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Net Worth:
$20 Million
Jun 13, 1990 (33 years old)
High Wycombe
5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
United Kingdom
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What is Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Net Worth?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English actor who has a net worth of $20 million. That is a combined net worth with his wife, director Sam Taylor-Wood. Aaron Taylor-Johnson is known for his performances in such films as "Kick-Ass" and "Kick-Ass 2," "Nowhere Boy," "Anna Karenina," "Godzilla," and "Nocturnal Animals." Before those, he appeared as a young teenager in a number of films, including "Shanghai Knights" and "The Illusionist." Taylor-Johnson's other credits include the British television series "Talk to Me" and "Nearly Famous." Aaron is also somewhat notable for his relationship with Sam Taylor-Wood. They met in 2009 when Sam Taylor-Wood directed Aaron in the film "Nowhere Boy." At the time of filming, he was 18 and she was 42. They married in 2012. Together, the couple has four daughters, two of whom were Sam's from her previous marriage. Taylor-Wood is 23 years his senior. In January 2017, Aaron Taylor-Johnson won a Golden Globe for his role in the movie "Nocturnal Animals".

Early Life and Education

Aaron Taylor-Johnson was born as Aaron Johnson on June 13, 1990 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England to housewife Sarah and civil engineer Robert. He has a sister named Gemma. As a teenager, Johnson went to Holmer Green Senior School. He went on to attend the Jackie Palmer Stage School, where he studied drama, singing, jazz, and tap between 1996 and 2008.

Career Beginnings on Stage

Johnson began his acting career on stage when he was only six, playing the son of Macduff in a London production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth." The year after that, he appeared in a production of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons."

Film Career, Part 1

Taylor-Johnson made his theatrical film debut in the 2002 British family drama "Tom & Thomas," playing the titular pair of identical twins. The next year, he portrayed a fictionalized young Charlie Chaplin in the action comedy "Shanghai Knights," starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. Taylor-Johnson was subsequently in "Dead Cool." In 2006, he starred in "The Thief Lord" and played the teenaged version of Edward Norton's protagonist in "The Illusionist." The next year, Taylor-Johnson appeared in the fantasy film "The Magic Door." His subsequent credits were "Dummy," "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging," and "The Greatest." Taylor-Johnson had his breakthrough in 2009 portraying John Lennon in the biographical drama "Nowhere Boy," directed by Sam Taylor-Wood.

In 2010, Taylor-Johnson starred as the lead character in the superhero action comedy "Kick-Ass," based on the eponymous comic book series. He later reprised his role in 2013's "Kick-Ass 2." In between the two "Kick-Ass" films, he starred in four films by major directors: Hideo Nakata's psychological thriller "Chatroom," Rodrigo García's period drama "Albert Nobbs," Oliver Stone's crime thriller "Savages," and Joe Wright's adaptation of Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina," in which he played Count Vronsky. In 2014, Taylor-Johnson made his debut as Pietro Maximoff, or Quicksilver, in a post-credits scene of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Also in 2014, he starred in the reboot of "Godzilla." Taylor-Johnson returned as Pietro Maximoff in 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

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Film Career, Part 2

Taylor-Johnson gave one of his most acclaimed performances in 2016, playing vicious Texan Ray Marcus in Tom Ford's psychological thriller "Nocturnal Animals." For the role, he won a surprise Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, and was nominated for a BAFTA Award. Taylor-Johnson next starred alongside John Cena in Doug Liman's war thriller "The Wall." After that, he portrayed Scottish knight Sir James Douglas in David Mackenzie's historical action drama "Outlaw King," and portrayed disgraced author James Frey in the psychological drama "A Million Little Pieces," based on Frey's eponymous book.

In 2020, Taylor-Johnson appeared in a supporting role in Christopher Nolan's science-fiction action thriller "Tenet," starring John David Washington. The next year, he reunited with his "Kick-Ass" director Matthew Vaughn to play a soldier in the action film "The King's Man," the third installment in the "Kingsman" film franchise. Taylor-Johnson was in another action film, David Leitch's "Bullet Train," in 2022. He starred alongside Brad Pitt, Joey King, and Brian Tyree Henry, among others. Taylor-Johnson's other credits include the Marvel Comics superhero film "Kraven the Hunter," in which he plays the titular character, and the action film "The Fall Guy."

Television Career

On the small screen, Taylor-Johnson first appeared in the 2000 television film "The Apocalypse." The following year, he played the young Lorimer Black in "Armadillo." Taylor-Johnson went on to appear in episodes of the series "The Bill" and "Family Business." In 2004, he was in the series "Feather Boy," based on the novel by Nicky Singer. Two years later, Taylor-Johnson appeared in episodes of the series "I Shouldn't Be Alive" and "Casualty." His biggest year on the small screen came in 2007, when appeared in the four-part ITV series "Talk to Me," the E4 teen miniseries "Nearly Famous," and the BBC television film "Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars."

Personal Life

In 2012, Taylor-Johnson married filmmaker Sam Taylor-Wood, whom he had first met on the set of her 2009 film "Nowhere Boy" when he was 18 and she was 42. Together, they have two daughters, plus two stepdaughters from Taylor-Wood's prior marriage.

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