Taylor Lautner Wikipedia: Full Details

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Taylor Lautner is an American actor who was born on February 11, 1992, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His parents are Deborah and Daniel Lautner. Debora works for a software development company whereas Daniel was a Midwest Airlines pilot.

Taylor Lautner has a sibling called Makena. He grew up in  Hudsonville, Michigan and had his first karate class when he was just six years old. A year later, Taylor Lautner was in Louisville, Kentucky for the national karate tournament, where he met the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts, Michael Chaturantabut.

Taylor Lautner earned a black belt at age 8 after training with Michael Chaturantabut. He also won several junior world championships and appeared in an ISKA karate event televised on ESPN in 2003.
He is quite famous for the role he played in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–2012). He played the role of werewolf Jacob Black in the series.

The acting career of Taylor Lautner started off by getting involved in some comedy series and later having voice roles in television series. He was featured in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show (2003) and My Wife and Kids (2004), and he featured in What’s New, Scooby-Doo? (2005) and Danny Phantom (2005). with respect to the voice roles.

Other films he has featured include  Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D as well as the 2011 action film Abduction. Taylor Lautner also played a role in the  BBC sitcom Cuckoo between 2014 and 2018.

He also played the role of Dr. Cassidy Cascade, in the second season of FOX black comedy series Scream Queens. Interestingly, in the late 2000s, Taylor Lautner was seen as a teen idol and sex symbol. This was after he had used his physique to keep the role of Jacob Black in further Twilight installments.

Taylor Lautner was ranked second on Glamour’s “The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010” list in 201. He also placed fourth on People’s “Most Amazing Bodies” list and he was also named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.


In October 2009, during the filming of Valentine’s Day, Taylor Lautner got involved with co-star Taylor Swift and they started dating. However, they broke later that year.

Taylor Lautner also dated Lily Collins in November 2010 after the filming of Abduction but they broke up in September 2011.

Between 2013 and 2015, Taylor Lautner started dating Canadian actress and Tracers co-star Marie Avgeropoulos. He also dated Billie Lourd in December 2016. Later in 2018, Taylor Lautner dated Taylor “Tay” Dome, a nurse from California and they got married on November 11, 2022.


Some of the films Taylor Lautner has played roles include The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Valentine’s Day, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Field of Dreams 2: Lockout and Abduction. Others include The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Grown Ups 2, Tracers, The Ridiculous 6, Run the Tide and Hometeam.

Taylor Lautner Wealth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Taylor Lautner is worth about $40 million. He is said to have earned $1 million for the very first installment of Twilight; 4 million for the second and $7.5 million for the third.

He also made as much as $15 million after receiving a 2.5% cut of the third movie’s profits. Taylor Lautner made $12.5 million a piece for “Breaking Dawn” Part 1 and Part 2. Lolwot.com also confirms that the net worth of Taylor Lautner is $40 million



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