Taylor Lautner Height, Weight, Biography, and Personal Life
Taylor Daniel Lautner is a famous American actor and model. The star is best known for portraying shape-shifter Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series. Taylor started his acting career playing small roles in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show in 2003 and the following year, My Wife and Kids.
After that, he provided voice work in television series like What’s New, Scooby-Doo? and Danny Phantom. Taylor appeared in the movie Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D. He also was cast in the 2011 action movie Abduction.
From 2014 to 2018, Taylor starred in the BBC sitcom Cuckoo and played the role of the son of the titular character. In 2016, Taylor appeared in a leading role, Dr. Cassidy Cascade, in the second season series Scream Queens of FOX black comedy.
In 2010, he was ranked second on “The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010” list, on Glamour, and fourth as “Most Amazing Bodies” on People’s. The same year, Taylor was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.
Quick Facts and Body Statistics:
Full name: Taylor Daniel Lautner
Date of birth: February 11, 1992
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Age: 30 years (As of 2022)
Occupation: Actor, Model
Height: 5′ 9″ (174 cm)
Weight: 76 kg (168 lbs)
Net Worth: $40 million
Facts about Taylor Lautner
- On February 11, 1992, Taylor was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Deborah and Daniel Lautner. His mother works at a software development firm, while his father used to be a pilot for Midwest Airlines. He has a younger sister Makena.
- Taylor was raised as a Roman Catholic. He has Dutch, French, and German ancestry and has “remote” Native American lineage through his mother. Hudsonville, Michigan, is a tiny community near Grand Rapids, where he grew up. He has mentioned that being an actor caused him to be bullied in school.
- At the age of six, Taylor enrolled in his first karate lesson. He met Michael Chaturantabut, the owner of Xtreme Martial Arts, at a national karate event in Louisville, Kentucky, a year later. Taylor was invited to a camp hosted by Chaturantabut at the University of California in Los Angeles.
- Taylor spent several years training with Chaturantabut, achieving his black belt at eight and competing in many junior world championships.
- In 2003, he competed in an ISKA karate event telecast on ESPN and was later mocked on Cheap Seats’ sports comedy show, which premiered in 2006. Until his sophomore year, he attended Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, California.
- Taylor appeared in modest television appearances, minor film roles, and advertising and commercials in his initial months in Los Angeles. Lautner made his first appearance in the made-for-television picture Shadow Fury in 2001.
- Taylor began a romantic connection with co-star Taylor Swift while filming Valentine’s Day in October 2009; they broke up later that year. He began dating Lily Collins in November 2010 after shooting Abduction with her. They broke up in September of 2011.
- Besides, Taylor and Marie Avgeropoulos were in a relationship; she is a Canadian actress and Tracers co-star from 2013 to 2015.
- In December 2016, he began dating Scream Queens co-star Billie Lourd; however, the two broke up in July 2017. Taylor Dome, a nurse from California, has been his public girlfriend since 2018. Taylor and Dome confirmed their engagement on Instagram on November 13, 2021.
- He has a large audience on his social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. As of 2022, he has 7.5 m followers on IG and around 71k on Twitter.