Taylor Momsen Biography

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 appeared on the cover of Seventeen Magazine. Currently, she is a band member of The Pretty Reckless.

Early Life

Taylor Momsen was born on 26th July 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America. 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 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.

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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.

Singing Journey

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 which 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.

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 for the Young Artist Award for her role in Underdog and the 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.

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Taylor Momsen Biography

Real Name Taylor Michel Momsen
Birth Date 26 July 1993
Age (as of 2022) 29 Years
Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Model
Religion Roman Catholicism
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimetres – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue


Father Michael Momsen
Mother Collette Momsen
Sister Sloane Momsen
Brother None


School Our Lady of Lourdes School, Winston Churchill High School
College Not Known

Relationship Status

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

Personal Life

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 Momsen 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.

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  • 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).

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