Quick Facts of Samantha Louise Taylor-Wood

  • Full NameSamantha Louise Taylor-Wood
  • Net Worth$20 million
  • Date of Birth04 March, 1967
  • NicknameSam Taylor-Johnson
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceCroydon
  • Ethnicity English
  • ProfessionDirector
  • Nationality British
  • Active Year1993–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseJay Jopling (m. 1997; div. 2008), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (m. 2012)
  • EducationGoldsmiths, University of London
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children4
Sam Taylor-Johnson

Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Bio

Sam Taylor-Johnson, born Samantha Louise Taylor-Wood is an English filmmaker and photographer, famous for directing the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey and the Nowhere Boy.

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Apart from it, Sam is known for her work on Gypsy as well as on the film, Love You More, and Misfit.

Early Life and Education

Sam Taylor was born on March 4, 1967, to parents Geraldine and David Taylor. Her birth name is Samantha Louise Taylor-Wood. She grew up along with her younger sister Ashley in Streatham Common in south London. She holds British nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.

Sam attended Beacon Community College. After that, she was enrolled in Goldsmiths, University of London.


Sam Taylor-Johnson started her career as a director in 1996’s short film, Misfit. Then, she directed Elton John: I Want Love and Destricted. She directed the film, Nowhere Boy in 2009.

Additionally, she has worked on more than 10 films as a director. She has also worked on the films like Gypsy, The Weeknd: Earned It, James Bond Supports International Women’s Day and R.E.M: Überlin.

Furthermore, she has direct the popular movie Fifty Shades of Grey.  Due to her hard work and dedication in the field of acting, she has received the awards for Art Cinema Award, and Prize of the Ministry for Development, Culture and Sports Prize.

Personal Life

Sam has been married twice to date. She was previously married to an art dealer and gallerist Jay Jopling. They spent 11 years together. They have two daughters, Angelica and Jessie Phoenix. The duo married in 1997 and divorced in 2008.

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Sam then married, actor Aaron Johnson since 21 June 2012. The couple first met each other while Sam was directing her present husband, Aaron in the movie named Nowhere Boy. She was 42 already when she met her husband but he was just 19 years old. Still, the duo managed to be together. The pair has two daughters, Wylda Rae Johnson , and Romy Hero Johnson.

Wylda is now six years old. Romy who is now five years old was just born before five months of her parents’ wedding.

Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Johnson has a slim body with a pair of sparkling blue hair and blonde hair. She is a very private loving person and loves to keep her personal details behind the curtain.

Moreover, she is seen as more active on different social media including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Net Worth

As a celebrity, she earns a net worth of $20 million.

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