Taylor Schilling - Updated Jun 2024

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Taylor Schilling

Taylor Schilling is a popular American actress. Taylor Schilling is best known for her role as Piper Chapman on the comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.

Early Life and Childhood

Taylor Schilling was born on July 27, 1984, in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Her age is 39 years as of 2023 and her full name is Taylor Jane Schilling.

Similarly, she is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, she belongs to a mixed ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Leo.

She was born to a former prosecutor Robert J. Schilling (father) and an MIT administrator Tish Schilling (mother). Likewise, he has one younger brother named Sam Schilling.


In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at Wayland High School. Later, she attended Fordham University and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2006.

In addition, she also attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts to continue acting studies but left after the second year.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she started her acting career at an early age. She made her feature-film debut with a supporting role in the film Dark Matter released in 2007. In 2009, she starred in the medical drama Mercy.

In 2011, she portrayed Dagny Taggart in the film Atlas Shrugged: Part I. Similarly, in 2012, she co-starred with Zac Efron in the romantic film The Lucky One.

Furthermore, in 2013, she starred as Piper Chapman in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. For her work on the series, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama as well as the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014.

She rose to fame quickly as her acting was loved by many of her fans. Due to her great acting, she won the EDA Special Mention Award, the Hollywood Film Award, the Top 10 Breakout Stars Award, four Satellite Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Webby Award, and many more.

Besides that, she has also been involved in other extracurricular activities. She has also inspired many ambitious actresses, many of whom are now doing well in this field.

In 2015, she was featured as Emily in the film The Overnight. Similarly, in 2017 she acted in films like Take Me and Phil. Likewise, in 2021, she was featured as Lily Leithauser in 6 episodes of the television series The Bite.

In 2022, she also played in the TV series Pantheon and Pam & Tommy. In 2023, she will be seen in the main role of Aunt Lacey in the TV series Dear Edward.

Taylor Schilling

Caption: Taylor Schilling featured in a film. Source: NME

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, she is also associated with endorsing brands such as Origins Green, CoverGirl cosmetics, Gerry Weber, and many more which has helped her to raise her net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands she has cooperated with. Furthermore, we may see her associated with more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Taylor was nominated and has won several awards in her career. She won the EDA Special Mention Award, the Hollywood Film Award, the Top 10 Breakout Stars Award, four Satellite Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Webby Award, and many more.

Similarly, she was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, Dorian Award, two Golden Globes, USA, OFTA Television Award, People’s Choice Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Individual Award, Teen Choice Award, Young Hollywood Award, and many more.

Taylor Schilling – Net Worth 2024

Taylor Schilling has an estimated net worth of around $6 million and her annual salary is $250k. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

She has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, she is active in her career and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Taylor Schilling is in a relationship with her girlfriend Emily Ritz and she is a folk singer by profession. However, she has not revealed how they met and dated each other.

Moreover, they both aren’t married yet and have no children but they both look best together and might tie the knot in the future.

Similarly, it is seen that they both are happy being in a relationship at the moment. Also, she doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

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Caption: Taylor Schilling with her girlfriend. Source: Page Six


Taylor has always been concerned with her professional life. However, she hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper her professional career. Also, she avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 54kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 30-27-31 inches and has beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair.

Also, her suitable dress size is 7 and her shoe size is 8.5(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

Taylor Schilling

Caption: Taylor Schilling giving a pose. Source: Glamour UK

Taylor Schilling – Social Media

Taylor is very popular on social media and her fans love her for her positive influence on them. She is active on Instagram, where she likes to post snaps of her latest photo shoots with her friends.

She has 22.6k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @piperschilling. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @TaySchilling with 566.4k followers. Her Facebook account is @OfficialTaylorSchilling and she has 998k followers.