- Also Known As:
- Tay, Tay-Tay
- 5' 10"
- Grand Rapids
Taylor Lautner (born Taylor Daniel Lautner in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 11, 1992) is an American actor, model, and martial artist. One of his first big breaks was a small role on television’s The Bernie Mac Show. Prior to his fame in Twilight, Taylor was a child actor who appeared in films such as The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl and Cheaper by the Dozen 2. Currently, Taylor stars in the British comedy Cuckoo, as well as a co-starring role in the second season of Scream Queens.
Best Known For:
Taylor is best known for playing werewolf Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series alongside Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. He is also the subject of Taylor Swift‘s heartbreaking ballad “Back To December,” which she wrote after their highly publicized break up in December 2009.
Aside from his relationship with Swift, Taylor also dated Selena Gomez, Marie Avgeropoulos and Lily Collins. Taylor was also briefly linked to actress Maika Monroe in 2013, though their relationship was never confirmed. He started dating Billie Lourd in the fall of 2016 after they met on the set of Scream Queens.