Who is Whitney Cummings? Net Worth, Engagement, Career, House
Quick Facts of Whitney Ann Cummings
|Full Name||Whitney Ann Cummings|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Birthplace||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
|Profession||Stand-up comedian and actress|
|Height||5' 10" (1.78 m)|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania|
Whitney Cummings is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress. She is known for her performance in NBC’s Whitney, earning a nomination at The Women’s Image Network Awards for Outstanding Actress.
Cummings has been named Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch and is the first female comedian to perform in Dubai and Beirut. Her other notable credits include Made of Honor and The Female Brain.
Whitney Cummings: Age & Height
Born on September 4, 1982, Whitney Cummings is currently 37 years old. Moreover, her birth name is Whitney Ann Cummings. Talking about Whitney’s height, she stands 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings, Education
Whitney was born in Washington, D.C., to Patti Cummings and Eric Lynn Cummings. Her mother, Patti, worked as a publicist at Neiman Marcus, and her father, Eric, was a lawyer and venture capitalist. She has an older sister, Ashley, and a older half-brother, Kevin.
When Whitney was five years old, her parents legally separated. She then went on to live in her aunt’s home outside Roanoke, Virginia, since her mother had a drinking problem. The 37 years old actress graduated from the prestigious St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in 2000. While still in high school, she interned at WRC-TV, the NBC owned television station in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a multi-media journalist.
Cummings initially wanted to be a journalist, so she enrolled at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. Whitney graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Communications in 2004. After moving to Los Angeles, however, she decided to work in movies and began performing stand-ups.
Net Worth, Salary & House
Whitney Cummings has a net worth of $30 Million as of 2020. Her salary per episode of NBC’s Whitney was $60,000. In addition to her decade-long-career as an actress, she is also a producer, writer, director, and podcaster.
Cummings launched her first podcast, Good for You, on November 5, 2019. Moreover, her recent comedy special, Can I Touch It?, premiered on Netflix on July 30, 2019. Previously, she has released three comedy specials, with the first one being Money Shot that premiered on Comedy Central in 2010.
Furthermore, Whitney bought a estate in Woodland Hills, California, for $4.3 million in May 2019. She also owns a home in Studio City, California, that she purchased in 2011 for $1.49 million.
Movies & TV Shows
Cummings made her debut with the low-budget thriller film EMR in 2004. She went on to appear on short films along with television shows. Four years later, the 37 years old comedian co-starred on The Tony Rock Project and appeared in box-office hit Made of Honor.
She has co-starred and worked as a screenwriter and creator in well-known television shows as Whitney and 2 Broke Girls. Cummings also hosted a talk show, Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings, on E! in 2012.
The 37 years old actress worked as one of the head writers of ABC’s comedy series Roseanne for some time. Moreover, Whitney’s first book, I’m Fine…And Other Lies was published in 2017.
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Personal Life: Who is Whitney Cummings engaged to?
Whitney Cummings was engaged to creative director Miles Skinner. However, in February 2020, she called off her engagement to her former fiancé, describing the breakup as amicable and drama-free in her podcast, Good For You.
The couple met online in 2017 and got engaged in September 2018 with Cummings sharing the special moment on her Instagram. A few months ago, she told US Weekly about putting the wedding plans on hold because of the stress and high cost.
“The idea of planning was just really overwhelming and kind of sad to me. I feel like planning a wedding should be fun and not a complete bummer”, she said in the February 5th episode of Good For You.