Canadian actor and model Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia. Apart from his qualification as an actor he is a qualified trainer and a nutritionist. In school he used to be the funny guy who made everyone laugh. In 2002 he moved to New York to focus on his modeling career but wasn’t very successful initially and used to sleep on the sometime. But in 2004 he shifted base to Los Angeles where he started modelling for clothing companies like Diesel and Abercrombie& Fitch. In 2006 he made a cameo in the romantic comedy “John Tucker Must Die” Taylor is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Gambit, in the X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He even starred in the NBC series “Friday Night LIghts”. He has his personal motto “without regrets” tattooed in Swahili on his body. In 2012 it was rumored that he had a fling on set with his co-star Rihanna while filming Battleship. His personal fortune is said to be over $4,000,000 and he recently built his dream home in Austin , Texas.
Height in m / cm – 1.83 m / 183 cm
Height in Feet – 6 feet
Height in Inches – 72.04 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels – 6 feet 1 inch – 6’2″
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 80 kgs / 176.36 pounds
Muscle/Biceps Size – 16.5
Body Size – 40(Chest) – 30(Waist)
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 04/08/81 & 32 years
Eye Color – Green
Net Worth – 4
Above are the most likely body measurements of Taylor Kitsch.
Taylor Kitsch Controversies and Relationships:Taylor’s father was a construction worker while his mother worked for the BC liquor board. He was raised by his mother in Vancouver and has 2 brothers elder to him and 2 y maternal half sisters, younger to him. In school He played junior ice hockey for the Langley Hornets in the British Columbia Hockey League, but a knee injury brough an end to his playing career.
Taylor Kitsch Brands and Endorsements:In 2002 Taylor shifted base to New York in 2002 after being signed up by IMG for a modelling contracting and pursued acting on the side. He even pursued studying to be a physical trainer and a nutritionist at the same time but before being signed up by IMG he was homeless for some time and even took to sleeping on the subway stations. In 2004, he moved to Los Angeles and started modelling for Diesel and Abercrombie & Fitch and was even photographed for a limited edition coffee table book titled “About Face” that was shot by celebrity photographer John Russo.
He achieved stardom after being cast as Tim Riggins on NBC sports teen drama television series Friday Night Lights based on the film directed by Peter Berg in 2004 that was released in 2006 which was critically acclaimed by critics all over and attracted over 7 million viewers. He also appeared in the movie “The Covenant” . he was slected to play the role of the mutant Gambit for the spinoff of the X-Men movie series X-Men Origins: Wolverine, in 2008 which released in theatres in 2009. In the year 2010 he made an appearance in the movie The Bang Bang Club, which was a historical drama directed by Steven Silver for which he was asked to lose 35 pounds. In 2010 The Hollywood Reporter named his as one of the upcoming actors who would eventually become an A-list actor.
In 2012 he appeared In the Disney film John Carter which was based on the adaptation Edgar Rice Burroughs’s novel A Princess of Mars, in which he played the lead and the same year he starred in Battleship, which hwas directed by Peter Berg that is based on Hasbro’s toy game , both these films were not successful commercially and was neither appreciated critically. The film marked his reunion with Berg and former Friday Night Lights co-star, Jesse Plemons. In 2012 he appeared in the movie Savages directed by Oliver Stone and the subsequent year starred in the movie “The Grand Seduction” which is a remake based on the French Canadian movie “La Grande Séduction ” directed by Jean-François Pouliot’s , the remake was directed by Don McKellar. In 2014 he will appear in the movie “The Normal Heart” directed by Ryan Murphy.