Taylor Goldsmith Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Born Name

Taylor Dawes Goldsmith

Nick Name

Taylor

Taylor Goldsmith Performing with the Dawes at the Appel Farm Arts and Music Festival in June 2012
Taylor Goldsmith Performing with the Dawes at the Appel Farm Arts and Music Festival in June 2012

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Taylor Goldsmith attended and eventually graduated from the Malibu High School in California.

Occupation

Singer, Guitarist

Family

  • Father – Lenny Goldsmith (Singer and former frontman of music band, The New Old)
  • Mother – Kathy Goldsmith (Former VP of sales for a Fortune 500 company)
  • Siblings – Griffin Goldsmith (Younger Brother) (Drummer and member of the music band Dawes)

Manager

His music band Dawes is represented by Q Prime Management Company.

Genre

Folk rock, indie folk, indie rock

Instruments

Vocals, guitar

Label

His music band “Dawes” is signed with the following labels –

  • North America – ATO Records, MapleMusic Recordings, Hub Records
  • Europe – Loose Music, Mercury Records

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in 175.5 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Taylor Goldsmith has dated –

  • Mandy Moore (2015-Present) – The first hint of Taylor’s relationship with actress Mandy Moore surfaced in July 2015, when she shared a picture of them playing scrabble on her Instagram feed. She would later reveal that they had met through Instagram. She had shared Dawes’ album cover on the social media app and after coming across her post, Taylor sent her a note, after which they started communicating through emails. According to her, they fell in love even before holding hands and going out on a date. She began sharing pictures of them hanging out more frequently throughout the remaining months of 2015 and much of 2016 but never explicitly confirmed their relationship. It was in 2017 that she publicly confirmed that they were a couple. In July 2017, she shared a picture of them together celebrating their 2nd anniversary. And, by September 2017, they had gotten engaged.
Taylor Goldsmith in an Instagram Selfie with his Fiancée Mandy Moore in June 2016
Taylor Goldsmith in an Instagram Selfie with his Fiancée Mandy Moore in June 2016 (Taylor Goldsmith / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Messy hairdo
  • Often has a scruffy beard
Taylor Goldsmith Performing at the Silver Legacy in Reno in February 2013
Taylor Goldsmith Performing at the Silver Legacy in Reno in February 2013 (Larry Miller / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Brand Endorsements

Taylor Goldsmith hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand.

Religion

Unknown

Best Known For

Being the lead singer and guitarist of the folk-rock band, Dawes. Dawes is best known for the popularity of their studio albums, All Your Favorite Bands and We’re All Gonna Die. Both albums managed to reach the top of the US Folk charts.

First Album

  • As a member of the band Simon Dawes, their debut album named Carnivore was released in September 2006.
  • In August 2009, his music group Dawes released their first studio album, North Hills, which went on to achieve moderate success.

First Film

In 2007, he made his theatrical film debut in a minor role in the horror movie, Belial.

First TV Show

In 2012, Taylor Goldsmith made his first TV show appearance on the Politics episode of the drama series Parenthood as a part of his band Dawes.

Personal Trainer

Unknown

Taylor Goldsmith Favorite Things

Unknown

Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes Performing at Royale in November 2010
Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes Performing at Royale in November 2010 (digboston / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Taylor Goldsmith Facts

  1. He started playing guitar at the age of 3 and began learning piano by the age of 4.
  2. His songwriting credits include working with the legendary Bob Dylan on his album, The New Basement Tapes. He never got to sit down with Dylan but took Dylan’s old lyrics and wrote music for it.
  3. His music band Dawes has been named in the honor of his grandfather, Dawes Lafayette Goldsmith, who especially loved country music.
  4. While growing up, he exasperated his father with his music choices. His father felt that he should be listening more to Bob Dylan over the folk-rock he was listening to.
  5. His music band has had the honor of touring with Bob Dylan. They have even collaborated with Elvis Costello.
  6. Taylor started playing music with his former bandmate Blake Mills while they were studying in junior high school.
  7. Before the formation of Dawes, Taylor and Mills had co-founded Simon Dawes. Simon Dawes was more focused on the post-punk sound.
  8. Visit his band’s official website @ dawestheband.com.
  9. He is not on social media.

Featured Image by ljcurletta / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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