Taylor Lautner He shot to the very height of fame with the Twilight franchise but he has been working as a child actor for several years before getting his biggest break. Taylor Lautner, 20, is set to become the next big action hero. Born on February 11, he is an Aquarius. Aquarians are known to be the friendliest of all zodiacs. They are mostly humble, honest and loyal as well.
Taylor is the son of a pilot and a software development company worker. He is of German, French and Native American descent. Growing up in Michigan, he says he was bullied in school because of his job as a child actor. At the age of six, he took his first martial arts class. By age eight, he had won several world championships and earned his black belt. When his family first moved to California in the early 2000s, he landed jobs in commercials and TV roles. He had small television parts on The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and Summerland. In 2005, he appeared in Cheaper By the Dozen 2 as Elliot Murtaugh. It was in that same year when he earned his big film break starring in the feature film the Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl in 3D. For his role, he performed all his own stunts and was even given a nomination in the 2006 Young Artist Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actor.
Like all Aquarians, Taylor is intelligent and driven. He is sharply focused on his goals and ambitions. Aquarians are intuitive and imaginative. Unlike other people, when faced with a dilemma, they tend to see both sides with such clarity and wisdom that they can be sure to pick the right decision. They don’t only see themselves as all-knowing. They want to learn from everyone they encounter.
When Lautner was cast as the teen werewolf Jacob Black in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s wildly popular book series Twilight, many doors opened for him in Hollywood. He reprised his role in the sequels New Moon and Breaking Dawn. The film franchise made him a big star, alongside his co-star Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. As of 2010, he is considered to be one of the highest-paid teen stars in Hollywood. He also appeared in the movies Abduction and Valentines Day.
Taylor made headlines when it became public knowledge that he was dating singer Taylor Swift back in 2009. He was also romantically linked to teen pop singer/actress Selena Gomez and host/actress Lily Collins. He neither confirmed nor denied any of those rumors. Aquarians, in their relationships are tenacious and self-sacrificing. They are very caring lovers and generous friends. Sometimes, they tend to disappoint themselves because they set such high standards for themselves and their partner.