Aaron Taylor-Johnson Biography

Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Quick Facts About Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Celebrated Name Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Aaron Johnson
Birth Name Aaron Perry Johnson
Birth Date 1990-06-13
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Birth Nation England
Nationality English
Famous For His title character in Kick-Ass film series and his role as Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron
Father Robert Johnson
Mother Sarah Johnson
Siblings 1
Sisters Gemma
Ethnicity White
Religion Judaism
Horoscope Gemini
High School Holmer Green Senior School, Jackie Palmer Stage School
Career Start Started acting at the age of 6.
Debut Movie The Apocalypse
Debut Television Show/Series Armadillo
Marital Status Married
Wife Sam Taylor-Wood
Married Date 2012-06-21
Sexual Orientation Straight
Children 2
Daughter Wylda Rae and Romey Hero (Stepdaughters: Angelica Jopling and Jessie Jopling)
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 181 lbs (82 kg)
Body Shape Athletic
Chest Size 46 inches
Arms/Biceps 17 inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Source of Wealth acting
Net Worth $16 million

Aaron Perry Taylor-Johnson, popularly known as Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English actor. Taylor-Johnson started his acting career as a child actor and starred in numerous movies and tv series. He made his breakthrough after he portrayed the title character of John Lennon in the 2009 biographical film, Nowhere Boy. Taylor-Johnson is best known for his title role in the Kick-Ass film series. He is also known for his role as Pietro Maximoff in the Marvel superhero movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron. To date, Taylor-Johnson starred in numerous movies and television series, that garnered him more name and fame. 

Taylor-Johnson won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Ray Marcus in the thriller film, Nocturnal Animals. He was nominated for BAFTA Award for the same role.

What is Aaron Taylor-Johnson Famous For?

  • His title character in the Kick-Ass film series. 
  • His role as Pietro Maximoff in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • Won Golden Globe Award and nominated for BAFTA Award for his work in Nocturnal Animals. 

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Where is Aaron Taylor-Johnson From?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson was born on 13 June 1990. His birth name is Aaron Perry Johnson. His birth place is in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire in England. He holds an English nationality. He was born to father Robert Johnson and mother Sarah Johnson. He has a sister named Gemma who is also an actress. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Judaism. His zodiac sign is Gemini. 

Regarding his educational background, he attended Holmer Green Senior School and Jackie Palmer Stage School. He studied drama, tap, jazz, acrobatics, and singing at Jackie Palmer.  

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Career

  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson entered the showbiz very early. He was acting by the age of 6. 
  • Some of his early acting credits include the role of the son of Macduff in Shakespeare's Macbeth. 
  • He made his film debut in a minor role in the 2000 film, The Apocalypse. 
  • He later starred in minor or guest roles in numerous films such as Tom & Thomas, Behind Closed Doors, Shanghai Knights, Dead Cool, The Thief Lord, The Illusionist, Fast Learners, The Best Man, The Magic Door, Dommy, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, and The Greatest among others.
  • Taylor-Johnson made his breakthrough in acting in 2009 when he landed the lead role of John Lennon in the 2009 biographical drama film, Nowhere Boy. 
  • For his titular role in Nowhere Boy, he won the Empire Award for Best Newcomer. He was also nominated for ALFS Award and British Independent Film Award for the same role. 
  • Following his breakthrough, he landed the Marvel superhero role as David "Dave" Lizewski in the 2010 black comedy superhero film, Kick-Ass. 

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  • He was nominated for Empire Award, BAFTA Rising Star Award, Scream Award, and Teen Choice Award in several categories. 
  • He later reprised his role in Kick-Ass 2 in 2013. 
  • Taylor-Johnson is also known for his work in the 2012 historical romantic drama film, Anna Karenina, Quicksilver in the 2015 Marvel film, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
  • Taylor-Johnson won his first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor-Motion Picture for his role as Ray Marcus in the 2016 neo-noir psychological thriller film, Nocturnal Animals. 
  • He also won the Virtuosos Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for BAFTA Award and San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actor for the same role. 
  • Other films Taylor-Johnson in the 2010s are Chatroom, Albert Nobbs, Savages, Godzilla, The Wall, Outlaw King, A Million Little Pieces, Tenet.
  • Taylor-Johnson made his television debut in a minor role in the 2001 tv show, Armadillo. 
  • He also starred in other television series, The Bill, Family Business, Feather Boy, I Shouldn't Be Alive, Casualty, Talk To Me, Coming Up, and Nearly Famous.
  • He will star in the West End production of the play The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh at the Duke of York's Theater. 
  • He will portray Lee Unwin in the third installment in the Kingsman film series, The King's Man. 
  • He will also appear as Tangerine in the upcoming action thriller film, Bullet Train. 
  • He will co-star in the biographical drama film, Rothko, directed by his wife, Sam Taylor-Johnson. 

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson Wife

Aaron Johnson is a married man. He is married to director, Sam Taylor-Wood. The couple first met on the set of the film, Nowhere Boy. He was only 18 years old while his future wife was 42 when they first met. The couple soon started dating. The couple tied a knot to each other on 21 June 2012 at Babington House, Somerset, England. The couple shares two daughters together, Wylda Rae and Romy Hero. He is also the stepfather of Sam Taylor-Wood's two daughters, Angelica Jopling and Jessie Jopling from her previous marriage.

In April 2021, rumors flew in the tabloids that Aaron Taylor-Johnson is divorcing his director wife Sam Taylor-Johnson. The rumor of their potential divorce surfaced after news came out that the couple put up their Hollywood Hills home for sale. 

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson Height

Aaron Taylor Johnson stands at a height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a body weight of 181 lbs i.e. 82 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has a chest size of 46 inches, biceps size of 17 inches, and waist size of 34 inches. His eye color is blue and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Net Worth

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is one of the established actors in Hollywood as well as in the British film industry. Taylor-Johnson started his acting career as a child actor at the age of 6. He starred in several movies and television shows as a child actor. He later made his breakthrough in 2009 and has starred in numerous films and television series since then. The majority of his income comes from his acting career. He has been in the industry for over 2 decades. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $16 million.

Did You Know?

  • His father is a civil engineer and his mother is a housewife.
  • He voiced the title character in the Kick-Ass video game.
  • He appeared in R.E.M.'s music video, "Uberlin".
  • He is 24 years younger than his wife.
  • After marrying Sam Taylor-Wood, they changed their surnames to Taylor-Johnson.
  • GQ Named him one of 50 best-dressed British men in 2015.
  • He previously dated Alice Connor and Georgia Groome.