Taylor Russell - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Taylor Russell
Nick Name: Russ, Tmac, Tay
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Escape Room 2 (film), Waves (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $700K

Personal Details

Born on : July 18, 1994 (age 29)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Taylor Russell McKenzie
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2
Ethnicity: Biracial (African-American, Caucasian)
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.64 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Taylor Russell?

Taylor Russell is an actress known for starring in the TV series Lost in Space and the films Escape Room, Escape Room 2, and Waves. She is also known as Taylor Russell Canaday and Taylor McKenzie.

Taylor Russell (Image: Just Jared)

Taylor Russell – Age, Parents, Siblings

Taylor Russell’s birth took place on July 18, 1994, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was born Taylor Russell McKenzie to a Caucasian mother and an African-American father. She was raised in Toronto, Ontario with her two siblings. There are no further details available on her parents, siblings, childhood, etc.

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Taylor Russell is also not shared with the public. Her ethnicity is biracial (African-American, Caucasian).

Taylor Russell – Boyfriend, Relationship

In December 2018 Russell was pictured kissing Oscar-nominated actor Lucas Hedges while attending the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York City. However, the pair might just have been appeasing the kiss cam. 

Hedges, in 2018, opened out about his sexuality- “not totally straight, but also not gay and not necessarily bisexual.” Currently, Taylor Russell is believed to be single, although a secret romance cannot be ruled out.

Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell in Dec 2018 (Image: Just Jared)

Taylor Russell – Career

Early Career

Russell’s debut role was in an episode of the 2012 TV series Emily Owens, M.D., and in the 2013 film If I Had Wings as Julie. This was followed by roles in the films Suspension (2015), Down a Dark Hall (2018), and Hot Air (2018). Finally, in 2019, she starred in the psychological horror film Escape Room (2019). This is considered his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

In the recent year, Taylor Russell has portrayed roles in the films Waves (2019), Words on Bathroom Walls (2020), Escape Room 2 (2021), Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets, and in the TV films The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014), Pants on Fire (2014), Sea Change (2017). 

Moreover, she has starred in the TV series Strange Empire (2015), Falling Skies (2015), and Dead of Summer (2016). She landed the main role of Judy Robinson in the science fiction series Lost in Space (2018-present).

Taylor Russell in Escape Room (Image: Sony Pictures)


On the set of Escape Room 2, Taylor Russell has worked with Holland Roden, Thomas Cocquerel, Logan Miller, Indya Moore, and Isabelle Fuhrman.

Taylor Russell – Awards, Nominations

Taylor Russell was nominated for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in Streaming Presentation (2019) for her work in Lost in Space.

Taylor Russell – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Russell is estimated at around $700,000 while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Taylor Russell – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites, Instagram Taylor Russell is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter, and Facebook.

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