Emma Myles

Emma Myles is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Leanne Taylor on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black. She began her acting career in 2004.

Emma’s Bio & Family

Emma Myles was born on June 30, 1987, in California, United States. She is the youngest daughter of Eileen and John Myles. Her father died from alcoholism when she was 19 and her mother remarried Tim Bigsby in 2000. She has an older sister named Elizabeth Olson. 


Emma pursued her school education in California. She was accepted to the University of California, Santa Barbara but did not attend.

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Career & Net Worth

Emma made her acting debut, guest-starring in the episode of NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2004. She later appeared in the episodes of the show in 2009 and 2017.

Myles made her movie debut in 2007 from the drama film First Born, playing the role of Katelyn. In 2008, she appeared in the movies, The Beverages and Spinning into Butter. In 2013, she was cast in the main role of Leanne Taylor in the Netflix drama series Orange Is the New Black. She appeared on the show until its end after seven seasons in 2019. Her acting credits include Please Give (2010), Child of Grace (2014), and Happy Yummy Chicken (2016).


Emma bags the remarkable earnings from her acting stint for more than a decade. However, the actual figure for net worth is yet to be revealed.

Her Personal Life

The 32-year-old actress is now married to her longtime love Darcy Cadman. The duo tied the wedding knot on August 3, 2019, at Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm at Brooklyn Navy Pier.


Emma and Darey started dating in 2013 and got engaged on the occasion of the New Year 2019. Darcy is a Canadian-American actor who has performed on stage with a youth theater troupe. His credits include Ghost Light the Series, Supernatural, Happy Yummy Chicken, and Haunted.

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Height & Body Statistics

Emma has a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters) and weighs around 128 lbs (58 kg). She has blonde hair and her eye color is blue.

Bio & Family
Name Emma Myles
Birth Name Emma Myles
DOB June 30, 1987
Place of Birth California, United States
Father’s Name John Myles
Mother’s Name Eileen Bigsby
Siblings One
Brother/s NA
Sister/s Elizabeth Olson
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Cancer
High School NA
College/University NA
Career & Net Worth
Profession Actress
Career 2004-present
Known For Orange Is the New Black, Child of Grace
Net Worth NA
Salary NA
Notable Credits Won the SAG Award for Best Comedy Ensemble for her work on Orange Is the New Black
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Darcy Cadman
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Darcy Cadman
Engaged January 1, 2018
Wedding Date August 3, 2019
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce Not Yet
Body Statistics
Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters)
Weight 128 lbs (58 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
  • Emma used to perform gymnastics but she quit at age 14 after she injured her heels and nearly broke her neck on an uneven bar.
  • She has English and Irish ancestry from her parent’s side. 
  • She is the 2015 and 2016 recipient of the SAG Award for Best Comedy Ensemble for her work on Orange Is the New Black. 
  • Her husband Darcy is fluent in French & Spanish.