Taylor Lautner is best known for his role as Jacob in the Twilight movie series. But aside from his shapeshifter character, he has several credits to his name.
Aside from being an actor, he’s also a voice actor, model, and martial artist, and he’s often named one of the most beautiful people in the world. How successful does Lautner become, and how much net worth does he have?
Taylor Lautner’s Successful Career
The 30-year-old started his career by playing small parts in comedy series like The Bernie Mac Show and My Wife and Kids.
He then did voice acting in What’s New, Scooby-Doo? and Danny Phantom. From there, he joined the movies Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and The Adventure of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D.
Come 2008, he received his breakthrough when he did the first Twilight movie, followed by four more films: The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.
His next projects are Abduction, Cuckoo, and Scream Queens.
Lautner was named a teen idol and sex symbol thanks to his Twilight role. He became a part of Glamour’s The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010 list and People’s Most Amazing Bodies.
He was then named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.
Taylor Lautner’s Salary and Net Worth
Lautner used to earn just $1 million in the first Twilight movie. It then grew to $4 million for the second film and $7.5 million for the third, along with a 2.5% cut of the latter’s film’s profits, doubling his earnings.
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For the fourth and final films, he received $12.5 million each. In addition, he received a $7.5-million paycheck for Abduction.
This helps bring his net worth to $40 million.
Taylor Lautner Marries Taylor Dome
Meanwhile, Lautner and his girlfriend of four year Taylor Dome are now married. The two tied the knot on November 11 in California.
The couple started dating in 2018 after the actor shared a cute Halloween photo of them on Instagram. After three years, he finally popped the question, marking the date as “11.11.2021” on his social.
"And just like that, all of my wishes came true,” he captioned the snaps of the proposal.
Dome would take Lautner’s surname, making the latter quip that they would share one name. “We're literally going to be the same person,” he said on his August 12 appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show.
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