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Taryn Manning Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Taryn Manning Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 53 kg
Date of Birth November 6, 1978
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Green

Taryn Manning is an American actor, producer, and singer who is known for her roles like Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, Cherry in the action crime drama series Sons of Anarchy, Nola in the drama film Hustle & Flow, Faye Resnick in the crime horror film The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson, Ivy Chitty/Ellie Laird in the action drama series Drive, Janeane in the musical drama film 8 Mile, Mary Ann McGarrett in the action police procedural series Hawaii Five-0, and Rebecca Peabody in the comedy-drama series Get Real. Some other shows and movies that she has been a part of are The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ RollKill TheoryHappy Yummy ChickenThe AmendmentCleveland AbductionIt Snows All the TimeThe New Tom Green ShowMelrose PlaceBoston PublicLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitWorst Cooks in AmericaAll American Christmas CarolThe Speed of Thought, Zombie Apocalypse, Jack and Jill vs. the World, A Lot Like Love, and Come On, Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story.

Born Name

Taryn Manning

Nick Name


Taryn Manning at Entertainment Weekly's 2015 SAG Awards Nominees
Taryn Manning at Entertainment Weekly’s 2015 SAG Awards Nominees

Sun Sign


Born Place

Falls Church, Virginia, United States





Taryn attended Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, California.


Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Fashion Designer


  • Father – Bill Manning (Musician)
  • Mother – Sharyn Manning
  • Siblings – Kellin Manning (Brother) (Musician)
  • Others – William Rustle Manning (Paternal Grandfather), Frances May Rupert (Paternal Grandmother), Norman Lloyd White (Maternal Grandfather), Ramona Antoinette Boudreau (Maternal Grandmother)


She has been signed with these agencies –

  • Radius Entertainment (Talent Agency / Manager)
  • LA Talent (Booking Agency)
  • PMK*BNC (Marketing Agency)
  • Management Production Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States


Pop, alternative rock


Vocals, guitar


Dreamworks Records, Little Vanilla

Net Worth

According to, her net worth had been $3 Million.




5 ft 2 in or 157 cm


53 kg or 117 lbs

Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse

Taryn Manning has dated –

  1. Clifton Collins Jr. (2002-2011) – From April 2002 to January 2011, actors Clifton Collins Jr. and Taryn were romantically linked to each other.
  2. Jeanine Heller (2013-2014) – From 2013 to 2014, actresses Jeanine Heller and Taryn were RUMORed to be an item. In November 2014, for doing criminal threats on Jeanine, Taryn was also arrested.
  3. Anne Cline – In March 2021, Taryn was first seen with singer-songwriter Anne Cline while strolling their dogs. In June 2021, Anne proposed to Taryn at a restaurant in Panama City, Florida and they got engaged. The couple later separated and ended their engagement in August 2021.
Taryn Manning with Jeanine Heller
Taryn Manning (Left) with Jeanine Heller

Race / Ethnicity


Taryn Manning is of Irish, German, English, and French-Canadian descent.

Hair Color

She generally keeps her hair “Blonde.”

In 2013, to play Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett in the Orange Is the New Black, Taryn dyed her reverse Ombré strands “Platinum.”

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Smile
  • Often plays the roles of troublemakers
  • Husky voice
  • Several tattoos on her body – unicorn on her left arm, owl on her right shoulder, and rainbow on her right wrist.
Taryn Manning sitting within "Orange Is the New Black" Panel in July 2015
Taryn Manning sitting within “Orange Is the New Black” Panel in July 2015


34-25-33 in or 86-63.5-84 cm

Dress Size

6 (US) or 36 (EU)

Bra Size


Shoe Size

6 (US) or 3.5 (UK) or 36.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

In 2002, she appeared in television commercials for Gap Stretch Jeans.


She does not believe in one religion. But, is a very spiritual person.

In her own words (as per her Esquire interview) –

“I lean more towards Buddhist practices. I’m not a part of any organized practices, but I believe heavily on love and the universe and what you give is what you get.”

Best Known For

Playing Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett in the comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.

First Album

As a solo artist, she released her debut album Freedom City in 2015. Though, she kept releasing singles before that too.

Taryn’s first song named “So Talented” came in 2009.

First Film

In 1999, she appeared in a film titled Speedway Junky for her minor role as a girl in the car. Her role wasn’t even credited.

Her first credited role came when she appeared in The Specials in 2009.

First TV Show

In 1999, Taryn guest appeared in the legal comedy-drama series The Practice for her role as Jenny Rains in an episode entitled “Of Human Bondage.”

Personal Trainer

Taryn chants and meditates two times a day.

She loves pizza, and burritos a lot. Taryn has listed her day-to-day diet plan on Grub Street.

Taryn Manning Favorite Things

  • Food – Pizza
  • Baskin Robbins Ice-Cream Flavor – Mint Chocolate Chip


Taryn Manning at 2015 Emmy Awards
Taryn Manning at 2015 Emmy Awards

Taryn Manning Facts

  1. Taryn commenced dancing when she was 12.
  2. Taryn was just two months old when her parents divorced.
  3. Along with her brother Kellin, she was primarily raised by her single mother in Tucson, Arizona.
  4. Her upbringing was rather on a very strict income as her single mom was the only earner at that time. But, whenever Taryn asked for money from her mom, she got the full money (without any deductions).
  5. Manning started attending karate and acting classes in her childhood despite having a money problem.
  6. Her dad died when Taryn was 14 due to suicide.
  7. While young, to support her family financially, she worked as a waitress and barista in a coffeehouse.
  8. She has performed in the Boomkat band with her brother Kellin Manning which was formed in 2003 by the brother-sister duo.
  9. She is not related to the Manning brothers (Peyton, Eli, and Cooper Manning).
  10. Visit her official website @

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