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Taron Egerton BIography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth
Taron Egerton is a Welsh well-known actor. He is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award and has received nominations for a Grammy Award and two British Academy Film Awards. Being born in Birkenhead, England, he began acting at the age of 12.
He gained prominence for his starring role as spy recruit Gary “Eggsy” Unwin in the action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017). Moreover, he has starred in several other biographical films including; portraying military officer Edward Brittain in the drama Testament of Youth (2014), the titular ski-jumper in the sports film Eddie the Eagle (2016), and singer Elton John in the musical Rocketman (2019). His lattermost earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In 2022, he starred in the miniseries Black Bird.
How Old Is Taron Egerton?
He is 32 years old as of August 2022, having been born on November 10, 1989, in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. Egerton shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Josh Peck, Ellen Pompeo, Zoey Deutch, Dangthatsalongname, and many more.
Taron Egerton Family
Who are Taron Egerton’s Parents?
He was born to David Egerton (Father) and Christina “Tina” Pound (Mother). His parents divorced when he was two.
Does Taron Egerton have Siblings?
He has two younger half-sisters. But their names are not mentioned on the internet.
Taron Egerton Education
He received his education at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art from which he graduated in 2012.
Taron Egerton Marital Status
According to news on the internet, it shows that he is possibly single as he split from his girlfriend, Emily Thomas who they have been in a relationship with for six years.
Taron Egerton Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Taron Egerton Career
A Career from 2012 to 2018
In 2012, he performed in a stage production of the play The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre in London. After appearing in the crime drama series Lewis, he was cast as the lead in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, an action comedy film adaptation of the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons in 2013. The next year, he portrayed British Army officer Edward Brittain in the biographical drama film Testament of Youth. Because of his portrayal in the film, he earned a nomination for Best British Newcomer at the BFI London Film Festival. Kingsman: The Secret Service was released in 2015, garnering highly favorable reviews as well as grossing over $400 million.
Egerton rose to prominence with the role. That same year also, he starred in the crime film Legend. In 2016, he received a nomination for the BAFTA Rising Star Award at the 69th British Academy Film Awards. And that same year he played ski-jumper Eddie the Eagle in the eponymous biographical sports film and voiced Johnny, a passionate gorilla in the animated musical film, Sing. He went on to reprise his role of Eggsy in the film Kingsman: The Golden Circle a sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service. In 2018, he starred in the crime drama film Billionaire Boys Club and played the title character in the action-adventure film Robin Hood.
A Career from 2019 to Present
During this time, he starred as singer Elton John in the biographical musical film Rocketman. Because of the role, he learned to play the piano for the part and sang live in each take during filming. Thus the film was released in May 2019 and received positive reviews and Egerton’s portrayal of John earned praise. Because of his performance, went on to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Moreover, he garnered a British Academy Film Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role and a Grammy Award nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media for his work on the film’s soundtrack.
That same year, he narrated the audiobook version of John’s autobiography, Me. In 2019 also, he voiced Moomitroll in the animated series Moominvalley and Rian in the fantasy series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. He went on to reprise the role of Johnny in Sing 2 which was released in December 2021. Next, he starred in the play Cock by Mike Barlett. Directed by Marianne Elliott and held at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End, the production marked his West End debut. In addition, he executive produces and portrays American drug dealer Jimmy Keene in the miniseries Black Bird an adaptation of Keene’s memoir In with the Devil. The miniseries premiered in July 2022 on Apple TV+.
Taron Egerton Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9inches (1.75m) and a weight of 79kg (174lbs).
Taron Egerton Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $6 million.