Taylor Schilling is an American actress who is popular for her role as Piper Chapman on the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. She has won the hearts of millions of global fans from her role as Piper Chapman.
She also earned a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for her role in Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy series. She was also nominated in Golden Globe Award for Best Actress Television Series Musical or Comedy and Best Actress Television Series Drama.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Taylor Schilling’s net worth estimated at $1.5 million as of 2019.
She made her debut in an acting career in the 2007 drama Dark Matter. Here is everything you need to know about actress Taylor Schilling.
Taylor Schilling was born on July 27, 1984, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA to parent Patricia and Robert J. Schilling. Her mother was an administrator of MIT and father was a former prosecutor.
She was raised in West Roxbury and Wayland, splitting time between her divorced parents.
She has a keen interest in acting from her young age. She was active in her school’s theatre program when she appeared in-state production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’.
She completed her graduation from Wayland High School in the year 2002. After that, she joined Fordham University at Lincoln Center. She also actively participated in a campus stage production. Later, completing her Bachelor of Arts in 2006, she attended the graduate program at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
However, she left her acting studies in the second year to pursue her dream and to start auditioning.
Taylor Schilling got her first acting job in 2007 where she got the role of Jackie in the drama film ‘Black Matter’.
After being selected through auditions, she got an opportunity to play a role as Nurse Veronica Flanagan Callahan in the NBC medical drama ‘Mercy’.
After winning Emerson College Playwrights Festival Outstanding Performance Award, she portrayed the role of ‘Dagny Taggart’ in “Atlas Shrugged: Part I”.
She had a breakthrough year in her career in 2013, where she got a role as a Piper Chapman in the Netflix comedy-drama series ‘Orange Is the New Black’.
Her outstanding performance in the series earned her to win the ‘Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Television Series” in 2013.
Net Worth and Earnings
As mentioned above, Taylor’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 million. According to the source, she receives a salary of $35,000 per episode. The major source of her income comes from her acting career.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about her personal life, it is rumored that she is dating an American actress and musician Carrie Brownstein for over two years.
Taylor Schilling’s sexual orientation is not known exactly but, it is believed that she is a bisexual because of her relationship with Carrie Brownstein.
She unveiled her relationship with Brownstein in August 2015 however, their relationship is not confirmed yet.
Taylor has maintained a low-key profile about her personal life as she hasn’t disclosed much about herself to the media and fans.
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