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Jonathan Taylor Thomas Biography

Birth Name:
Jonathan Taylor Weiss
Birth Place:
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

Fast Facts

  • Became a vegetarian at age 4
  • Took Thomas as a stage name because it was his brother's middle name
  • During his stint on Home Improvement he picked up the nickname JTT
  • Left Home Improvement at the beginning of the eighth season to focus on school
  • Received the Kids' Choice Award Hall of Fame Award in 1999
  • Attended University of St Andrews in Scotland for one semester as an exchange student at the same time Prince William was there


  • Joel Thomas Weiss -- Brother
  • Stephen Weiss -- Father
  • Claudine Weiss -- Mother
  • Jeff Weiss -- Uncle