How Old Is Jacob In Twilight?

Jacob is fifteen years old in Twilight.

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Readers will find out the age of Jacob Black in chapter 6 of Twilight which is titled "Scary Stories." In my edition, he states his age on page 64. A couple of pages prior to his admission, Jacob walks over to Bella, and the text tells readers that she guesses...

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Readers will find out the age of Jacob Black in chapter 6 of Twilight which is titled "Scary Stories." In my edition, he states his age on page 64. A couple of pages prior to his admission, Jacob walks over to Bella, and the text tells readers that she guesses his age to be about fourteen or fifteen years old. Bella is somewhat smitten by his raw good looks, and she finds herself flirtatiously speaking with Jacob. Bella asks him his age, and she gives him a positive comment in the first place by suggesting that he is perhaps sixteen years old. Jacob is flattered, and he immediately responds by confirming that he is only fifteen years old.

In the book New Moon, readers see Jacob phase into a wolf for the first time, and that happens when he is sixteen years old.

Amazingly, Hollywood casted an actor to play Jacob Black whose real life age very closely matched the character's age. Taylor Lautner is the actor that played Jacob Black in the Twilight movie. He was born in 1992, and the movie was first released in 2008. This means that a sixteen-year-old Taylor Lautner was casted to be the fictional fifteen-year-old Jacob Black.

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