Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is the New Black is a Netflix original comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The show is based on the 2010 memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, written by Piper Kerman. The series premiered on July 11, 2013. Orange Is the New Black quickly became the most viewed series on Netflix. Three seasons have been released to date with an additional four seasons approved for production. Orange Is the New Black has picked up several award nominations including 12 Primetime Emmys and 6 Golden Globes.

Orange Is the New Black | Cast, Net Worth, Facts
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Orange Is the New Black Cast & Characters

Orange Is the New Black Cast & Characters
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Piper Chapman

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Taylor Schilling
  • Birthday: July 27, 1984
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1.5 Million

Alex Vause

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Laura Prepon
  • Birthday: March 7, 1980
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Place of Birth: Watchung, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $12 Million

Sam Healy

  • Role: Correctional officer / inmate counselor
  • Real Name: Michael J. Harney
  • Birthday: March 27, 1956
  • Age: 60 years old
  • Place of Birth: Bronx, New York, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1 Million

Miss Claudette Pelage

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Michelle Hurst
  • Birthday: 1942
  • Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Galina “Red” Reznikova

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Kate Mulgrew
  • Birthday: April 29, 1955
  • Age: 61 years old
  • Place of Birth: Dubuque, Iowa, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $5 Million

Larry Bloom

  • Role: Piper’s fianc√©
  • Real Name: Jason Biggs
  • Birthday: May 12, 1978
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Place of Birth: Pompton Plains, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $13 Million

Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Uzo Aduba
  • Birthday: February 10, 1981
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1 Million

Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Danielle Brooks
  • Birthday: September 17, 1989
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Place of Birth: Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1 Million

Nicky Nichols

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Natasha Lyonne
  • Birthday: April 4, 1979
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Place of Birth: New York, New York, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $3 Million

Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Taryn Manning
  • Birthday: November 6, 1978
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Place of Birth: Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $3 Million

Gloria Mendoza

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Selenis Leyva
  • Birthday: May 26, 1972
  • Age: 44 years old
  • Place of Birth: Baracoa, Cuba
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1 Million

Cindy “Black Cindy” Hayes

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Adrienne C. Moore
  • Place of Birth: U.S.

Dayanara “Daya” Diaz

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Dascha Polanco
  • Birthday: December 3, 1982
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Place of Birth: Dominican Republic
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1.5 Million

Joe Caputo

  • Role: Assistant to the warden
  • Real Name: Nick Sandow
  • Place of Birth: Bronx, New York, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1 Million

Lorna Morello

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Yael Stone
  • Birthday: March 6, 1985
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1.5 Million

Poussey Washington

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Samira Wiley
  • Birthday: April 15, 1987
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1 Million

Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Jackie Cruz
  • Birthday: August 8, 1986
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Place of Birth: Queens, New York, U.S.

Carrie “Big Boo” Black

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Lea DeLaria
  • Birthday: May 23, 1958
  • Age: 58 years old
  • Place of Birth: Belleville, Illinois, U.S.
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $1.5 Million

Aleida Diaz

  • Role: Inmate
  • Real Name: Elizabeth Rodriguez
  • Birthday: December 27, 1980
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

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