Taylor Lautner Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards.
Taylor Lautner Net Worth 2020 – Taylor Lautner is an American actor, model and martial artist, best-known for playing the role of ‘Jacob Black’ in ‘The Twilight Saga’ film series.
A teenage heartthrob, Lautner is ranked amongst the ’50 sexiest men’ in Hollywood and is currently the highest-paid teenage actor in America. A martial arts buff, Lautner is extremely passionate about football, baseball, jazz and hip-hop dance, alongside acting.
Taylor Lautner Net Worth
Taylor Lautner is an American actor, voice actor, model and martial artist who has a net worth of $40 million dollars.
Taylor Lautner was born to Deborah and Daniel Lautner in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He and his younger sister, Makena, are raised as Roman Catholics and are a mix of German, French, Dutch and Native American lineage.
He took his first karate class at the age of six and trained under Michael Chaturantabut, the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts. By the age of eight, he became a black belt holder, won several junior martial arts championships and also appeared on the ISKA Karate Event on television in 2003.
He attended public school in Valencia and indulged in a lot of extra-curricular activities like football, baseball and hip-hop dance. It was during this time he moved to Santa Clarita, California and began acting.
Lautner is best known for playing Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series based on the novels of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. Lautner was known early on, as a child in Michigan, for his martial arts skills where he was ranked No. 1 in his category by the American Sports Karate Association.
Lautner’s acting career began with bit parts in comedy series such as The Bernie Mac Show (2003) and My Wife and Kids (2004), before having voice roles in television series such as What’s New, Scooby-Doo? (2005) and Danny Phantom (2005). In 2005, he appeared in the film Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and starred in The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D.
He also starred in the 2011 action film Abduction. Lautner became a teen idol and sex symbol after extensively changing his physique to keep the role of Jacob Black in further Twilight installments.
In 2010, he was ranked second on Glamour’s 50 Sexiest Men of 2010 list, and fourth on People’s Most Amazing Bodies list. That same year, Lautner was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.
In the media, he has been called the new young adult star that can “both woo the girls with his intensity and impress the boys with his rugged agility.”
Lautner has an intricate workout plan, which was covered by Men’s Health, and maintains a specific diet since developing his body for The Twilight Saga. In addition, he still practices and trains in martial arts regularly. He has also stated that he is drug and alcohol free.
- He won the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ for ‘Best Breakthrough Performance-Male’ for ‘Twilight’ in 2009.
- He was ranked ‘The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010’ by Glamour Magazine in 2010.
- He was ranked fourth on People’s magazine list of ‘Most Amazing Bodies’.
- He won the ‘People’s Choice Awards’ for ‘Favorite On-screen Team’ with Robert Pattinson and Kristen Steward for ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ in 2011.
- He was awarded the MTV Movie Award for ‘Best Shirtless Performance’ for ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2’ in 2013.