Taylor Russell is a very common face on TV screens. The young rising actress is greatly enhancing her status and personality in the entertainment industry through hard work and great dedication. Best known for her recurring roles in the CBC-aired drama series Strange Empire and the American post-apocalyptic science fiction series, Falling Skies, Russell debuted as an actress at the age of 18 and today her performance in the entertainment field has earned her a reputable place among her young actors. Enjoy more interesting facts about the beautiful actress.
Taylor Russell Biography
Born on July 18, 1994, and raised by her parents in Vancouver, Canada. Taylor joined the movie industry in 2012 with the medical drama TV series, Emily Owens, M.D. where she played as Mean Girl #1. Based on her performance in the TV series, she received more acting roles. In 2013, she received more TV roles. She appeared in Blink as Jessica and in the movie, If I Had Wings, as Julie.
Gradually taking her place in the industry, more TV roles began to come her way. Like in her previous year, 2014 had Russell appearing in two American films- The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, and Pants on Fire, it then increased to three in 2015 with the films, Strange Empire, Falling Skies and Suspension. However, it was her role in movies like Lost in Space, Down a Dark Hall, that earned her much popularity. She acted as Judy Robinson the former while in the later where she took on the main role, she was featured as Ashley.
The movie Before I Fall which was released in 2017 and which had Taylor Russell acting as Ashley, recorded $16.2 million at the box office. It was made under the budget $5 million and it had IMDB rating it 6.4 stars out of 10. Rusell shared the screen with Halston Sage, Zoey Deutch, Elena Kampouris, Kian Lawley, and LogaCOntrary t n Miller.
This young beautiful actress has also signed some classic and fantastic films such as Escape Room, Waves and Words on Bathroom Walls which her fans are patiently waiting for its release in 2019. In Escape from Room which is a psychological horror film, Russell takes the character role of Zoey the young girl who is lured to a deadly room where she will be solving clues in an effort to survive. She shares the screen with Deborah Ann Woll, Logan Miller and Nik Dodani, while in the drama film Waves, she will be shared the screen with Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges and Sterling K. Brown, among others.
Parents and Ethnicity
Taylor Russell belongs to a mixed-race family, with a white mother and a father who is black. She also has two siblings whose identity have not been made known. Life while growing up, was not so helpful for young Russell who was struggling to have a sense of belonging in an environment with more white. Worst of it all was how her family moved homes 14 times until they finally settled in Toronto, where there are more black and mixed-race people.
Is She Dating Anyone, Who is Her Boyfriend?
Contrary to her career as an actress, Taylor Russell has managed to keep matters about her relationship secret. The 5 Feet 4 Inches tall young actress appears to be more focused on building her career in the entertainment industry than flirting with young men. Russell is more conscious about keeping her fans updated on her new TV roles than sharing information about her personal life. However, it is generally believed that she has a boyfriend whose name has been kept secret although we are yet to find any proof of her relationship in the past.
Outside acting, Taylor Russell uses her spare time to read books. She had even started a book club on the Lost in Space set, although she admitted that she wound up as she was the only member in the club.
Taylor Russell is yet to gather much as net worth, being that she has just stepped into the movie industry. However, TV stars like her are believed to earn as much as $1 million as pay for every role they play. Perhaps her net worth will begin to count in millions too as she continues to feature in more highly-rated films in the near future.