Deborah Lautner is the celebrity mother of Taylor Lautner, an American actor, and model.

Taylor is best known for playing the role of shapeshifter Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series. Moreover, she has also starred in the BBC sitcom Cuckoo and the second season of FOX black comedy series Scream Queens.

Lautner currently works as a Senior Tech Project Manager at Venice Consulting Group.

Deborah Lautner Age and Ancestry

Deborah Lautner was probably born in the 1970s in America. She holds an American nationality.

Talking about her age, she is in her fifties.

Lautner comes from Dutch and French ancestry but has “distant” Native American ancestry (specifically Odawa and Potawatomi, both Anishinaabe peoples).

Works in an IT Company

The celebrity mother attended the University of Northwestern – St. Paul. After her graduation, she worked as a Project Manager at Siemens IT Solutions and Services for 2 years from 2005 to 2007.

Deborah also served as the Southwest Project Manager during that time.

She has been serving as the Senior Tech Project Manager at Venice Consulting Group currently.

Who is her Husband?

Deborah Lautner is a married woman and spending a happy conjugal life in Culver City, California, United States.

Her husband is Daniel Lautner. Daniel, who worked as a pilot at Midwest Airlines, belongs of German ancestry.

Deborah Lautner with her husband and children

The couple became the parents of two children, a son named Taylor Daniel and a daughter named Makena Carly.

Childhood photo of Deborah Lautner’s children
Source: Instagram@taylorlautner

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Deborah Lautner’s Son: Who is Taylor Lautner?

Deborah has two grown-up children. Her son Taylor is a popular face in the entertainment industry.

Taylor was born on February 11, 1992 (age 30) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

He made his debut in Shadow Fury in 2001 and also appeared in small roles in The Bernie Mac Show, My Wife and Kids, and Summerland.

He came into the limelight after appearing in the 2005 movies The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D as Sharkboy.

Taylor then starred in Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon as Jacob Black which established him in the industry. The film was commercially successful and Lautner received a lot of positive responses from the critics.

Taylor also appeared in three more films of The Twilight Saga film series. He was nominated and various awards for his role in the series


  • Scream Awards for Male Breakout Performance
  • MTV Movie Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance – Male
  • Teen Choice Awards for Choice Fresh Face – Male
  • People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Breakout Actor
  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actor

Who is Taylor Lautner’s Girlfriend?

Taylor has dated some popular faces to date. He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Taylor Dome, who is a nurse by profession.

The Taylor couple started their relationship in 2018 and announced that they were engaged on November 13, 2021.

Lautner shared his happy moment on his Instagram announcing their engagement and captioned:

Cannot wait to spend forever with you @taydome You love me unconditionally. You don’t put up with my 💩 You calm me when I’m anxious. You make me laugh way too much and make every single day spent with you so special. And most importantly, you make me a better person. I can’t thank you enough for what you’ve brought to my life. I love you forever.

Taylor Lautner and Taylor Dome’s engagement
Source: Instagram@taylorlautner

Taylor dated Valentine’s Day co-star Taylor Swift in 2009 but broke up after a year. He then had an affair with Abduction co-star Lily Collins for a year from November 2010 to September 2011.

Lautner also dated Canadian actress and Tracers co-star Marie Avgeropoulos for two years.

Moreover, Taylor also has a short romantic relationship with Scream Queens co-star Billie Lourd in 2017.

Where is her Daughter?

Deborah’s daughter Makena, born in 1999, is living a conjugal life with her husband Jacob Moore.

The couple has been married since May 3, 2020. They tied the knot in a beautiful wedding ceremony held in the presence of their family, friends, and relatives.

Makena wore a white gown on her big day while her husband appeared in a light blue suit.

Deborah Lautner’s daughter, Makena Lautner at her wedding day

Makena had a Heart Surgery

Deborah’s daughter Makkena had difficult teenage years as she had a rare heart condition. The heart cases like her appear only in 1 or 2 people in a year.

Makena had her first surgery in 2015 while the second procedure was done after three years. During the time, her brother Taylor was with her.

Makena Lautner’s heart surgery

She was successfully treated and has been helping people with similar heart conditions since then.

Net worth and Source of Income

Deborah Lautner works in an It company as a project manager and has been earning well to support her family.

She reportedly earns around $100,000 a year from the Venice Consulting Group where she currently works.

Lautner’s son is a popular American actor who has a net worth of $40 Million. He makes a huge earning from his movies and TV series and also earns additional income from commercials and advertisements.

He lives in a property worth $1.86 million in Los Angeles.

Taylor Lautner Movies Box Office Collection:

MoviesProduction BudgetBox Office Collection
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn –Part 1
$110 million
$712.2 million
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
$50 million
$709.7 million

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
$68 million
$698.4 million

$37 million
$407.1 million

$35 million
$90.1 million

Taylor Learned Karate after being Bullied

Deborah’s son was bullied in school for being an actor.

“I just had to tell myself ‘I can’t let this get to me. This is what I love to do. And I’m going to continue doing it.’

He then started taking karate classes at six and earned a black belt at eight.

Taylor also took part and won several junior world championships.

He was even involved in baseball and hip-hop dance in his school at Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, California.

Deborah Lautner Twitter

Deborah has a Twitter account @DeborahMLautner where she has more than 800 followers.

On her Twitter bio, she writes:

Mother of Taylor Daniel and Makena Carly. (Profile pic is of my beautiful angels)! I take life as it comes and am very grateful for everything!

She hasn’t made any posts since 2010 but before she has made several family-related posts.

Deborah’s Relation with her Family

Mrs. Lautner has a very good relationship with her son Taylor, daughter, and husband.

She isn’t active on social media lately but previously when she was on Twitter she used to post about family things on her account.

On August 14, 2010, she made a tweet writing:

#Ismilewhen People say amazing thing about my family and I. We all enjoy them! Thanks, you make me smile! ~Deb

About her daughter, she tweeted:

@MakenaCLLautner definitely has Hannah Montana Forever fever! She always has to watch it! LOL! Love you Kenny! ~Deb

@MakenaCLLautner Sorry sweetie! Mom needs on sometimes! LOL! Love you doll! ~Mom

She loves her children and husband a lot. She writes:

My kids are the best! I love them so much! @rltaylorlautner @makenacllautner You both are Angels! Much love ~Mom

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