At the age of nine, Lautner made his debut in the movie Cast as one of the main protagonists, his portrayal of Jacob Black instantly turned him into a teen idol.
In preparation for it, the actor allegedly gained 30 pounds worth of muscle.
Based on the second novel , it saw the return of most of the main cast members including Robert Pattison and Kristen Stewart as Edward Cullen and Bella Swan respectively.
Accepting his offer, the young martial artist flew to LA where he trained with Chaturantabut for what would become several years.
By the time he was eight, he had earned his black belt.
In October, the duo was photographed by paparazzi driving in their own respective cars, side-by-side, in Los Angeles, after meeting at an undisclosed location.
In August, Pattinson was also seen leaving Stewart’s home.
It appears Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner may have had a sleepover.
According to a report from X17Online.com, Stewart might be dating her former “Twilight” co-star and on-screen lover, Taylor Lautner.
Lautner’s first major role in a high profile film, his portrayal ended up yielding him a Scream Award for Best Male Breakout Performance.
The following year, he reprised his role in the second installment, Although the film director initially wanted to recast Jacob Black due to the various physical changes that his character undergoes between the two movies, it was later announced that Lautner would be continuing to play the role.
Born in Michigan, he spent the majority of his youth training in karate.