Taylor Lautner is an American actor, voice actor and model. He is known for playing Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series based on the novels of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. Lautner began his acting career playing bit roles in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids, before having voice roles in television series like What’s New, Scooby-Doo? and Danny Phantom. In 2005, he appeared in the film Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and starred in The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D.
Taylor Daniel Lautner
Actor, Voice Actor, Model
Birthday / Date of Birth
Taylor Lautner was born on February 11, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
He is currently 27 years old.
He is of mixed German, French, Dutch heritage and has distant Native American ancestry from his mother’s side.
Lautner was active in karate from 6 and took part in various competitions held at the national level. He attended Valencia High School. Taylor was also bullied in junior school as he was an actor. He graduated from high school in 2008 by taking California High School Proficiency Exam. Finally, he got GED at 16 (in 2008). Now, he takes online classes at local community college.
- Father – Daniel Lautner (Midwest Airlines Pilot)
- Mother – Deborah Lautner (Works for a software development company)
- Siblings – Makena Lautner (Younger Sister)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Taylor Lautner has dated –
- Sara Hicks (2006-2013) – He is dating Sara since Lautner was famous. They first met in the school. Though, their relationship was ON again, OFF again kind of relationship. As a result, Lautner was seen with Taylor Swift and Lily Collins. In May 2012, they were again seen together. But, finally separated in 2013.
- Taylor Swift (August 2009-December 2009) – They first met on the sets of Valentine’s Day (2010 movie) and soon began dating. Swift also wrote 2 songs about him – Back to December” and “Begin Again”.
- Lily Collins (November 2010-September 2011) – They first met on the sets of 2011 movie Abduction. Aceshowbiz confirmed it.
- Maika Monroe (2013) – In 2013, actors Maika Monroe and Taylor believed to be briefly dating each other when they were spotted together at the LA Dodgers baseball game.
- Marie Avgeropoulos (2013-2015) – Canadian actress-model Marie Avgeropoulos started dating Lautner in June 2013. Marie, who is 6 years older than Taylor also starred in 2014 film Tracers with Taylor. The couple separated later in 2014 amicably. However, they were seen together in January 2015 outside Zinqué restaurant in Venice.
- Raina Lawson (2015) – Model Raina Lawson was RUMORed to be dating Taylor in 2014 (just a couple of days after splitting from Marie Avgeropoulos) when they were spotted together going for a lunch. Actress Bella Thorne and Raina’s best friend said they are just friends and not dating.
- Billie Lourd (2016-2017) – In 2016, Taylor started dating actress Billie Catherine Lourd. After being in a relationship for 8 months, they called it quits in July 2017.
- Taylor Dome (2018-Present) – Lautner started dating nursing student Taylor Dome in 2018. They made their relationship Instagram official in October 2018 in a Halloween post. Dome is already friends with Lautner’s younger sister Makena.
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 76 kg
- In Pounds – 168 lbs
- Measurements – 45-15.5-33
- Chest – 45 inches
- Biceps – 15.5 inches
- Waist – 33 inches
He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.
He is immensely popular for his portrayal of Jacob Black in the “Twilight” film series from 2008 to 2012. He has won many awards for his role in the franchise including multiple People’s Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
Taylor made his acting debut appearing as Young Kismet in a Japanese science fiction film, “Shadow Fury” in 2001.
American sitcom The Bernie Mac Show which telecasted on the television (Fox channel) from 2001 to 2006. But, Lautner appeared in 2003 in this show.
Taylor has appeared in commercials for Kellogg’s, Bench clothing, Star Ambassador, etc.
Awards & Nominations
|2005||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Lead Actor||The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D||Nominated|
|2009||Scream Awards||Male Breakout Performance||Twilight||Won|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Breakthrough Performance – Male||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Fresh Face – Male||Himself||Won|
|2010||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Breakout Actor||The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Won|
|Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actor||Won|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Screen Couple||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Lead Actor||Nominated|
|Best Kiss||Valentine’s Day||MTV Movie Awards||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Male Hottie||Himself||Won|
|Red Carpet Fashion Icon – Male||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Fantasy||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Liplock||Valentine’s Day||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Chemistry||Nominated|
|Scream Awards||Best Fantasy Actor||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Nominated|
|Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice Awards||Fave Kiss||Nominated|
|Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice Awards||Hottest Hottie||Himself||Won|
|2011||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actor||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Nominated|
|Favorite On-screen Team||Won|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Actor||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse & Valentine’s Day||Nominated|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Ensemble||The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Nominated|
|2012||Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Actor||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 & Abduction||Nominated|
|Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Screen Couple||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1||Nominated|
|Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards||Favorite Buttkicker||Won|
|2013||Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Supporting Actor||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Won|
|Worst Screen Couple||Won|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Shirtless Performance||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Actor Sci-Fi/Fantasy||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Male Hottie||Himself||Nominated|
|2014||Golden Raspberry Awards||Worst Supporting Actor||Grown Ups 2||Nominated|
|Worst Screen Combo||Nominated|
|2017||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actor: Drama||Run the Tide||Nominated|
|Choice Scene Stealer||Scream Queens||Nominated|
Taylor Lautner Favorites
- Favorite Actors – Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon
- Favorite Places – Michigan, Sydney
- Favorite Colors – Blue, Black
- Favorite Sport – Football
- Favorite Accessories – Ball Caps, Vans Shoes
- Favorite Food – Chinese, Mexican, Steak
- Favorite TV Programs – UFC, The Apprentice (2004-), American Idol (2002-)
- Favorite Bands – Nickelback, Black Eyed Peas, Rocket Summer
- Favorite Movies – Braveheart (1995), Iron Man (2008), The Bourne Series (2002, 2004, 2007, 2012), Gladiator (2000)
Taylor Lautner Net worth
Taylor Lautner’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million dollars as of 2019. He currently lives with his parents and younger sister in Valencia, located in California. He owns a BMW 5 Series, a Porsche 911, BMW Z4, a stunning Audi R8 and a Mercedes SLS AMG.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Taylor Lautner
- Taylor took karate classes at the age of six. It wasn’t long before he was invited to train with seven-time world karate champion Michael Chaturantabut and by age eight, Taylor became the Junior World Forms and Weapons champion, winning three gold medals.
- At age 11, Taylor was ranked No. 1 in the world in several categories, winning three Junior World Championships along the way.
- Taylor still practices and trains in martial arts during his free time. He has also stated that he is drug and alcohol-free.
- In 2009, Taylor was named one of People Magazine’s “100 Most Beautiful People”.
- In 2010, People magazine ranked him at #4 on their list of “50 Most Amazing Bodies” while he was named #2 on Glamour’s “50 Sexiest Men” list that same year.
- In 2010, he was named as the highest paid teenage actor in Hollywood.
- Men’s Health ranked him at third on their list of “Top 10 Summer Bodies” in 2010.
- Taylor won the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite On-screen Team with Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart for “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” in 2011.
- He was named one of People Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People of 2011.
- In February 2014, it was confirmed that Lautner would be joining the BBC Three comedy series Cuckoo, replacing Andy Samberg.