5. He’s from Michigan
Taylor was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 11, 1992. His family moved to California when he was ten years old so that he could pursue his career in acting.
4. He Knows Martial Arts
Taylor began training in martial arts at the age of six. Within one year Taylor began winning tournaments and was invited to train with karate champion Mike Chat. At the age of eight, Taylor won three gold medals in the twelve and under division in the World Karate Association. Taylor was ranked number one in the world for NASKA’s Black Belt Open Forms when he was eleven and he won Junior World Championships when he was twelve.
3. He’s Smart
Taylor was enrolled as a junior at Valencia High School for the ‘08-’09 school year. He recently tested out of high school and has begun taking college courses.
2. He Loves Sports
Taylor enjoys playing football and baseball. He plays center field and second base for the Hart Baseball Program in the Los Angeles area. Taylor is a Texas Longhorn and Michigan Wolverines fan.
1. His Career
Taylor began acting in 2001 with the role of Kismet in Shadow Fury. He has since appeared in many TV shows including, The Bernie Mac Show, Summerland, Love Inc., and My Own Worst Enemy. Taylor is also the voice of Youngblood in Danny Phantom, Reggie Wasserstein in Duck Dodger, Dennis/Ned in Whats’ New, Scooby-Doo?, and Joe Agate in He’s a Bully, Charlie Brown. Taylor played Elliot Murtaugh in Cheaper by the Dozen 2, had the lead role of Sharkboy in The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, and his latest role was Jacob Black in Twilight.
There you have it… Five fun facts about Taylor Lautner. If there are any facts that you would like to add, leave a comment!