Taylor Lautner Biography
Taylor Lautner is an American actor and model who is best known for playing shape-shifter Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series.
Taylor Lautner Early Life
He was brought up in Hudsonville, Michigan which is a town near Grand Rapids. At the age of six, he took his first karate class, and a year later, he joined the national karate tournament which is in Louisville, Kentucky. While he was in Louisville, Kentucky he met Michael Chaturantabut who invited him to the camp he held at the University of California, Los Angeles. He trained with Chaturant for a number of years and earned his black belt by the age of eight.
In addition, he also won a number of junior world championships. In 2003, he made an appearance on ESPN as an ISKA karate event televised which was later lampooned on the sports-comedy show Cheap Seats that first aired in 2006.
While he was in junior high school, he was involved in karate, baseball, and hip-hop dance and he was able to emerge as the winner of “Best Smile” and played in the school’s Turkey Bowl American Football game. In addition, he attended Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, California which is a public school till he was in sophomore.
In addition, he once portrayed the Blue Ranger in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue, suggesting to Lautner that he take up acting. For a number of years, he flew for auditions from Michigan to Los Angeles. he was able to balance acting, karate, and being on the football and baseball teams at his school. Later on, his family decided to relocate to California for a month, to try it out, before they relocated in 2002 to Santa Clarita, California.
Taylor Lautner Twilight | The Twilight Saga
Twilight is an American romantic fantasy film that is based on Stephenie Meyer’s 2005 novel which is entitled Twilight. In the series, he played Jacob Black who were an old childhood friend of Bella and a member of the Quileute tribe. Initially, Chris Weitz who was a director of the series wanted to recast the role of Jacob Black for Twilight’s sequel. Lautner appeared in the first season, second, and third seasons of Twilight.
A number of his fellow co-stars in Twilight were; Robert Pattinson, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Anna Kendrick, Michael Sheen, Bronson Pelletier, Booboo Stewart, Hailey Stolinski, Jackson Rathbone, Riley Smith, Dakota Fanning, and Taylor Lautner.
Taylor Lautner Age
Lautner is 31 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 11, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 11th of February every year.
Taylor Lautner Height and Weight
Lautner stands at a height of 5 feet 8 ½ inches (174 cm) tall. Information about his weight will be updated when available.
Taylor Lautner Family
Lautner’s father is known as Daniel Lautner who was a Midwest Airlines pilot while his mother is known as Deborah who works for a software development company. He has a younger sister who is known as Makena. Together with his sister, they were brought up as Roman Catholics.
Taylor Lautner Wife and Children | Taylor Lautner Taylor Dome | Taylor Lautner Engagement
Lautner has been in a relationship with Taylor Dome who is a nurse since 2018 and on November 11, 2021, he proposed to her and she said yes. He took his engagement photo on his Instagram page stating that all of his wishes came true.
Taylor Lautner Movies and Television shows
- Shadow Fury
- The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D
- Grown Ups 2
- Run the Tide
- The Twilight Saga
- My Wife and Kids
- He’s a Bully, Charlie Brown
- Scream Queens
- The Ridiculous 6
Taylor Lautner Social Media Platform
Lautner is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page and he has 3k followers on Twitter 7M followers on Instagram and 26M followers on Facebook.