Tanya Reynolds Biography

Tanya Reynolds is an English actress, well-known for her role in the Netflix series, “Sex Education” as Lily. Recently, she has been a cast of the 2020 film “Emma” as Mrs. Augusta Elton.

Early Life

Tanya Reynolds was born on November 4, 1991, in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England. There is no information provided regarding her parents and siblings. However, her father was a builder and her mother was a signwriter. Tanya was very passionate about acting from her juvenile age and her first experience in acting was in the school nativity at the age of four. Tanya won a fully-funded scholarship as a result got the opportunity to attend the Oxford School of Drama, a drama school situated in the United Kingdom. In 2015, she graduated from the Oxford School of Drama.

Tanya Reynolds Career

After graduating from drama school, she made her screen debut in 2015. Firstly, she made her debut in several short films, such as in August 2015, she worked in a short film, playing the role of Francesca in “Civilised People” by UK comedy duo In Cahoots, which was displayed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In the same year, she appeared in another short film “The Jealous Boyfriend”, where she characterized Katie. She also landed the main role of Lucy in the short film “Introducing Lucy”.

In 2016, she made her debut in Television shows as well, working in the Sky One British television comedy-drama series “Delicious” where she landed the role of Teresa Benelli in 12 episodes alongside Iain Glen and Dawn French. The show continued for 3 years from 2016 to 2019. She appeared in 3 episodes of the BBC thriller series “Rellik” as 20-year-old Sally in 2017. In the same year, she did another two television series, including “Outlander”, where she played the character of Lady Isobel Dunsany in the episode “Of Lost Things”, and in the series “Death in Paradise”, playing the role of Pearl Marston in the episode “Murder from Above”.

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Rise to Fame

In 2018, she worked in a British period drama film “Fanny Lye Deliver’d”, and played the leading role of Rebecca Henshaw alongside Maxine Peake and Charles Dance. She also did the role of Jill in episode “1.5” of the television show “The Bisexual”. In the year 2019, she did many roles in various films and television shows. She worked in numerous films, including “The Delivery”, where she appeared in the role of Jana Palmer; played the character of Alexa in the film “For Love or Money”; landed the main role of Lily in the short film “Lily Meets Charlie”; in another film “Undergods” as Maria.

She also worked in television series, such as “The Mallorca Files”, where she appeared as Claire Taylor in the episode “Honour Amongst Thieves”; also she starred in a recurring role as Lily in the Netflix series “Sex Education”. She became quite famous after her role as Lily. In 2020, she did the role of Therapist in an American-British parental comedy television series “Breeders” in the episode “1.6”. She did two films in 2020 until now, including, “Emma” as Mrs. Augusta Elton, alongside Anya Taylor-Joy and Bill Nighy, and “Second Skin”, where her role is yet to be announced.

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Social Media

The alluring actress has become quite popular after her role as Lily in the Netflix series “Sex Education”. She gained a lot of fame due to her outstanding acting skills. She has more than 760K followers on Instagram, 947 followings with 130 posts as of now.

Tanya Reynolds Biography

Real Name Tanya Reynolds
Birth Date 4 November 1991
Age (as of 2022) 30 Years
Birth Place Hemel Hempstead, U.K.
Nationality British
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Scorpio

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimetres – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  129 lbs
Body Measurements 32-24-35
Bra (Breast) Size 32A
Waist Size 24
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim




College Oxford School of Drama

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she a lesbian? No
Boyfriend None

Personal Life

Reynolds is currently unmarried. However, being such a talented actress, the gorgeous tries to keep her personal life obscured and has not revealed anything about her dating life in the limelight yet. According to the rumors, she is said to be dating her college mate whose name is not known.

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Tanya Reynolds Net Worth

The talented young actress started her acting career in her teenage and has become quite successful in her career. It is believed that her income source comes from acting and has an estimated net worth of around $14 thousand USD and total assets worth $300 thousand.


  • Allegedly Reynolds once admitted that she would not have been able to bear the fees of drama school if she didn’t win a fully-funded scholarship.
  • Her recent film, “Emma” is a 2020 film remake of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel of the same name.
  • Reportedly, it is known that her nickname is Tani.
  • According to the sources, Reynolds currently resides in London, U.K.
  • Looking at her pictures on her social media account, it is believed that she is fond of reading books.
  • She often keeps posting pictures of posters of her films on social media.

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