Biography - Taylor Schilling

Last Modified: 10th Oct, 2023
Taylor Schilling
Best Known For
Orange Is the New Black (TV series)
Net Worth
$6.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Taylor Jane Schilling N/A
Born on
July 27, 1984 (age 39)
Female N/A
Sexual Orientation
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Robert J. Schilling
Robert J. Schilling
Patricia Schilling
Patricia Schilling
Emily Ritz
Emily Ritz
Sam Schilling
Younger brother
Sam Schilling
Younger brother
Body Measurement
Hair Color
Eye Color
Hazel N/A
Shoe Size
10 US N/A
Bicep Size
inch N/A
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inch N/A
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4 US N/A
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Social Media Presence

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, and 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 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 boyfriends of hers are 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, TV 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), and The Prodigy (2019), among others.


On the set of Pam & Tommy, Taylor Schilling has worked with Pepi Sonuga, Mozhan Marnò, and 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), and 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, and Facebook with over a million followers and counting.

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