Piper Kerman
Piper Kerman
Real Name/Full Name Piper Eressea Kerman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Piper Kerman
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 September 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –   Jeffry Kerman
Mother –   Betsy Huggard
Siblings: N/A
School: Swampscott High School
College: Smith College
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Larry Smith (m, 2006)
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Writer, Author and Memoirist
Net Worth: $8 million
Last Updated: February 2024

American originated Piper Kerman is an author, writer, and memoirist. In 1998, she was prosecuted for wealth cleansing and was sentenced to 15 months of prison. Later, she released a Netflix Drama series, “Orange Is the New Black,” which is totally based on her experiences in prison. Currently, she serves for a communication organization for non-profit contriver.

Well, how well do you know about Piper Kerman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Piper Kerman’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Piper Kerman to date.

Biography and Early Life

Piper Kerman was born to her parents Jeffry Kerman and Betsy Huggard, in 1969, with Piper Eressea Kerman’s name. She was born in a family of doctors, schoolteachers, and advocates in Massachusetts, United States. She was brought up in a well-educated family. She was born as an egocentrism-specified WASP. Her benevolent great grandfather was of Russian-Jewish descent. She was a very educated child as she always saw her family talk about intellectual things, and she grew fond of gaining knowledge every day.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Piper Kerman in 2024, and what is her height and weight? Well, Piper Kerman’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024 having been born on 28 September 1969. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


When it originates towards her education life, she has attended Swampscott High School and completed her erudition in the year 1987. Her parents enrolled her in an infantry women’s craft college called “Smith College” in Massachusetts for higher studies. She completed her graduation in 1992 from Smith College.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Piper Kerman With Husband Larry Smith
Piper Kerman With Husband Larry Smith

Piper Kerman married an actor and TV artist Larry Smith in 2006. After their marriage, they settled in Columbus, United States. Piper used to teach literature to women from Ohio Reformatory in Marion Correctional Institution. In 1993, Piper nostalgically contacted Catherine Cleary Wolters, a drug dealer for a company, “Nigerian Kingpin.” Soon she started pharmaceutical negotiating in collaboration with them and also started rinsing money. For this, she was prisoned in Danbury, Connecticut, for 13 months since 1998.

Is Piper Kerman Lesbian?

Piper Kerman is hermaphroditic, or we can say a lesbian.  She waited eighteen years to make sure that she actually liked women. At first, she was unsure if she developed feelings for women or just a fluke. But when she got matured enough, she understood herself and was not scared to admit her personality.  She has also revealed her sexuality in front of many reporters and interviews.

She is bisexual by nature as she also develops feelings for men.

Professional Career

Unlike many famous personalities, Piper’s career started with criminal records. In 1993, she nostalgically got herself involved in drug dealing cases in partnership with Catherine Cleary Wolters. She also got trapped in money lending cases and heroin trafficking with “Nigerian Kingpin.” She was jailed for being in this unhealthy process for 13 months at FCI Danbury.

By the time she was in jail, she written many documentaries related to her life. She launched a website, “The Pipe Bomb,” and also composed a script for her Netflix drama series “Orange Is the New Black.” Later this series earned her 4 Emmy Awards. After she was released from jail, she started taking part in various charity platforms.

She got herself adopted for the Women’s Press Association as a volunteer. She went there to deliver speeches regarding women’s rights, innovatory writings, and criminality. From 2015, she has also portrayed herself in a Netflix series “Orange is the new black” as a guest appearance. Also, she has made guest appearances in several TV series.

She right now looks after the women who got into this drug scandal and wishes to bring other women out of this illegal market.


After being coming from a criminal background, Piper Kerman has secured many awards and achievements throughout her career life. In 2014, Piper was nominated for the Justice Trailblazer Award on behalf of the college “John Jay College, ” a delinquent credo center for crime and media branch. She has won 4 Emmy Awards for her Netflix web series “Orange is the new Black,” which is planted on her experience in prison. In 2014, she also directed the OFTA TV Award, followed by the USC Scripter Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Piper Kerman in 2024

Piper Kerman Net Worth
Piper Kerman Net Worth

This American author and writer have able to maintain her net worth on good terms over the years. Till now, she bagged up a net worth of $8 million as of 2024. Her foremost source of earning was from the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.” Rather than that, she has grabbed a massive amount of money from the various Women’s charity organizations that she held. The non-profit employments where she worked as a dissemination contriver also bestowed her net worth.

Piper’s career life was not fruitful as other famous persons. She was caught in drug dealing and money lending for “Nigerian Kingpin.” For that, she was jailed for 13 months. Staying in jail, she has written many scripts and innovative documentaries, which later earned her success. She launched a website, “The Pipe Bomb,” and also composed a script for her Netflix drama series “Orange Is the New Black” while residing in prison, which earned her Emmy Awards.

In 2014, she was also directed with the OFTA TV Award and USC Scripter Award. She got herself enrolled in a volunteer for the Women’s Press Association, where she delivered lectures regarding women’s rights, innovatory writings, and criminality. She is no doubt an inspiration for the young world. She taught us that you should never lose hope and continue working on your strengths no matter in which situation you are.


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