Taylor Lautner Weight, Height, Age, Career, Award and Net Worth 2019
Taylor Lautner Net Worth – 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
Taylor has the height of 5 feet 10 inches. His body weight 76kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
After Taylor Lautner moved to Los Angeles, he appeared in a number of small television roles and commercials. He then appeared in ‘Shadow Fury’, a television-film, in 2001. Following the brief success of ‘Shadow Fury’, he was offered a voice-over job for ‘Rugrats Go Wild’ and he appeared on ‘The Bernie Mac Show’, ‘My Wife and Kids’ and ‘Summerland’.
He soon went back to signing voice-over roles for movies like ‘Danny Phantom’, ‘Duck Dodgers’ and ‘What’s New, Scooby Doo?’ At the same time, he broke into modeling and was soon picked by Adam Shankman for the film, ‘Cheaper by the Dozen 2’ as Elliot Murtaugh.
His first breakthrough performance was in the film, ‘The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D’ in 2005. Although the movie received negative reviews from critics, it became an international success and put Lautner in the spotlight.
In 2008, Taylor Lautner was cast as Jack Spivey for the short-lived NBC drama, ‘My Own Worst Enemy’ and he also appeared in ‘Love Inc.’ and ‘He’s a Bully, Charlie Brown’. The same year, filmmakers began searching for a boy, preferably with Native-American descent, for the role of Jacob Black for the first installment of the ‘Twilight’ film series. During his audition, he read lines from the second and the third book with Kristen Stewart, who was already chosen for the role of ‘Isabella Swan’. He was selected for his ravishingly good looks and passed the screen test for his persona and dialogue delivery skills. The movie became a critical and commercial success.
In an attempt to do justice to the role of the lovelorn wolf-boy, he weight-trained extensively and gained approximated 30 pounds of muscle, which wooed women across the world and earned him the ‘teen idol’ and sex symbol status. He appeared in the second and third installment of the Twilight series, ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’ and ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’, in 2009 and 2010, respectively.
In 2010, he was also cast in ‘Valentine’s Day’ as Willy Harrinton, where he played Taylor Lautner Swift’s love interest.
Following the success of the three twilight movies, he appeared in ‘Abduction’, opposite Lily Collins, which did poorly at the box-office, partially due to his poor performance, which was heavily criticized by critics.
He re-appeared in the final installment of the Twilight-saga films, ‘Breaking Dawn Part 1’ and ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2’, which released in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Currently, two of his films ‘Grown Ups 2’ and ‘Tracers’ are in their post-production stages and are slated for release in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Taylor Lautner 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.
Taylor Lautner 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.
Taylor Lautner was awarded the MTV Movie Award for ‘Best Shirtless Performance’ for ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2’ in 2013.