Who is Teilor Grubbs?
Teilor Grubbs is an actress and model who rose to fame as Grace Williams in the popular series “Hawaii Five-O”. She was born under the Zodiac sign Scorpio on 27 October 2001 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, so as of 2021, she’s 20 years old and holds American nationality. Teilor currently resides in Los Angeles with her boyfriend.
Family and Education
Teilor was born to Kela, a piano teacher, and Erik Grubbs, a football coach at a high school. She has two younger sisters, Heiden and Karter. Teilor spent most of her early life on Oahu Island, where she practiced dancing and rhythmic gymnastics. Regarding her education, she attended the Hahaihone Elementary School in Hawaii Kai, while simultaneously taking acting classes at the Academy of Film and Television in Honolulu.
Adamant in furthering her knowledge of acting and performing arts, she also received private lessons from Scott Rogers, the renowned acting coach and owner of the Scott Rogers Studio. Later she moved to California with her family, where she enrolled at the Keiser High School in Fontana. Following her matriculation in 2019, she attended the British Academy of Dancing and Performing Arts.
Rise to Stardom
Teilor kicked off her career as a model at the age of five, landing various commercial deals and appearing in numerous advertisements. After scooping a contract with the Premier Models & Talent Agency, she was featured in ad campaigns for Hawaiian Airlines, Pottery Barn, and Walmart. She additionally appeared in print ads for tourist spots, hotels and villas in Hawaii.
At the age of eight, she booked an audition for the role of Grace Williams in the police crime series “Hawaii Five-0”, which is a reboot of the original series that aired in the ‘70s and ‘80s.
Playing the recurring character as the daughter of the main characters Rachel Edwards and Danny Williams, Teilor has starred in seven seasons, and then guest-appeared in the 9th season. Despite not landing one of the main roles, she achieved great success for her portrayal and became one of the most popular characters. Additionally, the show received numerous positive reviews throughout its run, garnering over 20 nominations and several awards. After a 10-year-run, the show was canceled in 2020 for several reasons; the show was around for a long time, and it seemed that the story could not evolve more than it already had.
Additionally, one of the main actors, Alex O’Loughlin, who played Lieutenant Commander Steven McGarrett, suffered a serious back injury while filming the series, from which he never made a full recovery. Even though CBS initially played with the idea of replacing Alex and continuing to film, it was announced that the show would not be renewed for another season.
Why did Teilor Grubbs leave “Hawaii Five-0”?
Even though Teilor played the recurring character in eight seasons of the show, the new trailer for the tenth seasons revealed that Teilor wasn’t to be in the cast. Many fans started to wonder why she quit the show, and whether she had irreconcilable differences with the producers or other actors.
She addressed the issues in a YouTube video, saying :”I did not quit “Hawaii Five-O”. I did move to L.A. and I was in numerous episodes since I moved to L.A. But to be completely honest I don’t know why I was not in the last season. I would say it was a lot harder; I lived instead of 10 minutes away, I was a six-hour plane ride.”
She also disclosed that she hadn’t moved to L.A. to quit the show, even though some rumors circulated, explaining: ”I really moved to L.A. for more opportunities, to expand my career, to try new things and experience the world. A lot of people ask me about this and I get DM’s about the show.”
Her other roles
In 2018 she landed the voice role as Leilani in the animated family film “The Legend of Hallowaiian”.
In 2019 she made her movie debut portraying Young Rose in the horror movie “Dawn”, which follows a young woman who relocates to a convent, following the murder of her family at the hands of her father under suspicious supernatural circumstances.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her successful acting career, she has also amassed a substantial following across her social media. Her Instagram account has over 250,000 followers, while her Twitter account has nearly 20,000. Recently, she joined the TikTok platform, and currently has over 8,000 followers with 9,000 likes.
In March 2021, she launched her self-titled YouTube channel, which currently counts over 20,000 subscribers with nearly 400,000 views of all her videos combined, which feature mukbangs, video blogs, and challenges.
Some of her videos are entitled “I Released my Clothing Brand”, “Testing Viral TikTok Foods”, and “How I Take my Instagram Photos”.
Regarding her dating history, she was previously linked to her co-star from “Hawaii Five-0”, Chosen Jacobs, who is an actor and singer. Even though they often attended red carpet events together and posed for photos, neither of them confirmed or denied the relationship.
She is currently dating Kai, a musician and singer whom she met through a mutual friend. In her “Meet My Boyfriend” YouTube video, Kai said: “Basically, she went on a trip with her buddy, whom I knew. I texted him and told him I want to talk to Teilor, and he put me on”.
In August 2021, Teilor launched the clothing brand “TKG”, short for think, acknowledge, and grow.
The main idea behind the brand was to create items that resonate with human growth and self-reflection. Her current clothing line features various pieces, such as hoodies, t-shirts, and leggings.
What is her net worth?
As of late 2021, Teilor’s estimated net worth is around $500,000, acquired largely through her acting career. Additionally, she earns money through her social media, brand affiliations and sponsored posts.
Physical stats and hobbies
Teilor is 5ft3ins tall (160m), while her weight is 125lbs (57kgs) with vital statistics of 31-22-31. Her natural hair is dark brown, while her eyes are hazel.
She is a nature lover, and often goes on hiking trails in the mountains, and camping in the woods.
In her free time, Teilor likes to drink coffee with her friends, and shop for clothes.
Her favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, while her favorite actress is Emma Watson. Regarding her favorite movies, she cites “Titanic”, “Harry Potter” franchise and “Letters to Juliette” as a must watch.
In September, she and her boyfriend rescued a dog they named Luna.
Regarding her future plans, she wants to travel the world as she has only visited Japan.