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.

Birth Name

Taylor Daniel Lautner

Nickname

Tay, Diggins

Profession

Actor, Voice Actor, Model

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Taylor Lautner was born on February 11, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

Age

He is currently 27 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Multiracial

He is of mixed German, French, Dutch heritage and has distant Native American ancestry from his mother’s side.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Education

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.

Family Details

  • Father – Daniel Lautner (Midwest Airlines Pilot)
  • Mother – Deborah Lautner (Works for a software development company)
  • Siblings – Makena Lautner (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Single

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.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 76 kg
  • In Pounds – 168 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 45-15.5-33
  • Chest – 45 inches
  • Biceps – 15.5 inches
  • Waist – 33 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

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.

Film Debut

Taylor made his acting debut appearing as Young Kismet in a Japanese science fiction film, “Shadow Fury” in 2001.

Television Debut

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.

Brand Endorsements

Taylor has appeared in commercials for Kellogg’s, Bench clothing, Star Ambassador, etc.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2005Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film – Young Lead ActorThe Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-DNominated
2009Scream AwardsMale Breakout PerformanceTwilightWon
MTV Movie AwardsBest Breakthrough Performance – MaleNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Fresh Face – MaleHimselfWon
2010People’s Choice AwardsFavorite Breakout ActorThe Twilight Saga: New MoonWon
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Movie ActorWon
Cutest CoupleWon
Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst Screen CoupleNominated
Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film – Young Lead ActorNominated
Best KissValentine’s DayMTV Movie AwardsNominated
Teen Choice AwardsMale HottieHimselfWon
Red Carpet Fashion Icon – MaleWon
Choice SmileWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: FantasyThe Twilight Saga: EclipseWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: LiplockValentine’s DayNominated
Choice Movie: ChemistryNominated
Scream AwardsBest Fantasy ActorThe Twilight Saga: EclipseNominated
Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice AwardsFave KissNominated
Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice AwardsHottest HottieHimselfWon
2011People’s Choice AwardsFavorite Movie ActorThe Twilight Saga: EclipseNominated
Favorite On-screen TeamWon
Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst ActorThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse & Valentine’s DayNominated
Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst EnsembleThe Twilight Saga: EclipseNominated
2012Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst ActorThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 & AbductionNominated
Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst Screen CoupleThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1Nominated
Worst EnsembleNominated
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite ButtkickerWon
2013Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst Supporting ActorThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2Won
Worst Screen CoupleWon
Worst EnsembleWon
MTV Movie AwardsBest Shirtless PerformanceWon
Teen Choice AwardsActor Sci-Fi/FantasyThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2Won
Teen Choice AwardsMale HottieHimselfNominated
SmileNominated
2014Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst Supporting ActorGrown Ups 2Nominated
Worst Screen ComboNominated
2017Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: DramaRun the TideNominated
Choice Scene StealerScream QueensNominated

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.
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