Aaron Taylor-Johnson - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Kick-Ass (film), Bullet Train (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $16 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 13, 1990 (age 33)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Aaron Perry Johnson
Birth Place: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Robert Johnson
Mother's Name: Sarah Johnson
Siblings: 1

Gemma Johnson (sister)

High School: Jackie Palmer Stage School
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 21, 2012
Wife's Name: Sam Taylor-Wood
Children: 2

Wylda Rae Johnson (daughter)
Romy Hero Johnson (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Aaron Taylor-Johnson?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an actor by profession and British by nationality. Married to filmmaker and photographer Sam Taylor-Johnson, he is well known for starring in the films Kick-Ass, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Nowhere Boy, and Tenet.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Age, Parents, Siblings

Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s birth took place on 13 June 1990 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. His birth name is Aaron Perry Johnson and was born to his father Robert Johnson, a civil engineer, and his mother Sarah Johnson, a housewife. He was raised by his parents alongside his sibling- sister Gemma.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Image: Pinterest)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Aaron Taylor-Johnson attended Holmer Green Senior School and later Jackie Palmer Stage School. His ethnicity is Jewish.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Aaron Taylor-Johnson met director Sam Taylor-Wood on the set of the film Nowhere Boy, which she had directed. They started their romantic relationship when he was 18 while she was 42, eventually announcing their engagement at the film's premiere in October 2009. He and his girlfriend married at Babington House, Somerset, England on 21 June 2012. They changed their surnames to Taylor-Johnson.

With his wife he has two children- daughters Wylda Rae Johnson (born 7 July 2010) and Romy Hero Johnson (born 18 January 2012). Through his marriage, he is a stepfather to her two daughters Angelica Jopling and Jessie Jopling - from a previous marriage to art dealer and gallerist Jay Jopling.

In late April 2021 rumors of divorce trended on Twitter after listing their $7.5 million home for sale.

Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson (Image: ELLE)

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Career

Early Days

Taylor-Johnson began acting at the age of six, first in theatre productions. His debut screen role was in the 2000 film The Apocalypse. This was followed by appearances in the films Tom & Thomas (2002), Shanghai Knights (2003), The Illusionist (2006), Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008), The Greatest (2009), etc.

Finally, his role as John Lennon in the 2009 film Nowhere Boy, directed by his now-wife Sam Taylor-Johnson, is his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years Taylor-Johnson has starred in the films Kick-Ass (2010, 2013) film series, Anna Karenina (2012), Godzilla (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015),  Nocturnal Animals (2016), A Million Little Pieces (2018), The King's Man (2021), Rothko, Bullet Train (2022), etc. Moreover, he has appeared in the episode(s) of the TV series Feather Boy  (2004), Talk to Me (2007), Nearly Famous (2007), and in the TV film Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars.


On the cast of Nowhere Boy, Aaron Taylor-Johnson has worked with Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Anne-Marie Duff, Ophelia Lovibond, Josh Bolt, and Kerrie Hayes.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz in Kick-Ass (Image: Moviefone)

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Awards, Nominations

Taylor-Johnson has been nominated for ALFS Award (2008, 2009), the British Independent Film Award (2009), Empire Award (2010), BAFTA Rising Star Award (2010), four Scream Awards (2010), Teen Choice Award (2010), BAFTA Award (2016), San Diego Film Critics Society Award (2016), etc. He has been awarded Empire Award (2009), Golden Globe Award (2016), and the Virtuosos Award (2016).

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Aaron Taylor-Johnson is estimated to be around $16 Million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Taylor-Johnson is absent from social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, at least publicly.

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