Who is Tanya Reynolds?

Tanya Lou Reynolds is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Lily in the 2019 Netflix series “Sex Education.” She is also widely known for her role as Mrs Elton in the 2020 film of Jane Austen’s “Emma.” She is also recognized for her portrayal as Teresa Benelli in the 2016 television series “Delicious.” Tanya is one of the successful TV Actresses. She is one of the Richest TV Actress in England.

Quick Info
Full NameTanya Lou Reynolds
Birth DateNovember 4, 1991
Birth PlaceHemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
HairDark Brown
Net Worth$5 million


Reynolds was born on November 4, 1991, in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England. She is currently 28 years old. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She is a daughter to a builder father and to a signwriter mother. She was raised in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Her nickname is Tanya.

Tanya Reynolds

Early Life

At the age of four, Reynolds first venture into acting in the school nativity. She won a fully funded scholarship to attend the Oxford School of Drama which was purportedly conceding, otherwise she would not have been able to afford the drama school fees. In 2015, she graduated from Oxford School of Drama.


Soon after her graduation in August 2015, Reynolds first appeared on screen in several short films, “Civilised People” by UK comedy duo in “In Cahoots,” which was shown at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She also landed her role in “The Jealous Boyfriend” which was also done by “In Cahoots. She also appeared in the short film “Introducing Lucy. The same year, she also starred in the “Fanny Lye Deliver’d” as Rebecca Henshaw.

Eventually the following year, she landed her first TV appearance in “Delicious” in the role of Teresa Benelli for 12 episodes till 2019. In 2017, she was seen further in her TV career with parts in “Outlander” in the role of Lady Isobel Dunsany alongside Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfel, and others. The same year, she also starred in the thriller series “Rellik” as 20-year-old Sally. Subsequently, she also starred in the TV series “Death in Paradise” as Pearl Marston in an episode “Murder from Above.”

Tanya Reynolds

Tanya appeared as the leading actor in the feature film “Fanny Lye Deliver’s” among a cast that included Charles Dance and Maxine Peake in 2018. The same year, she again starred in a leading role as Teresa in the Sky 1 comedy “Delicious” alongside a cast which included Iain Glen and Dawn French. She also appeared in the TV series “The Bisexual” as Jill in the episode “1.5.”


She starred in the recurring role of Lily in the Netflix comedy-drama “Sex Education”, released on January 11, 2019. Eventually the same year, she also starred in the films including “The Deliver,” a short film as Jana Palmer, “For Love or Money” as Alexa, “Lily Meets Charlie,” short film as Lily and also in “Undergoes” as Maria. Eventually the same year, she also starred in the television series “The Mallorca Files” as Claire Taylor in the episode “Honor Amongst Thieves.”

In 2020, Reynolds starred in a film remake of Jane Austen’s film “Emma” alongside Anya Taylor-Joy and Bill Nighy. She also starred in a short film “Second Skin” in the same year. Subsequently, she also starred in the television series named “Breeders” as Therapist in the episode “1.6. She has also done endorsement work for brands such as diet coke. She is represented by The Artists Partnership, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Personal Life

Tanya is single. She has not mentioned her any relationship but it was rumoured that she had one relationship.

Tanya Reynolds

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Tanya is British by nationality and is of the white race.

Besides that Tanya stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighing about 55 kg (121 lbs).  Additionally, her hair colour is dark brown and her eye colour is hazel. Her distinctive features include a pointed chin and lean body.


Tanya has an active Instagram account as @tanyaloureynolds with 700 thousand followers.

Net Worth

Tanya is living a luxurious life. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Reynolds currently has about $1 million to $5 million USD approximately.