On May 6, 1999, Makena was born to father Daniel Lautner and mother Deborah Lautner in Michigan state. She alongside her brothers was raised in Grand Rapids. As her parents and brothers are already well settled, she hasn’t yet had gone through any problems in the family.
In her TEDx Talk Unexpected, Makena expressed that she derives her inspiration from the words of Ryan Lewis, an American DJ. Her motto is: When you challenge a warrior, a warrior responds.
According to reports, Makena is assumed to not have a boyfriend until now. However, she might possibly be dating someone at her newly joined college in Tennessee.