Are you wondering where Twilight cast members are now? When Stephenie Meyer’s hugely successful Twilight novels were adapted for the big screen in 2008, it is a fact that supernatural teen romance fans went into overdrive. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson rose to stardom as the saga’s star-crossed lovers, but where are they now?
Steward was 18 when she first joined the cast, now she’s 32. Stewart’s first post-Twilight role was as the title princess in another big-budget romance, 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman, but she eventually gravitated more towards indie and art-house projects. Those include the 2014’s Still Alice and Clouds of Sils Maria for which she became the first American actress to win a César award. Other ones are 2015’s American Ultra, 2016’s Certain Women, Café Society, Personal Shopper, and Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. She received her first Academy Award nomination for her role as Princess Diana in the 2021 biopic/fable Spencer, indicating that her career took a rise after being a Twilight cast member.
Twilight cast member Robert Pattinson’s career took off once he was cast as the attractive Hufflepuff Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in 2005, and he was only 22 when he joined the cast of Twilight, now he is 36.
When he was cast as the delicate, glittering adolescent vampire Edward Cullen, he was catapulted to a whole new level of celebrity and he has been building his art-house résumé since the Twilight Saga concluded with 2012’s Breaking Dawn Part 2 by taking on roles in a variety of indie and auteur projects. In 2022’s The Batman, he returned to blockbuster filmmaking, showing that his career took a rise with Twilight.
Twilight cast member Taylor Lautner’s resume included 2005’s The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D and Cheaper by the Dozen 2, as well as a smattering of TV credits, prior to playing Jacob Black. He was 16 when he was playing Jacob, now he is 30. He was the budding werewolf and third character in Twilight’s fundamental love triangle, but the actor has generally stayed out of the spotlight since Twilight, appearing in a few films such as 2015’s The Ridiculous 6, as well as the TV shows Cuckoo and Scream Queens.
Though she had a few film and television credits prior to joining the Twilight ensemble, Twilight cast member Ashley Greene’s breakthrough moment came when she was cast as clairvoyant vampire Alice Cullen: however, she was only 21 when she joined the cast, and now she is 35. Following the conclusion of the story, she participated in the films CBGB (2013), Wish I Was Here (2014), Burying the Ex (2014), Staten Island Summer (2015), In Dubious Battle (2016), Bombshell (2019), and Aftermath (2021), showing she built her career.
Nikki Reed made her cinematic debut in 2003, co-writing Thirteen with director Catherine Hardwicke, who subsequently cast Reed as the striking but icy Rosalie Hale in the first Twilight film and has appeared in films such as Pawn (2013), Balls Out (2014), and In Your Eyes (2014). She played Betsy Ross in the 3rd season of Sleepy Hollow, and she is also a musician, and she and her then-husband Paul McDonald produced an EP called The Best Part. Twilight cast member Reed was 20 when she joined the cast, now she is 34.
Twilight cast member Jackson Rathbone made his big-screen debut in 2005’s River’s End, starred in episodes of The OC and The War at Home, and had a key part in the short-lived drama series Beautiful People. In the years after Breaking Dawn Part 2, he has been in Aim High, Finding Carter, and The Last Ship, as well as the films City of Dead Men (2014), showing that being a member of the cast increased his work opportunities. He was 23 when he joined the cast, now he is 37.
Kellan Lutz received his first film credits in 2006 with the adolescent comedy Stick It and Accepted before landing his blockbuster role as Emmett Cullen: many of Lutz’s film roles since playing Edward’s brother, the scariest, most fun-loving vamp in the family, have been in action movies. Those include 2011’s Immortals; 2013’s Java Heat; 2014’s The Legend of Hercules, The Expendables 3, and Extraction; and 2017’s Guardians of the Tomb, but he has also appeared as Special Agent Kenny Crosby in all three CBS FBI shows. He was 23 when he was a Twilight cast member, not he is 37.
Twilight cast member Reaser went on to appear in films such as 2012’s Liberal Arts, 2015’s Hello, My Name Is Doris, and 2016’s Ouija: Origin of Evil, as well as the 2013 Bonnie and Clyde miniseries after being in the cast. She was 33 when she first joined, now she is 47.