Who is Tait Blum?
Tait Blum was born on 31 March 2006 under the zodiac sign of Aries, in Napa City, California USA. He’s a 17-year-old rising actor, model, and TV personality, probably best recognized for landing the role of the young Bob Lee in the USA Network drama series “Shooter” (2018), playing Logan Bane in the Netflix sitcom “Team Kaylie” (2019-2020), and featuring as Connor Payton in the biographical sports comedy film “Home Team” (2022). Additionally, he’s known as a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor and accomplished go-kart racer.
How rich is he? Tait Blum’s Net Worth
As of the latter part of 2023, Tait’s net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million, acquired largely through his prosperous career as a professional actor. Despite his involvement in only 10 TV and film projects since he launched his professional acting career back in 2018, the young actor has risen as a prominent figure in the film industry. In addition to his acting endeavors, he increases his wealth through various other ventures, including not only modeling assignments and brand advertisements, but also participation in numerous fighting competitions and go-kart races.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Tait was raised by his parents Todd his Heather Blum, however, little is known about the exact professions of his parents, except that his father is a businessman. He’s revealed that his parents hail from Williamsburg, Virginia, and that they moved a lot during his childhood. Tait has a younger brother, named Teddy Blum, who is also an actor who has starred in such titles as “Big Little Lies” (2019), “For All Mankind” (2019), and “Walker: Independence” (2023).
Tait holds American nationality and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnic group. In terms of religion, he identifies himself as a Christian. Looking at his educational background, Tait is currently pursuing his education in a private high school, but its name is unknown.
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Tait developed his love for acting while he attended a Los Angeles-based acting studio, alongside his brother Teddy. Despite facing numerous rejections during auditions, Tait remained focused on his goal of becoming a professional actor, and his passion for acting eventually resulted in his significant breakthrough in 2018, when he secured a major role. He portrayed the younger version of Bob Lee in the American drama TV series “Shooter”, alongside such esteemed actors as Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten, and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. The show, developed by John Hlavin and aired on USA Network, is based on the 2007 film of the same title, and follows the adventures of Stephen Hunter’s fictional character Bob Lee ‘The Nailer’ Swagger, a retired Marine gunnery sergeant and sniper, during and after the Vietnam War. Even though Tait appeared in only four episodes of the series, his performance was praised, opening doors for more acting opportunities.
Rise to Fame
Tait’s next significant role came when he appeared in the Netflix anthology documentary series “Medal Of Honor” in 2018. He featured in the episode “Sylvester Antolak”, portraying the young Antolak, a US Army Sergeant posthumously honored with the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during World War II. The same year, he got a chance to make a guest appearance as the younger version of the DC Comics superhero Hank Hall in the DC Universe/HBO Max superhero series “Titans”.
In 2019, Tait continued to work on several major projects. He secured the role of Jackson in “Cousins For Life”, a comedy TV series broadcast on Nickelodeon, in which he shared the screen with Dallas Dupree Young, Scarlet Spencer, and Micah Abbey. Thereafter, he played Shane Baldwin in the critically acclaimed Apple TV+ sci-fi drama series “For All Mankind”, sharing the screen with such notable actors as Michael Dorman, Joel Kinnaman and Sarah Jones, and starring next to his brother Teddy in the series.
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From 2019 to 2020, Tait was cast as Logan Bane in four episodes of the sitcom streaming TV series “Team Kaylie”, which was directed by Bob Koherr and aired on Netflix. It was followed by his debut film appearance as Patrick in the 2020 adventure family fantasy movie “Wish Upon A Unicorn”, written and directed by Steve Bencich.
Recent and Upcoming Projects
With the beginning of the new decade, Tait secured the portrayal of Connor Payton in the biographical sports comedy film “Home Team”, with Kevin James in the lead role, based on real-life events, following the story of the New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, who coaches his son’s team during his one-year suspension from the National Football League; the film was released on Netflix in 2022.
His latest project came in the next year when he guest-starred as Jacob Fischer in an episode of the CBS action-drama series “Magnum P.I.” (2023). Most recently, it was announced that he will appear as Cooper in an upcoming short sci-fi film, entitled “Extra Ordinary”, which should be released soon.
To speak further about his career, Tait has also ventured into modeling since he’s appeared in several advertising commercials and participated in numerous modeling assignments.
In addition to his career as an actor and model, Tait is recognized as a competitive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion. He’s participated in several competitions, achieving notable success and earning such titles as the Sport Jiu-Jitsu Kids’ Worlds (No-Gi) title and the Mendes Brothers at Art of Jiu-Jitsu in Costa Mesa. Besides that, he’s also proven his skills in go-kart racing, securing victories in prestigious races, including the ROTAX Grand Nationals & Challenge of the Americas.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Tait has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), and weighs around 114lbs (52kgs), with chest size 32, waist size 26, and a biceps size of 12. His shoe size is 7 (US).
Personal Life and Trivia
Tait maintains privacy when it comes to revealing details about his personal love life. Although his current relationship status remains a mystery, and there’s no information in the media about whether he is single or not, his fans speculate that he isn’t seeing anyone at the moment, and that he’s more focused on his professional career rather than on romantic relationships. He currently resides with his parents in Los Angeles, California.
During his spare time, Tait enjoys traveling around the world, and has visited several countries so far. His hobbies include surfing, playing soccer, skating, and shooting. His favorite actors are Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day Lewis. One of his closest friends is fellow actress Summer Fontana. He doesn’t have any tattoos on his body.