Taylor Michael Momsen is a talented American actress, model, singer, and songwriter. She is popularly known for her role as Jenny Humphrey in Gossip Girl. At the age of 16, she has appeared on the cover of Seventeen Magazine. Currently, she is a band member of The Pretty Reckless.
Taylor was born on 26th July 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of American. The names of her parents are Michael Momsen and Collette Momsen. She also has a younger sister named Sloane Momsen who is an actress. At the age of two years, her parents signed up a contract of modeling with Ford Models. She studied at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School and later on went to Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac. She also went to the Centre of Creative Arts in St. Louis to study Ballet.
Taylor Momsen Career
Taylor began her professional career at the age of 3 years in 1997 when she was seen in a commercial for Shake ‘n Bake. The next year she was seen a TV series named Early Edition. In 1999 she was cast in The Prophets game. The next year she was seen in How the Grinch Stole Christmas and played the role of Cindy Lou Who. In 2002 she was cast in many films like We Were Soldiers as Julie Moore, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams as Alexandra, and Hansel & Gretel as Gretel. She has also recorded songs like One Small voice and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer.
In 2006 she was seen in a film named Saving Shiloh as Samantha Wallace and in TV series named Misconceptions where she played the role of Hopper Watson. The next year she was in films like Paranoid Park and Underdog and in a popular TV series named Gossip Girl as Jennifer “Jenny” Humphrey. In 2008 she was seen in a film called Spy School where she played the role of Madison Kramer. The next year in March she signed a deal with Interscope Records for her band named The Pretty Reckless. She has her first tour called Revenge is Sweeter with The Veronicas.
Apart from being an actress, she is a talented singer as well. On 30th August 2010 the band released their debut album called Light Me Up and was ranked 6th in the United Kingdom. She also took a break from Gossip Girl to work with her band. The band released many albums and songs like Make me wanna die, Miss Nothing, Kill Me, Going to hell, Take Me down, Whom You Selling For, Just Tonight, and many more.
She collaborated with Evanescence and will be releasing the upcoming album named The Bitter Truth and Use my Voice. Apart from that, she has an upcoming collaboration with Lzzy Hale, Sharon den Adel and Lindsey Stirling. The band will be releasing the Only You song.
Awards and Nominations
In 2000 she was nominated for The Stinkers Bad Movie Award for her role in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. In 2001 she was nominated for Saturn Award, Young Artist Award, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award for her role in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She was nominated at the Young Artist Award for her role in Underdog and Teen choice award for Gossip Girl in 2008. The next year she was nominated for the Young Artist Award for her role in Gossip Girl. In 2010 she won the Elle Style Award for Gossip Girl in the category of Breakthrough Talent.
Taylor Momsen Biography
|Real Name||Taylor Michel Momsen|
|Birth Date||26 July 1993|
|Birth Place||St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Model|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 173 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 55 kg – in Pounds – 121 lbs|
|Bra (Breast) Size||31B|
|Shoe Size||9 (U.S.)|
|School||Our Lady of Lourdes School, Winston Churchill High School|
|Is she a lesbian?||Yes|
|Favourite Snack||Animal Crackers dipped in water|
|Favourite Idols||Robert Plant, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain|
|Favourite Bands||Led Zeppelin, Oasis, Joan Jett, The Beatles, John Lennon, Blondie, Garbage, Pink Floyd|
According to the sources she is currently single and focused on her career, In 2010 she used to date Natt Weller but later the couple broke up. There were rumors of her being in a relationship with Jack Osbourne, Skandar Keynes, and Chace Crawford but there was no confirmation from her side.
Taylor Momsen Net Worth
Taylor has been working in the entertainment industry since she was three years. She has made various appearances in TV series and films and has also worked as a professional model. She also learns a lot from her concerts and according to sources, her net worth has been estimated at around $4 million.
- Taylor was raised as Roman Catholic as they belonged to Russian ancestry.
- She left the gossip girl to focus on her singing career.
- She was just 3 when she began her career.
- Before the audition for the Grinch film she knew nothing about acting.
- At the age of fourteen years she signed a contract with IMG Models.
- In 2014 she appeared in the music video of Fergie called L.A. Love (La La).