|Taylor Lautner Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8½ in|
|Date of Birth||February 11, 1992|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Taylor Lautner is an American actor, voiceover artist, and model who is best known for appearing as Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series. In addition to that, he has also been cast in other movies and shows which include Cuckoo, Scream Queens, Valentine’s Day, My Own Worst Enemy, Abduction, Danny Phantom, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Grown Ups 2, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, and Run the Tide.
Taylor Daniel Lautner
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
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 the California High School Proficiency Exam. Finally, he got GED at 16 (in 2008). Now, he takes online classes at a local community college.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Model
- Father – Daniel Lautner (Midwest Airlines Pilot)
- Mother – Deborah Lautner (Works for a software development company)
- Siblings – Makena Lautner (Younger Sister)
- Others – Loren Joseph Lautner (Paternal Grandfather), Sandra J. Pickard (Paternal Grandmother), Andrew David Bos (Maternal Grandfather), Patricia Anne Nichols (Maternal Grandmother)
He is represented by –
- Untitled Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm
74 kg or 163 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Sara Hicks (2006-2013) – He is dating Sara since Lautner was famous. They first met in school. Though, their relationship was an 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.
- Selena Gomez – Both Selena and Lautner were rumored to be dating together.
- 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 the 2011 movie Abduction.
- Ashley Benson (2012) – It was RUMORed that he had a fling with actress, model, and singer Ashley Benson in the year 2012.
- 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 the 2014 film Tracers with Taylor. The couple separated later in 2014 amicably. However, they were seen together in January 2015 outside the 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 lunch. Actress Bella Thorne and Raina’s best friend said they are just friends and not dating.
- Liliana Mumy (2015-2016) – Actress Liliana Mumy and Taylor were speculated to have been dating one another from 2015 to 2016. However, there is not much evidence to prove the rumors.
- 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.
- Olivia Holt (2017) – In 2017, it was RUMORed that Lautner had an encounter with actress and singer Olivia Holt.
- Taylor Dome (2018-Present) – Lautner started dating a nursing student (who later became a registered nurse) 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. They got engaged on November 11, 2021. The couple tied the knot on November 11, 2022, at Epoch Estate Wines in California.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of mixed German, French, Austrian, English, Irish, Swiss, Dutch heritage and has distant Native American ancestry (specifically Ottawa and Potawatomi) on his mother’s side.
- Big White Smile
- Open-necked shirts
- Sweet, down to earth personality
Taylor has appeared in commercials for Kellogg’s, Bench clothing, LG’s Star Ambassador, etc.
Best Known For
Portraying Jacob Black in the romantic fantasy film series – Twilight
2001 movie Shadow Fury, which is a science fiction film released in Japan in October 2001. He portrayed the role of “Young Kismet”.
First TV Show
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.
Jordan Yuam trains Taylor Lautner. He made abs for his role as Jacob Black in the Twilight series. Yuam has said that Taylor eats after every 2 hours to gain more calories. He workouts and convert these calories into muscles by proper exercises. See his full workout routine and diet plan.
Taylor Lautner Favorite Things
- 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)
- 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
Source – IMDb
Taylor Lautner Salaries for Twilight Series
- He received $1 million for the Twilight film.
- Taylor got $12.5 million for the film Breaking Dawn Part 1.
- Lautner got $12.5 million for working in the film Breaking Dawn Part 2.
Taylor Lautner Facts
- As of 2005, Taylor has a Maltese dog, named, Roxy.
- He is afraid of reptiles and sharks.
- At 6, he started learning karate and earned a black belt by 8.
- In 2010, he was named as the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.
- He was ranked fourth on the People’s magazine “Most Amazing Bodies” in 2010.
- Lautner trained with Michael Chaturantabut for several years to gain his black belt in martial arts.
- He has appeared in all the movies of the Twilight series.
- He played the character named Reymund Hightower in the 2016 drama film, Run the Tide, and this role got him nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the “Choice Movie Actor: Drama” category.
- He does not take drugs and alcohol.
- Taylor was replaced by J.J. Dashnaw in the role of Sharkboy in the movie We Can Be Heroes (2021) which is the sequel of The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2005).