Samantha Barks & Matt Johnson

Samantha Barks and Matt Johnson
Samantha Barks and Matt Johnson  

Samantha Barks and Matt Johnson dated from January, 2012 to April, 2013.


Samantha Barks is a 31 year old British Actress. Born Samantha Jane Barks on 2nd October, 1990 in Laxey, Isle of Man, UK, she is famous for Eponine in the 2012 film Les Miserables. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Matt Johnson is a 39 year old Welsh TV Personality. Born on 18th November, 1982 in Caerphilly, Glamorganshire, Wales, he is famous for ITV's "This Morning. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.


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DatingJan 2012 - Apr 2013 1 year, 3 months
Total Jan 2012 - Apr 2013 1 year, 3 months

"THIS Morning presenter Matt Johnson has told of his love for Les Miserables star Samantha Barks – and admitted he CRIED when he first saw her on the big screen.
Rising British star Samantha had been linked to her co-star Russell Crowe but The Sun revealed last month how she was actually secretly dating daytime favourite Matt.
The beaming telly star says the couple — who were spotted getting cosy at the Elle Style Awards — are besotted with each other.
He says: “I can confirm that I am extraordinarily happy at the moment.
“It was crazy when photos of Samantha and me made it into the papers — I started getting lots of tweets.
“I am very happy but when the focus is on me, I do feel a bit confused and weird about it.
“I am not that comfortable about going into lots of detail because it’s not just me that is involved. I feel a bit weird and I get all stuttery.
“But the Elle Style Awards was a good party and it’s so classy.
“For a boy from the Valleys it was an entirely different world to the one I’ve grown up in!”
Welshman Matt has been dating Samantha — who first rose to fame five years ago on BBC1 talent show I’d Do Anything — for several months but he says the gorgeous actress shouldn’t expect any big romantic gestures.
He says: “I am not a massive romantic. I am more the kind of guy to have the kettle on as you walk through the door — little things like driving someone to the train station, not big gestures.
“I believe in love at first sight but it’s maybe more of a chemical reaction.
“There has to be that spark but I have to get to know a person before I fall in love.”
Matt says he was thrilled at Samantha’s Hollywood success and got all emotional watching her in the Oscar-winning movie.
He says: “I have seen Les Mis and I thought Samantha was great in It.
“I cried a lot when I saw her perform. But I’m a bit of a softie. The scene at the barricades is very moving.
“That is someone in love right there, taking the bullet and it had everything for me. It is the first time I have seen Sam perform.”

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April, 2013 - Breakup

January, 2012 - Hookup

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