Taylor Russell bio: Age, height, parents, movies and TV shows

Taylor Russell bio: Age, height, parents, movies and TV shows

Taylor Russell is a young Canadian actress currently making waves as an incredible performer. The 25-year-old currently has 20 acting credits, 4 award wins, and 11 nominations to her name. If there is one person to watch out for, it is Taylor.

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Since her debut in 2012, the actress has continued to make significant strides in the entertainment industry. Without a doubt, she is going places. Find out more about her background, career progression, and net worth.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Taylor Russell McKenzie
  • Nicknames: Russ, Tmac, Tay
  • Date of birth: 18th July 1994
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Ethnicity: Multiracial
  • Height: 5 ft 4.5 inches
  • Weight: 55 kgs
  • Body measurements: 32-25-34 inches
  • Hair color: Dark brown
  • Eye color: Dark brown
  • Net worth: $700,000
  • Occupation: Actress

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Taylor Russell's background

The actress was born on 18th July 1994, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. How old is Taylor Russell? At the moment, Taylor Russell age is 25 years.

Russell grew up in Vancouver and Toronto. As a child, Taylor was often caught daydreaming. Her habit of talking to imaginary people worried her mother. In school, she would get into trouble for daydreaming in class.

This habit of daydreaming could be what nurtured her creativity and pushed her into joining the entertainment industry.

What ethnicity is Taylor Russell?

She is multiracial, as her father is black and her mother is white. This is the only available information concerning Taylor Russell parents.

The actress has two siblings.

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Taylor Russell measurements

The gorgeous actress weighs approximately 55 kilograms, which is the same as 121 lbs. On the other hand, Taylor Russell height is 5 ft 4.5 inches, which translates to 1.64 meters or 164 centimeters.

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Her body measures 32-25-34 inches in the bust-waist-hip ratio. As for her appearance, she has dark brown eyes and hair.

Taylor Russell's career

Taylor Russell actress began her professional career in 2012, which was when she also launched her Twitter account. She debuted in Emily Owens M.D., a TV series, as one of the mean girls in the episode titled Emily and... the Outbreak.

Early on in her career, she made an appearance with Madeline Carroll in the CBS TV movie titled Blink. The film was released in 2013.

Today, the actress has starred in over 15 major productions.

Taylor Russell movies and TV shows

The actress has starred in these productions:

  • Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets (post-production) - Sophie
  • Words on Bathroom Walls (post-production)
  • Escape Room 2 (2021) - Zoey Davis
  • Lost in Space (2018-2019) - Judy Robinson
  • Waves (2019) - Emily
  • Escape Room (2019) - Zoey Davis
  • Hot Air (2018) - Tess
  • Down a Dark Hall (2018) - Ashley
  • Sea Change (2017) - Cece
  • Before I Fall (2017) - Ashley
  • Dead of Summer (2016) - Laura
  • UNIT Bryan (2016) - Robin
  • Dead of Night (2015) - Carrie
  • Falling Skies (2015) - Evelyn
  • Strange Empire (2015) - Cassie
  • Pants on Fire (2014) - Jennifer
  • The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) - Lark Voorhies
  • Blink (2013) - Jessica
  • If I Had Wings (2013) - Amy Conrad
  • Emily Owens M.D. (2012) - Mean girl #1

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To date, Russell has 4 award wins and 11 nominations to her name.


  • In 2019, she won an African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) We See You Award for her role in Waves.
  • In 2019, she won a Gotham Independent Film Award under the Breakthrough Actor category for her role in Waves.
  • In 2020, the actress was honored with a Hollywood Critics Association Star on the Rise Award for her role in Waves as well.
  • In 2020, she managed to win a Santa Barbara International Film Festival Virtuoso Award, also for her role in Waves.


  • In 2019, she was nominated for an Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Saturn Award under the Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation category for her role in Lost in Space (2018).
  • In 2020, she received two Black Reel nominations under the Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture and Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female categories.
  • She received a Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination for Most Promising Performer in 2019.
  • In 2020, she was an Independent Spirit Award nominee for Best Supporting Female.
  • She was also a Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) Breakthrough Award nominee in 2020. This nomination was for her roles in Escape Room and Waves.
  • In 2020, she was nominated for two HCA Awards under the Best Supporting Actress and Breakthrough Performance - Actress categories.
  • She received an IFJA Award nomination under the Best Supporting Actress category in 2019.
  • In 2020, she was nominated for a LEJA Award under the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role category.
  • In 2019, she was nominated for a Seattle Film Critics Award under the Best Supporting Actress category.

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Taylor Russell net worth

As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to be $700,000.

Love life

In 2018, she was rumored to be dating popular actor Lucas Hedges after the two were spotted kissing while watching a football game at Madison Square Garden in New York City. However, these relationship rumors were squashed when it was revealed that it was just a kiss and nothing more.

At the moment, the actress is presumably single.

Taylor Russell social media

Her Instagram account has 88.5k followers. If you would like to see some Taylor Russell hot pictures, this is the account to follow.

Taylor Russell is one lady who is going places. Looking at her filmography, it can be concluded that truly, her talent has no bounds.

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