Johannah Deakin is an English television series assistant who is well-known in the media for being the loving and caring mother of the former member of the famous British Irish pop boyband, ‘One Direction. Despite being the mother of one of the most popular singers globally, she enjoyed fame and regularly interacted with the fans.

Quick Info 
Full NameJohannah Deakin
Date of Birth 25 March 1973
Birth PlaceDoncaster, London
Age43 years old( when she died)
Father's NameLen Poulston.
Mother's NameJen Poulston,
Siblings N/A
OccupationTelevision series assistant
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorBrown colored hair
Eyes ColorLight brown colored eyes
Relationship StatusN/A
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Troy Austin, Mark Tomlinson
ChildrenCharlotte Tomlinson, Felicite Tomlinson, Daisy Tomlinson, and Phoebe Tomlinson.
Ernest Deakin and Doris Deakin. Johannah and Daniel
Net worth $100,000 to $1 million

Early Life and Bio

Johannah Deakin’s birth name was Johannah Poulston. She was born on 25 March 1973 in Doncaster, London to her mother whose name is Jen Poulston, and to her father whose name is Len Poulston. There is no additional information available regarding her family background, her parents’ profession, and sibling details at the moment.

Johannah Deakin
Johannah Deakin Image source Howold

Nationality and Physical Stats

Johannah Deakin held an English nationality and belonged to white ethnicity. She was a Christian and she practiced Christianity as her religion. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding her exact height, exact weight, and exact body measurements. Besides this, she had a pair of beautiful light brown colored eyes with brown colored hair.

Education: Schooling 

Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding Johannah Deakin’s educational background and educational qualifications at the moment. However, it is assumed that she has completed at least high school from some local schools in Doncaster.

Johannah Deakin
Johannah Deakin Image source The Sun

Personal Life: Relationship

Johannah Deakin was previously married to her ex-husband whose name is Troy Hunt. With him, she was blessed with a son whose name is Louis Tomlinson. Unfortunately, Troy left when Louis was only 10 days old and Louis was almost raised completely by his mother alone. This created hate between the father and the son and Louis has also clashed publicly numerous times on the media. This hate between the father and son also led Louis to take his stepfather’s family name instead of his biological father’s full name. After separating from Troy Austin in 1993, she married her second husband, Mark Tomlinson.

With him, she was blessed with four daughters whose names are Charlotte Tomlinson, Felicite Tomlinson, Daisy Tomlinson, and Phoebe Tomlinson. Since Louis had no father growing up, he shared a close connection with his stepfather and he also considered Mark Tomlinson to be his father. Unfortunately, the couple parted ways in the year 2011, and in the year 2013, Johannah was in a relationship with Daniel Deakin, a doctor by profession.

The couple got engaged in the year 2013 and then she tied the knots in the year 2014 after dating for almost a year. With him, she was blessed with two twin sons whose names are Ernest Deakin and Doris Deakin. Johannah and Daniel stayed together till she drew her last breath on 7 December 2016.


Apart from being Louis Tomlinson’s mother, Johannah Deakin worked as an assistant for the British ITV drama, ‘Fat Friends’. In addition to this, she has also appeared on numerous occasions with the boyband, ‘One Direction’ (Band members: Harry Styles, Louis Tomilson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, and Liam Payne )and she also appeared in the 2013 documentary concert movie of the boyband, ‘One Direction: This is Us’.

She was a very cheerful person and she regularly interacted with her and her son’s fans on social media sites revealing to them and the public little details of her son. She has revealed numerous sweet pictures of Louis Tomlinson during his childhood, which has led to the addition of popularity for Louis.

Johannah Deakin
Johannah Deakin Image source Twitter

Deakin’s Death

Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with Leukaemia – a form of blood cancer in which cancer begins in the bone marrow and then multiplies the number of abnormal blood cells.

Her cancer grew more and more aggressive yet she fought bravely and confidently against her sickness for a long time before losing her fight and passing away on 7 December 2016. This left the world in shock and no one expected the cheerful and supportive mother to be battling cancer. She was 43 years old when her demise and her zodiac sign were Aries. In addition to this, online sources tell that her dying wish was to reconcile and reunite her son with the disbanded boyband.


What was Johannah’s Net Worth?

Since Johannah Deakin has passed away over four years prior, her exact net worth cannot be determined. However, it is assumed that she had an estimated net worth of around $100,000 to $1 million.

Social Media Presence 

Sadly, Johannah Deakin is not active on social media platforms anymore. However, she does have over 1.1 million followers and over 453 thousand followers on her inactive Twitter account (@JohannahDarling) and her inactive Instagram account (@mrsjohannahdeakin) respectively to date but none of the mentioned accounts were verified.

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