Taylor Daniel Lautner is an American actor, voice actor, model, and martial artist. He took his first karate class at the age of six and earned his black belt by the age of eight, winning several junior world championships.
Once he became an actor, he won a role in a three-part movie series in which the first film wasn’t too successful. For the next film, Twilight Saga’s New Moon, he gained 30 pounds of muscle, and is credited substantially for the film’s worldwide box office take of $700 million. One critic wrote, “The film’s marketing issues were solved when Lautner’s “abdominal muscles became New Moon’s main talking point, not to mention his calling card.” He was named number one on Access Hollywood’s “Top 5 Hollywood Abs” list.
In 2010, Lautner was ranked number two on Glamour’s “50 Sexiest Men of 2010 ” list. Men’s Health ranked him at third on their list of “Top 10 Summer Bodies.” Additionally in 2010, he was ranked fourth on People’s “Most Amazing Bodies” list.
Lautner has an intricate workout plan, which was covered by Men’s Health, and has a specific diet after developing his body for New Moon.In addition, he still practices and trains in martial arts regularly.