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Taylor Russell

pramesh Published On Fri Jan 10 2020   Modified On Fri Jan 10 2020
Taylor Russell

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Full NameTaylor McKenzie Russell
First NameTaylor
Middle NameMcKenzie
Last NameRussell
Birth NameTaylor McKenzie
Other NameTaylor McKenzie Canaday,Russ,Tmac,Tay
ProfessionActor, and Model
EthnicityBiracial-African (Caucasian Mother and African Father)
Birth CityVancouver, British Columbia
Birth CountryCanada
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDating
Relation WithLucas Hedges
No Of Children0
AwardsVirtuoso Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in January 2020,Saturn Award Nomination in 2019 for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation
SibilingsTwo Siblings (Undisclosed Details)
FilmographyIf I Had Wings,Suspension,Down a Dark Hall,Hot Air,Escape Room,Escape Room 2,Waves,Words on Bathroom Walls,Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets,Emily Owens M.D,Blink,The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story,Pants on Fire,Strange Empire,Falling Skies,Dead of Summer,Sea Change,Lost in Space
Height162.5 cm
Weight45 kg
Networth$1.5 M
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Date of BirthJuly 18,1994
Age26 years


    of Taylor Russell

    What is Taylor Russell marital status ?Dating
    How many children does Taylor Russell have ?0
    Who is Taylor Russell in Relation with?Lucas Hedges
    What is the height of Taylor Russell?162.5 cm
    What is the weight of Taylor Russell?45 kg

    Who Is Taylor Russell?

    Famous Canadian actress Taylor Russell is widely known for her 2019's hit American Drama movie Waves, written and directed by Trey Edward Shults where she stars alongside Kelvin Harrison Jr. 

    Taylor will be honored with the Virtuoso Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in January 2020 and her performance as per many critics is Oscar worthy.

    Taylor Russell's Picture From The Hit Movie Waves
    Taylor Russell's Picture From Her Movie Waves

    Recently, Taylor also appeared in Escape Room, a psychological horror film.

    Escape Room Trailer Featuring Taylor Russell

    She currently stars in Lost in Space as Judy Robinson in its second installment alongside stars such as Mina Sundwall, Ignacio Serricchio, Sibongile Mlambo, Maxwell Jenkins, Molly Parker, Toby Stephens, Brian Steele, and Kiki Sukezane.

    Why Is Taylor Russell Famous?

    Taylor Russell is famous for starring in 2019's African-American family Drama movie Waves. She is also known for psycho thriller Escape Room and will also be featured in its second installment in 2020.

    Taylor Russell's Picture From Her Official Instagram
    Taylor Russell's Picture From Her Official Instagram

    Additionally she is famous as Evelyn in a post apocalyptic series Falling Skies and currently her streaming series Lost In Space is making quite a buzz in the media and she is also nominated Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation.

    Taylor Russell Bio, Early Life, Parents, & Career Highlights 

    Taylor Russell is a Canadian actress born on July 18, 1994 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    25 years old Canadian actress Taylor Russell was innitially known as Taylor McKenzie (Canaday) and grew up in Vancouver. She was usually known as Russ/ Tmac/ and Tay in her friends circle.

    Taylor Russell Attending an Award Ceremony
    Taylor Russell Attending an Award Ceremony 

    She is a mixed racial African child born to African father and Caucasian mother. She reportedly grew up with two of her siblings but she hasn't particularly talked about her family background and siblings that much.

    Taylor Russell's Portrait
    Taylor Russell's Portrait 

    Taylor was into sci-fi movies, and loved watching films like A Space Odyssey and Fifth Element. She also has shared that her mother inspired her to get into acting and she takes Meryl Streep & Marion Cotillard as her favorite actress.

    Additionally, she has said that she was a reserved kid growing up just because she was bi-racial and found it difficult to cope-up with other children due to the fear of rejection, which led her to have imaginary friends and got her more interested in acting. 

    As per Taylor Russell she is also an abide reader and she still loves to read than to go out.

    However, she has also admitted that once she is able to socialize, she can be pretty talkative.

    She reportedly moved to L.A and in at the age of 18, she first appeared in an American Medical Drama series Emily Owens, M.D. in one of its episodes as a mean girl. Then in 2013, she did two TV shows Blink and If I Had Wings.

    In 2014, she did a lifetime TV movie The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story and portrayed the role of Lark Voorhies in the series. Again in 2014, she appeared in Disney Original TV movie Pants on Fire.

    Later in 2015, she appeared in Strange Empire Cassie in a recurring role for 2 episodes and in Falling Skies as Evelyn for 5 episodes. 

    Again in 2016, she appeared in an episode of Dead of Summer as Laura Episode and then in 2017 she did a TV movie Sea Change. 

    Currently, her show Lost In Space is airing in its second season in Netflix.

    After her success with Down a Dark Hall, Hot Air, Escape Room, & Lost In Space; Taylor Russell is re-doing Escape Room 2 in 2020. 

    Taylor Russell's Picture From Lost In Space
    Taylor Russell's Picture From Lost In Space

    Moreover, two of her movies Words on Bathroom Walls (a psychological drama), and Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets are in its post production, which means 2020 will be a busy year for our star.

    Taylor Russell's Net Worth In 2020

    Lost In Space is gaining good viewership worldwide and Netflix has done a pretty good job of marketing it properly.

    As of 2020, Taylor has appeared in 18 big and small projects and with Waves, she has established her self as a talented actress that TV and movie world should admire.

    Taylor Russell Photograph
    Taylor Russell Photograph

    As per our analysis, she should be paid around $60 thousand per episode of her Netflix series and she should receive over $300 thousand for her movie appearance. So, her expected net worth should be around $1.5 million as of 2020.

    With three upcoming big screen releases, her net worth is expected to see an uplift this year for sure.

    Is Taylor Russell Is Dating Academy Award Nominated Actor Lucas Hedges?

    How will you feel if you knew that the Waves actress Taylor Russell was dating Lady Bird, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing actor Lucas Hedges?

    We know whoever you may be, you'd be heart broken because now you would have to live with a fact that Taylor Russell is taken and she isn't just dating any random guy, she is dating the Hollywood's most desired actor of this era.

    He isn't available in the social media and in 2019's January edition of Hollywood-Life, Lucas even talked about Taylor Russell saying:

    I'm going to visit my girlfriend Taylor Russell, and his co-star in the upcoming indie Waves. Then, I'll take a family trip.

    Manchester by the Sea actor again talked about Taylor and his relationship and said:

    I'm going to look at my life and my relationships outside of work-related environments, and that feels really important to me right now.

    Lucas Hedges With The Hollywood Reporter

    Additionally, Just Jared first caught them publicly smooching in a Knicks vs Suns game. 

    Taylor Russell Kissing Lucas Hedges
    Taylor Russell Kissing Lucas Hedges

    At first the pair were sitting together as if they were just friends but when camera got to them, Taylor and Lucas like any ordinary couple shared a kiss on Live TV.

    Just Jared recently on 28 May 2019, again caught them sharing a front row seat at the Gucci Cruise 2020 fashion show at Musei Capitolini, Rome.

    Taylor Russell and Lucas Hedges Attending Gucci Cruise 2020
    Taylor Russell and Lucas Hedges Attending Gucci Cruise 2020

    Hopefully, the pictures are enough proves that the pair is still together.

    Taylor Russell's  Body Measurements and Physical Stats

    Taylor Russell has always said that she wants to represent a strong African woman on screen and wants to inspire other up and coming actors. This should be the reason she works hard and has an athletic body.

    Here are a few stats of California based African-Canadian actress Taylor Russell's physical measurements:

    Name Taylor Russell
    Age25 years/ DOB July 18, 1994 
    Gender Female 
    Height5'4" / 1.625 meters 
    Weight45 kgs 
    MeasurementBust 32 inches, waist 25 inches