Taylor Momsen

Actress + Singer-songwriter + Model
Born Jul 26, 1993

Taylor Michel Momsen is an American actress, musician and model who portrayed the character of Jenny Humphrey on the CW television series Gossip Girl and Cindy Lou Who in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She fronts the rock band The Pretty Reckless.… Read More

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  • The Pretty Reckless Present A Series Of Taylor Made Moments
    Huffington Post - Dec 05, 2016
  • Lzzy Hale: 'sometimes I Forget I'm A Woman In Metal'
    The Huffington Post - Aug 16, 2016
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    15 Minutes With Taylor Momsen
    Huffington Post - Feb 06, 2014
  • Taylor Momsen Records Best Pal's Orgasm For New Album Track
    Calgary Sun - Feb 05, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Taylor Momsen.


1993 Birth Taylor Momsen was born on July 26, 1993, in St. Louis, Missouri. … Read More
1997 3 Years Old She began acting professionally at three years of age in a 1997 national commercial for Shake 'n Bake. … Read More
2000 6 Years Old In 2000, Momsen played the role of Cindy Lou Who in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, her breakout role.
2002 8 Years Old In 2002, she was given the role of Gretel in the motion picture: Hansel and Gretel, as well as Alexandra, the President's daughter, in Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams.


2006 12 Years Old Momsen's career came to a halt for over three years until she received a lead role in the WB series Misconceptions, which was never aired. Also at this time, Momsen appeared in the 2006 film Saving Shiloh. … Read More
2007 13 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 she starred in the Walt Disney Pictures film Underdog, as Molly and as Jennifer in the movie Paranoid Park, directed by Gus Van Sant.
2008 14 Years Old In June 2008, at the age of fourteen, Momsen signed to IMG Models. … Read More
…  Momsen also covered on the February 2010 cover of Seventeen In October 2010, Momsen wore a pair of platform stilettos, thigh-high stockings, and had a holster strapped around her leg for Revolver. … Read More
2011 17 Years Old On July 27, 2011, Momsen announced via Twitter that the band would be the supporting act for Evanescence during the fall of 2011.
2012 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Throughout 2012, Momsen and her band toured North America; the second headlining tour, titled the Medicine Tour, began in March 2012 and culminated with supporting dates for Marilyn Manson's 2012 world tour Hey Cruel World... … Read More
2013 19 Years Old She also made her debut Maxim cover in the November 2013 issue … Read More


2014 20 Years Old In 2014, her band also supported Fall Out Boy in their European leg of the Save Rock n Roll Tour along with New Politics.
2015 21 Years Old Throughout 2015, Momsen continued to record new material for the third Pretty Reckless album. … Read More
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