His father is of English and German ancestry, while his mother is of German and Swiss-German descent, with remote French roots. Taylor's patrilineal line can be traced back to Henry Kinney, who was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England, c. 1623.
He first met girlfriend Lady Gaga, in July 2011,while working on her music video, "You and I".
He attended West Virginia University.
Attended Lancaster Mennonite High School.
Was engaged to girlfriend Lady Gaga, on Valentine's Day, 2015.