If you have watched the Hulu Original sitcom named PEN15 or Young Rock, then you must be familiar with Taj Cross who played the role of some side character in both of them and he did a great job. But what did his childhood look like and how did he start his career? Keep reading this article to know more about this TV personality!
Taj Cross: Early and Personal Life
Taj Cross was born on 11th February 2004 which means his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Currently, he is 17 years old and residing in United States of America.
He is very new in the filming industry and has just started appearing on the screens. He made his acting debut as Sam in the Hulu Original series PEN15 and looks like his journey to fame has already started.
Being new to the limelight, we have limited information about this young star. We know his nationality is American and he follows Christian religion. His ethnicity is known to be Caucasian.
He is approximately 158 cm (i.e. 5 ft 2 inch) tall and weighs around 45 Kg (99 lbs). Unfortunately, we have no information regarding the family or education history of this American actor. But even being in the industry for just a couple years, he has a net worth of approximately $1.2 Million.
Taj himself told the media that he enjoys painting and often take out his brushes when he is not busy in shooting. Also, he is a vivid pet lover and his hobbies contains dancing, playing the guitar and of course painting.
We know that he is very charming and some of you are curious to know if he is single or not. But sadly, there is no public information about his relationship status but looks like he is currently focusing on his career and his studies.
Taj Cross’s famous Projects
Taj Cross does not use any social media which makes it 10 times harder to track his new projects or take a glimpse into his day-to-day life. His first and most famous project yet is PEN15.
His role as Sam in PEN15 was based on Sam Zvibleman who was one of the writers of the show. PEN15 is a comedy series streaming on Hulu. It depicts different scenarios which happens in the life of a typical teenager. This series took inspiration from many real life high school stories so that it can be more relatable for the young audience.
This show was great initiative by the creators and the channel as it showcases reality to the teenagers and helps them being more confident in themselves. Taj Cross very nicely portrayed his character as Sam and the audience just could not help but swoon over his cuteness.
The audience just knows that in future he is going to be a great actor and are fully supporting him. We also got to know from a recent interview that he is great in improvisation and some of his best scenes from PEN15 were improvised.
Latest Updates about Taj Cross
After completing 2 season of PEN15, Taj Cross was back on the screens on the latest show in NBC named ‘Young Rock’. The show name literally translates to what this series is about. It is about the life of young Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.
This series was recently released in 2021 after a long break due to COVID-19 in which Bradley Constant took the responsibility to play the role of the 16-year-old Dwayne himself.
While on the other hand, Taj portrays the role of Dwayne’s right hand man in his adolescent years. Even he is a side character, but he has a very complex and important role in the series.
Taj is not just playing the role of one friend, but shows the personality of multiple friends Dwayne had in his teenage years. He revealed that he and his co-star Bradley have hung out on many occasions and have learnt many things from each other.
But how will he portray his role? Will he be successful in showing multiple personalities and emotions by himself? You have to watch Young Rock right now and witness Taj’s brilliant performance in it.
Frequently Asked Questions
What movies is Taj cross in?
Following is the list of the Filmography of Taj Cross –
- Young Rock Gabe (2021)
- PEN15 Sam (2019-2020)
- Young Rock Gabe (2021)
- PEN15 Sam (2019-2020)
Who is Taj cross parents?
Taj Cross was born on February 11 2004 to parents – Jake Cross and Christina Karras. He has an older sister, Camille Cross. Camille is a student at Columbia College. Taj’s parents are divorced and he currently lives with his mom and her partner, CJ Bonura.
How old is the cast of PEN15?
Erskine and Konkle are both 33 years old — an age that’s a little too old, even in Hollywood, to be playing young teens. And although they’re styled in middle-school-appropriate ways, the show makes absolutely no effort to conceal the actresses’ ages; in fact, their adulthood is a key part of the show’s quirky concept.
How old are the stars of PEN15?
33 years old
Erskine and Konkle are both 33 years old – an age that’s a little too old, even in Hollywood, to be playing young teens. And although they’re styled in middle-school-appropriate ways, the show makes absolutely no effort to conceal the actresses’ ages; in fact, their adulthood is a key part of the show’s quirky concept.
Is Pen15 a true story?
That’s what I think about when I think about Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine, two best friends who, alongside Sam Zvibleman, created one of TV’s finest comedies in Hulu’s “Pen15.” In the series, Konkle and Erskine play 13 year-old auto fictionalized versions of themselves in 2000, but surrounded by actual, real-life 13
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Watch this latest interview with Taj Cross talking about his newest project ‘Young Rock’.
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