Who is Roseanne Barr dating?
Johnny Argent is the boyfriend of actress and comedian Roseanne Barr. Johnny Argent’s partner has been married three times in her life and has five children from her previous marriages and relationships. Though the Roseanne alum and her boyfriend have yet to say “I do,” they’ve been going strong for the last 18 years and counting which is longer than the actress’s first marriage to Bill Pentlan which lasted for 16 years. It seems the actress has finally found his soulmate. Though Barr is 71 years old as of 2023, not much is known about the age of her boyfriend Johnny Argent.
How did Roseanne Barr and her partner Johnny Argent meet?
For the most part, Roseanne and her partner Johnny have kept a tight lip on their romance. Roseanne and Johnny’s romance goes back nearly two decades ago when they first crossed paths in the early 2000s. At that time the actress has been divorced from his ex-husband Ben Thomas. The Emmy-winning comedian told the Guardian they met in 2002 and “talked for a year on the phone” before they began living together. “I fell in love with his voice,” she gushed to the outlet during an interview in 2008.
Johnny Argent and Barr got acquainted through a writing contest she hosted on her blog back in 2002. It took some time for the lovers to meet in person because Argent disliked socializing and preferred to spend his time alone, immersed in reading his books. The charming man won over the actress with his voice. Barr recalled:
“He would never send a picture so I thought, ‘He’s Quasimodo, but I don’t care.'”
Johnny Argent finally agreed to Barr’s request to meet her. The comedian told him that she didn’t care about how he looked or that he had a disability. The lovers now live on a 46-acre (19-hectare) macadamia nut farm located on the Big Island of Hawaii. The actress purchased the property in 2007 for $1.78 million. They’ve embraced the quiet life on her 46-acre property.
The actress once in while shares a photos and videos of her lover. In April 2021, Roseanne blessed her fans with a clip of her partner in the living room of their Big Island abode. The clip featured Johnny playing piano and singing along. She later uploaded a second video of her beau the next day as they chatted on the couch.
Who was Johnny Argent married to?
According to Amomama, Johnny Argent has never been married. Roseanne Barr on the other hand has been married three times. Her first marriage was to Bill Pentland. Her first marriage produced three children- Jennifer Pentland, Jessica Pentland, and Jake Pentland. The actress had her first child Brandi Brown when she was 17 and gave her up for adoption but the mother and daughter later reunited. Four days after her divorce from Bill Pentland, the actress got married to Tom Arnold. Barr’s third marriage was to her bodyguard Ben Thomas which also ended in 2002. The couple had a son Buck Thomas through IVF.
Roseanne Barr’s Boyfriend is a Composer
Roseanne Barr’s Boyfriend and her boyfriend are both in the entertainment industry. However, unlike his partner, Johnny Argent is rarely seen on television or in public despite being famous for his contribution to the entertainment industry. He is a brilliant composer and music arranger, producer, and writer. According to his IMDB profile, He is known for Downwardly Mobile (2012), Comedy Central Roasts (2003), and Roseanne Barr: Blonde and Bitchin’ (2006).
The longtime couple appears to be making the most of every opportunity to have fun. They were seen dancing close together and sipping glasses of red wine at a music festival in Los Angeles. The two love birds seem to be ready to go throw thick and thin with each other. Barr was devastated when her TV show “Roseanne” was canceled due to comments she made on Twitter. Johnny Argent became concerned for his partner’s well-being after learning the news and did everything he could to be a supportive partner. According to a source, Barr considers herself incredibly lucky to have her boyfriend’s love and support.