Jonathan Taylor was born on September 8, 1981, in Bethlehem, U.S. His father’s name was Stephen Weiss, and his mother’s name was Claudine Gonsalves. His father was an industrial sales manager, and his mother was a social worker. Unfortunately, his parents got divorced when he was only 10 years old. From his childhood, he was excellent in his academics, and he successfully completed his graduation with honours in philosophy from Columbia University School Of General Studies. He is popularly known by his nickname Jon, though he doesn’t like anyone calling him by his nickname.He was an exceptionally cute boy from his childhood with his toothy charismatic smile which increased his cuteness to thousand folds. He hailed from German and Portuguese ancestry. He looks stunning with a height of 5 feet 6 inches and average healthy body type. The magical combination of his mysterious blue eyes with his blond hair makes him a true charmer among his fans. He loved playing football since childhood.
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From his very childhood, he was deeply inclined towards the showbiz world. He loved watching television a lot, and he deeply fantasised watching the famous television shows like “ Rosane” and “ Grace Under Fire “. He also watched news channels to remain updated about the current affairs around him. At the age of 7, he received the opportunity to work as a model for the most popular advertisement firm called “ Print Advertisement. “ Over the next few years, he was the known face of many ad commercials and was associated with big brands like Kellogs Cornflakes, Mattel Toys and to name a few. By the time he had gained enough experiences to display his talent in bigger roles. In the early 1990’s he was seen appearing in the television series “ The Bradys” where he portrayed the role of Kevin. But ,the ultimate role which brought him immense popularity and success was when he played the character of Randy Taylor in the famous television series “ Home Improvement”. This was the turning point of his life which earned him the Life Time Achievement award at the Nicholas Kids Choice Award, 1999. He is still remembered for his outstanding performance as Randy Taylor. After the huge success of Home Improvement, he was offered countless of films. Some of his best hits include Disney ‘s the Lion King, where he played the voice role of Simba- the lion, Man of the House, the adventures of Pinocchio. His voice -over characters as Simba and Pinocchio earned him the Best Performance Award in Saturn Dust Awards.
Moving on in his personal life, According to sources, he was seen hanging out with his long-term sweetheart. There have also been rumours of the couple getting married secretly. He now prefers to stay out of the limelight and spend quality time with the money he earned as a child star. His biography is yet to be published. All his fans are hoping to see him back on screen with his wife. Recently, there have been rumours of the death of Jonathan Taylor when a post was seen on one of his social networking accounts. The post stating “ RIP Jonathan Taylor” caused concerned and grief among his fans all over the world. But thankfully, it was proved the news to be nothing but a hoax. He was one of the richest and successful actors of his time and has a resounding net worth of $15 million dollars.
27 Jun, 2016