The Twilight star, Taylor Lautner's net worth is estimated to be $40 million which he has accumulated from his professional acting and modeling career. Widely prominent for playing the role of Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series, he is one of the most influential Americans actors.
The talented movie actor was born on February 11, 1992, to Deborah and Daniel Lautner in Michigan, U.S. He was raised as a Roman Catholic alongside his younger sister Makena. Interestingly he also has Austrian, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, and Swiss ancestry. Lautner is the ex-boyfriend of pop singer Taylor Swift.
Net Worth And Sources of Income
As mentioned above, the incredible actor, Taylor Lautner's net worth is estimated to be $40 million. He has managed to amass this magnificent amount of wealth through his roles in some of the biggest Hollywood movies ever. Taylor, as a child in was ranked No.1 for his martial arts skills by the American Sports Karate Association.
Early Career Income
After flying to Los Angeles, Lautner first appeared in small television roles and small advertisements, which granted him enough income to lay a strong financial foundation for his career ahead. He then received a work in the commercial for Rugrats Go Wild, as a voice-over. Furthermore, he kept making small TV appearances on The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and Summerland, which succeeded fairly among the audience. It really looked like his career was going uphill when he earned voice-over roles in animated series such as Danny Phantom and What's New, Scooby-Doo?
Lautner's first breakout role was in the film, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D.
He was already getting major nominations and awards and getting cited by major national magazines during his early career. Hence we can safely assume that Taylor Lautner had started pocketing a serious sum of money before even his teen years.
Breakthrough and Fortune from The Twilight Series
After going to the audition to portray Jacob Black and reading lines alongside Kristen Stewart, they acted out scenes from The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Twilight Saga: New Moon. The former was a global commercial success, earning a whopping $69 million it's opening weekend and grossed a total of $392 million worldwide. We bet Taylor must have earned his fair share of wealth from this tremendous box office amount.
Furthermore, the opening weekend of New Moon collected the third-highest amount in opening weekend in the domestic history with $142,839,137. The movie also has the sixth-highest worldwide opening weekend box office collection with a $274.9 million total. Hence we can say safely that Twilight was the golden staircase towards success and fame for Taylor Lautner, putting him on the list of one of the richest teenage actors ever.
Income from Later Projects
Later he starred in the third Twilight installment, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which surpassed all its predecessor movies in the franchise for being the highest-grossing film ever among them.
Lautner then filmed a spy film with Lily Collins, entitled Abduction and Grown Ups 2 alongside Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. He co-starred on the Ryan Murphy comedy horror series Scream Queens from September to December 2016. Being referred to as one of the sexiest men by magazines like GQ, Rolling Stone, and People, the talented and dedicated actor, has brought in a lot of income and reputation throughout his career.
Lifestyle and Instagram
Taylor Lautner is enjoying a lavish lifestyle, given his immense fortune. Looking at his Instagram, it's quite evident that he loves going on expensive vacations and just traveling in general. And many sources state that he also has got a collection of cars.
Taylor is also in a relationship with a girl named Tay, who is a nursing student. Taylor Lautner posted a picture of them dressed up for Halloween, where Lautner is kissing Tay on her cheek.
Taylor Lautner is an actor of high-caliber, and he has got amazingly dazzling looks, which is well enough to keep his career going and earn him some handsome fortune in the upcoming years.