Is Taylor Schilling gay? Her Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

December 26, 2018Is Taylor Schilling gay? Her Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Who is Taylor Schilling?

Taylor Schilling is an American actress who is best known for her role as Piper Chapman on the Netflix original comedy-drama series ‘Orange Is the New Black’ (2013–present), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress in ‘Television Series Musical or Comedy’ and Best Actress in ‘Television Series Drama’. She has also made her appearance in other films which include ‘Atlas Shrugged: Part I’ (2011), the romantic drama ‘The Lucky One’ (2012), the comedy ‘Take Me’ (2017) and the science fiction thriller ‘The Titan’ (2018).

How was the Early life of Taylor Schilling?

Schilling was born in Boston, Massachusetts on 27 July 1984, the daughter of Patricia Miller, an MIT administrator, and Robert J. Schilling, a former prosecutor. She grew up in West Roxbury and Wayland, splitting time between her divorced parents and began acting at a young age. Later, she actively participated in her middle school's theater program when she appeared in a stage production of Fiddler on the Roof.

After graduating in 2002 from Wayland High School, Schilling entered Fordham University's campus at Lincoln Center, where she continued to take part in stage productions before earning her Bachelor of Arts in 2006. She then admitted in the graduate program at New York University to continue her acting studies but left after her second year to start auditioning. While she attempted to build up her career in acting, she supported herself by working as a nanny for a Manhattan-based family. She has a brother whose name is Sam Schilling.

When and how did Taylor Schilling start her Career?

Taylor Schilling in Mercy Keyart fig: Taylor Schilling in Mercy Keyart

Schilling started her professional career with a feature film debut with a supporting role in the independent film ‘Dark Matter’ (2007). She was selected to star in the NBC medical drama ‘Mercy’, playing Nurse Veronica Flanagan Callahan, a tough Iraq War veteran and former military nurse-turned-medical practitioner in 2009. Reading for the part via videotape from New York City, the show's creator and executive producer, Liz Heldens, was impressed by her who then flew her out to Los Angeles to audition for the role. Heldens has mentioned that she had blown the doors off the audition with her performance. That show ran for one season from September 2009 to May 2010.

Schilling grabbed the Emerson College Playwright's Festival Outstanding Performance Award. In 2011, She portrayed Dagny Taggart in ‘Atlas Shrugged: Part I’ and starred in the romantic drama film ‘The Lucky One’ in 2012. She played a role of Piper Chapman in the Netflix original series ‘Orange Is the New Black’, based on the Piper Kerman memoir of the same name. The show started on July 11, 2013, and in 2014, Schilling was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

What is the Net worth of Taylor Schilling?

Schilling is one the most paid actress in the United States of America and her net worth is estimated to be more than $1.5 million. She earned a whopping amount of $35000 salary per episodes.

Who is in the Personal life of Taylor Schilling?

Taylor Schilling with Carrie Brownstein fig: Taylor Schilling with Carrie Brownstein

Schilling is rumored to be dating an American actress and musician Carrie Brownstein since 2015 which lasted for two years. Actually, Schilling’s sexual orientation is not known accurately but, it is believed that she is a bisexual or homosexual (lesbian) because of her relationship with Carrie Brownstein.

Speaking about her marital decision, she is very private and secure with her personal life and has not revealed any information about her interest in marrying a guy and bearing a child to lead a happy life.

Currently, Schilling is believed in a relationship with musician Holly Miranda. She is very friendly with her co-stars Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne from ‘Orange Is the New Black’ (2013).

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Facts and rumor about Taylor Schilling

There are a huge curiosity and rumor in fans and critics of Schilling to be a Bisexual or homosexual. She has stated that she is not clear about her relationship status. Sometimes, she shows the sign of being with Carrie Brownstein while sometimes; she states that she doesn’t like dating because it takes a lot for her to be into somebody. 

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