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Romy Hero Johnson-Inside The Life Of Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Romy Hero Johnson is the daughter of British actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson and British filmmaker & photographer Sam Taylor-Johnson. Her dad Aaron is best known for his role in the 2010 movie Kick-Ass and its sequel. He also played the character of Pietro Maximoff in MCU’s Avenger: Age Of Ultron. Likewise, her mother is best known for her debut directorial movie Nowhere Boy. The movie is based on the experiences of The Beatles songwriter and lead vocalist John Lennon.

Besides Romy’s parent’s career accomplishments, did you know that Romy’s father is 23 years younger than her mother Sam Taylor? Has their age gap ever made a matter of concern in their marriage? Besides, many might not know that the director is also the mother of two kids from her first marriage.

Well, Let’s dig more into the life of Sam Taylor Johnson’s younger daughter Romy including her age, birthday, lifestyle, and more facts.

What is Romy Hero Johnson’s Age? Birth Details And Early Life

Romy Hero Johnson was born on January 18th, 2012 in London, England. It was the early morning of Wednesday when the couple welcomed their second daughter. A spokesperson for the couple stated that “both mother and daughter are well”. The star kid is 10 years old as of 2022.

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Aaron Johnson with her younger daughter, Romy Johnson

As mentioned earlier, Romy is the youngest daughter of her parents, Aaron and Sam. She also has an elder sister named Wylda Rae.

Her Ethnicity and Ancestry Root

The star kid is the granddaughter of Sarah and Robert Johnson. Romy’s great grandfather is James Collis who was of Jewish ancestry. Likewise, from her mother’s side, Johnson is the granddaughter of David Taylor-Wood and yoga teacher Geraldine Taylor-Wood.

Talking about her ethnicity, Romy is Caucasian and belongs to British nationality.

Romy Hero Johnson’s Parents Met On The Set Of Nowhere Boy

Back in 2009, Romy’s mother Sam Taylor-Johnson was working on her debut movie Nowhere Boy, when the filmmaker met her future husband, Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Sam who was 42-year-old was the director of the movie while Aaron was portraying the character of John Lennon in the project.

In the meantime, Sam was recently divorced from her former spouse, gallerist and art dealer Jay Jopling. They started dating even after the huge age gap between them and shared quite good bonding among themselves.

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Avenger: Age of Ultron‘s actor Aaron Johnson with his wife Sam Taylor Johnson

In the same year in October, the couple announced their engagement at the film’s premiere. After around 3 years of their engagement, the pair exchanged their vows on 21st June 2012 at Babington House located in the country of Somerset, England.

Romy’s Mother Sam Taylor Johnson Has Had Cancer Twice

Romy’s mother who was born on March 4th, 1967 in Croydon, London, England diagnosed with cancer twice in her life. In December 1997, the director had treatment for Colon Cancer.

Likewise, in 2000, Wood was diagnosed with breast cancer. Taylor has since been regularly involved in Yoga and Transcendental Meditation. In regards, the director said,

I wouldn’t be able to survive everything without the meditation that I do. It’s what I think has made me able to cope with the madness.

Furthermore, the director has also served as the Officer of the order of the British Empire in 2011 for service in arts.

Romy Hero’s Father Aaron Johnson Is The Actor

Aaron Johnson was born on June 13rd 1990 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. He started his acting career at the very young age of six. He has appeared in movies including, Angus, The Thief Lord, Shanghai Knights, The Illusionist, Godzilla, and several more.

But, as earlier mentioned, the actor is best known for his role in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). In this MCU movie, Aaron portrayed the character of Pietro Maximoff.

Besides, Aaron has also portrayed the legendary songwriter and lead singer of The Beatles, John Lennon on screen. The Biopic Nowhere was released in 2009, in which direction work was done by his wife Sam.

For his work in the acting field, the actor also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2016. Likewise, in the same year, Johnson was nominated for BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Romy Hero Johnson Has Two Half-Siblings

As mentioned earlier, Romy Hero’s mother was married to a guy named Jay Jopling before Aaron. With him, the director shared two daughters Jessie Jopling born in 1997, and Angelica Jopling born in 2007.

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Sam Taylor Johnson (left), and Aaron Johnson (right) with their daughters Romy Hero and Wylde Rae

A year after Angelica’s birth, the then-powerful couple decided to split after marrying for 11 years. Sara Macdonald, a spokesperson for White Cube Gallery of Jay Jopling said,

Jay Jopling and Sam Taylor-Wood are saddened to announce that, after 11 years of marriage, they have agreed amicably to separate. No other parties are involved. For the sake of their two daughters, who are their priority, they have asked that their privacy be respected.

How Rich Are Romy Hero Johnson’s Parents?

Both of her parents are well-recognized faces in their respective careers and have quite a good amount of earnings. Romy Hero Johnson’s mother, Sam has an estimated net worth of $20 million whereas her father Aaron has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2022.

The filmmaker and actor have earned a fortune from their work in the entertainment industry.