|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Profession||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Gender||Jul 27, 1984 (38 years old)|
|Date of Birth||$35 Thousand Per Episode|
Taylor Schilling’s Salary and Net Worth:
American actress Taylor Schilling has a net worth of $6 million. Taylor is best known for playing Piper Chapman on the Netflix show “Orange is the New Black,” which she did from 2013 to 2019. She was reportedly paid $35,000 per episode of the popular show, which won a lot of awards over its seven-season run. Schilling was in the NBC medical drama “Mercy” from 2009 to 2010, and she has also been in a number of movies, such as “The Lucky One,” “Argo,” and “The Prodigy” (2019).
Taylor Schilling was born on July 27, 1984, in Boston, Massachusetts. Her full name is Taylor Jane Schilling. Patricia, her mother, was an administrator at MIT, and Robert, her father, used to be a prosecutor. Taylor and her younger brother Sam split their time between Wayland and West Roxbury after their parents split up. She started acting on stage when she was in middle school. Her first show was “Fiddler on the Roof.” Schilling went to Wayland High School and graduated in 2002. After that, she went to Fordham College at Lincoln Center. She was in the school’s plays and got a Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2006. Taylor got into the graduate program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, but she left after two years to work as a nanny while she tried to become an actress.
Taylor won the Emerson College Playwright’s Festival Outstanding Performance Award, and then she made her big screen debut in the 2007 independent film “Dark Matter,” which also starred Meryl Streep and Aidan Quinn. She started playing Veronica Flanagan Callahan on “Mercy” in 2009, and she was in all 22 episodes of the show. Schilling then played Dagny Taggart in “Atlas Shrugged: Part I” in 2011. In 2012, she worked with Zac Efron in “The Lucky One” and with Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, and John Goodman in “Argo,” which won an Oscar and made $232.3 million at the box office. She started playing Piper Chapman, a prisoner at Litchfield Penitentiary, on the show “Orange Is the New Black” in 2013. The show was based on Piper Kerman’s 2010 memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.” It had 91 episodes and starred Natasha Lyonne, Laura Prepon, Uzo Aduba, Kate Mulgrew, and Samira Wiley. Schilling also starred in the movies “Stay” (2013), “The Overnight” (2015), “Take Me” (2017), “Phil” (2017), “The Public” (2018), “The Titan” (2018), and “Family” (2018) while he was on the show (2018). She has also been a guest star on “Drunk History” on Comedy Central (2016) and “Monsterland” on Hulu (2020). In 2019, she was the lead in the horror movie “The Prodigy.”
Life at home:
During Gay Pride weekend in 2020, Taylor posted on Instagram that she was dating musician and visual artist Emily Ritz. Later that year, Taylor directed Ritz in the music video for “I’m in Love,” which featured Ritz. Schilling has said that she has dated both men and women and that “it was about the person, not their gender.” She supports the non-profit groups Representation Project and Women’s Prison Association, and she likes Transcendental Meditation and insight meditation.
Nominations and Awards:
Schilling got three Satellite Awards for Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical, a Best Actress Webby Award, and nominations from the Primetime Emmys, Golden Globes, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, Gold Derby Awards, Online Film & Television Association, People’s Choice Awards, Seoul International Drama Awards, and Young Hollywood Awards. The cast was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, and they won in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Taylor and her “Argo” co-stars won a Hollywood Film Award for Ensemble of the Year in 2012. That same year, “The Lucky One” earned her Teen Choice Award nominations for Choice Movie Actress: Romance and Choice Movie Liplock, which she shared with Zac Efron.