Whitney Cummings - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 10, 2020

Whitney Cummings
Profession: Comedian, Actress, Producer
Best Known For: Whitney (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $30 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 4, 1982 (age 39)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Whitney Ann Cummings
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Vince Cummings
Mother's Name: Patti Cummings
Siblings: 2

Kevin Cummings (older half-brother)
Ashley Cummings (older sister)

High School: St. Andrew's Episcopal School
University: University of Pennsylvania
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, German)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 60 kg (132.28 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: 10 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 33 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 25 inch
Bra Size: 33
Cup Size: B

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Who is Whitney Cummings?

Whitney Cummings is a comedian, actress, producer by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in Whitney, creating 2 Broke Girls and writing, producing the revival of Roseanne.

Whitney Cummings – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Whitney Cummings’ birth took place on September 4, 1982, in Washington, D.C., USA. She was born to father Vince Cummings and mother Patti Cummings, a former public relations director at Neiman Marcus. Her parents divorced when she was 5 years old.

She also has an older half-brother Kevin Cummings and an older sister Ashley Cummings.

young Whitney Cummings (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education she attended St. Andrew's Episcopal School, graduating in 2000. She studied acting at Washington, D.C.’s Studio Theater and also attended Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. Cummings graduated magna cum laude from the latter in 2004 with a degree in Communications. 

Her ethnicity includes English, Scottish, German.

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Whitney Cummings – Career

Early Career

In her early career, she interned at WRC-TV where she was a multi-media journalist. After graduation, Whitney Cummings moved to Los Angeles and worked on Punk'd on MTV (2004) and EMR (2004). 

The same year Whitney Cummings began performing stand-up and in 2007 Variety named Cummings one of 10 Comics to Watch. Soon she performed on Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Last Call with Carson Daly.

Films, Series, Comedy

Since 2008 Whitney Cummings has starred in films Grizzly Park (2008), Made of Honor (2008), The Wedding Ringer (2015), The Ridiculous 6 (2015), Unforgettable (2017). She wrote, directed and starred in 2017 comedy film The Female Brain.

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Whitney Cummings in The Female Brain (dallasmoviescreenings)

In TV series Cummings has had appearances in Whitney (2011-2013), Undateable (2015-2016), among others. She is the creator of 2 Broke Girls, Whitney and was one of the head writers, an executive producer, and overseer of the revival of Roseanne

She also had a talk show, Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings but was canceled after 11 episodes. Cummings is a writer as well and has published books - I'm Fine...And Other Lies, Emotional Ninja.

Moreover, Whitney Cummings has released comedy specials - Whitney Cummings: Money Shot (2010), Whitney Cummings: I Love You (2014), I'm Your Girlfriend (2016), Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It? (2019).


Whitney Cummings’ fellow The Female Brain cast includes Cecily Strong, Toby Kebbell, Xosha Roquemore, Chris D'Elia.

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Whitney Cummings – Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Whitney Cummings was in a relationship with National Football League player Kerry Rhodes in 2014. Before him, she dated Peter Berg from 2012 to 2013. 

Currently, she is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Miles Skinner. Skinner had proposed to her in September 2018 on her birthday in front of her rescue horse, King. The couple had met on a dating app. 

Whitney Cummings, Miles Skinner (Brides)

However in February 2020 it was revealed that the couple had called off their engagement. She is currently single.

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Whitney Cummings – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be around $30 million while her salary is revealed to be $60k Per Episode 

Whitney Cummings – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Whitney Cummings is active on Instagram, Twitter with more than a million followers and on Facebook with around 150k followers. She also has an official website - whitneycummings.com.

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