Taylor Schilling - Biography

Last Modified: May 17, 2021

Taylor Schilling
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Orange Is the New Black (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 27, 1984 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Taylor Jane Schilling
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Robert J. Schilling
Mother's Name: Patricia Schilling
Siblings: 1

Sam Schilling (younger brother)

High School: Wayland High School
University: Fordham University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (German, English, Polish, Irish, Swedish, Dutch)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Emily Ritz

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 10 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 33 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 33
Cup Size: A

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Who is Taylor Schilling?

Taylor Schilling is a multiple award-winning actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the TV series Orange Is the New Black as Piper Chapman and in the films Dark Matter, Atlas Shrugged: Part I, The Titan, Take Me.

Taylor Schilling – Age, Parents, Siblings

Taylor Schilling was born on July 27, 1984, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Her full name is Taylor Jane Schilling. Her mother Patricia Schilling worked as an MIT administrator while her father Robert J. Schilling was a prosecutor. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a younger brother named Sam Schilling.

Raised by divorced parents, she grew up in  West Roxbury and Wayland.

Taylor Schilling in high school (Image: Pinterest)

Education, Ethnicity

In 2002, Taylor Schilling graduated from Wayland High School. She went on to study at Fordham University's campus at Lincoln Center from where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2006. She joined the graduate program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts but dropped out after her second year.

Her ethnicity includes German, English, Polish, Irish, Swedish, and Dutch.

Taylor Schilling – Girlfriend, Boyfriend, Relationship, Children

Talking about her sexuality, Taylor Schilling said, “I've had relationships with men and I've had relationships with women. It's been about the person, not their gender.”

In 2020’s Gay Pride, she confirmed that she is in a relationship with her girlfriend Emily Ritz, who is a visual artist.

Other past boyfriend(s) of hers is not known to the public. She also does not have any children of her own.

Taylor Schilling, Emily Ritz (Image: Terribilia News - Blog)

Taylor Schilling – Career

Early Days

Schilling began acting at a young age, taking part in her middle school's theatre program. While she attempted to land her breakthrough role, she worked as a nanny for a Manhattan-based family to support herself. She eventually won the Emerson College Playwright's Festival Outstanding Performance Award.

Taylor Schilling’s debut role was in the 2007 film Dark Matter as Jackie. This was followed by appearances in the films Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011), Argo (2012), The Lucky One (2012), Stay (2013), etc. Her portrayal of Veronica Flanagan Callahan in the TV series Mercy gained wide recognition while her role as Piper Chapman in the TV series Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019) is her breakthrough role.

Taylor Schilling in Orange Is the New Black (Image: The Daily Beast)

Films, Series

Over the years Taylor Schilling has appeared in the episode(s) of the TV series Drunk History (2016), Monsterland (2020), The Bite (2021), Pam & Tommy, etc. She has also starred in the films The Overnight (2015), Take Me (2017), The Titan (2018), The Prodigy (2019), among others.

Co-stars

On the set of Pam & Tommy, Taylor Schilling has worked with Pepi Sonuga, Mozhan Marnò, Spenser Granese.

Taylor Schilling – Award, Nominations

Over the years Schilling has been awarded Hollywood Film Festival (2012), Satellite Awards (2013), Webby Awards (2013), Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015, 2016, 2018), People’s Choice Awards (2017).

Taylor Schilling, Zac Efron in The Lucky One (Image: zoomboola)

Taylor Schilling – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Schilling is estimated to be around $6 Million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Taylor Schilling – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Taylor Schilling is active on social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook with over a million followers and counting.

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Reference

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