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Piper Kerman (Piper Eressea Kerman) was born on 28 September, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is a Writer, author, memoirist. Discover Piper Kerman’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 53 years old?

Popular As Piper Eressea Kerman
Occupation Writer, author, memoirist
Age 53 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born 28 September 1969
Birthday 28 September
Birthplace Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality United States

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Her husband is Larry Smith (m. 2006)

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Piper Kerman Net Worth

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In 2019 she appeared as a guest in the last episode of Orange Is The New Black in the last scene in the Ohio prison, when Piper visited Alex. Kerman sat two seats to the left of Alex as a convict visited by her husband (in real life).


On August 4, 2015, Kerman testified at a hearing on “Oversight of the Bureau of Prisons: First-Hand Accounts of Challenges Facing the Federal Prison System” before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee chaired by Senator Ron Johnson.

Since 2015, Kerman has worked as a communications strategist for nonprofits.


On February 10, 2014, Kerman received the 2014 Justice Trailblazer Award from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Center on Media, Crime & Justice.

On February 25, 2014, Kerman testified at a hearing on “Reassessing Solitary Confinement” before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights chaired by Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin.


Kerman’s best-selling memoir about her experiences in prison, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, was published by Spiegel & Grau on April 6, 2010. A television adaptation of the same name created by Jenji Kohan, the Emmy award-winning creator of Weeds, premiered on July 11, 2013, on Netflix and aired for seven seasons. Kerman’s character in the series (“Piper Chapman”) is played by Taylor Schilling. Orange is the New Black has received critical acclaim and won four Emmy Awards.


Kerman has said, “I’m bisexual, so I’m a part of the gay community (LGBT+)”. She came out around the age of 18 and identified herself as a lesbian during most of her youth. On May 21, 2006, Kerman married writer Larry Smith. Kerman and Smith live in Columbus, Ohio, and she teaches writing classes at the Marion Correctional Institution and the Ohio Reformatory for Women in nearby Marysville, Ohio.


In 1998, Kerman was indicted for money laundering and drug trafficking and she pled guilty. Starting in 2004, she served 13 months of a 15-month sentence at FCI Danbury, a minimum security prison located in Danbury, Connecticut.


In 1993, Kerman became romantically involved with Catherine Cleary Wolters (Nora Janson in her memoir: Laura Prepon’s character Alex Vause in the series), a heroin dealer working for an alleged Nigerian kingpin. Kerman laundered money for the drug operation.


Kerman was born in Boston into a family with a number of attorneys, doctors and educators. She graduated from Swampscott High School in Swampscott, Massachusetts, in 1987, and Smith College in 1992. She is a self-described WASP, with a paternal grandfather who was Russian-Jewish.


Piper Eressea Kerman (born September 28, 1969) is an American author who was indicted in 1998 on charges of felonious money-laundering activities and sentenced to 15 months’ detention in a federal correctional facility, of which she eventually served 13 months. Her memoir of her prison experiences, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, was adapted into the critically acclaimed Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black. Since leaving prison, Kerman has spoken widely about women in prison and about her own experiences there. She now works as a communication strategist for non-profit organizations.