He was born in Santa Barbara, California and has been in many movies during his career. He has been voice acting since 1995, first appearing in the Japanese game Emit.
He has been an active member of the voice acting community since, appearing in numerous roles, including Ratchet in the Ratchet & Clank video game series and Tidus from Final Fantasy X. He also voiced Fred Flintstone in commercials from 2005 up to 2011, following the death of Henry Corden.
Taylor is a long-time comic book and Star Wars fan. He is married to Allison Taylor. Together they have one daughter named Lydia. In 2013, he published the book JAT 365: 365 Inspirations for the Pursuit of Your Dreams.