|Occupation Actor, model|
Years active 2006–present
Height 1.80 m
|Television Chicago Fire|
Name Taylor Kinney
Partner Lady Gaga
|Full Name Taylor Jacks Kinney|
Born July 15, 1981 (age 34) (1981-07-15) Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Education Lancaster Mennonite School
Alma mater West Virginia University
Home town Neffsville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parents Daniel Kinney, Pamela Heisler
Movies and TV shows Chicago Fire, The Other Woman, Trauma, Rock the Kasbah, Zero Dark Thirty
Similar People Lady Gaga, Jesse Spencer, Monica Raymund, Taylor Kitsch, Lauren German
Taylor Kinney Talks ‘Chicago Fire’ 100th Episode, Ex-Fiancee Lady Gaga | TODAY
Taylor Jacks Kinney (born July 15, 1981) is an American actor and model. He is known for playing Mason Lockwood in The Vampire Diaries, Jared in Zero Dark Thirty, and Lieutenant Kelly Severide in Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med.
- Taylor Kinney Talks ‘Chicago Fire’ 100th Episode, Ex Fiancee Lady Gaga | TODAY
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- Early life
- Personal life
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Taylor Jacks Kinney was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Pamela (Heisler), who worked as a dental hygienist, and Daniel Kinney, a banker. Kinney was raised in Neffsville, Pennsylvania, by his mother after his parents divorced. Kinney has three brothers: Adam, Ryan, and Trent.
In 2000, he graduated from Lancaster Mennonite School. Kinney studied Business Management at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Kinney played Luke Gianni on Fashion House (2006) on MyNetworkTV, and played Glenn Morrison on Trauma on NBC. Kinney had a recurring role on the supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries, joining the cast during the second season as Mason Lockwood. In 2011, Kinney was featured in Lady Gaga's music video for the song "You and I".
In 2012, Kinney landed a starring role on Chicago Fire, a drama series that follows the lives of firefighters and paramedics. Kinney plays Lieutenant Kelly Severide on Rescue Squad 3 opposite former House star Jesse Spencer. Also in 2012, Kinney appeared on the big screen in Kathryn Bigelow's acclaimed war drama Zero Dark Thirty. In 2012, he guest starred on Shameless as Craig, the former high school crush of the lead character Fiona (played by Emmy Rossum).
Kinney began dating singer-songwriter Lady Gaga in July 2011. They first met in Nebraska while working on the music video for her song "You and I", and started dating soon afterwards. They became engaged in February 2015, and called off their engagement in July 2016.