Who is Taylor Lautner?
Taylor Lautner is a popular figure in the entertainment industry. Professionally, he is an actor and model. He is well-known among the fans of the Twilight movie series as Jacob Black, the werewolf. 28-year-old Lautner has been active in the entertainment industry since 2001, for more than 19 years.
|Full Name||Taylor Daniel Lautner|
|Birth Date||February 11, 1992|
|Birth Place||Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States|
|Height||5 feet and 10 inches|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Taylor Lautner was born on February 11, 1992, with the name Taylor Daniel Lautner in Grand Rapids, the second-largest city in Michigan, United States. His parents are Daniel Lautner and Deborah Lautner. Talking about his family background, Daniel is a former Midwest Airlines pilot, whereas Deborah is an employee of a software development company. Lautner belongs to a mixed ancestry of Austrian, Dutch, French, English, Irish, German and Swiss. Furthermore, he has one sibling, a younger sister named Makena Lautner. Taylor grew up in Hudsonville, Michigan.
Taylor is American by nationality and is Catholic by religion. Talking about his educational qualifications, he attended Valencia High School, located in Valencia, California, for primary education.
Taylor’s height is 5 feet and 10 inches. His weight is around 76 kilograms. Furthermore, Lautner has an athletic body type. His chest size is 35 inches, waist size is 29 inches, and biceps are 14 inches. Taylor wears shoes of size 11 according to US standards.
Lautner learned karate since the young age of six years old. He also attended the national karate tournament at the age of seven. Through this tournament, he met Michael Chaturantabut, the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts, and trained with him for several years after he was invited to camp. Taylor earned his black belt at the age of 8-years-old. Furthermore, he also played baseball and hip-hop dance.
Taylor is also active on social media and has his personal Instagram and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @taylorlautner, and he has more than 5.7 million followers.
Dating and Marriage
Lautner briefly dated singer Taylor Swift in 2009 from August to December and then Maika Monroe in 2013. He was then seen with actress Marie Avgeropoulos from early 2013 to 2015. Later, he dated Raina Lawson, a model and then Billie Catharine Lourd. Furthermore, Lautner is also linked to Selena Gomez. He then dated Taylor Dome, a nurse since 2018. The couple married in 2020.
Taylor Lautner career
Taylor made his feature film debut with the movie Shadow Fury in 2001. He played the role of Young Kismet in the film that stars Sam Bottoms. Four years later, he played roles in two movies titled The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D and Cheaper by the Dozen 2 as Sharkboy and Elliot Burtaught, respectively. He then appeared in the movie Twilight as Jacob Black in 2008, which became one of his most popular roles. In this movie, he appears as the son of Bella (Kristen Stewart)’s father’s friend and a potential love rival of Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson). A year later, he appeared in the second installment of the Twilight film series, where he appeared as the cheerful companion of Bella and also becomes a werewolf.
Furthermore, he played the role of Willy Harrington in the movie titled Valentine’s Day in 2010. In the same year, he appeared in the third installment of the twilight film series titled The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Lautner played three movies in 2011 titled Field of Dreams 2: Lockout, Abduction, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2 for the roles of Iowa Farmer, Nathan Harper, and Jacob Black respectively. He again appeared as Jacob Black in the fifth installment of the Twilight series titled The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2 in 2012. A year later, he played the role of Frat Boy Andy in the movie Grown Ups 2. Two years later, he played roles in two films titled Tracers and The Ridiculous 6 as Cam and Lil’ Pete, respectively. In 2016, he played the role of Reymond Hightower in the comedy Run the Tide.
Taylor Lautner’s first television series came in 2003, where he played the role of Aaron in one episode of The Bernie Mac Show. He then appeared in three programs in 2004 titled The Nick & Jessica Variety Hour, My Wife and Kids, and Summerland. In 2005, he played the voice role of Ned/Dennis in What’s New, Scooby-Doo? He also played the voice role of Terrible Obnoxious Boy in Duck Dodgers in the same year. Lautner played the voice role of Youngblood in 3 episodes of Danny Phantom from 2005 to 2007. Taylor’s first leading role in a television series came in 2008, where he played the role of Jack Spivey in My Own Worst Enemy. Furthermore, he played the role of Dale Ashbrick Jr in series Cuckoo from 2014 to 2018. Lautner also appeared as Dr. Cassidy Cascade in the second season Scream Queens in 2016 alongside Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Skyler Samuels, Glen Powell, and Billie Lourd.
Taylor’s first award is the 2009 Scream Awards for the Male Breakout Performance category for the movie Twilight. In the same year, he won the Teen Choice Awards for the Choice Fresh Face-Male category. Furthermore, he won the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Breakout Actor in 2010. He then won two categories in Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in the same year.
Lautner also won Teen Choice Awards for Male Hottie, Red Carpet Fashion Icon-Male, Choice Smile, and Choice Movie Actor: Fantasy category. In 2011, Taylor won one People’s Choice Awards. A year later, he won Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Buttkicker category. Furthermore, he won three categories of Golden Raspberry Awards, one MTV Awards, and 1 Teen Choice Award in 2013.
Taylor Lautner Net Worth
Lautner’s net worth is estimated to be around $40 million. He earns money through his acting career.