Jennifer Lynton Biography
Jennifer Lynton is the wife of Hollywood legend Anthony Hopkins. Thus she is not a well-known celebrity. This notwithstanding, the mature woman has been in the public eye since 1971. When she first accompanied the famous Welsh actor. To the London premiere of the film, “When Eight Bells Toll” on March 9th, 1971.
Perhaps the reason Jennifer’s relationship with Anthony Hopkins was so well publicized is that he was already married. The movie star met her when married to actress, Petronella Barker. Jennifer was working as a production assistant. Hopkins was 10 years Jennifer’s senior. Consequently, left his wife and a 14-month-old daughter to be with Jennifer.
Jennifer Lynton Age
Lynton was born on October 26, 1947, in Britain. Jennifer’s star sign is Scorpio. She is known to her friends as Jenni.
Jennifer Lynton Husband | Married
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. On January 13, 1973, she married Anthony Hopkins. Anthony was recently known for his roles in ‘Noah” (2014) and ‘Kidnapping Mr. Heineken’ (2015). Not forgetting ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ (2017).
Jennifer became his second wife. Further, she inherited a stepdaughter, Abigail Harrison. Although she had very little contact with Abigail throughout the 29 years 4 months that she was married to Anthony.
Lynton’s husband battled with a severe drinking problem. This during the early years of their marriage. 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.
It wasn’t until 1975 when 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. Lynton went on to say she was very content to be on the flip side of a creative, volatile, and interesting person. Moreover, he was all the things she wasn’t.
Jennifer Lynton Divorce
Sadly, Jennifer allegedly separated from her husband in 1998. As they had drifted apart many years before. However, it is not clear if it was Lynton or Anthony who filed for the divorce. Neither whether the couple came to a mutual agreement.
At the time of the divorce, Jennifer was living in the UK. Her husband was based in Los Angeles USA, applying for US Citizenship. Despite a long marriage, the couple never had any children together just to mention.
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, Anthony dated Joyce Ingalls, Francine Kay, and finally Stella Arroyave, who he married just one year after the divorce with Jennifer.
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.