Whitney Cumming is an American-born and raised actress, model, producer, standup comedian, filmmaker, and podcaster. Check out Whitney Cummings net worth and some interesting facts about her.
Cummings is a native of Washington, DC. She is known for her comedy special, acting, and being the co-creator of the famous sitcom “2 Broke Girls” which aired on “CBS” from (2011-2017).
Whiney Cumming has released 1 comedy albums, 4 stand-up specials, 3 “Comedy Central Roasts.” She created and starred in the “NBC” show “Whitney.”
In 2010, Cummings released one of her first l hour-long standup special names, “Money Shot,” on “Comedy Central.” If you have been following Whitney Cummings career for a while, you might know some of these.
But do you know about her early life, her zodiac sign, or anything about her personal life? Keep reading to know these and also Whitney Cummings Net Worth in 2021.
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Whitney Cummings Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 4, 1982|
|Age||38 years old|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Source of Wealth||Entertainment Industry|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Last Updated||February, 2021|
Whitney Ann Cummings was born in Washington, DC on September 4th, 1982. Her father is Vince Cummings who happened to be a venture capitalist and lawyer.
Whitney’s mother, Patti Cummings is a former public relations director at “Neiman Marcus” at Mazza Galleria.
Her parents decided to split pretty early in her childhood precisely when she 5 years old. Patti Cummings raised her and got married to someone else later on. She has a half-brother named Kevin and an older sister named Ashley.
It was reported that she was raised in a dysfunctional and alcoholic household. At 12 years old she was sent to her aunt’s place temporarily in Virginia.
Whitney attended “St. Andrews Episcopal School” situated in Potomac, Maryland, and graduated in 2000. Since she always joked around and her friends testified that she had a good sense of humor, she wanted to pursue a career in comedy.
Whitney did an internship at “NBC’s” television station named “WRC-TV” as a journalist located in Washington. Whitney was very persistent in fulfilling her dream and which led her to take acting lessons at the studio theatre in Washington, DC.
Whitney did not jump right into the entertainment industry and completed her studies first. She took admission to “Annenberg School for Communication” at “University of Pennsylvania.”
She took a part-time job as a department store model at local shopping malls and used that money to pay her tuition fees. Whitney finally graduated with a magna cum laude in 2004 majoring in Communications.
Whitney Cummings moved to Los Angeles after graduating in 2004. She started to do standup comedy gigs at various local clubs and was soon spotted by “MTV”.
They hired her for a show named “Punk’d” which is a practical joke reality show produced by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.
She got to star in a very low budget film called “EMR” in the same year and which happened to get screened at “Cannes.”
But it turned out to be an unpleasant experience and she decided to take things into perspective and work on something else.
Whitney Cumming decided to put her full attention at using her gift of comedy and give it a real go. So, she started doing standup comedy shoes and her talent started getting noticed.
Audience turns out started increasing and many critics gave positive attention to her shows. Even the famous magazine “Variety” named her one of the “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in 2007”.
Due to receiving so many good reviews, Whitney decided to come to San Francisco to give an audition for “Last Comic Standing.” Unfortunately, she was rejected in one of the preliminary rounds.
Whitney co-starred on “The Tony Rock Project” and also made an appearance in the romantic comedy “Made of Honor.” She worked alongside Раtrісk Dеmрѕеу аnd Місhеllе Моnаghаn in this film 2008.
In 2010, Whitney released her 1-hour special called “Money Shot” on “Comedy Central.” Then she got invited as a host for the “Sundance Film Festival” and “E!” series “Chelsea Lately.”
2011 changed her career entirely as her live audience sitcom got picked up by broadcast networks. Whitney co-created “2 Broke Girls” and executive produced with Michael Patrick King got well received by the audience and lasted for 6 seasons.
She also made the show “Whitney” but that got canceled after 2 seasons. Whitney released more comedy specials and also published her first book named “I’m Fine…And Other Lies” and launched a podcast “Good for You” in 2019.
Highlights and Achievements
- “Top 10 Comics to Watch” in 2007
- Nominated for Comedy “12th Annual Shorty Awards”
- Winner for Actress Comedy Series: Whitney (2012) by WIN Award
Age, Height, and Weight
Whitney Cummings was born on 4th September 1982 which makes her 38 years old as of February 2021. She is 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 60 kg. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Whitney dated Peter Berg who is a director and producer but their relationship ended within 1 year. She also dated Kerry Rhodes who is an American actor in 2014 and didn’t last either.
Whitney started seeing Miles Skinner in 2018 and they got engaged too in September of that same year. Whitney revealed in her podcast “Good for You” that they broke off their engagement and she said that they had no hard feelings.
Whitney Cumming’s co-star Chirs D’Elia on “Whitney” (2011) was accused of predatory behavior and sexual harassment of multiple women.
Whitney has since released a statement saying she condemns this kind of behavior and she is devastated and enraged.
Whitney was once accused by a “New York Times” writer, Andrew Goldman that she slept her way to the top but he soon received backlash for it.
Whitney Cummings Net Worth In 2021
Whitney Cummings is a successful standup comedian, writer, actress, producer, and podcaster and she has a whopping net worth of $20 million as of February 2021.
All thanks to her hit shows, comedy specials, book, and podcast. She received around $60,000 per episode for her show “Whitney” in 2011.