Taron Egerton

Taron Egerton

Date Of Birth10 November 1989
Age28 years 9 months 9 days
Day of BirthFriday
Place Of BirthBirkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Zodiac SignScorpio
Professions Actor , Singer , Model
Full Name Taron David Egerton

Personal Information
Residence Muswell Hill, North London
Muswell Hill, London, United Kingdom
Mother Tongue English
Religion Christianity
Languages English , Welsh
Star SignScorpio
Nationality British
EthnicitiesWelsh , British
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Trademarks Mole on front neck , Dimple
Body Features & Measurements
Height176 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color light brown
Weight79 KG
174 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Chest size 44
Biceps Size 15
Family Information
Mother Christine Egerton (Social Services)
Grandfather Thomas Henry Elliot Egerton (Maternal)
Grandmother Winifred Jean Pound (Maternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) B.A (Acting) (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art)
Education(School) Ysgol Penglais Comprehensive school (West Wales)
Alma MaterRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
Love, Romance, Marriage
Girlfriend Emily Thomas (Producer; 2016-)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Pop(2012)
Years Active 2011-
Debut (TV) Lewis(2013)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
HobbiesDrawing
Reading
Favorite Actors Robert De Niro
Dustin Hoffman
John Candy (Actor & Comedian)
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep
Favorite Food Pizza
Favorite MoviesKramer Vs Kramer(1979)
Four Weddings and a Funeral(1994)
Favorite Singers Stevie Wonder
Otis Redding
Al Green
David Bowie
Marvin Gaye
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Song Sound and Vision (David Bowie)
Favorite DrinkBeer
Favorite Music BandsFuture Islands
The Beatles
The Strokes
the Stones
LikesLiterature
Favorite Sports Team Manchester United Football club
Favorite Animal Cat
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageWiki Page
Twitter ProfileTwitter Profile
Contact
Talent Agents United Agents
Lindy King
Julia Charteris
More Information
Inspirations Will Poulter
Daniel Day-Lewis
Brendon Gleeson
Sean Penn
Jack O’Connell
Gary Oldman
Michael Sheen
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Net worth$6 Million (2018)
Instruments guitar

Biography

Taron Egerton is a Welsh, British actor & singer. He is popular for playing roles- Gary Unwin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Eggsy in Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Eddie Edwards in Eddie the Eagle(2016), Johnny in Sing(2016), Robin Hood in Robin Hood(2018), Mad Teddy Smith in legend(2015), Edward Britain in Testament of Youth(2014), Dennis Severs in The Smoke.

Taron Egerton was born on 10th November 1989 in Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom. He lives in London. He grew up in Wirral Peninsula, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll(Anglesey) & Aberystwyth(Ceredigion). His mother worked in social services.

Taron Egerton & Mother

Image: Taron Egerton & Mother

Taron Egerton shirtless

Image: Taron Egerton shirtless

Taron Egerton & Girlfriend Emily Thomas

Image: Taron Egerton & Girlfriend Emily Thomas

Video: Taron Egerton Singing

Taron Egerton: Facts & Trivia

  • Ancestry: His parents are from around Liverpool, he is Welsh from his grandmother's side
  • He liked James Body movies as a kid.
  • "Taron": His name derives from the Welsh word "taran", it means "thunder". Taron was a spelling mistake by his mother.
  • He often does his own stunts. We can see him do stunts himself.
  • Family: He has a father who is an occasional singer, mother who is in social services and Sister(s).
  • Family business: His parents ran a private family lodging & breakfast.
  • He often uses Google, Youtube to prepare for the roles. He watched old videos for his role in Eddie the Eagle.
  • A Midsummer's Night Dream: Taron played a Mechanic in the drama from his college times
  • Accent: He is proficient in Welsh language as well, He speaks English with a light Welsh accent. 
  • Welshoff: He had a Welsh speaking competition with fellow actor Luke Evans on Jonathan Ross's show
  • Ysgol Penglais School: He went to Ysgol Penglais School an English medium school situated in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, West Wales as a kid.
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre: He trained at the art centre before going to RADA. 
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: He graduated from the London drama school which trains students for Movies, TV & Stage. He graduated with a B.A (Hons) in Acting. Some of the notable students of the institution include- Anthony Hopkins, Michael Sheen, Peter O'Toole.
  • Breakthrough movies: Taron has appeared in Two Kingsman movies- The Secret Service(2014) & The Golden Circle, both incredible successes. The movies also helped him get a contract with 20th Century Films for 3 movies.
  • Kingsman: When he was sort of half selected for the role in Kingsman, the directed listed Caveats on which he might get the roles. He underwent 3 months of fitness training. He also had to go through language program to lose some Welsh accent and learn Urban London accent. He watched Harry Brown (2009), Ill Manors, Top Boy as a part of preparation. He studied Adam Deacon, Ed Skrein, Noel Clarke, Riz Ahmed for his role.
  • Singing: He is a great singing talent, He has sung for sountrdracks in his movies like- Sing(2016) & Eddie the Eagle(2016). His clip of singing "Can he be more perfect" uploaded by a fan crossed Million views. His singing of "The Way I Feel Inside", "I'm Still Standing" are quite popular as well.
  • His favorite quote: Manners maketh the Man.
  • Specialization: He specializes in Music, Dance and Stage Combat formats
  • 50 best dressed British: He was listed by GQ Magazine as one of the well dressed British in both 2015 & 2016
  • He has appeared in stage plays like- Last of the Haussmans, No Quarter.
  • Awards:
    • Nominations
      • BAFTA Awards
      • London Film Festival
      • Empire Awards
      • Saturn Awards
      • Teen Choice Awards
    • Wins
      • Empire Awards- Best Performer of the year.
  • Popular Works include:
    • Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
    • Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
    • Robin Hood (2018)
    • Legend (2015)
    • Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
    • Inspector Lewis
    • Testament of Youth (2014)
    • Eddie the Eagle (2016)
  • Voice actor: He has voiced characters in movies like- Sing(2016),  Love at First Sight(2017)
  • Some of his favorite Movies are:
    • Four Weddings and a Funeral(1994)
    • Kramer Vs Kramer(1979)
    • Taxi Driver (1976)
  • The Breach(2015): He has appeared in the music video by Lazy Habits
  • He loves 80s music. "How can you not?" he asks.
  • Bambi: First movie he ever saw at the theatres is -Bambi (1942).
  • Student Performer of the Year: Taron won the award in 2011 given by Stephen Sondheim Society
  • National Youth Theatre: He is a member of the group.
  • Music Lover: He loves Funk, Motown & Soul
  • Class clown: He was a class clown, he would make jokes and make everyone laugh, his friends feel his energy and talent are being used in the right way
  • Michael Caine Impression: The director had asked him to do Michael Caine impression for the credits, Taron feels lucky it didn't make the cut
  • Taron Egerton Naked Shower Scene: Tagon appeared bare bottom on "The Smoke" episode 2 of season 1 for a brief 5 seconds. We have no idea if that is him or his butt double.
  • He is not a blood relative of Tamsin Egerton
  • He is a Cat lover and scared of Dogs.
  • He bought his mother a house in London in 2016.
  • Music Band: He sometimes appears in the music videos of "Lazy Habits". Taron's father sometimes sings with the band Data Slaves.
  • His advice to youngsters: Don't let anyone tell you, you can't.
  • Best advice he has recieved: Do not worry, things are not as tough as they appear
  • He signed against privatization of healthcare in UK
  • Instagram: He doesn't have an Instagram account as of 2018.
  • Favorite Inspirational sports movie: Cool Runnings (1993)
  • Is Taron Egerton Gay?: Doesn't appear so, he has a girlfriend

Taron Egerton: quotes

  • I like beer and pizza, I had to whip myself into shape.
  • I was a twinkle in my Dad's eye.
  • Come on guys, it is 2016, pick up your dog poop, what kind of an anti-social lunatic doesn't do that.
  • If all of it ends up being a dream it has been a perfect one.
  • I'm more of a Eggsy than a James Bond.
  • I had never tried Skiing before Eddie, I took to it like a duck to water.
  • I like lots of different types of films, from action-thriller to Romantic Comedies
  • I'm not a very athletic, but you know what I can be a great Mascot.
  • I annoy my friends by singing during the breaks
  • [on paparazzi] I guess everyone probably wishes it wasn't part of the job
  • I think great English teachers make the world go round
  • I drank so much milk during Eddie the Eagle, Now I have strong bones, so much Calcium.
  • All my friends are Welsh, I speak Welsh, and I feel very Welsh
  • I'm reluctant to make a comment on Colin [Firth] , people are making memes of me and Colin creating a relationship between us [He laughs]
  • You know when you are making fun of each other and it is not precious between each other anymore, that is the indication you have become good friends
  • I still love kids' films, I love DreamWorks & Pixar
  • I'd like to see Kingsman set in Wales so that I don't have to move very far
  • You can't act like someone else, you can only express yourself.
  • It has been years since I went on stage, it is my first love and I desperately want to go back. As an actor it really makes you uncomfortable and challenging.
  • When I first started acting I was kind of a showman and attention seeker, that is not the actor I love, I love an actor who is doing his movie with zeal, class and Panache.
  • I'm just a pampered boy from the hills. 
  • No, I'm not a quiet boy. My friends and family back home will be laughing if they hear it.
  • I have been standing in front of you as an young actor by the generosity of legends of the film fraternity, who have loved me and helped me.
  • I am not from an affluent background in any way
  • My friends and My mom have a wonderful irreverence about me being famous, I love it.
  • Everything that is good in me is my mother. She is an incredible, incredible, incredible force of nature

Taron Egerton: Photos, Pictures

Taron Egerton childhood
Taron Egerton childhood
Taron Egerton & Mother
Taron Egerton & Mother
Taron Egerton & Mother
Taron Egerton & Mother
Taron Egerton & Girlfriend Emily Thomas
Taron Egerton & Girlfriend Emily Thomas
Taron Egerton shirtless
Taron Egerton shirtless
Taron Egerton shirtless
Taron Egerton shirtless
Young Taron Egerton
Young Taron Egerton
Taron Egerton as Wolverine
Taron Egerton as Wolverine


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