Taylor Armstrong

Taylor Armstrong, born Shana Lynette Hughes on June 10, 1971, is an American reality star and socialite. Armstrong is best known as a starring cast member on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Her career goes back to 2008, and she’s worthy of celebration, especially on her birthday today.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Taylor Armstrong

Birth date:

June 10, 1971



Zodiac Sign:



5' 7"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$2.5 million

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Shana Lynette Hughes, better known as Taylor Armstrong, is an American T.V. star whose personality has endeared her to fans worldwide. She is a Gemini born on June 10, 1971, in Independence, Kansas, but her family moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she attended Union High School. Armstrong graduated in 1989, changed her name to Taylor Ford, and moved to Beverly Hills, California, after starting an e-commerce business.

Before Bravo, Armstrong appeared in “The Hills” (2008). Her first time in the spotlight was when she appeared on the Bravo reality series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” in 2010. From 2010 to 2016, Armstrong appeared in 68 episodes. In 2014, she appeared in 10 episodes of “Couples Therapy.” By 2015, she was a presenter for the Reality Television Awards. Armstrong’s most recent project is “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip” (2022), and so far, she has appeared in seven episodes of the show.

As one who is often in front of the cameras, Armstrong’s personal life has been very public. She met her first husband, Russell Armstrong at a local Beverly Hills restaurant and by 2005, less than a year after they met, they were married. In 2006, Armstrong gave birth to their daughter, Kennedy Caroline. She later filed for divorce in 2011, citing verbal and physical abuse. However, Russell died in August that year. In April 2014, Armstrong tied the knot for the second time with John Bluher. As a successful reality star, Armstrong shares her blessings with her family and friends, whom she adores.

Career timeline

“The Real Housewives”

Armstrong is part of the main cast in this reality series.

“Couples Therapy”

Armstrong appears in 10 episodes of this show.

The Reality Television Awards

Armstrong is an award presenter at this event.

Housewives Girls Trip

Armstrong appears in “The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip.”

Why We Love Taylor Armstrong

  1. She’s an activist

    Having experienced the trauma firsthand, Armstrong is an anti-domestic violence activist. She encourages more women to speak up and report their abusers.

  2. She’s strong

    Armstrong had the strength to call out her abuser and leave the relationship. Her courage is amiable.

  3. She’s pretty

    Armstrong is very beautiful. Her physique is stunning.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. She was a cheerleader

    Armstrong was a cheerleader in high school.

  2. She was a victim of domestic violence

    Armstrong confirmed rumors that her first husband, Russell Armstrong, was physically abusive towards her.

  3. She had surgery

    Following injuries caused by Russell, Armstrong had reconstructive surgery for an orbital fracture after he hit her.

  4. Her husband committed suicide

    Armstrong’s ex-husband, Russell, committed suicide a month after she filed for divorce.

  5. She found him

    Armstrong found Russell’s lifeless body in his apartment after he hung himself.

Taylor Armstrong FAQs

Why did Taylor Armstrong leave the show?

Armstrong left RHOBH because she felt the need to depart from the spotlight as her daughter turned older.

Did Russell break Taylor’s jaw?

Yes he did.

How many books has Taylor Armstrong written?

She has written one book.

Taylor Armstrong’s birthday dates

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