Taron Egerton is a pre-eminent Welsh actor plus singer. Taron Egerton is best recognized for his performance as Elton John in the musical ‘Rocketman’ plus Gary “Eggsy” Unwin in the ‘Kingsman’ series.
|Full Name:||Taron Egerton|
|Born Date:||10 Nov 1989|
|Net Worth:||$ 6 Million|
Taron Egerton was conceived on 10 November 1989, and he is presently 31 years old. Taron comes from Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Speaking about his family, Taron’s mom worked in social services, and she is half English plus half Welsh. Likewise, Taron’s dad used to run a bed-and-breakfast, plus he is English hailing from nearby Liverpool. Furthermore, Taron has two younger sisters specifically, Mari and Rosie.
Even though Taron was conceived in England, he holds himself to be Welsh through and through. Taron is also very articulate in both Welsh and English. Speaking about the origin of his name, Taron’s first name is a variation of taran. Taran indicates “thunder” in Welsh.
Regrettably, Taron’s parents’ marriage didn’t last forever. They went their separate ways when Taron was only two years old. Consequently, Taron followed his mom and went to the Welsh island of Anglesey. There, Taron went to primary school. He proceeded to Aberystwyth with his family when Taron was 12 years old.
Speaking about his educational journey, Taron went to Ysgol Penglais School. After this, Taron attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He finished with a BA (Hons) in acting in the year 2012. At now, Taron resides in West London.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Taron Egerton is a well-known actor and singer. The actor won a Golden Globe Award, and he has also earned nominations for two British Academy Film Awards, a Grammy Award, plus a Screen Actors Guild Award.
The actor started his journey in acting at the tender age of 15 years. He gained tremendous fame in the role of Gary “Eggsy” Unwin in the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service, released in 2014, as well as in its continuation Kingsman: The Golden Circle, released in 2017.
Furthermore, Taron has also starred in various biographical movies. He represented the military officer Edward Brittain in the drama Testament of Youth in the year 2014, plus a psychopath in the crime thriller Legend in 2015.
Furthermore, the popular actor also played the character of the titular ski-jumper in the sports movie Eddie the Eagle in 2016 and emerged as the musician Elton John in the musical Rocketman in 2019. For his performance in the latter, Taron won the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.”
Furthermore, British GQ dubbed Taron as one of its 50 best-dressed British men in the years 2015 plus 2016. Moreover, Taron won the Stephen Sondheim Society “Student Performer of the Year” award in the year 2011. Back then, the actor was only 21 years old.
Films, Television, Music Videos, and Theatre
Taron has performed in a total of 13 movies while writing this biography and still has one movie (Tetris) pending in which the actor performs the role of the character Henk Rogers.
Likewise, Taron has performed in a total of 5 Television shows, namely Lewis, The Smoke, Watership Down, Moominvalley, plus The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The actor has also performed in two music videos. One of them is for the track The Breach by Lazy Habits for their music album “The Atrocity Exhibition,” and the other one is for the track (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again by Elton John plus Taron Egerton himself for the music album “Rocketman: Music from the Motion Picture.”
Moreover, the actor has also performed in a total of 8 theatrical productions. They include
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream,
- Beauty and the Beast,
- The House of Special Purpose,
- The Last of the Hausmanns,
- Saturday Night,
- Divine Words, and
- No Quarter.
Taron’s last engagement in a theatrical production was back in the year 2013.
Taron Egerton explains his family/childhood background as having come from a working-class upbringing. The actor is an enthusiastic supporter of gender, class, plus color equality. Taron often talks on behalf of people of color, the LGBT community, plus women in cinema, among others. Moreover, the actor is also a representative for the MND Association as he lost one of his grandmas to motor neuron disease.
Concerning his love life, Taron Egerton is romantically entangled with Emily Thomas. The two have been united since 2016. Nevertheless, the celebrity pair had a brief fall-out in the year 2018. Nonetheless, Taron and Emily finally reconciled and are still going hard at present.
Taron Egerton stands tall at a cool height of 1.75 meters or 5 feet 7 inches, and her body weight is about 79 kgs or 174 lbs. Furthermore, the Welsh actor has a chest-waist-biceps size of 44-33-15 inches sequentially. Taron has green eyes plus an auburn hair color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Speaking about his social media availability, Taron Egerton entered Twitter in May 2014 and so far has collected over 444.5K fans on his @taronegerton profile. Moreover, the actor is active on Instagram under the username @taron.egerton. While composing this biography in early 2021, Taron has gained over 2.4 million fans and shared exactly 214 posts on his personal profile. Moving on, Taron has a net worth evaluation of roughly $6 million dollars.