In July 2011, Taylor was seen with Lady Gaga having romantic love affairs with her. They first met each other while making the music video for her song "You and I". They have been in love since then. Finally in February 2015, news about them being engaged became aired.
Taylor is the graduate of Lancaster Mennonite School. He then joined West Virginia University and majored in Business Management. He also graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management but later he changed his interest in acting and he finally made his acting debut in 2006 starring the role of Luke Gianni in the television series, Fashion House. Next year, he appeared in his debut movie, White Air. His break through role came in 2012 when he appeared in the movie, Zero Dark Thirty. His net worth is said to be around $2 million.