In a world where still have to deal with terms like “Female Comedian”, there exists an ultra talented woman who conquered every field she discovered and like a boss. Whitney Cummings proved that she has what it takes to be a woman of pure talent and hardwork.
|Full Name:||Whitney Cummings|
|Stage Name:||Whitney Ann Cummings|
|Birthday:||4 September 1982|
|Place Of Origin:||Washington DC USA|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches|
|Total Net Worth:||$30 Million|
Whitney Ann Cummings, was born on 4th September, 1982, in Washington DC, USA. Her father Eric Lynn Cummings was a lawyer by profession and a venture capitalist, while her mother Patti Cummings was a public relations director of Neiman Marcus at Mazza Gallerie.
Her parents divorced each other when she was five. She did not have a happy and easy childhood since there was a lot of abuse and dysfunctionality in her family due to alcohol.
She also has an elder sister, “Ashley” and also a half brother “Kevin”. When she was 12 years of age, she was sent to live with her aunt in Virginia. In the year 2000, she graduated from the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac and posted that she worked for a television station named WRC-TV. She went to the University of Pennsylvania and attended the Annenberg School of communication, from where she graduated in the year 2004. She wanted to become a journalist but life has its own ways of shaping a person.
During the years 2012 to 2013, she dated Peter Berg, who was an actor, director and also a producer. There was an extremely large age difference of 20 years between them and is speculated to be one of the prime reasons behind their breakup. The relationship did not end on a good note and Cummings talked about it on one of her gigs. In the year 2014, she dated Kerry Rhodes. Kerry was an NFL player who later turned to acting. The relationship was quite short lived and lasted for a few months only, but it did grab the attention of the paparazzi.
In one of her interviews with Howard Stern, she accepted that she had been cheated upon in one of her relationships and that after her experience of several failed relationships, she wasn’t sure of settling down with a man any sooner and had therefore decided to freeze her eggs.
She even took a break for 10 months from any kind of romantic energy and later declared that she was seeing a doctor. In the year 2016, Whitney was seen with Lenny Kravitz, who is a renowned singer, on a date at the Nobu Restaurant.
In 2017, Whitney was invited to a talk show “Conan”, on which she accepted that she had met her boyfriend through a dating app. The couple loved animals and therefore connected immediately.
The man she referred to was Miles Skinner. He is a Group creative director at Vice Media, which is an advertising firm. He also works as a freelance brand strategist for several renowned companies. The duo have been in an official relationship since the year 2018.
This amazingly gorgeous woman with brains and wit who’s been proving to the world that women are more than just aesthetics is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 60 kilos. She has dark brown hair and green eyes.
After her graduation, Whitney shifted to Los Angeles and became a part of MTV’s “Punk’d”. She also bagged a role in EMR, which was a thriller. It was a small budget movie but got an opportunity to feature in Cannes. In the year 2004, she discovered stand up comedy and found herself comfortable with it. She became a part of several movies like Hooked, that came in 2006 and featured Whitney play the character of Vanessa.
She played “Natalie” in the 2007 release “Life is Short”. She featured in “Come to the Net” and played Whitney, and in the 7-10 split, she played ” Whitney the waitress”.
In her 2008 releases “Grizzly Park”, she played Tiffany Stone and in “Made of Honor” she played “Stephanie”. In her 2009 release “Why Men Go Gay in L.A.” she played “Sarah”. “In Fidelity” that released in 2010, featured her playing “Cindy”. In the 2012 release “3,2,1… Frankie Go Boom”, she played “Claudia”. In the 2015 releases, “The Wedding Ringer”, she played “Holly Munk” and in “The Ridiculous 6” she played “Susannah”. In “Unforgettable” and “The Female Brain” that was released in 2017, she played “Ali” and “Julia Brizendine” respectively.
In the year 2020 she featured in “The Opening Act” and played “Brooke Bailey”. In 2021 she featured in “How It Ends”.
She was a part of several comedy specials like “Money Shot”, “I love you”, “I am your girlfriend” and “Can I touch you”. Whitney also featured in several TV series like “Half and Half”, “Fire guys”, “Trapped in TV guide”, “What about Brian”, “Tell me you love me”, “Turbo dates”, “The tony rock project”, “House”, “Whitney”, “Dave’s old porn”, “Love you mean it”, “Comedy Bang Bang”, “Maron”, “The Jim Gaffigan show”, “Undateable”, “Workaholics” and “Crashing”.
Whitney was presented with the “Young Hollywood Award” for “the Comedian of the year”.
In the era where women are working and striving together to empower each other and themselves, Whitney is a role model for many. With her comedy gigs, movies and TV shows, she accounts for a net worth of $30 Million. More than anything, with her fan base ranging world wide, she is counted amongst the most successful comedians of present times.
Whitney Cummings has been a woman of power, strength and wit. Despite an unpleasant childhood, she managed to strengthen herself and become the best of herself. She did not let her heart breaks hold her or break her trust in love. Out of the various things we can learn from her, her sense of self and courage to “strive till you succeed” is what one should look forward to.