You must have heard the name of Taylor Lautner who is an American actor, model and voice actor. He is well known for playing the role of Jacob Black in the movie, ‘The Twilight Saga’ film series which was based on a novel written by the writer Stephenie Meyer.
He started acting career in the year 2003 when he used to do comedy series like The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife, and Kids. He has also given his voice for Danny Phantom and What’s New, Scooby-Doo. In the late 2000s, he became a teen idol and sex symbol as people loved his physique. If you are interested in knowing more about Taylor Lautner, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 11th February in the year 1992 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the son of Deborah and Daniel Lautner. His mother used to work for the software development company, and his father was a Midwest Airlines Pilot. He also has a younger sister named Makena. He was raised as a Roman Catholic. He spends his childhood in Hudson Ville, Michigan.
He started taking Karate classes when he was just six years old. Lautner trained with Michael Chaturanbatut who was the founder of Xtreme Martial arts. This lets him win the black belt at the age of eight only, and he won several junior championships. He also appeared on ISKA Karate event on ESPN in the year 2000. He was involved in Karate, Baseball, and Hip-hop dance. He had also won the award for the best smile when he was in school. He used to go to Valencia High School.
Lautner has got a workout plan which he follows daily and was also covered by Men’s Health. He follows a specific diet when he developed body for Twilight series. He still practices and trains in Martial art regularly. He has told the public that he avoid both drugs and alcohol. Now, he stays along with his younger sister and parents in his house at Valencia in California.
He doesn’t want to leave his old home because he still loves to help out with lawn, garbage and many other things at home. He has got a BMW 5 series car. He became while doing the Twilight films and then he had to give California High School Proficiency Examination to graduate from High School in the year 2008. He got himself enrolled in the local community college after complete his graduation from the high school.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career started when he moved to Los Angeles and began appearing in small TV roles, commercials and advertisements. In the year 2001, he got first chance to appear in a TV film named Shadow Fury. He also got a voice job in a commercial for Rugrats Go Wild. After this, he appeared in various shows with side roles. In the year 2006, he was nominated for Young Artists Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Taylor Lautner is around $50 million which he has accumulated through his acting career. He has been a dedicated and hardworking person since childhood as he used to learn martial arts and has got a black belt in it. He was a rich child and got to be a rich adult by working passionately for an acting career.
Not only he is considered one of the best actors, but he can woo girls with his awesome physique. He also became a teen idol when he completed his Twilight series. He decided to stay in series and gained 14kg weight with regular workout. He was also named on number one Access Hollywood’s, Top 5 Hollywood Abs list.