Jonathan Taylor Thomas Biography

Updated On May 14, 2019 Published On Nov 08, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1981 , September-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Birth Name Jonathan Taylor Weiss
Nick Name JTT, Jon
Father Stephen Weiss
Mother Claudine Gonsalves
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity Mixed American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $16 million
Famous for Home Imrovement
Affair with Natalie Wright and Scarlet Pomers
Girlfriend Natalie Wright and Scarlet Pomers
Married No
Education Harvard University
Awards Young Artist Award, Kids Choice Awards
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies The Extra,Tilt-A-Whirl,Walking Across Egypt
TV Show The Bradys,Home Improvement,Last Man Standing
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Jonathan Taylor Thomas is an American actor and director known for portraying the character, Randy Taylor on Home Improvement, an American sitcom and voicing Simba in the animated movie, The Lion King.

Jonathan Taylor Thomas' early life and education

He was born as Jonathan Taylor Weiss on September 8, 1981, to parents father Stephen Weiss, who was a sales manager and mother, a social worker, Claudine Gonsalves. Jonathan grew up along with his siblings in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Regarding his ethnicity, he is of mixed ethnicity and holds an American Nationality. He holds German and Portuguese ancestry. 


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Jonathan completed his graduation from Chaminade College Preparatory School and earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history from Harvard University.

In 2010, the actor also graduated from the Columbia University School of General Studies

Jonathan Taylor Thomas'  acting career

Jonathan Taylor started his acting career, featuring in TV series. He made his TV debut portraying the character of Kevin in the TV series, The Brady Bunch in 1990.

Thomas has also starred in several other movies such as The Wild Thornberrys, Veronica Mars, Last Man Standing, The Oz Kids, etc. He was also seen in several hit TV series including The Extra, Walking Across Egypt, and The Adventure of Pinocchio.  

Currently, the 37 years' old is not that involved in the acting industry as his last movie was in 2006 when he directed the short movie, The Extra. Similarly, his final TV sitcom was in 2015 when he appeared in the series Last Man Standing as John Baker for 4 episodes alongside Tim Allen and Kaitlyn Dever

Jonathan Taylor Thomas' awards

As an actor, Jonathan is the recipient of several prestigious awards. He was awarded Young Artist Awards for Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a TV series, Home Improvements, ShoWest Award for Young Star of the Year, Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Voiceover, and Kids’ Choice Awards twice.  

Jonathan Taylor Thomas' personal life

Moving towards his personal life, Jonathan Taylor Thomas had a long-term relationship with girlfriend Natalie Wright. The couple got engaged in 2007 but never got married. 

Jonathan also dated American actress, Scarlett Pomers for a short period. He is still unmarried and doesn't have any children. From sources, it has also come to know that the actor has stayed as a pure vegetarian for much of his life. 

Jonathan Taylor Thomas' net worth

Jonathan Taylor Thomas earns a significant amount of money from his professional career. He has been featured in several movies and TV series through which he makes a decent amount of money. Jonathan Taylor Thomas' net worth is estimated at around $16 million.

Jonathan Taylor Thomas' body measurements

He has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (167 cms) and his body weighs about 67 kgs (147.7 lbs).

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Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

September 8 , 1981

Jonathan Taylor Thomas was born on 8th September 1981 in Pennsylvania. He was born to father, Stephen Weiss, and mother, Claudine Gonsalves and grew up along with his siblings. 

Completed his Graduation


Jonathan Taylor Thomas attended Chaminade College Preparatory School and completed his education. He purused his bachelor's degree in philosophy and history from Harvard University. 

Started his career in Acting


Jonathan Taylor Thomas started his career in acting from the year 1990. He made his debut as an actor with a TV series portraying the character, Kevin in The Brady Bunch.

Voice over artist for The Lion King


Apart from acting, Jonathan Taylor Thomas has also done the voice-over for a character Simba in the famous animated movie, The Lion King. The movie is regarded as one of the successful animated movies.

Engaged with Natalie Wright.


Jonathan Taylor Thomas got engaged to Natalie Wright in the year 2007. The couple dated for several months before getting engaged. They didn't get married as they separated the same year of their engagement. 

Net Worth around $16 million


Jonathan Taylor Thomas earns a good sum of money from his professional career. His current Net worth is around $16 million by which he finances his living.