Taylor Johnson has outdone himself in his role as James Douglas in Outlaw King (2018). He has received lots of accolades for his outstanding performances. He wrote and featured in another movie directed by his wife A Million Little Pieces (2018).
In 2016, Aaron Taylor Johnson’s portrayal of Ray Marcus in Nocturnal Animals earned him his first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also had several nominations for this same role. His television credit includes Feather Boy (2004), Casualty, I Shouldn’t Be Alive (2006), Talk to Me, Coming Up, Nearly Famous and Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars all in 2007.
His other films includes; Tom & Thomas (2002), Shanghai Knights, Behind Closed Doors (2003), The Illusionist, The Thief Lord, The Best Man (2006), The Magic Door (2007), Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008), The Greatest (2009), Albert Nobbs (2011), Savages, Anna Karenina (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), The Wall (2017), The King’s Man, Tenet (2020).
While Aaron Taylor Johnson has received some positive, negative and downright mean comments about his acting, Aaron reveals that it’s left to the audience to enjoy the outcome of a movie while he enjoys the process of making it because he has the opportunity to grow and learn from a director of choice.
His Wife and Kids
Aaron met his wife Sam Taylor-Wood on the set of Nowhere Boy in 2009 which Sam directed. As the duo grew deeper in love with each other, they announced their engagement later in the year.
Their relationship and marriage became a ‘hot topic’ then mostly because of the huge age difference between them Sam (42) and Aaron (18). Despite the obvious public disapproval, they got married on the 21st of June 2012 changing their surname officially to Taylor-Johnson.
Aaron and Sam have welcomed two daughters – Wylda Rae who was born in 2010 and Romy Hero who was born in 2012. The couple has remained together and in love despite the speculations that their relationship won’t last. Aaron has admitted that his wife and kids are his priority in life. He is also a stepfather to his wife’s two daughters from her previous marriage.
Aaron Taylor Johnson’s Height
Aaron Taylor Johnson stands at an impressive height of 5 feet 11 inches, he also weighs an approximate 82kg. There is no doubt the actor is an attractive man, he has a good fashion sense and was on GQ’s list of 50 best dressed British men in 2015.