|Real Name/Full Name||Taron David Egerton|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Taron Egerton|
|Birth Place:||Birkenhead, Merseyside, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||10 November 1989|
|Age/How Old:||31 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 174 lbs.
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – David Egerton
Mother – Christine Egerton
|Siblings:||Rosie, and Mari Egerton|
|School:||Ysgol Penglas School, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Taron Egerton is a young English actor and singer who have taken the entertainment industry by a storm over the past couple of years. He first grabbed people’s attention with his outstanding performances in the 2014 action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service, where he starred as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin. In 2019, he appeared in the musical film Rocketman, where he played the role of singer-songwriter Elton John. As a singer, Taron did the song (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from the motion picture in the film Rocketman.
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Biography and Early Life
Taron is the eldest of the three children of musician David Egerton and social worker Christine Egerton. 10 November 1989 marks his birth date, in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. His siblings are sisters Rosie and Mari. When he was young his parents divorced and he was brought up by his mother and together they moved to Llanfairpwllgwyngll, Welsh Island, in Anglesey.
When he was 12 years old, he relocated to Aberystwyth, and at the age of 15, he started acting. As a child, he was much interested in drawing, making sculptures as well as animation. This made it easier for him to enjoy himself when he joined a theatre program for the youth.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Taron Egerton in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Taron Egerton’s age is 31 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021 having been born on 10 November 1989. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.
After moving with his mother, Taron started his primary school education in Welsh Island. Later on, he joined Ysgol Penglais School for his senior schooling. Because acting was in his blood, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, from where he graduated in 2012, having attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Taron is one guy whose personal life is a bit interesting. He stated that unlike many people in his generation, he does not believe in dating apps. Instead, he insists that the old fashion approach always works for him. Currently, he has a girlfriend by the name of Emily Thomas, whom he started dating in 2018. Emily is an assistant film director.
The actor who is a Christian has on several occasions stated that he supports the LGBT community. This came about after he realized that some of his friends were gay. He said he could not stop being their friend just because of that and he supports them. The issue also came up after he played the part of Elton John in the Film Rocketman.
Is Taron Egerton Gay?
Egerton has on several occasions declared publicly that he is not gay but he has gay friends. Sometimes back there were speculations of him being gay and this was after one of his Instagram posts went viral. He had posted his friend’s picture with the caption, ‘Cutie My Boy.’ Later on, he came out and cleared the air, saying he was not gay but some of his friends are.
Egerton made a debut as an actor in 2013 when he had a small role in the series Lewis on ITV, where he played the character, Liam Jay. After some time, he was selected to the main cast of the series by the name of Smoke on SKY1. 2014 marked the year that he had a breakthrough in his career as a young actor. He had a starring role in the film Kingsman: The Secret Service, and later its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
His performances in the film earned him several opportunities including 20th Century Fox, who signed him for a three-movie contract. He had a co-starring role in the film Testament of Youth, which was based on the real-life of Vera Brittain. Several other roles were presented to him and in 2015; he starred in Billionaire Boys Club, which was followed by another role in Robin Hood in 2018. He also voiced Johnny the gorilla in the 2016 animation by the name of Sing.
2019 turned out to be one of the best in Egerton’s career. This was because after starring in the biopic Rocketman as singer-songwriter Elton John, he won the Golden Globe Award and also got a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild award. As a singer, Taron performed a live duet alongside Elton John at Elton’s farewell world tour in June 2019, where they did the song ‘Your Song.’ His most recent appearance is in the film Tetris.
When it comes to prestigious awards, Taron is no stranger because his very first movie Kingsman: The Secret Service earned him an Empire Award for the Best Newcomer. For the Rocketman in 2020, the actor won the Golden Globe Award and the Satellite Award for Best Actor. Other than winning these awards, he has been nominated twice for the BAFTA Award, and once for the Grammy Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Taron Egerton in 2021
Taron’s career in the entertainment industry started in 2014 and so far, he has managed to accumulate a total net worth of $8 million as of 2021. He has solely made that wealth from his acting career since he does not sing much. He has won a couple of major awards and this has helped in boosting his value. Since he is still young in the industry, his value will increase to bigger digits soon.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Before getting his first major role as an actor, Taron had briefly appeared in two series namely Lewis, and Smoke.
- Egerton’s parents divorced when he was only two years old.
- He had dated his current girlfriend Emily in 2016, and they broke up, only to get back together in 2018.
Taron Egerton is one of the fastest-rising actors we have today. He started with just a small role in a series and within a very short time, he has been able to achieve a lot. He has won awards that many actors only dream of and his wealth is enviable. He is a role model to the younger generation.