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Who Is Sam Taylor-Johnson? All about Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Wife Who Is 23 Years Older than Him

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Jun 13, 2022
07:40 A.M.
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Aaron Taylor-Johnson is one of Hollywood's most successful actors, appearing in several blockbuster films. He is also well-known for his successful marriage to his wife, who is 23 years older than him.

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who turns 32 on June 13, 2022, gained prominence in the two "Kick-Ass" films, but he is most known for his part as Pietro Maximoff in the 2013 movie, "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

The English actor is not only known for his remarkable acting prowess but also for being a proud husband to his equally brilliant wife, Sam Taylor-Johnson. Learn about Aaron Taylor-Johnson's wife.

Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson attend the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones on February 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California. | Source: Getty Images

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WHO IS AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON MARRIED TO?

Born on March 4, 1967, in London, England, Sam grew up with an eye for creative arts. Aaron's beautiful wife is an accomplished filmmaker, producer, artist, and photographer.

She directed and produced "Love You More" in 2008 and "Nowhere Boy" in 2009. She also directed the 2015 movie, "Fifty Shades of Grey" which starred actors Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.

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HOW LONG HAVE AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON AND HIS WIFE BEEN TOGETHER?

Sam and Aaron have been married for more than a decade. They met at an audition in 2008 for Sam's biopic, "Nowhere Boy," where Aaron auditioned for the role of late singer John Lennon.

Both Sam and the "Angus, Thongs, and Perfect Snogging" actor fell in love and had an instant connection. Aaron proposed to Sam in 2009 after wrapping up the film.

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Although they are a couple, Sam stated that she and Aaron were very professional at work, and her co-workers were aware of their relationship. Sam gushed at her engagement with the young actor:

"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."

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WHY IS AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON'S MARRIAGE CONSIDERED CONTROVERSIAL?

Aaron and Sam married in June 2012 in Somerset, England, and their 23-year age gap has drawn much attention. Aaron was only 18 when he met Sam, who was already in her 40s.

Many worried fans anticipated the couple would separate a long time ago. On Twitter, one individual noted "red flags" and accused Sam of "grooming" Aaron, while another wished the pair a "fantastic divorce." In response to the critics, Aaron said:

"I don't really analyze our relationship. I just know that it works. I just feel secure and loved and safe. We have this very deep connection. We're just in sync."

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DOES AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON HAVE KIDS?

Aaron shares two beautiful daughters with Sam. The notoriously private couple welcomed Wylda Rae in July 2010, while Romy Hero was born in January 2012.

Aaron grew up in an all-female environment and proudly claimed that his charming girls are fortunate to have Sam as their mother, the best woman to look up to.

Aaron lauded Sam for being a smart and inspiring wife and mother. He anticipated that his daughters would grow up to be strong women like their mother.

Besides her two kids with Aaron, Sam has two other children from a previous marriage. She shares two daughters with her ex-husband, Jay Jopling — Angelica, 25, and Jessie, 16.

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