Is Aaron Taylor Johnson getting a divorce? Twitter rumours explored

Jane Corscadden April 27, 2021
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Is Aaron Taylor-Johnson getting a divroce? Rumours have started on Twitter today that the actor is ending his marriage with wife Sam Taylor-Johnson.

But is there any truth in this? Let’s take a look…

Who is Aaron Taylor Johnson’s wife, Sam?

Sam Taylor-Johnson is a British filmmaker and photographer. She was born in London in March 1967, meaning she is currently 54 years old.

Her directorial film debut was 2009’s Nowhere Boy – a film based on the childhood experiences of John Lennon.

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In 2015, she directed the film adaption of Fifty Shades Of Grey. However, she walked away from directing 2017’s Fifty Shades Darker due to disagreements with author E.L. James. She has since said she regretted directing the first film.

As well as her film work, she’s also well known for her work in fine art, music, and television.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sam Taylor-Johnson have two children together

The pair met on set of 2009’s Nowhere Boy, where Aaron played the lead role as John Lennon while Sam was in the director’s chair for the first time. Despite their age gap, with Sam being 42 and Aaron being 19 at the time, they hit it off and were engaged a year later.

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But do the couple have children?

Yes, they have two children together. Their first daughter, Wylda Rae, was born in 2010. In 2012, their second daughter, Romy Hero, joined the family.

As well as this, Sam Taylor-Johnson has two children from a previous marriage. She was married to art dealer Jay Jopling from 1997 to 2008. They had two daughters together, born in 1997 and 2007.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson divorce rumours run rampant on Twitter

So, are these rumours true? Are Aaron Taylor-Johnson and his wife Sam getting a divorce? Well, in this case, it seems that the rumours really are just rumours.

Some Twitter users have pointed out that the actor is trending on the social media site due to an article that resurfaced from a few years ago:

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Even though the Aaron Taylor Johnson divorce rumour doesn’t seem to be true, it did lead to a lot of reactions from Twitter users:

Jane is a freelance journalist from Belfast, Northern Ireland specialising in news, culture and politics. She studied Politics at Queen’s University Belfast before completing a Journalism MA at the University of Ulster. Always trawling social media and keeping up to date with the latest trends and crazes, her main interest lies in digital culture and internet trends.