Taylor Lautner is known as the name of Jacob Black, which is the character of the most popular and blockbuster series Twilight. He is the famous American actor, model, and also known as the voice actor who was usually known for the sex symbol for everyone.  He got the second position in the top 50 sexiest men of 2010, and in Hollywood, he became the highest-paid teenager actor in the film industry.

Quick Info
Full NameTaylor Daniel Launter
Date of BirthFebruary 11, 1992
Birth PlaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
ParentsDaniel Launter (Father)
Deborah Launter (Mother)
ProfessionActor, Voice Actor, Model
Age28 years
Height5 ft 9 in
Net WorthUS $40 million


Taylor Lautner was born in a well-mannered family on February 11, 1992. Deborah and Daniel Lautner are his parents, and he also had a beautiful younger sister whose name is Makena. Taylor Lautner is a guy who is very talented since his childhood, and he used to play the karate. He joined the karate class, and after some time, he played in the national tournament. As he is good at karate, Michael Chataurantanut, who is the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts, invited Taylor to have some training from him.

Taylor Lautner

At the age of eight, the Lautner earn his black belt. He played so many matches where he became the winner. Chauturantabut is the one who influences him to take a step in acting, and after that, he gave the audition, and his talents are attracted by the people. He used to manage his school life, karate training, and other things which he used to do in his last days. Taylor Lautner maintained his daily life even if he had a busy schedule. But later, he focuses on the filming and works hard for it.



Taylor Lautner began his career after moving to Los Angeles by playing different roles in films, commercial ads, short movie roles, and also got the voice-over jobs too. After that, he got some opportunities in the film industry and made his first breakout role in the film, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. In spite of having negative reviews, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award of 2006. In the future, he also got a chance to play the role of an actor, but he unluckily, it’s not good.

In 2008 Taylor Lautner took an audition for the Twilight series where Kristen Stewart is playing the lead role. Taylor was playing the role of a friend of Bella, where Bella is the character of Kristen Stewart. He is just unknown about the series, but he took the audition with Kristen Stewart. Jacob is the character in which Lautner is playing a role in the series, and in opposition, Robert Pattinson is playing the lead role in the Twilight series. In the first part, there is a short role of him, but the director Christ Weitz was thinking to recast him in the twilight series, which are The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Twilight Saga: and more to come.

Taylor Lautner

His role in this series is to falling in love with his friend Bella and being jealous of seeing her with another guy who was a vampire. Bella is the one who doesn’t know about the fact about Jacob, but slowly she recognized that Jacob was a werewolf. Taylor Lautner has to put his full efforts into gaining 30 pounds of muscles for the movie, so he used to work out for the movie. After gaining the muscle, he looks different in that look. Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart were also amazed by his physical looks. Everyone was attracted by his looks in the movie, and he gained popularity in the movie sector.

His good acting skills and dedication can be seen in this series. The film has got huge success in the film industry by earning $69 million in the first week. But with success, they got some criticism too. They have got the biggest opening success in the box office. There was some rumored about the dating Taylor Swift, who is the American singer. Taylor Lautner also became part of the movie Valentine’s Day.  He also makes the show’s history by hosting Saturday Night Live, where he became the first youngest celebrity host for the show.

The twilight series is getting success in the film industry by the looks and the concept of the movie. The movie is about the love triangle between the Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, and Robert Pattinson, where Lautner plays as a werewolf, Kristen Stewart as a normal girl, and Robert Pattinson as a vampire. Their looks and their feelings were attracted and loved by people around the world and became the blockbuster movie.

He further plays different roles in movies, but with success, he also got negative reviews. As he had earned so much popularity, people seem to define him by a sex symbol, and known as the new young adult star who was compared with Megan Fox.

Taylor Lautner


Taylor Lautner looks to make both girl and boy to be attracted towards him. Popularity makes him have some gossips about that he is gay, and the problem of paparazzi also makes him separate from his family. His play a role in the twilight series success is also because of Lautner’s hard work, and many people appreciated his hard work and his dedication to the film. So his hard work makes him get a huge success in his life, and he is also playing and getting more offers from many movies.



The estimated net worth of Taylor Lautner is $40 million, but after the huge success, he demands a high price.