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Taya Kyle

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Birthday
4, 1974
Birthplace
Oregon
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Oregon

About

Famous as the widow of United States Navy SEAL and record-breaking military sniper Chris Kyle, she appeared in American Sniper, the Academy Award-nominated film about her husband's life.

Before Fame

She assisted screenwriter Jason Hall while he was preparing the screenplay for American Sniper.

Trivia

After her husband published his 2012 autobiography, American Sniper, she penned her own autobiographical work, American Wife.

Family Life

One of two children born to Kent Studebaker and Kim Allenbaugh, she grew up in Oregon. Her marriage to Chris Kyle began in 2001, produced two children, and ended in early 2013, when Kyle was killed while at a Texas shooting range.

Associated With

She was portrayed by actress Sienna Miller in the Clint Eastwood-directed movie American Sniper.