Birth Name: Taylor Momsen
Date of Birth: July 26, 1993
Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Quick Facts: Taylor Momsen is an American actress, musician, and model. She is perhaps most well known for her role as “Jenny Humphrey” in The CW hit Gossip Girl. Taylor is also known for her role as “Cindy Lou Who” in How the Grinch Stole Christmas and for fronting the rock band, The Pretty Reckless.
Interests: Taylor’s younger sister, Sloane, is also an actress. As a teenager, Momsen attended the Professional Performing Arts High School (P.P.A.S) in New York City. She began acting professionally at the age of three in a commercial for Shake ‘N’ Bake and considers it a lifelong career. Taylor also cites modeling (signed to IMG Models) and music as two of her biggest passions.
DYK: Momsen auditioned for the title role in Hannah Montana, made the top three finalists, but eventually lost the role to Miley Cyrus.