Whitney Cummings is an American actress and comedian who has an estimated net worth of $15 million. She has probably known her role in the NBC’s sitcom, ‘Whitney’. She is also the co-creator of the sitcom, ‘Two Broke Girls’.
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Whitney Ann Cummings was born on September 4, 1982, in Georgetown, Washington D.C. Her father is Vince Cummings and her mother, Patti Cummings is a former public relation director at Neiman Marcus at Mazza Galleria. She was raised by her mother, as her parents got divorced when Whitney was just five years old.
Whitney Cummings attended St. Andrews Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland. She was an average student who had an amazing sense of humor. She always loved to crack jokes around people and was very good at it. For further studies, Whitney interned at Washington’s NBC-owned television station WRC-TV as a journalist. In order to pursue her dream, she took acting lessons at the studio theatre in Washington D.C.
Whitney then took an admission at Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her degree in communication from the University of Pennsylvania with ‘magna cum laude’.
Whitney Cummings was dating Peter Berg, a director, and producer, but their relationship didn’t last long and they broke up within a year. In between, she was dating Kerry Rhodes but soon the couple decided to end their relationship.
Whitney was single for a quite a long time, until recently, according to the reports, she is dating Lenny Kravitz. The couple started dating last year and has an amazing chemistry in between them. They are having a lot of fun together and the couple was spotted in Malibu, California.
Soon after the graduation, Whitney moved to Los Angeles and got a job offer from MTV. She started working on MTV’s Punk’d. The show is obviously very hit in the States as well as across the globe. Soon, in the same year, she appeared in a very low-budget thriller called ‘EMR’. It was a disappointing experience for her and she decided to turn her attention to something else.
Whitney Cummings then began using her natural gift of comedy and started doing stand-up shows. Her talent was appreciated by a lot of audiences and she also received numerous positive critics about her shows. ‘Variety’ magazine named her ‘Top 10 Comics to Watch’ that year. After her successful stand-up shows, she came to San Francisco to audition for ‘Last Comic Standing’. For some reasons she didn’t clear the rounds and was eliminated.
Whitney Cummings then got a chance to performs at ‘The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien’. She was gaining a much-needed attention from the public. She was really working hard to gain fame and fortune she always dreamed of. Whitney then got a chance to work with Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan in an American romantic comedy film, ‘Made of Honor’.
With each project, Whitney’s performance was getting better. Whitney Cummings was then invited to host ‘Sundance Film Festival’ dailies. She also appeared several times on ‘E! Show’, ‘Chelsea Lately’, etc.
Her biggest breakthrough came when she decided to make a live audience sitcom called ‘Whitney’. The series was shot in front of live audiences and received a lot of fame. Not only, Whitney was the creator, but also she starred in the show. There was only two season of the show and it ended in 2013. Whitney Cummings is also the co-star of CBS’s sitcom, ‘Two Broke Girls’, which is doing very well.
Awards & Achievements
Whitney Cummings is a very talented personality, who has received few awards. Her biggest achievement would be winning the ‘Young Hollywood Award’ for Comedian of the year.
Net Worth of Whitney Cummings
The estimated net worth of Whitney Cummings is approximately $15 million as of 2017-2018. Most of her net worth comes from her contribution to the sitcom’s, ‘Whitney’ and ‘Two Broke Girls’. According to the reports, she was getting a salary of $60 thousand for every episode.
Whitney Cummings is a beautiful, talented comedian, whose talent can be seen in the sitcom, ‘Whitney’. She is a very open and straightforward person and doesn’t like keep any secrets. Currently, she is enjoying her personal life with an American singer, Lenny Kravitz.