Primetime Emmy Award-winning actress, Taylor Schilling is an American actress best known for her role on Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange is the New Black as Piper Chapman for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. Further to add, she appeared Beth Green in the hit romantic movie The Lucky One and starred in Atlas Shrugged: Part I as businesswoman Dagny Taggart.
Taylor Schilling was born in United States of America, on July 27, 1984. She was born to father, Robert J. Schilling and mother Patricia Schilling. She has a brother named Sam Schilling.
She is American by nationality and belongs to mixed(German, English, Swedish, and Dutch). Her birth sign is Leo.
As for education, she completed her high school from Wayland High School. After her high school graduation, she joined Fordham University’s at Lincoln Centre and completed her Bachelor’s Degree.
Then, she joined New York University’s Tisch School of Arts to study acting but, left her studies because she was interested in acting.
Talking about her personal life, she prefers to keep her love life in a low profile. Some online sources reported that she is either homosexual or bisexual because she was in an intimate relationship with actress and musician, Carrie Brownstein in 2015.
The sexuality of the actress became the subject of the social media for the last few years. The actress spoke about her personal life,
I’ve had very serious relationships with lots of people, and I’m a very expansive human. There’s no part of me that can be put under a label. I really don’t fit into a box – that’s too reductive.
As per some sources, Taylor was in a relationship with a number of boys during her college days, but she has not mentioned anything personal within the media.
Currenly, she is single at the moment and might be searching for a good partner for her life.
According to Celebritynetworth, she has an estimated net worth of $ 1.5 million, as of 2019. By looking her acting career, she has managed to collect a good payroll. The American actress earns a salary $35 thousand per episode.
Also, she also earns from her Instagram. She has 2.6 m followers on Instagram. As per IMH, she is estimated to earn at the range of $5,328 - $8,880 per paid sponsored post from Instagram.
She started her career as a supporting role in the film Dark Matter in 2007. She played a role in the NBC medical drama Mercy as Nurse Veronica Flanagan Callahan.
After winning Emerson College Playwrights Festival Outstanding Performance Award, she appeared Dagny Tagart in Atlas Shrugged: Part I in 2011. In 2013, he had a breakthrough for her role as a Piper Chapman in the Netflix comedy-drama show Orange is the New Black and won the Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Television Series in 2013.
In addition, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and Television Series Drama and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Taylor Schilling is an American actress.
As of 2019, she is probably single.
5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm tall.