Jennifer Lynton Biography, Wiki (Anthony Hopkins Wife Petronella Barker)
Birthday / Date of Birth / Jennifer Lynton Age
October 26, 1947. As of early 2020, her age is around 72 years.
Wedding / Husband / Relationships / Marriage / Partner
Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
- While Jennifer Lynton may not be the most well known celebrity, the mature woman has been in the public eye since 1971, as the wife of Hollywood legend Anthony Hopkins.
- Lynton first accompanied the famous Welsh actor, to the London premiere of the film “When Eight Bells Toll” on March 9, 1971.
- Then a young and attractive lady in her late 20’s, Jennifer posed for photos in a simple, floor length dress, alongside the popular actor.
Married Life & Life as Anthony Hopkins Wife :
- On January 13, 1973, Jennifer Lynton married Anthony Hopkins, an actor recently known for his roles in ‘Noah” (2014) and ‘Kidnapping Mr Heineken’ (2015) and ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ (2017).
- She became his second wife and inherited a stepdaughter, Abigail Harrison, who she had very little contact with throughout the 29 years 4 months that she was married to Anthony.
- During the early years of her marriage, Jennifer’s husband battled with a severe drinking problem.
- It wasn’t until 1975 when the she could claim that her husband was no longer “on the bottle”. However Jennifer once told reporters that he was what I was looking for in a man and that she was very content to be on the flip side of a creative, volatile, interesting person who was all the things I wasn’t.
Anthony Hopkins Jennifer Lynton Divorce :
- Unfortunately Jennifer’s marriage didn’t last forever & her divorce was finalized at the Family Division of London’s High Court on May 30, 2002.
- However Jennifer had allegedly separated from her husband in 1998 as they had “drifted apart” many years before.
- It is not clear if it was Jennifer or her husband who filed for the divorce or if the couple came to a mutual agreement.
- At the time of the divorce Jennifer was living in the UK, while Hopkins was based in Los Angeles, USA, applying for an US Citizenship. Despite a long marriage, the couple never had any children together.
Scandalous Beginning & End :
- Perhaps the reason that Jennifer’s relationship to Anthony Hopkins was so well publicized is because when he the movie star met her, he was already married to actress, Petronella Barker when they met.
- Jennifer was then working as a production assistant. Hopkins, who was 10 years Jennifer’s senior, left his wife and 14-month-old daughter to be with Jennifer.
- Reportedly, later on Anthony was also disloyal to her, at least during the last years of their marriage, having supposedly been dating multiple women between 1995 and 2002, including Joyce Ingalls, Francine Kay and finally Stella Arroyave, who he married just one year after the divorce with Jennifer.
Personal Details & Early Life :
- Jennifer was born in Britain on October 26, 1947, her star sign is Scorpio. She is known to her friends as Jenni.
- Despite her high profile husband she managed to keep most details of her private life and upbringing hidden from public knowledge, and so this retired production assistant still remains very much a mystery.
was married to Anthony Hopkins.