From appearing as Karen Crowder in Michael Clayton to her double turn in Suspiria, Tilda Swinton has always amazed audiences with her proficiency as an actress.
She is known for her portrayals in several independent arthouse films and blockbusters.
Tilda, who has been nominated for the Golden Globe Award thrice, is also known for appearing as the Ancient One in the Doctor Strange (2016) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Tilda Swinton’s Dating Life
The 59-year-old Tilda is relishing a blissful love life with her longtime partner, Sandro Kopp. Her partner Sandro is a German-born visual artist who is 18 years her junior.
Tilda Swinton with her partner, Sandro Kopp, at the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards. (Photo: zimbio.com)
Tilda and Sandro met in the year 2004 on the set of The Chronicles Of Narnia where she portrayed the White Witch and Sandro depicted the character of a centaur.
The duo eventually fell in love and began dating. Tilda has been together with her partner for 16 years. Although they aren’t married, they have a bond like that of a husband and wife.
Previous Relationship & Children
Before falling in love with Sandro, Tilda was in a long relationship with the artist and playwright, John Byrn. John is two decades older than Tilda.
After meeting each other in the year 1985, the ex-couple developed chemistry between them. And after dating for a while, the duo welcomed twin named Honor Swinton Byrne and Xavier Swinton Bryne.
Tilda Swinton with her ex-partner, John Byrn. (Photo: Getty Images)
Tilda and John used to live together in Tilda’s Nairn, Scotland home where she currently lives with her partner Sandro and their children.
Although they have parted their ways, they are still very close. When the actress traveled abroad with Sandro for her career, John stayed at home with the children.
Opening about her relationship with her ex-partner, she said,
“The father of my children and I are good friends and I’m now in a very happy other relationship. And we’re all really good friends. It’s a very happy situation. Life doesn’t have to be complicated. You just have to have compassion with yourself and stop blaming yourself when things do get complicated.”
Blissful Family Life
Tilda has been blessed in both personal and professional life. A successful actress in a professional career, Tilda is a loving mother behind the camera.
Tilda, who shares a harmonious relationship with both her current and ex-partner, is more defined by her children than her partners.
Whenever she gets time from her busy schedule, she loves spending time with her kids and her lover. Tilda states that motherhood has changed her very much.
Explaining her blissful family life, she said,
“We are a close-knit family. We laugh and enjoy each other’s company. Dancing is a passion in our household and we do it as often as we can. We do it in a way that is totally insane and absolutely not to be witnessed by anybody. But we have the best time. Rocking about with my sweetheart and my children in the kitchen.”
Very much a sought-after actress, Tilda has been able to muster a whopping net worth from her prolific career. Well, her net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
The Oscar-winning actress Tilda, who received critical acclaim for her performance in 2011 We Need to Talk About Kevin, is set to appear in The French Dispatch (2020), Pinocchio (2021), Memoria and The Souvenir Part II.