We’ve known for a long time that Trent Johnston from “The 7 Little Johnstons” was always close to his dad. He remembered his father on several occasions such as his father’s birthday or father’s day. He introduced his father in 2020 who we know as Poppy Johnston.
So who is Poppy? What is his real name? How old is he? Is he on Instagram? We address it all below in this Poppy Johnston Bio.
Meet Poppy Johnston, Trent Johnston Dad
Poppy Johnston, the father of Trent Johnston, has appeared twice on his Instagram. He introduced his father to his fans for the first time on 20 June 2020. He wrote, “Dad—-> Poppy.” Based on the posts, the father and son duo shares a deep bond. Trent had mentioned before that he was born to achondroplasic dwarf parents and was born into a family with a dwarfism history.
So you know, he didn’t have a hard time adjusting inside the family. He inherited his nature, his support for adoption.
Trent again posted pictures of his father on his 88th birthday. He wrote, “This legend is 88 today!! #ourpoppy @trentjohnston7lj.” Fans of the shows also wished Poppy his birthday. One fan from the UK commented, “Well he’s the youngest looking 88 I’ve ever seen. Good for him. May you get many more years together. I lost mine when I was 32 along with my mum at 34. So treasure them, Trent. Love from me in the U.K. 😘❤”
Another commented, “If your dad is 88 I’m 37 and I turned 57 today. He looks incredible. Keep up the great work Poppy!”
Trent has also wished Poppy his birthday on his Twitter back in 2018.
Poppy Johnston On The 7 Little Johnstons
In the late Nov 2021 preview of “The 7 Little Johnstons,” Trent shared while talking to the camera, “We don’t know how many more Father’s Days we are going to have [my dad], and it’s too much of a fight.” Trent, being the youngest of four kids born to Poppy Johnston, wishes to bring all the family together for his father’s birthday.
Trent was having his father over for Poppy’s birthday, but they couldn’t make it. He called his sister Heidi and learned that they weren’t coming over.
He added, “It’s too hard for him when we go to get him and try to get him out of his wheelchair and into the car. [then] load the wheelchair. … We only live an hour from them, but over the years my dad has found it increasingly difficult to travel and move.”
Trent also shared that Poppy’s health started degrading in recent years. Poppy’s wife is dressing him up and preparing him. He also shared about his father, “If only Nana came, then we have to make other arrangements for someone to be at the house and stay with my dad. Nana and Poppy bond, this is how it works.”
Poppy Johnston Age
On 1 September 2021, Poppy Johnston turned 88 years old.
What Is Poppy Johnston’s Real Name?
It is highly likely, the real name of Poppy Johnston is Walter Lawrence Johnston. A few sites online shared that Walter Lawrence Johnston (who is in his 80s) is related to Trent Johnston.
Is Poppy Johnston Still Married To Trent’s Mom?
Poppy Johnston is still married to Trent’s mom Mary Alice Maddox Johnston. Almost a decade younger than poppy, Mary is in her 70s. She is also on Facebook and you can find her here (@Mary Alice Maddox Johnston). According to her Facebook, Mary graduated high school in 1964 from George Washington High.
Formerly, Mary worked as a Paraprofessional at Henry County Schools in McDonough, Georgia.
Together Poppy and his wife Mary had four children. Two of whom that we know are Joseph Trent Johnston and Heidi Johnston Irving, his sister.
Trent married Amber who he met at a little people’s convention. Five months after their wedding, Amber became pregnant with their first child. The son Jonah, their first baby was born. Two years later, Amber got pregnant again and gave birth to their daughter Elizabeth. Then, Trent and his wife paused on having a biological child.
They started adopting, and now they are parents to three adoptive kids; Ana from Siberia, Emma from China, and Alex from South Korea.
Talking about his sister, Heidi Johnston is married to her husband Jason Irving. They live in Warner Robins, Georgia.
Heidi attended Stockbridge High School and completed her college education at Georgia College & State University. She formerly worked for The Law Office of Monica Wilburn, LLC as a Legal Nurse Consultant. She was also a former director at Serenity Adult Day Health.
Heidi has been pursuing her career as a realtor at Keller Williams Realty Middle Georgia – Warner Robins and also carried on with her career as a nurse at CVS Minute Clinic.
Where Is Poppy Johnston From?
Poppy Johnston hailed from Georgia. But, even inside Georgia, they lived in different places such as McDonough, Ellenwood, Locust Grove, and Barnesville.
What Does Poppy Johnston Do For A Living?
Now, his occupation or what he does for a living is not known at this moment. The fact that he had difficulty in movement suggests that he is retired and is not working but his previous jobs remain obscure.
How Tall Is Poppy Johnston?
Poppy Johnston appeared as tall as his son Trent who is 4 feet 3 inches.