Taylor Momsen

Taylor Momsen

American actress, singer and model
Taylor Michel Momsen is an American singer, songwriter, musician, model, and former actress. Prior to her retirement from acting, she portrayed the character of Cindy Lou Who in the film How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Jenny Humphrey on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl.Wikipedia
BornJuly 26, 1993
HometownSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
Net worth$4 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
ParentsMichael Momsen, Colette Momsen


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‘As Pure and Raw As It Can Get’: The Pretty Reckless’s Going to Hell Turns 10

  • It was the best of times, it was the worst of times—the making of The Pretty Reckless’s Going to Hell, that is. As the band’s second studio album celebrates its 10-year anniversary, frontwoman Taylor Momsen and guitarist Ben Phillips recall the epic and often heartbreaking journey of its creation—and surprising success, against the odds. “I […]


'How The Grinch Stole Christmas’' Cindy Lou Who Actress Talks How The Jim Carrey Movie Ended Up Being ‘Alienating’ For Her

If the name Taylor Momsen doesn’t ring a bell, then right off the bat, you’re obviously not a fan of the rock band The Pretty Reckless. However, there’s still a good chance you’ll recognize her as Cindy Lou Who from the 2000 film adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ "How The Grinch Stole Christmas." While the Jim Carrey-led movie arguably remains her best known film outing, it also unfortunately resulted in her having “alienating” experiences during her childhood. Momsen, who also starred as Jenny Humphrey on the "Gossip Girl" cast, reflected on the unintended consequences of working on "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" while appearing on the Podcrushed podcast (via People). The ex-actress told host Penn Badgely, who starred with her on "Gossip Girl" as Jenny’s brother Dan, about she was bullied over her time as the Christmas movie’s secondary protagonist.
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