Taron Eagerton is an English actor who has made a name for himself with appearances in such films as The Kingsman franchise and Rocketman. But ever since he portrayed the gay Elton John in the movie Rocketman, many people have been curious about the actor’s sexuality in real life. But is Taron Egerton really gay? Let’s find out.
Is Taron Egerton gay?
Lately, Taron Egerton played the music icon Elton John in his biopic called Rocketman in 2019. In the movie, Taron had a steamy gay sex scene with Game of Thrones star Richard Madden. His role in the movie was so convincing that many of him even started claiming that the actor is gay in his real life. Then, in one of the photos he posted on Instagram with another man, he captioned it “Cutie. My boy ❤️”, which only fueled rumors that he might be gay.
But everything about Taron Egerton’s sexuality became clear when the actor himself cleared the air in an interview. He stated: “One of the guys was in my flat in London, and I posted a picture of him on Instagram saying ‘Look at this cutie’, and a million outlets reported that I came out as gay… I’m not gay, but two of my friends came out when I was 15 and it was a pleasure supporting them because as a group we are all safe in who we are.” So, based on what Taron himself said, we can say that Taron Egerton is not gay.
Taron Egerton was born on November 10, 1989 in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. His father is a musician, while his mother used to work as a social worker. Eagerton lived with his mother and moved with her to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on the Isle of Anglesey when his parents separated and separated. In Angelsey, Taron went to primary school.
Meanwhile, he moved to Aberystwyth at the age of 12. Taron had a great interest in stage arts since childhood. So, at the beginning of only 15 years, he began to participate in a youth theater program. Egerton completed his education at the Ysgol Penglais School and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. And in the year 2012. He then completed his graduation with a BA (Hons) in Acting. During his time at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Taron also won the Stephen Sondheim Society’s Student of the Year award in 2011.
Tom Egerton’s professional acting career began in 2011 with his first appearance in the ITV series Lewis. Then he got the lead role in the series The Smoke. Meanwhile, his role as Gary “Eggsy” Unwin in the hit spy action movie Kingsman brought him fame and recognition in 2014. Later, in 2017, Taron returned in his role in the second movie titled Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
Since then, Taron Egerton has starred in a number of films. He appeared in the films Testament of Youth, Robin Hood and Billionaire Boys Club as a co-star and main character (in 2015). In 2016, Egerton also played Johnny, the gorilla in Sing’s animated film. He also starred in several hit musicals, including Rocketman, a musical biopic about musician Elton John in 2019. His father was a musician. Therefore, he already had a musical origin. During John’s latest worldwide tour, he also showcased his singing abilities by performing a live duet of “Your Song” John.
Taron has been nominated for several awards for the acting skills he portrayed while playing various roles. Egerton has been twice for the British Academy Film Awards. He also has a Golden Globe Awards nominations and one-time Grammy Awards node under his name. In addition, the actor also received a nod for Screen Actors Guild Awards and won Golden Globe Award for his role as Elton John.
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