July 15, 1981 |
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Partner(s)||Lady Gaga (2011–present)|
Early life and education
Kinney was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania with his three brothers by his single mother Pamela (née Heisler), a dental hygienist. In 2000, he graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School. He attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
In 2011, Kinney was featured in Lady Gaga's music video for the song "You and I". In 2012, he guest starred on Shameless as Craig, the former high school crush of the lead character Fiona (played by Emmy Rossum).
Kinney has been dating Lady Gaga since July 2011. They met on the set of her music video for the song "You and I." On Gaga's album Artpop(2013) there are few songs Gaga wrote about Kinney's and her relationship, like Gypsy and Dope.
|2010||Scorpio Men on Prozac||May's Lover|
|2011||A Mann's World||France||Television film|
|2011||Prodigal||Brad Searcy||Short film|
|2012||Least Among Saints||Jesse|
|2012||Stars in Shorts||Brad Searcy|
|2012||Zero Dark Thirty||Jared|
|2014||The Other Woman||Filming|
|2006||Fashion House||Luke Gianni||Main Cast; 35 episodes|
|2007||What About Brian||Jared||"What About Secret Lovers..."|
|2008||Bones||Jimmy Fields||"Player Under Pressure"|
|2009–2010||Trauma||Glenn Morrison||Main Cast; 19 episodes|
|2010–2011||Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire Diaries||Mason Lockwood||Recurring (Seasons 2–3); 9 episodes|
|2011||CSI: NY||Jason Locke||"Identity Crisis"|
|2011||Rizzoli & Isles||Jesse Wade||"Don't Hate the Player"|
|2012||Dating Rules from My Future Self||Dave||Main Cast|
|2012||Shameless||Craig Heisner||"I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day"
"A Beautiful Mess"
|2012||Castle||Darren Thomas||"Once Upon a Crime"|
|2012||Breakout Kings||Perry||"SEALd Fate"|
|2012–present||Chicago Fire||Lieutenant Kelly Severide||Main Role|
- Taylor Kinney | Taylor Kinney is a 'lucky guy' to be with Lady Gaga. Contactmusic.com. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.
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- Joanne F Fritz Heisler (1929–2011) – Find A Grave Memorial. Findagrave.com. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.
- Lady Gaga blends in during visit to Lancaster County – News. LancasterOnline.com (March 28, 2013). Retrieved on 2013-07-24.
- Keck, William (July 10, 2010). "Keck's Exclusives! Vampire Diaries Casts Mason Lockwood". TV Guide. Retrieved July 12, 2010.
- "Lady Gaga goes public with romance". The Belfast Telegraph. December 29, 2011. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
- Bentley, Jean (January 6, 2012). "'Shameless': Emmy Rossum on romancing James Wolk, Taylor Kinney & buying a bra in Season 2". Zap 2 It. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
- Lady Gaga to marry Taylor Kinney this summer?. Marie Claire. Retrieved on July 24, 2013.