- 1 How rich is he, as of now? Taylor James Net Worth
- 2 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
- 3 The 2000s: Career Beginnings and “Mamma Mia!”
- 4 The early 2010s and Minor Roles
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 Recent and Upcoming Projects
- 7 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 8 Personal Life, Hobbies, and Favorites
Taylor James was born under the sign of Aquarius on 26 January 1980, in Sevenoaks, Kent, England. He is a 39-year-old actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Stag in “Mamma Mia!”, playing Nick in “Christmas Eve”, and portraying the title role in “Samson”.
How rich is he, as of now? Taylor James Net Worth
Taylor James’ net worth is estimated at close to $500,000, earned from being successfully involved in the film industry as a professional actor for more than 13 years, since his career officially started in 2007, and appearing in more than 17 TV and film titles so far.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background
Taylor James’ nationality is British, he belongs to Mixed Ethnicity, and is a Christian. He spent his early years living with his family in South Africa from 1980 to 1986, when they returned to England for his schooling. Between 1991 and 1997, Taylor went to secondary school, located in Northamptonshire, and then continued his education at Northampton College, where he studied Performing Arts. Thanks to his talent, Taylor received a scholarship to attend the London Studio Center in 2000, so he spent the next three years there.
The 2000s: Career Beginnings and “Mamma Mia!”
Upon graduation, Taylor James started his acting career on the stage, performing in such musical productions as “Footloose”, “Mamma Mia”, and “Guys And Dolls”. He made his TV debut appearance in an episode of the drama series “Hotel Babylon” in 2007, which is based on Imogen Edwards-Jones’ novel of the same name, and aired between 2006 and 2009 on the BBC One network. In the following year, Taylor made his film debut in the role of Stag in the jukebox musical romantic comedy film “Mamma Mia!”
The film is directed by Phyllida Lloyd, and is an adaptation of the 1999 musical of the same name written by Catherine Johnson and based on ABBA’s songs. By the end of the decade, he had also guest-starred in such TV series as “The L Word” and “Material Girl”, and played Felix Fairfax in the short drama “Faith Alone” in 2009. Moreover, Taylor continued to perform on stage, starring in such productions as “Danton’s Death” and “Duchess Of Malfi”, etc.
The early 2010s and Minor Roles
In 2011, Taylor landed a small role as a gym assistant in Elliott Lester’s action crime drama film “Blitz”, after which he guest-starred as Marvin in an episode of the TV comedy series “Sirens”, and played a young actor in the comedy film “The Power Of Three”, directed by Yvonne Deutschman. In 2012, he guest-starred in an episode of the science fiction comedy series “Red Dwarf”, aired on the Dave network, and then featured as a centurion in the 2014 made-for-television short film “Howard’s Happy Place”.
Rise to Prominence
In 2015, Taylor James started getting more serious roles, appearing as Nick in the American Christmas comedy film “Christmas Eve”, directed by Mitch Davis and featuring such actors as Patrick Stewart, Gary Cole and James Roday. During the same year, he performed in such productions as “The Winters Tale” and “Romeo And Juliet”, both at Branagh Theatre.
In the following year, he appeared in the commercial for the Vanquis credit card company, before his next role on the big screen in 2017, when he was cast as an Atlantean military messenger in the superhero film “Justice League”, which is based on the DC Comics superheroes and directed by Zack Snyder.
Recent and Upcoming Projects
In 2018, Taylor won the title role in the action drama film “Samson”, starring next to Jackson Rathbone and Billy Zane. It is announced that he will featured as Troll in the upcoming adventure fantasy film “Artemis Fowl”, which is currently under post-production.
— Taylor•Action•James (@T_Action_J) October 20, 2017
Moreover, he is also filming the Netflix’s four-part mini-series “The Liberator”, about World War II.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The actor has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.89m) and has a weight of approximately 198lbs (90kgs) – his body type is ectomorph. Taylor’s vital statistics are 44-32-35, while his biceps size is around 16.5ins. His shoe size is 11 (US). Taylor is known as a fitness freak, since he spends a lot of time at gym. Thanks to his daily workouts and strict diet, he is reputed to have a perfect muscular physique.
Personal Life, Hobbies, and Favorites
Taylor James is single at the present time. He divides his time between his residences in London, England and Los Angeles, California. In his spare time, Taylor enjoys reading, traveling and listening to music. His favorite actor is Benedict Cumberbatch, while his favorite actress is Rachel Weisz. Paris, France and Miami, Florida are his favorite destinations for holidays. Taylor’s favorite cuisine is Chinese.