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Sam Taylor-Johnson is a BAFTA-nominated actress. She is married and a mother of four.

Relationship Facts of Sam Taylor-Johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson is married to Aaron Johnson.
Sam Taylor-Johnson married on June 21, 2012.
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She is mother of Four (Wylda Rae Johnson, Romy Hero Johnson, Angelica Jopling, Jessie Phoenix Jopling).
Sam Taylor-Johnson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Sam Taylor-Johnson?

Sam Taylor-Johnson was previously married to art dealer and gallerist Jay Jopling in 1997. The pair has two daughters from their relationship, Angelica and Jessie Phoenix. They announced that they were separating after 11 years of marriage in September 2008.

Johnson is currently married to actor Aaron Johnson. They met on the 2009 set of the film ‘Nowhere Boy’. The couple announced that they were engaged in October 2009. They later married on 21 June 2012. The wedding ceremony took place at Babington House, Somerset. The pair has two daughters together: Wylda Rae and Romy Hero. The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Sam Taylor-Johnson: Biography in Details

Who is Sam Taylor-Johnson?

Sam Taylor-Johnson is an English filmmaker and photographer. She is the director of the film adaptation of E. L. James’ best-selling erotic novel, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey. She has directed and produced numerous other movies and television series including ‘Gypsy’ and ‘Nowhere Boy’ among others.

Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Early Life, Childhood, Ethnicity

Johnson was born in Croydon on March 4, 1967, to parents Geraldine and David. Her father left the family when she was nine years old and her mother is a yoga teacher and astrologer.

Additionally, she has a younger sister, Ashley, and a maternal half-brother, Kristian. Throughout most of her childhood years, she grew up near Streatham Common in south London. She is of British nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to an English ethnic background.

In which school did Sam Taylor-Johnson attend?

Talking about her education, Johnson attended Beacon Community College. Later, she also attended Goldsmiths, University of London.

Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Career, Profession

Sam Taylor-Johnson initially directed the short ‘Misfit’ in 1996. Next, she also directed ‘Elton John: I Want Love’ and ‘Destricted’. In 2009, she worked as a director for ‘Nowhere Boy. She has since then directed several other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 10 credits as a director.

Some other movies, television series, and videos that Johnson has directed are ‘Gypsy’, ‘The Weeknd: Earned It’, ‘James Bond Supports International Women’s Day, and ‘R.E.M.: Überlin’. Arguably, her most important work came in 2015 after she was selected to direct the popular movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey. Additionally, she has also worked as a producer on ‘Gypsy’ and ‘Love You More. Furthermore, she also has 2 credits as a writer and 1 credit as an actress. She is a two-time survivor of cancer. She was treated for colon cancer in 1997 and she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000.


Johnson has garnered the BAFTA Award nominations two times in her career. Additionally, she has also received nominations for Douglas Hickox Award, European Film Award, and ALFS Award among others.

Furthermore, she has won several awards including the Art Cinema Award in the Hamburg Film Festival and the Prize of the Ministry for Development, Culture, and Sports Prize of the Ministry for Development, Culture, and Sports in Oberhausen International Short Film Festival among others. All in all, she has 7 wins and 11 nominations to her name to date.

Salary, Net Worth

Sam Taylor-Johnson has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2023.

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Caption: Sam Taylor-Johnson with her husband ( Source: Just Richest )

Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Rumors, Controversy

Sam Taylor-Johnson became part of several controversies after she directed the controversial and explicit movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey. She later commented that she regretted directing the movie. At present, there are no rumors concerning Johnson and her career.

How tall is Sam Taylor-Johnson?

Talking about her body measurement, there are no details about Johnson’s height and weight. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue.

Social Media

Sam Taylor-Johnson is active on Instagram. She has more than 163k followers and has posted over 900 times. However, she is not active on Facebook and Twitter.


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