Taylor Kitsch Biography

Taylor Kitsch Biography

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian born model and an actor. He has started his career first by being a male model when he moved to New York. He started modeling with IMG and also learned acting and later on became a nutritionist and a personal trainer. An opportunity came knocking for him when he was cast in NBC’s sports teen drama “Friday Night Lights,” where for five season he played the character of Tim Riggins. It was his first serious acting credit which led to many more after that.

After moving to New York, Taylor had brief stints of both good and bad luck, which eventually ended him living in the streets. He relocated to Los Angeles and searched for better opportunities there. 2006 was the breakout year for him as after getting the role in “Friday Night Lights” new different roles came lining in front of him. In the same year he stared in “John Tucker Must Die.” “Snakes on a Plane” and “The Covenant.” In 2009, he was cast to play the role of Gambit, a comic book fan favorite character, in the movie “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” It was the role which launched him to newer and better projects. Although some of his movies have not been box office success, it was still a step further for and from what he started with. His next two movies, “John Carter” and “Battleship,” were both box office flops. But the next phase of movies made more success for him, with the likes of “Savages” (2012), “Lone Survivor” (2013) and “The Grand Seduction” (2014). He also stared in the mostly criticized second season of “True Detective” and he is set for release of two new movies in 2017, namely “American Assassin” and “Only the Brave.”


Taylor Kitsch in” John Carter” (2012)

Net Worth and Salary

Taylor Kitsch has gone through a lot in his life. From starting in poverty and living with his mom and brothers to reaching the stardom and potential that he has now. Taylor is a modest men and he owes everything to hard work and commitment. Role by role, he has been growing and getting more confident and because of that his current net worth has risen to 12 million dollars. With the new projects lined in front of him and given his age, he will probably be set to earn even more.

Partner and Family

A handsome man like Taylor Kitsch has had many relationship in his life. Although he is currently not married and has not children to his name, he is actively dating. His girlfriends, at least the ones that we know of, mainly come from the same industry that he has been linked with. Between 2006 and 2007 it was confirmed that he has been dating Jessica White after they met at a calendar shoot. After his breakup with Jessica it was rumored that he started seeing fellow co-star from “Friday Night Lights” Minka Kelly, but this was never really officially confirmed. Nevertheless, he made his relationship with Jennifer Welch public at an event they attended together. But their relationship would also last for a year after ending it. Lastly, Taylor Kitsch has been rumored to have been dated another co-star, this time from “True Detective.” He and Rachel McAdams were seen on a couple of dates together. Later it was revealed that they finally started dating after being friends for a while.


Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams

Taylor Kitsch Age

Taylor Kitsch was born in Kelowna, British Colombia in Canada on April 8, 1981. He is 36 years of age and his mother and father are Susan Green and Drew Kitsch. His father actually left when Taylor was one year old and his mother was forced to raise him and his two brothers alone. They lived for a long time in a mobile home park while Taylor was young. He lived in Port Moody and Anmore during his youth and attended Gleneagle Secondary School in Coquitlam. Taylor would later attend the University of Lethbridge for a year. He used to play hockey when he was young but injured his leg and it stopped him from making a better career for himself. After that he would embark to America and pursue a modeling career.


“Friday Night Lights” movie (Taylor Kitsch and Minka Kelly)

Height and Weight

Taylor Kitsch is very well built. Being a former male model certainly shows in his roles. He usually portrays very strong characters and often uses his strength and body fitness in his roles. Because of his physical attributes he was able to get so many roles which were very much appealing to the female audiences. His height goes up to 5 ft 11¼ in or 181 cm and he weighs approximately 81 kg or 179 lbs.

Is Taylor Kitsch Gay?

Some people immediately assume that Taylor Kitsch is gay. But this is sometimes associated with people, particularly male, who come from the modeling industry. There is also the fact that Taylor played a man who is struggling with his sexuality and refuses to admit that he is gay. But in real life Taylor is very much straight. He has had multiple girlfriends, which there are evidence of and he does not display and affection to the same sex.


Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch Nationality and Ethnicity

Taylor Kitsch live in America currently but was born in Canada. His notability is Canadian and his ethnic group is Caucasian.

Biography & Facts
Born: April 8 1981
Nationality: Canadian
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: N/A
Profession: Model and an actor
Net Worth: $ 12 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Green
Height: 5 ft 11¼ in or 181 cm
Weight: 81 kg or 179 lbs
Married to: No
Affair with: No
Children: No
Birth Sign: Aries
Education: University of Lethbridge

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