Name Taylor Michel Momsen
Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri
Date of Birth July 26th, 1993 (age 23)
Role on Gossip Girl Jenny Humphrey

Singer/musician, model, and  actress Taylor Michel Momsen played Jenny Humphrey on the hit teen drama Gossip Girl. In May 2011 it was revealed that she and Jessica Szohr (Vanessa) were leaving the main cast of Gossip Girl.

Biography Edit

Early life and careerEdit

Momsen was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Collette and Michael Momsen and lives in Potomac, Maryland. Her younger sister Sloane Momsen is also an actress. Her first 'job' was modelling at two years old.

She began acting professionally at age three, with a national commercial for Shake 'N' Bake. Then she got a role in The Prophet's Game. In 2000 Taylor got the role of Cindy Lou Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Two years later she got parts in two more motion pictures: Hansel & Gretel, in which she played Gretel, and Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams, in which she played Alexandra, the President's daughter. 

Taylor's career came to a halt for over three years until she got the lead role in the never-aired WB series Misconceptions. In 2002, Momsen recorded "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" & "One Small Voice" featuring Myra & Camille Winbush for School's Out! Christmas.

Momsen appeared in the 2006 film Saving Shiloh and as Molly in the 2007 Walt Disney Pictures film Underdog.She was in the top 3 for the role of Hannah Montana, but Miley Cyrus got the role. She later got a much better offer for a role in "Gossip Girl". Where she got the role of the character of Jenny Humphrey in the television series Gossip Girl, which is based on the book series by Cecily von Ziegesar. The show revolves around the lives of socialite young adults growing up on New York's Upper East Side who attend elite academic institutions while dealing with sex, drugs, and other teenage issues. The show received high rating during its premiere on The CW (which was the WB).


In March 2009, Momsen stated in an interview with OK! Magazine that her band, The Pretty Reckless, had recently signed a deal with Interscope Records. She also mentioned that she writes all the songs, sings, and plays guitar on the album.

She played her first tour with her band, The Pretty Reckless, on The Vans Warped Tour, on Summer of 2010


TV Shows
Gossip Girl ([tel:2007-2010, 2012 2007-2010, 2012]) .... Jenny Humphrey - Series Regular (season 1-4), Special Guest Star (season 6), 66 episodes

Misconceptions (2006) .... Hopper Watson


Final Destination 6 (2013) .... Jane McDonald

Thirteen Reasons Why (2013) .... Courtney Crimsen

Ten Year (2011) .... Lea

Spy School (2008) .... Madison Kramer

Underdog (2007) .... Molly

Paranoid Park (2007) .... Jennifer

Saving Shiloh (2006) .... Samantha Wallace

Hansel & Gretel (2002) .... Gretel

Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002) .... Alexandra

We Were Soldiers (2002) .... Julie Moore

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) .... Cindy Lou Who

The Prophet's Game (1999) .... Honey Bee Swan

Discography (as lead singer of The Pretty Reckless)Edit

"Make Me Wanna Die" (2010)

"Miss Nothing" (2010) "Just Tonight" (2010)

'You' (2012)

'Kill Me' (2012)

'Going To Hell' (2013)

'Follow Me Down' (2013)

'Heaven Knows' (2013)

"The Pretty Reckless" (2010)

'Hit Me Like A Man' (2012)


1. "Make Me Wanna Die" 3:54
2. "My Medicine" 3:14
3. "Goin' Down" 3:35
4. "Zombie" (Physical CD bonus track) 3:08

"Light Me Up" (2010)

Going To Hell (2014)


See more photos of Taylor Momsen here!

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