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Jax Taylor
Born
Jason Michael Cauchi

(1979-07-11) July 11, 1979 (age 41)
OccupationTelevision personality, actor, model
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
TelevisionVanderpump Rules
Spouse(s)
Brittany Cartwright
(m. 2019)

Jason Michael Cauchi (born July 11, 1979), known professionally as Jax Taylor, is an American television personality, model, and actor.[1] He currently stars on the Bravo reality television series Vanderpump Rules.[1]

Early life and education

Taylor was born in Shelby Township, Michigan on July 11, 1979, to Marie and Ronald Cauchi.[1] His mother is an Australian, and his father is Maltese. He has a sister, Jenny Lynn. He was raised Catholic and attended church until he was 19 years old.[2] In 1998, he graduated from Eisenhower High School in Shelby Township, Michigan.[3] He attended Michigan State University and community college, but he dropped out of school to enter the Navy.[4] He was in the Navy for 6 months, 4 days and was trained at a base in Norfolk, Virginia.[4][5][6]

Career

From 2002 to 2010, Taylor worked as a model in Europe and lived in Miami in an apartment with four other male models, including Channing Tatum.[7] Taylor signed with Ford Models in New York City.[7] He has appeared on several magazine editorials and front covers, including Trump Magazine, V Man, GQ Japan, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, 944 Magazine, Esquire, Instinct, CosmoGirl and Out.[8] He has also starred in campaigns for Target, Macy's, JC Pennys, Old Navy, Nordstrom, Kohl's, Sketchers, Paul Mitchell, AussieBum, 2(x)ist, Taco Bell and Abercrombie & Fitch.[8][9] In 2018, he resumed his modelling career by starring in a Jack Victor campaign.[10]

He started working at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurants SUR and Villa Blanca, which earned him a spot on the reality television series Vanderpump Rules in 2013, following the lives of the SUR and Villa Blanca servers. Taylor and Brittany Cartwright got their own spin-off television series Vanderpump Rules: Jax and Brittany Take Kentucky, which followed the couple's visit to Cartwright's hometown in Kentucky.[11] In 2014, Taylor collaborated with XCALIBUR BRAND to create a shoe and sweater collection titled Jax Taylor by XCALIBUR BRAND.[12][13] In 2014, Taylor also created a fitness application.[14]

Personal life

He began dating Brittany Cartwright in 2015. The couple got engaged in Malibu, California on June 7, 2018.[15] The couple wed on June 29, 2019, in Kentucky.[16] In September 2020, the couple announced were expecting their first child due in April 2021.[17]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Desperate Housewives Hot Guy 2 in Dance Club Episode: "Look Into Their Eyes and You See What They Know"
2012 Dexter Uncredited extra Episode: "This Is the Way the World Ends"
2012–2014 The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Himself 6 episodes
2013–present Vanderpump Rules Series regular
2015–2018 Watch What Happens: Live Himself / Guest 11 episodes
2016 Sharknado: The 4th Awakens Guardsman #2 Television film
2017 Then and Now with Andy Cohen Himself Episodes: "2003" and "1990"
2017 Vanderpump Rules: Jax and Brittany Take Kentucky TV Mini-Series; 6 episodes
2019 Basically Stassi Episode: "Stassi and Beau Go Toe to Toe with Jax and Brittany"
2020 Celebrity Call Center Episode: "The Shift With the Gen X Tik Tok"

References

  1. ^ a b c "Jax Taylor". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  2. ^ "A Conversation With Jax Taylor, Reality TV's Most Notorious Bad Boy - MEL Magazine". MEL Magazine. 2017-11-30. Retrieved 2018-11-03.
  3. ^ "Before They Worked at Sur: Jax Taylor". Bravo TV Official Site. 2015-01-04. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  4. ^ a b "Why Didn't Jax Taylor's Navy Training Help Him During that Near-Death Experience in Big Bear?". Bravo TV Official Site. 2018-03-01. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  5. ^ "The Villain of 'Vanderpump Rules'". Complex. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  6. ^ "'Sharknado 4' Actor Accused of Stolen Valor". This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here. 2019-03-19. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  7. ^ a b Reslen, Eileen (2018-12-17). "'Vanderpump Rules' Star Jax Taylor Opens Up About His Pre-Wedding Weight Loss". Men's Health. Retrieved 2019-01-02.
  8. ^ a b "Jax Taylor". www.modelmayhem.com. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  9. ^ "See the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Before They Were Stars". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  10. ^ "You May Just Run into Jax Taylor on Your Next Trip to This Popular Department Store". Bravo TV Official Site. 2018-08-16. Retrieved 2018-08-26.
  11. ^ "Vanderpump Rules Jax and Brittany Take Kentucky". Bravo TV Official Site. 2017-07-25. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  12. ^ Rohwedder, Kristie. "Jax + Rob K. = Footwear Match Made In Heaven". Bustle. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  13. ^ Rohwedder, Kristie. "What Would Stassi Say?". Bustle. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  14. ^ Rohwedder, Kristie. "Someone Wears Only a Sock On 'Vanderpump'". Bustle. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  15. ^ "Vanderpump Rules Stars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Engaged –– See the Ring!". PEOPLE.com. June 8, 2018.
  16. ^ "Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor Marries Brittany Cartwright: Inside Their Fairy-Tale Wedding". PEOPLE.com. June 29, 2019.
  17. ^ "Vanderpump Rules Stars Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Expecting Their First Child". PEOPLE.com. September 21, 2020. Retrieved 2020-09-22.

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