Whitney Cummings is a famous comedian, writer, and actress in the American entertainment industry. He rose to fame as a stand-up comedian and later turned to television and films. She created and starred in the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, which ran for six seasons, and the NBC sitcom Whitney, which was canceled after just two seasons.
His comedies are very popular due to the subjects they cover and are often considered profane and observational. She mostly makes jokes on topics that are generally considered taboo. Her acting credits include Maid of Honor (2008), The Ridiculous 6 (2015), and The Female Brain (2017).
Whitney Cumming Biography
Whitney Cummings was born on the 4th of September 1982, in Washington, D.C., United States of America. According to her birthday, she is 41 years old as of 2023.
|Birth Name||Whitney Ann Cummings|
|Date of Birth||September 4, 1982|
|Place of Birth||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Age||41 years old|
|Profession||Comedian, Actress, Writer|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Early Life: Family and Education
Whitney is the daughter of Patty and the late Eric Lynn Cummings. Her father (who died in 2017) was a lawyer and venture capitalist, while her mother was a former public relations director for Neiman Marcus at Mazza Gallery. He has two siblings; an older half-brother, Kevin Cummings, and an older half-sister, Ashley Cummings.
For education, he attended Andrew Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland and graduated in 2000. She was into modeling during her teenage years and worked as a runway and catalog model.
She then joined the University of North Carolina and later transferred to the prestigious Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania from where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Communication in 2004.
Whitney also interned at WRC-TV aka NBC 4 as a multimedia journalist and worked in Washington D.C. He honed his acting skills at the Studio Theatre.
Whitney Cummings’s Personal Life
Being a public figure, Cummings has always managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Still, news of their dating kept appearing in the media from time to time.
It is known that she is in a relationship with a guy named Miles Skinner who works as a Group Creative Director at an advertising firm called VICE Media. He is also a freelance brand strategist for several high-profile companies. The couple got to know each other through a dating app and started dating in 2017. They got engaged in September 2018 on her 36th birthday. The pair broke up and eventually called off their engagement in 2020.
She previously dated singer Lenny Kravitz and actors Kerry Roday and Peter Berg.
Whitney Cumming is now pregnant and expecting her first child, a son, in June 2023.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 60 kg|
Pounds – 132 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)/7.5 (UK)|
|Dress Size||4 (US)/8 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Tall and Lean Body Structure|
Deep, emphatic voice
After graduation, Whitney Cummings moved to Los Angeles with plans to become a journalist. But, later, he decided that his choice of career would not suit his personality traits and started looking for other options.
In 2004, she joined the cast of MTV’s Punk’d as a prankster. His career took a dramatic turn while working on the show when someone advised him to pursue a comedy career as it came naturally to him. He began performing in local comedy clubs and bowling alleys.
Whitney performed on the ‘Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’ and ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ and appeared on E! Show Chelsea Lately and Leary on Douchebags and Donuts. Cummings went on tour with Dennis Leary and the Rescue Me Comedy Tour to promote the show’s sixth season.
She created and starred in the NBC sitcom Whitney and co-created the CBS sitcom, ‘2 Broke Girls’, and also has a talk show, ‘Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings’ on E! in 2012.
On the acting front, she made her acting debut in the 2004 thriller film EMR as Cyberbanilli. Her other acting credits include Stephanie in Maid of Honor (2008), Claudia in 3,2,1… Frankie Goes Boom (2012), Susan in The Ridiculous 6 (2015) and The Female Brain (2017).
- Comedic Influence – George Carlin
- Restaurant – Nobu
- Coffee – Coconut Milk Mocha
- Celebrity Idol – Mae West
- Books – “The Female Brain” (2006) by Louann Brizendine, “The Scarlet Letter” (1850) by Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Sapiens” by Yuval Noah Harari, “The Fantasy Bond” by Robert W. Firestone
- Skincare Device – NuFace Toning device
Whitney Cummings Net Worth
The talented comedian and actress has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of 2023. He received $60 thousand as remuneration per episode of Whitney. Nevertheless, he is one of the most talented comedians in the business, who has enjoyed considerable success. She lives in an ultra-luxury gated estate in Woodland Hills, California, which she purchased for $4.3 million in May 2019.
Whitney Cummings Facts
Her parents divorced when she was 5 years old, leaving a lasting scar on her heart.
Whitney started taking drugs at the young age of 12 and ran away from home. She later left that life and went to live with her aunt in Virginia.
He performed his first stand-up show at the age of 22 in a bar on Vine Street at Fountain Avenue in Hollywood.
In 2007, Variety placed him on its “Top Ten Comics to Watch” list.
She is a good friend of Ginnifer Goodwin.
Whitney received an American Comedy Award nomination for her 2010 Comedy Central special, Money Shot.
She became the first female comedian to perform in Dubai and Beirut.
In 2012, her show Whitney (2011) was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series at The Women’s Image Network (WIN) Awards.
She has two rescued dogs, a pitbull named Ramona and a Great Dane named Frankie.
His show “2 Broke Girls” won the 2012 People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Comedy and the 2012 Emmy Award for Outstanding Art Direction as well as receiving three Emmy Award nominations.
Whitney wrote and published a book titled “I’m Fine…And Other Lies” in October 2017, where she discussed things that happened in her life.
He also published a book titled “Emotional Ninja”.
Her comedy specials are Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?, I’m Your Girlfriend, Whitney Cummings: I Love You, and Whitney Cummings: Money Shot.
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