Who is Taron Egerton?
Taron Egerton who is best known for his role in TV shows and films like “Testament of Youth”, “Legend”, “Rocketman” and “Eddie the Eagle” is a British actor/singer who has been active in the industry since 2011. His other notable films and TV roles include roles in “Kingsman: The Secret Service” and “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”. He has won a Golden Globe Award and has been nominated for several prestigious awards including a Grammy and a SAG Award.
|Full Name||Taron David Egerton
|Date of Birth||10 November 1989|
|Birth Place||Birkenhead, Merseyside, England|
|Parent(s)||Christine Pound and David Egerton|
|Net worth||US $10 million|
Taron Egerton’s birth name is Taron David Egerton. He was born to parents Christine Pound and David Egerton on the day of November 10 of 1989 in Birkenhead which is located in Merseyside, England. His father worked as a musician and his mother worked as a social worker. He grew up with two younger siblings, namely, Rosie and Mari. After his parents divorced, he lived with his mother. He was very young and lived in Welsh.
Taron moved to Aberystwyth later on. Taron loved drawing and animation as a child. He found his love for acting at the age of 15. He completed his schooling from Ysgol Penglais School. After this, he went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he studied acting. He got a BA in acting degree in 2012.
Taron Egerton made his film debut in 2012 with the short film titled “Pop” in which he played the role of Andy. The short film was directed by Edward Hicks. In 2013, he appeared in the short film titled “Hereafter” in which he played the role of Tamburlaine. The film was directed by Johnny Kenton. 2014 saw him appear in the film directed by James Kent titled “Testament of Youth” in which he portrayed the role of Edward Brittain.
In 2015, he appeared in the film titled “Kingsman: The Secret Service ” In the role of Gary “Eggsy” Unwin. The same year, he appeared in the film titled “Legend” in the role of Edward Smith . 2016 saw him act in the film titled “Eddie the Eagle” in the titular role of Eddie Edwards. The same year, he voiced the character of Johnny in the film titled “ Sing” which was directed by Garth Jennings. 2017 saw him appear in the short film titled “Love at First Sight” in which he portrayed the role of Matthew Nealon. The same year, he reprised his role as Gary Unwin in the film titled “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” alongside Mark Strong.
In 2018, he acted in the film titled “Billionaire Boys Club” in which he played the role of Dean Karny. The same year, he appeared in the film titled “Robin Hood” in the titular role. The film was directed by Otto Bathurst. 2019 saw him act in the film titled “Elton John” as Dexter Fletcher . He is to reprise his voice role of Johnny in the sequel of “Sing” titled “Sing 2” in 2021. The film is currently under production. He is to appear in the film titled “Tetris” in the role of Henk Rogers. The movie is under the process of filming and the release date is currently unknown.
He made his TV debut in 2013 with the TV series titled “Lewis” in which he portrayed the role of Liam Jay for a total of 2 episodes. In 2014, he appeared in the TV series called “The Smoke” in the role of Dennis for a total of 8 episodes. In 2018, he acted in the TV series called “Watership Down” in which he voiced the character of El-Ahrairah for 4 episodes. From 2019 to 2020, he did voice acting in the TV series titled “Moominvalley”. In it, he voiced the character of Moomintroll for 26 episodes. In 2019, he appeared in “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” in the voice role of Rian for 10 episodes.
Taron Egerton doesn’t like dating apps. He prefers the old style of dating rather than using dating apps. He went on a date with a girl after asking her out in the London Underground once. He is a supporter of progressive beliefs. He acknowledges his white privileges and wants a reform for equal opportunities for people of all colors. He is also a supporter of the LGBT community. Taron isn’t married yet and doesn’t have any children. Currently, he is single and isn’t dating anyone.
Height, Weight and Age
Taron Egerton stands 1.75 meters tall and weighs approximately 78 kg. As of January of 2021, he is 31 years old.
Taron Egerton is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. He has 2.4 million followers on Instagram and 447k followers on Twitter as of January of 2021.
Taron Egerton’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 10 million as of January of 2021. He makes most of his fortune from acting in various films and TV shows and also from being a singer.